Curriculum Development in Physical Education


reviewed by William G. Vandenburg 1954

coverTitle: Curriculum Development in Physical Education
Author(s): Rosalind Cassidy
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Curriculum development in education has long been the subject of intensive research and study, and many publications are readily available in this area. In physical education, however, there seems to be a lack of accessible material pertaining to methods involved in program planning. This lack is probably explained by the fact that physical education has been accepted only relatively recently as a legitimate member of the school curriculum. Thus, there is a definite need for publications dealing with curriculum development in the area of physical education. Rosalind Cassidy, in Curriculum Development in Physical Education, has attempted to satisfy this need. This book seeks to formulate a plan of action for developing a more functional program of physical education based on the precepts of our democratic society. The point of view and methods utilized by the individual and groups in cooperative curriculum planning are applied primarily to physical education. The author does... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 56 Number 2, 1954, p. 116-117
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4739, Date Accessed: 10/21/2017 1:49:50 PM

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