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Inventory Of Economic Understanding Of Sky View High School Graduates, 1966, J. Karl Worthington May 1967

Inventory Of Economic Understanding Of Sky View High School Graduates, 1966, J. Karl Worthington

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

All societies are faced with the problems of what to produce, how to produce, and for whom to produce goods and services. To each of the many facets of each of these questions are many alternatives. The different economic systems in the world allow different segments or parts of the system's population to select the answers to economic questions from the alternatives to the economic questions all systems face. The quality of the decisions made is of vital importance to the progress of the particular economic system.


A Guide For The College Supervisor Of Business Education In Training Student Teachers At The College Of Southern Utah, Larry A. Olsen May 1967

A Guide For The College Supervisor Of Business Education In Training Student Teachers At The College Of Southern Utah, Larry A. Olsen

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

The first and most serious concern for the college supervisor is the lack of a definite description of his job. Perhaps the cause of this dilemma is the divergent practices of the different teacher education programs offered by teacher training institutions.

Student teaching is considered to be the pinnacle of the education spiral for student teachers who are training to become professional teachers. The college supervisor of student teachers is one of the most influential individuals in guiding the student through the teacher training program. An efficient college supervisor is one who is aware of his responsibilities and who practices ...


A Follow-Up Study To Determine What Principles Of Bookkeeping And Accounting The 1959-1965 Graduates Of Davis High School Are Using In Their Personal And Vocational Activities, Lemuel J. Willis May 1967

A Follow-Up Study To Determine What Principles Of Bookkeeping And Accounting The 1959-1965 Graduates Of Davis High School Are Using In Their Personal And Vocational Activities, Lemuel J. Willis

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

Statement of the problem

This study of the graduates of Davis High School. Kaysville, Utah, who took one or more years of bookkeeping between the years 1959 and 1965, was made to determine what principles of bookkeeping and accounting are being used or have been used in their personal and vocational activities.


A Comparative Study Of 8th And 9th Grade Algebra Students At Clayton Junior High School, Steven Spencer Terry May 1967

A Comparative Study Of 8th And 9th Grade Algebra Students At Clayton Junior High School, Steven Spencer Terry

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

With the inclusion of algebra in the eighth grade in the curricula of Clayton Junior High School there has been created a need for some means of identifying students who are likely to be successful in algebra at this level. For the most part, it has only involved, in the past, advising students with very low grades in arithemetic not to take algebra.


An Investigation Of Computer Assisted Instruction, Dennis C. Jensen May 1967

An Investigation Of Computer Assisted Instruction, Dennis C. Jensen

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

Background

It appears that technological innovations have increased pressures on all elements of society including education. The forces of change are creating pressures on the organization structure, teaching content, and teaching methodology. One of these technological innovations is the computer. Educators have shown increasing interest in the use of computers for classroom teaching, especially within the past few years , and many basic questions have been raised .

Statement of the problem

It was the purpose of this study to investigate the role of computer assisted instruction in our education process with emphasis on individualizing instruction, teacher's role, limitations, and future ...


A Suggested Integrated Course Of Study For A Secretarial Studies Program At Bonneville High School, Brenda A. Wilde May 1967

A Suggested Integrated Course Of Study For A Secretarial Studies Program At Bonneville High School, Brenda A. Wilde

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

Speeches are given and articles are written about the changing dimensions of the world of work. As knowledge increases and improvements are made in the field of business, jobs vary accordingly. Since change is inevitable and desirable, business education courses need to prepare students for tomorrow.

Rose states that:

Business education subject matter is neither static nor parochial . Electronics have accelerated the world's business and is creating a near revolution in our vocational business education classroom.

This near revolution mentioned by Rowe has caused me to ask, "Are my students going out into the business world knowing what is ...


Liahona High School, Its Prologue And Development To 1965, Delworth Keith Young May 1967

Liahona High School, Its Prologue And Development To 1965, Delworth Keith Young

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

Information concerning the Tongan Islands, the Friendly Islands as they are often called, is scant. As an educator teaching in Tonga, the author was very disappointed that so little information was in published form about this island kingdom. Virtually no written information was available concerning the new school assignment.

The author began a quest for information which resulted in this research. The writer held interviews with various missionaries, teachers, and church builders who had been in Tonga and at the newly designed Liahona High School. Some of their observations seemed to be in conflict. All agreed that a written history ...


A Follow-Up Study Of The High School Graduates From The Cache County School District From 1956 Thru 1965, Dennis Howard Hancock May 1967

A Follow-Up Study Of The High School Graduates From The Cache County School District From 1956 Thru 1965, Dennis Howard Hancock

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Since any education institution is judged in terms of what it contributes to its students and to the welfare of society, it is almost certain that a follow-up study of the students will provide information that could aid in evaluating and improving the school's guidance and instructional programs; identifying needs and problems of graduates for future service by the school; and bringing the school and community closer together by promoting common understanding.

Follow-up studies are considered one of the most reliable methods of determining the effectiveness of educational programs. It is believed that this follow-up study can provide the ...


Teenage Marriage In Relation To Continuance In School, Marguerite Fryer May 1967

Teenage Marriage In Relation To Continuance In School, Marguerite Fryer

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

This study was a comparison of the teenage married girls in school and the married girls who dropped out of school in the Stockton Unified School District, in Stockton, California during the 1966-67 school year. The girls who stay in school seem to have a more conducive home environment than the girls who drop out of school. The in school girls had the following advantages: They had more fathers who approved of their marriage; they had a significantly larger number of mothers who approved of their spouses after marriage; they were not running away from parental authority; their parents had ...


