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The Effects Of Interest And Scholastic Ability Upon Listening Retention, David Emil Mrizek Jan 1969

The Effects Of Interest And Scholastic Ability Upon Listening Retention, David Emil Mrizek

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Study Of Motivational Approaches For Use In The Transition Period From Childlike To Adolescent Art, Linda Hance Jan 1969

A Study Of Motivational Approaches For Use In The Transition Period From Childlike To Adolescent Art, Linda Hance

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Study In Application Of Positive Reinforcement For Improving Listening Achievement, Ernest J. Bobko Dec 1968

A Study In Application Of Positive Reinforcement For Improving Listening Achievement, Ernest J. Bobko

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to (1) determine the effectiveness of utilizing positive reinforcement techniques to improve listening awareness during the process of receiving verbal instructions; (2) evaluate the use of reinforcement schedules with and without positive reinforcement; (3) determine to what extent a formal program utilizing reinforcement procedure compares with the absence of such procedure in a classroom.


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 Dec 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 Study Of Intelligence And Its Measurement As It Pertains To The Preschool Deaf Child, Patricia H. Slesdet Dec 1968

A Study Of Intelligence And Its Measurement As It Pertains To The Preschool Deaf Child, Patricia H. Slesdet

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Comparative Study Of The Achievement Of Underage And Overage Third Grade Boys And Girls., Carl M. Maw Aug 1968

A Comparative Study Of The Achievement Of Underage And Overage Third Grade Boys And Girls., Carl M. Maw

All Master's Theses

It is the intention of this study to gain some insight into the problem of starting boys and girls into school at an age when they may be too immature to cope with the pressures of the school environment. The purpose of his study, then, is to locate, compare and analyze some of the differences that seem to exist between the two sexes. This study will consist to two separate by integral sections: the first being the survey of literature and the second being a comparison of the achievement of underage and overage pupils.


Verbal Conditioning And Its Generalization, Grace Evica Kessling Aug 1968

Verbal Conditioning And Its Generalization, Grace Evica Kessling

All Master's Theses

The present study will attempt to produce verbal conditioning in a carefully controlled experimental situation and to investigate its generalization to a similar activity. The purpose is then two-fold: (1) to obtain a measure of verbal conditioning, and (2) to investigate whether there is a relationship between increased verbal response (verbal conditioning) and a related type of behavior.


A Study Of Pupil Self-Concepts In A Three-Track Elementary School, Ronald M. Jones Jul 1968

A Study Of Pupil Self-Concepts In A Three-Track Elementary School, Ronald M. Jones

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to work closely with one child who had been diagnosed as a disabled reader with visual perception problems to determine if the intensive use of visual perceptual training in the use of configuration analysis would improve the subject's reading power.


A Survey Of The Development Of Meaning Of Selected Concepts In Children: Grades One Through Twelve, Carol Erickson Smith Jun 1968

A Survey Of The Development Of Meaning Of Selected Concepts In Children: Grades One Through Twelve, Carol Erickson Smith

Graduate Thesis Collection

The purpose of the present study was to detect the existence of a general pattern in the development of meaning over time, and if such a pattern existed, to compare it with certain points in Jean Piaget's theory of intelligence and in a theory concept formation as suggested by Lev Vygotsky.


The Effectiveness Of Perceptual Training As A Corrective Measure For Reading Disability, Brenda Bonin Batali Jun 1968

The Effectiveness Of Perceptual Training As A Corrective Measure For Reading Disability, Brenda Bonin Batali

All Master's Theses

This study compared the differences in perceptual development found between (1) normal readers and disabled readers, and (2) Indian children of a reservation cultural background and non-Indian children. Subjects were fifty-three children of both Indian and non-Indian backgrounds ranging from the second to the fourth grades at White Swan Grade School.


Video Tape Demonstrations In The Teaching Of Learning In General Psychology: An Experimental Study, Kenneth D. Keith May 1968

Video Tape Demonstrations In The Teaching Of Learning In General Psychology: An Experimental Study, Kenneth D. Keith

Electronic Thesis Collection

The present study was concerned with the effects of supplementary televised demonstrations on achievement in general psychology. Previous research has established television as an effective instructional medium for many fields of study. The conclusions of research utilizing televised programs as instructional supplements have been equivocal however, with some studies lending support to the use of supplementary programs, and some showing their effects to be negligible. The present study was designed in view of the lack of research investigating the relationship of televised supplements to general psychology.


