The experiential component of the recreation and leisure curriculum is important because it helps develop a perspective between theory and practice. It is in understanding these relationships that students develop their professional ethic. This article explores the use of the experiential component of the curricula as an element to better professional preparation.
Barrett, William T.
"Developing Professionalism through Experience: A Partnership Between Leisure Systems Studies and Cooperative Education,"
Visions in Leisure and Business: Vol. 9
, Article 3.
Available at: https://scholarworks.bgsu.edu/visions/vol9/iss2/3