Kinesiology test 2 notes

Kinesiology test 2 notes - March 14, 2006 Kinesiology club...

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March 14, 2006 Kinesiology club meeting today at 4:30 History and Philosophy of Kinesiology Philosophy - man’s love of wisdom and knowledge - examination of beliefs - self actualization - the ability to select and identify the most important elements needed to exist today and allow you to focus your personal energies and efforts towards whatever it is for your stage of maturity - the study of organized thought and conduct - philosophy gives you the tools to evaluate yourself in the areas of: life and death, good and evil, freedom and restraint, beauty and ugliness The Philosophy – Idealism - The mind is the focus of a person’s being - In the total scheme of the universe, people are more important than nature - Values are permanent and do not need individuals to carry them forward - The learning process is self initiated - Curriculum centered around the following: a) fine arts – science b) language- philosophy c) logic- history d) math- geometry - Things don’t change with whims or society - Select activities that encourage honesty, courage, creativity, and sportsmanship, wrestling, running, discuss, gymnastics, fitness - Development of strong moral character - Body developed along with the mind - Teacher is firm and paternalistic - Organizations that espouse this philosophy: a) YMCA b) FCA c) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints The Philosophy – Realism - a result of the scientific method - material objects exist in and of themselves without being dependent upon being perceived - revolt against Idealism - Things objective Ideas subjective - Education is objective: objectives, teaching, evaluation, testing - The physical world is the real world
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- Stresses sciences, drills, memorization - Standardized tests, record keeping, performance scores - Realists are “bean counter” - They keep all kinds of scores, results and records - They reward good performance - Study anatomy, kinesiology, physiology - Drills and fundamentals emphasized March 16, 2006 Naturalism - concerned with land, forest, etc. as well as astronomy, chemistry, physics - perpetuate the culture - competition is discouraged: challenge yourself, compete against yourself - discipline is non-existent child/person who disobeys will bring own punishment Pragmatism - Pragmatic: able to change - Experience is the key to life-way to find truth - Truth is flexible - Experience is the only way to find the truth - Believes in change\ Pragmatism in Kinesiology - Varied program- lots of challenges and problems (dance, boating, camping, outdoor activities, sports) - Students learn self control and discipline - Activities are socializing in nature - Program is determined by learner needs - Teacher is a motivator - Use student leaders - Not as interested in test scores and performance – more in behavior change and students developing the ability to make adjustments in changing situations Existentialism The philosophy: - Individuality- human existence is the only reality - When people are forced to conform they forfeit their individuality
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course KIN 2001 taught by Professor Jean during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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Kinesiology test 2 notes - March 14, 2006 Kinesiology club...

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