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Just World Beliefs, Identity Development, And Social Justice Advocacy Of Counselor Trainees, Sara Rundlett Jan 2017

Just World Beliefs, Identity Development, And Social Justice Advocacy Of Counselor Trainees, Sara Rundlett

All Master's Theses

This was the first study exploring the relationship between the belief in a just world, identity development, and social justice advocacy (SJA). A mixed methods design was conducted using a nationwide sample of ninety-seven counselor-in-training participants. Hypotheses included positive correlation between identity development and SJA, negative correlation between belief in a just world and SJA, and negative correlation between belief in a just world and identity development. Results were not significant but provided implications for future research and counselor training programs.


Life Adversity, Social Support, Resilience, And College Student Mental Health, Joshua Mello Jan 2016

Life Adversity, Social Support, Resilience, And College Student Mental Health, Joshua Mello

All Master's Theses

This study investigated how adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), current college student hassles, and perceived social support relate to college student resilience. This study also explored how ACEs, current college student hassles, perceived social support, and resilience relate to college student mental health. A sample of 507 students from a public university in Washington State completed an online study which consisted of surveys operationalizing each variable. The results showed that current college student hassles and perceived social support significantly predicted resilience. Current college student hassles, resilience, and perceived social support also significantly predicted mental health. The study revealed that ACEs had ...


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.


Effective Learning Strategies For College Students With Asperger's Syndrome, Jamie Susanne Gilbert Jan 2014

Effective Learning Strategies For College Students With Asperger's Syndrome, Jamie Susanne Gilbert

All Master's Theses

More and more students with Asperger’s Syndrome (AS) are being accepted into college without having the proper foundation in place to successfully graduate with a Bachelor’s degree. Students with AS need support systems in place to properly prepare them to face the challenges of college. The purpose of this study is to discuss the current research in regards to effective learning strategies that lead to academic success for college students with AS and to further discuss how to implement the learning strategies in higher education institutions. A single-subject study, using both qualitative and quantitative analysis, was performed. It ...


A Pentadic Contrast Rhetorical Criticism And Journalistic Reporting, Edward Kaakua Medeiros Aug 1969

A Pentadic Contrast Rhetorical Criticism And Journalistic Reporting, Edward Kaakua Medeiros

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this paper (1) to analyze the separate writings of a rhetorician and a journalist who both criticized selected campaign addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt, (2) to discover the differences in the critical products derived from different purposes and methods, and (3) to describe these differences and possibly interpret them as examples which lead to the varying evaluations of rhetorical and journalistic criticism.


A Survey Of Speech Therapy Programs In The Public Schools In The State Of Washington, Audrey Goodman Jul 1969

A Survey Of Speech Therapy Programs In The Public Schools In The State Of Washington, Audrey Goodman

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to determine the current status of the speech therapy programs in the public schools of the eastern half of the state of Washington; (2) to evaluate changes that have occurred since their initiation and (3) to estimate future goals insofar as possible.


A Comparative Engineering Analysis Of Food Service Operations, Adolf Carl Hock Jun 1969

A Comparative Engineering Analysis Of Food Service Operations, Adolf Carl Hock

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study was to measure objectively the effectiveness of the a la carte and scramble systems in each of the three Central Washington State College dining halls--East Holmes, West Holmes, and the Commons. No data at this time were available for the new system as it pertains to the serving line rate, the serving time per person, the number of people in the serving line, the dining time per person and the number of people in the dining room.


A Comparative Study Of The Role And Responsibility Of The Head Resident As Seen By The Head Resident And Students Of Selected Residence Halls At Central Washington State College, John Emmett Ward Jun 1969

A Comparative Study Of The Role And Responsibility Of The Head Resident As Seen By The Head Resident And Students Of Selected Residence Halls At Central Washington State College, John Emmett Ward

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to investigate and gather data from many sources which pertained to college and university housing; to compare and evaluate other institutions of higher learning with that of Central Washington State College in regards to residence halls, student activities, and the Head Resident position; and to gain a better understanding of the position of Head Resident by soliciting the opinions of students and Head Residents in the form of a questionnaire so that meaningful information could be compiled and evaluated.


The Effect Of Positive Reinforcement On The Attending Behavior Of A Distractible Child, Michael Lewis Ikard May 1969

The Effect Of Positive Reinforcement On The Attending Behavior Of A Distractible Child, Michael Lewis Ikard

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of the study (1) to evaluate the use of a token reinforcement system in modifying the attending behavior of a distractible child; (2) to demonstrate a technique which a teacher may find useful in helping the distractible child learn to manage his own attention; and (3) to show the relationship between attending behavior and academic performance.


An Analysis Of The Fat Reducing Effects Of Participants In Selected, Freshmen Physical Education Classes, Arthur Acuff Dec 1968

An Analysis Of The Fat Reducing Effects Of Participants In Selected, Freshmen Physical Education Classes, Arthur Acuff

All Master's Theses

This study was composed of two problems as follows: 1. To determine if the four physical education activities classes did significantly control fat gain on college freshmen at St. Martin's College. 2. To determine which physical education activity will best control fat gain on college freshmen at St. Martin's College.


