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Wooten, Marian H. – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2018
This learning activity, "Feeding Your Family for a Year," teaches students about how the shift from nomadic, hunter-gatherer societies to agrarian societies led to inequities in resources, which in turn allowed a leisure class to develop (Cordes & Ibrahim, 2003). The activity demonstrates how an unequal distribution of resources,…
Descriptors: Social Class, Leisure Time, Social Change, Resources
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Berbary, Lisbeth A. – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2017
In undergraduate courses, case studies are often used to bring material to life for students in ways that allow them to connect theory to applied practice. Case studies can be of particular use in Therapeutic Recreation courses, where students are able to obtain a glimpse into the complex thinking that must occur when working with participants…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Undergraduate Students, Therapeutic Recreation, Social Justice
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Harris, Brandon S.; Jordan, Katherine A.; Powell, Gwynn M.; Tucker, Teresa W.; McGuire, Francis A. – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2017
In the recreation and leisure field, educators often strive to attain a level of experiential learning in the classroom. As we prepare students for the future, it is unlikely that they will be placed in a quiet room and asked to take an objective test. It is more likely that they will be asked to defend their ideas, collaborate in decision making,…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Experiential Learning, Test Format, Student Centered Learning
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Johnson, Corey W. – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2015
This four-day learning activity on the controversy of exclusion of gays and subsequently atheists in Boy Scouting is particularly relevant because it highlights the complexities that surround issues of equality, equity, the provision of leisure services, First Amendment rights, and the implications of court decisions on social justice. This lesson…
Descriptors: Debate, Inclusion, Simulation, Recreational Activities
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Henderson, Karla; Oakleaf, Linda; James, Penny; Swanson, Jason; Moore, Annette; Edwards, Michael; Hickerson, Benjamin – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2008
The purpose of this paper is to use reflexive methodology to describe the emotions and experiences of doctoral students and a professor who collaboratively conducted a research study using triangulated qualitative research data. The study was the major learning strategy in a doctoral seminar focusing on qualitative research approaches. In using an…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Research Methodology, Learning Strategies, Experiential Learning
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Gray, H. Joey – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2008
Despite extensive research, grading and the potential for grade inflation remain areas of concern within higher education. The purpose of this qualitative case study was to obtain collective understandings regarding grading and pressures to inflate grades from faculty and instructors within a research-intensive university. The study focused on a…
Descriptors: Recreation, Grade Inflation, Grading, Case Studies
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Hutson, Garrett – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2008
This paper introduces a theoretical framework and practical means of teaching environmental literacy through the explanation of a structured day hike experience with university students along the Bruce Trail in the Niagara Region of Ontario, Canada. Environmental literacy is about deeply knowing the details and histories of particular settings and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Holistic Approach, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods