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Western Michigan University

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A Study Of Safety Education In Secondary-School Shops (Grades 7-12) In Southwestern Michigan, Wallace Frederick Fillingham May 1953

A Study Of Safety Education In Secondary-School Shops (Grades 7-12) In Southwestern Michigan, Wallace Frederick Fillingham

Master's Theses

Chapter 1

The Problem and Its Background

The purpose of this study is (1) to obtain information concerning the organization, administration, and teaching of safety in the secondary-school shops and (2) to offer recommendations to serve as guides to secondary-school administrators, teachers and teacher-training institutions in handling the problem of safety.


How Television Is Affecting The Lives Of Sixth Graders In Kalamazoo – A Report From The Children, Charles R. Calhoun May 1953

How Television Is Affecting The Lives Of Sixth Graders In Kalamazoo – A Report From The Children, Charles R. Calhoun

Master's Theses

The Problem and Its Background

Audio-Visual Aids

The attention of children is attracted greatly to most of the objects and events they see and hear. Hence they become aware of their environments and learn chiefly through the experiences that come to them through the visual and auditory receptors. As a result educational programs are designed to take advantages of these facts. Audio-visual aids have therefore brought reality into the classroom by making maximal use of the audio-visual senses.

The extensive use of audio-visual aids in classroom teaching is in part evident in the number of motion-picture projectors in the high ...


A Sociometric Study Of Popularity And Academic Achievement In A Ninth Grade Class, Elizabeth V. Banks Apr 1953

A Sociometric Study Of Popularity And Academic Achievement In A Ninth Grade Class, Elizabeth V. Banks

Master's Theses

The Problem and Its Background

Introduction

It is common knowledge that education consists of more than training for academic achievement. It consists of teaching whole individuals how to live effectively in their social environments. Although it is almost impossible to teach them all the skills directly they can be helped to learn through experience a great number of them for themselves. These view-points with respect to the teaching of students are held not only by a great number of educational authorities but are also part of the educational practice of a great number of teachers. Jenkins, Shacter and Bauer1 ...