The Basis Of Angolan Nationalism, Albert V. Vandenberg Dec 1968

The Basis Of Angolan Nationalism, Albert V. Vandenberg

All Master's Theses

Portugal has the largest empire remaining in Africa. Portugal's history there dates to the Columbian period, and its government boasts that a colonial philosophy different from the other colonial powers in Africa is at work. The Portuguese speak of a "civilizing mission," "cultural assimilation," and the "Lusitanization of its colonies. The determination of Portugal to see its policies through and the determination of Angolan nationalists to exact independence and freedom from the Portuguese warrant an investigation of the current revolution and the basis of Angolan nationalism.


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.


Transformational Grammar And Problems Of Syntactic Ambiguity In English, Shirlie Jeanette Verley Aug 1968

Transformational Grammar And Problems Of Syntactic Ambiguity In English, Shirlie Jeanette Verley

All Master's Theses

The main purposes of this paper have been (1) to examine the various structural ambiguities in English, (2) to see what the traditional approach has been regarding ambiguities, (3) to apply transformational processes and explanations whenever possible, and (4) to give some specific methods for removing ambiguities from written English.


The Ambiguity Of “Weeping” In William Blake’S Poetry, Audrey F. Lytle Aug 1968

The Ambiguity Of “Weeping” In William Blake’S Poetry, Audrey F. Lytle

All Master's Theses

There is a pattern to Blake's ambiguity. The complexity and intricacy of the images in the earlier manuscripts demand careful reading of all of Blake's works before interpretation. There are many examples, as this study attempted to show, of deliberate and effective ambiguity in the images of weeping.


A Comparative Study Of Slide Technique For The Trombone, James T. Mcdowell May 1968

A Comparative Study Of Slide Technique For The Trombone, James T. Mcdowell

All Master's Theses

Professional trombonists and teachers of the instrument do not agree on the various aspects of slide technique. The purpose of this paper is to compare slide techniques for the trombone. Therefore, basic concepts of holding the instrument will be examined, as well as concepts about the manipulation of the slide.


Validity Coefficients, Norm Tables, And Expectancy Tables Based On Central Washington State College Students’ Performance On The Washington Pre-College Tests, Kathleen Elizabeth Wall Jan 1968

Validity Coefficients, Norm Tables, And Expectancy Tables Based On Central Washington State College Students’ Performance On The Washington Pre-College Tests, Kathleen Elizabeth Wall

All Master's Theses

The study was developed with three purposes: to develop WPCT normative data for Central Washington State College (CWSC), to establish the validity of the WPCT for CWSC, and to provide expectancy tables for the use of school guidance personnel in counseling students who are present or anticipate attending CWSC.


An Examination Of Setting In Six Selected Short Novels Of Katherine Anne Porter, Laurel N. Piippo Dec 1967

An Examination Of Setting In Six Selected Short Novels Of Katherine Anne Porter, Laurel N. Piippo

All Master's Theses

This study will examine various aspects of Katherine Anne Porter's use of setting in six selected short novels.


An Analysis And Interpretation Of Three Vocal Works For Soprano From Eighteenth, Nineteenth And Twentieth Centuries, Gretchen Ostberg Aug 1967

An Analysis And Interpretation Of Three Vocal Works For Soprano From Eighteenth, Nineteenth And Twentieth Centuries, Gretchen Ostberg

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to establish a musical and artistic interpretation of three vocal compositions by three composers: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Henri Duparc, and Anton Webern.


An Evaluation Of The Physical Education Instructional Programs Of Selected Community Colleges In The State Of Washington, Hazel M. Leland Jun 1967

An Evaluation Of The Physical Education Instructional Programs Of Selected Community Colleges In The State Of Washington, Hazel M. Leland

All Master's Theses

The specific problem dealt with in this study was the evaluation of existing physical education instructional programs at five community colleges in the State of Washington. The purposes of this study were to: (1) determine the present status of philosophy and objectives of physical education, (2) determine the role of administration in developing general principles and policies as they relate to the instructional program, (3) determine the instructional programs of physical education at the selected community colleges, and (4) determine the evaluation methods used at each of the community colleges as these methods relate to the instructional program of physical ...


A Study Of The Relationship Between Extracurricular Activities And The Success Of College Women, Sherrill Ann Ortman Dec 1966

A Study Of The Relationship Between Extracurricular Activities And The Success Of College Women, Sherrill Ann Ortman

All Master's Theses

The four purposes of this study are: 1. To determine the correlations between: a. extracurricular participation hours and predicted GPA, b. extracurricular participation hours and actual GPA, and c. predicted GPA and actual GPA, for those CWSC women majors in physical education who met the criteria for inclusion in this study; 2. To determine the magnitude of the effect of predicted GPA upon the correlational relationship between extracurricular participation hours and actual GPA; 3. To determine the correlations between: a. extracurricular participation hours and predicted GPA, and b. extracurricular participation hours and actual GPA, both for successful and for non-successful ...


