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REC 241. Recreation Leadership Techniques

Credits: 3
Department: Recreation, Coaching & Sports Management
Description: Analysis of recreation leadership techniques, intervention, and styles with individuals and groups of different ages and ability levels. An emphasis will be placed on skill development through practical applications.
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Explain the significance of play, recreation, and leisure throughout the life span.
2. Discuss the concept of leisure lifestyle for continued individual development and expression throughout the life span.
3. Discuss ethical principles and professionalism as they relate to recreational leadership.
4. Apply inclusive practices as they relate to cultural differences, levels of authority, leadership styles, socio-economic backgrounds, and level of ability.
5. Explain the effect of group dynamics and processes with various groups.
6. Contrast small group and large group behaviors.
7. Apply various leadership techniques for individual, group, and community experiences.
8. Apply leadership strategies and techniques for a wide variety of populations and within a wide variety of settings.
9. Discuss theories of leadership and personal styles of leadership.
10. Explain conceptual, interpersonal and technical skill and competencies of leader.

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