Overview:Introduction to Recreation and Leisure - Introduction to Recreation and Leisure, Third Edition, givesstudents a broad view of the field, offering them a solid foundation forunderstanding the industry they plan to enter upon graduation.Students learn from the perspectives of 52 leading professors,professionals, and emerging scholars from the United States, Canada,Brazil, China, and around the globe. Led by new editors, Tyler Tapps andMary Sara Wells, these experts introduce recreation and leisurefoundational concepts, delivery systems, and programming services.Students benefit from the diversity of perspectives and viewpoints fromaround the world as they learn about the similarities and differences inthe industry from an international perspective.The following are new to this edition:* New editors and contributors from around the world, including emergingscholars* Updated data throughout the book* New chapter sections* An expanded chapter on international perspectives on sustainabilityand ecotourism* Real-world connections to recreation and leisure theories that helpstudents consider career options* A web study guide with On the Job learning activities, a glossary,chapter overviews, article summaries, and recommendations of websites toexploreA Strong Foundational OverviewIntroduction to Recreation and Leisure grounds students in thehistorical, philosophical, and social aspects of the industry. Theauthors offer fresh insights into community parks and recreationdepartments, nonprofit organizations, and commercial recreation andecotourism enterprises. Students learn about various enrichingeducational programs and services for people of all ages."The text encompasses a variety of services, including recreationalsport management, outdoor and adventure recreation, health and wellness,and arts and culture," says Tapps. "It also exposes students to careeroptions and supports them as they explore their interests and preparefor challenging careers in the industry."Text ContentsThe book is organized into three parts. In part I, students learnabout the foundations of recreation and leisure, including thehistorical, philosophical, and social issues that have shaped the field. PartII explores various sectors of the field, including leisure servicedelivery systems, public recreation, the nonprofit sector, thefor-profit sector (such as event and ecotourism enterprises), andtherapeutic recreation, among others. Part III focuses on theprogramming of recreation and leisure services, including programdelivery systems, recreational sport management, outdoor and adventurerecreation, the nature of recreation and leisure as a profession, andmore.Each chapter includes learning objectives that highlight the chapter'simportant concepts, as well as an Outstanding Graduates feature thatintroduces former students who have gone on to successful careers in thefield. A glossary of important terms is included in the web study guideand instructor guide, which are part of the ancillary package.AncillariesThe text is supported by an instructor guide, a test package, aPowerPoint presentation package, and a web study guide that containschapter summaries and learning experiences. These resources make iteasier for instructors to prepare for and manage their courses, and theyhelp students retain what they learn from the text.Guidance for Students Making Career ChoicesThis fully updated text, with its insights and perspectives from topprofessionals and professors from around the globe, opens up the worldof recreation and leisure for students, offering them vital informationthat will help them make informed choices as they move forward inpursuit of careers in this growing field. With its cutting-edge view ofrecreation and leisure services, Introduction to Recreation andLeisure prepares students for success in the field of recreation andleisure.
This book is on page /dab2ca502f3ba773ca68bf5353ad5292/book/1603725640-9781492543121. It was written by the following authors: Tyler Tapps, Mary Sara Wells. Book Introduction to Recreation and Leisure, which can be read online, published by the company: Human Kinetics Publishers. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Law, Sports Books, Business, Finance. The book was published on 2018-02-05 00:00:00. It has 496 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 1134 g. File for download Introduction to Recreation and Leisure has PDF format and is called introduction-to-recreation-and-leisure.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our rapidsport.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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