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Implementing The United Nations Educational, Scientific And Cultural Organization Program For World Understanding In The Upper Elementary Grades, Arthur A. Erickson Jr. Aug 1953

Implementing The United Nations Educational, Scientific And Cultural Organization Program For World Understanding In The Upper Elementary Grades, Arthur A. Erickson Jr.

Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy ETDs

It is the purpose of this study (1) to present an overview of current practices in the teaching of world understanding in the upper elementary grades; (2) to examine the role of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in the area of world understanding; and (3) to recommend methods of implementing this role at the grade levels indicated.


A Study Of Alcohol Education With Suggested Improvements For The Junior High Schools Of The State Of Washington, Melvin Archie Walker Aug 1953

A Study Of Alcohol Education With Suggested Improvements For The Junior High Schools Of The State Of Washington, Melvin Archie Walker

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study is three fold: (1) to evaluate the current alcohol education program through surveys of teachers, textbooks, and the Allied Youth program, and through analysis of the alcohol education program; (2) to determine the requirements of an effective alcohol education program; and (3) to make suggestions for improvement of the alcohol education program.


Juvenile Delinquency - Can It Be Measured, Glenn Robert Jacobsen Aug 1953

Juvenile Delinquency - Can It Be Measured, Glenn Robert Jacobsen

All Master's Theses

In this thesis the ultimate goal has been that, in the interpretations of its findings, teachers, administrators, educators and parents might find enlightenment in terms of possible approaches to the problems of eliminating or controlling causation factors in delinquency to the benefit of the students, the schools, and the community.


An Investigation Of The Physical Education Specialist In The Elementary School, William G. Bentley Aug 1953

An Investigation Of The Physical Education Specialist In The Elementary School, William G. Bentley

All Master's Theses

Acting on the premise that the physical education program is a vital part of the elementary school curriculum, every elementary school should provide qualified leadership, proper facilities, and activities suited to the growth and development of the participants.


Parent-Teacher Conferences In The Elementary School, Donald C. Crosland Jul 1953

Parent-Teacher Conferences In The Elementary School, Donald C. Crosland

All Master's Theses

This paper is a review of the parent-teacher conference on a group and individual basis. It outlines difficulties, resources and preparation, and the benefits of conducting these conferences.


A Plan Of Supervision For Todd County Elementary Schools, Thelma Lyon Jul 1953

A Plan Of Supervision For Todd County Elementary Schools, Thelma Lyon

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The problem presented in "A Plan of Supervision for Todd County Elementary Schools" deals primarily with an attempt:

  1. To present a plan of supervision.
  2. To ascertain a means of evaluating supervision.


Improvement Of Todd County Schools In Action, Virginia Hightower Jul 1953

Improvement Of Todd County Schools In Action, Virginia Hightower

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The object of this survey has been to give an honest, fair and unbiased statement based on the actual conditions in the schools of Todd County, Kentucky. This survey shows the improvements that have been made in the system from July 1, 1934 to the present time. This does not include the Independent Districts of Trenton, Todd County, Kentucky, which is in the southwest section of the county.


A Study Of The Public School System Of Monroe County, William Goad Jul 1953

A Study Of The Public School System Of Monroe County, William Goad

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The specific aims of the study are:

  1. To survey the schools in Monroe County - the one-room rural schools, the two-teacher schools and the consolidated schools.
  2. To show the percentage of attendance and percentage of failure in different schools and the cost per pupil attending.
  3. To show the relation between teachers qualifications and teachers pay.
  4. To study the transportation system; figuring the cost per pupil per mile.
  5. To make general recommendations based on data obtained.


A Study Of Library Programs In The Public Elementary Schools In Albuquerque, New Mexico, Lucille Curtis Ratliff Jun 1953

A Study Of Library Programs In The Public Elementary Schools In Albuquerque, New Mexico, Lucille Curtis Ratliff

Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy ETDs

The main objectives of this study are threefold: (1) to evaluate elementary school libraries as to organization, materials, and audio-visual aides; (2) to make available some of the library practices in Albuquerque Public Elementary Schools; and (3) to make recommendations based on the study.


Vocational Rehabilitation In New Mexico, Cone Johnson Munsey Jun 1953

Vocational Rehabilitation In New Mexico, Cone Johnson Munsey

Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy ETDs

The purpose of this study is 1) to provide as a means of information to those directly concerned regarding the vocational rehabilitation program in New Mexico and 2) to serve as a means of informing the interested public of the service being rendered by the state in preparing its disabled citizens for lives of usefulness.


Educational Administration And Public Relations, Glenn D. Vanderpool Jun 1953

Educational Administration And Public Relations, Glenn D. Vanderpool

All Master's Theses

This paper will attempt to analyze the qualifications and characteristics needed by an Educational Administrator to maintain desired public relations. Also Public Relations will be discussed as it applies to public schools in general and to the Educational Administrator specifically.


A Study Of Teacher Turnover On The Navajo Reservation, Kenneth Kipling Crites May 1953

A Study Of Teacher Turnover On The Navajo Reservation, Kenneth Kipling Crites

Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy ETDs

It is the purpose of this study (1) to determine the facts contributing to teacher turnover on the Navajo Indian Reservation and (2) to analyze these factors and to evaluate them in terms of administrative problems critical enough to merit initiation of remedial measures.


