Course : Organization & Planning for Recreation, Leisure & Sport
- Course Number
- KNES 3203
- Section Number
- Fall 2021
- Dr. Sandra Shawver
- Days & Times
- Final Exam Day/Time
Exploration, discussion, and practical applications of procedures and practices in the planning, organizing & administration of fitness, leisure, recreation and sport programs.
Course Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Course Competencies
Satisfactory completion of the course will document that students have demonstrated the ability to:
- Use effective group process skills as members of a team to initiate, organize and deliver group projects and presentations
- Acquire, synthesize, evaluate and use information gathered to make sound administrative decisions
- Demonstrate a gained knowledge for effective administrative, budgeting and marketing practices in the recreational and leisure service field
- Plan, organize, & manage special events in leisure, recreation, or sport venues.
- Describe and apply the core competencies required for managing recreational sport programs in collegiate, public, quasi-public, and private settings
- Know participant development attributes and understand the socialization process in sport.
Class Meeting Information
This course is a fully online course using MSUTexas Desire to Learn (D2L) platform. Students are expected to check in a minimum of three (3) days each week to be able to stay up to date on presentations, available material and assignments. Additionally YouTube, ZOOM and/or Flipgrid will be used in this course as well for some presentations/lectures/assignments.
Required Course Materials
Textbook: Barcelona, B. J., Wells, M. S., & Arthur-Banning, S. (2020). Recreational sport: Program, design, delivery, and management. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics in both physical and electronic versions.
Course Materials: Access to a personal computer with Microsoft Software, high speed Internet and the ability to access D2L (the MSUTexas Online Learning System, and Smart phone, I Pad or similar technology for Flipgrid assignments.
Technology: All students must have internet access and be able to: send and receive e-mail, create, send and receive Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher or PowerPoint documents; use Google documents, sites & slides, use Desire 2 Learn portal through MSUTexas portal, download/use Flipgrid and ZOOM meeting platform for class assignments/meetings & presentations, post to discussion boards, appropriately use internet links and online websites such as Google Docs, Sites, Slides, etc.
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