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The Roar of a Virtual Campfire: Using Video Podcasts to Attract Young Adults to New York’s National Parks


TitleThe Roar of a Virtual Campfire: Using Video Podcasts to Attract Young Adults to New York’s National Parks
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsWarren, J. H.
Secondary TitleMuseums and the Web 2009. Proceedings
Conference Start DateApril 15-18, 200
PublisherArchives & Museum Informatics
Place PublishedIndianapolis, Indiana, USA
EditorTrant, J., & Bearman D.
Keywordsnational, park, podcast, video, young adults
Abstract

Video podcasts seem like the ideal method for the United States National Park Service to attract new generations to its parks. At the National Parks of New York Harbor Education Center, two video podcast projects used very different strategies as a way of engaging teens and young adults.

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