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Elementary Secondary Education Act, Title Ii Non-Print Expenditures For 1965-1966 In Washington State Public Schools, Edward C. Noack Dec 1967

Elementary Secondary Education Act, Title Ii Non-Print Expenditures For 1965-1966 In Washington State Public Schools, Edward C. Noack

All Master's Theses

The purpose of doing this study was to compile, categorize, report and evaluate the data concerning the purchases of non-print materials by Washington State Public Schools with Federal funds provided through Title II Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. The data was collected from Title II applications submitted by Washington State Public Schools to the State Department of Public Instruction as of June 12, 1967.


A Follow-Up Study Of Business Education In The Public High Schools In The State Of Washington, Myrline Widner Billings Dec 1967

A Follow-Up Study Of Business Education In The Public High Schools In The State Of Washington, Myrline Widner Billings

All Master's Theses

This research study is undertaken to make a comparison of the current status of business education with previous studies to provide educators with information which they may use in making projections for future business education programs in the secondary schools of Washington.


An Investigation Of Teachers’ Attitudes Toward Certain Aspects Of The High School Principal’S Role, William Douglas Garrison Dec 1967

An Investigation Of Teachers’ Attitudes Toward Certain Aspects Of The High School Principal’S Role, William Douglas Garrison

All Master's Theses

This study attempts to determine certain aspects of the roles that teachers expect and desire administrators to play. The following studies suggest that correct information about teachers’ expectations may be useful to an administrator.


Elementary Secondary Education Act, Title Ii Print Expenditures For 1965 – 1966 In Washington State Public Schools, Betty L. Noack Dec 1967

Elementary Secondary Education Act, Title Ii Print Expenditures For 1965 – 1966 In Washington State Public Schools, Betty L. Noack

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this thesis was to compile and report the data showing existing print materials for the public schools in the State of Washington, as shown in the library inventories for the school year 1965-66, and to show the expenditures for Title II, Public Law 89-10 during the same school year, for print materials.


A Study Of Education Beyond High School And Its Relationship To The Occupations Chosen, Doyle Eugene Winter Dec 1967

A Study Of Education Beyond High School And Its Relationship To The Occupations Chosen, Doyle Eugene Winter

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to attempt to find out if there is a general occupational value to the individual in going to college or getting occupational training beyond high school and if there are values, what the specific values might be.


An Examination Of Setting In Six Selected Short Novels Of Katherine Anne Porter, Laurel N. Piippo Dec 1967

An Examination Of Setting In Six Selected Short Novels Of Katherine Anne Porter, Laurel N. Piippo

All Master's Theses

This study will examine various aspects of Katherine Anne Porter's use of setting in six selected short novels.


Standardization Of A Library Skills Test For A Metropolitan School District, David Gearhart Sanford Dec 1967

Standardization Of A Library Skills Test For A Metropolitan School District, David Gearhart Sanford

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study was the standardization of a library skills test for Tacoma, a metropolitan school district of approximately 34,000 pupils in the State of Washington. The test was standardized on the sixth, seventh, eighth, and ninth grade populations of the district using representative samples. Answers were sought to the following questions: (1) Is the library skills test appropriate for the sixth, seventh, eighth, and ninth grades in Tacoma? (2) Is the test appropriate for both boys and girls at these grade levels?


A Proposal For The Organization And Development Of The A. C. Davis Senior High School Learning Resources Center, Donna Delchambre Aug 1967

A Proposal For The Organization And Development Of The A. C. Davis Senior High School Learning Resources Center, Donna Delchambre

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study to explore the factors in the development and the initial planning and organization of a traditional senior high school library that is to function as a learning resources center. In pursuit of this study, the library facilities for the new A. C. Davis Senior High School at Yakima, Washington, are used.


A Scale For Assessing Self-Concept Of Perception Of Independence In Learning And Its Relationship To Underachievement In Intermediate Grades, Michael L. Clark Aug 1967

A Scale For Assessing Self-Concept Of Perception Of Independence In Learning And Its Relationship To Underachievement In Intermediate Grades, Michael L. Clark

All Master's Theses

A total study consisting of three parts was conducted at Hebeler Elementary School (HES) , the laboratory school for Central Washington State College (CWSC). The study was concerned with the measurement and development of independence in learning with intermediate grade students.


