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A Study Of The Effect Of Teaching Specific Reading Skills Peculiar To Arithmetic At The Third Grade Level, Helen Gillum Dec 1965

A Study Of The Effect Of Teaching Specific Reading Skills Peculiar To Arithmetic At The Third Grade Level, Helen Gillum

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to attempt to show the need for teaching specific reading skills to further arithmetic understanding and achievement.


An Annotated Bibliography On Linguistics As Related To Style, Chrystle Louise Coney Dec 1965

An Annotated Bibliography On Linguistics As Related To Style, Chrystle Louise Coney

All Master's Theses

This annotated bibliography was prepared for the beginner who has an interest in linguistics as related to the study of style. The items within each section are listed in order of difficulty for a beginner. It is not meant to be used simply as a bibliography, but as a device for individual progress in these studies.


Evolving Creative Thrown Pottery Vessels From Basic Forms, Kenneth Raymond Moser Dec 1965

Evolving Creative Thrown Pottery Vessels From Basic Forms, Kenneth Raymond Moser

All Master's Theses

By progressively varying the design elements of the silhouette, many different pottery forms can be evolved. By employing this approach, the potter can completely explore his theories of design and find the better proportion and placement of all elements of his forms.


A Survey Of Television Utilization In Teacher Education With Suggested Applications For The Republic Of China, Tuz-Chin Ting Nov 1965

A Survey Of Television Utilization In Teacher Education With Suggested Applications For The Republic Of China, Tuz-Chin Ting

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is (1) to survey the problems of the utilization of closed-circuit television in the teacher-education programs in the United States, (2) to organize this information, and (3) to relate the information to the needs of other developing countries, particularly the Republic of China.


An Evaluation Of The Early Entrance Program In The Highline School District King County, Washington, W. Keith Davis Nov 1965

An Evaluation Of The Early Entrance Program In The Highline School District King County, Washington, W. Keith Davis

All Master's Theses

This study is an attempt to detetermine whether or not the early entrance program as conducted by the Highline School District, King County, Washington, is achieving its purpose of selecting students who will profit from early admission.


A Study Of Audiovisual Programs In Selected Liberal Arts Colleges, Eldon Eugene Forsyth Sep 1965

A Study Of Audiovisual Programs In Selected Liberal Arts Colleges, Eldon Eugene Forsyth

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study is: (1) to determine the nature, scope, and operation of the present audiovisual services and programs in selected liberal arts colleges, (2) to identify pertinent problems in such programs by comparing the programs with a standard guideline, and (3) to develop recommendations for an effective audiovisual program in the form of guidelines to enrich the audiovisual program.


Individual Instruction: Third Grade Arithmetic, Dorothy M. Thompson Aug 1965

Individual Instruction: Third Grade Arithmetic, Dorothy M. Thompson

All Master's Theses

This report reviews the various methods used for meeting individual needs through individualized instruction. Special note is taken of those most usable for individualizing arithmetic instruction. Those of value for use in a third grade room are dealt with in detail.


A Comparative Study Of The Contents Of Seventh Grade Modern Mathematics Texts And Their Effect On The Transfer Student, John E. Kerslake Aug 1965

A Comparative Study Of The Contents Of Seventh Grade Modern Mathematics Texts And Their Effect On The Transfer Student, John E. Kerslake

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study: (1) to examine the contents of the newly published modern mathematics textbooks for the seventh grade level; (2) to compare the contents of a representative selection of these texts in regard to the sequence and variety of the topics covered; and (3) to show the probability of the effect this would have on a transfer student.


The Marching Band: A Program For The Small High School, L. Ronald James Aug 1965

The Marching Band: A Program For The Small High School, L. Ronald James

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is (1) to take a critical look at the marching band program at Toledo High School, Toledo, Washington: (2) to formulate means of improving this program; (3) to formulate the results of materials and methods of presentation appropriate to the small high school band.


A Comparison Of Word Attack Skills Presented In S.R.A. Reading Laboratory With Word Attack Skills Presented In Two Basal Reading Programs, Ginn And Scott, Foresman, Rosemary C. Faust Aug 1965

A Comparison Of Word Attack Skills Presented In S.R.A. Reading Laboratory With Word Attack Skills Presented In Two Basal Reading Programs, Ginn And Scott, Foresman, Rosemary C. Faust

All Master's Theses

This study was conducted in an effort to compare the word attack skills presented in S.R.A. Reading Laboratory I and S.R.A. Reading Laboratory Ib with word attack skills presented in two second grade basal reading programs, Ginn, grade 2, and Scott, Foresman. The purpose of the study was to determine whether S.R.A. Reading laboratories I and Ib would be of value as a supplement to either or both basal reading programs.


