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Teacher Effectiveness And The Use Of The Minnesota Teacher Attitude Inventory With Special Class Teachers Of The Mentally Retarded In Kansas., James E. Marshall
The problem, as presented in this paper, was to explore some possible values of the Minnesota Teacher Attitude Inventory as a tool to predict teacher effectiveness in special classes for the mentally retarded.
The Frequency Of Occurrence Of Five Factors Which Tend To Interfere With The Home Training Of Pre-Kindergarten Mentally Handicapped Trainable Children, Herbert Munderloh
The purpose of this study was to ascertain how frequently five factors, which tend to interfere with the hone training of pre-kindergarten mentally handicapped trainable children occur. The five factors were: (1) the unrealistic search for medical or surgical cure, (2) the unawareness of the retarded child's trainability, (3) the interference with training on the part of relatives, neighbors, friends, and neighborhood children, (4) the emotional involvement of the parents with their retarded children, and (5) indifference to the need for training the child. In order to obtain this information the following procedure was adopted: 1. The parents of ...
An Analysis Of Objectives Adopted By Teachers Of Beginning Speech Courses In Western Kansas High Schools And Selected College Instructors Of Speech, Quentin Joseph Bogart
The purpose of this investigation was to study and determine types of objectives selected by teachers of beginning speech courses in Western Kansas high schools and to compare these selections with those of certain college speech instructors. An information blank was employed to obtain data from 44 high school speech teachers. Thirteen instructors from colleges and universities in Kansas and bordering states participated in the study also. Sixty percent of the high school group returned completed information sheets, while 50 percent of the college instructors supplied data. Institutions and personnel participating comprised a representative sample of the population. Analysis of ...