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Recreation Management: Trends and Topics

Paper Requirements

Research Paper – 100 Points

  1. Cover page
  2. Table of contents
  3. Paper Guidelines:  3-5 page paper, double spaced, size 12 font
    1. How is this trend being infused and applied in the industry?
    2. Research why and how it is affecting the industry (impact and implications it has)
    3. Provide 3 specific examples (stories, website links, pictures, artifacts)
    4. Would it work here? (climate, pros, cons, obstacles, opportunities, recommendations)
    5. Do you think the trend will last or continue? (is it viable)
  4. Create an event around this trend:
    1. Who is your target market?
    2. Create a social media advertisement/marketing campaign
    3. Provide a cost breakdown/budget analysis
  5. Create and include an infographic highlighting key points about your trend
  6. Cite all resources used according to APA style (websites, popular press articles, periodicals, presentations)

Researching a Trend

Finding evidence of your chosen trend in an article database:

Company Information in a Library Database

Information on the Web

See INTRO page on this guide or try one of the following suggested sites:

Image: Three men doing yoga together

Photo: Chris Young/The Canadian Press


Displaying your trend as an infographic