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HPER 267
Outdoor Recreation


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:20


Description
This course explores the history, development, principles and trends of National Parks, outdoor recreation, facility development, liability, and recreation leadership. Active participation in many recreation activities. This course counts as an ELECTIVE toward an AA degree, NOT as an ACTIVITY COURSE.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify and discuss state and national parks and discuss what makes them unique and extraordinary.
  • Apply learning theory, activity leadership, first aid, liability, and facility management concepts to outdoor recreation.
  • Identify environmental issues and assess their relationship to outdoor recreation.
  • Summarize the history of outdoor recreation.
  • Describe and demonstrate modern camping skills.
  • Identify major components of water activities and assess the risk of these activities.
  • Demonstrate skill and competence in outdoor recreation activities.

  • Course Topics
  • National, state, and local parks
  • Goals of recreation games
  • Liability
  • Importance of feedback
  • First aid
  • Learning and teaching process
  • Environmental issues
  • Current isues in recreation
  • Camping skills
  • Athletic complex development
  • Water safety and rescue
  • Boating safety
  • White water rafting
  • Survival skills
  • Participation in various indoor and outdoor recreational games and activities

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    HPER 267
    Fall 2015
    7880
    Justin Speer
    HPER 267
    Winter 2015
    1494
    Justin Speer
    HPER 267
    Fall 2014
    1458
    Tim Toon
    HPER 267
    Fall 2014
    1458
    Justin Speer
    HPER 267
    Spring 2014
    1558
    Tim Toon


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
     
     
    X
    X
    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.