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A Comparison Of The Performance Of Five Randomly Selected Groups Of 1978-1979 Eighth Grade Students On Five Different Stanford Achievement Test Batteries Standardized In 1929, 1940, 1952, 1964, And 1973, Vaughn D. Chambers Dec 1979

A Comparison Of The Performance Of Five Randomly Selected Groups Of 1978-1979 Eighth Grade Students On Five Different Stanford Achievement Test Batteries Standardized In 1929, 1940, 1952, 1964, And 1973, Vaughn D. Chambers

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The purpose of this study was to examine the test performance of five randomly selected groups of 1978 students on five different versions of the Stanford Achievement Test. Three types of comparisons were made. First, the test scores of the five groups of 1978 students in grade 8.1 were compared with each other on the 1929, 1940, 1952, 1964, and 1973 Stanford Achievement Tests. Second, the test scores of each 1978 test group were compared with the test scores of the 8.1 normlng group for each test. Last, the test scores of 1978 students were compared with the ...


The Effect Of A Planned Parent Education Program Upon The Young Child's Cognitive And Affective Development And The Prime Caregiver's Assessment Of Child Behavior, Jean T. Scogin Dec 1979

The Effect Of A Planned Parent Education Program Upon The Young Child's Cognitive And Affective Development And The Prime Caregiver's Assessment Of Child Behavior, Jean T. Scogin

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The problem was to determine the extent a selected parent education program influenced the oognitive and affective development of educationally deprived Appalachian pre-school children and to determine to what extent the program influenced the prime caregivers' assessment of the child's behavior. Subjects included 40 Appalachian prime caregivers and their children who participated in four intact home-based classes. They were randomly assigned to treatment by the teacher, in order to equate the home visitor case load. In the Experimental Group, prime caregivers were provided with resources developed from the Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) program. Control Group prime caregivers ...


A Comparison Of The Performance Of Five Randomly Selected Groups Of 1978-1979 Eighth Grade Students On Five Different Stanford Achievement Test Batteries Standardized In 1929, 1940, 1952, 1964, And 1973, Vaughn D. Chambers Dec 1979

A Comparison Of The Performance Of Five Randomly Selected Groups Of 1978-1979 Eighth Grade Students On Five Different Stanford Achievement Test Batteries Standardized In 1929, 1940, 1952, 1964, And 1973, Vaughn D. Chambers

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The purpose of this study was to examine the test performance of five randomly selected groups of 1978 students on five different versions of the Stanford Achievement Test. Three types of comparisons were made. First, the test scores of the five groups of 1978 students in grade 8.1 were compared with each other on the 1929, 1940, 1952, 1964, and 1973 Stanford Achievement Tests. Second, the test scores of each 1978 test group were compared with the test scores of the 8.1 normlng group for each test. Last, the test scores of 1978 students were compared with the ...


An Analysis Of The Educational Experiences And Views Of Jesse Stuart, Jack R. Garland Dec 1979

An Analysis Of The Educational Experiences And Views Of Jesse Stuart, Jack R. Garland

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The purpose of this study was to analyze the educational experiences and views of Jesse Stuart through selected writings, speeches, and the educational positions that he held. Stuart, over a time span of fifty years, held over nine different educational positions. They were: teacher at Cane Creek Elementary School, Greenup County, Kentucky, 1924; teacher at Warnock High School, Greenup County, Kentucky, 1929-1930; principal of Greenup City High School, Greenup, Kentucky, 1930-1931; Superintendent of the Greenup County School System, 1932-1933; principal of McKell High School in Greenup County, Kentucky, 1933-1937; teacher of Remedial English at Soutli Shore High School in Portsmouth ...


A Pilot Training Program For Improving Resident Physicians' Teaching Skills, Barbara K. Lawson Dec 1979

A Pilot Training Program For Improving Resident Physicians' Teaching Skills, Barbara K. Lawson

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Purpose. The purpose of this study was to design, implement, and evaluate a pilot training program on teaching skills and determine if such a program could significantly improve the teaching behavior of resident physicians in the East Tennessee State University College of Medicine. (Abstract shortened.)


