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Bazana, Sandiso; McLaren, Logan; Kabungaidze, Trust – Transformation in Higher Education, 2018
The importance of skills within the transformation of higher education is a crucial factor that has been insufficiently considered. Transformation in terms of higher education forms a fundamental part of the post-apartheid South African society. This transformation movement seems to exclude the possible role and contributions of the older…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Higher Education, Educational Change, Social Change
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Oliver, Suzanne – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD), 2009
This article addresses postural awareness and efficiency as a fundamental but often overlooked aspect of movement training that falls naturally into the domain of HPERD pedagogical practice. Beginning with a brief overview and discussion on the anatomical "cost" of poor organization, the body of the article describes activities that can be…
Descriptors: Movement Education, Teaching Methods, Human Body, Physical Activities
Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Dept. of Kinesiology. – 1990
The purpose of PACE is to bring together individuals who have been responsible for new, innovative, and exciting developmental physical education programs. The following summaries are included: "Literacy in the Gym" (Tami Benham); "Activity Ideas for Fundamental Movement Skill Development" (Thomas H. Green); "Creative…
Descriptors: Childrens Games, Class Activities, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides
Gallahue, David L.; Donnelly, Frances Cleland – 2003
This text/CD-ROM package prepares future educators to teach physical education using a student-focused, developmentally appropriate approach. There are 26 chapters in 6 parts. Part 1, "The Learner," includes "An Overview of Developmental Physical Education"; "Childhood Growth and Motor Development"; "Movement Skill Acquisition"; "Physical Activity…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Affective Behavior, Child Development, Classroom Techniques
Churton, Michael W., Ed. – 1979
The manual presents results and findings of a statewide motor development inservice training project for teachers of exceptional children and provides training modules from the project. Section 1 gives an overview of the structure, philosophy, and procedures of the project. The evaluation plan of the program is described, and the development of…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education
Hogan, Robert F.; Judy, Stephen – Media and Methods, 1976
Details the problems involved in accurately evaluating students' skill levels and suggests a program of fundamental literacy rather than a "back to basics" movement. (KS)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Language Ability
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Barker, Sarah A. – Theatre Topics, 2002
Notes the discrepancy between students' use of the Alexander Technique in class and on stage. Discusses three fundamental self-use objectives of the Alexander Technique: the reduction of excess physical compression and muscularity; the unification of body/voice and thought; and the expansion of the field of attention. Demonstrates how each…
Descriptors: Acting, Audience Awareness, Higher Education, Movement Education
Campbell, Linda F. – 2001
Supervision of psychologists in training continues to be a valued component of teaching skills and professional development and continues to be researched as part of the professional commitment to process and treatment outcomes. Concomitantly, mentoring within training venues and professional peer consultative venues is gaining recognition as an…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Counseling, Counselor Training, Ethics
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Reinhartz, Dennis; Reinhartz, Judy – Teaching History: A Journal of Methods, 1991
Recommends including geography in history instruction. Suggests that the theme of time is implicit in the five fundamental geographical themes of location, place, relationships within places, movement, and regions. Observes that maps enable students to visualize historic events. Concludes that geography can help students connect past and present.…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Geographic Concepts, Geography Instruction, Higher Education
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Cegala, Donald J.; Sillars, Alan L. – Communication Reports, 1989
Examines interaction involvement (a fundamental orientation toward the act of communicating) and nonverbal behavior. Finds that involvement relates positively to object-focused gesturing and eye gaze and negatively to body-focused gesturing and body movement. Finds no sex differences in high- and low-involved individuals' nonverbal behavior. (SR)
Descriptors: Communication Research, Communication Skills, Higher Education, Interpersonal Communication
Van Dyke, Leon Jay – 1975
The first three chapters of this study on stage movement trace the emerging influence upon men of the theatre of "commedia," the Orient, and various psychologically-based therapies. The focus then shifts to what is currently being employed to train actors in this country. Using primary sources, eight schools (the Julliard School, the…
Descriptors: Acting, Doctoral Dissertations, Dramatics, Higher Education
Palleschi, Patricia – 1976
This paper attempts to incorporate the current research done on the rhetoric of social movements into a coherent syllabus for a basic rhetoric course. It deals with the adaptation of the tools of rhetoric at the disposal of the beginning student into a procedure for an analysis of social movements and provides that such an analysis give the…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Course Content, Course Organization, Educational Philosophy
Fincher, Cameron – 1979
The forces or pressures that have produced a concern for fundamental skills of literacy are briefly considered, and a number of related questions are raised about willingness and capabilities for dealing with the issues in a deliberative, systematic manner. A major premise is the belief that the back-to-basics movement can be understood best in…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, College Role, Competence, Elementary Secondary Education
House, Jess E. – 1990
The uncertain context of educational practice caused by reform proposals has created a dilemma for architects of educational-administration programs. If program designers do not respond positively to reform movements, they may fail to equip beginning administrators with the necessary knowledge and skills. On the other hand, if the preparation…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Educational Administration, Graduate Study, Higher Education
Campbell, Linda F. – 2000
Supervision of psychologists-in-training continues to be a valued component of teaching skills and professional development. Mentoring within training venues and professional peer consultative venues is gaining recognition as an essential element of professional development. This paper illuminates some of the fundamental values and elements of…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Expectation, Graduate Students, Higher Education
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