Wrestling Refereeing Illustrated: An Instructional Sound Filmstrip Designed For Use In The Physical Education Class, The Intramural Program, The Interschool Wrestling Team, And The Referees’ Association, Alfred Bourque Aug 1967

Wrestling Refereeing Illustrated: An Instructional Sound Filmstrip Designed For Use In The Physical Education Class, The Intramural Program, The Interschool Wrestling Team, And The Referees’ Association, Alfred Bourque

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to produce a sound filmstrip, in color, that will bring new knowledge and reinforce present knowledge of the operation of a wrestling match from the Referee's duties prior to the match until the final match is wrestled.


Financing The Athletic Program In The New High Schools In The State Of Washington, Gary H. Brines Aug 1967

Financing The Athletic Program In The New High Schools In The State Of Washington, Gary H. Brines

All Master's Theses

This study was initiated in an effort to discover how the athletic program has been financed in new high schools in the state of Washington.


The Development Of Self-Teaching Aids For Library Skills For Morgan Junior High School, Reva Dale Bayless Aug 1967

The Development Of Self-Teaching Aids For Library Skills For Morgan Junior High School, Reva Dale Bayless

All Master's Theses

The problem was the development, organization, and sequential use of visual materials in a junior high program of teaching library skills. The emphasis in the use of these materials was placed upon individual self-teaching.


Variable Reinforcement Schedules On A Teacher-Constructed Test, Michael Stephen Palanuk Aug 1967

Variable Reinforcement Schedules On A Teacher-Constructed Test, Michael Stephen Palanuk

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate timing of reinforcement and its relationship to performance on a teacher-constructed test. More specifically, it was concerned with the extent that reinforcement timing influenced learning of seventh grade general science material in physical geology.


A Survey And Comparison Of Current Follow-Up Practices And Curriculum In Special Education Programs In The State Of Washington, Richard Beaudreau Aug 1967

A Survey And Comparison Of Current Follow-Up Practices And Curriculum In Special Education Programs In The State Of Washington, Richard Beaudreau

All Master's Theses

The study surveyed twenty-six districts in the State of Washington that had developed high school special education programs. These districts were surveyed to determine the amount of follow-up that had been conducted in high school special education programs and to provide an evaluation of the program in the districts in which follow-up studies have been conducted.


The Financing Of Outdoor Education In Eight Public School Districts Of Washington State, Jan Ernesto Baldi Aug 1967

The Financing Of Outdoor Education In Eight Public School Districts Of Washington State, Jan Ernesto Baldi

All Master's Theses

This study was concerned with eight of the leading outdoor education school camps which have been organized by public school districts in the State of Washington. The data accumulated answers the following questions: (1) What is the school district's philosophy concerning outdoor education? (2) What type of outdoor education program is offered? (3) What does it cost to operate the outdoor education program? and (4) What is the source of income for the program?


A Survey Of The Relative Merits Of All-Weather Tracks And Traditional Tracks, Elwood Paul Furseth Aug 1967

A Survey Of The Relative Merits Of All-Weather Tracks And Traditional Tracks, Elwood Paul Furseth

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to investigate and compare the advantages and disadvantages of all-weather and traditional track surfaces. Factors to be considered are: (1) installation and maintenance costs; (2) need for repairs and projected life; (3) utilization of the track; (4) satisfaction with track surface; and (5) evaluation of tracks.


Evaluation Of The Non-Graded Primary Reading Program At Munich Elementary No. 1, Charles R. Hammill Aug 1967

Evaluation Of The Non-Graded Primary Reading Program At Munich Elementary No. 1, Charles R. Hammill

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to (1) evaluate the implementation procedures of the nongraded reading program at Munich Elementary No. l; (2) determine whether reporting and recording student progress met the needs of the students and teachers; (3) discover any difficulties inherent in the present system of assigning and grouping children; and (4) relate the level of achievement experienced in this program to the previously employed program as revealed by an opinion survey of the teachers involved in the program.


A Survey Of The Effectiveness Of Grouping By Reading Ability At The Elementary Level, Brian Glenn Kelley Aug 1967

A Survey Of The Effectiveness Of Grouping By Reading Ability At The Elementary Level, Brian Glenn Kelley

All Master's Theses

This study will report the findings of a survey of the literature published between 1962 and 1967. The survey of the literature was limited to grouping by reading ability for the purpose of determining whether or not grouping by reading ability is an effective educational tool which enhances the students' opportunities for achievement.


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.