Remedial Reading: Evaluation Of A Reading-And-Study Course With Implications For A College Reading Center, Antoine T. Powell May 1968

Remedial Reading: Evaluation Of A Reading-And-Study Course With Implications For A College Reading Center, Antoine T. Powell

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The main purpose of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the method of teaching a "How to Study" class in helping students more adequately meet their reading needs.

Research was conducted to test the reading gains made by students in the program with respect to ability and group size. The results indicate that group size had the greatest effect as to changes in reading behavior.

Instruction was based on diagnosing student needs. It was shown that a significant number of students who decreased in rate of reading, increased in comprehension. The same diagnostic principle was observed for those ...


Student Achievement Effort As Related To Achievement And Self Concept, Michael Lynn Maughan May 1968

Student Achievement Effort As Related To Achievement And Self Concept, Michael Lynn Maughan

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

This study was designed to investigate more completely the variable of achievement effort (effort in school) as related to self rating, teacher rating, student self concept, actual achievement, and sex differences.

A group of 198 sixth grade students were used as the experimental subjects. Five sets of data were obtained on the students: (a) students' self ratings on an achievement effort rating scale, (b) teachers' ratings of their students on the same achievement effort rating scale, (c) students' scores on a self concept scale, (d) students' performances on an achievement test, and (e) students' performances on an intelligence test. Partial ...


The School Diagnostician Service, Everett A. Grambort Apr 1968

The School Diagnostician Service, Everett A. Grambort

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Programmed Approach To The Application Of Educational Psychology: The Teacher Viewed As An Inductive Theorist , Reed Alan Mencke Jan 1968

A Programmed Approach To The Application Of Educational Psychology: The Teacher Viewed As An Inductive Theorist , Reed Alan Mencke

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Influence Of Teachers' Behavior On Elementary Children, Lynda Bearden Jan 1968

The Influence Of Teachers' Behavior On Elementary Children, Lynda Bearden

Honors Theses

It is in the classroom that a child has to first accept the authority of a relative stranger. This stranger, the child's teacher, rarely realizes the profound impact that her attitude, demands, and actions make on that child.

One area in which the classroom teacher wields a frightening amount of influence is in the personality development of her students. It is imperative that the teacher be happy in the profession and that she like children if she is to have a positive effect on them. Too often a student discovers that she isn't suited to classroom teaching only ...


A Study Of The Interrelationship Between Personality With Special Reference To Self Concept And Achievement In Reading, Betty F. Feezel Jan 1968

A Study Of The Interrelationship Between Personality With Special Reference To Self Concept And Achievement In Reading, Betty F. Feezel

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


Alteration Of Pupil Produced Noise In A Public School, Gilbert Walter Schmidt Nov 1967

Alteration Of Pupil Produced Noise In A Public School, Gilbert Walter Schmidt

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Changing A Student’S Classroom Behavior Using Operant Conditioning Techniques, Judith Ann Paulson Aug 1967

Changing A Student’S Classroom Behavior Using Operant Conditioning Techniques, Judith Ann Paulson

All Master's Theses

This experiment was designed to extinguish a sixth grade boy's undesirable classroom behaviors by the complete withdrawal of teacher attention, and to develop and increase in successive approximations, the child's desirable classroom behaviors by frequent and intermittent teacher attention. The study was meant to be: (a) research replicating numerous other similar studies, but in addition be a behavior modification experiment conducted in a regular classroom setting in an elementary school and in as practical a way as possible for a teacher with 30 students, and (b) a response to a request from the boy's teachers for service ...


Trends In Educational Thinking Respecting Classroom Control As Revealed Through Professional Periodicals 1960-1965, Jane Stevenson Aug 1967

Trends In Educational Thinking Respecting Classroom Control As Revealed Through Professional Periodicals 1960-1965, Jane Stevenson

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The purpose of this study was to ascertain the disciplinary trends in educational practice as reported in professional journals comprising the period 1960-1965 and emphasizing, particularly, discipline of pupils in elementary schools. Educational movements of the past concerning discipline have directly influenced that phase of present-day education. By considering the historical background of the problem, current conceptions and practices could be more adequately interpreted.


