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to the curriculum, standard, and guidelines for that competency.
Foundation of the Curriculum" Foundations of Interpretation
Performance Level Competencies
102: Informal visitor contacts
210: Prepare and present a conducted activity
310: Planning park interpretation
103: Prepare and present an interpretive talk
Module 220: Prepare and present an interpretive demonstration
or illustrated program
311: Interpretive media development
230: Effective interpretive writing
330: Leading interpreters: training and coaching
270: Present an effective curriculum-based program
340: Interpretive research and resource liaison
Interpretive Development Program identifies essential "Benchmark
Competencies" for all interpreters in Ranger Careers positions.
Others who do interpretive work, including volunteers and
partner organizations, can also use the specific competencies
that apply to their work. A competency is
a combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities which, when
acquired, allows employees to perform a task or function at
a specifically defined level of proficiency.