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ERIC Number: ED034477
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969-Aug
Pages: 95
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The Extra-Curriculum. The Study of Education at Stanford. Report to the University.
Stanford Univ., CA.
This report, the sixth in a series of ten, was prepared by the Steering Committee, the Study of Education at Stanford. The series, based on the concept that education should be a continuous process of discovery throughout life, sets forth recommendations for strengthening the academic enterprise at Stanford. To enhance the educational value of extracurricular activities, this report offers 24 recommendations in 3 major areas--cultural events, publications, and athletics. The proposed changes are designed to promote the personal growth (i.e. self-esteem, interpersonal relations, creativity) of student participants. Recommendations cover the responsibilities of a proposed faculty-staff-student Committee on the Extracurriculum; the establishment of 3 additional physical facilities for extracurricular activities; improvements in the Stanford Daily, supplements to the Daily, literary and political publications, course evaluations, and non-student publications; and the division of the athletic department into 2 separate departments, the Department of Athletics (inter-collegiate) and the Department of Physical Education. Further recommendations deal with orienting freshmen athletes, organizing the Department of Physical Education, and integrating the Department of Athletics with the University community. The report is available from: Study of Education at Stanford, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305. (DS)
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Authoring Institution: Stanford Univ., CA.