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A Survey Of Central Washington’S Speech Correction Program As Related To The Public School Elementary Classroom Teacher’S Role In Speech Correction, Gail Twilligear Wheeler Dec 1966

A Survey Of Central Washington’S Speech Correction Program As Related To The Public School Elementary Classroom Teacher’S Role In Speech Correction, Gail Twilligear Wheeler

All Master's Theses

This study has two important dimensions. Part I consists of a survey of the 1962-1963 curriculum offerings in speech and hearing therapy available to the student majoring in elementary education at eleven of the accredited institutions of higher learning in the State of Washington. Part II of the study deals with the organization of the local speech correction programs, the qualifications of the speech correctionists, and types of contact made by the correctionists with parents and classroom teachers during the 1962-1963 school year. This portion of the study is specifically concerned with elementary grades one through six and was arbitrarily ...


Women Teacher Turnover Problems In The Lutheran Schools Of The Northwestern Sector Of The United States, Fred H. Mantey Oct 1966

Women Teacher Turnover Problems In The Lutheran Schools Of The Northwestern Sector Of The United States, Fred H. Mantey

All Master's Theses

The following fundamental points form the nucleus of the hypothesis of this problem. 1. Women teachers in Lutheran schools are underpaid. 2. The absence of desirable working conditions for women prevails. 3. The absence of desirable working relationships exists. These contributing factors of women teacher turnover may or may not be true but the writer shall attempt to clarify them by his research.


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.


Selected Community Resources In The Longview, Washington, Area Available For Elementary School Field Trips, William J. Neves Aug 1966

Selected Community Resources In The Longview, Washington, Area Available For Elementary School Field Trips, William J. Neves

All Master's Theses

The problem undertaken in this study may be briefly stated as follows: 1. To survey selected community resources in the Longview, Washington, area available for elementary school field trips. 2. To expand and up-date the existing file which was established in the Longview, Washington, School District in 1947.


A Study Of Orientation Practices Of Beginning Teachers And A Proposed Program Of Induction For Kennewick School District Number 17, Jack Shopbell Aug 1966

A Study Of Orientation Practices Of Beginning Teachers And A Proposed Program Of Induction For Kennewick School District Number 17, Jack Shopbell

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to describe practices and aids of orienting new and beginning teachers, (2) to view the needs of first-year teachers in relation to their initial teaching experience, (3) to review the principles of a good orientation program, and (4) to propose a ten-day pre-service orientation program that could be tested in the Kennewick School District Number 17, Kennewick, Washington.


Criteria, Anthology, And Explication Of Poetry For First Grade, Echo Mae Kime Aug 1966

Criteria, Anthology, And Explication Of Poetry For First Grade, Echo Mae Kime

All Master's Theses

In recognition of this multi-faceted problem of selecting poems to use with first grade, it is the purpose of this study (1) to establish criteria of evaluation and selection, relating that criteria to the bases of poetry criticism, (2) using that criteria, to compile an anthology for use with first grade, and (3) to explicate each of the selected poems in such a manner as to help the teacher better understand and appreciate the particular poetic qualities of that poem, and hence be more effective in using that poem in the classroom.


Analysis Of Personal And Social Characteristics Requisite For High Grade Institutional Teaching Of Delinquent Children, Neil Jerome Hoing Aug 1966

Analysis Of Personal And Social Characteristics Requisite For High Grade Institutional Teaching Of Delinquent Children, Neil Jerome Hoing

All Master's Theses

The goal of this study was to select those particular characteristics pertinent to successful teaching, and by which a more intelligent selection of institutional teachers of delinquent youth could be made.


The Development Of An Experimental And Cooperative Pilot Program In Elementary Guidance In Walla Walla County, Lora Mae Bowles Aug 1966

The Development Of An Experimental And Cooperative Pilot Program In Elementary Guidance In Walla Walla County, Lora Mae Bowles

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study (1) to make an evaluation of an NDEA grant at the end of its first year, (2) to revise and amend the original objectives, and (3) to make recommendations pursuant the knowledge gained through the experimental and cooperative efforts of those involved.


The Structure And Function Of Student Councils In The Elementary Schools Of Vancouver, Washington, Claude Richard Bowen Aug 1966

The Structure And Function Of Student Councils In The Elementary Schools Of Vancouver, Washington, Claude Richard Bowen

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to compile data concerning the structure and function of student councils in the elementary schools of Vancouver, Washington. This compilation of information will be available to aid educators who are assigned the duties and responsibilities of advising student councils at the elementary level. It will also give the administrators of Vancouver, Washington, who have endorsed elementary councils, an opportunity to ascertain their councils' current structure and function.


The Construction And Use Of Eight Millimeter Single Concept Films In Industrial Arts, Lyle R. West Aug 1966

The Construction And Use Of Eight Millimeter Single Concept Films In Industrial Arts, Lyle R. West

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study (1) to investigate the local production and use of silent eight millimeter loop films and (2) to construct a film to demonstrate the possibility of local production.


