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A Study Of The Curriculum Design Process In The Field Of Science For Intermediate Grades Of Hilton Central School: 1959-1962, Carmen Scoppa Nov 1962

A Study Of The Curriculum Design Process In The Field Of Science For Intermediate Grades Of Hilton Central School: 1959-1962, Carmen Scoppa

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This thesis investigated the intermediate science program of the Hilton Central School District, in 1959. A check list was used to verify the appropriateness of the current program with regards to pupils’ objectives, desired pupil outcomes, and personal goals and objectives of the science teachers. A newly formed Science Curriculum Committee used the results to create a more uniform curriculum for the fourth, fifth and sixth grades that used a common framework for instruction, and was built upon previous years learning.

Over a period of two years, the committee met, developed an outline that was approved by teachers and the ...


A Study Of The Effects Of Self-Evaluation Ratings In Terms Of Effort And Conduct By Homogeneously Grouped Seventh Grade Students, Horace R. Nichols Aug 1962

A Study Of The Effects Of Self-Evaluation Ratings In Terms Of Effort And Conduct By Homogeneously Grouped Seventh Grade Students, Horace R. Nichols

All Master's Theses

This study was limited to the problem of determining if a student’s effort and conduct will improve if he is given the opportunity to self-evaluate these phases of his education.


A Survey Of University Engineering Departments In The State Of Washington To Determine Engineering Drawing Requirements For High Schools, James E. Brousseau Aug 1962

A Survey Of University Engineering Departments In The State Of Washington To Determine Engineering Drawing Requirements For High Schools, James E. Brousseau

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine (1) whether a course in engineering drawing designed to parallel part of the first year engineering college drawing requirement could be taught in the high schools in the state of Washington and (2) how much time should be allocated in each of the various areas of such an engineering drawing course.


A Survey Of Elementary School Libraries Of Puyallup, Washington, John R. Anderson Aug 1962

A Survey Of Elementary School Libraries Of Puyallup, Washington, John R. Anderson

All Master's Theses

In keeping with the expressed views that libraries must be useful and used, it was determined that a survey of existing libraries in the elementary schools of a particular district would serve to illustrate any shortcomings and advantages of their present organization.


A Touch In Time: An Educational Film Depicting The Major Activities Of The School Health Nurse In A Modern Elementary School, Mary Catherine Rodgers Aug 1962

A Touch In Time: An Educational Film Depicting The Major Activities Of The School Health Nurse In A Modern Elementary School, Mary Catherine Rodgers

All Master's Theses

This study was undertaken to show how to plan and produce a film appropriate for informing lay citizens, parents, prospective teachers and nurses, educators, and public health personnel about the role of the school health nurse in the educational program of a modern elementary school.


A Functional-Recognition Experiment In Spelling To Determine Extent Of Use And Mastery, James W. Hughes Jul 1962

A Functional-Recognition Experiment In Spelling To Determine Extent Of Use And Mastery, James W. Hughes

Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy ETDs

The purpose of this study is to determine if there is any significant difference in spelling achievement on a fifth-grade level between an experimental group using a functional-recognition approach to weekly spelling lists for a period of four weeks, as compared with a control group which does not apply the functional-recognition approach, but which has equal time for study and writing.


Effects Of Diet And Exercise On Body Weight And Girth Measurement, Anne Coulston Jul 1962

Effects Of Diet And Exercise On Body Weight And Girth Measurement, Anne Coulston

All Master's Theses

It was the intent of this project to determine whether a program of diet and exercise would have any effect upon body weight and girth measurements.


A Proposed Plan For Developing Purposeful Communications Between School And Home For The Wenatchee Elementary Schools, Kenneth P. Shamberger Jul 1962

A Proposed Plan For Developing Purposeful Communications Between School And Home For The Wenatchee Elementary Schools, Kenneth P. Shamberger

All Master's Theses

The problem was to study the area of communication between school and home (1) to ascertain the importance of school-home communications; (2) to help devise a way of providing better education for the children in the Wenatchee schools through a sound program of school-home communications; and (3) to create for the Wenatchee School District elementary schools an effective communication program between the schools and the homes.


A Study Of Stern Structural Materials In Arithmetic In The First And Second Grades, Hilda N. Arnold Jul 1962

A Study Of Stern Structural Materials In Arithmetic In The First And Second Grades, Hilda N. Arnold

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This research deals specifically with an experiment in exploring the possibilities of using the Stern Structural Arithmetic Materials as basic instructional equipment in all first and second grades in the Rochester City School District. Number 41 School is one of the experimental schools in this project and the recordings in this paper deal specifically with the findings at this focal point.

