Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Foundations of Recreation and Leisure
R160 | TBA | Charles Hegerty
Description of course content: HPER R160 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. The course fulfills elective requirements in many IU
majors and is a pre-requisite course for students choosing majors in
the Department of Recreation and Park Administration.
Required Book List:
Pastimes: The Context of Contemporary Leisure (3rdd Ed.), by Ruth V.
Russell, Sagamore Publishing, 2005.
Summary of Assignments:
Course work consists of 2 exams and 5 projects. Attendance is
required to complete projects.