ATBO-201 - Advanced Natural Interpretation and Environmental Education

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 45 hours Prerequisites: ATBO 107 or equivalent Delivery Method: On-campus Cost: $365.28 Lab Fees: $408.16 Total: $773.44 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/ATBO201.pdf

Advanced Natural Interpretation and Environmental Education builds on the knowledge and skills gained in ATBO 107. In this course, students continue their exploration of the natural and cultural history of BC, flora and fauna, species identification, and ecosystem relationships in greater depth within the context of the Adventure Tourism Industry. Students explore Indigenous perspectives on course topics. Students also learn how to plan interpretive programs and environmental education for a variety of audiences Knowledge and skills gained from this course are applied through the creation and delivery of an interpretive program. Students come away from this course with a toolkit full of activities, ideas, games and resources they can use to implement interpretive programs in a wide-variety of settings and environmental education. This course includes Interpretive Specialist certification course with the Interpretive Guide Association.