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A Survey Of First Year Elementary Teacher Attitudes Regarding Supervision And Evaluation Practices Of Their Principals, Larry L. Thomas Jul 1968

A Survey Of First Year Elementary Teacher Attitudes Regarding Supervision And Evaluation Practices Of Their Principals, Larry L. Thomas

All Master's Theses

It is the opinion of this writer that a teacher's attitude toward his building principal greatly affects his ability to perform in the classroom. If he is receiving the assistance he deserves and needs, his chances of success and continuance in the teaching field are greatly enhanced. This is especially true in the case of the beginning teacher who faces the innumerable problems inherent in teaching for the first time.


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.


Comparative Study Of The Effect Of Creative Dramatics On Listening Achievement, Alice L. Setzer Jul 1968

Comparative Study Of The Effect Of Creative Dramatics On Listening Achievement, Alice L. Setzer

All Master's Theses

The researcher, in an attempt to find if there were any differences in listening skills, compared the rate of progress in listening skills of fifth grade students, one group (experimental) participating in a planned program in creative dramatics in addition to the regular school program, with the second group (control) participating in the regular school program.


A Survey Of The Existing Production Facilities In The School Districts In The State Of Washington, Edward Stewart Ellis Jul 1968

A Survey Of The Existing Production Facilities In The School Districts In The State Of Washington, Edward Stewart Ellis

All Master's Theses

A survey conducted to determine: (1) what facilities exist now in Washington State's public schools for the production of instructional materials; (2) who staffs these facilities; and (3) how these facilities are utilized so it can be decided what is necessary for an adequate production program.


What Makes A Good Kindergarten?, Shirley Jean Riel Jul 1968

What Makes A Good Kindergarten?, Shirley Jean Riel

All Master's Theses

The problem is to find what constitutes a positive kindergarten program; and the purpose of this study is to analyze the value of kindergarten as a necessary part of every school program.


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?


The Development And Evaluation Of Six Eight Millimeter Cartridge Films And Study Guides On The Care And Maintenance Of The Clarinet And Cornet Or Trumpet, Marshall Richard Pancheau Jul 1968

The Development And Evaluation Of Six Eight Millimeter Cartridge Films And Study Guides On The Care And Maintenance Of The Clarinet And Cornet Or Trumpet, Marshall Richard Pancheau

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to produce eight millimeter (8mm) cartridge films to illustrate for the beginning instrumentalist the proper procedures to follow in caring for his instrument. The study endeavored to prove that 8mm cartridge films provide a valuable means of individualizing instruction in instrumental music. For the purpose of this study, six cartridge films and study guides were produced. This series was then evaluated by a panel of instrumental music teachers.


An Examination Of View Compatibility Between Graduate Study Planners And School Principals Concerning Preparation Requirements For Principal Credentials, Charles Robert Frisbie Jul 1968

An Examination Of View Compatibility Between Graduate Study Planners And School Principals Concerning Preparation Requirements For Principal Credentials, Charles Robert Frisbie

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to ascertain the extent to which views and opinions of graduate study planners and implementers of courses leading to principal's credentials agree with views and opinions of public school principals and it assumes that such information might influence the planning of future courses of study for public school administrators.


An Investigation Of Attitudes Towards The Objectives Of And The Preparation For Junior High School Teaching As Expressed By Selected Central Washington State College Graduates, Edward Morris Command Jun 1968

An Investigation Of Attitudes Towards The Objectives Of And The Preparation For Junior High School Teaching As Expressed By Selected Central Washington State College Graduates, Edward Morris Command

All Master's Theses

It was the original purpose of this study to determine the attitudes of the 1962-1966 Central Washington State College graduates, who were placed in junior high school teaching positions, towards the preparation they received for junior high teaching at Central Washington State College.


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.


An Analytical Bibliography Of Recent Writings On Mass Media (Particularly Television) That Have Special Significance For Secondary School Teachers Of English, Vernal E. Allen Jun 1968

An Analytical Bibliography Of Recent Writings On Mass Media (Particularly Television) That Have Special Significance For Secondary School Teachers Of English, Vernal E. Allen

All Master's Theses

Our students should have criteria for judging good television just as they have for literature. We, as a profession dedicated to the enrichment of lives through the humanities, are remiss if we neglect this major means of humanizing.


A Comparison Of The Needs And Values Of Graduating Prospective Teachers Of Special Education And The Needs And Values Of Graduating Prospective Teachers Of Regular Education, Steven Wilbur Baker Jun 1968

A Comparison Of The Needs And Values Of Graduating Prospective Teachers Of Special Education And The Needs And Values Of Graduating Prospective Teachers Of Regular Education, Steven Wilbur Baker

All Master's Theses

This study compared the needs and values of graduating prospective regular education teachers to graduating prospective special education teachers by the use of the Edwards Personal Preference Schedule and the Allport Vernon Lindzey Study of Values.


