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Master's Theses

Fort Hays State University

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The Psycho-Physical Evaluation Of Selected Textbooks In High School English, William G. Hegarty May 1950

The Psycho-Physical Evaluation Of Selected Textbooks In High School English, William G. Hegarty

Master's Theses

That there is a need for scientific analysis and appraisal in the selection of textbooks is well established. The use of a flexible rating scale or chart that may be modified from time to time to meet the needs of present day English fundamentals is of great value ill the selection of high school textbooks. Out of such conditions as these arose the particular problem of this thesis, which, specifically stated, is The Psycho-physical Evaluation of Selected Textbooks in School English. The problem is designated psycho-physical evaluation because the study has two areas of investigation. The physical investigation deals only ...


A Comparative Study Of Four High School Textbooks In Physics Based On A Derived Vocabulary, Harlan Gilbert Bowman May 1950

A Comparative Study Of Four High School Textbooks In Physics Based On A Derived Vocabulary, Harlan Gilbert Bowman

Master's Theses

The specific problem of this thesis is! Comparative Study of Four High School Textbooks in Physics Based _£g Derived Vocabulary. The textbooks used for this study were four in number and at the present time, the state adopted textbooks in physics for Kansas. (1) Elementary Practical Physics by Newton H. Black and Harvey N. Davis, The Macmillan Company, 1945. (2) Modern Physics by Charles C. Dull, Henry Holt and Company, 1945. (3) Elements of Physics by Robert W. Fuller, Reymond B. Brownlee, D. Lee Baker, Allyn and Bacon, 1946. (4) Physics by Walter G. Whitman and A. P. Peck ...


A Comparative Study Of Four Recent U. S. History Textbooks For The Secondary Schools, Fred P. Unruh Jul 1947

A Comparative Study Of Four Recent U. S. History Textbooks For The Secondary Schools, Fred P. Unruh

Master's Theses

It is the purpose of the author to compare qualitatively, quantitatively, and structurally four recent American history textbooks of the senior high school level with reference to their study aids and suggestions.


An Evaluation Of General Science Textbooks., Cleo P. Morrissette Jul 1942

An Evaluation Of General Science Textbooks., Cleo P. Morrissette

Master's Theses

The purpose of this thesis is twofold, which will be explained later; however, the particular problem under investigation is "An Evaluation of General Science Textbooks". The textbooks to be evaluated are those used at the high school level. As a further explanation of the particular problem under investigation, it should be stated that five general science texts were selected to be evaluated. These texts were not arrived at by personal choice, or preference, but rather by selecting the five most frequently used by teachers of science in high schools in the state of Kansas.