Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Recreational Activity and Leadership Methods
R272 | 18134 | Thomas Orr

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Description of course content: This course will provide students with
the opportunity to learn about leadership methods applied to the
recreation field. The course will focus on theory, technique, and
application of personal leadership skills in recreation settings.
Students will be introduced to leadership styles, characteristics, and
practices including group dynamics and direct service
leadershipmethods. Finally, students will develop and lead group
activities using a recreation activity-programming model.
Required Book List: Leadership in Recreation by Ruth V. Russell, (3rd
edition), McGraw Hill, 2005.

Summary of Assignments:

Leader observation
Leadership paper
Activity leadership
Final group project/special event planning and leadership