A Combination Approach To The Teaching Of Reading, Carroll B. Marchant Aug 1965

A Combination Approach To The Teaching Of Reading, Carroll B. Marchant

All Master's Theses

It was the intent of this study to verify the writer's hypothesis that significant progress in reading can be obtained through a combination of the individualized and the basic text approach to reading.


A Survey Of The Literature Of Intelligence Tests Being Used In Helping To Determine The Intellectual Abilities Of Cerebral Palsied Children, Ronald G. Ross Aug 1965

A Survey Of The Literature Of Intelligence Tests Being Used In Helping To Determine The Intellectual Abilities Of Cerebral Palsied Children, Ronald G. Ross

All Master's Theses

This paper will attempt to discover if suitable intelligence tests are available and are being used to help determine intellectual abilities of the cerebral palsied child.


An Investigation Of Summer Instrumental Music Programs In The State Of Washington, Leon Eugene Mckinney Aug 1965

An Investigation Of Summer Instrumental Music Programs In The State Of Washington, Leon Eugene Mckinney

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study to investigate current public school summer instrumental music programs in the State of Washington.


A Study Of The Creative Thinking Abilities Of Teachers And The Tested Creativity Of Their Pupils, Florine Creekmore Aug 1965

A Study Of The Creative Thinking Abilities Of Teachers And The Tested Creativity Of Their Pupils, Florine Creekmore

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate the creative thinking abilities of teachers and the tested creativity of their pupils.


An Investigation Into The Relationship Of Grammatical Judgments To Written Composition, Farrell Edward Taylor Aug 1965

An Investigation Into The Relationship Of Grammatical Judgments To Written Composition, Farrell Edward Taylor

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were four: (1) to measure the writing abilities in a group of subjects; (2) to measure the willingness of those subjects to accept certain sentence-like utterances as grammatical--their grammatical judgments; (3) to determine whether the subjects' acceptance of those utterances will occur in a range of scores; and (4) to correlate the subjects' scores on the two factors to determine the extent to which they are related.


A Cardio-Vascular Test As A Reliable Measurement Of Physical Fitness, Douglas R. Carr Aug 1965

A Cardio-Vascular Test As A Reliable Measurement Of Physical Fitness, Douglas R. Carr

All Master's Theses

It will be the purpose of this study to determine the relationship between scores on a standard physical fitness test and scores on a standard cardio-vascular test to determine if the cardio-vascular test will give a valid measure of physical fitness.


A Three Year Study Of The Physical Fitness Progress Of The Athlete And Non-Athlete At The Junior High School Level, Gene Clayton Cook Aug 1965

A Three Year Study Of The Physical Fitness Progress Of The Athlete And Non-Athlete At The Junior High School Level, Gene Clayton Cook

All Master's Theses

The study was undertaken to determine whether athletes in the junior high school increase to the same degree in physical fitness and growth as do non-athletes over a three year period.


The Role Of Art As A Basic Subject In The Pre- And Elementary School Curriculum, Blanche Mclane Cook Aug 1965

The Role Of Art As A Basic Subject In The Pre- And Elementary School Curriculum, Blanche Mclane Cook

All Master's Theses

This study has been an attempt to show why art education should be a basic subject area in the pre- and elementary school curriculum.


A Comparative Study Of Reading Achievement, Alymer C. Bright Aug 1965

A Comparative Study Of Reading Achievement, Alymer C. Bright

All Master's Theses

It was the intent of this study to determine if there was any significant difference in reading achievement between the Lee School Reading Program with its interclass grouping and the other schools in the district where reading was taught in self-contained classrooms.


Changes In Social Concept Of Self As Related To Posture Improvement, Harvette C. (Polly) Brown Aug 1965

Changes In Social Concept Of Self As Related To Posture Improvement, Harvette C. (Polly) Brown

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study was to determine whether or not improvement in posture would in turn cause an improvement in self-concept.


A Comparative Study Of The Arithmetic Achievement And Attitude Of Fifth Grade Children In The Upper And Lower 25 Per Cent Intelligence Groups Using The S.M.S.G Program Of Teaching Arithmetic And The Traditional Methods Used In The Highline School District, Ralph Lewis Wood Aug 1965

A Comparative Study Of The Arithmetic Achievement And Attitude Of Fifth Grade Children In The Upper And Lower 25 Per Cent Intelligence Groups Using The S.M.S.G Program Of Teaching Arithmetic And The Traditional Methods Used In The Highline School District, Ralph Lewis Wood

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to (1) compare the learning of basic arithmetic skills of fifth grade children in the upper and lower 25 per cent intelligence groups using traditional arithmetic textbook materials with the learnings of comparable fifth graders using the School Mathematics Study Group methods and materials; and (2) compare the attitudes toward arithmetic of fifth graders using the traditional arithmetic textbook materials with those of fifth graders using the S.M.S.G. methods and materials. The upper and lower 25 per cent intelligence groups were established to help determine if either program would be ...


