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The Value Of Visual Aids In The Teaching Of American History, Elmer W. Ward Jul 1947

The Value Of Visual Aids In The Teaching Of American History, Elmer W. Ward

Master's Theses

Specifically , the problem involved was experimental and may be stated as follows, “An Experiment to determine the value of visual aids in the teaching of American History during the school year of 1946-47 in a class “B” high school in Kansas."


A Comparative Study Of Four Recent U. S. History Textbooks For The Secondary Schools, Fred P. Unruh Jul 1947

A Comparative Study Of Four Recent U. S. History Textbooks For The Secondary Schools, Fred P. Unruh

Master's Theses

It is the purpose of the author to compare qualitatively, quantitatively, and structurally four recent American history textbooks of the senior high school level with reference to their study aids and suggestions.


Spelling Rules As An Effective Factor In Seventh And Eighth Grade Spelling Achievement, Earl G. Schwartzkopf Jul 1947

Spelling Rules As An Effective Factor In Seventh And Eighth Grade Spelling Achievement, Earl G. Schwartzkopf

Master's Theses

The problem of this study is to investigate the spelling achievement of seventh and eight grade pupils in both the graded elementary and rural schools of Western Kansas.


An Analysis Of The Results Of The State Reading Achievement Test In Selected Counties, 1947, W. Wallace Steeples Jul 1947

An Analysis Of The Results Of The State Reading Achievement Test In Selected Counties, 1947, W. Wallace Steeples

Master's Theses

In general the problem of this thesis is an analysis of achievement performance made by children in Kansas elementary schools through the use of standardized tests prescribed by the State Department of Education. More specifically stated, the thesis is a critical examination of these test results in certain selected counties of the state. An effort is made to discover areas of weakness and, if possible, their causes and to suggest possible remedial measures.


Business Management Of The Small Denominational College, Ruben L. Dumler Jul 1947

Business Management Of The Small Denominational College, Ruben L. Dumler

Master's Theses

Education is big business . This statement does not refer to the vast importance of education in a democracy, but rather to the financial operation of education . In order to operate our many institutions of higher learning, millions of dollars are spent . Education as well as industry was affected by the economic depression of our country and of the world during the early thirties . Income of the higher institutions of learning was decreasing and enrollment was on the decline , yet the amount of income and expenditure during this period was tremendous . The denominational college, or church controlled and supported college, plays ...


A Study Of The State Aid Laws And Their Application In Certain Selected States, Marvin J. Dumler Jul 1947

A Study Of The State Aid Laws And Their Application In Certain Selected States, Marvin J. Dumler

Master's Theses

Upon exploration of recent literature pertaining to school finance, abundant evidence was found to support the contention that state aid is necessary for adequate financial support for public education. The writer has been interested in educational finance for some time, and, after considerable investigation, has chosen a thesis problem which is: To study the school laws pertaining to school finance and their application in certain selected states and to suggest modifications to the state aid laws in Kansas.


The Comparative Achievement Of Entering College Freshmen Based On Standardized Tests And Semester Grade Point, Floyd L. Reed May 1947

The Comparative Achievement Of Entering College Freshmen Based On Standardized Tests And Semester Grade Point, Floyd L. Reed

Master's Theses

To any interested reader or teacher, the purpose of this study was to discover significant differences, if any, in achievement of student s in the three classes of high schools. This brings the reader directly to the general problem of the thesis which may be stated as follows, "The Comparative Achievement of Entering College Freshmen Based on Standardized Tests and Semester Grade Point. More specifically , the problem was to discover: (1) significant differences , if any, in achievement of college freshmen from class “A” , "B" and “C” high schools in Kansas, by the use of standardized tests in English, mathematics, physical ...