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Environmental Interpretation
ENVIRON INTERP
CLASS CODE: RL 342 CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $10.00
DIVISION: BUSINESS & COMMUNICATION
DEPARTMENT: RECREATION LEADERSHIP
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Techniques useful for outdoor recreation visitor information and education programs and services.
TAUGHT: Winter every other year
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Development of teaching techniques for building awareness of the environment. Communication, nature activities, art, music & historical association with the environment will be emphasized.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Apply principles of interpretation of nature and culture
o Lighting a spark
o Provocation
o Holistic interpretation
o Life stage differences
o Composition
o Attracting support
o Promoting optimal experiences
o Passion

2. Create both non personal and personal interpretive projects
REQUIREMENTS: Each student will be evaluated according to exams and individual interpretive projects & presentations. The course is experiential in nature, thus attendance will be crucial to the students grade.
PREREQUISITES:
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002