COM 214 Natural Resource Interpretation and Communication

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Prerequisite: CCR 092 or ENG 090

Provides communication and interpretation training for those required to interpret natural resource data about historical characters and times for the public. The course focuses on experiential skill development in the area of educational interpretation including, but not limited to, in-class and on-site interpretation of historical, geological, zoological, and other environmental topics and sites. It also stresses the preparation of educational presentations aimed at all levels of learners from pre-K through mature adulthood using various presentation techniques including, but not limited to, visual aids, props, dramatic performance, and puppetry.