A Study Of The Impact Of Television On School Children, Harry V. Berg May 1953

A Study Of The Impact Of Television On School Children, Harry V. Berg

Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy ETDs

The purpose of this study is to ascertain the impact or influence of television on the attitudes and behavior of school children of elementary, junior high, and senior high school age. Factors which may affect their behavior are: (1) the amount of time pupils spend in watching television compared to time spent in other activities; (2) their preferences for types of programs; (3) the esteem held for television in relation to other social activities of the family; and (4) the effect, if any, of television on the career interests of youth.


An Analysis Of Salary Schedules In The Public Schools Of New Mexico 1953-54, Jack Andrew Echols May 1953

An Analysis Of Salary Schedules In The Public Schools Of New Mexico 1953-54, Jack Andrew Echols

Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy ETDs

The question of salary schedules, however, is not answered with the determination of salaries to be paid to members of the school staff. The factors of its effect on morale and the encouragement of professional growth must be considered. The ability of the state and the school district to finance such a schedule must be determinants. The welfare of the school, the community, and the teacher may be greatly affected by the salary polices of the board of education.

It is the purpose of this study (1) to present the philosophy and principles underlying the development of salary schedules, (2 ...


A Proposed Curriculum For School Business Managers, Jean K. Madison May 1953

A Proposed Curriculum For School Business Managers, Jean K. Madison

Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy ETDs

The purpose of this study will be to formulate a proposed course of study for the school business manager at the University of New Mexico. Specifically, it will deal with the following questions: (1) How can young men and women prepare themselves to enter the profession of school business managements? (2) What program of professional training will answer the needs of the business manager? (3) Through what curriculum can be developed both the skills and judgments of a capable business man and the knowledge and vision of a progressive educator?


An Analysis Of School Drop-Outs At Tooele High School, Franklin Whitehouse May 1953

An Analysis Of School Drop-Outs At Tooele High School, Franklin Whitehouse

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

This study of approximately 50 early school drop-outs is an effort to find out why so many boys and firls leave school before they complete their high school course. We need to know the basic reason that prompt their decisions, not the superficial excuses that appear on many school records. The study was undertaken in the belief that when the causes are understood, they can be remedied through measures to provide adequate programs of student aid. If it is because of lack of interest in school, this, too, can be remedied through changes in school programs to make them mean ...


An Evaluation Of The Willard School As A Community-Centered School, Vaughn Wassom May 1953

An Evaluation Of The Willard School As A Community-Centered School, Vaughn Wassom

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Every community must be provided with an educational program attuned to community life. It must provide for increased efficiency in production and wisdom in consumption. It must train in the ideals, the skills, and the habits essential to the hightest level of home and community life. To this end there must be well trained, resourceful teachers who work under conditions that elicit their best efforts. There must be a curriculum that embraces community experiences and physical facilties that promote economy and efficiency of effort. The purpose of this study has been twofold: (a) to formulate a group of educational criteria ...


The Status Of The Elementary School Principalship In Utah, Sherman Hansen May 1953

The Status Of The Elementary School Principalship In Utah, Sherman Hansen

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The aim of this study is to record the status of the elementary school principalship in the State of Utah during the 1951-1952 school year. The problem arose from a situation in which the writer, as President of the Utah Elementary School Principal's Association, was continually asked questions pertaining to the status of this group, and because there was a scarcity of current information available upon which to base reliable answers to these requests. This situation led to the formulation of the study herein presented--a survey of conditions as they existed in Utah during the 1951-1952 school year. It ...


Relative Curricular Emphasis In Some Utah High Schools During The 1941-1951 Years, Edward W. Payne May 1953

Relative Curricular Emphasis In Some Utah High Schools During The 1941-1951 Years, Edward W. Payne

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

To have a sound and complete philosphy of education is a relative must for all people concerned with the teaching of children. Fortunate is the school whose administration and faculty have in common a functional definition of the term "curriculum" and its place in their total philosophy of education. The school program of only a few decades ago consisted of the strict disciplinary type of teaching, with only a few available subjects which were intended to develop the total capactities of the student. The new philosophy recognizes the variation in students as individuals. One must not assume that there is ...


Occupations Of State Farmers In Utah, Evan J. Memmott May 1953

Occupations Of State Farmers In Utah, Evan J. Memmott

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The Future Farmer of America organization had its birth in Utah in 1929. It is a national organization of farm boys, registered in Vocational Agriculture in high school. There are four grades of membership based upon achievement. These are (1) Green Hand, (2) Chapter Farmer, (3) State Farmer, and (4) American Farmer


School Transportation In Barren County, Kentucky, Giles Williams May 1953

School Transportation In Barren County, Kentucky, Giles Williams

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The purpose of this study is to trace the development of school transportation in Barren County both educationally and financially in order to explain the present facing the school system and to seek possible solutions to these problems.


An Experimental Investigation Of The Relation Between Reading Rate And Comprehension At The Fifth Grade Level, Winifred Haralson Apr 1953

An Experimental Investigation Of The Relation Between Reading Rate And Comprehension At The Fifth Grade Level, Winifred Haralson

Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy ETDs

The purposes of this investigation are (1) to compare the relationship between the speed of reading and the amount comprehended, (2) to determine the effect of type of materials and purpose from reading on the variability of rate of reading and the amount comprehended.


1953 Faculty Meeting Minutes, Morehead State College Jan 1953

1953 Faculty Meeting Minutes, Morehead State College

Faculty Senate Records

Faculty meeting minutes of the Morehead State College for 1953.