Shintaro Kono, PhD

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation - Academic Programs

Fall Term 2022 (1810)

KSR 500 - Concepts and Theories of Leisure and Recreation

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Concepts, theories, and perspectives of leisure and recreation are examined in relation to the psychological, sociological, cultural, political, and global significance of leisure. Practical implications will also be explored. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KSR 500 or RLS 510.

SEMINAR B2 (39738)

2022-09-01 - 2022-12-08
H 13:00 - 15:50 (TBD)

RLS 100 - Life, Leisure, and the Pursuit of Happiness

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This is a foundational, introductory course to recreation and leisure studies, with an emphasis on exploring leisure's contributions to happiness from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Various theories and evidence to support leisure's roles in the pursuit of happiness are covered, along with prominent subtopics within leisure studies. Students will be expected to apply the learned content to issues they face in their own leisure life and/or future professional life.

LECTURE A1 (31508)

2022-09-01 - 2022-12-08
MWF 09:00 - 09:50 (ETLC E1-013)

Winter Term 2023 (1820)

RLS 223 - Leisure and Human Behavior

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A sociopsychological examination of leisure experiences and leisure behaviors. Focus is on the individual in dynamic interactions with other individuals, groups or cultures within a leisure context. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of RLS 123 or 223.

LECTURE B1 (43738)

2023-01-05 - 2023-04-12
MWF 09:00 - 09:50 (SAB 3-26)