A Comparative Survey of Educational and Experiential Backgrounds of Past and Present Professional Recreators of the Dallas Park and Recreation Department

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The purpose of this study was to determine the educational and experiential levels attained by professional recreators employed by the City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department from 1961 through 1971. Comparison of these levels was made to the minimum qualifications for employment as recommended by the National Recreation and Park Association. The study also surveyed the areas of specialized course work, in-service education, on-the-job training, and personal philosophy of the individual recreator.

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Neal, Edward Charles August 1973.

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The purpose of this study was to determine the educational and experiential levels attained by professional recreators employed by the City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department from 1961 through 1971. Comparison of these levels was made to the minimum qualifications for employment as recommended by the National Recreation and Park Association. The study also surveyed the areas of specialized course work, in-service education, on-the-job training, and personal philosophy of the individual recreator.

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  • August 1973

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  • 1961 - 1971

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Neal, Edward Charles. A Comparative Survey of Educational and Experiential Backgrounds of Past and Present Professional Recreators of the Dallas Park and Recreation Department, thesis, August 1973; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164069/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .