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A Study Of The Campus Recreation At Utah State Agricultural College, Tod V. Carlini May 1953

A Study Of The Campus Recreation At Utah State Agricultural College, Tod V. Carlini

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The importance and growth of campus recreation is being felt by leaders throughout the country. Daniels (2, p. 38) summarizes the importance of the total organism in modern education as follows: "Ample justification for a consideration of, the problem of recreation may be found in the latest and most authoritative literature in the field of educat1on, as well as in a direct study of conditions found on many college campuses throughout the country. Rooted firmly in the philosophy of modern educatlon is the thought that the total organism must be given the opportunity for experiences of an all-round nature, with ...


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 ...


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 ...


Personnel Practices Governing The Selection And Appointment Of Elementary Teachers In Utah, Jack Russell Tittensor May 1953

Personnel Practices Governing The Selection And Appointment Of Elementary Teachers In Utah, Jack Russell Tittensor

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

In America the men of influence who have provided leadership to our country have always been concerned. with the schooling of the nation's children because they have recognized education of the people to be a vital means of preserving and improving our democratic way of life. Our country’s educators, in meeting their great responsibility, in turn have long been concerned with the improvement of educational methods and with the quality of teaching that is provided to these children.


A Study Of The In-Service Growth Program For Ogden City Teachers, D. M. Kelley May 1953

A Study Of The In-Service Growth Program For Ogden City Teachers, D. M. Kelley

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

In-service growth has been defined as: “The growth which takes place after the teacher is on the job.” It is the continuation of the professional development which began during the preservice period of preparation. In-service education is a process inherent in any planned program designed to make the individual a more effective teacher. This type of education is generally considered by school administrators' as an integral part of any school program.


A Study Of Women's Participation And The Administration Of Intramural Sports In The Junior Colleges Of Utah, Pauline Fuller May 1953

A Study Of Women's Participation And The Administration Of Intramural Sports In The Junior Colleges Of Utah, Pauline Fuller

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The movement for intramural sports has developed and expanded greatly in the past two decades. Much of this growth has been attained by hard and patient work through many years. The pioneer work now accomplished, intramural directors must still assume the responsibility of keeping their progress abreast of the times.


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


A Public Opinion Survey Of Ogden City Schools, Nolan R. Taylor May 1953

A Public Opinion Survey Of Ogden City Schools, Nolan R. Taylor

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Free men cannot be taught properly by slaves; courageous citizens cannot be properly educated by scared hired men.

In Ogden, Utah, education is big business. With capital assets of approximately $8,000,000, a current budget of $3,065,000, a staff of 570 full-time employees, and an enrollment of 12,650 students, education ranks high insofar as its effects are felt by the citizenry of the community.


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 ...


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 ...