Choose Your Own Adventure Distance Learning Style

Track
Forces of Change
Start Day and Time
Sunday May 7 1-2:15 p.m.
Venue and Meeting Room
263 America's Center
Description
Create your own adventure, interfacing with a diverse panel of distance-learning professionals guided by a representative from the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC). Based on your interest, you will rank topic choices, and your ranks will determine the direction of the conversation. The session will be fluid and highly audience driven, focusing on utilizing labor/teamwork; generating revenue and funding sources; attracting and meeting the needs of non-traditional audiences; marketing, including scheduling platforms; and collaborating outside the museum.
Learner Outcome
  1. Recognize the value of distance learning in strengthening a support base and generating revenue.
  2. Increase awareness of marketing and scheduling strategies to diversify audiences and meet the needs of non-traditional groups.
  3. Recognize possibilities for collaborative projects with other institutions as well as collaboration across departments.
Speakers
Presenter: 
Allyson Mitchell
Role: 
Presenter
Title: 
Outreach Manager
Organization: 
Penn Museum - University of Pennsylvania
Presenter: 
Darryl Batts
Role: 
Presenter
Presenter: 
Janet Zanetis
Role: 
Moderator
Title: 
Managing Director
Bio
As an educator and university administrator, Jan Zanetis spent 20 years in K-12 and Higher Education. In 2013, she began her current role as the Managing Director at CILC. Jan's area of expertise is the application of video technologies in education. She has written extensively on this topic for education journals and has co-authored two books. She works with museums to assure quality content for their interactive programs on CILC.
Presenter: 
William Lenches
Role: 
Presenter
Title: 
Curator
Organization: 
12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
Bio
William Lenches is the Executive Director of the 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum. A 25 year Air Force veteran, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in History from Excelsior College and is currently a Masters candidate at Southern New Hampshire University.