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A Survey Of The Basic Needs For Providing A Satisfactory Driver Education Program In Washington High Schools, Robert Charles Munson Dec 1968

A Survey Of The Basic Needs For Providing A Satisfactory Driver Education Program In Washington High Schools, Robert Charles Munson

All Master's Theses

The driver education program being operated in this state is not adequate in terms of meeting the course standards issued by the U. S. Department of Transportation. The purpose of this study is two- fold: (1) To present a basic course outline that will meet the federal standards, and (2) to assist school district superintendents in determining the essential scheduling and staff requirements to conduct a satisfactory driver education program.


A Study Assessing Changes Occurring In Kindergarten Children At Central School, Hoquiam, Washington, During The School Year 1967-1968 In Terms Of Readiness And Academic Growth, Elizabeth Pinkley Morris Dec 1968

A Study Assessing Changes Occurring In Kindergarten Children At Central School, Hoquiam, Washington, During The School Year 1967-1968 In Terms Of Readiness And Academic Growth, Elizabeth Pinkley Morris

All Master's Theses

A group of fifty-one kindergarten children (23 boys and 28 girls) from Central School in Hoquiam, Washington, were studied for the purpose of evaluating changes occurring during the school year in terms of readiness and academic growth. A series of tests were given in October and November as an inventory of the child's background of skills and readiness in the fall, and the tests were repeated in May to measure any change occurring during the school year.


A Study To Determine The Desirability And Content Of A Preparatory Distributive Education Program For The Business Education Curriculum At Ellensburg Senior High School Ellensburg, Washington., Edgar Joe Mcdowell Oct 1968

A Study To Determine The Desirability And Content Of A Preparatory Distributive Education Program For The Business Education Curriculum At Ellensburg Senior High School Ellensburg, Washington., Edgar Joe Mcdowell

All Master's Theses

The problem is to confirm whether or not the merchants of Ellensburg, Washington, feel that a course in preparatory distributive education should be included in the curriculum of Ellensburg High School, and the content such a proposed course of study might include.


Designing A Music Listening Program For The Junior High School General Music Class Of Columbia View Intermediate School, Patricia Jeanne Baker Aug 1968

Designing A Music Listening Program For The Junior High School General Music Class Of Columbia View Intermediate School, Patricia Jeanne Baker

All Master's Theses

Faced with the need for providing a listening program without the assistance of an available curriculum guide in junior high school music for the Reynolds School District No. 7, it was the purpose of this writer to construct a design for a program of instruction in music listening. The suggested design is based upon an examination of literature related to listening and is illustrated by sample materials provided in the appendices.


A Comparative Study Of The Joplin Reading Plan And The Traditional Reading Plan In The Northshore School District, Steven J. Gimurtu Aug 1968

A Comparative Study Of The Joplin Reading Plan And The Traditional Reading Plan In The Northshore School District, Steven J. Gimurtu

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to compare the effectiveness of two reading programs, one using the Joplin Plan of reading, and the other, the Traditional plan of grouping for reading instruction. A comparison of the results of reading achievement test scores was made between the groups.


A Progress/Status Report On The Teaching Of Listening, Gail Fera Juris Aug 1968

A Progress/Status Report On The Teaching Of Listening, Gail Fera Juris

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of the present research to systematically study the teachability of listening. More specifically, answers to the following questions were sought: 1. Is enough known about listening so it can be taught? 2. How effectively and efficiently can it be taught?


A Developmental, Sequential Method Of Teaching Library Skills To Student Librarians, Mary Hogben Kron Aug 1968

A Developmental, Sequential Method Of Teaching Library Skills To Student Librarians, Mary Hogben Kron

All Master's Theses

This study developed and tested the success of a developmental, sequential series of study units to teach skills useful in the library. The units were used to train student librarians, and to develop library skills in students with little or-no previous acquaintance with the reference tools and resources of the high school library.


