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A Study Of Centralized Technical Services For The Organization Of Learning Resource Materials With Examples From Three Selected School Districts, Marilyn Ann Drengson Dec 1968

A Study Of Centralized Technical Services For The Organization Of Learning Resource Materials With Examples From Three Selected School Districts, Marilyn Ann Drengson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to examine the methods used by three school districts--a small district, a medium-sized district, and a larger district--which have set up centralized technical services for the organization of learning resource materials, thereby relieving the individual librarian within the buildings of certain necessary, but time-consuming tasks. These methods will be set down herein and studied with the possibility in mind that districts which do not now provide these services may find some suggestions to consider in deciding upon the feasibility of such services.


A Proposed Interscholastic Track And Field Training Program For The Junior High School, James L. Hanson Dec 1968

A Proposed Interscholastic Track And Field Training Program For The Junior High School, James L. Hanson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to develop an interscholastic track and field training program suitable to the junior high school level student.


A Survey Of The Literature In The Area Of Progress Reporting And Diplomas And Its Implication For Special Education, Ned Clark Dec 1968

A Survey Of The Literature In The Area Of Progress Reporting And Diplomas And Its Implication For Special Education, Ned Clark

All Master's Theses

There is no regular or recommended procedure set forth by the state of Washington pertaining to standards for graduation requirements for special education students. The purposes of this study were two fold: (1) to examine the progress reporting systems in an effort to derive a method of reporting which would serve the needs of students, parents, and school personnel; (2) to help establish graduation requirements for the special education students in the Pateros School District.


A Study In Application Of Positive Reinforcement For Improving Listening Achievement, Ernest J. Bobko Dec 1968

A Study In Application Of Positive Reinforcement For Improving Listening Achievement, Ernest J. Bobko

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to (1) determine the effectiveness of utilizing positive reinforcement techniques to improve listening awareness during the process of receiving verbal instructions; (2) evaluate the use of reinforcement schedules with and without positive reinforcement; (3) determine to what extent a formal program utilizing reinforcement procedure compares with the absence of such procedure in a classroom.


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 Questionnaire Survey Of Time Allotment For Physical Education, Health, And Lifetime Sports In The “Double A” Schools Of Washington State, Frank W. Bratonia Dec 1968

A Questionnaire Survey Of Time Allotment For Physical Education, Health, And Lifetime Sports In The “Double A” Schools Of Washington State, Frank W. Bratonia

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to survey the administrators of the "Double A" high schools in the State of Washington to determine the amount of time boys' physical education, health, and lifetime sports is offered, and (2) to determine the number of individual activities offered in physical education and the time spent in each.


A Proposal For A Comprehensive High School For The Stanwood School District, Raymond Earl Cresap Dec 1968

A Proposal For A Comprehensive High School For The Stanwood School District, Raymond Earl Cresap

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to propose a plan for a new comprehensive high school for the increasing population in the Stanwood School District.


An Analysis Of The Fat Reducing Effects Of Participants In Selected, Freshmen Physical Education Classes, Arthur Acuff Dec 1968

An Analysis Of The Fat Reducing Effects Of Participants In Selected, Freshmen Physical Education Classes, Arthur Acuff

All Master's Theses

This study was composed of two problems as follows: 1. To determine if the four physical education activities classes did significantly control fat gain on college freshmen at St. Martin's College. 2. To determine which physical education activity will best control fat gain on college freshmen at St. Martin's College.


A Survey Of The Student Purchases In The Grandview High School In Grandview, Washington, Shirley Marie Lundstrom Nov 1968

A Survey Of The Student Purchases In The Grandview High School In Grandview, Washington, Shirley Marie Lundstrom

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this survey was (1) to determine the purchasing power and buying habits of a typical student, for himself and others, in a small high school over a specific period of time; (2) to compare the amounts (commodities and services) spent by boys and girls; (3) to determine the relative buying habits and purchasing capacities of different high school classes; (4) to ascertain if students living in-town spend more or less than those living out-of-town; and (5) to compare the purchasing results of this survey with two other selected similar surveys that have been completed on consumer buying.


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.


The Development Of The Wenatchee Youth Circus As An Extra-Curricular Educational Experience, Paul K. Pugh Sep 1968

The Development Of The Wenatchee Youth Circus As An Extra-Curricular Educational Experience, Paul K. Pugh

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to trace the development of the Wenatchee Youth Circus and its contribution to the educational growth and development of its participants.


