Theory and Didactics of Recreational Activities
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Rekreatiivsete tegevuste didaktika ja korraldus
Course title in English
Theory and Didactics of Recreational Activities
ECTS credits
approximate amount of contact lessons
Teaching semester
Assessment form
lecturer of 2019/2020  Autumn semester
Kaarel Zilmer (eesti keel) tavaline kursus
lecturer of 2019/2020  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To give for master level students knowledge about didactics different indoor and outdoor activities.
Brief description of the course
Observing different elected recreational activities. Basic knowledge about activities. Development and using them for different target groups. Basic of didactics, training and and learning different skills. Recreation of activities. Activities for all.
Independent work
Written report and oral presentation on given subject, preparations for seminars on given tasks.
Learning outcomes in the course
In result of studies student can demonstrate knowledge and skills of different recreational activities. He must to follow didactical princips and use that for different target groups.
Assessment methods
Final assessment consists from written work (60%), seminar works (20%) and test.
Kaarel Zilmer
Study literature
Reccommended by lectures for different indoor activities; Loko, J. (1996). Sporditeooria; Jackson, E. L. & Burton, T. L. (1999). Leisure studies: Prospects for XXI century. State College, PA: Vent; Kraus, R. (1998). Leisure and Recreation in Modern Society. Sudbury: Jones and Bartlett Publishers; Gass, M. A. (1993). Adventure Therapy.Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company; Bull,C.; Hook, J.; Weed, M. (2003). An Introduction to Leisure Studies. Harlow: Pearson Education.
Replacement literature
Torkildsen, G. (2005). Leisure and Recreation Management. 5th ed. London and New York: Routledge.