In order for growth activities to be successful, you as the facilitator should know your purpose, your audience, your environment, the needed equipment and supplies, and when to change plans to adapt to the participants. The suggestions offered in this chapter, while specific to the activities provided in this book, can be adapted to any type of team-building activity. Choosing a specific purpose for an activity gives you and the participants more respect for the process and increases the ...
This activity encourages participants to be flexible as they interpret images, thus helping them improve their creative thinking skills. This activity gives participants the chance to explore different perspectives as they attempt to create images to fit a provided caption that is intentionally ambiguous; thus this activity is the inverse of A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words. Next, the members of each group should create a picture to fit each caption, either by taking a picture or by ...
In this case, participants bring information from their social networking pages and take on the role of someone else in the group based on the information provided from that person’s page. Prior to the session, print each participant’s profile from his or her social networking page; then, as participants arrive for the session, give each person his or her printed profile page and a name tag to wear in a highly visible fashion. The person who just shared then returns the name tag to its ...
Certainly, text messages are quick and convenient, and the activities presented here help users understand and meet the challenges that text messaging creates. Certainly, text messages are quick and convenient, and the activities presented in this chapter help users understand and meet the challenges that text messaging creates. Continue in this fashion (i.e., alternating texts and whispers) until the last person receives the message via either text or whisper.
Music holds tremendous importance for young people, and today’s youth constantly seek out new music. Possible categories include pop music, boy band music, country music, holiday music, bits of TV or movie dialogue, classical music, college fight songs, love songs, TV or movie theme music, and cartoon character voices. If they have this style of ringtone in their phone, they have to find it, hold up their phone, and play the appropriate ringtone (or music) for everyone.
Instructor Guide In this instructor guide, written by Amy R. Hurd, Denise M. Anderson, Brent A. Beggs, and Deborah A. Garrahy, you can find a sample course syllabus, and for every chapter in the text, you can find content overviews and outlines, learning outcomes, and links to sample documents in the online resource. The following files have been zipped for your convenience.
The presentation package, written by Amy R. Hurd, Denise M. Anderson, Brent A. Beggs, and Deborah A. Garrahy, includes a comprehensive series of PowerPoint slides for each chapter. Learning objective slides present the major topics covered in each chapter, and text slides list key points. The presentation package has more than 300 slides that can be used directly with PowerPoint to print transparencies and slides or to make copies for distribution to students.
The online resource, written by Amy R. Hurd, Denise M. Anderson, Brent A. Beggs, and Deborah A. Garrahy, includes the following: dynamic and interactive learning activities and assignments that can be conducted in or out of class sample forms and resources from real recreation and leisure agencies that reinforce concepts in the text and serve as examples for students to discuss and evalute
Instructor Guide In this instructor guide, written by Dan Elkins and Brent Beggs, you can find sample course syllabi, instructor information related to chapter discussion questions, descriptions of additional extended learning activities found on the CD-ROM, chapter outlines, chapter summaries, vocabulary handouts for terms in the textbook’s running glossary, and direct links to detailed sources on the Internet for every chapter in the text. View Instructor Guide.
Instructor Guide In this instructor guide, written by Richard Mull, Brent Beggs, and Mick Renneisen, you can find an introduction to the ancillaries, sample course syllabi, course outlines, suggestions for student learning activities, discussion questions, and direct links to detailed sources on the Internet. View Instructor Guide