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RPK - Recreation and Parks

RPK 125

RESOURCE INTERPRETATION AND EDUCATION

(3.00 CR.)

Prerequisite is ENG 111 and completion of or concurrent enrollment in a SPD course. Includes overview of the history of the outdoor education movement. Concentrates on the basic knowledge and skills necessary to design, implement and present interpretive programs and develop outdoor educational tools. Includes design and construction of interpretive displays using varied materials and all forms of presentation media (print, audio-visual, and computer software). Students will be required to create and present an interpretive program or outdoor education instructional tool. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

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