Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Foundations of Leisure
R160 | 18071 | Dr. Ruth V. Russell


Description of course content: Offers an introduction to leisure as a
significant force in contemporary life. You can expect to better
appreciate the importance of leisure to individuals, groups, nations,
and cultures by studying leisure’s social, psychological, historical,
philosophical, anthropological, geographical, and economic foundations.

Required Book List: Pastimes: The Context of Contemporary Leisure (3rd
edition, 2005), by Ruth V. Russell, Sagamore Publishing.



Summary of Assignments: 2 exams and 8 projects requiring both in-class
participation and homework