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The Growth Of Activities In Kansas High Schools, Beverly H. Brookshire Jul 1950

The Growth Of Activities In Kansas High Schools, Beverly H. Brookshire

Master's Theses

This study of the growth of activities in Kansas High Schools includes those activities most commonly called the extra-curricular activities and is limited to athletics, debate, forensic activities, dramatics, Kansas Association for Youth, and music. The method of conducting the research has been through the use of periodicals, books, and the minutes of meetings of the organizations of control mentioned in this paper.


A Supervisory Program For Elementary Schools, Michael L. Biggs Jul 1950

A Supervisory Program For Elementary Schools, Michael L. Biggs

Master's Theses

The problem of this report specifically stated is as follows: Supervisory program For Elementary Schools. The basic idea is to set up a supervisory program that will be workable and helpful in improving instruction in the smaller schools in communities of the second and third class in Kansas.


Evolution Of The State Board Of Education, Ivan Davis Jul 1950

Evolution Of The State Board Of Education, Ivan Davis

Master's Theses

The specific problem of this report is to trace the growth of the State Board of Education in Kansas. The State Board of Education will be referred to hereafter as the State Board. This board has had its ups and downs but the Constitution of the state clearly placed the responsibility for the creation of a state system of public instruction upon the legislature. The legislature shall encourage the promotion of intellectual, moral, scientific and agricultural improvement, by establishing a uniform system of common 2 schools, and schools of a higher grade, embracing normal, preparatory, collegiate and university departments. Therefore ...


Comparative Effectiveness Of Elementary School Achievement In English Speaking Countries, Arthur R. Self Jul 1950

Comparative Effectiveness Of Elementary School Achievement In English Speaking Countries, Arthur R. Self

Master's Theses

The general problem of this study was to determine the relative effectiveness or general progress of instruction of school children in English speaking countries of the world as compared with the progress in certain Kansas schools. Teachers and headmasters in the foreign countries were careful to mention the fact that many processes of learning are different in their country than it is in the United States. Such spelling words as program (programme), center (centre), and labor (labour) could not be used, and problems dealing in dollars and cents were not used.


Application Of Radio Techniques In The Classroom In The Secondary Schools, Ronald T. Ramsey Jul 1950

Application Of Radio Techniques In The Classroom In The Secondary Schools, Ronald T. Ramsey

Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this thesis to give the types and sources of radio educational programs and to point out the methods and techniques of adapting these programs to the classroom situation, and also to show the equipment necessary in this application and how this equipment may be used. It is also the purpose of this research not only to show how radio sources have been used in the classroom, but also to point out other desirable uses. The Application of Radio Techniques in the Classrooms in the Secondary Schools brings into focus the impact of radio upon education ...


A Study Of Performance In English Skills, Reading Comprehension And Written Composition, Paul Cartson Kennedy Jul 1950

A Study Of Performance In English Skills, Reading Comprehension And Written Composition, Paul Cartson Kennedy

Master's Theses

The problem of this thesis is to determine the extent to which there is direct correlation between a student’s knowledge of general English skills and his performance in reading comprehension and written composition. Certain limitations, definitions of terms, and necessary assumptions naturally come within the scope of the problem. These need to be designated and recognized in order that one may better understand their meaning and significance throughout the study.


The Psycho-Physical Evaluation Of Selected Textbooks In High School English, William G. Hegarty May 1950

The Psycho-Physical Evaluation Of Selected Textbooks In High School English, William G. Hegarty

Master's Theses

That there is a need for scientific analysis and appraisal in the selection of textbooks is well established. The use of a flexible rating scale or chart that may be modified from time to time to meet the needs of present day English fundamentals is of great value ill the selection of high school textbooks. Out of such conditions as these arose the particular problem of this thesis, which, specifically stated, is The Psycho-physical Evaluation of Selected Textbooks in School English. The problem is designated psycho-physical evaluation because the study has two areas of investigation. The physical investigation deals only ...


The Growth Of The Educational Program In Kansas For Handicapped Children, Bill E. Mcarthur May 1950

The Growth Of The Educational Program In Kansas For Handicapped Children, Bill E. Mcarthur

Master's Theses

Kansas, as well as the other forty-seven states, assisted by the Federal Government, has long recognized the need for the caring of the physical well-being of its children. To this end monetary appropriations and various agencies have been set up by legislation to provide food, shelter, and clothing for children whose parents could not provide these essentials. This has al.so been done for those who needed medical care and other physical corrections as well as for those whose mentality has not developed to an extent to permit them to make their way among normal people. However, “Man shall not ...


The Evolution Of Educational Opportunities In Ness County, Kansas, Charles G. Wolfe May 1950

The Evolution Of Educational Opportunities In Ness County, Kansas, Charles G. Wolfe

Master's Theses

It is the problem of this thesis, insofar as possible, to set forth the data necessary in giving one a composite history of the evolution of educational opportunities in Ness County, Kansas. To accomplish this it was necessary to trace the story of the schools, as well as the community, from their very inception in Ness County until the present time. The period to be covered in this study dates back to 1878 when the first schools were established, to the present time.


A Comparative Study Of Four High School Textbooks In Physics Based On A Derived Vocabulary, Harlan Gilbert Bowman May 1950

A Comparative Study Of Four High School Textbooks In Physics Based On A Derived Vocabulary, Harlan Gilbert Bowman

Master's Theses

The specific problem of this thesis is! Comparative Study of Four High School Textbooks in Physics Based _£g Derived Vocabulary. The textbooks used for this study were four in number and at the present time, the state adopted textbooks in physics for Kansas. (1) Elementary Practical Physics by Newton H. Black and Harvey N. Davis, The Macmillan Company, 1945. (2) Modern Physics by Charles C. Dull, Henry Holt and Company, 1945. (3) Elements of Physics by Robert W. Fuller, Reymond B. Brownlee, D. Lee Baker, Allyn and Bacon, 1946. (4) Physics by Walter G. Whitman and A. P. Peck ...


A Study Of The School Load Of Elementary School Principals In Kansas, Loren W. Wellman May 1950

A Study Of The School Load Of Elementary School Principals In Kansas, Loren W. Wellman

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study will be to present the results of facts, figures, opinions, and interpretations of school loads obtained through a questionnaire to a representative group of elementary school principals, within first, second, and third class cities of Kansas.


A Study Of The Attitudes Of 1000 High School Seniors Toward Teaching And The Teaching Profession, Paul R. Cobb May 1950

A Study Of The Attitudes Of 1000 High School Seniors Toward Teaching And The Teaching Profession, Paul R. Cobb

Master's Theses

This study is concerned with The Attitude of 1000 High School Seniors Toward Teachers and the Teaching Profession. Limitations The scope of the study is limited to: (1) High school seniors now enrolled in high schools, (2) High schools within a reasonable radius of Fort Hays Kansas State College, (3) High schools within cities of the second and third class only. The information and data is of a subjective nature inasmuch as it is based upon the students own statements . The problem of analyzing human attitudes and motives is very complex, for often the individual is not fully aware of ...