Culturally Responsive Visitor Studies: An Interactive Workshop with Dr. Katrina Bledsoe

Join the Visitor Studies Association (VSA) for an interactive webinar focusing on the considerations and potential challenges relating to cultural responsiveness within the evaluation process. Dr. Katrina L. Bledsoe, a leader and expert on issues surrounding cultural responsiveness and equity-focused evaluation, will present this virtual workshop, providing examples from her professional experience. Participants will work together to think about how evaluators and informal learning professionals can identify and address the culture and context that exist within the evaluation process. Participants will also have the opportunity to think about how they can integrate cultural responsiveness into evaluation practice. The webinar will utilize presentation, large group discussion, and breakout rooms to: Discuss the terminology, definitions, and personal perspectives surrounding Culturally Responsive Evaluation Examine a case study evaluation project from a cultural responsiveness lens Develop an evaluation plan that considers the needs and perspectives of various stakeholders Share and compare ideas from small group discussions Reflect on the case study as a whole, paying attention to how culture, context, and equity are addressed

February 12th, 2020 from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM