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Literary Devices: Effects Of Classroom Management On Student Engagement With 1:1 Devices, Elizabeth Parker Jan 2017

Literary Devices: Effects Of Classroom Management On Student Engagement With 1:1 Devices, Elizabeth Parker

All Master's Theses

ABSTRACT

The study compares two different classroom management strategies in a 5th and 6th grade classroom using an iPad based intervention. The students participated in 10 sessions of a language and grammar intervention on the Moby Max program. During five of the sessions, the teacher actively monitored the classroom, walking around the room, and redirecting students as necessary. For the other five sessions, the teacher used data from the intervention and monitored and redirected students from her computer screen.

The data collected included the number of corrections given to each student by the teacher, the number of minutes the program ...


Website Accessibility Compliance At Research Institutions, Jonathan D. Mcgough Jan 2016

Website Accessibility Compliance At Research Institutions, Jonathan D. Mcgough

All Master's Theses

Three websites from 34 research institutions were evaluated on six measures of website accessibility. All but one institution had at least one website fail the accessibility assessment, and the single institution that performed well had recently been investigated by the Department of Justice regarding the accessibility of its website. This study concludes that while disability service offices do perform better than institutional homepages and admissions websites on measures of accessibility, many websites are plagued by perennial accessibility concerns such as images that lack alternate descriptions and content inaccessible to individuals using keyboard navigation or screen reader software.


A Comparison Of The Self-Concept Levels Of Educable Mental Retardates In The Wenatchee Public Schools And The Lacey Public Schools, John Williams Aug 1969

A Comparison Of The Self-Concept Levels Of Educable Mental Retardates In The Wenatchee Public Schools And The Lacey Public Schools, John Williams

All Master's Theses

It shall be the purpose of this study to determine the measured self concept of the educable mentally retarded enrolled in a secondary special education program and to compare it with the measured self concept of the educable mentally retarded enrolled in a normal secondary school program.


A Program Of Physical Education Incorporating The Doman-Delacato Method Used With Trainable Mentally Retarded Students, Harold Wayne Johnson Jun 1969

A Program Of Physical Education Incorporating The Doman-Delacato Method Used With Trainable Mentally Retarded Students, Harold Wayne Johnson

All Master's Theses

The present study reports on a physical education program which was used with trainable mentally retarded children. Incorporated into this physical education program were those exercises advanced by Delacato.


A Case Study Of Remediation For A Fifth Grade Boy With Reading Disabilities, Betty Lee Foster Jun 1969

A Case Study Of Remediation For A Fifth Grade Boy With Reading Disabilities, Betty Lee Foster

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to provide formal research evidence as to the effectiveness of the remedial tutorial program with one child who had been diagnosed as a disabled reader. The student had been functioning as a slow learner in the classroom. More specifically, an attempt was made to verify or reject the hypothesis that improvement of the subject's reading ability would result in an enhancement of his self-image. A second hypothesis was to determine if the regular classroom work would profit by this improved self-image.


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.


Handedness And Dominance Patterns Of Normal And Mentally Retarded Children, Robert Henry Schreindl Aug 1968

Handedness And Dominance Patterns Of Normal And Mentally Retarded Children, Robert Henry Schreindl

All Master's Theses

The problem is to determine if left handedness differs significantly between normal and mentally retarded children, if laterality differs significantly between normal and mentally retarded children, and if laterality differs significantly between left and right handed normal and mentally retarded children.


A Study To Determine The Effect Of Picture Interpretation On The Achievement Of Culturally Deprived Second Grade Pupils, Jane Henriksen Smith Aug 1968

A Study To Determine The Effect Of Picture Interpretation On The Achievement Of Culturally Deprived Second Grade Pupils, Jane Henriksen Smith

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine whether second grade children from a low socio-economic area, taught with the use of flat pictures and the interpretation of such pictures to build vicarious experiences in the social studies program in correlation with other subject areas, will achieve as well as, or better than, second grade children from the same economic area who will be taught without such an abundant use of flat pictures.


A Comparison Of Academic Achievement Between Slow Learning Grouped And Non-Grouped Seventh Grade Students In West Puyallup Junior High School, William George Selig Aug 1968

A Comparison Of Academic Achievement Between Slow Learning Grouped And Non-Grouped Seventh Grade Students In West Puyallup Junior High School, William George Selig

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to compare the academic achievement of seventh grade slow learning students in the modified learning program with those not in the program; (2) to determine if there is any difference in the academic achievement of the two groups. It was the investigator's hypothesis that there would be no significant difference in achievement due to grouping.


Perception And Its Implication For The “Perceptually Handicapped Child” With Emphasis On Auditory Modality, Della J. Cable Aug 1968

Perception And Its Implication For The “Perceptually Handicapped Child” With Emphasis On Auditory Modality, Della J. Cable

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to present a review of the modern literature on perception, with an emphasis on the auditory modality, in an effort to summarize what research says concerning: 1. the neurological makeup of the perceiving organism; 2. the linguistic makeup of the perceiving organism; 3. the nature of innate perceptual capacities and of acquired percepts; 4. the nature of perceptual deficits and the importance of early identification; 5. the interrelationship of feedback and perception; 6. the interrelationship of auditory discrimination to perception; 7. the dynamics of system functions as it applies to perceptual choices; and ...


