2017 Fall Term
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LEADERSHIP AND FACILITATION OF RECREATIONAL GAMES
This course will assist students to develop their knowledge, skills, and abilities as facilitators and leaders of recreational activities. Readings, assignments, and lecture will focus on leadership and facilitation theories and techniques. A variety of recreational activities will be introduced in class.
RESEARCH AND EVALUATION IN RECREATION AND LEISURE SERVICES
This course places emphasis on research involving recreation and leisure service provision, evaluation of leisure service programs, and research methodology. Topics will include: review of existing literature, research design, data collection, and data analysis.
COMMERCIAL AND ENTERPRENEURIAL RECREATION
Students in this class will explore commercial recreation, entrepreneurialism, and basics of travel and tourism. Topics include an overview of entrepreneurial recreation, economics, marketing and financing commercial recreation endeavors, and exploring various opportunties available in the commercial and private sector.
LEGAL ASPECTS OF SPORT AND RECREATION ACTIVITIES
This course will examine the complexities of sport and recreation litigation, primarily focused on educational institutions. Students will use this knowledge to aid their professional growth in the fields of sport and recreation activity. Topics such as risk management, contracts, liability, and policy development will provide a better understanding of the law with respect to challenges encountered by sport and recreation professionals.
ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF SPORT AND RECREATION
Students will develop and apply organizational and leadership theories to specific career interests in sport and recreation. Particular emphasis will be placed on merging theory and practice through differentiated learning activities to promote a holistic understanding of administrative leadership in complex organizations.
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member.
Students must complete a Thesis Proposal Form in the Graduate Studies Office before registering for this course.