Online Learning Opportunities

Please join us as we conclude the 2018 Online Learning series with the following presentations, hosted by the Parks & Recreation and Children’s Outdoor Environments Professional Practice Networks (PPNs):

A Guide to Economic Analyses of Parks for Landscape Architects
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.(Eastern)
1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

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

REGISTER HERE

Hosted by the ASLA Parks & Recreation Professional Practice Network

Learning objectives

  • Understand the types of economic benefits that can result from parks. 
  • Understand what economic information is publicly available and how to use this information to make an argument in favor of investments in parks. 
  • Articulate the benefits and challenges of working with a university on this type of work. 
  • Understand how a multidisciplinary approach offers a more powerful impact study. 
  • Create a stakeholder management strategy that engages a diverse group in ways that are meaningful to them.  

Speakers

Connie J. Chung, Managing Principal
HR&A Advisors, Inc.

Jessica Sargent, Director of Conservation Economics
The Trust for Public Land

Carl Winston, Director
L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality & Tourism Management, San Diego State University

Hosted by Tomás Herrera-Mishler, ASLA, and Eric Tamulonis, ASLA, Parks & Recreation PPN Co-Chairs

 

The Play Environment: A New Paradigm for Play Areas
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.(Eastern)
1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

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

REGISTER HERE

Hosted by the ASLA Children’s Outdoor Environments Professional Practice Network

Learning objectives

  • Understanding: Participants will learn how play environments differ from traditional design in a way that addresses the needs of a diverse population. 
  • Evidence-Based: Participants will learn how studies in physical therapy, occupational therapy, and biophilic response affect the design of play environments. 
  • Incorporation: Participants will learn how to incorporate strategies in their own projects to create a holistic play environment that benefits a large population of users. 
  • Amplification: Participants will learn how strategies for creating play environments can be applied to schools, healthcare facilities, corporate, and residential landscapes. 

Speakers

Gregory Miller, FASLA, PLA, Immediate Past President of the American Society of Landscape Architects and Principal Landscape Architect, MRWM Landscape Architects

Hosted by Kenneth Hurst, ASLA, Children’s Outdoor Environments PPN Co-Chair

Recorded Presentations:

Learn at your own pace through ASLA’s recordings of past presentations, including a selection of education sessions from recent ASLA annual meetings. More than 100 recorded presentations 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 presentations above will be available as a recorded presentation within 5-7 business days after the live event.

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