Ground-breaking report, published in 2011 by OAH, examines National Park Service's "aspiration to become the nation's largest outdoor history classroom."
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Do you have questions about the Park Ranger (Interpretation) Standard Position Description? Find answers here!
These lesson plans are tailor-made to mix and match, helping seasonals or returning employees encounter the skills of Audience Centered interpretation.
There are phrases that, if we use them more often, will result in others perceiving us in a way that will build bridges and increase trust.
A selection of resources for anyone tasked with training and/or coaching interpreters, or anyone interested in beginning to develop those skills.
Audience Centered Experience Pop-Up Examples- Interpretation
This lesson plan helps interpretive trainees examine the qualities of good audience centered questions, using sample questions they develop themselves.
This lesson plan helps trainees analyze an example of an audience centered experience to illustrate how ACE builds on a familiar foundation of skills.
This lesson plan guides interpretive trainees through activities and examples that investigate two types of audience centered questions.
This "The Why of ACE" lesson plan [PDF] helps learners explore why we do what we do, what value parks have for society, and new trends in interpretation.
Provides tools to help build your skills in staying positive, provisional, specific & focusing on quality while helping interpreters improve their craft.
Use this Interpretive Bingo tool to help you analyze interpretive materials and media on their relevance, visitor participation, proper techniques and more!
Designed to take learners - both new to audience centered experiences and those versed in the concept - through an investigation of the four truths.
The National Association for Interpretation (NAI) is a professional organization dedicated to advancing the profession of heritage interpretation.
Preparing Interpretation Leaders for Our Second Century As the National Park Service moves into its second century, there is urgency for Interpretation staff to have the skills to prioritize and leverage limited resources in order to serve our audiences and communities. Interpretation leaders need to be business savvy and deliberate about choosing actions and initiatives that