Have you been thinking about publishing a book, maybe as a way to build your brand or establish yourself as a thought leader in your field? The good news is that the rise of digital publishing gives you more options than ever. In this one-day workshop, publishing veterans Jesse Finkelstein and Trena White will help you navigate the constantly shifting self-publishing landscape.
Connect & Engage Communications Strategy & Trends in Public Engagement for Cause-Based Organizations
with Amanda Gibbs
Vancouver-based public engagement and communications specialist, Amanda Gibbs will offer a full-day program featuring the latest approaches, tools, case studies and interactive exercises to help you sharpen your external strategy and get comfortable with emerging practices.
The Art of Crowdfunding Creating Your Campaign Narrative
with Ian Mackenzie
Taught by filmmaker and media activist Ian MacKenzie (Occupy Love, Sacred Economics), The Art of Crowdfunding will demystify the world of crowdfunding and provide you with specific storytelling strategies that will help you tap into the revolution.
Online Video for Social Good Stories that Change Minds
with Kai Nagata
This seminar-style workshop offers concrete strategies for increasing the impact of your video content online. Nagata's insights -- borrowed from evolutionary biologists, corporate newsrooms, oral tradition and web metrics -- can all help you stack up more hits on YouTube. But with new tools and techniques come new questions: Who are we trying to reach? What do we want them to do? And how will we measure success? Defining those goals will make your videos better, guaranteed.
There are stories in the data. You need to get them out of there, and onto a map, preferably on the web. We'll talk about how to make the best interactive web maps that are possible without getting into any coding.
Exclusive weekend workshops led by some of our most accomplished contributors and colleagues.
The Tyee Master Classes offer immersion training in specialized disciplines designed and taught by acclaimed industry experts.
Each of our instructors has crafted an in-depth lesson plan informed by their experience working in the field. Expect to learn through both dialogue and doing. Classes include seminar-style instruction, interactive Q&A, hands-on break-out sessions and personalized feedback, with a promise to leave empty catch-phrases and sleep-inducing slideshows at home.
We know it's not possible to become a master in one weekend. But there is something to be said for study under great teachers -- a tradition passed down through history. Socrates was Plato's teacher. Mozart was mentored by Haydn. Picasso studied printing with Man Ray.
Offering mentorship and training from today's great teachers, The Tyee Master Classes will equip you for your own personal quest to the top of your game.
And while your studies are serious, they most certainly don’t need to be stuffy -- refreshments and tasty catering set the mood for an interactive, flexible, high-impact lesson you can’t find anywhere else.