A Study Of Anxiety Relative To Academic Achievement And To Sex, Gerald R. Shulenbarger Aug 1967

A Study Of Anxiety Relative To Academic Achievement And To Sex, Gerald R. Shulenbarger

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between anxiety and achievement, and anxiety level and sex. The anxiety level was measured by the Institute for Personality and Ability Testing (IPAT) Anxiety Scale Questionnaire. Specifically, this study investigated how assessed anxiety relates to the achievement of students in Junior level Psychology courses. The courses were Human Growth and Development. Further, the difference in anxiety levels between sexes was studied.


The Application Of Behavioral Principles To The Modification Of An Acting Out Child's Classroom Behavior In A Regular Classroom, Marjorie M. Mcarthur Aug 1967

The Application Of Behavioral Principles To The Modification Of An Acting Out Child's Classroom Behavior In A Regular Classroom, Marjorie M. Mcarthur

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Study Of The Retention Of Five Selected Mathematical Concepts Of Seventh Graders In The Coulee Dam Public School System As Based On The Inductive And Deductive Methods Of Teaching, James Prehm Jul 1967

A Study Of The Retention Of Five Selected Mathematical Concepts Of Seventh Graders In The Coulee Dam Public School System As Based On The Inductive And Deductive Methods Of Teaching, James Prehm

All Master's Theses

The inductive and deductive methods of teaching for retention were compared in this study. It was also the purpose to determine whether there were significant sex differences in retention when the two methods were compared. Therefore, five hypotheses were tested.


A Survey Of Michigan School Psychologists: Some Facts And Opinions, Elisabeth Rebecca Thall Jul 1967

A Survey Of Michigan School Psychologists: Some Facts And Opinions, Elisabeth Rebecca Thall

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Power Comparison Study Of Parametric And Non-Parametric Tests Under Severe Violations Of The Parametric Assumptions Of Normality And Homogeneity, Richard Edward Ryan May 1967

A Power Comparison Study Of Parametric And Non-Parametric Tests Under Severe Violations Of The Parametric Assumptions Of Normality And Homogeneity, Richard Edward Ryan

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Comparison Of Intellectually Normal Children, Mentally Retarded Adolescents, And Mentally Retarded Adults On A Three Dimensional Concept Formation Sorting Task, James C. Kamprud May 1967

A Comparison Of Intellectually Normal Children, Mentally Retarded Adolescents, And Mentally Retarded Adults On A Three Dimensional Concept Formation Sorting Task, James C. Kamprud

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The purposes of this study were: (1) to compare nine groups of subjects composed of intellectually normal children, mentally retarded adolescents, and mentally retarded adults on a three dimensional concept formation task; (2) to determine the effects of discrimination training on the sortings of the nine groups on the experimental task.

The 207 subjects of this study were divided into nine groups. Seven of t he groups, consisting of high average and low average grade 3, superior high average, and low average grade 6, and high and low adolescent retardates were chosen on the bases of school grade level (3 ...


A Normative Analysis Of Psychological Test Results Of Students Selecting Graduate Counselor Education, Buena Flor H. Mendoza Apr 1967

A Normative Analysis Of Psychological Test Results Of Students Selecting Graduate Counselor Education, Buena Flor H. Mendoza

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Influence Of Distractions Upon The Test Results Of Seventh And Eighth Graders Of Mayo Junior High School, Paris, Illinois, Jeffrey Sullivan Jan 1967

The Influence Of Distractions Upon The Test Results Of Seventh And Eighth Graders Of Mayo Junior High School, Paris, Illinois, Jeffrey Sullivan

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Report Of Early Professional Experiences, Joy Rogers Dec 1966

A Report Of Early Professional Experiences, Joy Rogers

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Attitudes Of Washington State Elementary And Secondary Teachers Toward School Psychologists, Jim D. Gower Aug 1966

Attitudes Of Washington State Elementary And Secondary Teachers Toward School Psychologists, Jim D. Gower

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the attitudes held by a group of Washington State elementary and secondary teachers toward school psychologists with whom they may have had contact in their teaching experience.