An Investigation Into The Relationship And Outcomes Of Parent Conferences To The Educational Plans Of Freshman Students At Hoquiam Junior High School, C. Don Holmlund Aug 1966

An Investigation Into The Relationship And Outcomes Of Parent Conferences To The Educational Plans Of Freshman Students At Hoquiam Junior High School, C. Don Holmlund

All Master's Theses

Realizing that the parents play an important role in the counseling program, the primary purpose of this study was to prove that parents and students feel the counseling program provides an opportunity for parents to understand the abilities and needs of their youngsters and to share in their educational planning. It is contended that no matter what limitations the student may have, it is possible through parent-counselor conferences to better understand his needs. Then the home and school can work together in establishing a more satisfying environment.


An Investigation Of Professional, Legal, And Economic Factors Requisite To Consideration Of A Teaching Career In British Columbia, Joy Alton Nygaard Aug 1966

An Investigation Of Professional, Legal, And Economic Factors Requisite To Consideration Of A Teaching Career In British Columbia, Joy Alton Nygaard

All Master's Theses

The basic purpose of this study is to investigate professional, legal, and economic factors teachers consider before changing from one teaching position to another. The more specific purpose is to determine whether opportunities for teachers are better in British Columbia than in Washington.


A Study Of The Influencing Factors Causing Teachers To Change Teaching Positions, John A. Mckay Aug 1966

A Study Of The Influencing Factors Causing Teachers To Change Teaching Positions, John A. Mckay

All Master's Theses

Since there is an annual migration of teachers from one school district to another, the purpose of this study will be to discover some valid answers and to determine some sound hypotheses concerning teacher turnover.


A Survey And Analysis Of Teacher Credentials In The State Of Washington, Dale Calvin Johnson Jun 1966

A Survey And Analysis Of Teacher Credentials In The State Of Washington, Dale Calvin Johnson

All Master's Theses

Superintendents and personnel directors involved in hiring certified personnel turn to the teacher credential as a vital source of information. Currently, there is a great deal of difference in the information included in the credential depending upon which placement office prepared the document. This research study has attempted to establish the types of information that would be most beneficial to superintendents and personnel directors in their efforts to secure qualified personnel.


An Appraisal Of Teacher-Negotiation Effort As Perceived By School Superintendents, Carl Alan Blumer Jun 1966

An Appraisal Of Teacher-Negotiation Effort As Perceived By School Superintendents, Carl Alan Blumer

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study will be to determine which areas may elicit greatest concern, interest, and participation on the part of teachers due to the passage of the professional negotiations law. Because of the unique position of superintendents, they will be asked to judge those areas of greatest concern, interest, and participation by teachers in professional activities.


The Development Of An Art Curriculum For The Intermediate Grades In Kennewick Pubic Schools, Lewis Gustavas Mccord Jun 1966

The Development Of An Art Curriculum For The Intermediate Grades In Kennewick Pubic Schools, Lewis Gustavas Mccord

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to provide an organized art education program for the intermediate grades (grades four, five, and six) in the Kennewick Public School District No. 17; (2) to establish the needed organization and direction necessary to maintain an art program that offers maximum growth in children; and (3) to present a variety of creative art and craft activities that include care and use of materials, correlation with other subject areas, and audio-visual aids.


Analysis Of Personal And Professional Requirements For Special Education Teachers In Eastern Washington, Samuel P. Rust Jr. Jun 1966

Analysis Of Personal And Professional Requirements For Special Education Teachers In Eastern Washington, Samuel P. Rust Jr.

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to determine the criteria used for the employment of special education teachers in Eastern Washington; (2) to compare current qualifications with professional standards suggested by nationally recognized studies; and (3) evaluate these findings for teacher selection.


A Study Of Vocabulary In Grade One, Carol J. Shockley May 1966

A Study Of Vocabulary In Grade One, Carol J. Shockley

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was (1) to study vocabulary developing methods in grade one, and (2) to determine if a classroom teacher could help first grade children gain a better understanding of vocabulary through extended conceptual methods.


Pupil Administrative And Pupil Clerical Ratios Of Junior High Schools In The State Of Washington, William Richard Gourley Jan 1966

Pupil Administrative And Pupil Clerical Ratios Of Junior High Schools In The State Of Washington, William Richard Gourley

All Master's Theses

Specifically, the purposes of this study are to: l. Identify the legal responsibilities of the junior high school principal. 2. Establish criteria for justifying the release of a principal from classroom teaching and the employment of administrative and clerical assistance. 3. Determine the ratio of administrators to the number of pupils enrolled in the three year junior high schools of the State of Washington with enrollments between 500 and 1,000. 4. Make necessary recommendations regarding the administrative staffing of Washington's junior high schools.