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Development Of The Teacher’S Self For Effective Teaching, June Bach Hill Aug 1969

Development Of The Teacher’S Self For Effective Teaching, June Bach Hill

All Master's Theses

The recognition of adequate development of the teacher's self is seen by the researcher and shown by literature as a major problem for teacher education in the near future. Teaching is a helping profession; the ultimate goal of teaching is to better hear and relate to the needs of human growth and development of children in the classroom. Since the way one views himself greatly affects how he sees others, the importance of a positive teacher self-concept can hardly be overemphasized.


The Study Of An Attempt To Improve Motor Abilities Of Kindergarten Children In The Pasco Public Schools, Elaine Keller Banks Aug 1969

The Study Of An Attempt To Improve Motor Abilities Of Kindergarten Children In The Pasco Public Schools, Elaine Keller Banks

All Master's Theses

The results of the study lead to the conclusion that if motor activity of some kind underlies all behavior, including higher thought processes, then educators must be more vigorous in the approach to the physical education programs of children at an early age.


An Experimental Study Of The Effect Of Specialized Reading Treatment On The Reading Achievement Of Second Grade Students, Mary Lou Ames Aug 1969

An Experimental Study Of The Effect Of Specialized Reading Treatment On The Reading Achievement Of Second Grade Students, Mary Lou Ames

All Master's Theses

Many pupils do not achieve success in reading by the traditional instruction. A few can be helped by remedial classes offering individual children help for specific difficulties. In this study a method was explored that suggests a plan that can be used in a regular classroom to benefit all low-achieving students.


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 The Opinions Of Parents And Teachers Regarding The Reporting System Used In The Vale Elementary School In Cashmere, Washington, David Leroy Lentz Aug 1969

A Survey Of The Opinions Of Parents And Teachers Regarding The Reporting System Used In The Vale Elementary School In Cashmere, Washington, David Leroy Lentz

All Master's Theses

[T]he purpose of this study was to elicit the opinions of the Cashmere parents and teachers towards the present reporting system and reporting in general and to ascertain whether the present reporting system used in the Vale Elementary School was meeting the needs of the community and school.


Education In The Marshall Islands Under United Nations Trusteeship Administered By The United States, Vernell C. Pinson Aug 1969

Education In The Marshall Islands Under United Nations Trusteeship Administered By The United States, Vernell C. Pinson

All Master's Theses

The lack of a handbook in the schools of the Marshalls District has resulted in valuable information and history being lost in each successive turnover of personnel in the Trust Territory. Every year brings a group of new recruits into the educational system. This particular handbook contains valuable information on the past history and specific terminology required of one who will teach in this area. Special emphasis was given to the educational system in the Marshall Islands.


A Compilation Of Songs Of Polynesia For Use In The Teaching Of Music To Elementary School Students, Anne P. Medeiros Aug 1969

A Compilation Of Songs Of Polynesia For Use In The Teaching Of Music To Elementary School Students, Anne P. Medeiros

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study are (1) to provide information about the vital part that music has played in the Polynesian cultures of Hawaii, Samoa, Tahiti, Tonga, and New Zealand, (2) to present in written form heretofore unpublished children's songs and dances from the five principal cultures of Polynesia, and (3) to provide explanatory material on the use of these songs.


A Cross-Comparison Of The Contributions Of Obstacle Course Training And Extended Motor Ability Development To Physical Fitness And Motor Ability, Arthur K. Ellis Aug 1969

A Cross-Comparison Of The Contributions Of Obstacle Course Training And Extended Motor Ability Development To Physical Fitness And Motor Ability, Arthur K. Ellis

All Master's Theses

This study measured the changes in physical fitness and motor ability that occurred among comparable groups who participated in two different physical education programs. Specifically the study determined what changes in physical fitness and motor ability development occurred among sophomore boys at Central Kitsap High School who participated in two different programs.


A Comparison Of The Exer-Genie As A Physical Conditioning Device To Traditional Methods Of Exercise, Robert E. Parsons Aug 1969

A Comparison Of The Exer-Genie As A Physical Conditioning Device To Traditional Methods Of Exercise, Robert E. Parsons

All Master's Theses

This study was composed of two problems as follows 1. To compare the Exer-Genie with a traditional developmental physical education program and a typical physical education program for developing physical fitness in elementary school boys. 2. To compare the development of specific muscular strengths in a program using the Exer-Genie with the development of the same specific muscular strengths in a traditional developmental program.


