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All Master's Theses

Teacher Education and Professional Development

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A Study To Determine The Anticipated Qualifications And Competencies Of Audiovisual Specialists In The Community Colleges Of The State Of Washington, Garred Allen Giles Aug 1969

A Study To Determine The Anticipated Qualifications And Competencies Of Audiovisual Specialists In The Community Colleges Of The State Of Washington, Garred Allen Giles

All Master's Theses

The problem considered in this study is to determine the relationship between the responsibilities and duties of the audiovisual services administrator and the competencies and qualifications necessary to perform those responsibilities and duties satisfactorily and professionally.


A Survey Of Washington State High Schools For Information Concerning Social Studies Curriculum Changes Since “Project Social Studies” Of 1962, James Lee Maw Aug 1969

A Survey Of Washington State High Schools For Information Concerning Social Studies Curriculum Changes Since “Project Social Studies” Of 1962, James Lee Maw

All Master's Theses

The problem to be researched was to determine if the commercially published programs listed in Appendix B are being implemented in secondary schools in the state of Washington, A further problem was to find whether implementation of new social studies programs was greater in the large high schools of Eastern or Western Washington.


A Survey Of Family Life And Sex Education Programs In Washington Secondary Schools, James Bernard Darcy Aug 1969

A Survey Of Family Life And Sex Education Programs In Washington Secondary Schools, James Bernard Darcy

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this project was to measure the incidence of family life and sex education in Washington secondary schools; to discover what departments or academic areas include such education in the curriculum; who the teachers are, and the nature of their preparation; to gain a definitive description of what kind of education is attempted under this heading; and to evaluate needs and opportunities for expanded and improved family life and sex education in the State of Washington.


A Survey Of Existing Programs For Problem Students In The First-Class Districts Of Washington State, Gerard A. Mcelholm Aug 1969

A Survey Of Existing Programs For Problem Students In The First-Class Districts Of Washington State, Gerard A. Mcelholm

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine what programs were being used in the first-class school districts of Washington State for students who had problems that had caused, or could have caused, their removal from the regular classes, and to analyze these programs in light of other programs that seem to be successful throughout the nation.


A Survey Of Washington State’S Elementary Schools On The Utilization Of Full-Time Teacher Aides, Frederick William Hasse Aug 1969

A Survey Of Washington State’S Elementary Schools On The Utilization Of Full-Time Teacher Aides, Frederick William Hasse

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine how elementary schools utilize their teacher aides; to see if such schools are following any specific or agreed upon plan for training and using aides; and to attempt to determine if size of enrollment has any bearing on the types of assignments assigned to aides.


A Study Of The In-Service Education Programs Available To Elementary Principals In Spokane, Stevens And Whitman Counties, William Harold Bourne Jr. Jul 1969

A Study Of The In-Service Education Programs Available To Elementary Principals In Spokane, Stevens And Whitman Counties, William Harold Bourne Jr.

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to ascertain the availability of in-service education programs to elementary principals in a selected geographical area, to determine who planned the programs, what types of programs were available and what areas of study were included in these programs.


A Survey Of Teachers’ Attitudes Regarding The Effectiveness Of The Middle School, Norman A. Heggenes Jul 1969

A Survey Of Teachers’ Attitudes Regarding The Effectiveness Of The Middle School, Norman A. Heggenes

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine teachers' expressed attitudes regarding the effectiveness of the middle school in the state of Washington, as revealed through a questionnaire study.


A Comparative Study Of The Extra-Curricular Programs Of The Middle Schools And Junior High Schools Of The State Of Washington, Alfred A. Pflugrath Jr. Jul 1969

A Comparative Study Of The Extra-Curricular Programs Of The Middle Schools And Junior High Schools Of The State Of Washington, Alfred A. Pflugrath Jr.

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to compare the extra-curricular programs in the junior high schools and middle schools of the state of Washington. The study will test the general hypothesis that there is currently no difference in the activity program 6f junior high schools and middle schools.


A Guide For Introducing Power Mechanics Into The Yakima Public Junior High Schools, James L. Smith Jr. Aug 1968

A Guide For Introducing Power Mechanics Into The Yakima Public Junior High Schools, James L. Smith Jr.

All Master's Theses

In a power dependent society such as ours, it is important that the knowledge of mechanical power and its utilization be offered to the student through the industrial arts curriculum. There are no existing courses in power mechanics in the Yakima Public Junior High Schools, and this is the problem the writer attempts to solve. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to propose a guide containing sufficient information for the inauguration of a basic power mechanics course into the school system.


A Study Of Office Machines Knowledge And Skills Needed For Initial Employment In Chehalis And Centralia, Washington, Clare Walter Johnson Aug 1968

A Study Of Office Machines Knowledge And Skills Needed For Initial Employment In Chehalis And Centralia, Washington, Clare Walter Johnson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the amount of office machines knowledge and skills needed for initial employment in Chehalis and Centralia. An allied problem was to discover what office machines were being used, and the length of training period on each office machine as specified by businessmen in Chehalis and Centralia.


A Comparison Of Academic Achievement Between Slow Learning Grouped And Non-Grouped Seventh Grade Students In West Puyallup Junior High School, William George Selig Aug 1968

A Comparison Of Academic Achievement Between Slow Learning Grouped And Non-Grouped Seventh Grade Students In West Puyallup Junior High School, William George Selig

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to compare the academic achievement of seventh grade slow learning students in the modified learning program with those not in the program; (2) to determine if there is any difference in the academic achievement of the two groups. It was the investigator's hypothesis that there would be no significant difference in achievement due to grouping.