An Operational Handbook To Guide The Administrative Intern, Ben E. Farrell Jun 1968

An Operational Handbook To Guide The Administrative Intern, Ben E. Farrell

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were to (1) investigate the various areas of learning presented to an intern in educational administration, (2) to develop examples of forms and procedures for study guides, and (3) to compile these experiences for presentation of An Operational Handbook to Guide the Administrative Intern. Hopefully the handbook will form a basic bridge between theory and practice.


An Experimental Study Of The Effect Of Stimulation In The Prognosis Of Defective Articulation, Joyce Evelyn Dallmann Jun 1968

An Experimental Study Of The Effect Of Stimulation In The Prognosis Of Defective Articulation, Joyce Evelyn Dallmann

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of the study (1) to investigate the degree of improvement in defective speech among first grade children by comparing responses the children made on two articulation tests at the beginning of the school year with responses made on the same tests six months later and (2) to determine whether or not stimulation has prognostic value for the school speech clinician.


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.


An Analytical Study Of Title Vi, Public Law 89-750, Byron R. Holmgren Jun 1968

An Analytical Study Of Title Vi, Public Law 89-750, Byron R. Holmgren

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study to investigate the causal relationship between persons, organizations, and legislation affecting passage of Title VI of Public Law 89-750, which was designed to provide comprehensive aid for handicapped children and youth.


The Relationship Of The Institutionalized Juvenile Delinquent’S Self-Concept To Reading Achievement And Iq, Donald L. Lorentsen Jun 1968

The Relationship Of The Institutionalized Juvenile Delinquent’S Self-Concept To Reading Achievement And Iq, Donald L. Lorentsen

All Master's Theses

The literature has suggested that delinquents are characterized by a reading disability and a negative self-concept. The problem was to determine if there was a significant correlation between the measured self- concept and reading achievement, self-concept and IQ, and reading achievement and IQ of Institutionalized Juvenile Delinquents. A secondary purpose of the study was to determine if there was a significant difference between the self-concept of the present sample and the self-concept of the standardization sample used in the Piers-Harris Self-Concept Scale.


A Pilot Study Measuring The Effect Of The Video Tape Recorder In Improving Student Teacher Auditory And Overt Behavior Performance Skills During Their Student Teaching Experience, Robert Charles Wiley Jun 1968

A Pilot Study Measuring The Effect Of The Video Tape Recorder In Improving Student Teacher Auditory And Overt Behavior Performance Skills During Their Student Teaching Experience, Robert Charles Wiley

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were to (1) measure the effectiveness of the video tape-recorder as a teaching tool in improving student teacher performances in their application of specific teaching behaviors and (2) determine if student teachers' self-confidence in their ability to teach can be increased through video tape replay experiences.


A Comparative Study Of The Needs And Values Of Prospective Teachers Of Special Education And Regular Education, James H. Olson Jun 1968

A Comparative Study Of The Needs And Values Of Prospective Teachers Of Special Education And Regular Education, James H. Olson

All Master's Theses

It was concluded in the present study that there were areas of significant difference between the prospective teachers of special education and the prospective teachers of regular education with regard to their needs and values. The two instruments used to obtain this information were the Edwards Personal Preference Schedule and the Allport Vernon Lindzey Study of Values. The tests were administered to both groups of prospective teachers in the initial stage of their preparation for the teaching profession.


An Investigation Of The Inter-Relationship Of Library Aptitudes And Library Skills Instruction At Central Avenue School, Tacoma, Washington, Dorothy Louise Sturdivant Jun 1968

An Investigation Of The Inter-Relationship Of Library Aptitudes And Library Skills Instruction At Central Avenue School, Tacoma, Washington, Dorothy Louise Sturdivant

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine the influence of systematic library skills instruction on the library aptitude of growing children in their use of school library facilities and on the scope of their recreational reading, by means of an instrument designed to measure application of skills.


Teaching Of The Fiction And Film Unit In The High School With Melville’S “Bartleby The Scrivener” And Bluestone’S Bartleby As Models, Michael Paul Lions Jun 1968

Teaching Of The Fiction And Film Unit In The High School With Melville’S “Bartleby The Scrivener” And Bluestone’S Bartleby As Models, Michael Paul Lions

All Master's Theses

Because literature teachers have little understanding of the art of film, they often consider the film to be a frill rather than an aid to learning. The author contends in this study that literature teachers must be convinced that the motion picture is an art, and that the motion picture teaches the student to appreciate and understand literature more thoroughly. The problem is to convince the literature teacher of the art and the power of the film.


