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A Proposal For A Comprehensive High School For The Stanwood School District, Raymond Earl Cresap Dec 1968

A Proposal For A Comprehensive High School For The Stanwood School District, Raymond Earl Cresap

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to propose a plan for a new comprehensive high school for the increasing population in the Stanwood School District.


A Survey Of The Basic Needs For Providing A Satisfactory Driver Education Program In Washington High Schools, Robert Charles Munson Dec 1968

A Survey Of The Basic Needs For Providing A Satisfactory Driver Education Program In Washington High Schools, Robert Charles Munson

All Master's Theses

The driver education program being operated in this state is not adequate in terms of meeting the course standards issued by the U. S. Department of Transportation. The purpose of this study is two- fold: (1) To present a basic course outline that will meet the federal standards, and (2) to assist school district superintendents in determining the essential scheduling and staff requirements to conduct a satisfactory driver education program.


A Study Assessing Changes Occurring In Kindergarten Children At Central School, Hoquiam, Washington, During The School Year 1967-1968 In Terms Of Readiness And Academic Growth, Elizabeth Pinkley Morris Dec 1968

A Study Assessing Changes Occurring In Kindergarten Children At Central School, Hoquiam, Washington, During The School Year 1967-1968 In Terms Of Readiness And Academic Growth, Elizabeth Pinkley Morris

All Master's Theses

A group of fifty-one kindergarten children (23 boys and 28 girls) from Central School in Hoquiam, Washington, were studied for the purpose of evaluating changes occurring during the school year in terms of readiness and academic growth. A series of tests were given in October and November as an inventory of the child's background of skills and readiness in the fall, and the tests were repeated in May to measure any change occurring during the school year.


A Study Of Centralized Technical Services For The Organization Of Learning Resource Materials With Examples From Three Selected School Districts, Marilyn Ann Drengson Dec 1968

A Study Of Centralized Technical Services For The Organization Of Learning Resource Materials With Examples From Three Selected School Districts, Marilyn Ann Drengson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to examine the methods used by three school districts--a small district, a medium-sized district, and a larger district--which have set up centralized technical services for the organization of learning resource materials, thereby relieving the individual librarian within the buildings of certain necessary, but time-consuming tasks. These methods will be set down herein and studied with the possibility in mind that districts which do not now provide these services may find some suggestions to consider in deciding upon the feasibility of such services.


A Study Of Intelligence And Its Measurement As It Pertains To The Preschool Deaf Child, Patricia H. Slesdet Dec 1968

A Study Of Intelligence And Its Measurement As It Pertains To The Preschool Deaf Child, Patricia H. Slesdet

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Study To Determine The Desirability And Content Of A Preparatory Distributive Education Program For The Business Education Curriculum At Ellensburg Senior High School Ellensburg, Washington., Edgar Joe Mcdowell Oct 1968

A Study To Determine The Desirability And Content Of A Preparatory Distributive Education Program For The Business Education Curriculum At Ellensburg Senior High School Ellensburg, Washington., Edgar Joe Mcdowell

All Master's Theses

The problem is to confirm whether or not the merchants of Ellensburg, Washington, feel that a course in preparatory distributive education should be included in the curriculum of Ellensburg High School, and the content such a proposed course of study might include.


The Development Of The Wenatchee Youth Circus As An Extra-Curricular Educational Experience, Paul K. Pugh Sep 1968

The Development Of The Wenatchee Youth Circus As An Extra-Curricular Educational Experience, Paul K. Pugh

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to trace the development of the Wenatchee Youth Circus and its contribution to the educational growth and development of its participants.


A Comparative Study Of The Achievement Of Underage And Overage Third Grade Boys And Girls., Carl M. Maw Aug 1968

A Comparative Study Of The Achievement Of Underage And Overage Third Grade Boys And Girls., Carl M. Maw

All Master's Theses

It is the intention of this study to gain some insight into the problem of starting boys and girls into school at an age when they may be too immature to cope with the pressures of the school environment. The purpose of his study, then, is to locate, compare and analyze some of the differences that seem to exist between the two sexes. This study will consist to two separate by integral sections: the first being the survey of literature and the second being a comparison of the achievement of underage and overage pupils.


A Survey Of Teachers’ Attitudes Regarding The Effectiveness Of The Nongraded Elementary School, Merton L. Thornton Aug 1968

A Survey Of Teachers’ Attitudes Regarding The Effectiveness Of The Nongraded Elementary School, Merton L. Thornton

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine teachers' expressed attitudes regarding the effectiveness of the nongraded elementary school in the state of Washington, as revealed through a questionnaire study.


A Comparison Of Certain Creativity And Personality Variables, Carol Jeanne Stevens Aug 1968

A Comparison Of Certain Creativity And Personality Variables, Carol Jeanne Stevens

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the present study was to make a comparison of personality variables with creativity scores for a group of 60 educators to determine if there are any personality factors significantly different between the high creative or low creative subjects. Two instruments were used: the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory and the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking, Verbal, Form A.


