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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.


The Identification Of Concepts, Concept Clusters, Objectives, And Suggested Organizational Patterns For The Teaching Of American History At Mount Si High School, M. Dale Leavitt Aug 1968

The Identification Of Concepts, Concept Clusters, Objectives, And Suggested Organizational Patterns For The Teaching Of American History At Mount Si High School, M. Dale Leavitt

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to assist in the evaluation of the social studies by identifying concepts, concept clusters, and objectives. Suggestions for scheduling and grouping consistent with instructional objectives and which may be used as models for planning and organizing for the teaching of American History at Mount Si High School are presented.


Electronic Data Processing In Washington’S Schools: A Status Study, Lester Ray Jones Aug 1968

Electronic Data Processing In Washington’S Schools: A Status Study, Lester Ray Jones

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to learn what jobs the largest school districts in Washington were doing on EDP; (2) to learn what equipment was being used in doing those jobs; (3) to learn what EDP was costing the districts who were using it; and (4) to answer other questions which might be of interest to school districts considering the utilization of EDP.


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?


An In Depth Study Of A Child With Visual Perceptual Problems And An Attempt To Determine The Effectiveness Of Configuration Analysis As Related To Visual Perception, Gail Hintze Aug 1968

An In Depth Study Of A Child With Visual Perceptual Problems And An Attempt To Determine The Effectiveness Of Configuration Analysis As Related To Visual Perception, Gail Hintze

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to work closely with one child who had been diagnosed as a disabled reader with visual perception problems to determine if the intensive use of visual perceptual training in the use of configuration analysis would improve the subject's reading power.


A Survey Of Teacher Aides Under Title I Of The Elementary And Secondary Act Of 1965 In The State Of Washington, Richard Lee Evans Aug 1968

A Survey Of Teacher Aides Under Title I Of The Elementary And Secondary Act Of 1965 In The State Of Washington, Richard Lee Evans

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to survey teacher aides in the state of Washington in an effort to obtain factual information about their background, duties performed, and attitudes toward the teacher aide program.


A Comparison Of The Needs And Values Of Experienced Teachers Of Special Education And The Needs And Values Of Experienced Teachers Of Regular Education, Donald Anrud Holmes Aug 1968

A Comparison Of The Needs And Values Of Experienced Teachers Of Special Education And The Needs And Values Of Experienced Teachers Of Regular Education, Donald Anrud Holmes

All Master's Theses

This study used the II:PPS and the AVLSV to test seven hypotheses. These hypotheses asked if there was significant difference at the .05 level as measured by the "t" test between experienced teachers of special education and incoming prospective teachers of special education, of experienced teachers of special education and graduating prospective teachers of special education, and of experienced teachers of special education and the college normal samples as published by the test manual. The hypotheses asked the same questions as related to regular teachers of education. In addition, the hypotheses asked if there was a difference between experienced ...


A Survey Of Ten Community School Programs, Claude M. Gove Aug 1968

A Survey Of Ten Community School Programs, Claude M. Gove

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study was to ascertain whether or not community school programs contained any or all of the recommended items set forth by authorities.


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.


A Study Of Office Machines Knowledge And Skills Needed For Initial Employment In Chehalis And Centralia, Washington, Clare Walter Johnson Aug 1968

A Study Of Office Machines Knowledge And Skills Needed For Initial Employment In Chehalis And Centralia, Washington, Clare Walter Johnson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the amount of office machines knowledge and skills needed for initial employment in Chehalis and Centralia. An allied problem was to discover what office machines were being used, and the length of training period on each office machine as specified by businessmen in Chehalis and Centralia.


Audio-Visual Aids, Manipulative Materials, And Arithmetic Achievement In Grade Four, Janice Cameron Mccolaugh Aug 1968

Audio-Visual Aids, Manipulative Materials, And Arithmetic Achievement In Grade Four, Janice Cameron Mccolaugh

All Master's Theses

The central problem of this study was to determine whether children using an above-normal amount of audio-visual aids and manipulative materials would achieve significantly higher in arithmetic.


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.


An Investigation Of Five Basic Reading Programs At The Third Grade Level For Instruction In Contextual And Structural Clue Techniques Of Word-Meaning Attack, Jeanne G. Nurding Aug 1968

An Investigation Of Five Basic Reading Programs At The Third Grade Level For Instruction In Contextual And Structural Clue Techniques Of Word-Meaning Attack, Jeanne G. Nurding

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to examine five basic reading programs at the third grade level to identify instructional lessons presented in two categories of context clues and three types of structural clues. The two categories of contextual clues were word clues and typographical clues. The three types of structural clues were prefixes, suffixes, and inflectional endings. Identification of the variety of clues and frequency of clue lessons in each textbook series and the similarities and differences in presentation among series was also considered an important part of the purpose for this study.


A Comparison Of Self-Concept Scores Before And After Three Months Job Corps Experience, Alan I. Marshlain Aug 1968

A Comparison Of Self-Concept Scores Before And After Three Months Job Corps Experience, Alan I. Marshlain

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine if a significantly more positive self-concept is developed after approximately three months of Job Corps experiences.


An Administrator’S Guide To Modular Scheduling In The Secondary Schools, Larry E. Norwood Aug 1968

An Administrator’S Guide To Modular Scheduling In The Secondary Schools, Larry E. Norwood

All Master's Theses

This study assumes interest and recognition by administrators of the profound need for organizational change. The study will attempt to utilize the experiences of schools experimenting with modular scheduling in order to establish guidelines for administrators who wish to promote innovative scheduling in their own districts. It is the purpose of this study to show that modular scheduling is possible and can offer added benefits for any school district.


