ERIC Number: ED204288
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Recreation Programming for Wisconsin Communities.
Henderson, Karla; And Others
A questionnaire distributed to part-time recreation directors in Wisconsin identified training needs and formed the basis for this manual. The workbook-like format was designed to facilitate self-directed study by recreation directors. The first chapter summarizes the results of the questionnaire and presents statistical data, noting the characteristics of the communities, programs, facilities, and recreation directors so that readers can compare themselves to the statewide norms. The highest training needs scores were in the area of developing and maintaining successful programs in the community. Chapters deal with characteristics of rural communities in Wisconsin, the role of recreation in the communities, establishing and maintaining cooperative relationships with various community groups, legal and fiscal concerns of program directors, and program activity ideas and resources. Each chapter is preceded by purpose and preview sections to enable readers to choose those chapters that address their training needs. Following each chapter is a list of pertinent references. Appendices provide a bibliography of sports rules and a list of recreation-related agencies and organizations. (FG)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Agency Cooperation, Community Characteristics, Community Recreation Programs, Community Resources, Delivery Systems, Legal Responsibility, Part Time Employment, Program Administration, Program Budgeting, Program Development, Resource Allocation, Rural Areas, State Norms
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Univ. Extension.
Note: Funding for this project was made possible through Title V, Rural Development Act.