ERIC Number: ED211495
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of the Annual Southwest Park & Recreation Training Institute (26th, Kingston, Oklahoma, February 1-4, 1981).
Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Dept. of Park Administration and Landscape Architecture.
Summaries of papers given at a regional training institute on parks and recreation facilities, programs, amd objectives are presented. The purposes of the institute were to encourage professionalism among those who work in parks and recreation, to foster interagency cooperation, and to support colleges that train parks and recreation professionals. Four general session papers discuss the relationship of park professionals to citizens, the school sports crisis, legislative advocacy, and long range planning for park facilities. The workshop summaries section describes workshops that covered a wide range of subjects, some from a research perspective, and others offering program descriptions or suggestions. This section includes papers on management and budgeting techniques, facility use and planning, staff development, public relations, and uses of trails and seasonal plants. Included in this volume is a list of award winners and the names and addresses of participants. (FG)
Descriptors: Community Resources, Higher Education, Organizational Development, Park Design, Parks, Professional Development, Professional Education, Public Relations, Recreation Finances, Recreational Programs, Staff Development
Department of Park Administration and Landscape Architecture, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Recreation and Park Association, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Dept. of Park Administration and Landscape Architecture.
Identifiers: Parks and Recreation Professionals