THM 1113 Foundation of Leisure, Fall 2010 Sec. 001

THM 1113 Foundation of Leisure, Fall 2010 Sec. 001 - Temple...

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Unformatted text preview: Temple University THM 1113 (Section 001) Fall Semester, 2010 Foundation of Leisure 8:00A.M. to 8:50A.M. MWF Alter Hall A031 General Information Instructor: Dr. Ira G. Shapiro Office Hours: 10:00 11:00 M,W,F Office: 361 Speakman Hall Fax: 215-204-8705 Phone: 215-204-6295 E-mail: ira.shapiro@temple.edu Teaching Assistant: Ms. Lacey Hagen E-mail: tuc71413@temple.edu 363 Speakman Hall Diamond Peer Teacher: Ms. Ashley Adams E-mail: tub60658@temple.edu 361 Speakman Hall Course Description This course is an introduction to the nature, scope, and significance of leisure. The course will address the history, conceptual foundations, and socio-cultural dimensions of leisure; the significance of play, recreation, sport, tourism, hospitality, and leisure in contemporary society and throughout the life span; the interrelationship between leisure behavior and the natural environment; the motivational basis for leisure behavior; concepts of time, work, and leisure; leisure around the world; patterns of leisure involvement; and the issues, trends, challenges, and the future of leisure. In addition, the course will address the STHM core values of professionalism (service, relevance, and partnerships), stewardship (responsibility), and mutual respect (inclusion). Course Objectives 1. Students will be able to outline the nature, scope and significance of leisure. 2. Students will be able to trace the history of leisure. 3. Students will be able to identify the conceptual foundations of leisure. 4. Students will be able to identify the significance of play, recreation, sport, and tourism, and hospitality in contemporary society. 5. Students will be able to identify the importance of play, recreation, sport, tourism, hospitality, and leisure throughout the life span. 1 6. Students will be able to identify the relationship between leisure behavior and the natural environment, and to identify the concept of stewardship and the responsibilities professionals in tourism and hospitality management, and sport and recreation management have to protect the natural environment. (STHM Core Value) 7. Students will be able to identify the socio-cultural dimensions of leisure. 8. Students will be able to identify the motivational basis for leisure behavior. 9. Students will be able to describe how play, recreation, sport, tourism, hospitality, and leisure are microcosms of society and are influenced by cultural traditions, social values, and psychosocial experiences. 10. Students will be able to define and discuss concepts of time, work, and leisure. 11. Students will be able to compare American culture with other cultures around the world, using play, recreation, sport, tourism, hospitality, and leisure as the basis for comparison....
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THM 1113 Foundation of Leisure, Fall 2010 Sec. 001 - Temple...

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