A History Of Intercollegiate Wrestling At Utah State University, Delwin W. Mccrary May 1967

A History Of Intercollegiate Wrestling At Utah State University, Delwin W. Mccrary

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

This study presents a historical account of intercollegiate wrestling at Utah State University, from its introduction into the athletic program in 1921 until the school year of 1966. Data were gathered by use of historical research methods and personal interviews.

The intercollegiate wrestling program at Utah State University has shown steady growth and development since its introduction in 1922. The primary motivating force behind the wrestling program was George "Doc" Nelson.

The expanding of all phases of collegiate athletics has necessitated a more complex program. Wrestling at U.S.U. has followed this national trend in program development and has ...


A Study Of Problems Preventing The Implementation Of Programs For The Educable Mentally Retarded In Utah, John L. Beitia May 1967

A Study Of Problems Preventing The Implementation Of Programs For The Educable Mentally Retarded In Utah, John L. Beitia

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The purposes of the study were to determine the level of priority of importance of administrative problem areas and specific problem items preventing the implementation of special programs for the educable mentally retarded in Utah. The study was conducted using a survey of twenty-seven school districts in the state of Utah lacking a sequential program for the educable mentally retarded in grades one through six.

A questionnaire was sent to 184 selected respondents, including school board chairmen, superintendents, and elementary principals. Responses were received from 92 percent of the original selection. The respondent was asked to rank each of the ...


A Description Of Change In School Expenditures In The San Juan School District From 1951 To 1965 And An Analysis Of Student Achievement During The Same Period, Kenneth B. Maughan May 1967

A Description Of Change In School Expenditures In The San Juan School District From 1951 To 1965 And An Analysis Of Student Achievement During The Same Period, Kenneth B. Maughan

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The setting for this longitudinal cost-quality study was unique insofar as it provided the rare opportunity to involve a district that had undergone a "rags to riches" transition during the past decade.

The purpose of the study was twofold: (1) To report changes in the "learning opportunities" that were brought about as a r esult of money. (2) To determine if the per pupil expenditure level had any influence on the learning opportunities of pupils in the San Juan School District, as measured by the achievement gains on the California Achievement Test.

Three hypotheses were tested, all of which hypothesized ...


A Suggested Mathematics Curriculum For Preparation Of Teachers Of Modern Secondary School Mathematics In Utah, Harold Nolan Philips May 1967

A Suggested Mathematics Curriculum For Preparation Of Teachers Of Modern Secondary School Mathematics In Utah, Harold Nolan Philips

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

"New math" has drastically changed secondary mathematics and the demands on the secondary ma thematics teacher. The changes and e ffects of changes w re studied with emphasis on suggested programs in teacher preparation.

Questionnaires were given to one hundred four secondary mathematics teachers in Utah. Fifty-e ight w rt: returned, of which fifty were usable. The questionnaire contained twenty-six mathematics courses offered to mathematics education majors in Utah universities . The teachers indicated which courses were valuable to them in teaching secondary school mathematics . Rank order correlation coefficients were calculated among subgroups of the questionnaire to determine internal consistency. All ...


A Logical Classification Of And Recommendations For The Utah Education Law, Thurman M. White May 1967

A Logical Classification Of And Recommendations For The Utah Education Law, Thurman M. White

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

As our society becomes more complex, it follows that the laws governing this society become more numerous and more complicated. Problems arise relative to local, state, and federal control, necessitating further interpretation and ultimately new laws. Th e areas where legal confusion is most obvious are those subject to control by all levels of government: local, state, and federal.


Student Understanding And Use Of Tobacco In Selected Schools Of Cache County, Utah, Kirk E. Brotherson May 1967

Student Understanding And Use Of Tobacco In Selected Schools Of Cache County, Utah, Kirk E. Brotherson

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Student understanding and use of tobacco was studied under t he following specific areas: specific knowledge as it relates to smoking and health; student opinions and attitudes toward smoking; smoking experience; and the influence of certain factors on smoking status.

About 700 students were sampled with the use of a questionnaire. The number of students was divided about equally among four schools and between boys and girls at each grade level, grades seven through twelve. It was found t hat boys were better informed than girls about tobacco as it relates to health. Also, the senior high school students were ...


A Comparison Of Intellectually Normal Children, Mentally Retarded Adolescents, And Mentally Retarded Adults On A Three Dimensional Concept Formation Sorting Task, James C. Kamprud May 1967

A Comparison Of Intellectually Normal Children, Mentally Retarded Adolescents, And Mentally Retarded Adults On A Three Dimensional Concept Formation Sorting Task, James C. Kamprud

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The purposes of this study were: (1) to compare nine groups of subjects composed of intellectually normal children, mentally retarded adolescents, and mentally retarded adults on a three dimensional concept formation task; (2) to determine the effects of discrimination training on the sortings of the nine groups on the experimental task.

The 207 subjects of this study were divided into nine groups. Seven of t he groups, consisting of high average and low average grade 3, superior high average, and low average grade 6, and high and low adolescent retardates were chosen on the bases of school grade level (3 ...


A Photographic Record Of Selected Industries Of Box Elder County, Robert E. Jensen May 1967

A Photographic Record Of Selected Industries Of Box Elder County, Robert E. Jensen

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

This thesis is primarily a photographic study of past and present industries of Box Elder County, Utah. A variety of industries have been established in this county since it was first settled in 1851. This study illustrates the varying degrees of growth and recession of industries within the county and also depicts the many changes in industry over the past century.

The main purpose of the study was to gather photographs and pertinent information concerning the major industries of the county. It was proposed that this material would be useful to industrial arts teachers in their responsibility of presenting industry ...