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interpretation for archeologists: a guide to increasing knowledge, skills and abilities (photo) Button recovered at Fort McHenry National Monument.

Interpretation for Archeologists: A Guide to Increasing Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities is for archeologists who wish to use interpretive techniques and products to communicate with the public. The guide pulls back the curtain on the who, what, and why of interpretation in order to create a foundation for archeologists and interpreters to work together.

In this guide, discover a shared philosophy about encouraging public stewardship. Learn about methods and techniques of resource-based interpretation. Explore techniques for engaging audiences to find meaning in archeological resources. By the end of the guide, you will apply what you've learned to pitch an interpretive product.  Start the guide >>

(photos) An archeologist interprets archeology with students.
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