Heritage Interpretation for Tourism and Recreation
You’ll develop your understanding of the principles and objectives of interpretation and how these are applied to parks, recreation and tourism management.
|Prerequisites and Restrictions|| You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
What you will learn
After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:
- Discuss the concept of heritage as it is applied to natural and cultural resources used for tourism.
- Describe and evaluate the major theoretical approaches to the interpretation of natural and cultural heritage.
- Critique the use of interpretation as a fundamental tool in advocacy for heritage conservation and protected area administration in Aotearoa-New Zealand.
- Demonstrate a detailed understanding of the ways in which heritage interpretation contributes to the tourist experience.
- Critically evaluate a range of communication media techniques and their use in effective interpretation.
- Prepare a formal document containing elements of interpretive planning, management or evaluation aimed at meeting the needs of the local heritage tourism.
- Scope, research, and conduct a quality guided walk or tour.
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