The time limit has been set tentatively for three years. The first year, 1960- 61, the materials were introduced in one first and one second grade. The same procedure was used this current year, 1961-62. Next year, 1962-63, all ...


A Comparison Of Role Perceptions Of Selected University Presidents And Their Reference Groups, Fern D. Stout May 1962

A Comparison Of Role Perceptions Of Selected University Presidents And Their Reference Groups, Fern D. Stout

Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy ETDs

The university presidents, as chief administrators of a complex institution, must deal with a variety of problems: buildings, money, organization, legal provisions, educational programs, and people. Campbell points out that school administration also deals with the values, beliefs, and feelings of people. Unfortunately, there is little assistance from research upon which the presidents can rely in dealing with the human elements involved in university administration, and to a large extent people are the crucial elements in administration. People within the university structure, and outside, have varying and often conflicting expectations of how the university presidents should act. The presidents themselves ...


Curricula In Agricultural Education At The Land-Grant Colleges And State Universities In The United States , Salim Hanna Jabro Jan 1962

Curricula In Agricultural Education At The Land-Grant Colleges And State Universities In The United States , Salim Hanna Jabro

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A Comparative Analysis Of State Handbooks For The Administration Of Secondary Schools, Sister M. Ann Cotta Jan 1962

A Comparative Analysis Of State Handbooks For The Administration Of Secondary Schools, Sister M. Ann Cotta

Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy ETDs

It is the purpose of this study (1) to compare the administrative handbooks for secondary schools developed in state departments of education to ascertain the policies and practices that a majority of the states prescribe for their secondary schools in certain major areas of administration; (2) to analyze the handbook for secondary schools of the State of New Mexico to determine the extent to which policies and practices in New Mexico conform or do not conform to the policies and practices followed by most of the states; and (3) to develop recommendations for revision of the New Mexico handbook in ...


The Relationship Of Empathy And Seminary Teachers' Effectiveness, Chet W. Harris Jan 1962

The Relationship Of Empathy And Seminary Teachers' Effectiveness, Chet W. Harris

Theses and Dissertations

This study was conducted for the primary purpose of discovering the relationship of two personal variables to effective seminary teaching.

It was hypothesized that:
(1) There is no significant difference between seminary teachers whom the department considers as very effective (high-rated) and seminary teachers whose teaching effectiveness is questioned by the department (low-rated) in their ability to empathize with the self concept of their students.
(2) there is no significant difference between seminary teachers who are high-rated and seminary teachers who are low-rated in their ability to sociempathise (perceive student's social status among peers).


A Study Of The Training Of Secondary Biology Teachers In Negros, Philippines, Reme Soriano Agustin Jan 1962

A Study Of The Training Of Secondary Biology Teachers In Negros, Philippines, Reme Soriano Agustin

All Master's Theses

To aid in the training of secondary biology teachers in Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental, Philippines, specific data regarding the academic and professional preparation of biology teachers were obtained. In addition, the respondents supplied opinions regarding the improvement of the undergraduate and graduate program for biology teachers.


A Study Of Library Services In Seven Indiana High Schools Using The Evaluative Criteria Of The National Study Of Secondary School Evaluation, Olive Kinsley Jan 1962

A Study Of Library Services In Seven Indiana High Schools Using The Evaluative Criteria Of The National Study Of Secondary School Evaluation, Olive Kinsley

Graduate Thesis Collection

The purposes of this study are three-fold: 1. To organize and summarize the data concerning library services for the libraries filling out these criteria; (2.) To find the strengths and weaknesses of these libraries; (3.) To point up areas in which improvement needs to be made.


Some Source Materials For Use In Teaching American History To An Accelerated Group In The Junior High School, June B. Bouknight Jan 1962

Some Source Materials For Use In Teaching American History To An Accelerated Group In The Junior High School, June B. Bouknight

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


Developing In-Service Training In Guidance, Melba A. Huning Jan 1962

Developing In-Service Training In Guidance, Melba A. Huning

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


An Analysis Of The Teacher Education Scholarship Students Of The Classes Of 1959 And 1961 At Eastern Illinois University, Dareld S. Swisher Jan 1962

An Analysis Of The Teacher Education Scholarship Students Of The Classes Of 1959 And 1961 At Eastern Illinois University, Dareld S. Swisher

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.