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Analysis Of Personal And Social Characteristics Requisite For High Grade Institutional Teaching Of Delinquent Children, Neil Jerome Hoing Aug 1966

Analysis Of Personal And Social Characteristics Requisite For High Grade Institutional Teaching Of Delinquent Children, Neil Jerome Hoing

All Master's Theses

The goal of this study was to select those particular characteristics pertinent to successful teaching, and by which a more intelligent selection of institutional teachers of delinquent youth could be made.


A Relationship Between Physical Fitness And Social And Academic Achievement Of Junior High School Girls, Shirley Mae Oakes Aug 1966

A Relationship Between Physical Fitness And Social And Academic Achievement Of Junior High School Girls, Shirley Mae Oakes

All Master's Theses

This study was made to determine the relationship between scores made on the Californis Physical Performance Test and the Academic Achievement of seventh grade girls in Springstowne Junior High School, Vallejo, California. A second purpose was to determine the relationship between the physical fitness test scores and social preference scores as indicated by a sociometric test.


Attitudes Of Washington State Elementary And Secondary Teachers Toward School Psychologists, Jim D. Gower Aug 1966

Attitudes Of Washington State Elementary And Secondary Teachers Toward School Psychologists, Jim D. Gower

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the attitudes held by a group of Washington State elementary and secondary teachers toward school psychologists with whom they may have had contact in their teaching experience.


The Financial And Related Characteristics Of Married Students At Central Washington State College, Spring Quarter, 1966, Gordon Neale Galbraith Aug 1966

The Financial And Related Characteristics Of Married Students At Central Washington State College, Spring Quarter, 1966, Gordon Neale Galbraith

All Master's Theses

This study was based on the hypothesis that (1) married students are inadequately financed, and (2) married students are in need of services peculiar to their status.


A Set Design For The Play Juno And The Paycock By Sean O’Casey, Michael S. Hanford Aug 1966

A Set Design For The Play Juno And The Paycock By Sean O’Casey, Michael S. Hanford

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to design a setting for the play “Juno And The Paycock”, by Sean O'Casey. It will be done in such a manner as to be (1.) aesthetically satisfactory, (2.) appropriate to the play, its historical period, and social conditions of the characters, (3.) aligned with the demands of stage presentation, in that it provides the necessary space for stage movements, and traffic, (4.) practical for construction within the limits imposed by the stage of McConnell Auditorium.


The Impact Of Remedial Language Arts Instruction On The Language Skills Of Slow-Learning Fifth And Sixth Graders, Elsie D. Thompson Aug 1966

The Impact Of Remedial Language Arts Instruction On The Language Skills Of Slow-Learning Fifth And Sixth Graders, Elsie D. Thompson

All Master's Theses

This study is undertaken to determine the impact of remedial language arts instruction on the language skills of slow learning fifth and sixth graders. It will seek to determine whether slow learning fifth and sixth graders, receiving remedial instruction in the language arts, will achieve as well as, or better than, slow learning fifth and sixth grade students in a regular heterogeneous classroom situation.


A Study Of Orientation Practices Of Beginning Teachers And A Proposed Program Of Induction For Kennewick School District Number 17, Jack Shopbell Aug 1966

A Study Of Orientation Practices Of Beginning Teachers And A Proposed Program Of Induction For Kennewick School District Number 17, Jack Shopbell

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to describe practices and aids of orienting new and beginning teachers, (2) to view the needs of first-year teachers in relation to their initial teaching experience, (3) to review the principles of a good orientation program, and (4) to propose a ten-day pre-service orientation program that could be tested in the Kennewick School District Number 17, Kennewick, Washington.


A Study Of The Expressive Qualities Of Non-Objective Form In Painting, Gordon E. Stalder Aug 1966

A Study Of The Expressive Qualities Of Non-Objective Form In Painting, Gordon E. Stalder

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study was (1) to clarify the candidate's understanding of the expressive qualities of non-objective form; (2) to apply these understandings of the expressive qualities of nonobjective form to a creative method in making a series of paintings; and (3) to evaluate the effect of the study in its enrichment of the expressive quality of the non-objective forms in the candidate's paintings.


A Study Of The Revival And Suggested Reforms Of The German School System Since World War Ii (Emphasis At The Secondary Level), Wilbert A. Young Aug 1966

A Study Of The Revival And Suggested Reforms Of The German School System Since World War Ii (Emphasis At The Secondary Level), Wilbert A. Young

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to (1) investigate what influences the American Military Government had on the German education system after World War II, (2) develop an understanding of the general structure of the German school system, and (3) analyze some of the forces affecting changes in the German educational philosophies, practices, and curriculum.


