ERIC Number: ED126086
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Leisure Education and the Quality of Life.
Mundy, Jean, Ed.; Cannon, Frances C., Ed.
The primary purpose of the conference was to develop a general awareness of leisure education as a process for the enrichment of the quality of life. Conference objectives were: (1) to develop an awareness of the relationship of education for leisure and the quality of life; (2) to examine the needs of people at various stages of the life cycle related to leisure and the quality of life; (3) to explore the role of education and leisure service systems in educating for leisure and the quality of life; and (4) to examine the mode of educating for leisure and the quality of life. Topics discussed and papers presented included: leisure education and the quality of life; where are we and where we should be going in leisure education; leisure education for special population; leisure education for and during later maturity; professional preparation of educational personnel; professional preparation of leisure service personnel for leisure education; curriculum perspectives; recreation and leisure service systems; leisure counseling model; and leisure education in perspective. Future conferences will focus upon indepth aspects and the techniques of educating for leisure. (MM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Univ., Tallahassee.