ERIC Number: ED106298
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings Region East Perceptual Motor Conference.
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.
This book of conference proceeding presents speeches and panel discussions from the Region East Perceptual-Motor Conference. The purpose of the conference was to seek an understanding of children and their perceptual-motor development through (a) exchange of knowledge and practices in perceptual-motor development, (b) examination of program rationale and activities, (c) participation in innovative equipment activities and programs, and (d) consideration of present and future roles of the physical educator in planning the total education of the child. Discussions on the following topics are included: (a) interaction of perceptual, intellectual, and motor functions; (b) information processing and perceptual-motor development; (c) perceptual-motor development activities in preschool and primary grades; (d) perceptual-motor development programs for learning-disabled children; (e) play as a learning medium; (f) how interdisciplinary teams see children; (g) perceptual-motor development in teacher preparation programs; (h) physical education and recreation innovations in special education; (i) diagnosing perceptual-motor disabilities; (j) research findings regarding perceptual-motor development and academic performance; (k) perceptual-motor development and learning readiness skills, and (l) a conference summary (with implications for education). (PD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.