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12/5/2017

Online Learning Opportunities in December

Online Learning Opportunities in December

Please join us for our next presentations in the ASLA Online Learning series, hosted by the Women in Landscape Architecture and Children’s Outdoor Environments Professional Practice Networks:

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Creative Goal Setting for Women
3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (Eastern)
1.0 PDH (LA CES/non-HSW)

ASLA Member: $40
Associate ASLA Member: $30
Student ASLA: $20
Nonmember: $165

Register now.

While at some points in our careers there are clear milestones to achieve, such as licensure or promotions, oftentimes, there’s no clear path ahead and we need to craft our own careers and set career goals. In this webinar, Mia Scharphie, of the women’s career advancement training company Build Yourself, will walk through how to set goals for creatives. You’ll learn frameworks and activities that can help you unlock inspiring and motivating career goals that will guide you in your day-to-day, and methods to be ‘creatively strategic’ in optimizing the investment of your time. We’ll also look at common pitfalls that women face in setting goals and harvesting the fruit of their efforts, how they overcome those pitfalls, and how they can have more of what they want in their careers. This session will also have a special focus on women with multiple passions. We’ll dispel the myth that ‘if only you could narrow down’ you’d be successful, and give you a pathway to success that respects being interested in many things.

Learning objectives:

• Develop creative career goals, customized to their own interests.
• Identify gender bias, both internalized and external, that can hinder women in setting and achieving career goals.
• Identify and develop strategic projects or efforts to invest their time in growing in their careers.

Speaker:

Mia Scharphie, Associate ASLA, Founder, Build Yourself

Monday, December 18, 2017

Truly Inclusive? The Reward of Thrill in Universal Play Designs
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. (Eastern)
1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

ASLA Member: $40
Associate ASLA Member: $30
Student ASLA: $20
Nonmember: $165

Register now.

This presentation focuses on inclusive play in outdoor playgrounds. Based on observations, interviews and research in a universal design public playground and a playground at a school for children with disabilities, we have deducted a series of recommendations for inclusive, universal play design for all abilities. One of the main considerations of the presentation is that we do harm when we underestimate the abilities of children with disabilities. As all other children, they love the thrill of physical play such as spinning, sliding, and swinging. The presentation will go through cases of good universal playground designs and functional playground equipment design features. Finally, we will touch upon working within the framework of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and beyond.

Learning objectives:

• Learn key elements of inclusive play and universal design, based on observations and research with users and care givers.
• Get new insights on playground planning and play equipment functionality.
• Learn about the policy dimension of planning inclusive playgrounds, beyond the ADA.
• Get an adult user perspective on accessibility and usability in public play areas.
• Learn how the landscape architect can implement policies and insights of users in the final solution.
• Understand how to advocate for standard solutions that fit all user groups.

Speakers:

Jeanette Fich Jespersen, Head of KOMPAN Play Institute; VP of the European Child Friendly Cities Network
Ken Dobyns, Business Development Manager, Specification, Sales, KOMPAN Playground Solutions


Recorded Presentations:

Learn at your own pace through ASLA’s recordings of past presentations, including a selection of education sessions from recent ASLA Annual Meeting Education Programs. More than 150 Recorded Presentations [LINK: http://learn.asla.org/asla/specialties ] are available for on-demand viewing. Once on the registration page, sign in with your ASLA member ID and password to receive the member discount.

Note: the live presentation above will be available as a recorded presentation within five-to-seven business days after the live event.

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