A Survey Comparing Aspects Of Programs For The Able Student At Lochburn Junior High School In The Clover-Park School District To Selected Junior High Schools From Throughout The United States, Larry Allen Carlson Aug 1968

A Survey Comparing Aspects Of Programs For The Able Student At Lochburn Junior High School In The Clover-Park School District To Selected Junior High Schools From Throughout The United States, Larry Allen Carlson

All Master's Theses

Even though programs for the talented have been expanding in this country for the last thirty years, the "knowledge explosion" currently being experienced in the United States suggests that even more must be done to fully develop the potential of the highly able student.


Adapting The Montessori Approach To Moderately Handicapped Children, Mary E. Croiser Aug 1968

Adapting The Montessori Approach To Moderately Handicapped Children, Mary E. Croiser

All Master's Theses

This paper is meant for the public school special education teacher of moderately handicapped children who has had some teacher training in the Montessori method. It is not the purpose of the paper to prove the Montessori method, but rather to show how some of it could be adapted for use with moderately handicapped children of primary school age.


A Critical Examination Of The Phonics And Structural Analysis Skill Development In The Sra Reading Laboratory Iiia, Florence B. Hay Aug 1968

A Critical Examination Of The Phonics And Structural Analysis Skill Development In The Sra Reading Laboratory Iiia, Florence B. Hay

All Master's Theses

The study was made in an effort to tabulate all of the phonics and structural analysis skills presented in the SRA Reading Laboratory IIIa as to the various kinds offered; frequency of use; methods of presentation. Also, extensive research was attempted to ascertain leading reading authorities' opinions on the use of these analyses for secondary students. The purpose of the study was to determine whether the SRA Reading Laboratory IIIa would be the best material to use for the retarded and disabled readers at the secondary level.


A Survey Of Senior Girls’ Attitudes Toward The Home Economics Program At Mark Morris Senior High School In Longview, Washington, Arlis Fulgham Aug 1968

A Survey Of Senior Girls’ Attitudes Toward The Home Economics Program At Mark Morris Senior High School In Longview, Washington, Arlis Fulgham

All Master's Theses

All girls in the State of Washington are required to take one year of homemaking as ninth, tenth, eleventh, or twelfth graders for high school graduation. As a general rule, students take ninth grade homemaking to get the requirement out of the way. This attitude on the part of students is of concern to many homemaking teachers and supervisors. Whether this attitude is influenced by parents, counselors, homemaking teachers, or fellow students is difficult to say. This study is concerned with students' attitudes toward the homemaking program which is offered to them. This study is also concerned with who influences ...


An Opinion Survey Of Elementary Teachers From Various Districts Throughout Washington State Concerning Decision Making Procedures In Their Respective Districts, James Glynn Gibson Aug 1968

An Opinion Survey Of Elementary Teachers From Various Districts Throughout Washington State Concerning Decision Making Procedures In Their Respective Districts, James Glynn Gibson

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to identify teachers' attitudes concerning the decision-making procedures as well as their assessment of existing practices of school operations in their respective districts regarding (1) curriculum, (2) materials and equipment, and (3) personnel. Knowledge of these attitudes could be of considerable value to a school administrator when making decisions, evaluating his present program, and establishing school procedures concerning the aforementioned areas.


A Comparative Study Of The Joplin Reading Plan And The Traditional Reading Plan In The Northshore School District, Steven J. Gimurtu Aug 1968

A Comparative Study Of The Joplin Reading Plan And The Traditional Reading Plan In The Northshore School District, Steven J. Gimurtu

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to compare the effectiveness of two reading programs, one using the Joplin Plan of reading, and the other, the Traditional plan of grouping for reading instruction. A comparison of the results of reading achievement test scores was made between the groups.


The Identification Of Concepts, Concept Clusters, Objectives, And Suggested Organizational Patterns For The Teaching Of American History At Mount Si High School, M. Dale Leavitt Aug 1968

The Identification Of Concepts, Concept Clusters, Objectives, And Suggested Organizational Patterns For The Teaching Of American History At Mount Si High School, M. Dale Leavitt

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to assist in the evaluation of the social studies by identifying concepts, concept clusters, and objectives. Suggestions for scheduling and grouping consistent with instructional objectives and which may be used as models for planning and organizing for the teaching of American History at Mount Si High School are presented.


Verbal Conditioning And Its Generalization, Grace Evica Kessling Aug 1968

Verbal Conditioning And Its Generalization, Grace Evica Kessling

All Master's Theses

The present study will attempt to produce verbal conditioning in a carefully controlled experimental situation and to investigate its generalization to a similar activity. The purpose is then two-fold: (1) to obtain a measure of verbal conditioning, and (2) to investigate whether there is a relationship between increased verbal response (verbal conditioning) and a related type of behavior.