A Correlation Study Of The Sixth Grade Verbal School And College Ability Test With Eighth Grade Reading Achievement, Claude E. Yule Aug 1965

A Correlation Study Of The Sixth Grade Verbal School And College Ability Test With Eighth Grade Reading Achievement, Claude E. Yule

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to compare the test scores of one group of children who took the verbal ability section of the sixth grade School and College Ability Test (SCAT) with the test scores of the same group of children on the eighth grade reading Sequential Test of Educational Progress (STEP) and to determine the degree of relationship between the tests.


Group Counseling And Study Skill Methods Of Assisting Fifth And Sixth Grade Underachievers, Donald M. Whitney Aug 1965

Group Counseling And Study Skill Methods Of Assisting Fifth And Sixth Grade Underachievers, Donald M. Whitney

All Master's Theses

The hypotheses tested in this study are concerned with the efficacy of different methods of trying to aid underachievers. Specifically they are: 1. There is no difference in academic achievement as reflected in grade-point-average between students who received group counseling, special study instruction and no special treatment. 2. There is no difference in study skills as reflected by the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (Work Study Skills subtest) between students who received group counseling, special study instruction, and no special treatment. 3. There is no difference in social adjustment as measured by the Pupil Adjustment Rating Scale between students who ...


A Comparison Study Of The Gains Made By Non-Promoted And Promoted Students In The Snoqualmie Valley Elementary Schools, Mae Mcgill Aug 1965

A Comparison Study Of The Gains Made By Non-Promoted And Promoted Students In The Snoqualmie Valley Elementary Schools, Mae Mcgill

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to ascertain whether there is justification in retaining children with the intention of improving their academic achievement. It was hypothesized that when students are retained they do not make academic gains as great as matched students of like abilities who are promoted.


Developmental Reading At The Secondary Level, Mamie Wiren Hammill Aug 1965

Developmental Reading At The Secondary Level, Mamie Wiren Hammill

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is threefold: (1) to describe the details of the functions of the special reading program at Wenatchee High School, Wenatchee, Washington, (2) to identify the rationale for establishing and maintaining the program, and (3) to evaluate the program extensively and critically.


A Little Bit Of First Grade, Shirley M. Hayes Aug 1965

A Little Bit Of First Grade, Shirley M. Hayes

All Master's Theses

The production of a sound filmstrip that will introduce parents to first grade work--methods and materials. This media of communication will clearly acquaint the parents with the program and provide the teacher with sufficient time for discussion of school rules, practices, and procedures. Special attention will be given to beginnings of new work or concepts.


An Analysis Of The Ungraded Reading Program At Snoqualmie Elementary School And Its Influence On Accelerated Achievement In High School, John D. Elkins Aug 1965

An Analysis Of The Ungraded Reading Program At Snoqualmie Elementary School And Its Influence On Accelerated Achievement In High School, John D. Elkins

All Master's Theses

The major hypothesis tested in this study was that there would be no difference between ungraded reading grouping or heterogeneous reading grouping and accelerated learning in academic subjects based on high school subjective grades.


The Relationship Of The High School Grade Point Average And The Washington Pre-College Differential Grade Prediction Test To Academic Achievement Of Varsity Athletes At Central Washington State College, Stanley A. Sorensen Aug 1965

The Relationship Of The High School Grade Point Average And The Washington Pre-College Differential Grade Prediction Test To Academic Achievement Of Varsity Athletes At Central Washington State College, Stanley A. Sorensen

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the accuracy of high school grade point averages, and the Washington Pre-College Differential Test in determining the academic achievement of varsity athletes at Central Washington State College.


A Study Of Biology Teaching In The State Of Washington – 1959 Versus 1965, Bert E. Thompson Aug 1965

A Study Of Biology Teaching In The State Of Washington – 1959 Versus 1965, Bert E. Thompson

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to (1) determine the scope and teaching methods used in biology courses in the State of Washington in 1965; (2) to determine the factors which influenced the scope and methods; (3) to compare the scope and methods with similar data collected in 1959; and (4) to determine if changes that occurred gave evidence of trends.


A Study Of Teaching Procedures Used In Developing Critical Listening Skills In The Fourth Grade At Selah, Washington, Beryl Boggan Carlson Jul 1965

A Study Of Teaching Procedures Used In Developing Critical Listening Skills In The Fourth Grade At Selah, Washington, Beryl Boggan Carlson

All Master's Theses

Assuming that listening was essential to good study habits and improved methods of learning, the writer attempted to correlate critical listening instruction with the language arts program in an effort to prove that more effective listeners could be developed at the fourth grade level.