ENVIRONMENTAL INTERPRETATION

OED2EI

2021

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-ordinatorHannah Stewart

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesLectures, tutorials, field visit

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

Enriching The Experience: An Interpretive Approach To Tour Guiding

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorPastorelli, J.

Year2002

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherPearson

ISBN1862505225, 9781862505223

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

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

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMoscardo, G.

Year1999

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherSAGAMORE PRESS.

ISBN1571672591, 9781571672599

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

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

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.

Subject options

Select to view your study options…

Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHannah Stewart

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 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.

TutorialWeek: 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 assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1

Presentation (word equivalency - 3000) Individual Presentation

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo60 SILO2, SILO3