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Industrial-Vocational Guidance Procedures In Washington Secondary Schools - 1970, Linden David Cole Jun 1970

Industrial-Vocational Guidance Procedures In Washington Secondary Schools - 1970, Linden David Cole

All Master's Theses

It was the intent of this study to determine the nature of the vocational guidance programs on the secondary level in the State of Washington. In so doing, it was intended to answer two questions: 1. What guidance relative to the world-of-work was being done: 2. Who was performing the vocational guidance function? With answers to the foregoing questions, it was possible to determine some changes that could be implemented across the state to improve secondary vocational guidance programs.


Self-Concept Change In Group Counseling, Donald E. Whitcraft Jul 1969

Self-Concept Change In Group Counseling, Donald E. Whitcraft

All Master's Theses

This study investigated the effects of group counseling on the self-concept of 40 junior high school students representative of a ninth grade class in one school district. A comparable control group was used. Self-concept was measured by the Tennessee Self Concept Scale. The scale was administered to all subjects before and after 16 hours of group counseling had been experienced by the experimental group. Congruence of real and ideal self-ratings after counseling, was tested on an Adapted California Q-set.


A Survey Of The Types Of Student Cases Studied By The Bellevue Elementary School Guidance Teams Between The Years 1961 - 1966, Raymond R. Bergman Aug 1968

A Survey Of The Types Of Student Cases Studied By The Bellevue Elementary School Guidance Teams Between The Years 1961 - 1966, Raymond R. Bergman

All Master's Theses

The Bellevue School District Guidance Personnel indicated a need for a follow-up study. This was accomplished by means of: (1) a review of the operating procedures used by the elementary school guidance teams, and (2) a review of the types of cases studied by the elementary school guidance teams as stated on the teacher referral form.


The Role Of The Head Resident As Perceived By Head Residents Student Personnel Staff And Faculty At Central Washington State College, James P. Hollister Jun 1968

The Role Of The Head Resident As Perceived By Head Residents Student Personnel Staff And Faculty At Central Washington State College, James P. Hollister

All Master's Theses

The major aim in undertaking the study was to examine the position of Head Resident by soliciting the views of student Personnel officials, Head Residents, and faculty persons, Further, it was the author's hope that a result of the study might be a clarification of the Head Resident position, based upon a composite viewpoint of the respondents of the study.


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.


The Administration Of The Counseling Program In The Junior High Schools Of Yakima, Washington, Gregg E. Hals Aug 1967

The Administration Of The Counseling Program In The Junior High Schools Of Yakima, Washington, Gregg E. Hals

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to (1) establish the need for a sound counseling program in the junior high school; (2) indicate difficulties found when the counseling program serves the administrator rather than the students; and (3) offer positive recommendations for administration of a counseling program of specific value to junior high school students in Yakima, Washington.


A Survey To Determine The Need For A Manual For The Preparation Of School Psychologists' Reports, Edward Searle Schourup Aug 1967

A Survey To Determine The Need For A Manual For The Preparation Of School Psychologists' Reports, Edward Searle Schourup

All Master's Theses

The major problem investigated was the feasibility of the development of a manual which would give guidance and assistance to school psychologists in writing of reports to referring classroom teachers. It was assumed that such a manual would be used by many school psychologists if available to them.


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.


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.


A Survey Of The Causes For Suspensions In The Junior High Schools Of The Highline School District, James A. Rick Jun 1966

A Survey Of The Causes For Suspensions In The Junior High Schools Of The Highline School District, James A. Rick

All Master's Theses

This study was undertaken to (1) relate compulsory attendance to the problem of suspension, (2) survey the frequency of and causes for suspensions of junior high school students, (3) survey the course of action taken by the school, school district and/or the parents of the suspended student, and (4) to study the number of cases in which pupils were affected by multiple suspensions.


An Experimental Project To Determine The Effect Of Multiple Counseling On Academic Performance, Behavior, And Attendance Of Eighth Grade Students Who Are Underachievers, Chronic Absentees, And Behavior Problems, Leona Saunders Hawken Aug 1965

An Experimental Project To Determine The Effect Of Multiple Counseling On Academic Performance, Behavior, And Attendance Of Eighth Grade Students Who Are Underachievers, Chronic Absentees, And Behavior Problems, Leona Saunders Hawken

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine if multiple counseling can be effective in improving academic performance, attendance, and classroom behavior of eighth grade students who are identified as underachievers, minor behavior problems, and chronic absentees.


Group Counseling And Study Skill Methods Of Assisting Fifth And Sixth Grade Underachievers, Donald M. Whitney Aug 1965

Group Counseling And Study Skill Methods Of Assisting Fifth And Sixth Grade Underachievers, Donald M. Whitney

All Master's Theses

The hypotheses tested in this study are concerned with the efficacy of different methods of trying to aid underachievers. Specifically they are: 1. There is no difference in academic achievement as reflected in grade-point-average between students who received group counseling, special study instruction and no special treatment. 2. There is no difference in study skills as reflected by the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (Work Study Skills subtest) between students who received group counseling, special study instruction, and no special treatment. 3. There is no difference in social adjustment as measured by the Pupil Adjustment Rating Scale between students who ...


