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ERIC Number: ED018901
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 1
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ACHIEVING PERCEPTUAL-MOTOR EFFICIENCY, A SPACE-ORIENTED APPROACH TO LEARNING. PERCEPTUAL MOTOR CURRICULUM, VOLUME I.
BARSCH, RAY H.
THE FIRST OF A 3-VOLUME PERCEPTUAL MOTOR CURRICULUM, THE BOOK DESCRIBES A PROGRAM BASED ON A THEORY OF MOVEMENT WHICH THE AUTHOR LABELS MOVIGENICS (THE STUDY OF THE ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF PATTERNS OF MOVEMENT IN MAN AND THE RELATIONSHIP OF THESE MOVEMENTS TO HIS LEARNING EFFICIENCY). TEN BASIC CONSTRUCTS OF MOVIGENICS ARE OUTLINED, AND THE FOLLOWING TOPICS ARE DISCUSSED--(1) THE CONCEPT OF SPACE, (2) MUSCULAR STRENGTH, (3) DYNAMIC BALANCE, (4) BODY AWARENESS, (5) SPATIAL AWARENESS, AND TEMPORAL AWARENESS. THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF SENSORY MODES (GUSTATORY, OLFACTORY, TACTUAL, KINESTHETIC, AUDITORY, VISUAL) AND THE PERCEPTO-COGNITIVE MODES ARE EXPLORED. ALSO, BILATERALITY, RHYTHM, FLEXIBILITY, AND MOTOR PLANNING ARE CONSIDERED AS FOUR COMPONENTS WHICH PERMIT MAN THE FULL FREEDOM TO MOVE. A CURRICULUM BASED ON THE THEORY OF MOVIGENICS AND LEADING TO MOVEMENT EFFICIENCY IN BOTH PHYSICAL AND COGNITIVE SPHERES IS DEFINED IN TERMS OF 10 GUIDELINES. THE BIBLIOGRAPHY CONTAINS ABOUT 420 ENTRIES. THIS DOCUMENT WAS PUBLISHED BY SPECIAL CHILD PUBLICATIONS, SEATTLE SEGUIN SCHOOL, INC., 71 COLUMBUS STREET, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON 98104, FOR $10.00. (DF)
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Identifiers: MOVIGENICS