Sean Ryan

Faculty Lecturer, Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation - Teaching

Contact

Faculty Lecturer, Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation - Teaching
Email
sryan@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-3893
Address
3-440 Van Vliet Complex - West
8831 - 116 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H9

Courses

KIN 205 - Introduction to Outdoor Environmental Education

A conceptual and experiential introduction to outdoor environmental education and leadership. In addition to weekly lecture and lab components, the course includes weekend commitments. Note: Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 205 or PEDS 205.

Fall Term 2021 Winter Term 2022
KIN 401 - Applied Ethics in Sport, Physical Activity and Exercise

A philosophical examination of ethical questions in the personal and professional practice of sport, physical activity and exercise. Prerequisite: KRLS 104. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 401 or PEDS 401.

Fall Term 2021
KRLS 304 - Advanced Sociology of Sport and Leisure

Building on introductory sociological concepts from KRLS 104 and historical foundations from KRLS 204, the course focuses on developing a critical understanding of the power relations operating through contemporary social and cultural processes that shape the body, sport and leisure, such as colonialism, consumer culture, globalization and neo-liberalism. Prerequisites: KRLS 104 and 204. Credit will be granted for only one of KRLS 304 or PERLS 304.

Fall Term 2021
RLS 122 - Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Organizations

Introduction to leadership and followership as they apply to recreation and leisure organizations. Emphasis is on practical skills including oral and written communication, group dynamics, conflict management, organizational ethics and politics, progressional careers, and other topics as relevant.

Winter Term 2022
RLS 130 - Collaborative Skills and Processes for Community Recreation and Leisure

Study of the social and political processes through which groups and individuals work to mobilize resources and establish relationships to fulfill individual and community recreation/leisure needs. Basic personal communication and conflict skills for understanding, analyzing, and working through social and political processes will be examined. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of RLS 130 or 230. Prerequisite: RLS 100.

Winter Term 2022

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