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Academic theses

Vocational Education

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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.


The Value Of Outlined Worksheets In Developing Beginning Basic Mechanical Drawing Skills In Seventh Graders At Curtis Junior High School, Tacoma, Washington, Paul Earl Van Valkenburg Aug 1969

The Value Of Outlined Worksheets In Developing Beginning Basic Mechanical Drawing Skills In Seventh Graders At Curtis Junior High School, Tacoma, Washington, Paul Earl Van Valkenburg

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study to: (1) critically examine the value of outlined worksheets in developing beginning mechanical drawing skills in seventh grade students; (2) examine the difference, if any, between basic skills acquired by use of outlined worksheets and the conventional method; (3) examine the amount of increased problem solving experiences and the wider range of material presented to the student through the efficient use of time.


Development Of An Inventory For Evaluating Sheltered Workshops In The State Of Washington, Bruce D. Howell Jun 1969

Development Of An Inventory For Evaluating Sheltered Workshops In The State Of Washington, Bruce D. Howell

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this investigation were two-fold: First, to provide workshop personnel with an effective, but time-saving instrument which may be used as an evaluative guide for individual sheltered workshops; second, to provide interested persons with an instrument which will point out basic requirements for a successful workshop.


The Teaching Of Communications Skills In Relation To The Cultural Background Of Mexican Migrants, Irene Hlousek May 1969

The Teaching Of Communications Skills In Relation To The Cultural Background Of Mexican Migrants, Irene Hlousek

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to objectively describe a method of teaching English communication skills to Spanish-speaking Mexican-migrant adults. A program of experiences was developed to teach communication skills to Mexican-migrant adults. An attempt was made to overcome the difficulties these adults face in learning a second language and to bring about the changes in attitude necessary for ready adaptation to the culture in which they now find themselves. The important factor in teaching communication skills is the building of an adequate English vocabulary.


A Study Of The Current Trends Of Teaching Distributive Education To Students With Special Needs, Leroy A. Mccartney Mar 1969

A Study Of The Current Trends Of Teaching Distributive Education To Students With Special Needs, Leroy A. Mccartney

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to identify distributive education programs for students with special needs. The identity and study of the programs would provide guiding principles for the organization, and administration of the programs. The study could provide basic information which would assist in planning the curriculum and initiating distributive education programs in school districts where the need to train the disadvantaged is a problem. This study could also aid in meeting one of the objectives of vocational education.


A Status Study Of Business And Office Occupations Education In The Community Colleges Of Washington State, Rex G. Wilks Mar 1969

A Status Study Of Business And Office Occupations Education In The Community Colleges Of Washington State, Rex G. Wilks

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the status of business and office education in the community colleges of the State of Washington in the areas of (1) curricula, (2) plant facilities and equipment, (3) instructional personnel, and (4) student enrollment.


A Study Of Prevocational Students’ Vocational Choices Versus Actual Job Attainment And Social Adjustment Versus Employability For Educable Mentally Retarded, Ralph Summers Jr. Aug 1968

A Study Of Prevocational Students’ Vocational Choices Versus Actual Job Attainment And Social Adjustment Versus Employability For Educable Mentally Retarded, Ralph Summers Jr.

All Master's Theses

The study was an exploration of what effects a special education-prevocational program had upon employability; social adjustment or personality; vocational level of attainment; and self-realization of abilities.


A Proposed Industrial Arts Guide For Kusaie High School, Eastern Caroline Islands, Malcolm H. Lindquist Aug 1968

A Proposed Industrial Arts Guide For Kusaie High School, Eastern Caroline Islands, Malcolm H. Lindquist

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study is to provide the writer an opportunity to propose an Industrial Arts guide for Kusaie High School, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. This particular guide has never been proposed for this high school. Kusaie High School is rapidly enlarging its enrollment, expanding its staff, and planning a new campus. To educate adequately the increasing number of students and effectively plan the new campus, an Industrial Arts guide is a paramount necessity.


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.