ERIC Number: ED034618
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
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Principles and Practices of Recreational Service.
Shivers, Jay S.
The purposes of this book, designed as a textbook for students, are to (1) present the fundamental concepts governing the field of recreational service, (2) to identify the chief components and concerns of the field, and (3) to research what history has provided for a contemporary comprehension of how ideas, philosophy, terminology, and practices have developed. The book is divided into 2 parts, principles and practices of recreational service. Individual topics included under part 1 are leisure, recreation, legality, social movement, public recreational service, conservation, leadership, and professionalism. Topics discussed in part 2 are research, administration, coordination, supervision, programming, planning, education, and evaluation. A sample ordinance for the creation of a board, commission, or council of recreational service is appended. (TL)
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Environmental Education, Leadership, Leisure Time, Natural Resources, Outdoor Education, Planning, Professional Services, Recreation, Recreation Legislation, Recreational Facilities, Recreational Programs, Textbooks
The MacMillan Company, Div. Crowell Collier & MacMillan, Inc., 866 Third Avenue, New York, N. Y. 10022 ($8.95)
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