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Update on Responses & Example of Support for Our Work

As of this morning, we’ve heard back from 20 of the 45 park units selected and contacted. Not a bad response rate so far! Also, the energy, interest, and enthusiasm in these responses is heartening. Here’s one case in point: … Continue reading

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Suggestions from Additional Park Units

Greetings! As evidence of some of the servicewide interest in our project, I was contacted recently by Phil Lupsiewicz of Lowell National Historical Park (LOWE) and Chuck Arning of Blackstone River Valley NHC (BLAC) — both copied in above. In … Continue reading

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Additional Resources: David Larsen & Interpretation

A few weeks ago, as we first learned about the NPS approach to interpretation — complete with tangibles, intangibles, and universal concepts —  I talked about NPS master educator David Larsen and the Gun Talk program that he used to … Continue reading

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5 Resources for Civil War History on iTunes U

Have any of you explored the resources relating to the Civil War era on iTunes U? You might be surprised at the breadth, depth, and quality of the resources available — especially in relation to our work this quarter. As … Continue reading

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Parks to Illustrate CW150 Themes: A Preliminary List

Great class session today, folks! As promised, you’ll find below a compilation of the three parks that you have preliminarily selected to illustrate each of the 16 themes established by the NPS in Holding the High Ground and the Civil … Continue reading

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Assignments for Week 4

Greetings! I have now set up a stand-alone page for each one of our 16 themes. To access one of these themes, simply select one from the right-hand column of our class blog, under the heading “Pages.” Once you’ve accessed … Continue reading

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Our Project (Initial Iteration)

As you can see from the previous entry, I’ll be combining three learning threads (NPS History/Policy, Civil War Memory/Commemoration, & Interpretation/Digital Storytelling/Podcasting) in this quarter’s class. One of the questions I’ve already received is this: what exactly is the project? … Continue reading

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