Recreation as a Developmental Experience Theory Practice Research

ISBN-10: 1118115279
ISBN-13: 9781118115275
Edition: 2011
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Description: It's not all "fun and games." A growing body of research suggests that recreation activities can be powerful development contexts when they are properly framed and intentionally designed. This volume highlights much of that research, and the  More...

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List price: $29.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/16/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

It's not all "fun and games." A growing body of research suggests that recreation activities can be powerful development contexts when they are properly framed and intentionally designed. This volume highlights much of that research, and the articles that follow provide ample evidence that well-framed recreation activities and contexts can provide a range of positive developmental outcomes. Editors Lawrence R. Allen and Robert J. Barcelona draw on their own work in human and youth development and have assembled contributing authors who explore the important of meaningful recreation and leisure experiences in the lives of youth and the value of recreation from a developmental perspective. Chapters focus on the developmental potential of specific recreation contexts and settings and provide research and evidence-based strategies outlining the activities that best promote positive youth development. Finally, the volume demonstrates how recreation is being used to strengthen individual and community assets and its role as a contributor in addressing pressing social issues. This is the 130th volume of New Directions for Youth Development, the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series dedicated to bringing together everyone concerned with helping young people, including scholars, practitioners, and people from different disciplines and professions. The result is a unique resource presenting thoughtful, multi-faceted approaches to helping our youth develop into responsible, stable, well-rounded citizens.

Issue Editors' Notes
Executive Summary
Leisure, recreation, and play from a developmental context
Positive youth development within a family leisure context: Youth perspectives of family outcomes
Back to the future: The potential relationship between leisure and education
Recreation as a component of the community youth development system
Youth development and the camp experience
Outdoor-based play and reconnection to nature: A neglected pathway to positive youth development
Adventure-based programming: Exemplary youth development practice
A competency-based approach to preparing staff as recreation and youth development leaders
Refraining recreation as a public policy priority
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