An Analytical Study Of Title Vi, Public Law 89-750, Byron R. Holmgren Jun 1968

An Analytical Study Of Title Vi, Public Law 89-750, Byron R. Holmgren

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study to investigate the causal relationship between persons, organizations, and legislation affecting passage of Title VI of Public Law 89-750, which was designed to provide comprehensive aid for handicapped children and youth.


The Effectiveness Of Perceptual Training As A Corrective Measure For Reading Disability, Brenda Bonin Batali Jun 1968

The Effectiveness Of Perceptual Training As A Corrective Measure For Reading Disability, Brenda Bonin Batali

All Master's Theses

This study compared the differences in perceptual development found between (1) normal readers and disabled readers, and (2) Indian children of a reservation cultural background and non-Indian children. Subjects were fifty-three children of both Indian and non-Indian backgrounds ranging from the second to the fourth grades at White Swan Grade School.


Analysis Regarding Parental Knowledge Of Services For The Mentally Retarded, Stanley F. Gomulkiewicz Aug 1967

Analysis Regarding Parental Knowledge Of Services For The Mentally Retarded, Stanley F. Gomulkiewicz

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study (1) to determine what parents know about the services that are available for the mentally retarded in the State of Washington; (2) to report these findings; and (3) to compare these findings with the services and facilities that are available in the state.


Community Knowledge Of Mental Retardation And Attitudes Toward The Retarded, Mary C. Speed Aug 1967

Community Knowledge Of Mental Retardation And Attitudes Toward The Retarded, Mary C. Speed

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to survey the community of Pasco, Washington, in order to determine the general knowledge of mental retardation and the attitudes toward the retarded.


Changing A Student’S Classroom Behavior Using Operant Conditioning Techniques, Judith Ann Paulson Aug 1967

Changing A Student’S Classroom Behavior Using Operant Conditioning Techniques, Judith Ann Paulson

All Master's Theses

This experiment was designed to extinguish a sixth grade boy's undesirable classroom behaviors by the complete withdrawal of teacher attention, and to develop and increase in successive approximations, the child's desirable classroom behaviors by frequent and intermittent teacher attention. The study was meant to be: (a) research replicating numerous other similar studies, but in addition be a behavior modification experiment conducted in a regular classroom setting in an elementary school and in as practical a way as possible for a teacher with 30 students, and (b) a response to a request from the boy's teachers for service ...


A Longitudinal Study Of The Behavioral Patterns Of An Epileptic Child, Ethel M. Smith Aug 1967

A Longitudinal Study Of The Behavioral Patterns Of An Epileptic Child, Ethel M. Smith

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was two-fold. The first objective was to review research in the area of epilepsy to discover how epilepsy might influence the emotional and social behavior patterns of the child. The second objective was to use written excerpts from a daily record of behavior accompanied by an analysis based on information obtained from library research.


Exploring The Use Of An Operant Technique In Teaching Spelling To Emotionally Disturbed Socially Maladjusted Children, Robert Lloyd Myers Aug 1967

Exploring The Use Of An Operant Technique In Teaching Spelling To Emotionally Disturbed Socially Maladjusted Children, Robert Lloyd Myers

All Master's Theses

In this study an attempt was made to statistically analyze the effects of using money as a reinforcer when teaching spelling to emotionally disturbed, socially maladjusted children. Equivalent forms of the California Achievement Tests and weekly spelling test scores during a four-week, non- reinforced period were compared with similar scores for a four-week, reinforced period.


A Comparative Study Of The Self Concept Of Mentally Retarded Children In Special Classes With The Self Concept Of Mentally Retarded Children In Regular Classes, Kathryn F. Imus Jun 1967

A Comparative Study Of The Self Concept Of Mentally Retarded Children In Special Classes With The Self Concept Of Mentally Retarded Children In Regular Classes, Kathryn F. Imus

All Master's Theses

The primary purpose of the present study was to determine if the self concepts of mentally retarded children in special education classes were different from the self concepts of mentally retarded children in regular classes.


An Evaluation Of Commonly Used Speech Articulation Tests From The Standpoint Of A Public School Therapist, Donna M. Harris Jun 1967

An Evaluation Of Commonly Used Speech Articulation Tests From The Standpoint Of A Public School Therapist, Donna M. Harris

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study to administer five commonly used tests and evaluate them according to ease of administration and the value of the information received. Because this study is to be essentially exploratory in nature, and not experimental, the evaluation of the tests will be largely subjective and will attempt to compare factors involving the administration of the tests to the child, the check sheets used to record information, and the adequacy of the information resulting from the administration of the various tests.


A Study Of School Programs For The Culturally Deprived Child, Mary King Cox Aug 1966

A Study Of School Programs For The Culturally Deprived Child, Mary King Cox

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study are (1) to study descriptive information about school programs for culturally deprived children in both large and small cities in order to identify the broad range of procedures being employed to educate these disadvantaged children, and (2) to identify those program elements which might be most useful in planning for the needs of these children in other districts such as Pasco, Washington.


