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An Analysis Of The Fat Reducing Effects Of Participants In Selected, Freshmen Physical Education Classes, Arthur Acuff Dec 1968

An Analysis Of The Fat Reducing Effects Of Participants In Selected, Freshmen Physical Education Classes, Arthur Acuff

All Master's Theses

This study was composed of two problems as follows: 1. To determine if the four physical education activities classes did significantly control fat gain on college freshmen at St. Martin's College. 2. To determine which physical education activity will best control fat gain on college freshmen at St. Martin's College.


A Study In Application Of Positive Reinforcement For Improving Listening Achievement, Ernest J. Bobko Dec 1968

A Study In Application Of Positive Reinforcement For Improving Listening Achievement, Ernest J. Bobko

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to (1) determine the effectiveness of utilizing positive reinforcement techniques to improve listening awareness during the process of receiving verbal instructions; (2) evaluate the use of reinforcement schedules with and without positive reinforcement; (3) determine to what extent a formal program utilizing reinforcement procedure compares with the absence of such procedure in a classroom.


A Proposal For A Comprehensive High School For The Stanwood School District, Raymond Earl Cresap Dec 1968

A Proposal For A Comprehensive High School For The Stanwood School District, Raymond Earl Cresap

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to propose a plan for a new comprehensive high school for the increasing population in the Stanwood School District.


A Study Of Centralized Technical Services For The Organization Of Learning Resource Materials With Examples From Three Selected School Districts, Marilyn Ann Drengson Dec 1968

A Study Of Centralized Technical Services For The Organization Of Learning Resource Materials With Examples From Three Selected School Districts, Marilyn Ann Drengson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to examine the methods used by three school districts--a small district, a medium-sized district, and a larger district--which have set up centralized technical services for the organization of learning resource materials, thereby relieving the individual librarian within the buildings of certain necessary, but time-consuming tasks. These methods will be set down herein and studied with the possibility in mind that districts which do not now provide these services may find some suggestions to consider in deciding upon the feasibility of such services.


A Questionnaire Survey Of Time Allotment For Physical Education, Health, And Lifetime Sports In The “Double A” Schools Of Washington State, Frank W. Bratonia Dec 1968

A Questionnaire Survey Of Time Allotment For Physical Education, Health, And Lifetime Sports In The “Double A” Schools Of Washington State, Frank W. Bratonia

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to survey the administrators of the "Double A" high schools in the State of Washington to determine the amount of time boys' physical education, health, and lifetime sports is offered, and (2) to determine the number of individual activities offered in physical education and the time spent in each.


A Survey Of The Basic Needs For Providing A Satisfactory Driver Education Program In Washington High Schools, Robert Charles Munson Dec 1968

A Survey Of The Basic Needs For Providing A Satisfactory Driver Education Program In Washington High Schools, Robert Charles Munson

All Master's Theses

The driver education program being operated in this state is not adequate in terms of meeting the course standards issued by the U. S. Department of Transportation. The purpose of this study is two- fold: (1) To present a basic course outline that will meet the federal standards, and (2) to assist school district superintendents in determining the essential scheduling and staff requirements to conduct a satisfactory driver education program.


A Proposed Interscholastic Track And Field Training Program For The Junior High School, James L. Hanson Dec 1968

A Proposed Interscholastic Track And Field Training Program For The Junior High School, James L. Hanson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to develop an interscholastic track and field training program suitable to the junior high school level student.


A Study Assessing Changes Occurring In Kindergarten Children At Central School, Hoquiam, Washington, During The School Year 1967-1968 In Terms Of Readiness And Academic Growth, Elizabeth Pinkley Morris Dec 1968

A Study Assessing Changes Occurring In Kindergarten Children At Central School, Hoquiam, Washington, During The School Year 1967-1968 In Terms Of Readiness And Academic Growth, Elizabeth Pinkley Morris

All Master's Theses

A group of fifty-one kindergarten children (23 boys and 28 girls) from Central School in Hoquiam, Washington, were studied for the purpose of evaluating changes occurring during the school year in terms of readiness and academic growth. A series of tests were given in October and November as an inventory of the child's background of skills and readiness in the fall, and the tests were repeated in May to measure any change occurring during the school year.


The Basis Of Angolan Nationalism, Albert V. Vandenberg Dec 1968

The Basis Of Angolan Nationalism, Albert V. Vandenberg

All Master's Theses

Portugal has the largest empire remaining in Africa. Portugal's history there dates to the Columbian period, and its government boasts that a colonial philosophy different from the other colonial powers in Africa is at work. The Portuguese speak of a "civilizing mission," "cultural assimilation," and the "Lusitanization of its colonies. The determination of Portugal to see its policies through and the determination of Angolan nationalists to exact independence and freedom from the Portuguese warrant an investigation of the current revolution and the basis of Angolan nationalism.


