ERIC Number: ED120142
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Aug
Reference Count: 0
A Model for Optimum Professional Preparation and Development in a Field Called Physical Education.
Zeigler, Earle F.
This paper describes a model for optimum professional preparation and development in the field of physical education. Five internal problems within the physical education profession are listed, and a disciplinary approach to physical education is discussed. The author's model for optimum professional development is then described. The model contains the following five components: (1) professional practice, (2) professional preparation, (3) disciplinary research, (4) theory, and (5) the philosophy of "X" ("X" being the prevailing social values). The paper also contains discussions of future professional preparation needs, the general professional education dilemma, and specialized professional preparation. A list of selected references is also included. (RC)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Physical Education Seminar of the Singapore Sports Council (August 1-3, 1974)