ERIC Number: ED236138
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Apr-9
Reference Count: 0
Recreation in Higher Education: Survival in the 80's.
Dunn, Diana; And Others
Three speeches presented at a panel discussion on the future of recreation and leisure education in higher education are printed in this booklet. Richard Kirchner in a speech entitled, "Responsible Responses to Revolutions in Higher Education," offers reflections on the past and present status of college and university recreational programs, and points out the need for accreditation and certification processes to strengthen the professional status of physical education and recreation departments in institutions of higher education. He also urges close cooperation with administrators in solving the problems and concerns of these departments. In closing, he recommends using the potentials of high technology and automation to strengthen department efficiency. Tony A. Mobley in his speech, "Recreation in Higher Education in the 80's," discusses recreation's future in higher education with observations on redefining recreational education's mission and developing a viable curriculum in leisure education programs. In conclusion, Diana R. Dunn, in her speech, "Wellsprings for Tomorrow," discusses the need to find and tap new sources of support for recreation education programs and career opportunities in recreation, fitness, and leisure. (JD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Reston, VA. American Association for Leisure and Recreation.
Note: A Panel Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (Minneapolis, MN, April 7-11, 1983).