A Survey Of The Literature In The Area Of Progress Reporting And Diplomas And Its Implication For Special Education, Ned Clark Dec 1968

A Survey Of The Literature In The Area Of Progress Reporting And Diplomas And Its Implication For Special Education, Ned Clark

All Master's Theses

There is no regular or recommended procedure set forth by the state of Washington pertaining to standards for graduation requirements for special education students. The purposes of this study were two fold: (1) to examine the progress reporting systems in an effort to derive a method of reporting which would serve the needs of students, parents, and school personnel; (2) to help establish graduation requirements for the special education students in the Pateros School District.


A Survey Of The Student Purchases In The Grandview High School In Grandview, Washington, Shirley Marie Lundstrom Nov 1968

A Survey Of The Student Purchases In The Grandview High School In Grandview, Washington, Shirley Marie Lundstrom

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this survey was (1) to determine the purchasing power and buying habits of a typical student, for himself and others, in a small high school over a specific period of time; (2) to compare the amounts (commodities and services) spent by boys and girls; (3) to determine the relative buying habits and purchasing capacities of different high school classes; (4) to ascertain if students living in-town spend more or less than those living out-of-town; and (5) to compare the purchasing results of this survey with two other selected similar surveys that have been completed on consumer buying.


A Study To Determine The Desirability And Content Of A Preparatory Distributive Education Program For The Business Education Curriculum At Ellensburg Senior High School Ellensburg, Washington., Edgar Joe Mcdowell Oct 1968

A Study To Determine The Desirability And Content Of A Preparatory Distributive Education Program For The Business Education Curriculum At Ellensburg Senior High School Ellensburg, Washington., Edgar Joe Mcdowell

All Master's Theses

The problem is to confirm whether or not the merchants of Ellensburg, Washington, feel that a course in preparatory distributive education should be included in the curriculum of Ellensburg High School, and the content such a proposed course of study might include.


The Development Of The Wenatchee Youth Circus As An Extra-Curricular Educational Experience, Paul K. Pugh Sep 1968

The Development Of The Wenatchee Youth Circus As An Extra-Curricular Educational Experience, Paul K. Pugh

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to trace the development of the Wenatchee Youth Circus and its contribution to the educational growth and development of its participants.


A Study Of The Graduates Of The Master Of Education Program At Central Washington State College, 1949-1964, Edward Henry Euken Aug 1968

A Study Of The Graduates Of The Master Of Education Program At Central Washington State College, 1949-1964, Edward Henry Euken

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to determine the vocational status of the graduates of the Master of Education program of Central Washington State College; and (2) to obtain recommendations for improvement of the program.


Effects Of Cubism On American Painting Since 1914, Carl W. Brodin Aug 1968

Effects Of Cubism On American Painting Since 1914, Carl W. Brodin

All Master's Theses

The problem will consist of establishing the beliefs, theories, and methodology of the Cubist movement as formulated by the members of a Parisian group of artists known as Le Groupe du Bateau-Lavoir. The next step will be to attempt to discover these factors in representative paintings produced in America subsequent to 1914. The final step will be to show the extent of the influences by reproducing selected American paintings, quoting current writers, and drawing conclusions.


Adapting The Montessori Approach To Moderately Handicapped Children, Mary E. Croiser Aug 1968

Adapting The Montessori Approach To Moderately Handicapped Children, Mary E. Croiser

All Master's Theses

This paper is meant for the public school special education teacher of moderately handicapped children who has had some teacher training in the Montessori method. It is not the purpose of the paper to prove the Montessori method, but rather to show how some of it could be adapted for use with moderately handicapped children of primary school age.


A Comparative Study Of The Joplin Reading Plan And The Traditional Reading Plan In The Northshore School District, Steven J. Gimurtu Aug 1968

A Comparative Study Of The Joplin Reading Plan And The Traditional Reading Plan In The Northshore School District, Steven J. Gimurtu

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to compare the effectiveness of two reading programs, one using the Joplin Plan of reading, and the other, the Traditional plan of grouping for reading instruction. A comparison of the results of reading achievement test scores was made between the groups.


A Comparison Of Self-Concept Scores Before And After Three Months Job Corps Experience, Alan I. Marshlain Aug 1968

A Comparison Of Self-Concept Scores Before And After Three Months Job Corps Experience, Alan I. Marshlain

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine if a significantly more positive self-concept is developed after approximately three months of Job Corps experiences.


An Analysis Of Washington State Elementary Teachers’ Attitudes Toward Foreign Language Instruction In The Elementary School (Files), Thomas H. Nelson Aug 1968

An Analysis Of Washington State Elementary Teachers’ Attitudes Toward Foreign Language Instruction In The Elementary School (Files), Thomas H. Nelson

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were (1) to ascertain the attitudes and opinions of 125 teachers in first class districts in the State of Washington toward the teaching of a foreign language in elementary schools; and (2) to present a summary of literature on FLES to reveal the thinking of those involved in FLES programs.


