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Putting It All Together

Robert B. Kauffman

Robert B. Kauffman, PhD, is a professor in the recreation and parks management department at Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Maryland, where his work with students as internship supervisor led to the development of his theory of job search positioning. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Career Development in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism : A Positioning Approach

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...It was summer and I had just visited a student who was completing his senior internship during the summer at a Boys and Girls Club in northern Virginia. This is a good a place to end this book because Marty’s story is typical of the many...

Map and Compass

Charles Ferguson

Charles Ferguson, PhD, served as president of the United States Orienteering Federation (USOF) from 1999 to 2007. A former colonel in the Air Force Reserve, he became the initial vice president of academic affairs at Marine Corps University at Quantico Marine Base, Virginia, until retiring. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert Turbyfill

LTC Robert Turbyfill works as an analyst for the Department of Homeland Security in Washington, DC. He has served as a United States Marine Officer for 11 years and as an Army National Guard Officer for 14 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Discovering Orienteering : Skills, Techniques, and Activities

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook Chapter

...Orienteering is a skill sport that is based on land navigation and requires the use of tools to navigate. Although there are five skills based on the tools for navigation, there are only two tools required for land navigation— the map...

Sustaining Environmental Health

Bill Reger-Nash

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Bill Reger-Nash, EdD, is emeritus professor in the School of Public Health at West Virginia University. He has been a wellness professional for more than 30 years and has served as research coordinator for the Cardiac and Wellness Center of Wheeling Hospital; director of the Bayer Wellness Program in Wellsburg, West Virginia; director of wellness for the Ohio Valley Medical Center; and founding director of wellness for West Virginia University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Meredith Smith

Meredith Smith, MS, MA, has master’s degrees in sport and exercise psychology and community counseling from West Virginia University. She has worked as a family and marriage therapist as well as a drug and alcohol counselor. She works for the State of New Mexico as a health educator to decrease the burden of chronic disease in the state. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gregory Juckett

Gregory Juckett, MD, MPH, is a professor of family medicine at West Virginia University, Morgantown, where he provides clinical services for the WVU Health Service and also directs the University’s International Travel Clinic. He received his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine at Hershey and a master’s degree in public health from West Virginia University. He completed his family medicine residency at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Foundations of Wellness

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter

...© Andrew PennerAfter reading this chapter, you will be able todefine sustainable development,describe methods to promote sustainability,identify four reasons that people are not focused on sustainability in the United States,list five...

USDA Forest Service

Outdoor Recreation in America

Human Kinetics, 2006

Ebook Chapter

...The earth and its resources belong of right to the people.The USDA Forest Service probably has the most responsibility and challenges of all the federal resource management agencies. Its land is the most commercially valuable and most...

Lifestyle Trends and Influences

Outdoor Recreation in America

Human Kinetics, 2006

Ebook Chapter

...© PhotodiscTime is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed, nothing else can be managed.Until a few decades ago, science, technology, education, and social values in America were fairly constant throughout one’s lifetime. Even so...

The One-on-One Interview

Robert B. Kauffman

Robert B. Kauffman, PhD, is a professor in the recreation and parks management department at Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Maryland, where his work with students as internship supervisor led to the development of his theory of job search positioning. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Career Development in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism : A Positioning Approach

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...You have spent considerable effort and energy positioning yourself to meet the person you hope will hire you. As part of bridging, you may have become professionally active. The person you want to meet may be at a conference you...

Professionalism and Recreation and Leisure

Donald J. McLean

Donald J. McLean, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of recreation, park, and tourism administration at Western Illinois University–Quad Cities in Moline, Illinois. He has been teaching ethics classes since 1989. His interest in this area was spurred by practical experience gained through 12 years of coaching competitive rowing and founding rowing programs and clubs at the varsity, campus recreation, and community levels. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Daniel G. Yoder

Daniel G. Yoder, PhD, provided most of the case studies in this book from his experiences. Yoder is a professor in the department of recreation, park, and tourism administration at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois. He has taught at the university level for 12 years and has also worked in the leisure services field for 12 years. He is a member of the National Park and Recreation Association and of the Illinois Park and Recreation Association (IPRA), having served in a number of positions with the IPRA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Issues in Recreation and Leisure : Ethical Decision Making

Human Kinetics, 2005

Ebook Chapter

...To understand the concept of professionalismTo learn about the historical development of professionalismTo understand two different perspectives on professionalismTo evaluate leisure services as a professionTo learn about the obstacles...

You and Your Resume

Robert B. Kauffman

Robert B. Kauffman, PhD, is a professor in the recreation and parks management department at Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Maryland, where his work with students as internship supervisor led to the development of his theory of job search positioning. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Career Development in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism : A Positioning Approach

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...Before reading this chapter, consider completing exercise 10.1 at the end of the chapter. In exercise 10.1 you assess the resumes used in this chapter to determine what you like and what you don’t. It will provide a good starting point...

Individual Outcomes of Participating in Adventure

Jim Stiehl

Jim Stiehl, PhD, is a professor in the school of sport and exercise science at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) in Greeley. Like Steffen, Stiehl has more than 20 years of outdoor physical education experience, as well as experience in developing and supervising outdoor programs. He has authored other outdoor titles and presented at workshops and conferences on a variety of outdoor topics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Melissa Parker

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Adventure Education : Theory and Applications

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook Chapter

...What motivates the adventurer? It has never been an easy question to answer in anything less than a ramble, since, like describing the beautiful scent of a flower, describing the “why” of adventure must always fall short. It is all...

Does technology compromise the wilderness experience?

Controversial Issues in Adventure Programming

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

...The average adventurer entering wilderness areas today is armed with technological advances that would boggle the minds of the most successful earlier explorers. Versatile synthetic clothing, communication devices, route-finding systems...