A Study Of Teacher Awareness Of Interest Factors Contributing To Success In Reading Among Intermediate Grades In Eighteen Elementary Schools In California’S Rio Linda Union School District, Charles Ralph Dykstra Aug 1968

A Study Of Teacher Awareness Of Interest Factors Contributing To Success In Reading Among Intermediate Grades In Eighteen Elementary Schools In California’S Rio Linda Union School District, Charles Ralph Dykstra

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the attitudes of classroom teachers concerning factors involved in the development of greater interest in reading among intermediate grade children.


A Study Of The Graduates Of The Master Of Education Program At Central Washington State College, 1949-1964, Edward Henry Euken Aug 1968

A Study Of The Graduates Of The Master Of Education Program At Central Washington State College, 1949-1964, Edward Henry Euken

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to determine the vocational status of the graduates of the Master of Education program of Central Washington State College; and (2) to obtain recommendations for improvement of the program.


Comparison Of The Effects Of Two Variations In Program Administration On The Physical Fitness Of Ninth Grade Girls, Irene E. Hannaford Aug 1968

Comparison Of The Effects Of Two Variations In Program Administration On The Physical Fitness Of Ninth Grade Girls, Irene E. Hannaford

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to compare the Royal Canadian Air Force XBX Plan with a circuit training program as to their effectiveness in developing physical fitness for girls.


A Study Of The Effectiveness Of An Individualized Sixth Grade Arithmetic Program, Alan James Hokenstad Aug 1968

A Study Of The Effectiveness Of An Individualized Sixth Grade Arithmetic Program, Alan James Hokenstad

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to test the effectiveness of an individualized sixth grade arithmetic program. Both the pupil achievement levels and attitudes toward arithmetic were measured and statistically analyzed.


A Comparison Of Two Methods Of Teaching Place Value, Bruce Alan Pennington Aug 1968

A Comparison Of Two Methods Of Teaching Place Value, Bruce Alan Pennington

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study to determine how children who have been taught place value of number by number base systems on the fifth grade level achieve on two standardized achievement tests and a teacher-made test as compared to those children who have been taught using several ideas and techniques of the traditional approach.


A Survey And Evaluation Of Creative Writing Through The Media Of Individualized Movies In The Seventh Grade, Loy Victor Sutton Aug 1968

A Survey And Evaluation Of Creative Writing Through The Media Of Individualized Movies In The Seventh Grade, Loy Victor Sutton

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine if creative writing could be improved through the motivation of individualized movies as compared to the standard creative writing assignment.


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 Study Of Office Machines Knowledge And Skills Needed For Initial Employment In Chehalis And Centralia, Washington, Clare Walter Johnson Aug 1968

A Study Of Office Machines Knowledge And Skills Needed For Initial Employment In Chehalis And Centralia, Washington, Clare Walter Johnson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the amount of office machines knowledge and skills needed for initial employment in Chehalis and Centralia. An allied problem was to discover what office machines were being used, and the length of training period on each office machine as specified by businessmen in Chehalis and Centralia.


An Administrator’S Guide To Modular Scheduling In The Secondary Schools, Larry E. Norwood Aug 1968

An Administrator’S Guide To Modular Scheduling In The Secondary Schools, Larry E. Norwood

All Master's Theses

This study assumes interest and recognition by administrators of the profound need for organizational change. The study will attempt to utilize the experiences of schools experimenting with modular scheduling in order to establish guidelines for administrators who wish to promote innovative scheduling in their own districts. It is the purpose of this study to show that modular scheduling is possible and can offer added benefits for any school district.


Mathematics Text Evaluation For The Intermediate Grades, Frank R. Naasz Aug 1968

Mathematics Text Evaluation For The Intermediate Grades, Frank R. Naasz

All Master's Theses

It was felt that the present means for selecting mathematics textbooks for use in the classroom at the intermediate level were inadequate. Therefore, the development of a mathematics textbook evaluation device might benefit those responsible for assisting in the evaluation and selection of mathematics textbooks.


A Survey Of Small School Districts’ Junior High School Summer Program Offerings, Donald W. Moore Aug 1968

A Survey Of Small School Districts’ Junior High School Summer Program Offerings, Donald W. Moore

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to obte.in details of summer school programs, including practices which were considered by the districts to be innovative.


What Constitutes A Good P.T.A. Program, William Earnest Watson Aug 1968

What Constitutes A Good P.T.A. Program, William Earnest Watson

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to survey and evaluate the available literature on Parent-Teacher Association programs during the years 1957 through 1967 to determine the characteristics of a good P-TA program, as based upon statements describing "good" programs. The review of the literature was done at Central Washington State College, the University of Washington, Seattle Pacific College, and the administrative offices of the Washington Parent-Teacher Association in Seattle, Washington.