A Survey Of First Year Elementary Teacher Attitudes Regarding Supervision And Evaluation Practices Of Their Principals, Larry L. Thomas Jul 1968

A Survey Of First Year Elementary Teacher Attitudes Regarding Supervision And Evaluation Practices Of Their Principals, Larry L. Thomas

All Master's Theses

It is the opinion of this writer that a teacher's attitude toward his building principal greatly affects his ability to perform in the classroom. If he is receiving the assistance he deserves and needs, his chances of success and continuance in the teaching field are greatly enhanced. This is especially true in the case of the beginning teacher who faces the innumerable problems inherent in teaching for the first time.


A Survey To Determine The Number And Types Of Office Machines Used In The Ellensburg, Washington Area And Implications For The Teaching Of Office Machines, Ruth Anne Bopp Jul 1968

A Survey To Determine The Number And Types Of Office Machines Used In The Ellensburg, Washington Area And Implications For The Teaching Of Office Machines, Ruth Anne Bopp

All Master's Theses

This survey of randomly selected business firms was an effort to determine the kinds of office machines being used in Ellensburg, Washington. The study was also directed towards identifying the training necessary for initial employment and the extent to which office machine training should be offered by the Ellensburg Senior High School.


Financing The Athletic Program In The New High Schools In The State Of Washington, Gary H. Brines Aug 1967

Financing The Athletic Program In The New High Schools In The State Of Washington, Gary H. Brines

All Master's Theses

This study was initiated in an effort to discover how the athletic program has been financed in new high schools in the state of Washington.


Status Of Kindergarten Teachers In The State Of Washington, Charlotte Yost Mccartney Jun 1967

Status Of Kindergarten Teachers In The State Of Washington, Charlotte Yost Mccartney

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the educational background of teachers currently teaching kindergarten in the State of Washington.


A Survey Of The Qualifications Of Reading Specialists Teaching In Governmental Supported Reading Programs In The Washington State Public Schools, Derward Herbert Tozer Jun 1967

A Survey Of The Qualifications Of Reading Specialists Teaching In Governmental Supported Reading Programs In The Washington State Public Schools, Derward Herbert Tozer

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to survey consultants involved in reading programs in the public schools in the state of Washington in an effort to obtain factual data on their level of preparation in reading. These consultants were also asked to indicate the training and qualifications they felt necessary for the positions they hold. An additional purpose was to obtain from research, criteria for the training of reading specialists.


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 ...


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Teaching General Music Through Harmonic Experience In The Seventh Grade At Ritzville, Washington, Elmer A. Peters Aug 1964

Teaching General Music Through Harmonic Experience In The Seventh Grade At Ritzville, Washington, Elmer A. Peters

All Master's Theses

Prior to the school year 1963-64, general music at Ritzville Junior High School was primarily music listening-oriented. There was an obvious need for a more balanced music program that included singing, playing instruments, creativity, listening, and rhythms to provide the students with a broader concept of music. A general music program was sought, therefore, that would offer a balance of the above activities, and one that would create more enthusiasm than was apparent in the previous course of study. The importance of this study will be twofold: to determine whether or not the method of teaching resulted in the students ...


A Survey Of Opinions Of First-Year Teachers From Central Washington State College And Their Principals Regarding Induction And In-Service Training, Alfred Edwin Kluth Jun 1964

A Survey Of Opinions Of First-Year Teachers From Central Washington State College And Their Principals Regarding Induction And In-Service Training, Alfred Edwin Kluth

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was (1) to determine what type of help was needed and received by first-year teachers in the Washington public schools who are Central Washington State College graduates and (2) to survey opinions of administrators and first-year teachers regarding strengths and weaknesses of induction and in-service programs for these teachers in the State of Washington.


A Survey Of Elementary School Libraries Of Puyallup, Washington, John R. Anderson Aug 1962

A Survey Of Elementary School Libraries Of Puyallup, Washington, John R. Anderson

All Master's Theses

In keeping with the expressed views that libraries must be useful and used, it was determined that a survey of existing libraries in the elementary schools of a particular district would serve to illustrate any shortcomings and advantages of their present organization.


A Survey Of University Engineering Departments In The State Of Washington To Determine Engineering Drawing Requirements For High Schools, James E. Brousseau Aug 1962

A Survey Of University Engineering Departments In The State Of Washington To Determine Engineering Drawing Requirements For High Schools, James E. Brousseau

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine (1) whether a course in engineering drawing designed to parallel part of the first year engineering college drawing requirement could be taught in the high schools in the state of Washington and (2) how much time should be allocated in each of the various areas of such an engineering drawing course.


Scheduling Junior High Music Classes In Washington’S Public Schools, Albert R. Stevens Aug 1961

Scheduling Junior High Music Classes In Washington’S Public Schools, Albert R. Stevens

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to survey the practice of scheduling music in the public junior high schools in the State of Washington.


A Survey Of Foreign Relations Emphasis In The Secondary Schools Of Clark County, Washington, Jess Vern Frost Aug 1961

A Survey Of Foreign Relations Emphasis In The Secondary Schools Of Clark County, Washington, Jess Vern Frost

All Master's Theses

This study attempted to determine the extent and nature of foreign relations education being given students in the Clark County, Washington, secondary schools. Eight areas centering around contemporary world history, geography, and problems courses were examined.


A Survey Of The Present Status Of Classroom Music In The Tacoma Public Schools, James M. Trotter Aug 1961

A Survey Of The Present Status Of Classroom Music In The Tacoma Public Schools, James M. Trotter

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was (1) to survey teachers of grades four, five and six in the Tacoma School System to determine how many believe music should be taught by a special music teacher, the classroom teacher, or both; (2) to determine the amount of time allowed each week, in the grades surveyed, for teaching music; (3) to discover the attitudes of teachers surveyed toward music and its relation to the over-all school program; (4) to discover their attitudes toward music teachers; (5) to receive suggestions from classroom teachers as to how the music program in grades four, five ...