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Research Into The Characteristics Of Effective High School Principals: A Case Study Of Leadership Practices Used In The High School Setting, Gregory G. Wilkey May 2013

Research Into The Characteristics Of Effective High School Principals: A Case Study Of Leadership Practices Used In The High School Setting, Gregory G. Wilkey

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The lack of successful leadership in many public high schools across the United States has resulted in a leadership crisis, the lack of ability to transform schools, and low student achievement. This study sought to identify characteristics of two successful high school principals who have directed high schools during a period of unprecedented student academic growth.

The purpose of this study was to examine the key leadership characteristics of principals at two different high schools: (a) Good-to-Great High School (GTGHS) and (b) Overachieving High School (OHS). This study was a qualitative exploratory case study with an inductive approach using interviews ...


Effects Of Professional Development On Infusing Engineering Design Into High School Science, Technology, Engineering And Math (Stem) Curricula, Zanj Kano Avery Jan 2009

Effects Of Professional Development On Infusing Engineering Design Into High School Science, Technology, Engineering And Math (Stem) Curricula, Zanj Kano Avery

Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of professional development (PD) on the infusion of engineering design into high school curricula. Four inservice teachers with backgrounds in physics, chemistry, industrial education, math, and electrical engineering participated in the 2006 National Center of Engineering and Technology Education (NCETE)-sponsored PD workshops at California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA) and provided three sources of data that were used to answer the research question, “What are the effects of PD on infusing engineering design into high school science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curricula”? Three major themes emerged from the ...


Competencies Required Of High School Distributive Education Students For Entry-Level Employment In Selected Cedar City Businesses, Mervin W. Prince May 1979

Competencies Required Of High School Distributive Education Students For Entry-Level Employment In Selected Cedar City Businesses, Mervin W. Prince

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

"The preparation of youth to succeed in the world of work is an important objective of the American high school."1 Students enroll in high school distributive education to develop an employable skill. The instructional program provides students with a variety of learning activities related to their occupational goals.

Distributive education has expanded to serve the whole range of distributive occupations, after starting mainly as a means of training retail sales persons. An important characteristic of distributive education has been the necessity for rapid adjustment to the changing business conditions.


An Analysis Of Selected Factors Related To Job Satisfaction As Determined By A Survey Of Business Teachers Employed In Utah Public High Schools, Patricia Dianne O'Reagan May 1974

An Analysis Of Selected Factors Related To Job Satisfaction As Determined By A Survey Of Business Teachers Employed In Utah Public High Schools, Patricia Dianne O'Reagan

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

Origin and nature of the problem

Work is an important aspect of the total life experience. It has been estimated that man spends a total of one-third of his waking hours each week engaged in some type of work.

As an important aspect of life in our culture, satisfying work contributes to man's sense of general well-being and feeling of personal worth. Work that is not personally satisfying tends to have the opposite effects. (25, p. 329)

The above quote, taken from Siegel's Industrial Psychology, discusses an important problem in this age of technology--job satisfaction.

Several personal characteristics ...


A Study Of Data Processing Employment Opportunities For High School Graduates In The Ogden Area With Implications For Secondary Business Education, Val C. Stauffer May 1969

A Study Of Data Processing Employment Opportunities For High School Graduates In The Ogden Area With Implications For Secondary Business Education, Val C. Stauffer

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

LaSalle found that while automation is increasing at an even accelerating pace, little emphasis is apparent in high school curriculums on the significance of automated processes for prospective office workers. He further stated that business education departments should study local situations and prepare students to qualify for available data processing employment.

The need for data processing training in the Ogden area is evident in the frequent requests by local employers for people trained in data processing.


Guidelines For Establishing A Cooperative Distributive Education Program At Box Elder High School, Keith Fillmore May 1969

Guidelines For Establishing A Cooperative Distributive Education Program At Box Elder High School, Keith Fillmore

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

The development of education in the United States to its present standard has been a major contribution to the concept of democracy the world over. The education of people has been all-important to industrial progress.

Vocational training for distributive occupations is not in opposition to other kinds of education; in fact, vocational education is a vital part of education for a great number of persons. vocational training for distributive occupations has definite fundamental contributions to make toward the achievement of the major purposes of education in a democracy. These major purposes of vocational education are usually stated as: self-realization, civic ...


A Survey Of The Cedar City High School Graduates Who Have Taken The One-Year Gregg Shorthand Course, Richard Manning Webster May 1969

A Survey Of The Cedar City High School Graduates Who Have Taken The One-Year Gregg Shorthand Course, Richard Manning Webster

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Statement of Purpose: The purpose of this study was twofold: (1) to ascertain the value of the training received in the one-year shorthand program at the Cedar City High School, Cedar City, Utah, as indicated by the graduates of the program; and (2) to suggest ways in which the Cedar City High School business education department may improve the curricula insofar as the one-year shorthand program is concerned.

Methods and Sources Used: A follow-up study in the form of a survey was made of the graduates of Cedar City High School who participated in the one-year shorthand program. Permission to ...


