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A Status Study Of Prospective School Administrators Graduated From Fort Hays Kansas State College, 1955-01/01/1960, Milford D. Messer
The purpose of this study was to determine how many of the people who were prepared in school administration at Fort Hays Kansas State College during a six-year period have actually been employed in an administrative position. Among the questions to be answered by the study were the following: How many graduates were employed in administration? How many of these people had been administrators and were employed in other fields? Why did the graduates take courses in school administration? How many had no intention of becoming school administrators after completion of the work? Why had some graduates not entered the ...
A Research Survey On The Introduction Of Individualized Reading In The Elementary School, Eugene C. Wiltfong
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 ...
A Study Of Factors Which Contribute To Teacher Turnover In Forty-Nine Selected High Schools In Western Kansas, Terry Dean Keeley
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 ...