Properties of Purpose Concepts in an Operational Middle-School Curriculum

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Catherine D. Ennis, Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: The curriculum activity initiated during the 1960s to define the structure of knowledge in physical education (Austin, 1965; Brown, 1967; Brown & Cassidy, 1963; Mackenzie, 1969; Pye & Alexander, 1971; Stanley, 1969; Tillotson, 1969; Ulrich & Nixon, 1972; Vogel, 1969) synthesized the philosophical curriculum positions of the previous 80 years and provided direction for the future. In 1963 the American Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation began a 4-year sponsorship of the Curriculum Commission, which was responsible for developing a conceptual framework for physical education and the research project required for its validation (Aldrich, 1967). Concepts developed in this project were later modified and expanded by Jewett and her associates (Jewett & Mullan, 1977).

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Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1987, 6, 287-300.
Language: English
Date: 1987
Middle school, Curriculum, Educational objectives, Conceptual framework, Physical education

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