Recreation and Leisure Programming - eBook

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ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-57167-884-3

Author(s): Christopher R. Edginton, Samuel V. Lankford, Rodney B. Dieser, Christopher L. Kowalski

Copyright year: 2018

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Recreation and Leisure Programming: A 21st Century Perspective offers a fresh approach to recreation and leisure programming, including a careful analysis of current strategies, methods, and procedures of professional practice, as well as an analysis of trends and professional issues.

This book explores topics in recreation and leisure such as historical perspectives, the leader–participant interface, diverse and marginalized populations, needs assessment, and trends and fads.

Beyond higher education level experiences, the authors have had professional experiences as supervisor for community and youth recreation programs; consultant for morale, welfare, and recreation organizations; associate editor of a leisure journal; and secretary general of the World Leisure Organization.

Chapter 1: Recreation and Leisure in the 21st Century

Chapter 2: Historical Perspectives of Recreation and Leisure Programming    

Chapter 3: What Is a Recreation and Leisure Service?

Chapter 4: Organizing Community Resources   

Chapter 5: Leader–Participant Interface  

Chapter 6: Leisure and Programming 

Chapter 7: Diverse and Marginalized Populations

Chapter 8: Program Benefits   

Chapter 9: Participant-Centered Program Planning    

Chapter 10: Needs Assessment    

Chapter 11: Program Areas   

Chapter 12: Program Formats   

Chapter 13: Program Promotion

Chapter 14: Technology and Programming  

Chapter 15: Supervision    

Chapter 16: Evaluation and Quality Assurance  

Chapter 17: Leisure Education  

Chapter 18: Trends, Fads, Issues, and New Opportunities    

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