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Witt, Peter A., Ed.; Caldwell, Linda L., Ed. – Sagamore-Venture, 2018
Out-of-school time (OST) settings are powerful contexts for youth development when programs and services are intentionally designed. "Youth Development Principles and Practices in Out-of-School Time Settings" increases the capacity of students and professionals to facilitate youths' optimal transition to adulthood through maximizing the…
Descriptors: Student Development, Adolescent Development, Youth Programs, After School Programs
Dattilo, John – Sagamore-Venture, 2017
In "Inclusive Leisure Services" (4th ed.), John Dattilo discusses the importance of including all people in leisure services, offering an educational model for learning about considerations and strategies to promote inclusive leisure services. He begins each chapter with an orientation activity including questions to stimulate reflection…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Inclusion, Ethics, Barriers
Walker, Gordon J., Ed.; Scott, David, Ed.; Stodolska, Monika, Ed. – Sagamore-Venture, 2016
"Leisure Matters: The State and Future of Leisure Studies" updates and expands Jackson and Burton's "Mapping the Past, Charting the Future" (1989) and "Leisure Studies: Prospects for the Twenty-First Century" (1999). The need to do so was driven by the significant new developments in the leisure studies field and the…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Anthropology, History, Philosophy
Kleiber, Douglas A., Ed.; McGuire, Francis A., Ed. – Sagamore-Venture, 2016
"Leisure and Human Development" is an examination of the link between human development and behavior in a context, leisure, that has been described as encompassing one third of people's time. This text examines human development as it affects and is affected by leisure--what people do when they are relatively free to choose their…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Individual Development, Behavior, Correlation
Dattilo, John – Sagamore-Venture, 2015
The most significant change in this edition of "Leisure Education Program Planning" is the infusion of information gleaned from writings by some of the leaders of the positive psychology movement. These readings provide valuable perspectives and insights about concepts related to leisure and leisure education. The book is organized into…
Descriptors: Leisure Education, Leisure Time, Educational Principles, Educational Research
Schwab, Keri A., Ed.; Stevens, Cheryl L., Ed.; Allen, Lawrence R., Ed.; Sheffield, Emilyn A., Ed.; Murphy, James F., Ed. – Sagamore-Venture, 2014
"A Career with Meaning" is a tailor-made journey that enables individuals to match their core beliefs and values with numerous professional opportunities within the leisure industry. Leading experts provide detailed discussion and insight for 11 primary areas related to recreation, parks, sport management, hospitality, and tourism. Once…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Recreation, Parks, Athletics
Coyne, Phyllis; Fullerton, Ann – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2014
The second edition of "Supporting Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Recreation" is expanded to provide the most up-to-date, practical approaches for professionals, as well as families, to support the increasing number of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) of all ages and levels who will be participating in every…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Recreation, Community Recreation Programs
Chin, Ming-Kai, Ed.; Edginton, Christopher R. – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2014
"Physical Education and Health: Global Perspectives and Best Practice" draws together global scholars, researchers, and practitioners to provide a review and analysis of new directions in physical education and health worldwide. The book provides descriptive information from 40 countries regarding contemporary practices, models, and…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Health Education, Global Approach, Best Practices
Mulvaney, Michael A.; Hurd, Amy R. – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2013
The "Official Study Guide for the CPRP Examination" provides up-to-date information in this new edition to assist the park and recreation professional in preparing for the CPRP examination. The study guide serves as an excellent source of information for any individual who works directly or indirectly in the field of park and recreation services.
Descriptors: Information Sources, Study Guides, Recreation, Certification
Miller, Rick – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2012
"You can mess all you want with instruction, curriculum, policy, and program strategies, and while all that is important, it doesn't substitute for the basics. We need adults who care about us as people and believe in us when no one else does, even when we don't seem to care about ourselves." Why do some children excel and some struggle? Why are…
Descriptors: Child Development, At Risk Persons, Caring, Success
Kelly, Luke E. – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2011
"Designing and Implementing Effective Adapted Physical Education Programs" was written to assist adapted and general physical educators who are dedicated to ensuring that the physical and motor needs of all their students are addressed in physical education. While it is anticipated that adapted physical educators, where available, will typically…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Long Range Planning, Physical Education Teachers, Program Development
Edginton, Christopher R.; Hudson, Susan D.; Scholl, Kathleen G.; Lauzon, Lara – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2011
"Leadership for Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services" presents new perspectives on the importance of leadership in the profession. Integrating theory with practice, the book provides foundational perspectives in the study of leadership at all levels--direct service, supervisory, managerial and community/civic--in recreation, parks and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Caring, Experiential Learning, Leadership Effectiveness
Austin, David R. – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2010
"Lessons Learned" provides a personalized approach and a fresh, bold guide for students and practitioners in recreational therapy. This thought-provoking, inspiring, and accessible text will help the next generation of recreational therapists to find purpose, meaning, and fulfillment in their own lives and to bring health and happiness to their…
Descriptors: Social Psychology, Methods, Recreational Activities, Therapeutic Recreation
Bullock, Charles C.; Mahon, Michael J.; Killingsworth, Charles L. – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2010
Ultimately, all successful recreation programs center around its participants wants and needs. Serving people with disabilities is no exception. "Introduction to Recreation Services for People with Disabilities" is intended to be an introductory book for anyone planning or working in the parks, recreation, and leisure service industry. Through…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Recreation, Parks, Leisure Time
Carlos, John P.; Miller, Rick – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2010
"Kids at Hope" inspires, empowers, and transforms families, youth serving organizations and entire communities to create an environment where all children experience success. This book contains the following chapters: (1) The Visit Universal Truths I & II; (2) The Classroom (A Celebration of Success); (3) What Makes a Difference?; (4) No…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Psychoeducational Methods, Children, Educational Environment
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