Characteristics, Attitudes, And Practices Of Teachers In Planning And Implementing Instructional Strategies, Jerry M. Russell Dec 1979

Characteristics, Attitudes, And Practices Of Teachers In Planning And Implementing Instructional Strategies, Jerry M. Russell

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Identifying Criteria For The Conduct Of Professional Negotiations And Analyzing Opinions Of Tennessee Public School Superintendents Toward The Criteria, William J. Morrell Jun 1979

Identifying Criteria For The Conduct Of Professional Negotiations And Analyzing Opinions Of Tennessee Public School Superintendents Toward The Criteria, William J. Morrell

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Purpose. The purpose of the study was to identify criteria for the use by public school administrators and their staffs in conducting matters pertaining to professional negotiations and to analyze opinions of Tennessee public school superintendents toward selected criteria. Interrelationships were tested among nine independent variables and ten dependent variables. (Abstract shortened.)


The Interrelationships Of Parent, Teacher, And Student Attitudes Toward Mathematics And Student Achievement In Mathematics, Sandra L. Blevins Jun 1979

The Interrelationships Of Parent, Teacher, And Student Attitudes Toward Mathematics And Student Achievement In Mathematics, Sandra L. Blevins

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Purpose. The purpose of this study was to measure and analyse the relationships between the expressed attitudes toward mathematics of selected seventh grade students, their parents, and their former elementary school teachers and to relate these attitudes to student achievement In mathematics in elementary school. (Abstract shortened.)


Instructor Modeled Postural Positions And Their Influence On Instructional Test Scores Of Tenth-Grade Students, Robert L. Bower Jun 1979

Instructor Modeled Postural Positions And Their Influence On Instructional Test Scores Of Tenth-Grade Students, Robert L. Bower

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Purpose. The problem was to determine if instructor modeled postural positions Influence Instructional test scores of selected tenth-grade students. (Abstract shortened.)


A Survey Of Program Provisions For Gifted Students In Virginia, Joseph R. White Jun 1979

A Survey Of Program Provisions For Gifted Students In Virginia, Joseph R. White

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The purpose of this study was to obtain information on program provisions for gifted students in Virginia. Characteristics of an adequate program for the gifted were ascertained through use of a gifted program evaluation model developed by Joseph S. Renzulli and Virgil S. Ward entitled Diagnostic and Evaluative Scales For Differential Education For The Gifted, "DESDEG". The review of literature indicated that DESDEG provided a structural framework in the analysis of programs for gifted students. The descriptive survey method of research was used to conduct the study. The instrument utilized for this study was a questionnaire/opinionnaire developed around the ...


Attitudes Toward Items In The Professional Negotiation Process As Expressed By Kentucky School Board Chairpersons And Teacher Association Presidents, William A. Bell May 1979

Attitudes Toward Items In The Professional Negotiation Process As Expressed By Kentucky School Board Chairpersons And Teacher Association Presidents, William A. Bell

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Purpose of Study. Disagreement was prevalent as American school boards and teacher associations attempted to reach consensus on what items should be negotiated at the collective bargaining table. This struggle to reach consensus clearly suggested an uncompromising need for additional research related to this perplexing problem. The purpose of this study was to identify and analyze those items in educational collective negotiations that Here viewed by Kentucky school board chairpersons and Kentucky teacher association presidents as negotiable items suitable for the negotiation process.(Abstract shortened.)


Personality Characteristics Of Dramatics Majors At Selected Institutions Of Higher Education In Tennessee, Marguerite G. Parris Mar 1979

Personality Characteristics Of Dramatics Majors At Selected Institutions Of Higher Education In Tennessee, Marguerite G. Parris

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The primary purpose of the study was to determine significant differences and likenesses in personality characteristics of dramatics majors. A secondary purpose was to ascertain whether personality studies of this type might be effectively used by supervisors, departmental heads, and/or instructors in guiding students interested in dramatics in their choices of majors, colleges, and ultimately careers. Eighty-seven female dramatics majors and seventy-two male dramatics majors enrolled in nine colleges and universities in Tennessee volunteered to participate by taking the Omnibus Personality Inventory, the measuring instrument used for data gathering. The one-way analysis of variance was used to ascertain any ...


Perceptions Of Teacher Educators And Public School Principals Concerning The Importance Of Selected Behaviors For Beginning Teachers: A Q Study, Jean C. Flanigan Mar 1979

Perceptions Of Teacher Educators And Public School Principals Concerning The Importance Of Selected Behaviors For Beginning Teachers: A Q Study, Jean C. Flanigan

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The purpose of this study was to determine the factors of agreement or disagreement between a group of public school principals and a group of teacher educators concerning their perceptions of the relative Importance of specific teaching behaviors to the success of the beginning classroom teacher. (Abstract shortened.)