Course Descriptions

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CLL 301 (3) Principled-Centered Leadership. The

objective of this course is to help each participant

increase proactive behavior, become more opportunity

minded, increase self-esteem and build on mission

and values. This course will empower people and

organizations to significantly enhance their performance

capability, both personally and professionally.

 

CLL 400 (3) Leadership Seminar. Examines

various theories and models of leadership and their

practical application in commercial recreation, resort

operational settings and faith-based organizations.

The course addresses the structure of commercial

recreation organizations and styles of effective

leadership in different situations within this venue.

Students learn practical skills such as group process,

problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation,

team building, and effective presentation skills.

Students engage in resort management activities

in a leadership role designed to provide leadership

practice and develop confidence. This course provides

the critical elements of analytical and intellectual

examination and reflection of certain core issues in

the practice of leadership in commercial recreation.

 

CLL 480 (1-3) Independent Study. This course

provides students with the skills needed to conduct

research and write substantive reports in both

academia and practical work situations. Students are

provided an opportunity to explore topics through

interdisciplinary studies that they cannot adequately

pursue in a traditional degree program. Students

will engage in research which results in case or

observation studies, research studies, research

reports, or literature reviews/abstracts.

 

CLL 481 (1-3) Specialized Professional Training.

This course is designed to support students in

their efforts to complete quality research projects

in their prospective field. Students will select a

topic, design studies, select appropriate permission,

conduct projects, analyze results and prepare written

reports. Students will also be required to present

their findings to their fellow students. Extra credit

will be given to students that present their research

findings at professional conferences. Students will

also be highly encouraged to submit their findings

in article format to professional journals for possible

publication.

 

CLL 482 (1-3) Internship. This course provides

valuable work-learn experience in a professional

environment outside of the classroom. Students

will be able to explore many different career areas,

gain practical skills, and make industry contacts. A

minimum of 150 clock hours of on-site training with a

relevant agency is required for successful completion

of this course.

 

CLL 483 (2) Special Field Research Project. This

course is designed to support students in their

efforts to complete quality research projects in

their prospective field. Students will select a topic,

design studies, select appropriate permission,

conduct projects, analyze results and prepare written

reports. Students will also be required to present

their findings to their fellow students. Extra credit

will be given to students that present their research

findings at professional conferences. Students will

also be highly encouraged to submit their findings

in article format to professional journals for possible

publication.

 

Human Resource Development:

CLHR 200 (3) Foundations of Human Resource

Development. This course will provide an overview

of the discipline and field of human resource

development. The course will focus on how

individuals and groups learn and interact within

organizations. Topics will include strategic planning

for human resource development, needs assessment,

program development, application of workplace

learning theories, career development theories and

methods, and application of organizational learning

theories.

 

CLHR 215 (3) Design, Delivery, and Facilitation of

Training. This course is an introduction to provide

theoretical and applied introduction to the analysis,

design, development, implementation, and evaluation

of training for adults in organizations. The learners

will create a learning community to safely explore

the theoretical and practical issues of adult learning

research and theory.

 

CLHR 220 (3) Training, Developing, and Communicating.

This course is designed to teach perspective

trainers the importance of effective communication

skills at every level of the training process. From

assessing the audiences needs to developing and

marking the training session, students will hone

their communication skills and apply those skills

to produce the types of documents required in an

effective training program.