Components In A Comprehensive And Integrated Sex Education Program For The Kindergarten, Joyce Lucile Johnson Aug 1968

Components In A Comprehensive And Integrated Sex Education Program For The Kindergarten, Joyce Lucile Johnson

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of the study (1) to survey available resource material in sex education adaptable to the five-year-old level; (2) to design and test a method of integrating a program of meaningful sex education into the kindergarten curriculum; and (3) to provide reference to available resource material for teachers and parents so that there may be a home-school-child triangle of learning.


A Proposed Industrial Arts Guide For Kusaie High School, Eastern Caroline Islands, Malcolm H. Lindquist Aug 1968

A Proposed Industrial Arts Guide For Kusaie High School, Eastern Caroline Islands, Malcolm H. Lindquist

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study is to provide the writer an opportunity to propose an Industrial Arts guide for Kusaie High School, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. This particular guide has never been proposed for this high school. Kusaie High School is rapidly enlarging its enrollment, expanding its staff, and planning a new campus. To educate adequately the increasing number of students and effectively plan the new campus, an Industrial Arts guide is a paramount necessity.


Development Of An Automated Program To Teach Auditory Discrimination, Lawrence A. Porter Aug 1968

Development Of An Automated Program To Teach Auditory Discrimination, Lawrence A. Porter

All Master's Theses

The study was initiated to determine whether or not certain skills which are necessary to the development of good speech could be programed. Students utilizing programed instruction techniques would be able to practice skills which were formerly acquired during regular therapy sessions and, therefore, have the benefit of therapeutic services at their own discretion. The particular phase of speech therapy selected was auditory discrimination ability.


A Survey And Evaluation Of Creative Writing Through The Media Of Individualized Movies In The Seventh Grade, Loy Victor Sutton Aug 1968

A Survey And Evaluation Of Creative Writing Through The Media Of Individualized Movies In The Seventh Grade, Loy Victor Sutton

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine if creative writing could be improved through the motivation of individualized movies as compared to the standard creative writing assignment.


An Analysis Of County And Community Resources Available For Social Studies And Science Classes In The Bisbee, Arizona, Area, Lulu G. Smith Aug 1968

An Analysis Of County And Community Resources Available For Social Studies And Science Classes In The Bisbee, Arizona, Area, Lulu G. Smith

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study to determine some county and community resources available for use in the social studies and science classes of the elementary schools in the Bisbee, Arizona, area.


A Guide For Introducing Power Mechanics Into The Yakima Public Junior High Schools, James L. Smith Jr. Aug 1968

A Guide For Introducing Power Mechanics Into The Yakima Public Junior High Schools, James L. Smith Jr.

All Master's Theses

In a power dependent society such as ours, it is important that the knowledge of mechanical power and its utilization be offered to the student through the industrial arts curriculum. There are no existing courses in power mechanics in the Yakima Public Junior High Schools, and this is the problem the writer attempts to solve. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to propose a guide containing sufficient information for the inauguration of a basic power mechanics course into the school system.


Teaching Reading To The Educable Mentally Retarded At The Junior High Level Through Music And Rhythms, John Ernest Wollenweber Jr. Aug 1968

Teaching Reading To The Educable Mentally Retarded At The Junior High Level Through Music And Rhythms, John Ernest Wollenweber Jr.

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of teaching reading to educable mentally retarded children at the junior high school level through the use of music and rhythms.


Integration Of Library Skills With The Teaching Of The Common Curriculum, Vernie M. Young Aug 1968

Integration Of Library Skills With The Teaching Of The Common Curriculum, Vernie M. Young

All Master's Theses

The problem is to develop and field test some integrated library skills for grades four, five and six for the teachers and the librarian to use in cooperatively developed lessons emphasizing the various library skills appropriate to the pupils in the intermediate grades of the Wapato School System.


Performance Criteria For The Elementary School Principal In Curriculum Development, Harry H. Haney Jr. Aug 1968

Performance Criteria For The Elementary School Principal In Curriculum Development, Harry H. Haney Jr.

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to (1) examine current literature in the fields of curriculum development and elementary school administration to determine the role of the elementary school principal in curriculum development, (2) interpret this role into performance criteria, and (3) draw attention to areas of curriculum development in Washington State in which the elementary school principals should exert more leadership.


An Identification Of Factors Associated With The Current Elementary Music Program In The Bellevue Schools, Carol Rogel Scott Jul 1968

An Identification Of Factors Associated With The Current Elementary Music Program In The Bellevue Schools, Carol Rogel Scott

All Master's Theses

1. To determine the needs of the first grade teachers of the Bellevue Public Schools in the area of music by asking their assessment of the present system as it provides space, equipment, texts, supervision, and in-service opportunities. 2. To determine through comparison the effect of musical background, teaching experience, and college training on these needs. 3. To examine through related research, current attitudes toward music in the schools as well as the effect of the relationship of the self-contained classroom to the special areas, especially music. 4. To help create an awareness among the teachers contacted as to materials ...


A Survey To Determine The Number And Types Of Office Machines Used In The Ellensburg, Washington Area And Implications For The Teaching Of Office Machines, Ruth Anne Bopp Jul 1968

A Survey To Determine The Number And Types Of Office Machines Used In The Ellensburg, Washington Area And Implications For The Teaching Of Office Machines, Ruth Anne Bopp

All Master's Theses

This survey of randomly selected business firms was an effort to determine the kinds of office machines being used in Ellensburg, Washington. The study was also directed towards identifying the training necessary for initial employment and the extent to which office machine training should be offered by the Ellensburg Senior High School.


A Summer Conservation Education Program For Intermediate Grade Children, Alfred John Palm Jul 1968

A Summer Conservation Education Program For Intermediate Grade Children, Alfred John Palm

All Master's Theses

The writer will develop a three-week program of class study in the areas of conservation of our outdoor natural resources and recommended camping skills. The three-week class session will be followed with a one-week camping program. During the course of this study, the major objective will be to design a program of conservation for intermediate school students. The study should also present some of the possible social values to be gained from such a program.


Follow-Up Study Of Business Education Proficiency Card Holders That Have Graduated From Nathan Hale High School, Seattle, Washington, 1965, 1966, 1967, Donald T. Smith Jul 1968

Follow-Up Study Of Business Education Proficiency Card Holders That Have Graduated From Nathan Hale High School, Seattle, Washington, 1965, 1966, 1967, Donald T. Smith

All Master's Theses

The general purpose of this study has been to determine the effectiveness and usefulness of the Business Education Curriculum at Nathan Hale High School in Seattle, Washington, based on an analysis of information provided by students who graduated in 1965, 1966, and 1967 and who earned Business Education Proficiency Cards.


A Comparative Study Of A Linguistic And A Traditional Approach To Spelling, Dale Henry Sayler Jul 1968

A Comparative Study Of A Linguistic And A Traditional Approach To Spelling, Dale Henry Sayler

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to compare a modern linguistics method in spelling instruction to a previously used traditional method to answer the question: Is the linguistic method more effective than the traditional method in teaching spelling?


A Study In The Use Of Programmed Instruction In Family Life Education, Myrna Joyce Eberly Jun 1968

A Study In The Use Of Programmed Instruction In Family Life Education, Myrna Joyce Eberly

All Master's Theses

This thesis will represent a report and evaluation of teaching an experimental nineteen-day unit in personal and family relationships at the ninth grade level at Curtis Junior-Senior High School, Tacoma, Washington, during November and December, 1967.


A Study Of What An Elementary Principal Should Know About The First Grade Reading Program, James Edward Devine Jun 1968

A Study Of What An Elementary Principal Should Know About The First Grade Reading Program, James Edward Devine

All Master's Theses

Since most formal reading instruction begins in the first grade, it was the purpose of this study to provide elementary principals with information on certain phases of the first grade reading program. Those phases seen as important to this study include basic methods, skills, materials, and evaluation procedures used in teaching reading.