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Recreation administration on higher education campuses : an investigation

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posted on 14.12.2018, 12:29 by Geoffrey E. Tancred
Educational institutions have only in recent years appreciated the need to educate people in the management of recreation, due primarily to the increasing leisure time available and the upsurge of sport and recreation participation. Student leisure time must also be managed effectively, particularly in today's economic climate. For this to be achieved, calls for many diverse principles of management that responsible personnel must acquire. The principles of management are widely documented in the literature, but their relevance to campus recreation in institutes of Higher Education appear to be greatly deficient and fragmented. Hence, there is very little literature offering guidance for administrators of campus recreation. This situation prompted the author to investigate for any relevant information pertaining to campus recreation. The ultimate aim was to develop a series of theoretical process models which could be adapted and implemented to suit any institute of Higher Education. The purpose of the models would be to offer guidance for the various processes involved in the administration and co-ordination of campus recreation, a situation of serious need. [Continues.]

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  • Business and Economics

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  • Business

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© G.E. Tancred

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

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1987

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A Masters Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Master of Philosophy of Loughborough University.

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