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The History Of Children's Literature Of New Mexico, Mina Bannon Ruggles Oct 1953

The History Of Children's Literature Of New Mexico, Mina Bannon Ruggles

Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy ETDs

The purpose of this study was to investigate the actual literature for children about New Mexico. The influences of Indian, the Spanish-American, and the Anglo-American cultures of New Mexico on children's literature have been considered. Interesting and outstanding personalities in the field of children's literature also have been presented, and the chronological development of children's literature of New Mexico has been traced.


A Simplified Revision Of The Keston Music Preference Test, Barbara Jean Snodgrass Sep 1953

A Simplified Revision Of The Keston Music Preference Test, Barbara Jean Snodgrass

Psychology ETDs

The purpose of this study was to revise and simplify a new and involved test of musical preference. The Keston Music Preference Test in its original form consisted of sixteen phonograph record discs, or thirty-two sides in all. It took approximately three hours to administer, and the grading procedure was extremely complex and time consuming. However, in spite of these difficulties, the test has demonstrated its usefulness in measuring musical discrimination, or musical sophistication among high school students and college students. It seemed highly desirable, therefore, to reduce the length of the test and to simplify the grading system of ...


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.


The Significance Of Religious Training In Relation To Personality Development, Walter Michael Schoedel Aug 1953

The Significance Of Religious Training In Relation To Personality Development, Walter Michael Schoedel

Master's Theses

Religion has played a vital role in the development of American culture. The church has been an integral part of the lives of the early settlers and of the foundations of American government. In the early days the church even maintained and controlled the entire educational system. The church has played an entire part in the development of communities throughout the nation.


A Study To Determine The Delinquency Proneness Of Five Selected Groups Of Negro Pupils Enrolled In The Seventh Grade And One Group Of Adjudged Delinquents In Fulton County, Georgia, Alice Homes Washington Aug 1953

A Study To Determine The Delinquency Proneness Of Five Selected Groups Of Negro Pupils Enrolled In The Seventh Grade And One Group Of Adjudged Delinquents In Fulton County, Georgia, Alice Homes Washington

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

No abstract provided.


A Comparative Study Of The Program Of The Eighth And Twelfth Grade Classes In The Langston High School, Hot Springs, Arkansas, Lettice Torrence Aug 1953

A Comparative Study Of The Program Of The Eighth And Twelfth Grade Classes In The Langston High School, Hot Springs, Arkansas, Lettice Torrence

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

No abstract provided.


A Study Of The Tested Diferences In Academic Achievement And Personality Between A Group Of Elementary School Pupils In Seven-Teacher Schools And A Group Of Elementary School Pupils In Two-Teacher Schools, With Implications For Supervision In, Grady County, Georgia, Bessie Mae Baker Weston Aug 1953

A Study Of The Tested Diferences In Academic Achievement And Personality Between A Group Of Elementary School Pupils In Seven-Teacher Schools And A Group Of Elementary School Pupils In Two-Teacher Schools, With Implications For Supervision In, Grady County, Georgia, Bessie Mae Baker Weston

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

No abstract provided.


A Study To Determine The Relative Effectiveness Of Two Methods Of Teaching Vocal Music, Muriel Forrestine Sherwood Aug 1953

A Study To Determine The Relative Effectiveness Of Two Methods Of Teaching Vocal Music, Muriel Forrestine Sherwood

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

No abstract provided.


A Follow-Up Study Of The Graduates Of The Central Consolidated High School, Sylva, North Carolina, 1943- 1952 Inclusively, John William Wade Aug 1953

A Follow-Up Study Of The Graduates Of The Central Consolidated High School, Sylva, North Carolina, 1943- 1952 Inclusively, John William Wade

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

No abstract provided.


A Diagnostic Study Of Reading Difficulties Of Children In The Third And Fourth Grades Of The Smyrna Elementary School, Smyrna, Ga., Marian Rhodes Tillman Aug 1953

A Diagnostic Study Of Reading Difficulties Of Children In The Third And Fourth Grades Of The Smyrna Elementary School, Smyrna, Ga., Marian Rhodes Tillman

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

No abstract provided.


An Experiment In Spelling Using The Corrected Test Method, Donald W. Beseler Aug 1953

An Experiment In Spelling Using The Corrected Test Method, Donald W. Beseler

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to broaden the experiences of the author’s knowledge about the teaching of spelling and to measure the effects of the corrected test on spelling ability of seventh grade students.


The Library And Its Relation To The Elementary School Curriculum, Alpha S. Piland Aug 1953

The Library And Its Relation To The Elementary School Curriculum, Alpha S. Piland

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this paper is to explain the place of the centralized elementary school library in relation to present day standards of the elementary curriculum, as presented by contemporary authorities on curriculum and library service.


An Investigation Of Current Educational Practices For Providing For Gifted Children In The Elementary Schools Of The State Of Washington, Earl Frederick Knuth Aug 1953

An Investigation Of Current Educational Practices For Providing For Gifted Children In The Elementary Schools Of The State Of Washington, Earl Frederick Knuth

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate the current practices of the elementary schools in the State of Washington in providing for the educational needs of their gifted children, with the ultimate goal of discovering new practices that would be useful to the elementary schools of Yakima, Washington.


A Comparative Study Of Methods Of Reporting Pupil Progress To Parents In The Elementary Schools, Harry E. Haynes Aug 1953

A Comparative Study Of Methods Of Reporting Pupil Progress To Parents In The Elementary Schools, Harry E. Haynes

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to survey the trends of reporting to parents in selected communities. From this and from the study of literature on the national level, it was hoped that the good points of the cross section could be taken and used as the bases for a new reporting system in Lewiston elementary schools.


