Understanding Leisure with Social Psychology
Defining the Social Psychology of Leisure
Social psychology: The scientific study of the behaviour and experience of individuals
in social situations
Social psychology of leisure: The scientific s
Examining Self, Examining Others, Examining Community
The purpose of this assignment is to allow the student to apply theoretical knowledge from the text and
lectures to their own personal leisure experience. The student will complete a
COMMUNITY SUSTAINABILITY ASSESSMENT (CSA)
the Global Ecovillage Network
Contact Person: Linda Joseph firstname.lastname@example.org
Ecovillage Network of the Americas
64001 County Road DD Moffat, CO 81143 USA
Lab assignments (10@ 5% each) 50%
Midterm Feb 22. 15%
Final In lab during exams - 35%
- Set of tools and techniques used to organize and interpret information
- Methods and procedures used to summarize, analyze, and draw inferences from data.
T-tests: Testing for Differences Between Means
- Compares the means of two groups
- Tests whether or not two groups are significantly different from one another on some
- Are differences due to something other than chance alone
- Max Webber - suggested that people could be grouped into a specific social class when
there were similarities in their ability to access resources such as food, clothing,
- He wrote about their similar interest and lifestyles that sp
Chapter 40: Volunteering in Canada:
- volunteering is an important topic for leisure students and future practitioners because
of its dual function as a leisure activity and a method of recreation and leisure service
- Canadas volunteer sector t
WHY PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES BEEDED EVEN BETTER LIVES AND
HOW THIS BEGAN TO HAPPEN:
- Social change movements are generally responsible for advocating rights and
improving conditions for the citizenry.
- Social change processes usually involved people gra
LEISURE DEVELOPMENT THROUGH THE LIFE COURSE:
- Developmental theory suggests how we all come to be the individuals we are. It tells
us that we evolve through learning and taking on new roles throughout our life.
Through such role changing continuously sup
Chapter 33: Leisure Development
- Leisure education is the process through which individuals acquire the knowledge,
skills, and attitudes that motivate and facilitate their leisure functioning.
- Leisure functioning is the method by which an individual ex
Chapter 25: Leisure and Disability
- Canadian statistics indicate that approximately 12% of the population has some sort of disability.
- The world health organization (WHO) provides a stating point for this thinking:
1. impairments are
Community Institutionalization and its impact on quality of life:
- Institutions are not defined by brick and mortar but by peoples way of thinking.
- People living outside institutions generally show better quality of life than those within.
Chapter 24: Leisure across the life course
- Dumazerdier & Shaw (a sociological perspective)
- Neulinger & Tinsley (a psychological perspective)
- Kaplan, Mannell & Bradley (a social-psychological perspective)
- Terms used to understand the process of a
HOW PEOPLE SPEND THEIR FREE TIME
Relaxing our mind has been a vital part of spending our free time for thousands of years. Most of
the people find relaxing activities like reading a book while others love to stay in the park, just
see a boring TV channel