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Talking About How: Variation In The Use Of How And Its Definition, Maili Jonas Jan 2018

Talking About How: Variation In The Use Of How And Its Definition, Maili Jonas

All Master's Theses

This study identified the patterns that represent the unconventional ways that students used how in academic essays, determined the frequency of each pattern, and for the sake of comparison, searched for those patterns in the Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA), in both the spoken and academic written registers. The results showed that a sample of first-year students at Central Washington University (CWU) used the complementizer how as that in their essays, a usage more common in spoken registers. However, there was some evidence of how as that in academic COCA searches, showing that the usage may be in the ...


A Compilation Of Songs Of Polynesia For Use In The Teaching Of Music To Elementary School Students, Anne P. Medeiros Aug 1969

A Compilation Of Songs Of Polynesia For Use In The Teaching Of Music To Elementary School Students, Anne P. Medeiros

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study are (1) to provide information about the vital part that music has played in the Polynesian cultures of Hawaii, Samoa, Tahiti, Tonga, and New Zealand, (2) to present in written form heretofore unpublished children's songs and dances from the five principal cultures of Polynesia, and (3) to provide explanatory material on the use of these songs.


A Study Of The Revival Of The Arts And Crafts Of The Yakima Indian Nation, Rosa Mae Winder Jul 1969

A Study Of The Revival Of The Arts And Crafts Of The Yakima Indian Nation, Rosa Mae Winder

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this research to study the steps which have been taken to revive the arts and crafts of the Yakima Indian Nation. It is a study to discuss the recognized and accepted values of art education, namely: (a) The aesthetic value (b) The cultural value (c) The therapeutic value (d) The vocational and avocational value to those "gifted” and/or interested in the arts.


A Method Of Teaching English Spelling To Thai Students At The Elementary Level, Sirima Warayingyong Mar 1969

A Method Of Teaching English Spelling To Thai Students At The Elementary Level, Sirima Warayingyong

All Master's Theses

Before a Thai teacher attempts to teach English spelling to her students, she should consider the factors that complicate English spelling for the Thai student, so that she can provide effective lessons, methods of instruction, and teaching materials. Good spelling involves many areas of the language: pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, and handwriting.


An Analysis Of Washington State Elementary Teachers’ Attitudes Toward Foreign Language Instruction In The Elementary School (Files), Thomas H. Nelson Aug 1968

An Analysis Of Washington State Elementary Teachers’ Attitudes Toward Foreign Language Instruction In The Elementary School (Files), Thomas H. Nelson

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were (1) to ascertain the attitudes and opinions of 125 teachers in first class districts in the State of Washington toward the teaching of a foreign language in elementary schools; and (2) to present a summary of literature on FLES to reveal the thinking of those involved in FLES programs.


Methods Of Communicating With And Relating To The Parents Of Migrant Children, Marian I. Hines Aug 1968

Methods Of Communicating With And Relating To The Parents Of Migrant Children, Marian I. Hines

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study to (1) determine the present status of efforts, techniques, and materials used by school personnel to communicate with parents of migrant and culturally deprived or disadvantaged children, and (2) identify ways and methods of improving the presently used efforts, techniques, and materials.


The Evacuation Of Japanese-Americans From Washington State During World War Ii: A Study In Race Discrimination, Charles A. Ptolemy Jun 1965

The Evacuation Of Japanese-Americans From Washington State During World War Ii: A Study In Race Discrimination, Charles A. Ptolemy

All Master's Theses

In 1964 Congress passed a major civil rights bill designed to give equal rights to all Americans regardless of race, but there was a time when that same government under pressures of war, denied civil rights to citizens as well as non-citizens strictly because of race. Going back twenty-three years, one can study the racial discrimination practiced by the United States government towards another minority group--the Japanese-Americans. This paper will cover: (1) Why the Japanese-Americans were evacuated during World War II; (2) How they were evacuated; (3) The consequences of their evacuation. Because of the vast program of relocation of ...


A Study Of The Federal School System Of Alaska Concerning Its Role And Administrative Problems, John E. Coffee Aug 1964

A Study Of The Federal School System Of Alaska Concerning Its Role And Administrative Problems, John E. Coffee

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were (1) to discover the reasons for the development of the dual system of education in Alaska; (2) to study how this system grew and still persists; (3) to show the importance of the Bureau of Indian Affairs schools in Alaska; and (4) to discover administrative problems facing the Bureau of Indian Affairs school administrator.


A Study Of The Applicability Of Makah Indian Music As Material For Concert Band Composition, Larry S. Richardson Aug 1961

A Study Of The Applicability Of Makah Indian Music As Material For Concert Band Composition, Larry S. Richardson

All Master's Theses

This study intended to (1) use indigenous musical materials in a manner interesting to and useful in the instrumental music program of the public schools, (2) contribute to a greater understanding and appreciation of the artistic values of Northwest Indian Culture, and (3) promote an appreciation of the people who strive to perpetuate their Indian cultural heritage.


Agricultural Migrants And Their Educational Problems, Jocelyn L. Butler Aug 1953

Agricultural Migrants And Their Educational Problems, Jocelyn L. Butler

All Master's Theses

In this paper an attempt has been made to study the agricultural migrant in his natural setting and to determine the effect of his mobile way of life upon the educational possibilities for his children.