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An Investigation Of The Inter-Relationship Of Library Aptitudes And Library Skills Instruction At Central Avenue School, Tacoma, Washington, Dorothy Louise Sturdivant Jun 1968

An Investigation Of The Inter-Relationship Of Library Aptitudes And Library Skills Instruction At Central Avenue School, Tacoma, Washington, Dorothy Louise Sturdivant

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine the influence of systematic library skills instruction on the library aptitude of growing children in their use of school library facilities and on the scope of their recreational reading, by means of an instrument designed to measure application of skills.


A Study Of What An Elementary Principal Should Know About The First Grade Reading Program, James Edward Devine Jun 1968

A Study Of What An Elementary Principal Should Know About The First Grade Reading Program, James Edward Devine

All Master's Theses

Since most formal reading instruction begins in the first grade, it was the purpose of this study to provide elementary principals with information on certain phases of the first grade reading program. Those phases seen as important to this study include basic methods, skills, materials, and evaluation procedures used in teaching reading.


The Relationship Of The Institutionalized Juvenile Delinquent’S Self-Concept To Reading Achievement And Iq, Donald L. Lorentsen Jun 1968

The Relationship Of The Institutionalized Juvenile Delinquent’S Self-Concept To Reading Achievement And Iq, Donald L. Lorentsen

All Master's Theses

The literature has suggested that delinquents are characterized by a reading disability and a negative self-concept. The problem was to determine if there was a significant correlation between the measured self- concept and reading achievement, self-concept and IQ, and reading achievement and IQ of Institutionalized Juvenile Delinquents. A secondary purpose of the study was to determine if there was a significant difference between the self-concept of the present sample and the self-concept of the standardization sample used in the Piers-Harris Self-Concept Scale.


A Study On The Effectiveness Of The Neurological Impress Method As A Remedial Reading Technique, Anthony Cairl Embrey May 1968

A Study On The Effectiveness Of The Neurological Impress Method As A Remedial Reading Technique, Anthony Cairl Embrey

All Master's Theses

There are many students who have quite serious reading problems which are not attributable to below normal intelligence. The task of this research was to determine the effectiveness of the Neurological Impress Method of reading instruction with these kinds of students. The method was evaluated in terms of its effect on the students' reading comprehension and reading vocabulary.


A Comparative Study Of Slide Technique For The Trombone, James T. Mcdowell May 1968

A Comparative Study Of Slide Technique For The Trombone, James T. Mcdowell

All Master's Theses

Professional trombonists and teachers of the instrument do not agree on the various aspects of slide technique. The purpose of this paper is to compare slide techniques for the trombone. Therefore, basic concepts of holding the instrument will be examined, as well as concepts about the manipulation of the slide.


An Investigation Of The Pre-Planning Phases Of The Vale School Team Teaching Program, Conrad W. Lautensleger Mar 1968

An Investigation Of The Pre-Planning Phases Of The Vale School Team Teaching Program, Conrad W. Lautensleger

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to investigate the nature and sequence of the preliminary planning accomplished prior to the actual initiation of the Vale Elementary School team teaching program. This paper will not attempt to establish a relationship between improved instruction and elementary team teaching.


A Study Assessing Changes Occurring In Kindergarten Children At Central School, Hoquiam, Washington, During The School Year 1967-1968 In Terms Of Readiness And Academic Growth, Elizabeth Pinkley Morris Jan 1968

A Study Assessing Changes Occurring In Kindergarten Children At Central School, Hoquiam, Washington, During The School Year 1967-1968 In Terms Of Readiness And Academic Growth, Elizabeth Pinkley Morris

All Master's Theses

A group of fifty-one kindergarten children (23 boys and 28 girls) from Central School in Hoquiam, Washington, were studied for the purpose of evaluating changes occurring during the school year in terms of readiness and academic growth. A series of tests were given in October and November as an inventory of the child's background of skills and readiness in the fall, and the tests were repeated in May to measure any change occurring during the school year.


A Comparison Of Self-Concept Scores Before And After Three Months Job Corps Experience, Alan I. Marshlain Jan 1968

A Comparison Of Self-Concept Scores Before And After Three Months Job Corps Experience, Alan I. Marshlain

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine if a significantly more positive self-concept is developed after approximately three months of Job Corps experiences.


The Identification Of Concepts, Concept Clusters, Objectives, And Suggested Organizational Patterns For The Teaching Of American History At Mount Si High School, M. Dale Leavitt Jan 1968

The Identification Of Concepts, Concept Clusters, Objectives, And Suggested Organizational Patterns For The Teaching Of American History At Mount Si High School, M. Dale Leavitt

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to assist in the evaluation of the social studies by identifying concepts, concept clusters, and objectives. Suggestions for scheduling and grouping consistent with instructional objectives and which may be used as models for planning and organizing for the teaching of American History at Mount Si High School are presented.


A Study Of The Lds Coordinator Program, Carl J. Olsen Jr. Jan 1968

A Study Of The Lds Coordinator Program, Carl J. Olsen Jr.

Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this thesis was to study the effectiveness of the coordinator in the LDS Seminary in carrying out his responsibilities. Special emphasis was placed upon the coordinator's influence over the teachers placed under his jurisdiction.


A Study To Determine The Effect Of Picture Interpretation On The Achievement Of Culturally Deprived Second Grade Pupils, Jane Henriksen Smith Jan 1968

A Study To Determine The Effect Of Picture Interpretation On The Achievement Of Culturally Deprived Second Grade Pupils, Jane Henriksen Smith

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine whether second grade children from a low socio-economic area, taught with the use of flat pictures and the interpretation of such pictures to build vicarious experiences in the social studies program in correlation with other subject areas, will achieve as well as, or better than, second grade children from the same economic area who will be taught without such an abundant use of flat pictures.


Validity Coefficients, Norm Tables, And Expectancy Tables Based On Central Washington State College Students’ Performance On The Washington Pre-College Tests, Kathleen Elizabeth Wall Jan 1968

Validity Coefficients, Norm Tables, And Expectancy Tables Based On Central Washington State College Students’ Performance On The Washington Pre-College Tests, Kathleen Elizabeth Wall

All Master's Theses

The study was developed with three purposes: to develop WPCT normative data for Central Washington State College (CWSC), to establish the validity of the WPCT for CWSC, and to provide expectancy tables for the use of school guidance personnel in counseling students who are present or anticipate attending CWSC.