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Central Washington University

Academic theses

Teacher Education and Professional Development

1955

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A Study To Ascertain The Merits Of The Corrected Test And The Study-Test Spelling Methods, James Arnold Rowan Aug 1955

A Study To Ascertain The Merits Of The Corrected Test And The Study-Test Spelling Methods, James Arnold Rowan

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to compare the merits of the relatively new corrected test spelling method with the older, seemingly more widely-used study-test spelling method. The experiment was conducted to give the writer an overview of the different spelling methods so that an adequate spelling program may be conducted in the writer’s classroom.


A Study Of Change In Student’S Critical Thinking In The Social Studies As Related To A Modification Of The Curriculum, Donald F. Mclarney Aug 1955

A Study Of Change In Student’S Critical Thinking In The Social Studies As Related To A Modification Of The Curriculum, Donald F. Mclarney

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to discover the extent to which the social studies curriculum of the Highline Public Schools for Sixth Grade creates constructive critical thinking on the part of the students in relation to preconceived attitudes and concepts directed toward people in other lands. More specifically the problem was to determine how modifications in the social studies course content affect critical thinking and attitudes of students.


A Survey Of The Arithmetical Concepts Of Children In The Elementary Grades Pertaining To The Use Of Money, Eyler L. Elliot Aug 1955

A Survey Of The Arithmetical Concepts Of Children In The Elementary Grades Pertaining To The Use Of Money, Eyler L. Elliot

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study: (1) to survey the present concepts of money and its use, in a specific elementary grade level, in a cross section of a city that included all socio-economic levels; (2) to determine the extent to which knowledge of economic concepts is related to socio-economic level; and (3) make suggestions as to areas where greater emphasis towards understanding of money concepts should be placed.


A Handbook For School Murals, Mary Aquinata O'Sullivan Jul 1955

A Handbook For School Murals, Mary Aquinata O'Sullivan

All Master's Theses

It is difficult for a classroom teacher to plan and carry out a mural program with very little help or none. Nothing has been available that would serve as a practical guide for the teacher who plans to carry out a mural program. It is with this desire to help meet the needs of the elementary classroom teacher in conducting an art program that the work of compiling this handbook is undertaken.


An Investigation Of The Inter-Relationships Among Certain Personality Tests And Ratings And Their Relationship To Academic Success In A Teacher’S College, Donald H. Duncan Jun 1955

An Investigation Of The Inter-Relationships Among Certain Personality Tests And Ratings And Their Relationship To Academic Success In A Teacher’S College, Donald H. Duncan

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this investigation is to find; (1) what relationship exists between self ratings attained from a personality inventory and dormitory supervisor ratings on a standard scale, (2) what relationship exists between scores on a personality inventory and college grade point average, and (3) what relationship exists between dormitory supervisor ratings and college grade point average.


A Survey Of The Attitudes And Opinions Of Yakima Elementary Educators Toward Television As An Aid To Instruction, Bill Jay Ranniger Jun 1955

A Survey Of The Attitudes And Opinions Of Yakima Elementary Educators Toward Television As An Aid To Instruction, Bill Jay Ranniger

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study to determine the reactions of Yakima elementary educators toward television as an aid to instruction. This shall be determined relative to (1) the attitude of those educators toward educational television in general and (2) the opinions of those educators relative to how television may best be used as an instrument of classroom instruction.