ERIC Number: ED327482
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Mar
Problems, Trends, and Dilemmas--What the Future Will Demand and Its Implications for Ethics, Decision-Making, and Responsibility for Sports Participation.
Fisher, Millard J.
This paper discusses some predictive problems, trends, and dilemmas regarding education for the 21st century, and asks what the future will demand of humankind. Such topics as the information explosion, the increasingly important learning needs in a changing world, and technology versus humanity are examined. Discussion focuses on the implications for ethics, decision making, and responsibility for sports participation in relation to the aforementioned predicted problems and trends. Such topics as the underlying motivational dimensions of sport, play as a need for competence, the importance of self-concept, psychological hedonism, the need for achievement, aggression and violence in sport, and responisibility and sport--focusing on the "larger picture"--are discussed. (JD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (New Orleans, LA, March 28-31, 1990).