Conducting Meaningful Interpretation: A Field Guide for Success

Conducting Meaningful Interpretation: A Field Guide for Success

by Carolyn Widner Ward, Alan Wilkinson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555915302

ISBN-13: 9781555915308

Pub. Date: 08/16/2006

Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing

Covering everything from the history of interpretation, to strategies and tools for effective communication, to the future of the profession, this reference guide is a vital resource for guides and interpreters in natural resource management programs. Includes tips on traditional campfire programs, high-tech audiovisual presentations, presenting to special groups and…  See more details below

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Covering everything from the history of interpretation, to strategies and tools for effective communication, to the future of the profession, this reference guide is a vital resource for guides and interpreters in natural resource management programs. Includes tips on traditional campfire programs, high-tech audiovisual presentations, presenting to special groups and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555915308
Publisher:
Fulcrum Publishing
Publication date:
08/16/2006
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Interpretation from past to present1
Ch. 2Conducting meaningful interpretation15
Ch. 3The foundation of interpretation : communication31
Ch. 4Planning for success51
Ch. 5A basic structure : program69
Ch. 6The basic program : talk85
Ch. 7Taking the talk on the road : walk113
Ch. 8Working in the dark : campfires and more!129
Ch. 9For the young at heart : children's interpretation149
Ch. 10Taking the message to the visitor : roving interpretation167
Ch. 11Essentials for all programs : critical concerns179
Ch. 12Multisensory equipment : audiovisual195
Ch. 13Practicing defensible interpretation : evaluation221
Ch. 14Growing from a tradition : professionalism241

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