Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Education Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

PDF

Utah State University

Educational Leadership

1950

Articles 1 - 5 of 5

Full-Text Articles in Education

Establishing Criteria For The Pre-Service Selection Of Teachers With Special Application To The Utah State Agricultural College, Howard H. Barron May 1950

Establishing Criteria For The Pre-Service Selection Of Teachers With Special Application To The Utah State Agricultural College, Howard H. Barron

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Our American culture and civilization depends in large measure upon the recruiting of the right kind of men and women to be teachers in our American schools and colleges. All professions depend on effective teaching for their life blood. Many educators and colleges during the past few years have become concerned with pre-service selection methods for improving the teaching personnel. This concern has become somewhat intensified at the present time, largely as a result of four factors. One factor is the large number of returning servicemen, who are turning to teaching as a career. A second factor is improved salaries ...


A Study Of Tenure And The Orderly Demotion Or Dismisal Of Teachers In The State Of Utah, Sidney L. Wyatt May 1950

A Study Of Tenure And The Orderly Demotion Or Dismisal Of Teachers In The State Of Utah, Sidney L. Wyatt

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The problem of this study is to determine, so far as possible, the conditions, reasons, and underlying motives which have led to the dismissal, demotion, or non-issuance of contracts to teachers in the state of Utah during a recent five-year period, 1943-1947, and also what methods have been used in terminating the tenure of those teachers who have been considered undesriable by their employers. The study will seek to reveal the extent to which the professional education associations are influential in determining policies for the dismissal of teachers. It is hoped that from this study some suggestions may emerge which ...


A Study To Determine Where And At What Age Senior Boys In Three Selected Senior High Schools Of Utah Acquired Knowledge And Skill In Activities, A Hue Jewkes May 1950

A Study To Determine Where And At What Age Senior Boys In Three Selected Senior High Schools Of Utah Acquired Knowledge And Skill In Activities, A Hue Jewkes

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study is to determine the student's ability (according to his own rating), where his interests lie, and at what age, and where male students first learned physical activities that are taught in the high schools of Utah.


Development Of A College-Entrance Vocabulary Test For Utah State Agricultural College, Alpha Lee Rist May 1950

Development Of A College-Entrance Vocabulary Test For Utah State Agricultural College, Alpha Lee Rist

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

This research project endeavors to supply the need for a vocabulary testing device for the admittance and guidance of entering freshman students at Utah State Agricultural College at Logan, Utah. The need is for a test designed specifically to predict possibilities of success in courses which incoming students encounter and in whcih they are required to progress at a rate considered satisfactory according to college standards. The program followed in this study is two-fold: (1) to develop a vocabulary test, and (2) to verify the sucess of this test as a predictor of grade-point averages. The testing device herein developed ...


The History Of The Utah Education Association, Carl H. Taylor May 1950

The History Of The Utah Education Association, Carl H. Taylor

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

This study seeks to present a history of the Teacher Organizations which have functioned in Utah from 1860 to 1940. Since 1892 their association has been known as the Utah Education Association. This study is a phase of the history of education as as such shares in the purposes claimed for such studies. A statement of general purposes of such studies is as follows: 1. To gain a knowledge of the history of the Utah Education Association as an important part of the professional training of the teacher of the school administrator. 2. The history of education is an ally ...