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A Study Of The Effect Of Teaching Specific Reading Skills Peculiar To Arithmetic At The Third Grade Level, Helen Gillum Dec 1965

A Study Of The Effect Of Teaching Specific Reading Skills Peculiar To Arithmetic At The Third Grade Level, Helen Gillum

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to attempt to show the need for teaching specific reading skills to further arithmetic understanding and achievement.


An Annotated Bibliography On Linguistics As Related To Style, Chrystle Louise Coney Dec 1965

An Annotated Bibliography On Linguistics As Related To Style, Chrystle Louise Coney

All Master's Theses

This annotated bibliography was prepared for the beginner who has an interest in linguistics as related to the study of style. The items within each section are listed in order of difficulty for a beginner. It is not meant to be used simply as a bibliography, but as a device for individual progress in these studies.


Evolving Creative Thrown Pottery Vessels From Basic Forms, Kenneth Raymond Moser Dec 1965

Evolving Creative Thrown Pottery Vessels From Basic Forms, Kenneth Raymond Moser

All Master's Theses

By progressively varying the design elements of the silhouette, many different pottery forms can be evolved. By employing this approach, the potter can completely explore his theories of design and find the better proportion and placement of all elements of his forms.


An Evaluation Of The Early Entrance Program In The Highline School District King County, Washington, W. Keith Davis Nov 1965

An Evaluation Of The Early Entrance Program In The Highline School District King County, Washington, W. Keith Davis

All Master's Theses

This study is an attempt to detetermine whether or not the early entrance program as conducted by the Highline School District, King County, Washington, is achieving its purpose of selecting students who will profit from early admission.


A Survey Of Television Utilization In Teacher Education With Suggested Applications For The Republic Of China, Tuz-Chin Ting Nov 1965

A Survey Of Television Utilization In Teacher Education With Suggested Applications For The Republic Of China, Tuz-Chin Ting

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is (1) to survey the problems of the utilization of closed-circuit television in the teacher-education programs in the United States, (2) to organize this information, and (3) to relate the information to the needs of other developing countries, particularly the Republic of China.


A Survey Of Sex Education Classroom Instructional Practices In Selected Public Junior High Schools Throughout The United States, Jerome Brison Altheide Oct 1965

A Survey Of Sex Education Classroom Instructional Practices In Selected Public Junior High Schools Throughout The United States, Jerome Brison Altheide

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine what was being done in selected public junior high schools throughout the United States that had planned classroom instruction programs in sex education.


An Empirical Study Of Factors Associated With Physical Fitness Of Sixth Grade Students, Richard D. Cornwell Oct 1965

An Empirical Study Of Factors Associated With Physical Fitness Of Sixth Grade Students, Richard D. Cornwell

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine if there was a relationship between the scores achieved on the Elementary School Fitness Test and the following factors: (1) the economic level of the neighborhood in which the schools were located; (2) family size; (3) achievement scores on the Iowa Basic Skills Test; (4) absenteeism of the students; and (5) health history of students.


A Study Of Audiovisual Programs In Selected Liberal Arts Colleges, Eldon Eugene Forsyth Sep 1965

A Study Of Audiovisual Programs In Selected Liberal Arts Colleges, Eldon Eugene Forsyth

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study is: (1) to determine the nature, scope, and operation of the present audiovisual services and programs in selected liberal arts colleges, (2) to identify pertinent problems in such programs by comparing the programs with a standard guideline, and (3) to develop recommendations for an effective audiovisual program in the form of guidelines to enrich the audiovisual program.


An Analysis Of Changes In Self–Concept And Dogmatism In Counselor Trainees During A Short Term Ndea Institute, Brent Hinze Sep 1965

An Analysis Of Changes In Self–Concept And Dogmatism In Counselor Trainees During A Short Term Ndea Institute, Brent Hinze

All Master's Theses

The primary purpose of this study was to investigate the stability of, and the relationships between, personal adjustment and dogmatism during a period of time when the individuals concerned were undergoing intensive training in counselor education.


A Critical Analysis Of “Adelaide” By Ludwig Van Beethoven, Kenneth Dorsey Hodgson Sep 1965

A Critical Analysis Of “Adelaide” By Ludwig Van Beethoven, Kenneth Dorsey Hodgson

All Master's Theses

It is our purpose to examine as thoroughly as possible the song, "Adelaide", by Ludwig van Beethoven. The study will include a brief summary of the life of Beethoven, pertinent statements about his music and a detailed analysis of the song.


