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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Music Appreciation For Junior High By The Contract Method, Mildred I. Forsling Jul 1953

Music Appreciation For Junior High By The Contract Method, Mildred I. Forsling

All Master's Theses

In reality the contract method is not new to the field of education. In order to teach music appreciation by the contract method, the instructor sets up a series of work units. Around each unit he devises a guide sheet which suggests a designated number of activities which the student may pursue outside the classroom.


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.


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.


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 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.


Some Interesting Projects In Foundry, Paul M. Paulson Jan 1953

Some Interesting Projects In Foundry, Paul M. Paulson

All Master's Theses

The topic of this study was to present some techniques and practices in the area of foundry to teachers in the field of industrial arts. Step by step procedures were used along with graphic illustrations to give the reader a better understanding of the study.


History Of Agronomy At The Iowa State College , Robert Matthew Collins Jan 1953

History Of Agronomy At The Iowa State College , Robert Matthew Collins

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Differential Characteristics Related To Later Occupation Of Graduates From The Division Of Agriculture At Iowa State College , Merle E. Betts Jan 1953

Differential Characteristics Related To Later Occupation Of Graduates From The Division Of Agriculture At Iowa State College , Merle E. Betts

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Forecasting Completion Of The Pre-Engineering Curriculum At The University Of Omaha , Allen Duane Miller Jan 1953

Forecasting Completion Of The Pre-Engineering Curriculum At The University Of Omaha , Allen Duane Miller

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Activity Program In A Junior High School, Joseph C. Whitacre Jan 1953

The Activity Program In A Junior High School, Joseph C. Whitacre

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.