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Utah State University

Educational Leadership

1939

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Some Factors Related To Student Achievement Of Entering Freshmen At The Utah State Agricultural College, James F. Day May 1939

Some Factors Related To Student Achievement Of Entering Freshmen At The Utah State Agricultural College, James F. Day

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The need for study in regard to factors related to student achievement and their possible application as guidance devices for entering freshmen in any college is very evident in our modern life. We have only to look at the increasing college enrollments and to the scarcity of positions for college graduates to realize this. In an effort to meet this need, educators should more and more base their practices on the findings of statistical and experimental studies.


The Interests Of High School Boys In Logan, Utah, C. D. Mcbride May 1939

The Interests Of High School Boys In Logan, Utah, C. D. Mcbride

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

It is generally conceded by psychologists and educators that interest is the starting point for all learning. Effective application of this principle in educational procedure has, however, proved to be far more difficult than it at first appeared. It has given rise to varying types of schools, teaching methods, programs and practices. The activity program, the vitalized education program, the project method, the problem method, the child centered school, the play-and-learn program, and others have had, and still have, their champions and followers, all flying the banner of Dewey's “Interest and Effort” philosophy. The purpose of the study was ...