Developing Number Concepts In Grade One, Hazel Haynes Elfbrandt Aug 1953

Developing Number Concepts In Grade One, Hazel Haynes Elfbrandt

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this paper is twofold: (1) to review current research materials as they pertain to a first grade number program, and (2) to develop a number program for first grade dependent upon a logical progression through children’s understanding and meaning.


Agricultural Migrants And Their Educational Problems, Jocelyn L. Butler Aug 1953

Agricultural Migrants And Their Educational Problems, Jocelyn L. Butler

All Master's Theses

In this paper an attempt has been made to study the agricultural migrant in his natural setting and to determine the effect of his mobile way of life upon the educational possibilities for his children.


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.


The School Maintenance Employee, William W. Emerson Aug 1953

The School Maintenance Employee, William W. Emerson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this problem is to ascertain the role of the public school maintenance employee in the present educational system.


Multi-Sensory Materials In The Teaching Of Third And Fourth Grade Arithmetic, Lillian Kristina Swanson Aug 1953

Multi-Sensory Materials In The Teaching Of Third And Fourth Grade Arithmetic, Lillian Kristina Swanson

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this research were to broaden the scope of the writer’s knowledge in (1) the use of multi-sensory materials in teaching, (2) the philosophy of visual education, and (3) the newest theories of teaching arithmetic in the intermediate grades.


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.


A Study Of The Opinions Of Two Selected Ethnic Groups Relative To An Elementary School Paper As A Public Relations Organ, Walter Thomas Pace Aug 1953

A Study Of The Opinions Of Two Selected Ethnic Groups Relative To An Elementary School Paper As A Public Relations Organ, Walter Thomas Pace

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

No abstract provided.


An Evaluation Of Methods For Teaching Study Skills For Social Studies In The Fourth Grade, Jean K. Merritt Aug 1953

An Evaluation Of Methods For Teaching Study Skills For Social Studies In The Fourth Grade, Jean K. Merritt

Masters Theses

(From Conclusion)

The purpose of this study was to develop and evaluate a variety of methods for teaching study skills in the social studies with a fourth grade group. The writer has attempted to evaluate the hypotheses set forth in Chapter I. An attempt was made to verify these hypotheses with evidence drawn from personal observation, diary records, anecdotal records, standard tests, comments from parents, both voluntary and in answer to a questionnaire, and other related studies and books.


A Survey Of Current Practices In Organizing Instructional Materials, Charles Henry Chamberlin Aug 1953

A Survey Of Current Practices In Organizing Instructional Materials, Charles Henry Chamberlin

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to survey current practices in organizing instructional materials. The particular factors of organization dealt with by the study were (1) methods used for cataloging materials, (2) methods used for classifying materials, and (3) methods and locations used for storing materials.


A Study Of The Relationship Of School Attendance And School Achievement And Social Behavior, Gerald Evans Post Aug 1953

A Study Of The Relationship Of School Attendance And School Achievement And Social Behavior, Gerald Evans Post

All Master's Theses

This thesis has been written for the purpose of recording and interpreting facts which were discovered in a study of non-attendance, school achievement and social behavior.


A Proposed Course Of Study In Safety For Industrial Education Students, Richard Edgar Gannaway Aug 1953

A Proposed Course Of Study In Safety For Industrial Education Students, Richard Edgar Gannaway

Masters Theses

(Statement of the Problem) The purpose of this study is an attempt to set up a course of study in safety for students of industrial education. It should be understood that industrial education students include potential teachers of industrial arts and vocational trade and industrial subjects.

The writer feels that safety education in most school shops in not emphasized as much as it should be and that more should be done to encourage safety education to those students who are planning to teach in the industrial education field. It is hoped that this study will be of help to present ...


An Induction Program For Beginning Teachers, Alice Angst Burkett Aug 1953

An Induction Program For Beginning Teachers, Alice Angst Burkett

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this paper was threefold: (1) to point out that every school, regardless of size, needs some type of effective induction for beginning teachers; (2) to explain the phases of an induction program; (3) and to whom certain responsibilities should be delegated.


Influences Of Mobility On The Academic Progress Of Pupils In The Fourth And Sixth Grades Of Quantico Post Elementary School, Gladys Taylor Dollins Jul 1953

Influences Of Mobility On The Academic Progress Of Pupils In The Fourth And Sixth Grades Of Quantico Post Elementary School, Gladys Taylor Dollins

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine to what extent mobility­ of pupils at the elementary school level affects their academic achievement. Is there correlation between the number of moves and retardation in academic achievement?

It has boon the opinion of the teachers and administrators of the Quantico Post Elementary School that the pupils who are forced to transfer so frequently are handicapped by the many changes. They have found it necessary at all grade levels to do a great deal of individual work as they have found these pupils to be very retarded in specific skills and fundamentals.


An Analysis Of One Hundred And Forty Theses In The School Of Education At Atlanta University From 1941 To 1951, Ryburn G. Stephens Jul 1953

An Analysis Of One Hundred And Forty Theses In The School Of Education At Atlanta University From 1941 To 1951, Ryburn G. Stephens

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

No abstract provided.


Jigs And Fixtures In The Wood Shop, James R'Leigh Bell Jul 1953

Jigs And Fixtures In The Wood Shop, James R'Leigh Bell

Electronic Thesis Collection

This thesis is a study of jigs and fixtures and a classification of typical examples collected from the school wood shops. A definition of the terms, jig and fixture, as they apply to the school wood shop is offered. The chief sources of information were: interviews with school and college wood shop instructors and with furniture factory superintendents. Visitations were made to school and college wood shops and to furniture factories. Letters were sent to the outstanding shop instructors of this vicinity. The available literature was analyzed. Letters asking for sketches of the jigs or fixtures used in the shop ...