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.


An Analysis Of Parents’ Reaction To A Reporting System, Janice Louise Demmon Aug 1969

An Analysis Of Parents’ Reaction To A Reporting System, Janice Louise Demmon

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to analyze parents' reaction to a new reporting system. The system had been modified to eliminate all marks, and conferences and narrative reports were used in place of report cards.


A Study Of The Effect The Value-Clarification Process Had On Fifth Grade Students In Auburn, Washington, Kathleen Agnes Hagen Aug 1969

A Study Of The Effect The Value-Clarification Process Had On Fifth Grade Students In Auburn, Washington, Kathleen Agnes Hagen

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine whether or not there was any significant difference in the behavior ratings of the two groups of fifth graders between those students who received the "value-clarification" process and those students who did not. The clarification process is an approach to clarifying the values of students. The teacher asks questions, during group or private individual sessions, of the students.


A Survey Of The Provisions For Critical Reading Skills In Basal Readers, Louis Alan Dillard Aug 1969

A Survey Of The Provisions For Critical Reading Skills In Basal Readers, Louis Alan Dillard

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the number of critical reading skills included in six basal reading series and how many of these skills each series contained. It was also the purpose of this study to determine the grade level at which each specific skill was introduced and further how many of these skills were introduced at the grade one level.


A Comparative Investigation Of The Effects Of Precision Of Response In Two Ninth Grade Algebra Classes, James Henry Krack Aug 1969

A Comparative Investigation Of The Effects Of Precision Of Response In Two Ninth Grade Algebra Classes, James Henry Krack

All Master's Theses

One of the areas of concern in mathematics education is that of communication of ideas and procedures. Since language plays the key role in the communication process, it is of value to examine its effect in the mathematics learning situation. The particular topic discussed in this paper concerned itself with various levels of precision in language usage in the mathematics classroom.


Effects Of Equal Periods Of Massed Exposure Versus Distributed Exposure To Systematic Exercises On The Physical Fitness Of Fifth And Sixth Grade Boys, Michael L. Nolan Aug 1969

Effects Of Equal Periods Of Massed Exposure Versus Distributed Exposure To Systematic Exercises On The Physical Fitness Of Fifth And Sixth Grade Boys, Michael L. Nolan

All Master's Theses

It was the intent of this study to investigate the effect of varied proportions of physical exercise equated in type and duration, on two equated groups of fifth and sixth grade boys.


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 Longitudinal Study Of Self-Concept In Late Adolescents, William Davy Thomas Aug 1969

A Longitudinal Study Of Self-Concept In Late Adolescents, William Davy Thomas

All Master's Theses

Since knowledge of self-stability is important to self-theory, a study as briefly outlined above seemed valuable. The four chief parts of the study to emerge are given below: 1. To investigate the stability of the self-concept of adolescents over one and two-year intervals. 2. To investigate the stability of the self-concept and its relationship to such factors as social status, intelligence, and maturation age. 3. To investigate the favorability of self-concept and to see if such things as social status, intelligence, and maturation age make for differences in favorability. 4. To investigate the differences between drop-outs and continuands when all ...


Individualized Reading Instruction With Programmed Materials In A Third Grade, Alpha Pauline Lieb Aug 1969

Individualized Reading Instruction With Programmed Materials In A Third Grade, Alpha Pauline Lieb

All Master's Theses

This study was made to determine whether programmed reading materials could correct some of the reading difficulties that develop in children more effectively than the conventional basal approach to reading. Other purposes were to evaluate (1) the financial and administrative feasibility of programmed materials, (2) their effectiveness in individualizing instruction in reading, and (3) the benefits and/or hindrances these materials were to the teacher and students while working in a self-contained classroom situation.


An Experimental Investigation Of The Effect On Interest Of Reading Children’S Literature To Sixth Grade Students In Aberdeen, Washington, Donald R. Grieb Aug 1969

An Experimental Investigation Of The Effect On Interest Of Reading Children’S Literature To Sixth Grade Students In Aberdeen, Washington, Donald R. Grieb

All Master's Theses

To determine the effect of a teacher's reading literature upon the interest in reading books among sixth grade students, one group (experimental) participated in a twenty-eight week program of scheduled daily time during which they listened to literature read by their teacher. A second group (control) were not exposed to literature in this manner but otherwise participated in a similar school program.


