WorldCat Identities

Kraus, Richard G.

Overview
Works: 71 works in 325 publications in 3 languages and 13,636 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author, Performer, Arranger, Contributor
Classifications: GV1601, 790
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Most widely held works about Richard G Kraus
 
Most widely held works by Richard G Kraus
History of the dance in art and education by Richard G Kraus( Book )

24 editions published between 1969 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreation and leisure in modern society by Richard G Kraus( Book )

46 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Square dances of today, and how to teach and call them by Richard G Kraus( Book )

20 editions published between 1950 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The musical arrangements are for piano
Therapeutic recreation service: principles and practices by Richard G Kraus( Book )

24 editions published between 1973 and 1992 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provision of recreation programs for the ill and disabled in both institutional and community settings is the subject of this textbook directed to college/university audiences. The underlying purpose in presenting the material is twofold: to provide a theoretical rationale for the development of therapeutic recreation services for such groups as the physically disabled, mentally ill, mentally retarded, socially deviant, and dependent aging; and to offer practical guidelines for the operation of such programs, including detailed examples of activities and leadership methods. Material is divided into twelve sections, discussing: (1) the history and present status of therapeutic recreation services; (2) the rationale for therapeutic recreation services; (3) professional development in the field; (4) program planning and therapeutic techniques; (5) the relationship between mental illness and recreation; (6) recreation for the mentally retarded and learning disabled; (7) recreation for the physically disabled; (8) recreation and the aging; (9) programs for socially deviant or dependent youth; (10) selection and modification of program activities; (11) community services for the disabled; and (12) evaluation and research in therapeutic recreation. Appendices provide information on personnel standards developed by the National Therapeutic Recreation Society, competency based curricula in therapeutic recreation, films on therapeutic recreation, organizations active in the field, equipment and supply sources, and an extensive bibliography for further reading. (Mjb)
Folk dancing; a guide for schools, colleges, and recreation groups by Richard G Kraus( Book )

8 editions published between 1962 and 1970 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreation today; program planning and leadership by Richard G Kraus( Book )

15 editions published between 1966 and 1977 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The role and status of the recreation professional, with emphasis on leadership methodology, is examined in this text. Examples of program activities, guides for the development of recreation programs, and a survey of the types of programs sponsored by a wide variety of public and voluntary agencies are provided. (Sw)
Creative management in recreation, parks, and leisure services by Richard G Kraus( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreation leadership and supervision : guidelines for professional development by Richard G Kraus( Book )

10 editions published between 1975 and 1989 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creative administration in recreation & parks by Richard G Kraus( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 1977 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is designed to serve as a basic text for those who seek to enter the field of operating recreation programs and park facilities. Emphasis is given to the administration of public departments, and guidelines are also provided for the management of voluntary agencies and therapeutic recreation programs. In addition to background information on the scope of recreation and leisure in modern life and an analysis of current administrative theory, it also describes (1) the structure and legal basis of recreation and park departments, (2) personnel management, (3) budget making and fiscal management, (4) planning, design, and maintenance of facilities, (5) program development, (6) public relations and community relations, and (7) the process of evaluation and research. (Authors/JD)
Recreation leader's handbook by Richard G Kraus( Book )

5 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreation and the schools : guides to effective practices in leisure education and community recreation sponsorship by Richard G Kraus( Book )

7 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The main feature of this book is an analysis of organized recreational programs including their development and future. The use of leisure time problem, provisions for leisure education in the public schools, and community-school recreation programs are discussed. One chapter of the book is devoted to reviews of some effective school sponsored recreation programs. The author concludes with a discussion regarding the developing patterns of cooperation between schools and recreational departments. Also included are the results of 5 surveys about attitudes and practices in recreation. These surveys were conducted in 1962 and 1963 by the author and are referred to several times in the text. (Db)
Play activities for boys and girls, six through twelve; a guide for teachers, parents, and recreation leaders by Richard G Kraus( Book )

6 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreation leaders, teachers, parents will find in this book a wealth of practical guidance for constructive recreational activities for children from six to twelve
A pocket guide of folk and square dances and singing games for the elementary school by Richard G Kraus( Book )

5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Research and evaluation in recreation, parks, and leisure studies by Richard G Kraus( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social recreation : a group dynamics approach by Richard G Kraus( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creative management in recreation and parks by Richard G Kraus( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreation leadership today by Richard G Kraus( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreation program planning today by Richard G Kraus( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leisure in a changing America : multicultural perspectives by Richard G Kraus( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreation programming : a benefits-driven approach by Richard G Kraus( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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History of the dance in art and education
Alternative Names
Kraus, Dick

Kraus, Dick, 1923-2002

Kraus, Richard.

Kraus, Richard 1923-

Kraus, Richard, 1923-2002

Kraus, Richard G.

Kraus, Richard G., 1923-2002

Kraus, Richard Gordon.

Kraus, Richard Gordon 1923-

Texas Dick

Texas Dick, 1923-2002

크라우스, 리차드

Languages
English (224)

Chinese (2)

French (1)

Covers
Recreation and leisure in modern societyCreative management in recreation, parks, and leisure servicesResearch and evaluation in recreation, parks, and leisure studiesLeisure in a changing America : multicultural perspectivesRecreation programming : a benefits-driven approach