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Western Kentucky University

Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

1946

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Abstract Of Masters' Theses At Western Prior To 1946, Thomas Link Aug 1946

Abstract Of Masters' Theses At Western Prior To 1946, Thomas Link

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The purpose of this compilation has been to put the complete works of those Master of Arts graduates into one bound volume in a summarized form. These summarized statements are sometimes extractions from the prefaces, introductions or conclusions of the theses. They are in most instances quotations of purpose or conclusion. Only a few are summarized completely by annotated statements of the problem involved.


Reorganization Of Russell County's Schools, Luther Wilson Aug 1946

Reorganization Of Russell County's Schools, Luther Wilson

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The purpose of this study is to deal with some undesirable conditions which could be corrected. Why should two small high schools exist with only seven miles separating them? Why should classes composed of fewer than ten students be taught, when the same students could be taught in larger groups, through consolidation without inconvenience to anyone? Why should 173 adolescents of Russell County eligible for high school not attend school? Why should teachers of two high schools in Russell County work in overcrowded buildings when they could work under better conditions. These are some of the problems which confront the ...


A Study Of Pupil Rating In The Field Of Industrial Arts, Ralph Lewis Aug 1946

A Study Of Pupil Rating In The Field Of Industrial Arts, Ralph Lewis

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Rating in its many forms and phases seems to be recognized as an integral part of standard classroom procedure. Industrial arts is one of the fields in which there is a great need for the application of the best known principles and procedures in educational measurement. Industrial arts teachers and supervisors need reliable measuring instruments and methods in order to give better educational guidance, to evaluate personality traits, to motivate learning, to study the effectiveness of teaching materials and methods, and to measure pupil progress more accurately through the establishment of more definite standards of performance and through the diagnosis ...


The Reorganization Of Hopkins County Schools, John Adams Aug 1946

The Reorganization Of Hopkins County Schools, John Adams

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Purpose of the study - Educators and lay citizens alike, in the main, want the schools to extend their services so as to meet all the educational needs of the youth. Surveys of the schools in the Hopkins County District in recent years have convincingly revealed that these services are not being rendered. At the suggestion of the Hopkins County School Superintendent H.W. Wilkey, and others this study is being made.

This is an intensive study of the schools of Hopkins County as they exist today, with suggestions for a plan of reorganization to bring them to the point of ...


Unit Procedure Versus The Traditional Procedure In Teaching Social Science, Uberto Price Jun 1946

Unit Procedure Versus The Traditional Procedure In Teaching Social Science, Uberto Price

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The problem is to determine which is more effective in teaching social science, the unit procedure or the traditional procedure, the assign-study-recite-test.