LEI1000

Introduction to Leisure Services

Course Code: LEI1000

Credit Hours: 3

Effective beginning: Fall 2020

 

Course Description:
An exploratory course designed to serve those students curious about or committed to leisure services as a major. This course considers historical and philosophical foundations and interpretations of the meaning of leisure as well as a practical examination of status and current issues.

Course Details

Instructors:

Dr. Steve Givens
Office: Building Z, Room 224
Email: givenss@chipola.edu
(850) 718-2299

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Introduction to Recreation and Leisure, 3rd Edition. 2019, Human Kinetics.  ISBN: 9781492543121

 

Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

REC 1:  Prepare individuals and groups to participate in a variety of sports.

REC 2:  Demonstrate the ability to officiate various sport activities.

REC 3:  Organize large group activities for a variety of sports.

REC 4: Lead group activities in a social setting.

REC 5:  Recognize diverse needs of special populations.

REC 6: Describe various aspects of outdoor recreation, education and conservation.

REC 7: Demonstrate employability skills.

REC 8: Provide care for and demonstrate prevention of athletic injuries.

REC 9: Understand foundations of sport fitness and exercise physiology.

 

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Identify various national and state parks

Identify organizations that serve recreational needs of society including people with disabilities

Identify a variety of social and behavioral benefits of leisure activities

Identify positive and negative consequences of specific leisure activities

Identify historically significant events of leisure from pre-historic to contemporary societies

Identify specific individual and societal benefits of leisure activities

Identify social groups

Identify specific benefits of participation in group leisure activities

Identify the philosophical bases of the inclusion of disabled individuals in leisure activities

Identify Special Olympics philosophy and opportunities

Identify specific factors involved when considering leisure activities for special populations

Identify Miracle League philosophy and opportunities

Identify pertinent criteria for selecting outdoor activities for special populations

Identify specific hazards related to outdoor leisure in Florida

Identify common and/or acceptable work related duties of recreation and leisure professionals

Identify common and/or acceptable work related duties of recreation and leisure professionals

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Tests, Presentations, Written Projects

 

 

See above

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