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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
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
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
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
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