HistoryConnects Lifelong Learning | Virginia Museum of History & Culture
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HistoryConnects Lifelong Learning

Videoconference with a museum educator to bring the history of the Commonwealth to your residents!

 

HISTORYCONNECTS LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAM LINE UP

HistoryConnects Lifelong Learning programs are designed to engage adult audiences with Virginia’s immense history. Our programs address everything from Virginia’s role in the Revolutionary War and propaganda during WWI to the culinary history of the Commonwealth and so much more!

 

CUSTOM PROGRAMMING

In addition to our standing catalog of topics, we can create custom programming to fit the needs and interest of your audience. Please contact Manager of Digital Learning, Hailey Fenner, at hfenner@VirginiaHistory.org or 804.342.9689 to learn more.

 

BOOKING A PROGRAM AND COST

  • Programs can be booked online and by email. Please contact Manager of Digital Learning, Hailey Fenner, at hfenner@VirginiaHistory.org or 804.342.9689 for more information.

  • HistoryConnects Lifelong Learning Programs are $125 for a single site connection. Programs can be delivered to single site or multiple sites within a community at once. There is a $75 fee for each additional site connecting during a single program.  

  • Participants are sent an invoice at the time of booking and payment is not due until the program is completed. We understand that there are several external factors that can impact a program centered on technology. If a program connection is unable to be made due to factors that are beyond human control (i.e. snow days, power or network failures, etc.), we will work with you to reschedule your program at no additional charge. 

 

EQUIPMENT NEEDED

  • An internet-connected computer or web-enabled device connected to a projector, monitor, or Smartboard.

    • NOTE: Connectivity is enhanced when the fewest number of devices are connected to the Wi-Fi. If possible, please use a wired ethernet connection.

  • An external or built-in webcam positioned to see as many participants as possible.

  • A built-in microphone or external USB noise-cancelling conference microphone.

  • Speakers loud enough for entire room to hear.

 

CONNECTION INFORMATION

  • Participants registered for a paid program will connect with VMHC via Zoom, an online meeting application. It is available for free download at https://zoom.us/download. Before each program, participants are emailed a link to join the VMHC Zoom room.

  • All participants are encouraged to book a test call before their program to ensure a smooth connection.

 

HISTORYCONNECTS FAQ

Do you have questions about HistoryConnects? If so, our FAQ page will answer your questions about cost, technology, and scheduling.

 

Hailey Fenner

Hailey Fenner, Manager of Digital Learning

Are you interested in learning more about our interactive videoconferencing programs? I can help you schedule a program or answer any questions you may have. Feel free to contact me at hfenner@VirginiaHistory.org or 804.342.9689.