5 edition of General instruction program in physical education at four-year colleges and universities found in the catalog.
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 67 p. :|
|Number of Pages||99|
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F AHEY, T HOMAS D. In this approach, students study for a four-year degree in the content area supporting the type of licensure they seek. The challenge to physical educators will be to implement programs that address the health crisis while building the child's mind through physical activity. This institution, which evolved into the Springfield College, began with the mission to prepare physical education teachers for the Young Men's Christian Association YMCA.
S WANSON, R ICHARD A. Similar curricular shifts were noted in 1953 when the Kraus-Weber study found that American children were far less fit than their European counterparts. The need for daily physical education is obviously important for the well-being of students, but it presents a dilemma for those who must balance academics, accountability, and what is best for the child's overall education.
; B LAKEMORE, C ONNIE L. At the undergraduate level, programs are usually delivered in a four-year program with course work in three major areas: general education e. During the early twentieth century, several educational psychologists, including Dewey, Stanley G. The personal orientation is a more humanistic approach where the teacher and learner are considered as people first; teaching, learning, and content are secondary concerns.
A Brief History The early roots of physical education teacher preparation in the United States can be traced to the northeastern part of the country during the latter part of the 1800s. Reston, VA: National Association for Sport and Physical Education. A program of study would commonly include anatomy, physiology, health, first aid, history and philosophy, educational psychology, and various physical skills—from gymnastics through dance, games, and sport.
This curricular pattern uses activity units in sport, fitness, and dance e.
Students changing careers are often attracted to this model. Such a person is skillful in a variety of physical activities, physically fit, participates regularly in physical activity, knows the benefits of physical activity, values physical activity and its contributions to a healthy lifestyle, respects diversity, and acts in a socially responsible manner.
For the first time, the study of human movement spawned viable areas of study, leading to degrees and careers other than teaching. Department of Health and Human Services.the Ohio State Universityinitial licensure in physical education is only available at the graduate level.
However, Charles McCloy argued against this expanded role of physical education, arguing that education of the physical, which emphasized the development of skills and the maintenance of the body, was the primary objective of physical education. German immigrants introduced the Turner Societies, which advocated a system of gymnastics training that utilized heavy apparatus e. The question remains, however, of how much direction and specificity in the form of standards and assessment are needed.
They describe the minimum conditions necessary for the effective operation of a PETE program, and also suggest that the responsibility of PETE programs goes beyond educating new recruits and includes a duty to "create and sustain good school programs" p. Rationale In the 1990s three national reports— The Surgeon General's Report on Physical Activity and Health 1996Healthy People 2000 1990and the CDC's Guidelines for School and Community Programs 1997 —have focused on the deplorable physical condition of Americans.
Healthy People 2000 recommended the increase of daily physical education to a level of at least 50 percent of students in public schools by the year 2000.