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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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Establishing a target length for our podcasts

One of the more technical recommendations we’ll be making in our report is that of podcast length. How many minutes should these episodes last? As we’ve been discussing in class, there are many examples we can consider: podcasts range anywhere … 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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