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LAKEHEAD CALENDAR 2009-2010

Lakehead 2009-2010 Academic Courses Graduate Courses (Masters and PhD) Outdoor Recreation Graduate Courses
Outdoor Recreation Graduate Courses

Graduate Courses

Courses not offered this academic year (fall/winter terms) are indicated by the words "NOT OFFERED THIS YEAR" below the course description. Nevertheless, students should refer to the Timetable as a final check.

Outdoor Recreation 5010      Research Design
Credit Weight: 0.5
Description: An overview of the main approaches to social science research with a particular emphasis on their application to the fields of nature-based recreation and tourism. The course content also serves as the basis for the development of the thesis proposal.
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Outdoor Recreation 5030      Quantitative Methods for Research and Inquiry
Credit Weight: 0.5
Description: Quantitative inquiry approaches to research, including survey research, experimental research, and the use of secondary data and their application to the fields of nature-based recreation and tourism are examined.
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Outdoor Recreation 5050      Qualitative Methods for Research and Inquiry
Credit Weight: 0.5
Description: An examination of various traditions in qualitative inquiry, including interpretivism, constructivism, constructionism, hermeneutics, ethnography, and their extension into mixed-method approaches to research design and their application to the fields of nature-based recreation and tourism.
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Outdoor Recreation 5131      Recreation and Tourism Behaviour in Natural Settings
Credit Weight: 0.5
Description: An examination of the theoretical perspectives employed in understanding people's recreational and touristic behaviours in natural settings.
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Outdoor Recreation 5133      Policy and Planning for Recreation and Tourism in Natural Settings
Credit Weight: 0.5
Description: The frameworks commonly used to plan and manage recreation and tourism use of natural settings, especially where those settings also involve a variety of other uses.
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Outdoor Recreation 5311      Advanced Outdoor Adventure Leadership
Credit Weight: 0.5
Description: An application of the theories, design, development, delivery and evaluation of outdoor leadership programmes.
Notes: Students who have taken OUTD 4311 may not take OUTD 5311 for credit.
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Outdoor Recreation 5371      Advanced Group Dynamics
Credit Weight: 0.5
Description: A critical examination of theories, research and application related to how groups function.
Notes: Students who have taken OUTD 4371 may not take OUTD 5371 for credit.
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Outdoor Recreation 5510      Advanced Studies in Heritage Interpretation
Credit Weight: 0.5
Description: The application of concepts and knowledge concerning interpretation in specific natural settings. Case studies and regional projects in interpretation form the basis for workshops and seminars.
Notes: Students who have taken OUTD 4410 may not take OUTD 5510 for credit.
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Outdoor Recreation 5515      Advanced GIS and Remote Sensing in Parks and Protected Areas
Credit Weight: 0.5
Description: A study of the contributions of remote sensing and GIS to data acquisition and analysis. Applications emphasize the role of GIS and remote sensing in management planning and recreation resource management.
Notes: Students who have taken OUTD 4515 may not take OUTD 5515 for credit.
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Outdoor Recreation 5550      Coastal and Marine Recreation
Credit Weight: 0.5
Description: An examination of the use of freshwater and marine ecosystems as settings for recreation and tourism. Issues of jurisdiction, regulation, management and integrated planning are considered in the context of recreation and tourism activities.
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Outdoor Recreation 5555      Wilderness Issues
Credit Weight: 0.5
Description: The wilderness concept and its evolution and manifestation in Canada and other countries.
Notes: Students who have taken OUTD 4815 may not take OUTD 5555 for credit.
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Outdoor Recreation 5732      Tourism Governance and Sustainability
Credit Weight: 0.5
Description: A critical examination of the theories and concepts associated with the governance of nature-based tourism for sustainability. The course explores tourism governance from the macro to the micro scale and focuses on local community rules and social norms and their interaction with external rules.
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students who have taken OUTD 4732 may not take OUTD 5732 for credit.
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Outdoor Recreation 5733      Rural Community Tourism Development
Credit Weight: 0.5
Description: An advanced course that examines the theories and issues of community-based tourism development. Students will apply knowledge and skills to specific local, regional and national contexts in case study analysis.
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students who have taken OUTD 4733 may not take OUTD 5733 for credit.
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Outdoor Recreation 5901 (9901)      Master's Thesis
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