An Analysis Of Washington State Elementary Teachers’ Attitudes Toward Foreign Language Instruction In The Elementary School (Files), Thomas H. Nelson Aug 1968

An Analysis Of Washington State Elementary Teachers’ Attitudes Toward Foreign Language Instruction In The Elementary School (Files), Thomas H. Nelson

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were (1) to ascertain the attitudes and opinions of 125 teachers in first class districts in the State of Washington toward the teaching of a foreign language in elementary schools; and (2) to present a summary of literature on FLES to reveal the thinking of those involved in FLES programs.


An Instructional Film Illustrating Leg Wrestling Moves, Counters, And Drills, Vernon Lyle Merkely Aug 1968

An Instructional Film Illustrating Leg Wrestling Moves, Counters, And Drills, Vernon Lyle Merkely

All Master's Theses

This study is concerned exclusively with offensive and defensive leg wrestling. The maneuvers included in such an instructional film should have a wide enough range to be used in a high school physical education program or in varsity college wrestling. The problems of this study were first, to determine the moves, counters, and drills used in effective leg wrestling that were taught by leading coaches, and second, to present these moves, counters, and drills in action film with a comprehensive printed description and analysis of these moves.


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.


A Study Measuring The Effectiveness Of Visual Recall Provided By A Videotape Recorder In Teaching Golf Performance Skills, Rodney G. Morrow Aug 1968

A Study Measuring The Effectiveness Of Visual Recall Provided By A Videotape Recorder In Teaching Golf Performance Skills, Rodney G. Morrow

All Master's Theses

This is a study to determine if beginning golf students who view a videotape replay of themselves practicing a full swinging golf shot with an instructor's critique will improve their golf performance skills significantly more than students whose full swinging golf shot is videotaped but who are not exposed to a videotape replay of their performance; however, they were provided an instructor's critique.


A Study Comparing The Understanding Of Selected Principles Of College Chemistry By Intermediate Grade Pupils In Ellensburg And Mercer Island, Washington, Geoffrey Wallace Mills Aug 1968

A Study Comparing The Understanding Of Selected Principles Of College Chemistry By Intermediate Grade Pupils In Ellensburg And Mercer Island, Washington, Geoffrey Wallace Mills

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to teach the content as identified in the Ellensburg Study to fifth and sixth grade pupils in West Mercer Elementary School; (2) to determine if differences or similarities existed between the Mercer Island and Ellensburg groups; and (3) to develop an attitude scale to reflect pupils' concerns about science.


A Comparison Of Two Methods Of Teaching Place Value, Bruce Alan Pennington Aug 1968

A Comparison Of Two Methods Of Teaching Place Value, Bruce Alan Pennington

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study to determine how children who have been taught place value of number by number base systems on the fifth grade level achieve on two standardized achievement tests and a teacher-made test as compared to those children who have been taught using several ideas and techniques of the traditional approach.


Handedness And Dominance Patterns Of Normal And Mentally Retarded Children, Robert Henry Schreindl Aug 1968

Handedness And Dominance Patterns Of Normal And Mentally Retarded Children, Robert Henry Schreindl

All Master's Theses

The problem is to determine if left handedness differs significantly between normal and mentally retarded children, if laterality differs significantly between normal and mentally retarded children, and if laterality differs significantly between left and right handed normal and mentally retarded children.


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.


What Constitutes A Good P.T.A. Program, William Earnest Watson Aug 1968

What Constitutes A Good P.T.A. Program, William Earnest Watson

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to survey and evaluate the available literature on Parent-Teacher Association programs during the years 1957 through 1967 to determine the characteristics of a good P-TA program, as based upon statements describing "good" programs. The review of the literature was done at Central Washington State College, the University of Washington, Seattle Pacific College, and the administrative offices of the Washington Parent-Teacher Association in Seattle, Washington.


A Study Of The Attitudes Of Public School Teachers In Chelan And Douglas Counties Regarding Teacher Evaluation For Merit Pay Purposes, Gerald Stewart Robertson Aug 1968

A Study Of The Attitudes Of Public School Teachers In Chelan And Douglas Counties Regarding Teacher Evaluation For Merit Pay Purposes, Gerald Stewart Robertson

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this research were: (1) to determine the attitude of public school teachers toward teacher evaluation for the purposes of merit pay; and (2) to determine the feasibility of a merit pay program based on these attitudes.


A Comparison Of Academic Achievement Between Slow Learning Grouped And Non-Grouped Seventh Grade Students In West Puyallup Junior High School, William George Selig Aug 1968

A Comparison Of Academic Achievement Between Slow Learning Grouped And Non-Grouped Seventh Grade Students In West Puyallup Junior High School, William George Selig

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to compare the academic achievement of seventh grade slow learning students in the modified learning program with those not in the program; (2) to determine if there is any difference in the academic achievement of the two groups. It was the investigator's hypothesis that there would be no significant difference in achievement due to grouping.


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.


A Study To Determine The Effect Of Picture Interpretation On The Achievement Of Culturally Deprived Second Grade Pupils, Jane Henriksen Smith Aug 1968

A Study To Determine The Effect Of Picture Interpretation On The Achievement Of Culturally Deprived Second Grade Pupils, Jane Henriksen Smith

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine whether second grade children from a low socio-economic area, taught with the use of flat pictures and the interpretation of such pictures to build vicarious experiences in the social studies program in correlation with other subject areas, will achieve as well as, or better than, second grade children from the same economic area who will be taught without such an abundant use of flat pictures.


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.