RLS 212 - Principles of Interpretation
3 Semester Hour Credits
Course Description: A study of interpretive program preparation and physical site planning for interpretive services. Focus on principles and methods to interpret natural and cultural history in parks and other outdoor settings.
Schedule: Spring semester. This course follows the on-campus schedule for beginning and ending dates.
Delivery Method: Online. Students are not expected to come to the campus at any time.
Prerequisite Courses: None.
Instructor: Sherry Niesar; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Textbook: Book Information through the DCB Bookstore.
Other Materials: None.
Course Objectives: It is expected that students will be able to:
- Explain the importance of interpretation in our natural and cultural settings.
- Utilize planning techniques to plan and present an effective interpretive program.
- Read assigned chapters in the textbook.
- Take a short quiz for each chapter. Quizzes are worth 8-16 points.
- Complete chapter assignments.
- Complete exams.
Exams - Policies & Procedures:
- All exams are given online and can be taken on any computer with Internet access.
- Exams will consist of four chapters and will typically have 25 questions.
- Exams must be completed by the date posted on the course calendar and must be completed with in the 40 minute time period.
- The final is a comprehensive project worth 100 points to be completed the last 3 weeks of the course.
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