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Professional Tour Guiding: Research and Storytelling

Next Course: May 24, 2023 - July 12, 2023

This course is for new and seasoned tour guides, as well as anyone interested in research and storytelling techniques. You will learn techniques and resources to enhance your research and storytelling skills and build better tours. Class sessions will consist of lectures, workshops, and guest speaker presentations from research facilities such as The Historic New Orleans Collection, Louisiana Research Collection, New Orleans Public Library, Louisiana State Museum, and Amistad Research Center. You will choose at least one subject to investigate and give weekly reports in class as you hone your storytelling technique. The last class meeting is a field trip with guided walking tour. 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a Loyola University New Orleans Certificate of Completion and 1.6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). 

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Tuition: $250

Course Dates: May 24, 2023 - July 12, 2023

Tour Date: TBD

Day(s): Wednesday

Time: 6 PM - 8 PM

Location: Loyola Uptown Campus, Monroe Hall, Room 313

Contact Hours/CEUs: 16 contact hours/ 1.6 CEUs



Discounts available for Loyola alumni, current Loyola students, Loyola faculty and staff and active duty or retired military.

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