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.


Developmental Reading At The Secondary Level, Mamie Wiren Hammill Aug 1965

Developmental Reading At The Secondary Level, Mamie Wiren Hammill

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is threefold: (1) to describe the details of the functions of the special reading program at Wenatchee High School, Wenatchee, Washington, (2) to identify the rationale for establishing and maintaining the program, and (3) to evaluate the program extensively and critically.


A Combination Approach To The Teaching Of Reading, Carroll B. Marchant Aug 1965

A Combination Approach To The Teaching Of Reading, Carroll B. Marchant

All Master's Theses

It was the intent of this study to verify the writer's hypothesis that significant progress in reading can be obtained through a combination of the individualized and the basic text approach to reading.


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.


Evaluation Of Monroe Public School Children Grades One Through Five Using The Washington State Elementary Physical Fitness Test, Joseph Redfield Aug 1965

Evaluation Of Monroe Public School Children Grades One Through Five Using The Washington State Elementary Physical Fitness Test, Joseph Redfield

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was (1) to determine the physical fitness of the elementary students in Monroe Public Schools using the Washington State Elementary School Physical Fitness Test and (2) to enlighten administrators, teachers and parents as to the physical fitness of these students.


A Comparison Study Of The Gains Made By Non-Promoted And Promoted Students In The Snoqualmie Valley Elementary Schools, Mae Mcgill Aug 1965

A Comparison Study Of The Gains Made By Non-Promoted And Promoted Students In The Snoqualmie Valley Elementary Schools, Mae Mcgill

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to ascertain whether there is justification in retaining children with the intention of improving their academic achievement. It was hypothesized that when students are retained they do not make academic gains as great as matched students of like abilities who are promoted.


An Investigation Into The Relationship Of Grammatical Judgments To Written Composition, Farrell Edward Taylor Aug 1965

An Investigation Into The Relationship Of Grammatical Judgments To Written Composition, Farrell Edward Taylor

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were four: (1) to measure the writing abilities in a group of subjects; (2) to measure the willingness of those subjects to accept certain sentence-like utterances as grammatical--their grammatical judgments; (3) to determine whether the subjects' acceptance of those utterances will occur in a range of scores; and (4) to correlate the subjects' scores on the two factors to determine the extent to which they are related.


The Role Of Art As A Basic Subject In The Pre- And Elementary School Curriculum, Blanche Mclane Cook Aug 1965

The Role Of Art As A Basic Subject In The Pre- And Elementary School Curriculum, Blanche Mclane Cook

All Master's Theses

This study has been an attempt to show why art education should be a basic subject area in the pre- and elementary school curriculum.


Little League Baseball, Gary Carlin Frederick Aug 1965

Little League Baseball, Gary Carlin Frederick

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to show (1) the basic needs of Little League age boys; (2) disadvantages of the Little League baseball program; (3) advantages of the Little League baseball program; and (4) to present recommendations for changes which could insure a better program.


A Study Of The Relative Achievement Of Students Enrolled In Senior High School Physical Science Courses, Raymond David Perkins Aug 1965

A Study Of The Relative Achievement Of Students Enrolled In Senior High School Physical Science Courses, Raymond David Perkins

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to analyze the relative achievement in understanding of physical science concepts among senior high school students who have taken courses in chemistry, physics and earth science.


A Three Year Study Of The Physical Fitness Progress Of The Athlete And Non-Athlete At The Junior High School Level, Gene Clayton Cook Aug 1965

A Three Year Study Of The Physical Fitness Progress Of The Athlete And Non-Athlete At The Junior High School Level, Gene Clayton Cook

All Master's Theses

The study was undertaken to determine whether athletes in the junior high school increase to the same degree in physical fitness and growth as do non-athletes over a three year period.


The Marching Band: A Program For The Small High School, L. Ronald James Aug 1965

The Marching Band: A Program For The Small High School, L. Ronald James

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is (1) to take a critical look at the marching band program at Toledo High School, Toledo, Washington: (2) to formulate means of improving this program; (3) to formulate the results of materials and methods of presentation appropriate to the small high school band.


