Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Education Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Theses/Dissertations

Disability and Equity in Education

Institution
Keyword
Publication Year
Publication
File Type

Articles 841 - 870 of 892

Full-Text Articles in Education

The Relationship Between Education Adn Socialization Input And Social And Behavior Outcomes, In A Controlled Group Of Educable Mentally Handicapped, Joanne Marie Higgins Jan 1972

The Relationship Between Education Adn Socialization Input And Social And Behavior Outcomes, In A Controlled Group Of Educable Mentally Handicapped, Joanne Marie Higgins

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

The purpose of this research project was to study the socio-economics of a controlled group of educable retardates who had completed their formal education.

In 1965 the researcher investigated the mentally retarded students enrolled in the davenport, Iowa, Taylor and Marquette Schools and compared them to their parents and siblings. The pupil’s studies comprised three groups: (1_ a trainable group represented by pupils from 25 families; (2) a group of educable mentally handicapped students with known organic involvement represented by pupils from 165 families; and (3) a group of educable mentally handicapped pupils with no known organic involvement sufficient ...


The Plight Of The Stutterer And Some Vital Solutions, Joyce D. Keller Jan 1972

The Plight Of The Stutterer And Some Vital Solutions, Joyce D. Keller

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

No Abstract Avaliable.


Characteristics Of Successful Teaches Of The Disadvantaged (As Identified By School Principals), Lubomyr Zapar Aug 1970

Characteristics Of Successful Teaches Of The Disadvantaged (As Identified By School Principals), Lubomyr Zapar

Master's Theses

It was the problem of this study to identify basic characteristics, which teachers of the disadvantaged should possess in order to achieve maximum effectiveness in their teaching. Also, the study attempted to discover and reveal factual data on the disparity, which exists between the characteristics, which teachers presently working in this capacity possess, and those characteristics which are preferred.


Modern Breakthroughs And Forecasts In Education, Susan Ann Todd Jan 1970

Modern Breakthroughs And Forecasts In Education, Susan Ann Todd

Honors Theses

In September, 1957, many Americans pictured Russia as a vast slum composed largely of baggy-trousered peasants who couldn't make a decent refrigerator or automobile. On October 4, 1957, when the Russians placed the first man-made hardware in orbit around the earth, this illusion exploded into bleak reality.

The American people were staggered. The Eisenhower administration was in serious trouble--but not for long. Within weeks the nation was given to understand that the school teachers were to blame. America had fallen behind because John Dewey's fuzzy-minded disciples had failed to teach children enough science. Suddenly, American secondary education became ...


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 Study Of The Treatment Of The Child With A Cleft Lip Or Palate, Charolette Duckett Jan 1969

A Study Of The Treatment Of The Child With A Cleft Lip Or Palate, Charolette Duckett

Honors Theses

The elementary teacher will encounter many children in her experiences. Some of these will be handicapped; she will face the problem of helping these students adjust to regular classroom activities under her guidance. These handicapped children may have a wide range of mental, psychological, and physical disadvantages and may demand a little extra attention and ingenuity. This paper is a discussion of one possible type of physical handicap which causes secondary problems that may be encountered.

The purpose of this study is to explore the characteristics, problems, treatment, and speech education of the cleft palate or cleft lip child. While ...


An Analysis Of Educable Mentally Handicapped Students Being Served In Illinois, Joe F. E. Glassford Jan 1969

An Analysis Of Educable Mentally Handicapped Students Being Served In Illinois, Joe F. E. Glassford

Masters Theses

No abstract provided by author.


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.


A Report: Problems Teachers Face, Linda Lee Hearn Jan 1968

A Report: Problems Teachers Face, Linda Lee Hearn

Honors Theses

God taught us an important lesson: when communication stops, progress is halted. Today as then, differences not understood and a lack of communication can cause a stopping of progress.

In today's world of change, the classroom becomes the only true melting pot of our nation. As more and more peoples are brought together, the need for teachers who are able to function in such situations, becomes greater and greater. There can be no hard and fast rules for the handling of situations since the number of possible problems and occurrences surrounding them is infinite; but it must be realized ...


The Education Of The Trainable Mentally Handicapped, Dorothy J. Sheffield Jan 1968

The Education Of The Trainable Mentally Handicapped, Dorothy J. Sheffield

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


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 Problems Preventing The Implementation Of Programs For The Educable Mentally Retarded In Utah, John L. Beitia May 1967

A Study Of Problems Preventing The Implementation Of Programs For The Educable Mentally Retarded In Utah, John L. Beitia

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The purposes of the study were to determine the level of priority of importance of administrative problem areas and specific problem items preventing the implementation of special programs for the educable mentally retarded in Utah. The study was conducted using a survey of twenty-seven school districts in the state of Utah lacking a sequential program for the educable mentally retarded in grades one through six.

A questionnaire was sent to 184 selected respondents, including school board chairmen, superintendents, and elementary principals. Responses were received from 92 percent of the original selection. The respondent was asked to rank each of the ...


The Effect Of Selected Motor Activities On The Social Adjustment And Motor Educability Of Educable Mentally Handicapped Children, Valerie S. Twenter Jan 1967

The Effect Of Selected Motor Activities On The Social Adjustment And Motor Educability Of Educable Mentally Handicapped Children, Valerie S. Twenter

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


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.