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Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

1976

Curriculum and Instruction

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A Study Of The Chronological Development Of The Elementary School Media Center In Kentucky & A Description Of The Kenwood Elementary Media Center As A Current Example, Linda Perkins Aug 1976

A Study Of The Chronological Development Of The Elementary School Media Center In Kentucky & A Description Of The Kenwood Elementary Media Center As A Current Example, Linda Perkins

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The chronological development of elementary school media centers in Kentucky was traced through an examination of: state constitutions, school laws, biennial reports of the superintendent of public instruction, Department of Education Bulletins, school board minutes, books on education and library periodicals. Kenwood Media Center, Jefferson County Public Schools, Louisville, Kentucky was chosen as the model example of a media center 1975. It was examined in the following areas: personnel, collection of materials and equipment, appropriations, services, organization of center and facilities.


Exploring Childhood: Discovering Teens, Nancy Erickson Jul 1976

Exploring Childhood: Discovering Teens, Nancy Erickson

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

This is a study of a practicum-based child development curriculum for eighth grade students in a middle school setting. One hundred students were tested on self-image concepts and attitudes toward young children after they had been exposed to the curriculum. The experimental group was involved in the "Exploring Childhood" course which gave them experience in actual child care agencies in the community. The control group students used the more traditional child development unit in the home economics program.

Testing showed that the experimental group made significantly higher self-concept scores than the control group. There was no significant difference between the ...


Foreign Language Exploratory Programs In Grades 5-8 In Kentucky's Public Schools 1975-1976, Lila Wells Jul 1976

Foreign Language Exploratory Programs In Grades 5-8 In Kentucky's Public Schools 1975-1976, Lila Wells

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Surveys were sent to the 182 school superintendents in the public schools of Kentucky in order to identify the teachers of exploratory foreign language programs. The survey dealt with three areas: (1) the foreign language program in grades 5-8, (2) the foreign language program in grades 9-12, (3) plans to implement an exploratory program. 153 superintendents (842) returned the surveys and 25 districts (14%) were identified as having a foreign language program in grades 6-8. No foreign language program below grade 6 was identified. Seven new programs were initiated in the 1975-76 school year and five additional school districts plan ...