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Master's Theses

Fort Hays State University

Pedagogy

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The Value Of Visual Aids In The Teaching Of American History, Elmer W. Ward Jul 1947

The Value Of Visual Aids In The Teaching Of American History, Elmer W. Ward

Master's Theses

Specifically , the problem involved was experimental and may be stated as follows, β€œAn Experiment to determine the value of visual aids in the teaching of American History during the school year of 1946-47 in a class β€œB” high school in Kansas."


A Study Of The Relative Achievement Of Pupils In Class A, Class B, And Class C High Schools In The State Of Kansas, Edgar Reed Jul 1937

A Study Of The Relative Achievement Of Pupils In Class A, Class B, And Class C High Schools In The State Of Kansas, Edgar Reed

Master's Theses

This thesis attempts to come to some conclusions as to the relative achievement of pupils in class A, class B, and class C high schools in Kansas. The Department of Education of the State of Kansas classifies high schools of the State into three groups based on teaching staff, supervision and administration, furnishings and equipment, records and reports, and promotion and graduation. The public is generally of the opinion that pupil achievement in a class A high school is better than in a class B high school, and in a class B high school better than in a class C ...


The Mathematics Required In Vocational Courses In Kansas High Schools And A Projected Course Of Study To Meet Those Requirements, Nova Grant Moody May 1937

The Mathematics Required In Vocational Courses In Kansas High Schools And A Projected Course Of Study To Meet Those Requirements, Nova Grant Moody

Master's Theses

The purpose of this investigation is (1) to identify the mathematical knowledge requisite to efficient participation in Kansas high school vocational courses; then (2) to arrange this mathematical knowledge into an outlined course of study for teacher guidance in a mathematics course of unit credit for high school students.


Achievement In Spelling In The Elementary School With And Without The Use Of Textbooks In The Hands Of Pupils, Ernest R. Allbert May 1937

Achievement In Spelling In The Elementary School With And Without The Use Of Textbooks In The Hands Of Pupils, Ernest R. Allbert

Master's Theses

The specific problem of this thesis is to determine the relative worth of two methods of instruction in spelling, namely: (1) achievement in spelling when pupils study the spelling lesson then the words are written on the blackboard, and (2) when the spelling words are studied in the orthodoxy way – from the textbook. In so far as the writer has been able to determine there is little in the literature of education concerning experimental investigations of the relative worth of these two methods.


A Study Of The Relative Effectiveness Of The Use Of The Workbook In Learning Certain Selected Subjects In The Junior-Senior High School, Hugh E. Farquharson May 1936

A Study Of The Relative Effectiveness Of The Use Of The Workbook In Learning Certain Selected Subjects In The Junior-Senior High School, Hugh E. Farquharson

Master's Theses

The problem of this thesis was to determine the relative effectiveness of the use of the workbook as a teaching device in teaching certain high school subjects in the Junior-Senior High School of Garden City, Kansas. The investigation was carried on through the full cooperation of the city superintendent of schools and also with certain selected teachers in certain selected subjects, in grades seven to twelve inclusive.