Course: Reflections on Leisure

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Course title Reflections on Leisure
Course code KPD/REFL
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study 2
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Bauman Petr, PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Discussion based on papers covering various issues in Leisure Studies (updated every year), e.g. 1. Choice and Experiential Definitions of Leisure, LSA Newsletter No. 63, November 2002. 2. Boredom in Free Time, LSA Newsletter No. 64, March 2003. 3. Leisure and Citizen Participation: A Salutary Reciprocity, LSA Newsletter No. 65, July 2003. 4. The Importance of Concepts in Leisure Studies, LSA Newsletter No. 71, July 2005. 5. Non-Western Leisure: How to Study It, LSA Newsletter No. 72, November 2005. 6. Contemplation as Leisure and Non-Leisure, LSA Newsletter No 73, March 2006. 7. The Serious Leisure Perspective, LSA Newsletter No. 75, November 2006. 8. Social Networks in Leisure-From Meso to Macro Structure, LSA Newsletter No. 82, March 2009. 9. Addiction to Leisure Activities: Is It Possible?, LSA Newsletter, No. 86, July 2010. 10. Flow in Serious Leisure: Nature and Prevalence, LSA Newsletter, No. 87, November 2010. 11. Personal Memoirs, Project-Based Leisure and Therapeutic Recreation for Seniors, LSA Newsletter, No. 88, March 2011. 12. Leisure Choice, Facilitation and Constraint, LSA Newsletter, No. 88, July 2011. 13. Leisure and Happiness, LSA Newsletter, No. 89, November 2011. 14. Self-Directed Learning as a Foundation for Complex Leisure, LSA Newsletter, No. 90, March 2012. The primary focus of the discussion will be the meaning of a text; however, grammar and lexis (terminology) may be discussed as well when necessary.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
Students will be acquainted with selected issues in Leisure Studies and its terminology. They will improve their communication skills in respect to professional discussion.
deeper understanding and reflection of selected issues in Leisure Studies, dispositions and skills fostered through active participation in professional discussion
intermediate English

Assessment methods and criteria
Analysis of student's language skills

active participation, preparation (text analysis)
Recommended literature

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Free Time Education (2015) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer