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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.


A Follow-Up Study Of The 1942 Graduates And The 1947 Graduates Of Jefferson High School, William Lorenzo Green Jul 1953

A Follow-Up Study Of The 1942 Graduates And The 1947 Graduates Of Jefferson High School, William Lorenzo Green

Master's Theses

It has long been an established fact that one of the most neglected factors in our program of secondary education is the lack of an effective follow-up program of the student after he leaves school. Such a program, carefully carried out and studied by those concerned with secondary education, can contribute much to determining the effectiveness of our high school program.


A Book List Suitable For Primary Grades, Virginia Allene Sandy Jul 1953

A Book List Suitable For Primary Grades, Virginia Allene Sandy

Electronic Thesis Collection

Modern reading experts believe that the fundamental goal of a good reading program is to instill in today's children a love of reading. One basic requisite of the primary reading program is ta wide variety of easy reading material that a child can read and enjoy freely and naturally just as an adult does. Interesting, attractive books are provided in abundance for young readers by the publishers of children's books. However, there is a great deal of evidence to show that many of these books are introduced from one to three years before the average student has the ...


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 ...


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.


Biographical Prediction Of Educational Success, Gerald Melvin Simmerman Jun 1953

Biographical Prediction Of Educational Success, Gerald Melvin Simmerman

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of the study undertaken here is to determine the extent to which four biographical factors could be used to predict success in Air Force Career Counseling courses. The biographical factors are (1) age, (2) amount of education, (3) number of years in the Air Force and (4) number of years since the individual last attended school. The criteria used to measure the success are the test score results obtained in the Air Force Career Counseling Course taught at the University of Denver during 1952.


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.


The History And Trends Of Indian Education In New Mexico Under The Administration Of Federal And State Governments, William Moyer Hemsing May 1953

The History And Trends Of Indian Education In New Mexico Under The Administration Of Federal And State Governments, William Moyer Hemsing

Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies ETDs

As this study shall show, coordinated state, federal, and Indian planning can greatly accelerate the transition from federal to state control of Indian education. Such planning cannot proceed without public support, as mentioned above, based upon a real understanding of these complex, two-way acculturation problems, and their inseparable relationship to the life or death struggle between democracy and communism throughout the world.


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?


A Study Of The Industrial Arts Safety Conditions In The County And City Public Schools Of Yakima, Washington, Stanley Arthur Dudley May 1953

A Study Of The Industrial Arts Safety Conditions In The County And City Public Schools Of Yakima, Washington, Stanley Arthur Dudley

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this thesis is to make a study of the research that has been done in the field of safety in the industrial arts woodshop programs and to compare the recommendations, as they are found, with the actual existing circumstances in the junior and senior high schools of the county of Yakima.


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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


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 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 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.


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.


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.


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 ...


The Identification And Education Of The Gifted Child In The Regular Classroom, Charles M. Chapman Feb 1953

The Identification And Education Of The Gifted Child In The Regular Classroom, Charles M. Chapman

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study to prepare the way for a better understanding of the mentally gifted child and how his needs can best be met in the regular classroom.