Individual Instruction: Third Grade Arithmetic, Dorothy M. Thompson Aug 1965

Individual Instruction: Third Grade Arithmetic, Dorothy M. Thompson

All Master's Theses

This report reviews the various methods used for meeting individual needs through individualized instruction. Special note is taken of those most usable for individualizing arithmetic instruction. Those of value for use in a third grade room are dealt with in detail.


A Study Of Teacher Absences In The Elementary Schools Of The Highline School District Of King County, Washington, Thurmon M. Keller Aug 1965

A Study Of Teacher Absences In The Elementary Schools Of The Highline School District Of King County, Washington, Thurmon M. Keller

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to classify causes of reported teacher absences; (2) to compare frequency of absences in men and women teachers; (3) to determine months of the year and days of the week showing the greatest number of teacher absences; (4) to compare absence patterns in married and unmarried teachers; (5) to determine age groups of teachers having the greatest frequency of absences; and (6) to determine whether extended sick leave provisions and duty-free noon hours have had any substantial effect on teacher absence patterns.


A Correlation Study Of The Sixth Grade Verbal School And College Ability Test With Eighth Grade Reading Achievement, Claude E. Yule Aug 1965

A Correlation Study Of The Sixth Grade Verbal School And College Ability Test With Eighth Grade Reading Achievement, Claude E. Yule

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to compare the test scores of one group of children who took the verbal ability section of the sixth grade School and College Ability Test (SCAT) with the test scores of the same group of children on the eighth grade reading Sequential Test of Educational Progress (STEP) and to determine the degree of relationship between the tests.


Subject Preferences Of Fifth-Grade Pupils In The State Of Washington, Robert Vance Davidson Aug 1965

Subject Preferences Of Fifth-Grade Pupils In The State Of Washington, Robert Vance Davidson

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to: (1) duplicate the 1961-62 study by Dr. Robert L. Curry on Subject Preferences of Fifth-Grade Pupils in the State of Washington, and compare the results, and (2) go beyond Curry's research to investigate the relationship between pupil subject preferences and certain possible influencing factors.


An Analysis Of The Ungraded Reading Program At Snoqualmie Elementary School And Its Influence On Accelerated Achievement In High School, John D. Elkins Aug 1965

An Analysis Of The Ungraded Reading Program At Snoqualmie Elementary School And Its Influence On Accelerated Achievement In High School, John D. Elkins

All Master's Theses

The major hypothesis tested in this study was that there would be no difference between ungraded reading grouping or heterogeneous reading grouping and accelerated learning in academic subjects based on high school subjective grades.


A Little Bit Of First Grade, Shirley M. Hayes Aug 1965

A Little Bit Of First Grade, Shirley M. Hayes

All Master's Theses

The production of a sound filmstrip that will introduce parents to first grade work--methods and materials. This media of communication will clearly acquaint the parents with the program and provide the teacher with sufficient time for discussion of school rules, practices, and procedures. Special attention will be given to beginnings of new work or concepts.


A Comparative Study Of The Arithmetic Achievement And Attitude Of Fifth Grade Children In The Upper And Lower 25 Per Cent Intelligence Groups Using The S.M.S.G Program Of Teaching Arithmetic And The Traditional Methods Used In The Highline School District, Ralph Lewis Wood Aug 1965

A Comparative Study Of The Arithmetic Achievement And Attitude Of Fifth Grade Children In The Upper And Lower 25 Per Cent Intelligence Groups Using The S.M.S.G Program Of Teaching Arithmetic And The Traditional Methods Used In The Highline School District, Ralph Lewis Wood

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to (1) compare the learning of basic arithmetic skills of fifth grade children in the upper and lower 25 per cent intelligence groups using traditional arithmetic textbook materials with the learnings of comparable fifth graders using the School Mathematics Study Group methods and materials; and (2) compare the attitudes toward arithmetic of fifth graders using the traditional arithmetic textbook materials with those of fifth graders using the S.M.S.G. methods and materials. The upper and lower 25 per cent intelligence groups were established to help determine if either program would be ...


Student Teaching: Single Concept Films, Della M. Jordan Aug 1965

Student Teaching: Single Concept Films, Della M. Jordan

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study are to (1) identify, through an examination of the literature, topics which in the opinion of authorities, are vital to success in student teaching, and (2) to produce a series of single-concept 8mm motion picture films designed to provide a media to clarify, review, and reinforce such understandings.