Study of where things are located on the
earths surface and the reason for their
Studies how people respond to place and
how space is shaped by human behavior
Men enjoy leisure in the home more than
Why Evaluations are
Purposes of Evaluation
So Where Do I Start
O Ask yourself the following questions:
O What is our ultimate goal?
O What outcomes do we need to facilitate to
reach this goal?
O Are the activities we are are currently
If I knew nowpresented by
What role has leisure played in your
Kept you out of trouble
How does leisure become functional?
How did it become a useful tool?
Early New England
Structure, stability, familiarity which lead to
personal relatedness, feelings of closeness,
bonding, or family cohesion
Change, challenge, novelty, which lead to
Ability to negotiate, modify, and adapt to the
different challenges of toda
RecM 404 Chapter 4
What is age?
Rick & Dicky Hoyt
Act your age
Life experiences defined by events in history
Core plus balance
Core leisure activities are steady through our
Balance is the variety of leisure expression
RecM 404 Chapter 3
The conglomeration of all demographic
A pattern for living
Sum is greater than the parts
Meanings of Leisure
RecM 404 Chapter 1
What do we really want?
What do you most want out of life?
What are your dreams and aspirations?
To have leisure is one of the earliest
dreams of human beings to be free to
pursue what we want (Russell, p. 4)
RPTS 301 Chapter 5
Anthropology of leisure
What is Anthropology?
the study of human beings
Leisure is part of anthropology
What is Culture
set of traditions and ideas shared by members
of a society
How has culture influenced leisure
Of Time and Work
RecM 404 Ch. 12
Time, work, and Leisure
How are these things related?
Kwajalein example: work week is
aligned with the US, different from
Arizona example: no daylight savings
time. of year wit
RecM 404 Chapter 2
What is fun?
Characteristics of leisure:
Kellys Types of Leisure
Writing to Learn
A Couple of Questions
Economic Impact of NC