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Master's Theses

Fort Hays State University

1962

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A Research Survey On The Introduction Of Individualized Reading In The Elementary School, Eugene C. Wiltfong Jul 1962

A Research Survey On The Introduction Of Individualized Reading In The Elementary School, Eugene C. Wiltfong

Master's Theses

The purpose of this research was: (1) to examine more fully the literature on individualized reading in order to gain a concrete understanding of the issues and problems involved; and (2) to learn some steps which are necessary for developing an individualized reading program in the classroom. Since the present emphasis on individualized reading has become nationally recognized in the last ten years, the study was limited chiefly to periodicals containing studies and writings of proponents of the individualized reading program. An individualized reading program is to be distinguished from a basal reading program in that no reliance is placed ...


The Ungraded Primary As An Administrative Device, Irene L. Thompson Jul 1962

The Ungraded Primary As An Administrative Device, Irene L. Thompson

Master's Theses

The purpose of the study was to appraise the ungraded primary as an administrative device providing for individual differences of pupils through the media of instruction. The study was confined to Miller Elementary School, Dodge City, Kansas, where the ungraded primary has been in operation for two years; however, the study includes reports from other schools having similar organizational plans. In order to obtain the desired information two questionnaires were prepared. The first questionnaire was used with the teaching staff of Miller Elementary School. The purpose was to gather information as to how the ungraded primary had helped each teacher ...


A Study To Develop Expectancy Tables And Correlations For Prediction Of Grades In English, Algebra, And General Mathematics From Selected Subtests Of The Differential Aptitude Test, Marjorie B. Simons Jul 1962

A Study To Develop Expectancy Tables And Correlations For Prediction Of Grades In English, Algebra, And General Mathematics From Selected Subtests Of The Differential Aptitude Test, Marjorie B. Simons

Master's Theses

A testing program is considered one of the important tools of counseling. Although test results should never be used as the only evidence of intellectual ability and aptitude of the student, they do play an important part in the evaluation of the student in the counseling experience.


A Study To Predict Success In Mathematics For Students In The Secondary Schools Of Dodge City, Kansas, Lucille D. Wilson Jul 1962

A Study To Predict Success In Mathematics For Students In The Secondary Schools Of Dodge City, Kansas, Lucille D. Wilson

Master's Theses

In the United States equal educational opportunities for every child is an ideal and within this ideal is the implication that, with these educational opportunities, each child will develop his own capacities to their maximum level. However at various periods in the educational process, the school through the administrator, teacher, or counselor makes recommendations which may or may not lead the student into a selection of a course of study commensurate with his aptitudes. These recommendations are not always based upon the best available estimate of the student's ability when compared with the requirements of the course under question ...


A Study Of The Opinions Of High School And College Students Of Western Kansas Regarding Science Teachers And Science Courses, Henry A. Levin May 1962

A Study Of The Opinions Of High School And College Students Of Western Kansas Regarding Science Teachers And Science Courses, Henry A. Levin

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to evaluate, on the basis of student opinion: 1. The outstanding characteristics of the effective science teacher. 2. Student preference as to instructional procedures. 3. The attitudes of students toward science courses. 4. The areas of science that students consider especially interesting and important. II. Procedure: This study was undertaken with the assumption that student opinions and reactions are valid to use as criteria in judging the suitability of science courses and the characteristics of the effective science teacher. After surveying the related studies, four questionnaires were prepared and submitted to 2098 junior high ...