RLS 286 - Recreation Administration
3 Semester Hour Credits
Course Description: Development of understanding of and ability to utilize leadership and group facilitation strategies to enhance and evaluate recreation and leisure experiences. Examination of theories and principles of administration in recreation.
Schedule: Fall, spring, and summer semesters. This course follows the on-campus schedule for beginning and ending dates.
Delivery Method: Online. Students are not expected to come to the campus at any time.
Prerequisite Courses: None.
Instructor: Roger Mazurek; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Textbook: Book Information through the DCB Bookstore.
Other Materials: None.
Course Objectives: It is expected that students will be able to:
- An understanding of the general structure and framework of leisure-service agencies.
- Technical knowledge of administrative responsibilities of a manager including politics, laws and liabilities, budgets, personnel management, and public relations.
- Understanding of the concepts involved in the use of and protection of the park's resources.
- Acquired problem solving skills and ability to apply those skills in area of conflict.
- Read and finish all assignments by the dates given in the course calendar.
- Chapter test are each worth 30 points and account for 75% of total grade.
- Each chapter assignment is worth 10 points and account for 25% of total grade.
Exams - Policies & Procedures:
- All exams are given online and can be taken on any computer with Internet access.
- Each chapter is followed by a chapter exam that must be completed on dates posted on the course calendar. Exams will typically have 15 questions and must be completed within a 30 minute time period. No comprehensive exam will be given.
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