ENVIRONMENTAL INTERPRETATION

OED2EI

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students are introduced to the theory and practice of environmental interpretation and its role in the context of education and nature tourism. Students critically examine theory and practice of effective interpretation through examination of interpretive venues and other materials, including some of their own. The emphasis is on developing interpretive skills with a focus on both natural and cultural interpretation settings.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorN/A

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed 90cp

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Making Visitors Mindful: Principles For Creating Quality Sustainable Visitor Experiences Through Effective Communication

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorMoscardo, G.

Year1999

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherSAGAMORE PRESS.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Enriching The Experience: An Interpretive Approach To Tour Guiding

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorPastorelli, J.

Year2003

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherHOSPITALITY PRESS. 2003

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Evaluate the relationship between learning theory and interpretation through observation and critique of interpretation practice
02. Demonstrate interpretive skills through the preparation and presentation of interpretive activities.
03. Critically evaluate your own interpretation practice.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHannah Stewart

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,500-word assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1
Presentation (word equivalency - 3000) Individual PresentationN/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO2, SILO3