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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
Association for Research, Administration, Professional Councils & Societies, Reston, VA. – 1989
This publication is a compilation of monographs offering practical suggestions for teachers of adapted physical education. It contains numerous suggestions on teaching techniques, activity adaptations, equipment modifications, programming information, coaching hints, skill development strategies, and curriculum data. The five sections offer…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Dance, Disabilities, Games
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
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. – 1991
These physical education standards were designed to ensure that each student achieve the following goals: (1) physical activity--students develop interest and proficiency in movement skills and understand the importance of lifelong participation in daily physical activity; (2) physical fitness and wellness--students increase understanding of basic…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Educational Objectives, High School Students, High Schools
Trimble, R. Thomas; And Others – 1981
This booklet is intended for the use of physical education teachers of children from nine through twelve years of age. Examples of instructional activities are provided that are based upon the fundamental concepts of exercise physiology, kinesiology, motor development, motor learning, the social/psychological aspects of movement, and movement in…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Exercise Physiology, Health Education, Individual Development
Corbin, Charles B. – Journal of Physical Education and Recreation, 1981
The higher order objectives of applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and evaluating must be accomplished to maintain an interest in physical education through the elementary grades. However, higher order objectives can only be attained after lower order prerequisites, the fundamentals of locomotor movement, and basic physical behaviors are met. (JN)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Curriculum Design, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education
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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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Stoltman, Joseph P. – Michigan Social Studies Journal, 1991
Discusses the five fundamental themes of geography. Describes the relationship between them and traditional geographic concepts. Merges themes and concepts to include location (position on Earth's surface), place (physical and human characteristics), relationships within places (human and environment), movement (humans interacting with the earth),…
Descriptors: Cartography, Climate, Concept Teaching, Culture
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Moon, Jerald B.; And Others – Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 1993
Twenty-five normal young adult speakers tracked sinusoidal and unpredictable target signals using lower lip and jaw movement and fundamental frequency modulation. Tracking accuracy varied as a function of target frequency and articulator used to track. Results show the potential of visuomotor tracking tasks in the assessment of speech articulatory…
Descriptors: Articulation (Speech), Performance Factors, Psychomotor Skills, Speech
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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
Bognar, Carl – Interchange, 1976
The "return to the basics" movement, emphasizing clear, specifiable skills, has stirred interest at all levels of the Canadian educational community. (MB)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Basic Skills, Educational Objectives, Educational Trends
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Practical Pointers, 1977
Focusing on the development of fundamental rhythm skills involved in music and movement activities, this teaching guide emphasizes activities that will help children express their feelings and communicate with others, develop perceptual and motor skills, and enhance sensory awareness. Suggestions for involving handicapped children and examples of…
Descriptors: Child Development, Children, Childrens Games, Handicapped Students
Geographic Education National Implementation Project, Washington, DC. – 1989
This volume presents a framework for developing courses of study in geography at grade levels 7-12. Several sample courses illustrate how the framework may be used. Five fundamental themes in geographic education provide the basis for the framework. The suggested learning opportunities are designed to incorporate various levels of thinking. These…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Geographic Concepts, Geography
Education Service Center Region 6, Huntsville, TX. – 1984
This teachers' guide is meant to be used in developing individualized programs for pre-kindergarten children or for children of elementary school age who have not developed pre-kindergarten competencies. The guide outlines concepts and skills that many preschool children master before entering kindergarten or first grade. Contents concern six…
Descriptors: Art Expression, Basic Skills, Cognitive Development, Communication Skills
NAGEL, CHARLES; MOORE, FREDRICKA – 1966
A DISCUSSION OF THE OVERALL OBJECTIVES OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, THE PURPOSES OF DEVELOPING MOVEMENT SKILLS IN GAMES AND RHYTHMS, AND THE ROLE OF THE TEACHER IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION COMPRISES THE INTRODUCTORY CHAPTER OF THIS TEXTBOOK FOR BEGINNING PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHERS. SUCCEEDING CHAPTERS ARE CONCERNED WITH FIVE…
Descriptors: Athletics, Childrens Games, Dance, Educational Objectives
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