Webinar Resources

Visit the Committee of Architecture for Education Youtube playlist for all CAE archived videos.  Receive credit for attending live webinars only. Credit is not offered for viewing recorded events.

2014 Webinar Calendar

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Archived Webinars

2013

AIA CAE 2013 Educational Facility Design Awards The AIA CAE 2013 Educational Facility Design Awards Webinar will share concepts about educational facility planning and design with CAE members as well as others interested in the design of learning environments. The webinar will share ideas that exhibit innovation and excellence of the client's educational program through responsive and responsible programming, planning, and the design of learning environments. In other words, understanding the learning environment beyond the aesthetic where the function and surrounding regional and community context are valued as part of a participatory planning and design process. Presented October 1, 2013.  Handout and Youtube

Outdoor Learning Environments - Moving Design V:  The Art of Play
21st Century Learning Environments blur the boundary between fun, play, wonder and information access. Melding examples from the past and present, this webinar looks at playgrounds as valued cultural activity centers and unique destinations that challenge children’s curiosity.  Contrasting commodification of play with cultural specificity of place and architect/artist collaborations, we will look at changing perceptions of play and playgrounds from the 1950’s to the present that concentrate on the importance of the art of play. Examples will be shared that present play destinations as cultural play scapes.

Outdoor Learning Environments - Part II
This session, the second in a three part series, introduces cultivation of outdoor classrooms as essential to 21st century education. Creating healthy landscapes that connect classroom learning with natural play environments is a growing movement in schoolyards across the world. Architects, outdoor classroom educators, garden educators and environmental design, garden outdoor classroom educators and researchers will provide insights, objectives, and practical steps for envisioning, planning and constructing successful outdoor learning experiences. Presented February 15, 2013Handout and Youtube

2012

Cultivating Outdoor Learning Environments
This session (the first of three) introduces cultivation of outdoor classrooms as essential to 21st century education. Creating healthy landscapes that connect classroom learning with natural play environments is a growing movement in schoolyards across the world. Architects, outdoor classroom educators and researchers will provide insights, objectives, and practical steps for envisioning, planning and constructing successful outdoor learning experiences. Presented September 7, 2012.  Handout and Youtube

2011

Moving Design 2

21st Century Learning Environments blur the boundary between fun, play, wonder and information access. Melding examples from museums, schools, hospitals and public gardens, this webinar looks at multi sensory environments that are tuned to contemporary cultural sustainability practices. Examples will be shared that shift learning from secondary to primary sources, show case multi sensory experiential out door environments, connect institutional grounds (and roofs!) to local communities, demonstrate educational wayfinding, environmental navigation and encourage landscapes for all learning styles and ages.  Presented November 30, 2011. Handout

CAE 2011 Design Awards
This AIA CAE 2011 Design Awards Webinar is intended to extend concepts about educational facility planning and design to CAE members as well as others interested in the design of learning environments. The AIA CAE Design Awards webinar will share ideas that exhibit innovation and excellence of the client's educational program through responsive and responsible programming, planning and the design of learning environments. In other words, understanding the learning environment beyond the aesthetic where the function and surrounding regional and community context are valued as part of a participatory planning and design process.  Presented October 20, 2011. Handout