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Introduction to Recreation and Leisure With Web Resource-2nd Edition


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.
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Six trends have implications for nonprofit recreation and leisure services providers
The use of social media, online giving approaches, and other technological advances presents nonprofits with new ways to reach stakeholders, tell their stories, and engage citizens in their efforts.
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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.
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Internet influences leisure meanings, activities, and spaces
The availability and adoption of Internet technology has increased exponentially since its introduction in the 1960s.
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Introduction to Recreation and Leisure With Web Resource-2nd Edition
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Introduction to Recreation and Leisure, Second Edition, is a textbook designed for an initial undergraduate course in a recreation and leisure program. With its 21st-century views of recreation and leisure services, it incorporates indicators for future directions in the field and presents international perspectives as well as career opportunities in recreation and leisure. A new web resource is included.

© 2013
Cloth Pass/Kycd
Book with online resource   456 pages
ISBN-13: 9781450424172

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Related Products:
Introduction to Recreation and Leisure Presentation Package-2nd Edition $239.00
Introduction to Recreation and Leisure Web Resource-2nd Edition $24.00

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