Federal Funds Under Title I Of The Elementary And Secondary Education Act Will Help The High School Dropout Complete His Education, Jeanne E. Mccarl Aug 1966

Federal Funds Under Title I Of The Elementary And Secondary Education Act Will Help The High School Dropout Complete His Education, Jeanne E. Mccarl

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine if federal aid to education under Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act will help the potential dropout student to complete his education.


The Impact Of Remedial Language Arts Instruction On The Language Skills Of Slow-Learning Fifth And Sixth Graders, Elsie D. Thompson Aug 1966

The Impact Of Remedial Language Arts Instruction On The Language Skills Of Slow-Learning Fifth And Sixth Graders, Elsie D. Thompson

All Master's Theses

This study is undertaken to determine the impact of remedial language arts instruction on the language skills of slow learning fifth and sixth graders. It will seek to determine whether slow learning fifth and sixth graders, receiving remedial instruction in the language arts, will achieve as well as, or better than, slow learning fifth and sixth grade students in a regular heterogeneous classroom situation.


A Case Study Of Two Disabled Readers Using An Eclectic Remedial Reading Approach, William J. Harrison Jun 1966

A Case Study Of Two Disabled Readers Using An Eclectic Remedial Reading Approach, William J. Harrison

All Master's Theses

This study was conducted with two disabled readers to ascertain the value of an eclectic remedial reading program. No comparisons were made between the two subjects or any other group. The purpose of the study was to fully explain the diagnostic and remedial techniques used on two disabled readers and to relate the success of the eclectic remedial approach.


A Study Of Three Nine-Year Old Boys, Retarded In Reading, Who Were Taught Reading, Writing, And Spelling By A Remedial Teacher, Emily Ellen Leslie Jun 1966

A Study Of Three Nine-Year Old Boys, Retarded In Reading, Who Were Taught Reading, Writing, And Spelling By A Remedial Teacher, Emily Ellen Leslie

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the methods and materials best suited to the improvement of the reading, writing, and spelling skills of three boys, and to discover and alter, if possible, the factors contributing to the reading deficiency and lowered school achievement.


A Survey Of The Literature Of Intelligence Tests Being Used In Helping To Determine The Intellectual Abilities Of Cerebral Palsied Children, Ronald G. Ross Aug 1965

A Survey Of The Literature Of Intelligence Tests Being Used In Helping To Determine The Intellectual Abilities Of Cerebral Palsied Children, Ronald G. Ross

All Master's Theses

This paper will attempt to discover if suitable intelligence tests are available and are being used to help determine intellectual abilities of the cerebral palsied child.


An Investigation Of Literature Concerning Identification Procedures And Methods Of Teaching The Specific Reading Disability Of Dyslexia, Anne Eleanor King Jun 1965

An Investigation Of Literature Concerning Identification Procedures And Methods Of Teaching The Specific Reading Disability Of Dyslexia, Anne Eleanor King

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was twofold: to gain a better understanding of the nature of the specific reading disability of dyslexia and to find out how a classroom teacher could best meet the needs of the dyslexic child. After reviewing and analyzing the literature dealing with this problem of reading disabilities, the writer attempted to present the significant problems confronting those planning an educational program for the child handicapped with dyslexia. The problems were: (1) early identification of the specific reading disability, (2) comprehension of the nature and causes of dyslexia, and (3) determining the special teaching methods necessary ...


Meeting The Needs Of The Slow Learner At The Secondary Level, Joan L. Takach May 1965

Meeting The Needs Of The Slow Learner At The Secondary Level, Joan L. Takach

All Master's Theses

This study is directed toward gaining a better understanding of the slow learner, determining means for educators to identify the educational needs of the slow learner based upon his characteristics, and ways to apply personalized instruction in meeting his reading needs at the secondary level.


The Hard Of Hearing Child Programming For Learning, Linda Lee Barret May 1965

The Hard Of Hearing Child Programming For Learning, Linda Lee Barret

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is threefold: to gain a better understanding of the hard of hearing child, to become aware of methods of discovering the hard of hearing child and to become cognizant of the methods and the means whereby the needs of the hard of hearing child could best be met by the teacher in the regular classroom.


A Descriptive Analysis Of The Youth Study Center Of Yakima, Washington, From 1957 To 1964, Julius Edwin Glover Aug 1964

A Descriptive Analysis Of The Youth Study Center Of Yakima, Washington, From 1957 To 1964, Julius Edwin Glover

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this paper to record the history of the Youth Study Center, showing how and why it came about, and how it now fits into the total school picture in Yakima.


Developing A Curriculum For The Trainable Student Enrolled In The Boy’S Apprentice Training Program At Rainier School, Frank F. Serviss Aug 1963

Developing A Curriculum For The Trainable Student Enrolled In The Boy’S Apprentice Training Program At Rainier School, Frank F. Serviss

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study (1) to develop a curriculum for the trainable mentally retarded student that will be developmental in nature and will help meet the needs of the students enrolled in the boy's apprentice training program at Rainier School, and (2) to provide each student with personal and social skills that with work skills will enable him to establish a positive relationship with employees and residents with whom he will be working and living.