Performance Criteria For The Elementary School Principal In Developing Curriculum To Be Used In A “Cooperative” Team Teaching Approach To Instruction, Allan Lee Holmquist Aug 1969

Performance Criteria For The Elementary School Principal In Developing Curriculum To Be Used In A “Cooperative” Team Teaching Approach To Instruction, Allan Lee Holmquist

All Master's Theses

This study proposes to see what percent of the principals surveyed, by means of a questionnaire, agree or disagree that they fulfilled the stated roles for developing curriculum for use in a "cooperative" team teaching approach to instruction in their schools. This study also proposes to test the following null hypothesis: There is no significant difference between the responses made on each role by principals in an urban or suburban school setting.


A Research Paper On The Definition, Treatment, And Rehabilitation Of Knee Injuries Incurred In Football, Larry W. Maguire Aug 1969

A Research Paper On The Definition, Treatment, And Rehabilitation Of Knee Injuries Incurred In Football, Larry W. Maguire

All Master's Theses

Coaches entering the area of football need to be aware of the factors involved in knee injuries. Both experienced and inexperienced coaches can benefit from research which will enable him to adequately care for any injuries which may arise. Often coaches in athletics do not have available to them, ready information covering this problem. Therefore, the purpose of this investigation was to provide relevant data pertaining to all facets of the knee injury as it occurs in football; the diagnosis of the injury; prescribed treatment; qnd the actual rehabilitation of the knee.


An Analysis Of An English Curriculum Modification In A Senior High School, Patricia Jean Orris Aug 1969

An Analysis Of An English Curriculum Modification In A Senior High School, Patricia Jean Orris

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to assess the innovated elective English program at Auburn Senior High during the school year of 1967-1968 to ascertain if it did successfully: (1) enlist greater student interest in the areas of English, (2) motivate students to become more involved with their education, (3) do the above mentioned things, but not at the expense of other curriculum.


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.


An Investigation Of Audio-Visual In-Service Education In The Secondary Schools Of Oregon, Jerry L. Nutt Jul 1969

An Investigation Of Audio-Visual In-Service Education In The Secondary Schools Of Oregon, Jerry L. Nutt

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to survey the secondary schools of Oregon to determine the status of audio-visual in-service education programs. It is the intent of the researcher to select from current literature general principles directly related to audio-visual in-service education. After identifying the principles through a careful study of the literature, a questionnaire will be constructed to determine how well the principles are being met by Oregon secondary schools.


Selected Library Periodicals Of The Northwest States For Use In Secondary Social Studies: An Annotated Bibliography, Emma J. Mccune Jul 1969

Selected Library Periodicals Of The Northwest States For Use In Secondary Social Studies: An Annotated Bibliography, Emma J. Mccune

All Master's Theses

This study was done to supply information for librarians about special periodicals of the Northwest States which could be used in teaching secondary social studies. Complete bibliographic information and descriptive annotations were included for each periodical. Suggested usage of these periodicals for a unit in Washington State history was included as an example.


A Study To Compare The Effect Of Two Elementary Physical Education Programs On Physical Fitness, John K. Gillespie Jul 1969

A Study To Compare The Effect Of Two Elementary Physical Education Programs On Physical Fitness, John K. Gillespie

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study: (1) to compare the regular physical education program at the controlled fifth grade with an experimental physical education program of the other fifth grade; (2) to compare physical fitness of boys and girls of the two grades before and after the study; and (3) to study the effect of the programs on fifth grade fitness levels.


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 Comparison Of Contract-Spelling With The Regular Textbook Method For Spelling Instruction At Frontier Junior High School Moses Lake, Washington, Maxine M. Smith Jul 1969

A Comparison Of Contract-Spelling With The Regular Textbook Method For Spelling Instruction At Frontier Junior High School Moses Lake, Washington, Maxine M. Smith

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this experiment is to compare the teacher-pupil-study contract method with the regular textbook method of spelling instruction. This experiment is concerned with the spelling achievement of students and for motivation and mastery in spelling at the junior high school level.


A Study Of The Effectiveness Of The Introduction Of Background Music In A Traditional Library, Dean Ferrero Jul 1969

A Study Of The Effectiveness Of The Introduction Of Background Music In A Traditional Library, Dean Ferrero

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine whether or not the introduction of recorded, background music in a traditional library has a positive effect on the attitude of students toward the library and toward the use of print materials.


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.