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Russell, Ruth V.; Mowatt, Rasul A. – Sagamore-Venture, 2023
The purpose of this eighth edition of "Pastimes" is to extend the discussion about contemporary leisure to new concepts supported by the latest research findings and scholarly commentary. In this edition much of the content is new, including an added discussion on architecture as material culture. As well, more attention to indigenous…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Indigenous Populations, Civil Rights, Research Reports
Dattilo, John – Sagamore-Venture, 2021
The figure presented on the front cover of this book depicts a model for inclusive leisure services grounded in social justice. The model identifies the overall goal of our services--to ensure people experience leisure, as highlighted in the center circle of the figure. Fundamental principles of inclusive leisure services are contained in the…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Recreational Activities, Social Justice, Ethics
Smith, Steve, Ed. – Sagamore-Venture, 2021
"Beneficial Risks" is a unique offering in the field of outdoor and experiential education, drawing from theory, research, and lessons learned from the collective experience of leading authors and experts in the field of safety science and outdoor risk management. This book challenges long-standing assumptions and traditional views of…
Descriptors: Risk Management, Outdoor Education, Experiential Learning, Safety
Dattilo, John – Sagamore-Venture, 2021
As we grow through leisure education, we tend to manage challenges to leisure and gravitate to positive experiences. These positive encounters transport us toward achieving the ultimate goals of experiencing leisure, being happy, and flourishing. The intention of "Leisure Education Program Planning, fifth edition," is to share…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Program Development, Learning Experience, Models
Schwab, Keri A., Ed.; Stevens, Cheryl L., Ed.; Allen, Lawrence R., Ed.; Sheffield, Emilyn A., Ed.; Murphy, James F., Ed. – Sagamore-Venture, 2020
The third edition of "A Career with Meaning" offers new perspectives on the field and updates on trends and research related to each career area. Of note is the renewed emphasis in our field and thus on understanding the role recreation and leisure play in promoting health and wellness, sustainability, and social justice. The book uses…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Recreation, Parks, Athletics
Russell, Ruth V. – Sagamore-Venture, 2020
"Pastimes" (7th ed.) introduces the phenomenon of leisure and reflects a wide range of material from the disciplines of leisure studies, sociology, psychology, economics, political science, history, anthropology, geography, the humanities, and media and cultural studies. This book discusses leisure from personal, societal, and systems…
Descriptors: Recreation, Leisure Time, Recreational Activities, Interdisciplinary Approach
Vaske, Jerry J. – Sagamore-Venture, 2019
Data collected from surveys can result in hundreds of variables and thousands of respondents. This implies that time and energy must be devoted to (a) carefully entering the data into a database, (b) running preliminary analyses to identify any problems (e.g., missing data, potential outliers), (c) checking the reliability and validity of the…
Descriptors: Surveys, Theories, Hypothesis Testing, Effect Size
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
Seagle, Edward E., Jr.; Smith, Tammy B.; Smith, Ralph W. – Sagamore-Venture, 2017
Selecting an internship site in recreation and leisure services is one of the most important academic decisions of your college years. A good internship brings academic coursework to life and provides work experience and professional contacts that help to ensure a successful professional career. Your internship is the foundation for your future,…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Recreation, Leisure Time
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
Dieser, Rodney B. – Sagamore-Venture, 2013
"Leisure Education: A Person-Centered, System-Directed, and Social Policy Perspective" brings different leisure education voices together and provides a broad overview of the many different theories and models of leisure education. This book aims to propel the field of leisure education forward by helping readers understand the history…
Descriptors: Leisure Education, Educational Theories, Student Centered Learning, Public Policy
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