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Tanner, Preston J. – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic dramatically impacted opportunities for internships in parks, recreation, tourism, and sports. The government mandated numerous agencies to close. Many agencies that remained open reduced staff, froze budgets, shifted programs online, and discontinued internships. The senior internship for Parks, Recreation, and Tourism…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Internship Programs, Recreational Programs
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Chmielewski, Kristen; D'Eloia, Melissa H.; Goodnow, Jasmine M.; Russell, Keith C.; Burtz, Randall T. – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2023
The Recreation Management and Leadership (RML) program at Western Washington University utilizes a cohort-based model in which sequenced courses and overnight retreats work in tandem to cultivate an inclusive learning community. COVID-19 necessitated not only that we quickly move all of our courses online, but it challenged us to transition our…
Descriptors: Recreational Programs, Higher Education, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Greedy, Ross D.; Perry, Elizabeth E.; Goralnik, Lissy; Fitzpatrick, Julie – Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 2022
This paper explores opportunities for outdoor recreation and education programs to support communities working to sustain or increase community vibrancy. Vibrancy is necessarily linked to our natural environment and the quality of and access to natural environments can impact community vibrancy outcomes. Outdoor recreation access and experiences…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Recreational Programs, Place Based Education, Community Development
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Wooten, Marian H. – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2023
This learning activity describes changes made to teach Recreation Programming in an online format, specifically the use of weekly student-led discussions on readings and films related to programming. The three components of weekly discussions (weekly summaries, weekly participation, and one-time discussion leader) are explained.
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Recreational Programs, Electronic Learning, Online Courses
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Ergüven, Ahmet Tarik – Journal of Education and Learning (EduLearn), 2023
It is our source and it is irreversible. With industrialization, the time people spend at work has decreased, and their free time has increased. This has led people to look for new ways to spend their free time productively. At this point, graduates of the recreation department will have the opportunity to show the methods that will be useful for…
Descriptors: Recreational Programs, Theory Practice Relationship, Expectation, Employment Potential
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Evans, Kate E.; Plunkett, Daniel – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2023
Steeped in a rich history of formal connections between institutions of higher education and the citizens and communities in which they are embedded, the importance of engaging education in the community has long been recognized for its myriad of benefits to all involved including increased funding for university research, more informed practice…
Descriptors: Leisure Education, School Community Relationship, Recreational Programs, Research Universities
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Weidmann, Susan – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2023
Adapting an assignment for a hybrid class, students learned to consider business feasibility elements through blogging about an industry of their choice and then presenting a recorded "Ted Talk." Lessons learned include that students are lacking in digital design skills and the ability to present in a story-telling format. Adding…
Descriptors: Student Journals, Electronic Journals, Blended Learning, Public Speaking
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Kiley Foss; Hung-Ling (Stella) Liu; Christin L. Carotta – Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 2024
Parents play a vital role in influencing their children's outdoor recreation participation. Families can enjoy nature and stay active in state parks, which provide abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation and education. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between parents' experiences with, and attitudes toward, outdoor…
Descriptors: Parents, Recreational Activities, Student Participation, Parent Influence
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Uva, Katherine; Juris, Jill; Shanely, Shannon – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2023
The Recreation Management program planning course unites students and community members to develop, plan, market, and facilitate a recreation program. In March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic shifted course delivery to an online platform requiring faculty and community partners to create a fully online experience. This paper highlights the changes…
Descriptors: Recreational Programs, Older Adults, Program Development, Planning
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Wilson, Jackson D. – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2023
I have been teaching an information technology course in recreation, parks & tourism partially online (hybrid format) for nearly a decade; however, I never taught it fully online until the shift to emergency remote instruction during the pandemic. What I found was that some of my previous reasons for not wanting to teach fully online were…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Information Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Recreational Programs
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Reed, Katrina Black – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2023
In a virtual environment finding creative ways to connect course material is essential to student success. PackBack is a platform that can bridge course material as students learn new knowledge. PackBack consists of special measures that help students research questions they may still have after discussing course material. Using this platform and…
Descriptors: Diversity, COVID-19, Pandemics, Electronic Learning
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Kerins, Andrew J. – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2023
Teaching an online course was always something I resisted. Like many of the colleagues I have talked to, I was worried that the lack of face-to-face interaction would significantly take away from the quality of the education for the students. With a class like Recreation Programming, I knew that students needed hands-on experience with running a…
Descriptors: Recreational Programs, Teaching Methods, Online Courses, Programming
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Leighton, Jaylyn – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2023
This paper explores the use of podcast-style interview pedagogies (pod-agogies) as an innovate teaching method in a capstone therapeutic recreation (TR) seminar course. The purpose of the pod-agogies course component was to create meaningful connections between upper-year TR students and TR practitioners working in the field and on the frontlines…
Descriptors: Information Dissemination, Electronic Publishing, Audio Equipment, Recreational Programs
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Kudryashev, A. V. – Russian Education & Society, 2019
The article analyzes accounts of the regimented aspects of life at summer pioneer camps (daily routine, lining up, and marching in formation) as well as the informal aspects of children's subculture. Our main source of information were publications in the Soviet children's press and specialized periodicals in education from between the late 1950s…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Camps, Subcultures, Social Systems
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Griffiths, Haley K.; Townsend, Jasmine A. – Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 2018
This article discusses current literature and recommendations for future recreation-based camps for military children aged 7 to 17. Since the beginning of the Global War on Terrorism, the amount of government and community-based programs offered for military families over the past 15 years has significantly increased. This article gives a brief…
Descriptors: Recreational Activities, Recreational Programs, Military Personnel, Children
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