210: Prepare and Present an Effective Conducted Activity
following curriculum components outline the developmental
learning elements that compose the skills set for this
competency. From these outlines, 1) employees and their
supervisors can determine learning needs and
strategies, 2) instructors can develop sessions and
lesson plans. Each component also contains a list of
useful references and developmental activities.
Upon completion, learners will be able to:
the characteristics of conducted activities and
decide when they are most appropriate and effectively
complex communication skills into their conducted
opportunities for higher-level concepts and connections
and foster resource stewardship through immersion
in the resource;
advanced program development techniques to support
their conducted activities.
Types of conducted activities, their special considerations,
and alternate conveyances; human interaction including
alternative methods, group dynamics and facilitation,
reflection of alternate points of view, incorporation
of spontaneous moments, and coping with hostility; physical
and intellectual immersion in the resource, incorporation
of critical and controversial issues, and advanced resource-based
concepts; program development through logistics, safety
considerations, organization, connectors, transitions,
and the other techniques present in Module 103.
All park ranger interpreters, cooperating association
staff, and NPS volunteers involved in formal interpretive
Park or cluster-sponsored training, academic courses,
professional workshops, distance learning through video,
classroom, satellite uplink, mentoring, on-the-job training,
and independent study.