Please help ASLA national ensure that we develop continuing education content that supports your individual interests and needs by completing this short survey.  ASLA is interested in hearing from licensed and non-licensed professionals. 
 
ASLA provides a number of ways for landscape architects to earn Professional Development Hours (PDH) through the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System™ (LA CES™). Professional development hours (PDH) is the term that ASLA and LA CES use to describe how much credit a course carries. 
 
ASLA's in-person offerings include the: 
     - Annual Meeting and EXPO
     - Landscape Architecture Magazine Lecture Series hosted at the ASLA Center for Landscape Architecture.
 
ASLA's online offerings include:
     - Live webinars hosted by the Professional Practice Networks
     - Recorded online presentations
     - Peer reviewed Landscape Architecture Technical Information Series (LATIS) papers.
 
 
 

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* 1. Describe your ASLA Membership Category:

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* 2. Which of the following best describes your organization?

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* 3. Please identify your ASLA chapter:

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* 4. How many years have you been in practice?

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* 5. What licenses or certifications that require continuing education/certification maintenance do you hold?

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* 6. How many states licenses do you maintain?

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* 7. To what extent are the following factors important to your participation in professional development activities?

  Not Important Somewhat Important Moderately Important Important Very Important
Maintaining state licensure
Personal desire to broaden knowledge base
Gaining knowledge needed for my practice/work
Expanding career opportunities
Increasing income

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* 8. Please evaluate the following items according to your opinion of national ASLA professional development offerings.

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Expectation that ASLA will provide a consistent level of content quality
Likelihood of recommending ASLA professional development offerings to peers
Value of ASLA professional development offerings

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* 9. Please choose all of the topics that are most important to your professional development.

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* 10. Of the topics that are most important to your professional development, please describe in more detail the specific content needed.

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* 11. Online Learning
Rate your level of interest in the following methods:

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Live, interactive webinar
On demand, online
Recordings of in-person events
Podcasts
Online discussion forum with colleagues
Game-based learning (use of games to enhance learning)

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* 12. What is your preferred length of time for online professional development courses?
LA CES defines one (1) professional development hour as a contact hour of at least fifty (50) minutes of instruction.

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* 13. Live, In-Person Learning
Rate your level of interest in the following methods:

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One- or two-day regional events
Brief, concise presentations from the stage (“Ted Talk” style)
Hands-on, interactive workshop
Issue debates (different sides of a topic are presented)
Roundtable discussions (speaker presents a topic and leads discussion)
Ask the experts sessions with audience interaction
Fireside chats (candid and intimate conversation with experts)
Lightning Talks (speakers have a limited amount of time to make their presentation – no more than 10 minutes)
Panel discussion (one to three speakers)
Game-based learning (use of games to enhance learning)
Continue the conversation (general session or classroom education sessions that continues with informal discussion outside the session room i.e. in the EXPO hall)

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* 14. What is your preferred length of time for live, in-person professional development courses?
LA CES defines one (1) professional development hour as a contact hour of at least fifty (50) minutes of instruction.

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* 15. Self-Study
Rate your level of interest in the following methods:

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Magazine articles, documents, technicale papers (LATIS) I can download and read

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* 16. Combination Online and Live, In-Person Learning
Rate your level of interest in the following methods:

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Blended learning (combination of face-to-face and online)

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* 17. How much do you spend annually on professional development?

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* 18. What percentage of your professional development costs are paid for by your employer?

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* 19. Rate your level of interest for the following:

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Online professional development subscription package for yourself (access to x number of PDH at discounted rate)
Online professional development subscription package for your firm or organization (access to x number of PDH for discounted group rate)

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* 20. From what other organizations do you receive professional development? Please select whether you receive it online and/or in-person.

  Online In-Person I don't receive any professional development from this organization
ASLA Chapter
American Institute of Architects
American Society of Civil Engineers
Urban Land Institute
U.S. Green Building Council
American Planning Association
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
National Recreation and Parks Association

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* 21. What do you receive from other organizations that is different from what you receive from ASLA? (select all that apply)

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* 22. How likely are you to recommend national ASLA professional development offerings from these organizations to your peers?

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American Institute of Architects
American Society of Civil Engineers
Urban Land Institute
U.S. Green Building Council
American Planning Association
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
National Recreation and Parks Association

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* 23. Please provide any suggestions that ASLA can do to better serve your professional development needs.

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