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Sir Wilfred Grenfell College (2006/2007)
10.18 Human Kinetics and Recreation (HKR)

3555

Outdoor Recreation Management

is an overview of outdoor recreation practices in Newfoundland and Canada. This course will examine the management of resources, conservation education and practices, development for public use or exclusion; legislation related to management of risk; viability of facilities; national and provincial agencies; private commercial ventures; and future trends in management. Management strategies will form a major part of the course.

Lectures: Three hours per week.

Note:

Credit maybe obtained for only 1 of HKR 3555, the former RECR 3555, and the former PHSD 3550.

3565

Tourism/Commercial Recreation

will examine behavioral factors influencing tourism; promotion of commercial recreation attractions; provincial strategies in travel and tourism; problems of leisure travel; stability of entrepreneurial ventures in tourism; and research and planning strategies relevant to commercial ventures.

Lectures: Three hours per week

Note:

Credit maybe obtained for only 1 of HKR 3565, the former RECR 3565, and the former PHSD 3560.

4555

Leadership and Supervision in Recreation

is need, selection, training and supervision of leaders in recreation. Certification, standards and professional organizations. Evaluation of leadership - materials and methods used. Practical exposure to roles of both leader and supervisor through seminar and related fieldwork.

Lectures: Three hours per week.

Note:

Credit maybe obtained for only 1 of HKR 4555, the former RECR 4555, and the former PHSD 4550.

4575

Recreation Ethics, Issues and Trends

will explore contemporary trends and issues identified by governments and recreation practitioners and the way in which these issues influence the delivery of leisure services.

Lectures: Three hours per week.

Note:

Credit maybe obtained for only 1 of HKR 4574, the former RECR 4575, and the former PHSD 4570.