RLS1396SyllF09

RLS1396SyllF09 - Syllabus for RLS 1396 Introduction to...

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Introduction to Leisure Services 9:05 MWF MCL 222 3 Credits Instructor: Dale Connally, Ph.D., C.P.R.P. Office Info. Hours: M-F 10-11 TR 9:30-11 MCL 107 710-4004 E-Mail: Dale_Connally@baylor.edu COURSE DESCRIPTION Introduction to the concept of leisure and recreation, the components of leisure service systems and the role of recreation in human experience and society. A survey of the historical development of recreation and leisure, and its corresponding philosophical and theoretical thought. COURSE OBJECTIVES 1.0 To demonstrate an understanding of the conceptual foundations of leisure services To understand the conceptual foundations of play, recreation, and leisure for all populations and settings To understand the psychological, sociological, and physiological significance of play, recreation, and leisure from a historical perspective of all populations and settings To understand the technological, economic, and political significance of play, recreation, and leisure in contemporary society To understand the significance of play, recreation, and leisure throughout the life cycle relative to the individual's attitudes, values, behaviors, and use of resources 2.0 To demonstrate an understanding of leisure services as a profession To understand the history and development of the leisure services profession To understand contemporary professional issues and how they impact the delivery of leisure services To understand the concept of a profession and professional organizations as related to leisure services
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