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A Study Of The Grades Of The Western Kentucky State Teachers College During The Years 1929-30, 1930-31, 1931-32, Carolyn Seward Aug 1933

A Study Of The Grades Of The Western Kentucky State Teachers College During The Years 1929-30, 1930-31, 1931-32, Carolyn Seward

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The problem selected for this thesis is "A Study of the Grades of the Western Kentucky State Teachers College during the Years 1929-30, 1930-31, 1931-32." The purpose of the study is as follows:

  1. To compare the distribution of grades by the various instructors of the college.
  2. To weight the grades assigned by the individual instructors.
  3. To compare the distribution of grades by the various departments.
  4. To weight the grades assigned by departments.
  5. To compare the grades given by instructors within the same departments.
  6. To compare the grades given by the college as a whole with other colleges.
  7. To compare the ...


The Drawing & Holding Power Of The Ohio County High Schools, P. L. Sanderfur Aug 1933

The Drawing & Holding Power Of The Ohio County High Schools, P. L. Sanderfur

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The purpose of this study can be divided into three parts:

  1. To determine the drawing and holding power of the Ohio County high schools.
  2. To find out why certain students are dropping out of school.
  3. To offer suggestions, if possible, as to how the drawing and holding power of the Ohio County high schools may be increased.


Relative Scholastic Success Of College Students From High Schools Of Varying Sizes, Leonard Lee Hudson Aug 1933

Relative Scholastic Success Of College Students From High Schools Of Varying Sizes, Leonard Lee Hudson

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Education in America has made substantial growth in its various phases. No factor has been more marked than in the secondary field. The South was tardy in establishing a systematic scheme owing to the devastation of a Civil War and the misunderstandings natural to a reconstruction period. Many forces for the improvement of the secondary field in this section are now accomplishing wonderful results. Accrediting associations to investigate, recommend, and regulate certain practices, different divisions of the state department of education to supervise and inspect, research organizations, graduate schools, and school authorities are adding to the fund of knowledge regarding ...


A Comparative Study Of The Ability & Effort Of Mccracken County & Paducah, Kentucky, To Support Their Educational Programs, Herman Robertson Aug 1933

A Comparative Study Of The Ability & Effort Of Mccracken County & Paducah, Kentucky, To Support Their Educational Programs, Herman Robertson

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The problem is four-fold:

  1. To compare the ability of McCracken County and Paducah, Kentucky, to finance their educational programs.
  2. To compare the effort that McCracken County and Paducah are making to finance their educational programs.
  3. To compare the educational programs of McCracken County and Paducah.
  4. To suggest a defensible educational program based on the ability and effort of the educational unit to support it.


The Training Of High School Teachers In Kentucky From Western Kentucky Teachers College In Relation To The Subjects They Teach, Harod Patton Aug 1933

The Training Of High School Teachers In Kentucky From Western Kentucky Teachers College In Relation To The Subjects They Teach, Harod Patton

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Much has been written concerning the kind of training a high-school teacher should have, but very little has been written concerning the training they have in relation to what they teach. Not very much is known concerning the actual facts of the condition existing at the present in the high schools in the state of Kentucky. The purpose of this study is to find these facts as they are and on this basis to determine the relationship that exists between the major and minor subjects and administrators from the Western Kentucky State Teachers College; and the subject they teach. Also ...


What Is The Ability And Effort Of Washington County To Finance Its Educational Program?, Joseph Howard Jun 1933

What Is The Ability And Effort Of Washington County To Finance Its Educational Program?, Joseph Howard

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

This study attempts to measure the ability, the effort and the educational program of Washington County. It also recommends an educational program based upon the ability of the county to finance it.


Activities Of County School Superintendents In Kentucky, G. R. Mccoy Jun 1933

Activities Of County School Superintendents In Kentucky, G. R. Mccoy

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

This study is undertaken to find out what activities are actually performed by the county school superintendent in the state of Kentucky. Much theorizing has been done about what he should do and how he should allocate his time, but it seems that no one has done much to find out just what he does. Courses of instruction are being offered in many colleges for the purpose of preparing person to administer efficiently the office of county school superintendent. These courses are based mainly on theory and not on facts. It is hoped that this study will aid instructors in ...


Specific Training As A Means Of Developing Specific Abilities In Reading, Ola Roemer Jun 1933

Specific Training As A Means Of Developing Specific Abilities In Reading, Ola Roemer

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The problem specifically stated is: What is the effect of specific training upon the development of the ability to pick out central thoughts of paragraphs as compared with the results of obtained in the same direction from general reading procedures?

The purpose of this study is to compare the results of specific training upon the development of this special ability in reading with the results obtained in the same direction from general reading procedures.


A Study Of The Public School System Of Todd County, Edwin Hadden Jun 1933

A Study Of The Public School System Of Todd County, Edwin Hadden

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Statement of Problem - The main problem is an attempt to find how Todd County, as a unit, can best provide for the elementary and secondary education of her 2,650 boys and girls. The aims of the consideration of this problem are five, as follows:

  1. To compare the efficiency of the one-room schools with the central schools, and the central schools with the independent graded school.
  2. To compare teacher results and teacher qualifications.
  3. To discover the needed number of elementary and high school plants.
  4. To discover the needed number of elementary and high school teachers.
  5. To secure a basis for ...


The Attitude Of The Presidents Of The United States Toward Education As Revealed In Their Messages To Congress, Kelsey R. Cummins Jun 1933

The Attitude Of The Presidents Of The United States Toward Education As Revealed In Their Messages To Congress, Kelsey R. Cummins

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

This thesis is undertaken with the intention of studying the attitude of the Presidents of the United States toward education as revealed in their messages to Congress. The writer chose this subject because he felt that the messages and speeches reflect their attitude toward education and to some extent at least reflect the national attitude. Since this group has included some of America’s ablest leaders, education may find in their works arguments of great weight.

Since the study was restricted to the messages of Presidents, naturally Richardson’s “Messages and Papers of the Presidents of the Presidents to 1908 ...