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A brief history of the formative years of the recreation discipline at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, 1944-1968

by Krumenauer, Kay L.

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KRUMENAUER, K. L. A brief history of the formative years of the recreation discipline at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, 1944-1968. M. S. in Recreation, 1986. 40 pp. (William O. Otto) This study traced significant events which occurred within the recreation discipline at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse from its inception in 1944 through 1967. Significant events included: state recreation leaders requesting that La Crosse establish a recreation leadership training program to help meet the growing recreational needs of society after World War II; formulation and approval of the first recreation curriculum, a double major in physical education and community recreation; hiring new staff; student activities including establishment of the Recreation Majors Club in 1960; developing and refining new recreation courses and curriculum into a non-teaching major in 1962; the establishment of the Department of Recreation and Parks in 1967; and the development of two major areas of concentration in Recreation and Park Administration and Recreation Program Leadership.
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School:University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

School Location:USA - Wisconsin

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:university of wisconsin la crosse recreation leadership

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