experience and expertise is successfully shared through opportunities
to attend training programs (i.e., workshops and
conferences) and through online training in the form of distance learning
Wet & How to Prevent It
Water, water everywhere!
Without argument, it's essential to us. But in terms of the places where
we live or work, unwanted moisture means erosion, corrosion and rot!
This mini-web class can help anyone who cares for, or about, a historic
house to better understand and deal with the three most common sources
of the "wet stuff". We'll show you how they invade historic materials;
what goes wrong when moisture is not adequately managed; and how to
turn the corner on present and future problems by providing some simple,
common sense tips. Then, after you've read everything, take a short
quiz to see if you're still "All Wet!"
Caring for Your Historic Building -- Online Education
These guides cover all aspects of caring for historic buildings--from choosing appropriate treatments to actually doing the work in ways that meet historic preservation standards. Both the popular classics and brand new web offerings are easily accessible.
popular web class should be useful for anyone interested in learning
more about the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation,
but was designed especially for historic building owners; new members
of design review and historic preservation commissions; architects,
contractors, and developers; maintenance personnel and others involved
in the care of historic buildings; and students in historic preservation
courses. Features two quizzes.
for Archeologists: A Guide to Increasing Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
This guide encourages archeologists to learn methods and philosophies
of interpretation for engaging the publicís hearts and minds with archeological
resources. Guided activities, fun facts, and case studies guide users
to realize the role of interpretation in facilitating meaningful relationships
with the resources. Users of this guide will gain knowledge, skills,
and abilities for encouraging people to care about archeology and to
develop an ethic of stewardship as a result.
This source of technical assistance and distance learning concerns the
long-term management and care of archeological collections, including
objects, records, non-cultural materials, reports, and digital data.
Ten sections cover a wide range of issues, concerns, and best practices
for archeologists, curators, CRM managers, and many others. Each section
contains a review quiz to test your knowledge, an extensive bibliography,
and a page of useful links to related materials.