Leisure Mapping Essay
Worth: 20% of final grade
Due in lecture: Monday, February 24th, 2014
Length: 7 pages double-spaced + references page + time map + title page, 12pt Times New Roman, one inch margins all around, numbered pages (except title page and time map); thesis-based essay structure required, paragraphing required, no underlining or boldface; research required; non-superficial discussion and analysis expected, drawing on and elaborating themes and key ideas from the course with the aid of research sources; length limit strictly observed – your essay will not be read beyond the first seven pages and the grade will be based solely on these seven pages together with the references page and time map.
Grading criteria: Clear, effective time map; clear, insightful analysis of time map in terms of ideas and themes of the course using research sources; correct APA in-text citations and APA references page; correct number and types of sources; effective organization of information; grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and format
Purpose of assignment: To raise awareness of sociocultural factors that influence the quality and distribution of leisure activity and recreation in our lives.
1) Create a time map of your daily activities over the course of a typical seven day week in your life. To create the time map, divide up each day of the week into twenty-four one-hour units. Record what you do in each of the hourly units. At the end of the process, you will have an hour-by-hour record of what you did on each day of the week. The format of your time map is left open, but it must have your name on it and be neat, legible and word-processed on 8.5 x 11” sheets of paper (same size pages as the essay).
2) Write a seven-page essay in which you critically analyse your time map, paying particular attention towards time for leisure and recreation (broadly defined). In the body of your essay, begin by summarizing briefly what you believe your...
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