An Audiovisual Program: The Selection, Utilization And Evaluation Of Audiovisual Materials For The Morgan Junior High School Seventh Grade Physical Science Program, William S. Craig Aug 1966

An Audiovisual Program: The Selection, Utilization And Evaluation Of Audiovisual Materials For The Morgan Junior High School Seventh Grade Physical Science Program, William S. Craig

All Master's Theses

Through this study the writer will attempt to: (1) identify and investigate the current standards of an effective audiovisual program; (2) identify and evaluate the rationale which can be used in determining the basis for the utilization of audiovisual materials in the field of science education; (3) use this rationale as a basis for selecting appropriate audiovisual materials for the seventh grade physical science curriculum in Morgan Junior High School; and (4) develop recommendations concerning the utilization of audiovisual materials in the science curriculum at Morgan Junior High School in Ellensburg, Washington.


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.


The Ecology Of Aplodontia Rufa In King And Snohomish Counties, Washington, Richard A. Martin Aug 1966

The Ecology Of Aplodontia Rufa In King And Snohomish Counties, Washington, Richard A. Martin

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to investigate some aspects of the ecology of Aplodontia rufa in greater detail than in previously published accounts. I have concentrated my investigation on the areas of reproductive activity and burrowing habits, but will comment on other aspects of their ecology when pertinent. I have also attempted to correlate this material with studies done in other areas of the range.


An Experimental Investigation Of The Movement Known As Op Art, Florence Sterling Taylor Aug 1966

An Experimental Investigation Of The Movement Known As Op Art, Florence Sterling Taylor

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to explore, analytically and aesthetically, the recent movement in the art world known as Op art; (2) to investigate the principles of perception which are utilized in such work; and (3) to produce in painting and construction media examples of these optical gymnastics.


An Eclectic Approach To Individualized Reading In The First Grade, Sandra S. Scherer Aug 1966

An Eclectic Approach To Individualized Reading In The First Grade, Sandra S. Scherer

All Master's Theses

Past experience has revealed a definite need to release children, at least partially, from the traditional ability groupings and allow more flexible groupings. The past also revealed that individual children's unique interests and abilities were not being provided for. Since the teaching of reading occupies a central position in the elementary grades, and since children have a wide range of reading abilities and interests, an investigation of individualized reading was prompted.


The Effectiveness Of The Remedial Physical Education Program At Foster Junior-Senior High School, Werner Leonard Neudorf Jul 1966

The Effectiveness Of The Remedial Physical Education Program At Foster Junior-Senior High School, Werner Leonard Neudorf

All Master's Theses

The study was composed of three problems, as follows: 1. To determine the amount and significance of change in posture as a result of special posture training. 2 . To determine the amount and significance of change in physical fitness as a result of systematic training. 3. To determine the effect of the order of training upon posture scores.


The History Of Wrestling In The Yakima Valley High Schools, Theodore M. Stone Jul 1966

The History Of Wrestling In The Yakima Valley High Schools, Theodore M. Stone

All Master's Theses

Studies have been made on different aspects of wrestling, but very little has been done on the history of wrestling in the Yakima Valley. Because wrestling is a young and growing sport in Washington state, information on the history was studied.


Developing Auditory Discrimination Skills In First Grade, Myrna Harrison Weinman Jul 1966

Developing Auditory Discrimination Skills In First Grade, Myrna Harrison Weinman

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was two-fold. The first objective was to review research done in the area of auditory discrimination to discover how auditory discrimination is related to reading, its importance to reading and whether or not it merits the time required for developing auditory discrimination skills. The second objective was to formulate a collection of games and activities for developing skills in the auditory discrimination of consonants and consonant blends, and present them to a class of first grade children to see if they would aid in developing the required skills. A simple test would be given to ...


The Measurement Of Religious Attitudes Of Men In Residence Halls At Walla Wall College And Whitman College, Norman James Woods Jul 1966

The Measurement Of Religious Attitudes Of Men In Residence Halls At Walla Wall College And Whitman College, Norman James Woods

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is (1) to ascertain from data gathered whether there is a measurable difference of religious attitudes among the residence hall men at Walla Walla College as compared to residence hall men at Whitman College; and (2) determine to what extent the Walla Walla College group subscribes to a position based on the dogma of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.


Wrestling Takedowns And Counters: An Instructional Film Designed For Use In The Physical Education Class, The Intramural Program, And The Athletic Program, Charles Seagrave Jul 1966

Wrestling Takedowns And Counters: An Instructional Film Designed For Use In The Physical Education Class, The Intramural Program, And The Athletic Program, Charles Seagrave

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this project was to develop and produce a sixteen millimeter motion picture, in color, that will aid in the instruction of the phase of amateur wrestling known as takedowns and their counter movements.


