How visitors learn from interpretation, and evaluate interpretive techniques
People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe models of learning psychology; describe the relationship between participants’ learning styles and development and delivery of interpretive techniques; and evaluate the interpretive techniques for given situations.
This unit is used in the following courses
Describe models of learning psychology
- Learning psychology is described in terms of visual, auditory, and kinaesthetic learning.
- Learning psychology is described in terms of cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning.
- Learning psychology is described in terms of right brain, left brain, and whole brain learning.
Describe the relationship between participants’ learning styles and development and delivery of interpretive techniques
- Participants’ learning styles are described in relation to the opportunities they present for developing and delivering interpretive techniques.
Evaluate the interpretive techniques for given situations
- The given situation is described in terms of the interpretive techniques used.
Range: evidence is required for a minimum of three techniques.
- The existing interpretive techniques are evaluated in terms of suitability for a given audience.
Range: evidence is required for two different audience groups; criteria for evaluation include but are not limited to - interactiveness, creativity, imagination, sophistication, flexibility, cost, time, specific audience needs, feedback potential.
- Alternative realistic interpretive techniques selected are relevant to given situations.
Range: evidence is required for three techniques and two different situations.
- Ham, S. Environmental interpretation: A practical guide for people with big ideas and small budgets.
- Rangier, K., Gross, M., Zimmerman, R., The Interpretation Guidebook: Techniques For Programs and Presentations. Stevens Point WI 54481: VN-SP Foundation Press Inc., University of Wisconsin.
- Interpretation refers to a means of communicating ideas and feelings which helps people enrich their understanding and appreciation of their world, and their place in it.
- Personal interpretation refers to a situation where a person is directly responsible for the delivery of interpretation.
- Non personal interpretation refers to a situation where media (such as print or audio visual) are the primary mechanism for the delivery of interpretation.