Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science

Degree Discipline

Physical Education


The real purpose of education is to enable the individual to be increasingly intelligent and self-directive* Cornell stated that "If we had an analytical knowledge of everything that physical educators were required to do on the Job and then ranked these duties in order to frequency and importance, »© could set up ideal curricular in teacher education institutions in order to prepare teachers for future tasks.

The curriculum patterns at the start of the century are no longer valid for the present-day society of expanding, democratic ideals. La Salle stated that tea must seek out the basic trends in the modern world and their implications for the physical educators, preparing youth for the world as it exists here and now. In recent years the school has been forced to take on additional responsibilities. Fundamental changes in the structure of home, family, and society dictate new demands on the school* Cowell states that "The nature and philosophy ©f our society, our institutions, or social problems and trends all have implications for the curriculum.

Committee Chair/Advisor

C.A. Wood

Committee Member

Leroy Moore

Committee Member

Leroy Moore

Committee Member

Hoover J. Wright


Prairie View Agriculture and Mechanical College


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View




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