This open and engaging book will help you develop thematic tours and train your guides to lead those tours, while aiding you in managing your guide program effectively. The authors' unique approach includes clear step-by-step instructions supplemented with activities and readings.
Pt. 1: Developing the thematic tour. Preparation: assemble the facts ; Planning: the theme development team and the roundtable workshop ; Creating: writing, revising, and testing the thematic tour outline -- Pt. 2: Training guides to give thematic tours. Site specifics and historical context ; Material culture: the physical evidence ; Interpretative themes and the thematic tour ; Communication: audience and presentation techniques -- Pt. 3: Managing guides effectively. Managing guides effectively.
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 18th July 2013
Publisher: University Press of America