TRC203 - Leisure Education

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Subject Title
Leisure Education

Subject Description
The goal of this specialized course is to prepare students with the required knowledge base and skill sets to work in the field of Therapeutic Recreation and in the specific area of Leisure Education. This course will focus on improving the student's understanding of the foundations, potential and effects of leisure education, systematic programming and considerations for leisure education including multiculturalism, teaching techniques, processing and adaptation. Utilizing the new knowledge learned from this course, students will then learn how to apply this information to develop, plan, implement, and evaluate leisure education programs for different populations.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Apply leisure education theories and models to program planning and service delivery.
  2. Describe the effects of leisure education on clients.
  3. Analyze client needs and motivation to develop individual outcomes for clients in leisure education programs.
  4. Select leisure education intervention techniques to address the specific needs of clients.
  5. Design therapeutic recreation interventions within the scope of leisure education practice.
  6. Apply leadership skills and techniques for therapeutic interventions within leisure education practice.

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Discrimination/Harassment
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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