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Course Description

The nationally recognized Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG) program is designed for anyone in the interpretive field. Whether you’re a new hire, a professional looking to refresh your skills, or beginning a second career, this course will aid you in improving your presentation techniques. The course combines the theoretical foundations of the profession with practical strategies in delivering quality interpretive programming to visitors.

The goal of the CIG program is to provide consistent, high quality training for staff and volunteers on the basics of presenting interpretive programs. Certification is a way to document that you possess skills and knowledge that allow you to perform effectively in the interpretive profession.

This 32-hour course includes: the history, definition, and principles of interpretation; techniques on how to make your programs purposeful, enjoyable, relevant, organized, and thematic; how to use tangible objects to connect your audience to intangible ideas and universal concepts.

Whether you’re a new hire, a professional looking to refresh your skills, or beginning a second career, this 32-hour course will aid you in improving your presentation techniques. The course combines the theoretical foundations of the profession with practical strategies in delivering quality interpretive programming to visitors.

PLEASE NOTE: Participants will also be required to register with the National Association for Interpretation (NAI) for an additional $150 fee to receive the certification. The instructor will provide instructions prior to the course.

Learner Outcomes

Learn the the history, definition, and principles of interpretation.

Learn and practice techniques on how to make your programs purposeful, enjoyable, relevant, organized, and thematic.

Learn how to use tangible objects to connect your audience to intangible ideas and universal concepts.

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Type
Discussion
Days
Th
Time
8:30AM to 5:30PM
Dates
Apr 23, 2020 to May 14, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
32.0
Location
Course Fee(s)
General non-credit $379.00
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