An Investigation Of The Role Of The High School Counselor In Class Ii Districts In The State Of Washington, Charles A. Booth Aug 1963

An Investigation Of The Role Of The High School Counselor In Class Ii Districts In The State Of Washington, Charles A. Booth

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine (1) the current role of the high school counselor working in class II districts in the state of Washington, (2) the kinds of tasks he performs in these districts, (3) the types of tasks he thinks that he ought to perform in his role, (4) how he believes his role may be improved, and (5) how well his training has equipped him for his present role.


A Study Of Counselor Change During A Guidance And Counseling Institute, Roy Lyle Selvage Jan 1963

A Study Of Counselor Change During A Guidance And Counseling Institute, Roy Lyle Selvage

All Master's Theses

The primary purpose of this study was to investigate possible relationships between certain personality characteristics of counselor trainees and their performance in counseling interviews.


The Ipat Sixteen Personality Factor Test And The Ipat Humor Test Of Personality As Devices For Assessing Counselors In Training, Phillip Morris Heggen Aug 1962

The Ipat Sixteen Personality Factor Test And The Ipat Humor Test Of Personality As Devices For Assessing Counselors In Training, Phillip Morris Heggen

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships between the personality characteristics of counseling trainees and those of a norm group of college students, and the relationships between the personality characteristics of counseling trainees and their performance in counseling interviews. The instruments used to identify personal characteristics were the IPAT Sixteen Personality Factor Test and the IPAT Humor Test of Personality.


An Experimental Investigation Of The Effects Of Reinforcement In Counseling On The Change Of Verbal And Other Overt Behavior, Raymond D. Stinnett Aug 1962

An Experimental Investigation Of The Effects Of Reinforcement In Counseling On The Change Of Verbal And Other Overt Behavior, Raymond D. Stinnett

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the differences found within a reinforcement versus non-reinforcement approach to counseling by (1) attempting to condition a selected verbal response or group of responses and (2) to study subsequent effects of conditioning as demonstrated by other overt behavioral change.


The Derivation Of Two Regression Equations For Predicting Freshmen Cumulative Grade Point At Central Washington State College From Ninth Grade Subject Averages, Hugh Tims Albrecht Aug 1962

The Derivation Of Two Regression Equations For Predicting Freshmen Cumulative Grade Point At Central Washington State College From Ninth Grade Subject Averages, Hugh Tims Albrecht

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study was to develop formulas to predict college freshmen cumulative grade point at Central Washington State College from grades received in ninth grade English, mathematics, or physical education, or from a combination of the three.


Vocational Guidance For High School Journalists In Washington State, Paul G. Lambertsen Aug 1960

Vocational Guidance For High School Journalists In Washington State, Paul G. Lambertsen

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was (1) to convince journalism teachers, students, and counselors in Washington state that the media of journalism have much to offer in the way of employment, satisfying salaries, promotion, and job pleasure; (2) to reveal to students which subjects are most valuable in high school and college; and (3) to explore the areas of journalism so as to give the reader a deeper insight into various employment practices and possibilities.


The Function Of Guidance Services In A Central Washington State Junior High-School, Leo Durkee Jun 1960

The Function Of Guidance Services In A Central Washington State Junior High-School, Leo Durkee

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to investigate the roles of the teacher and the counselor in the guidance field; (2) to analyze counselor-student conferences in a junior high-school, recorded over a five year period; and (3) to suggest some procedures and methods of improving the guidance techniques of junior-high schools having similar problems in guidance.


An Analysis Of Possible Occupations For Mentally Retarded Youth, Robert William Steadman May 1958

An Analysis Of Possible Occupations For Mentally Retarded Youth, Robert William Steadman

All Master's Theses

The intention of this study was to give guidance personnel an indication of possible occupations for mentally handicapped persons and to show the competencies needed to succeed on the job.


An Appraisal By The Graduate Students Of The Terminal Education Program At Wenatchee Junior College, Alice A. Low Mar 1956

An Appraisal By The Graduate Students Of The Terminal Education Program At Wenatchee Junior College, Alice A. Low

All Master's Theses

Wenatchee Junior College has been cognizant of the fact that its terminal program needed revision and expansion. The results of this study which have expressed the opinions of those students who have graduated from a two year course have revealed a number of conclusions and implications for further study which may be helpful in any type of curriculum revision.


A Guidance Program For Gilbert School District, Joseph F. Lilinski Aug 1955

A Guidance Program For Gilbert School District, Joseph F. Lilinski

All Master's Theses

The guidance program is the responsibility of all members of a school district. The school and community must work jointly if the program is to obtain the success it is capable of accomplishing. Guidance can be completely successful only when we secure complete and continuous co-operation between administrator, classroom teacher, special teacher, specialists, parents and the community.