Concept Attainment Through Negative Instances, David Allen Isom Aug 1966

Concept Attainment Through Negative Instances, David Allen Isom

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is twofold: 1. To investigate the reported conclusions of several experiments in the area of concept attainment that have utilized the Hovland (1952) information processing model; 2. To explore implications of the above model, specifically those pertaining to subjects concept attainment performance over successive presentation of different concepts derived from the same experimental universe.


Analysis Of Personal And Social Characteristics Requisite For High Grade Institutional Teaching Of Delinquent Children, Neil Jerome Hoing Aug 1966

Analysis Of Personal And Social Characteristics Requisite For High Grade Institutional Teaching Of Delinquent Children, Neil Jerome Hoing

All Master's Theses

The goal of this study was to select those particular characteristics pertinent to successful teaching, and by which a more intelligent selection of institutional teachers of delinquent youth could be made.


The Theme And Variations As Used By Four Important Piano Composers In Four Periods Of Music History, James Patrick O'Brien Aug 1966

The Theme And Variations As Used By Four Important Piano Composers In Four Periods Of Music History, James Patrick O'Brien

All Master's Theses

The intent of this study was to give a brief background and history of the theme and variations in early periods of music history, as well as to analyze more specifically and compare in some depth the use of the form by four composers of later periods, in a keyboard work of each. Each of the following composers represents a different period of music history: (1) Handel, late Baroque; (2) Mozart, Classic; (3) Beethoven, early Romantic; and (4) Norman Dello Joio, Modern. Although the form under study has been used in many media of writing, the compositions in this analysis ...


A Set Design For The Play Juno And The Paycock By Sean O’Casey, Michael S. Hanford Aug 1966

A Set Design For The Play Juno And The Paycock By Sean O’Casey, Michael S. Hanford

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to design a setting for the play “Juno And The Paycock”, by Sean O'Casey. It will be done in such a manner as to be (1.) aesthetically satisfactory, (2.) appropriate to the play, its historical period, and social conditions of the characters, (3.) aligned with the demands of stage presentation, in that it provides the necessary space for stage movements, and traffic, (4.) practical for construction within the limits imposed by the stage of McConnell Auditorium.


A Historical Study Of The Selah And Moxee Irrigation District, Alfred C. Moss Aug 1966

A Historical Study Of The Selah And Moxee Irrigation District, Alfred C. Moss

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this historical study is formally: (1) to recognize the development of the Selah and Moxee Irrigation District; (2) to show the importance of water to the East Selah and Moxee valleys; (3) to show the enterprise and struggle of the people of the East Selah and Moxee valleys in bringing the water to their lands; and (4) to show the Selah and Moxee Irrigation District's independent operation, yet dependency on the Yakima Project for storage water.


Jonathan Swift And Women, Gloria Hayden Jun 1966

Jonathan Swift And Women, Gloria Hayden

All Master's Theses

Before any proper study may be made of Swift's attitude toward women, as exemplified in his life and as expressed in his writings, it would seem advisable to review briefly woman's place in society during the period of Swift's mature life. Certainly no just conclusions could be reached regarding the problem of Swift and women unless the study were predicated on an awareness of the position of women in the economic, educational and social life of, roughly, the first half of the eighteenth century.


A Critical Analysis Of “On Wenlock Edge” By Ralph Vaughan Williams, Gary Michael Lawler Jun 1966

A Critical Analysis Of “On Wenlock Edge” By Ralph Vaughan Williams, Gary Michael Lawler

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to examine as thoroughly as possible, with the sources at hand, the song cycle, "On Wenlock Edge," by Ralph Vaughan Williams. The study will include a brief summary of the life of Vaughan Williams, pertinent statements about his music, a general analysis of the entire composition and a detailed analysis of two songs from the cycle. The two songs receiving more detailed analysis were chosen for their contrast and variety of musical ideas.


Confirmation Of Creativity, Dorothy N. Phillips Jun 1966

Confirmation Of Creativity, Dorothy N. Phillips

All Master's Theses

Investigated was the accumulated knowledge of what is known or surmised about creativity; practiced was the skill of becoming the kind of person who, while working with children, can establish an atmosphere where creativity is likely to flourish.


A Critical Analysis Of “Adelaide” By Ludwig Van Beethoven, Kenneth Dorsey Hodgson Sep 1965

A Critical Analysis Of “Adelaide” By Ludwig Van Beethoven, Kenneth Dorsey Hodgson

All Master's Theses

It is our purpose to examine as thoroughly as possible the song, "Adelaide", by Ludwig van Beethoven. The study will include a brief summary of the life of Beethoven, pertinent statements about his music and a detailed analysis of the song.


A Combination Approach To The Teaching Of Reading, Carroll B. Marchant Aug 1965

A Combination Approach To The Teaching Of Reading, Carroll B. Marchant

All Master's Theses

It was the intent of this study to verify the writer's hypothesis that significant progress in reading can be obtained through a combination of the individualized and the basic text approach to reading.