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A Teacher Evaluation Of In-Service Education Practices In Western Kansas Elementary Schools., Roland D. Nelson Jul 1954

A Teacher Evaluation Of In-Service Education Practices In Western Kansas Elementary Schools., Roland D. Nelson

Master's Theses

The problem in this investigation is to discover teacher reaction to various in- service education practices and techniques utilized by administrators and teachers in the development of in-service education programs in the elementary schools of Western Kansas. In order to arrive at general evaluations concerning in-service education, an opinionnaire was sent to 300 selected teachers in graded elementary schools having a designated principal and at least three teachers. Data were obtained from 120 returned opinionnaires which represents a 40 per cent response to the survey. For the purpose of comparison, a study was also made of authoritative literature relevant to ...


Educational Theories And Curriculum Aspects Of American And Cyprus Secondary Schools, Andreas M. Kazamias Jul 1954

Educational Theories And Curriculum Aspects Of American And Cyprus Secondary Schools, Andreas M. Kazamias

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to compare American and Cyprus secondary education, in regard to purposes, content, organization and presentation in an attempt to arrive at unbiased generalizations whereby the two systems might be viewed more critically. In order to obtain reliable information on the American and Cyprus secondary education the following procedures were adopted: 1. Fourteen American states were selected, two from each of the s even divisions as listed in the Research Bulletin of t he National Education Association entitled Trends in City School Organization. A letter was sent to the superintendent of public instruction in each ...


A Study Of Administrative Practices In School Lunch Programs In Kansas, Clyde D. Hargadine Jul 1954

A Study Of Administrative Practices In School Lunch Programs In Kansas, Clyde D. Hargadine

Master's Theses

The purpose of this investigation was to study state- supervised school lunch programs in city schools of Kansas to disclose some of the more common administrative practices and to determine the degree of satisfaction with these same programs as measured by school administrators who were associated with them. The questionnaire was used to gather data from all school lunch programs in cities of the first and second classes and programs in one third of the cities of the third class. Usable responses were received from 79 percent of first-class city schools, from 85 percent of second-class city schools, and from ...


The County Superintendent In A County-Unit System Adaptable To Kansas, Leonard F. Howell Jul 1954

The County Superintendent In A County-Unit System Adaptable To Kansas, Leonard F. Howell

Master's Theses

This study was prompted, in part, by the realization that there does exist an urgent need to strengthen the intermediate educational agency if it is to continue as a progressive force in the education of children in Kansas. The comprehensiveness of' the study was limited by sociological, topographical, and environmental factors directly related to the office of county superintendent of schools and by existing, educational statutory provisions. The specific problem of this study is to ascertain, with as few modifications as possible at a later date, how the office of county superintendent in a county-unit system could be made adaptable ...


A Study Of Opinions Relative To The Kinsley Junior-Senior High School, 1954, Robert Wayne Herron Jul 1954

A Study Of Opinions Relative To The Kinsley Junior-Senior High School, 1954, Robert Wayne Herron

Master's Theses

The specific problem of the study is to determine through the medium of an inventory the opinions of the pupils, parents, and teachers serving and served by the Kinsley, Kansas Junior-Senior High School relative to their specific and general satisfaction and dissatisfaction with the above mentioned school. The overall objective is to make recommendations for such changes in the school program as indicated by the data from the opinion inventories.


Elements Of Difficulty In Arithmetic Experienced By High School Mathematics Students, Merril F. Durr Jul 1954

Elements Of Difficulty In Arithmetic Experienced By High School Mathematics Students, Merril F. Durr

Master's Theses

Many pupils experience a more-than-ordinary difficulty with the fundamental processes of arithmetic. This study is an attempt to determine what problems lead to this difficulty in understanding common mathematical concepts.


Pupil Transportation Services Provided By The Forty-Eight State Departments Of Education, Joe L. Blattner Apr 1954

Pupil Transportation Services Provided By The Forty-Eight State Departments Of Education, Joe L. Blattner

Master's Theses

The problem of this study is to ascertain the services provided by state departments of education in the area of pupil transportation. This research, which was initiated during the school year of 1952 and finished in the fall of 1953, involved a study of pupil transportation services provided by the forty-eight state departments of education. The validity of this investigation is limited by the accuracy of the replies to the questionnaires.