Welcome to KPER 1400 Concepts of Recreation and Leisure
Pinar Eskicioglu • a little bit about me • B.Kin and M.Sc at U of M • Work full time at the U of M as Fort Garry’s REB Officer • Leisure activities include: • Traveling • Shopping • Spending time with my dog • Spending time with family and friends • Volunteering with Manitoba Mutts Dog Rescue
Textbook Hardcopies are available at the bookstore. There is also a copy of this textbook on 2-hour reserve at Dafoe Library.
What you will learn • Leisure’s historical foundations in Canada • Differences between leisure and recreation • Leisure services • Community development in leisure and recreation • Significance of recreation and leisure in your life, and society
Evaluations Due Date: Assessment Tool Value of Final Grade January 20, 2020 Term Test #1 20% March 4, 2020 Term Test #2 20% March 11, 2020 Leisure Presentation 10% March 18, 2020 Leisure Profile 20% TBA Final Exam. Cumulative 30% Total 100%
Term Tests • About 50 questions • Multiple Choice, True/False, Matching
Personal Leisure Presentation • Purpose is to practice presentation skills • Involves listing and journaling activities that you are involved with • 2 main sections • Leisure experiences • Favorite activities • 5 minutes • Can include PowerPoint with use of photos
Leisure Profile • Purpose is to seek a deeper understanding of leisure • Involves listing and journaling activities that you are involved with • 6 main sections • Definition of leisure • Leisure experiences • Favorite activities • Leisure constraints • Life stresses • Motivation and cultural background
Leisure Profile • 6-8 pages, not including tables, appendices and reference page • Paragraphs only, no bullets • Use appropriate headings • Review rubric • Upload to UM Learn before the deadline • Full requirements are on UM Learn
Policies • Please be on time. • Attendance is required and will be taken at the beginning and end of class. • Please respect copyright. No audio or video recordings allowed. • Please respect your neighbors. No technology except for educational purposes • 5% will be deducted for each day an assignment is late.
Grades Letter Grade Percentage A+ 90-100% A 80-89.9% B+ 75-79.9% B 70-74.9% C+ 65-69.9% C 60-64.9% D 50-59.9% F 0-49.9%
Today’s Lecture • Defining Leisure- Chapter 1 • Introduction to Play- Chapter 2 • Before we start, break into groups of 2-3.
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