Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Graduate Prerequisite in Recreation and Park Administration
R391 | 7033 | Joel Meier
Class Time: 10:10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Days - Wednesdays
Location: BH 241
The purpose of the course is to provide an overview of fundamental
concepts, practices, and disciplines in recreation and leisure for
those with minimal academic background in the field. Students will
actively explore recreation & leisure history, philosophy, theory,
leadership methods, professional specializations, program development,
and other basic relevant concepts.
Required Book: Readings are placed on reserve in the library and a
packet is also available for duplication on your own.
Summary of Assignments: Read assigned readings and submit a one to two
page single spaced typed summary of each reading assignment. Also,
each student is assigned to write a 10-15 page term paper & present a
ten to fifteen minute classroom presentation on the chosen topic. The
topic chosen is to deal with a contemporary issue, problem, trend, or
"hot topic" in the field of recreation.