The Development Of Colored Multi-Layer Transparencies For Coaching Football, Walter Harvey Arlt Jun 1968

The Development Of Colored Multi-Layer Transparencies For Coaching Football, Walter Harvey Arlt

All Master's Theses

The purpose or this study was to develop transparencies to more greatly utilize the overhead projector in the instruction and coaching of football.


The Role Of The Head Resident As Perceived By Head Residents Student Personnel Staff And Faculty At Central Washington State College, James P. Hollister Jun 1968

The Role Of The Head Resident As Perceived By Head Residents Student Personnel Staff And Faculty At Central Washington State College, James P. Hollister

All Master's Theses

The major aim in undertaking the study was to examine the position of Head Resident by soliciting the views of student Personnel officials, Head Residents, and faculty persons, Further, it was the author's hope that a result of the study might be a clarification of the Head Resident position, based upon a composite viewpoint of the respondents of the study.


The Effectiveness Of Perceptual Training As A Corrective Measure For Reading Disability, Brenda Bonin Batali Jun 1968

The Effectiveness Of Perceptual Training As A Corrective Measure For Reading Disability, Brenda Bonin Batali

All Master's Theses

This study compared the differences in perceptual development found between (1) normal readers and disabled readers, and (2) Indian children of a reservation cultural background and non-Indian children. Subjects were fifty-three children of both Indian and non-Indian backgrounds ranging from the second to the fourth grades at White Swan Grade School.


A Study On The Effectiveness Of The Neurological Impress Method As A Remedial Reading Technique, Anthony Cairl Embrey May 1968

A Study On The Effectiveness Of The Neurological Impress Method As A Remedial Reading Technique, Anthony Cairl Embrey

All Master's Theses

There are many students who have quite serious reading problems which are not attributable to below normal intelligence. The task of this research was to determine the effectiveness of the Neurological Impress Method of reading instruction with these kinds of students. The method was evaluated in terms of its effect on the students' reading comprehension and reading vocabulary.


A Study Of The Benefits Received And The Problems Encountered By Students Using The Student Audiovisual Production Laboratory At Central Washington State College, Otis R. Hollar May 1968

A Study Of The Benefits Received And The Problems Encountered By Students Using The Student Audiovisual Production Laboratory At Central Washington State College, Otis R. Hollar

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to investigate the Student Production Services provided by the Audiovisual Library to the students of Central Washington State College, with a view toward determining the benefits received and the problems encountered by the students in producing instructional media required for their college activities. The hypothesis of the study is as follows: Students using the Student Audiovisual Production Laboratory at Central Washington State College are not experiencing any major difficulties in producing the materials to meet their needs.


A Comparative Study Of Slide Technique For The Trombone, James T. Mcdowell May 1968

A Comparative Study Of Slide Technique For The Trombone, James T. Mcdowell

All Master's Theses

Professional trombonists and teachers of the instrument do not agree on the various aspects of slide technique. The purpose of this paper is to compare slide techniques for the trombone. Therefore, basic concepts of holding the instrument will be examined, as well as concepts about the manipulation of the slide.


An Investigation Of The Pre-Planning Phases Of The Vale School Team Teaching Program, Conrad W. Lautensleger Mar 1968

An Investigation Of The Pre-Planning Phases Of The Vale School Team Teaching Program, Conrad W. Lautensleger

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to investigate the nature and sequence of the preliminary planning accomplished prior to the actual initiation of the Vale Elementary School team teaching program. This paper will not attempt to establish a relationship between improved instruction and elementary team teaching.


Validity Coefficients, Norm Tables, And Expectancy Tables Based On Central Washington State College Students’ Performance On The Washington Pre-College Tests, Kathleen Elizabeth Wall Jan 1968

Validity Coefficients, Norm Tables, And Expectancy Tables Based On Central Washington State College Students’ Performance On The Washington Pre-College Tests, Kathleen Elizabeth Wall

All Master's Theses

The study was developed with three purposes: to develop WPCT normative data for Central Washington State College (CWSC), to establish the validity of the WPCT for CWSC, and to provide expectancy tables for the use of school guidance personnel in counseling students who are present or anticipate attending CWSC.


A Study To Measure The Value Of Videotape Replays For Self-Evaluation By Teacher-Trainees Prior To Their Student Teaching Experience, John Edwin Bieber Jan 1968

A Study To Measure The Value Of Videotape Replays For Self-Evaluation By Teacher-Trainees Prior To Their Student Teaching Experience, John Edwin Bieber

All Master's Theses

A study to determine if teacher-trainees who view a videotape replay of themselves practicing specific teaching skills prior to receiving an analysis of their lesson will score significantly higher on a specially designed rating instrument than trainees who practice the same skills but receive no videotape-replay and must rely on their ability to recall a mental image as they receive an analysis of their lesson.