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 Comparison Of Two Methods Of Teaching Place Value, Bruce Alan Pennington Aug 1968

A Comparison Of Two Methods Of Teaching Place Value, Bruce Alan Pennington

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study to determine how children who have been taught place value of number by number base systems on the fifth grade level achieve on two standardized achievement tests and a teacher-made test as compared to those children who have been taught using several ideas and techniques of the traditional approach.


A Comparison Of Academic Achievement Between Slow Learning Grouped And Non-Grouped Seventh Grade Students In West Puyallup Junior High School, William George Selig Aug 1968

A Comparison Of Academic Achievement Between Slow Learning Grouped And Non-Grouped Seventh Grade Students In West Puyallup Junior High School, William George Selig

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to compare the academic achievement of seventh grade slow learning students in the modified learning program with those not in the program; (2) to determine if there is any difference in the academic achievement of the two groups. It was the investigator's hypothesis that there would be no significant difference in achievement due to grouping.


A Survey And Evaluation Of Creative Writing Through The Media Of Individualized Movies In The Seventh Grade, Loy Victor Sutton Aug 1968

A Survey And Evaluation Of Creative Writing Through The Media Of Individualized Movies In The Seventh Grade, Loy Victor Sutton

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine if creative writing could be improved through the motivation of individualized movies as compared to the standard creative writing assignment.


An Analysis Of County And Community Resources Available For Social Studies And Science Classes In The Bisbee, Arizona, Area, Lulu G. Smith Aug 1968

An Analysis Of County And Community Resources Available For Social Studies And Science Classes In The Bisbee, Arizona, Area, Lulu G. Smith

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study to determine some county and community resources available for use in the social studies and science classes of the elementary schools in the Bisbee, Arizona, area.


An Investigation Of Public Relations Programs In The First-Class Public School Districts In The State Of Washington, Richard Grove Boon Aug 1968

An Investigation Of Public Relations Programs In The First-Class Public School Districts In The State Of Washington, Richard Grove Boon

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were (1) to identify the school district officers who devoted full- or part-time duty to the promotion of public relations; (2) to identify the types of communication that they employed; and (3) to compare such factors as the previous position held by the public relations officer to the present position held by the public relations officer, the area of emphasis public relations program receives to the competency public relations officer feels in emphasized area, and the size of district student enrollment to the desire for the establishment of full- or part-time public relations positions.


A Survey Of The Types Of Student Cases Studied By The Bellevue Elementary School Guidance Teams Between The Years 1961 - 1966, Raymond R. Bergman Aug 1968

A Survey Of The Types Of Student Cases Studied By The Bellevue Elementary School Guidance Teams Between The Years 1961 - 1966, Raymond R. Bergman

All Master's Theses

The Bellevue School District Guidance Personnel indicated a need for a follow-up study. This was accomplished by means of: (1) a review of the operating procedures used by the elementary school guidance teams, and (2) a review of the types of cases studied by the elementary school guidance teams as stated on the teacher referral form.


A Survey Of Senior Girls’ Attitudes Toward The Home Economics Program At Mark Morris Senior High School In Longview, Washington, Arlis Fulgham Aug 1968

A Survey Of Senior Girls’ Attitudes Toward The Home Economics Program At Mark Morris Senior High School In Longview, Washington, Arlis Fulgham

All Master's Theses

All girls in the State of Washington are required to take one year of homemaking as ninth, tenth, eleventh, or twelfth graders for high school graduation. As a general rule, students take ninth grade homemaking to get the requirement out of the way. This attitude on the part of students is of concern to many homemaking teachers and supervisors. Whether this attitude is influenced by parents, counselors, homemaking teachers, or fellow students is difficult to say. This study is concerned with students' attitudes toward the homemaking program which is offered to them. This study is also concerned with who influences ...


A Study Of Teacher Awareness Of Interest Factors Contributing To Success In Reading Among Intermediate Grades In Eighteen Elementary Schools In California’S Rio Linda Union School District, Charles Ralph Dykstra Aug 1968

A Study Of Teacher Awareness Of Interest Factors Contributing To Success In Reading Among Intermediate Grades In Eighteen Elementary Schools In California’S Rio Linda Union School District, Charles Ralph Dykstra

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the attitudes of classroom teachers concerning factors involved in the development of greater interest in reading among intermediate grade children.


A Survey Of Teachers’ Attitudes Regarding The Effectiveness Of The Nongraded Elementary School, Merton L. Thornton Aug 1968

A Survey Of Teachers’ Attitudes Regarding The Effectiveness Of The Nongraded Elementary School, Merton L. Thornton

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine teachers' expressed attitudes regarding the effectiveness of the nongraded elementary school in the state of Washington, as revealed through a questionnaire study.


Subtraction - - Whole Numbers When The Minuend Contains Fewer Units Than The Subtrahend, Naida Ruth Pino Aug 1968

Subtraction - - Whole Numbers When The Minuend Contains Fewer Units Than The Subtrahend, Naida Ruth Pino

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study was to answer the question: Which method or methods of teaching subtraction are being used in the elementary school today? An attempt also was made to answer the question: Why?