Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Interpretive Resources and Techniques (3 cr)
R372 | 6654 | D Knapp
Interpretive Resources and Techniques
9:30a-10:45a TR HP019
Description: This course will investigate the foundations, methodologies,
and applications of outdoor education, interpretation, and environmental
education. This course is intended to help students understand the basic
goals, philosophies, and teaching methods of these three professional
fields. This class will utilize discussion, hands-on activities, field
trips, and program observations to help achieve the course goals.
Required Text: A mandatory readings packet is available at TIS Bookstore.
Another resource book is available as an optional purchase - but strongly
suggested for those inclined toward interpretation. That text is: Regnier,
K., Gross, M., and Zimmerman, R. (1992). The Interpreters Guidebook.
Stevens Point, WI: UW-SP Foundation Press.
Summary of Assignments: Foundations evaluation, final evaluation, peer
teaching project/presentation, community project, assignments and
Additional Information: This course has 2-3 field trips on Fridays.