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  • Capital Improvement Certificate

    The Capital Improvement Certificate provides the learner with a foundational understanding of capital improvement projects, financing of capital improvements, site plans for capital projects, and project management.

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    $350.00

  • Coaching for Interpretive Success

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    Explore the skills needed to be an effective interpretive coach. Coaching others to develop and deliver meaningful interpretation is rewarding because you multiply the opportunities for visitors to understand the relevance and significance of our resources. It gives you the chance to share your passion.

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    $59.00

  • Design Elements in Interpretive Media

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    Not a designer, but need to develop an interpretive media product? This course will teach you basic design principles that will help you put together a product that is both interpretive and eye-catching.

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    $59.00

  • Essential Elements of Interpretive Writing

    Why do you write? Is it to inform, instruct, or persuade your audience? Or do you write to help your audience think or feel something new? Effective interpretive writers have basic skills in writing and understand the art and practice of interpretation. This course explores the reasons we write and teaches the essential elements of effective interpretive writing.

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    $59.00

  • Foundations of Interpretation

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    All over the world docents, park guides, and naturalists at museums, parks, zoos, and cultural and historical sites strive to provide meaningful experiences for visitors. Interpretation is the essential tool they use. Learn More
    Free

  • Health in Park and Recreation Master Planning

    Part 1

    State, county and local park and recreation agencies steward most of our open spaces and are responsible for a vast amount of the programming and facilities available to the public. More importantly, park and recreation agencies, often in partnership with other community organizations, are natural catalysts for health and wellness.

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  • Intermediate Methods in Interpretation Certificate

    Do you have a strong background and understanding of interpretation (perhaps in programming) but want to dig deeper? Do you struggle with interpretive media or writing? Are you curious about what exactly ‘dialogic’ interpretation means? If so, this certificate program is for you!

    The Intermediate Methods in Interpretation Certificate is entirely web-based and consists of five interpretive courses each culminating with an applied assignment that relates to your organization or site. This course of study provides you with the opportunity to receive feedback from your instructor(s) who review the elements of your portfolio. Additionally, if you apply for and are accepted into the cohort-based program, you will work with a mentor who has considerable experience in the interpretive field who will guide you as you develop your intermediate skills.

    Stop! Before you register for this certificate program, are you an NAI member interested in completing it as part of a cohort and working with a mentor? The Eppley Institute and the National Association for Interpretation are recruiting students to participate in a cohort program that will begin in January 2020. Applications are now available. If you are interested in learning more and applying, please click here. If you would like to join NAI, please visit their website.

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    $350.00

  • Interpretation on the Move

    Explore guided interpretive programs, which can take many forms: walks, hikes, house tours, canoe trips, bus tours, cave tours, just to name a few.

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    $59.00

  • Introduction to Dialogic Interpretation

    Explore a new approach to interpretation – dialogic interpretation. This course discusses three methods interpreters are using to present dialogic programs to visitors and guests.

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    $59.00

  • Keys to Success for Affordable Net Zero Energy Buildings

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    This webcast provides helpful tools for building affordable net zero energy buildings. Participants will learn from real life experiences with a case study. They will also learn the benefits of building a net zero energy facility. Learn More
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  • National Park Service - Managing Use of National Parks

    Part 9

    Micro learning courses are an excellent way to learn content in quick and focused segments. These concise and informative courses enable learning when time is limited.

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  • Public Health Fundamentals for Park and Recreation Professionals Certificate

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    Promote understanding of your agency’s vital contribution to community health and wellness. This comprehensive program incorporates place-based assignments and five online courses including the Public Health & YOU courses developed in partnership with the Indiana University School of Public Health. Learn More
    $350.00

  • Social Media and Interpretation

    Explore how social media can be used interpretively to expand your reach.

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    $59.00

  • Spotlight on Safety: Recognizing Hazards from Opioid Waste and Associated Infectious Diseases

    On average, 130 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose. The increase in the availability of opioid drugs is connected with an increase in opioid drug use and opioid related overdoses. Learn more about this epidemic and understand the true impact of opioid abuse.

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  • Supporting Interpreters with Effective Training

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    Gain valuable skills that will help you train impactful interpreters. Interpretive trainers support interpreters in connecting people to parks, museums, zoos, and other places.

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    $59.00

  • Worker Awareness and Protection from Opioid Waste and Associated Infectious Diseases Course Series

    Opioids are effective medications for treating pain, but they have a high potential for causing addiction, and some individuals may start misusing opioids, whether that is prescription or illegal opioids. The rapid increase in the use of prescription opioids has led to a dramatic increase in overdoses and overdose deaths. Furthermore, some people who misuse prescription opioids may start using heroin and other illegal substances with similar chemical structures that are cheaper and more readily available.

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