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Master's Theses

Fort Hays State University

1959

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A Comparative Study Of Selected Legislative Provisions In The Field Of Special Education, Wilma Corn Jul 1959

A Comparative Study Of Selected Legislative Provisions In The Field Of Special Education, Wilma Corn

Master's Theses

The purpose of this report was to make a comparative study of selected legislative provisions and to give emphasis to Kansas’ position in that comparison. A form letter was composed which would provide complete coverage (as nearly as possible) of the state’s legislation and board of education rulings. This letter was then printed and mailed out to each of the state’s superintendents of education. Answers were eventually received from all the states. There were five general areas in which comparisons were made. These were: (1) personal attributes of the special education teacher, (2) general qualifications of the special ...


A Study Of Factors Which Contribute To Teacher Turnover In Forty-Nine Selected High Schools In Western Kansas, Terry Dean Keeley Jul 1959

A Study Of Factors Which Contribute To Teacher Turnover In Forty-Nine Selected High Schools In Western Kansas, Terry Dean Keeley

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to find contributing factors influencing teachers in selected high schools of Western Kansas to change teaching positions. No previous study or survey was located which dealt with this problem in Kansas. The procedure employed in this study was to contact several hundred secondary teachers who had changed teaching positions between 1955-1960. Questionnaires were sent to teachers in forty-nine selected high schools of Western Kansas, inviting them to participate in this study. There were 300 questionnaires sent out and 203, or 67 per cent, usable responses were received. Of this number, there were sixty women ...


A Status Study Of The Kansas Elementary School Principal, Charles O. Stones Jul 1959

A Status Study Of The Kansas Elementary School Principal, Charles O. Stones

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the status of the Kansas elementary principal for the school year 1958- 1959, to determine what the status of the Kansas elementary principal should be and to make a comparison between the two. The study was limited to only those public elementary principals who spent the entire day in the elementary school. After the necessary omissions were made present status information concerning 901 Kansas elementary principals was used. The areas of information concerning each principal, as found in “The Kansas Elementary Principal’s Building Report”, Form 94, were as follows: salary; degrees ...


A Study Of The Curriculum And Personal Of Physical Education For Boys In The Secondary Schools Of Kansas With 300 To 400 Students For The Year 01/01/1958-59, Art Newcomer Jul 1959

A Study Of The Curriculum And Personal Of Physical Education For Boys In The Secondary Schools Of Kansas With 300 To 400 Students For The Year 01/01/1958-59, Art Newcomer

Master's Theses

Evaluation is a vital part of good teaching. It is finding out where you are and carefully analyzing how you got there in relationship to where you want to go. It is a process of self-discovery, of stock taking, so that we can find new and better ways to gain desired goals with renewed zest. This study will attempt to inventory and evaluate the curriculum and personnel of physical education for boys in our high schools of Kansas. The real purpose of this study is to reveal some of the facts concerning the curriculum and personnel of the high schools ...