The Effects Of Motor Ability Grouping In Physical Education On The Improvement Of Physical Fitness And Certain Game Skills, James D. Black Jul 1966

The Effects Of Motor Ability Grouping In Physical Education On The Improvement Of Physical Fitness And Certain Game Skills, James D. Black

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to evaluate the effects of motor ability grouping in physical education on the improvement of physical fitness and certain game skills. The subjects were boys in the eighth and ninth grades at Baker Junior High School in Tacoma, Washington.


The Relationship Between Agility And Strength Tests And High School Football Ability, Herbert Jerome Richey Jul 1966

The Relationship Between Agility And Strength Tests And High School Football Ability, Herbert Jerome Richey

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine if there is a positive correlation between scores on a series of agility and general strength tests and the best prospective players in high school football.


An Inquiry Into Teaching About Communism In Southwest Washington Senior High Schools, Bertrams Voldemars Keire Jul 1966

An Inquiry Into Teaching About Communism In Southwest Washington Senior High Schools, Bertrams Voldemars Keire

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to review the national trends in teaching about Communism in the secondary schools and (2) to determine the nature and extent of instruction about Communism in the public secondary schools of Southwest Washington.


Isometric Exercise Versus Isotonic Exercise As A Means Of Building And Retaining Strength, Rodney L. Waddell Jul 1966

Isometric Exercise Versus Isotonic Exercise As A Means Of Building And Retaining Strength, Rodney L. Waddell

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to compare results from the selected isotonic exercises as recommended by Steinhaus, the selected isometric exercises as recommended by Karpovich, and a non-directed exercise program on the seventh and eighth grade male students of Monroe Junior High School as a means of building and retaining strength which was measured by the Roger's Strength Test.


A Study Of The Instrumental Music Programs In First Class School Districts In The State Of Washington, Harold M. Sherman Jul 1966

A Study Of The Instrumental Music Programs In First Class School Districts In The State Of Washington, Harold M. Sherman

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to compare the instrumental program in the Highline School District with other programs in first class school districts in the State of Washington.


Jonathan Swift And Women, Gloria Hayden Jun 1966

Jonathan Swift And Women, Gloria Hayden

All Master's Theses

Before any proper study may be made of Swift's attitude toward women, as exemplified in his life and as expressed in his writings, it would seem advisable to review briefly woman's place in society during the period of Swift's mature life. Certainly no just conclusions could be reached regarding the problem of Swift and women unless the study were predicated on an awareness of the position of women in the economic, educational and social life of, roughly, the first half of the eighteenth century.


The Development Of An Art Curriculum For The Intermediate Grades In Kennewick Pubic Schools, Lewis Gustavas Mccord Jun 1966

The Development Of An Art Curriculum For The Intermediate Grades In Kennewick Pubic Schools, Lewis Gustavas Mccord

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to provide an organized art education program for the intermediate grades (grades four, five, and six) in the Kennewick Public School District No. 17; (2) to establish the needed organization and direction necessary to maintain an art program that offers maximum growth in children; and (3) to present a variety of creative art and craft activities that include care and use of materials, correlation with other subject areas, and audio-visual aids.


An Enrichment Program In Science For Gifted Children In Grades One And Two, Margery Alice Skeen Jun 1966

An Enrichment Program In Science For Gifted Children In Grades One And Two, Margery Alice Skeen

All Master's Theses

This paper is a review of the literature and presents a number of suggested concepts that could serve as an enrichment program in science for the gifted child in grades one and two.


The Relative Effectiveness Of An Eight-Week Summer Training Program For Culturally Deprived Preschool Children, Jim L. Weems Jun 1966

The Relative Effectiveness Of An Eight-Week Summer Training Program For Culturally Deprived Preschool Children, Jim L. Weems

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this investigation to measure and interpret the effects of preschool experiential training on a sample of culturally deprived pre-first grade children in Yakima, Washington, in the areas of intellectual ability, visual perceptual development, and social maturity. It was felt that organized data regarding the effects of this training would be helpful in making a determination as to the value of the training itself, and in providing information which would be of use in developing similar programs in the future.


An Investigation Of The Group And Some Simple Algebraic Systems, Helen Kelly Schaal Jun 1966

An Investigation Of The Group And Some Simple Algebraic Systems, Helen Kelly Schaal

All Master's Theses

Most algebraic systems commonly studied have two operations; namely, addition and multiplication. The purpose of this thesis was to study an important class of systems in which there is only one operation.


A Case Study Of Two Disabled Readers Using An Eclectic Remedial Reading Approach, William J. Harrison Jun 1966

A Case Study Of Two Disabled Readers Using An Eclectic Remedial Reading Approach, William J. Harrison

All Master's Theses

This study was conducted with two disabled readers to ascertain the value of an eclectic remedial reading program. No comparisons were made between the two subjects or any other group. The purpose of the study was to fully explain the diagnostic and remedial techniques used on two disabled readers and to relate the success of the eclectic remedial approach.