Attitude Change In Student Teachers And Its Relationship To Cooperating Teachers’ Ratings Of Student Teachers, Dennis Charles Hudson Aug 1967

Attitude Change In Student Teachers And Its Relationship To Cooperating Teachers’ Ratings Of Student Teachers, Dennis Charles Hudson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study was to investigate changes in student teachers' attitudes occurring during student teaching. Specifically, the concern was to determine the relationship of these changes to the influence of the cooperating teachers' attitudes.


A Comparative Analysis Of The Academic Achievement Of The Athlete And Non-Athlete In The Junior High School, Burlan Richard Johnson Aug 1967

A Comparative Analysis Of The Academic Achievement Of The Athlete And Non-Athlete In The Junior High School, Burlan Richard Johnson

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this investigation to determine if there was a significant difference between the academic achievement of the athlete and the non-athlete at the junior high school level.


A Questionnaire Survey Of Physical Education Programs For Boys In The Public Schools Of The State Of Washington, Donald David Knowles Aug 1967

A Questionnaire Survey Of Physical Education Programs For Boys In The Public Schools Of The State Of Washington, Donald David Knowles

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to establish an evaluation of physical education programs for boys in the public schools of the state of Washington.


A Study Of The Relationship Between The Usage Of Communication Media And Passage Of Levies In School Districts In The State Of Washington, Allan Edward Korvola Aug 1967

A Study Of The Relationship Between The Usage Of Communication Media And Passage Of Levies In School Districts In The State Of Washington, Allan Edward Korvola

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to ascertain the effectiveness of communication media in aiding school districts in the passage of school taxation levies; (2) to determine whether direct or indirect components of communication had a more favorable influence upon the passage of taxation levies.


Analysis Regarding Parental Knowledge Of Services For The Mentally Retarded, Stanley F. Gomulkiewicz Aug 1967

Analysis Regarding Parental Knowledge Of Services For The Mentally Retarded, Stanley F. Gomulkiewicz

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study (1) to determine what parents know about the services that are available for the mentally retarded in the State of Washington; (2) to report these findings; and (3) to compare these findings with the services and facilities that are available in the state.


A Flexible Music Schedule For A Small High School, Frederick H. Malcolm Aug 1967

A Flexible Music Schedule For A Small High School, Frederick H. Malcolm

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to organize an effective music schedule which would help the music teacher to: (1) include music as a basic and accepted part of the total curriculum; (2) insure that music would stand in harmonious and consistent relationship to the total school curriculum within a six-period day; (3) provide a fine balance between all aspects of the music program; (4) serve a maximum number of students; (5) allow qualified and talented pupils to participate in both instrumental and vocal music.


A Study Of The Influence Of Boy Scout Experience On Educational Achievement, Robert Francis O'Bryan Aug 1967

A Study Of The Influence Of Boy Scout Experience On Educational Achievement, Robert Francis O'Bryan

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to compare the academic achievement of boys involved in Scouting with that of boys who were non-scouts but who had equal aptitude for learning as measured by standardized intelligence tests. The null hypothesis, that there was no difference in achievement between scouts and non-scouts of equal basic ability, was tested.


A Study Of A Proposed Plan For School District Reorganization In Sultan, Gold Bar And Index, George Thomas Sofie Aug 1967

A Study Of A Proposed Plan For School District Reorganization In Sultan, Gold Bar And Index, George Thomas Sofie

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study was to determine if there was a need for reorganization in Sultan, Gold Bar and Index school districts. If reorganization was needed, this paper will propose a plan by which this reorganization can be carried out.


Community Knowledge Of Mental Retardation And Attitudes Toward The Retarded, Mary C. Speed Aug 1967

Community Knowledge Of Mental Retardation And Attitudes Toward The Retarded, Mary C. Speed

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to survey the community of Pasco, Washington, in order to determine the general knowledge of mental retardation and the attitudes toward the retarded.


A Study Of Anxiety Relative To Academic Achievement And To Sex, Gerald R. Shulenbarger Aug 1967

A Study Of Anxiety Relative To Academic Achievement And To Sex, Gerald R. Shulenbarger

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between anxiety and achievement, and anxiety level and sex. The anxiety level was measured by the Institute for Personality and Ability Testing (IPAT) Anxiety Scale Questionnaire. Specifically, this study investigated how assessed anxiety relates to the achievement of students in Junior level Psychology courses. The courses were Human Growth and Development. Further, the difference in anxiety levels between sexes was studied.


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.