Adapting The Montessori Approach To Moderately Handicapped Children, Mary E. Croiser Aug 1968

Adapting The Montessori Approach To Moderately Handicapped Children, Mary E. Croiser

All Master's Theses

This paper is meant for the public school special education teacher of moderately handicapped children who has had some teacher training in the Montessori method. It is not the purpose of the paper to prove the Montessori method, but rather to show how some of it could be adapted for use with moderately handicapped children of primary school age.


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 Study Of The Graduates Of The Master Of Education Program At Central Washington State College, 1949-1964, Edward Henry Euken Aug 1968

A Study Of The Graduates Of The Master Of Education Program At Central Washington State College, 1949-1964, Edward Henry Euken

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to determine the vocational status of the graduates of the Master of Education program of Central Washington State College; and (2) to obtain recommendations for improvement of the program.


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.


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.


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 Achievement Of Underage And Overage Third Grade Boys And Girls., Carl M. Maw Aug 1968

A Comparative Study Of The Achievement Of Underage And Overage Third Grade Boys And Girls., Carl M. Maw

All Master's Theses

It is the intention of this study to gain some insight into the problem of starting boys and girls into school at an age when they may be too immature to cope with the pressures of the school environment. The purpose of his study, then, is to locate, compare and analyze some of the differences that seem to exist between the two sexes. This study will consist to two separate by integral sections: the first being the survey of literature and the second being a comparison of the achievement of underage and overage pupils.


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.


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 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 Factors Relating To Grade-School Band Dropouts In The Aberdeen School District, Richard Daniel Lundstrom Aug 1968

A Study Of Factors Relating To Grade-School Band Dropouts In The Aberdeen School District, Richard Daniel Lundstrom

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to determine the various causes of student dropouts in the beginning band program; (2) to examine the relation of statistics collected between five elementary schools; (3) to analyze, in particular, various student responses as well as aptitude factors as causes for dropouts; and (4) to compare the results with other selected related studies.


Subtraction - - Whole Numbers When The Minuend Contains Fewer Units Than The Subtrahend, Naida Ruth Pino Aug 1968

Subtraction - - Whole Numbers When The Minuend Contains Fewer Units Than The Subtrahend, Naida Ruth Pino

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study was to answer the question: Which method or methods of teaching subtraction are being used in the elementary school today? An attempt also was made to answer the question: Why?


A Study Of The Effects Of Certain Physical Activities On The Progress Of Reading Comprehension, Word Knowledge, And Rate, Neil Allen Cummings Aug 1968

A Study Of The Effects Of Certain Physical Activities On The Progress Of Reading Comprehension, Word Knowledge, And Rate, Neil Allen Cummings

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this paper (1) to study the affects of certain physical activities (creeping, crawling, balancing and rhythm) related to the improvement of comprehension, vocabulary, and rate of reading; (2) to compare the amount of progress in reading of the boys to the progress of the girls; and (3) to compare the amount of progress of the high, middle, and low reading groups.


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 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.


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.


A Comparison Of Certain Creativity And Personality Variables, Carol Jeanne Stevens Aug 1968

A Comparison Of Certain Creativity And Personality Variables, Carol Jeanne Stevens

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the present study was to make a comparison of personality variables with creativity scores for a group of 60 educators to determine if there are any personality factors significantly different between the high creative or low creative subjects. Two instruments were used: the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory and the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking, Verbal, Form A.


A Critical Examination Of The Phonics And Structural Analysis Skill Development In The Sra Reading Laboratory Iiia, Florence B. Hay Aug 1968

A Critical Examination Of The Phonics And Structural Analysis Skill Development In The Sra Reading Laboratory Iiia, Florence B. Hay

All Master's Theses

The study was made in an effort to tabulate all of the phonics and structural analysis skills presented in the SRA Reading Laboratory IIIa as to the various kinds offered; frequency of use; methods of presentation. Also, extensive research was attempted to ascertain leading reading authorities' opinions on the use of these analyses for secondary students. The purpose of the study was to determine whether the SRA Reading Laboratory IIIa would be the best material to use for the retarded and disabled readers at the secondary level.


An Investigation Of Public Relations Programs In The First-Class Public School Districts In The State Of Washington, Richard Grove Boon Aug 1968

An Investigation Of Public Relations Programs In The First-Class Public School Districts In The State Of Washington, Richard Grove Boon

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were (1) to identify the school district officers who devoted full- or part-time duty to the promotion of public relations; (2) to identify the types of communication that they employed; and (3) to compare such factors as the previous position held by the public relations officer to the present position held by the public relations officer, the area of emphasis public relations program receives to the competency public relations officer feels in emphasized area, and the size of district student enrollment to the desire for the establishment of full- or part-time public relations positions.