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Introduction to 21st-Century Leadership in Leisure Services

Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook

...Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.Juanita, the director of the department of recreation for a large town in North America, has called a stakeholder meeting to begin planning for a new multipurpose recreation center...

Designing and Developing Outdoor Recreation and Education Programs

Outdoor Program Administration : Principles and Practices

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook

...Outdoor program administrators constantly hear about the value of preparation and planning in many aspects of outdoor recreation. The first principle from the Leave No Trace Center for Environmental Ethics is “Plan ahead and prepare...

Leadership, Diversity, and Inclusion

Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook

...If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse gift will find a fitting place.Latisha...

Evaluating WSCC

Promoting Health and Academic Success : The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Approach

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook

...One critical reason for establishing a Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) approach is that it will improve student academic performance and subsequently improve the employability, productivity, and quality of life of our...

Self-Leadership

Brent Cuthbertson

Brent Cuthbertson, PhD, is an associate professor of outdoor recreation, parks, and tourism at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario. He has been a wilderness educator and guide for more than 25 years and coeditor of the Journal of Experiential Education. He has written book chapters, papers in refereed journals, and a variety of other refereed and nonrefereed contributions. Cuthbertson has received awards for his teaching excellence. In his leisure time he enjoys wilderness canoeing, sea kayaking, woodworking, and sailing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook

...There is nothing noble about being superior to some other person. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.From as far back as she could remember, Elise had been inspired by some wonderfully strong female role models...

Leading in the Profession

Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook

...It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.Alice is a bit worried. As the new director of parks and recreation for the town of Happenstance, she is the new kid...

Cornerstones of Adventure Education

Jane Panicucci

Jane Panicucci, MAEd, is currently Project Adventure’s chief operations officer. Her adventure background includes 11 years as a course director at Outward Bound. Her current consulting specialties involve working with teachers and administrators to generate positive change in their schools and to create high-performing teams for both nonprofit and for-profit organizations. She is the lead author of PA’s series of adventure curricula for physical education and is currently working on a fitness program curriculum. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adventure Education : Theory and Applications

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

...Wonderful ideas are built on other wonderful ideas. In Piaget’s terms, you must reach out to the world with your own intellectual tools and grasp it, assimilate it, yourself. All kinds of things are hidden from us—even though they surround...

External Community and Organizational Leadership

Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook

...Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.It was the 1960s and 1970s, and a group of dedicated women—Dorothy, Maxine, Penny, and Ruth—were not happy...

Understanding Group Dynamics

Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook

...To associate with other like-minded people in small, purposeful groups is for the great majority of men and women a source of profound psychological satisfaction.Abby and Jack, both intercollegiate soccer players, were hired to run an elite...

Facilitating Group Experiences

Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook

...I hear and I forget I see and I remember I do and I understand“Welcome to the GSU challenge course! My name is Brent, and I am your facilitator for today. From talking with your group, it sounds like you are just starting to get to know one...