Student Understanding And Use Of Tobacco In Box Elder Senior And Junior High Schools, Douglas M. Stoker May 1968

Student Understanding And Use Of Tobacco In Box Elder Senior And Junior High Schools, Douglas M. Stoker

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Student. understanding and use of tobacco was studied under the 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 1155 students were sampled with the use of a questionnaire. It was found that there was no significant difference in the scores of boys and girls. The senior high students were better informed than the ninth grade or junior high students.

The majority (81 percent) of all students surveyed were of the opinion that the pleasure derived from smoking was ...


An Analysis Of Parental Attitudes Toward The Instrumental Music Program In The High Schools Of Bingham County, Idaho, Clark R. Gardner May 1965

An Analysis Of Parental Attitudes Toward The Instrumental Music Program In The High Schools Of Bingham County, Idaho, Clark R. Gardner

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Since the end of World War I instrumental music has become an important and accepted part of the secondary school curriculum (17, pp. 56-59). According to a recent report published by the American Music Conference, Chicago, Illinois (19, p.3), there were in 1963 eleven million students studying music in the schools of America.

There have been numerous studies conducted t o determine the purpose and objectives of instrumental music. Many studies have also been made to ascertain what the parents' feelings are toward their schools. Yet there has been very little research or study accomplished concerning the feelings or ...


Relative Curricular Emphasis In Some Utah High Schools During The 1941-1951 Years, Edward W. Payne May 1953

Relative Curricular Emphasis In Some Utah High Schools During The 1941-1951 Years, Edward W. Payne

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

To have a sound and complete philosphy of education is a relative must for all people concerned with the teaching of children. Fortunate is the school whose administration and faculty have in common a functional definition of the term "curriculum" and its place in their total philosophy of education. The school program of only a few decades ago consisted of the strict disciplinary type of teaching, with only a few available subjects which were intended to develop the total capactities of the student. The new philosophy recognizes the variation in students as individuals. One must not assume that there is ...


A Comparison Of The Band And Orchestral Programs In The High Schools Of Utah, George D. Harris May 1952

A Comparison Of The Band And Orchestral Programs In The High Schools Of Utah, George D. Harris

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

In the schools of Utah, as elsewhere in the nation, a situation has arisen which is of vital importance to the continuance of orchestral music. We find, on the basis of casual observation, that the string instruments are not being taught on an equal basis with the band instruments. It is generally assumed that band and orchestra instruction are equally desirable in an instrumental program. Unfortunately, many school authorities are not aware of the necessity of such equal opportunities for school children and as a result we may find string music relegated to an insecure position in our educational system.


A Study Of Boys' Gymnasium Clothing Procedures In Utah High Schools Of Region One For 1952, Remo J. Polidori May 1952

A Study Of Boys' Gymnasium Clothing Procedures In Utah High Schools Of Region One For 1952, Remo J. Polidori

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

It is highly desired, by authorities in the field of education, that costumes be required of students when participating in physical education activities. Since most schools do require all students to take part in physical education, it is believed that the proper wearing apparel adds to the effectiveness and wholesomeness of the class.


Evaluation Of Aspects Of The Guidance Programs In The Salt Lake City High Schools: An Opinion Survey, Liliuo Poulter May 1952

Evaluation Of Aspects Of The Guidance Programs In The Salt Lake City High Schools: An Opinion Survey, Liliuo Poulter

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

A significant phase of the modern high school curriculum is the program of specialized guidance services to pupils. The importance of providing personalized services as a means of aiding individuals to grow toward social and occupational adequacy is becoming more and more definitely recognized by educators today.


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.


An Evaluation Of The Health And Physical Education Programs In The High Schools Of Utah, Israel C. Heaton May 1941

An Evaluation Of The Health And Physical Education Programs In The High Schools Of Utah, Israel C. Heaton

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

During the past ten years there has been an increased evidence of the importance of health and physical education in the United States. Leaders in this field are attempting to establish physical education in its rightful place in the school curriculum.


A Comparison Of Transported With Non-Transported Pupils In The High Schools Of The Millard County School District, Golden P. Wright May 1940

A Comparison Of Transported With Non-Transported Pupils In The High Schools Of The Millard County School District, Golden P. Wright

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The transportation of pupils to and from our schools has grown by leaps and bounds during the past few years until now it has developed into an educational activity of major importance. The Utah school bus which collided with a freight train in Novemeber 1938 and carried 23 of its passengers to their death was but one of over 86,000 such motor vehicles in operation in the United States during the school year of 1938-1939. Approximately 4,000,000 school children rode these buses daily over school-bus routes that extended in exess of 1,000,000,000 mildes. the ...


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 ...


An Evaluation Of The Functions And Types Of Student Body Government In Utah High Schools, In Terms Of Approved Principles And Practices, Lowell E. Stanley Aug 1934

An Evaluation Of The Functions And Types Of Student Body Government In Utah High Schools, In Terms Of Approved Principles And Practices, Lowell E. Stanley

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study is threefold: First, to describe the forms of government used in the Utah High Schools; second, to find out how the Student Body Government functions in the Utah High Schools; third, to show the activities the students participate in as a body.