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Oakland Community College 2011 - 2013
(Obtained an Associated Degree in Liberal Arts)
Northern Michigan University 2014 - Present
(Pursuing a Major in Outdoor Recreation Leadership Management)
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RE 110 Introduction to Leisure and Recreation
Introduction to leisure and recreation and the leisure service profession. Includes historical and current concepts, theories and philosophies of leisure, recreation and play as well as historical development of public and private resources for leisure and recreation and exploration of career opportunities.
RE 155 Outdoor Living Skills
Introduction to basic outdoor living and camping skills. Major topic areas include tool craft, rope craft, cooking and fires, health and safety, map and compass, gear and shelters and environmental awareness.
RE 191 Professional Development Seminar I
This course gives all ORLM majors and introduction to the major and what it is all about. In this class students create portfolios (like this one) that they will be constantly be changing as they progress through the major.
RE 250 Education in Outdoor Settings
This course is an Introduction to primary programs including outdoor education, adventure/challenge education, experiential education, environmental education and organized camping. Students are educated to become better teachers in an outdoor setting by the creation of lesson plans.
RE 251 Adventure Activities, Facilitation and Group Behavior
Study of group process, development and facilitation skills, practice listening skills, use of metaphor and debriefing. Discuss transfer of learning and the direct experience and skill development of facilitating adventure type activities.
RE 261 Leadership and Pedagogy in Leisure Services
Fundamentals and techniques of recreation and educational leadership in leisure services. Focus is on leadership theory, development of basic leadership and programming skills, teaching approaches and strategies and related legal issues. Provides hands-on leadership and teaching experiences.
RE 270 Outdoor Recreation Resources, Behavior and Values
Studies resources, policies and history of governmental and non-governmental organizations with involvement in outdoor recreation. Examines human behavior in the natural environment and the benefits from this interaction. Course content set in context of Outdoor Recreation Systems Model.
RE 356 Wilderness Stewardship
An extended trip to a local area based upon the Wilderness Education Association’s six core outdoor leadership competencies. Course focuses on outdoor leadership, judgment, decision making, group dynamics, expedition behavior, low-impact camping, environmental ethics and outdoor risk management
RE 357 Teaching of Canoeing
Covers tandem and solo flat water canoeing and the basics of freestyle canoeing and omering. Development of skills and judgment needed to teach safe canoeing and lead canoe day trips. Counts as an American Canoe Association (ACA) instructor development workshop for students who meet ACA requirements. The course is conducted in the field at various canoeing sites.
RE 362 Program Design in Leisure Services
Study of the principles, practices and organization of leisure programs including program classification systems, activity selection, program formats, needs assessments, program operation strategies and evaluation of programs.
RE 371 Protected Area Management
Studies the techniques and strategies used to manage the physical resources, visitors and services in protected areas. Course content set in the context of the Outdoor Recreation System Model. Students must have completed eight credits of instructor-approved non-human natural science courses prior to enrolling in this course.
RE 381 Interpretation I
Develops skills and knowledge in environmental and historical interpretive services through planning, implementing and evaluating all types of performance interpretation, including interpretive talks, guided walks and tours, interpretive events and living history. Four to eight credits of instructor-approved non-human natural science courses and four to eight credits of instructor-approved historical/cultural courses for a total of 12 credits must be completed prior to enrolling in this course.
RE 382 Interpretation II: Self-Guided Media
Develop skills and knowledge in environmental and historical interpretive services. Students gain a theoretical understanding of and practical experience in planning, implementing and evaluating most types of self-guided interpretive services including publications, exhibits, signs, self-guided tours and trails.
RE 391 Professional Development Seminar III
A continuation of RE 291. Provides an infrastructure for students to prepare for RE 491
RE 410 Leisure Through the Ages
Survey course of the literature, art, music and media that impacts the leisure and outdoor recreation profession.
RE 461 Management and Supervision of Leisure Services
Examines the principles and practices of supervision and management of leisure services and resources. Requires writing a funding proposal.
RE 467 Evaluation/Research in Leisure Services
Principles and procedures for conducting evaluation and evaluative research in leisure services and resources.
RE 491 Professional Assessment Seminar
The Outdoor Recreation Division Comprehensive Exam and other assessment instruments will be administered.
AD 117 Introduction to Digital Photography*
Introduction to the fundamentals of photographic image-making techniques and theoretical aspects of digital technology. Assignments and critiques introduce students to digital image structures, workflow and software applications for image editing practices. Each student must have access to a digital camera with RAW file capability and manual exposure control.
GC 255 Physical Geology*
This course is an introduction to basic geology; students learn about rocks, minerals, plate tectonics, volcanoes, flowing water, maps, and more basic geology subjects.
NAS 204 The Native American Experience*
This course is an introduction to Native American Studies. The material mainly covers the history and traditions of the Native American people.
PY 305 Phycological Statistics*
The interpretation and application of basic descriptive statistics and an introduction to statistical inference, including chi square and analysis of variance. Computer laboratory experience included when appropriate.