Learn the differing definitions of play, recreation, leisure, and flow
The challenge in learning more about this field as a personal pursuit, professional career, or a combination of both is to grasp the size and significance of the world known as parks, recreation, and leisure.
Professionals should be prepared to serve the public
Parks and recreation services is a human services profession. The human services field has the objective of meeting human needs through an interdisciplinary knowledge base, focusing on prevention and remediation of problems and maintaining a commitment to improving the overall quality of life of those they serve.
The presentation package for Introduction to Recreation and Leisure, Second Edition includes a comprehensive series of PowerPoint slides featuring graphics directly from the text. With 567 slides—organized by chapter—instructors can easily choose the ones they need for their lectures—including the critical images that instructors can use for class discussion and illustration.
The slides in the presentation package can be used directly with PowerPoint to print transparencies and slides or to make copies for distribution to students. Instructors can easily add, modify, and rearrange the order of the slides as well as search for images based on key words.