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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.


The Community College Environment; A Comparative Study Of Perceptions And Expectations Of Liberal Arts Students In Two Community Colleges, Vann Leonzia Anane Jul 1970

The Community College Environment; A Comparative Study Of Perceptions And Expectations Of Liberal Arts Students In Two Community Colleges, Vann Leonzia Anane

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine whether there are any significant differences in the perceptions of two groups of liberal arts students or at two colleges concerning the administration of their college, curriculum, instruction, course offerings, student role in college affairs, and other questions of importance to the college student. Also, an attempt will be made to determine if there is any relationship between a group of students' perceptions of the policies and offerings of their host environment and their expectations of the environment.


A Study Of Dropouts From Continuation High School In Spokane From September, 1967, To November, 1968, Albert D. Brown Aug 1969

A Study Of Dropouts From Continuation High School In Spokane From September, 1967, To November, 1968, Albert D. Brown

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to identify the characteristics of students who dropped out of Spokane Continuation High School. A great deal has been written on the subject of dropouts, and as part of this study the writer reviewed and reported on the most current material available.


Achievement Study Of Negro Elementary Transfer Students, Peter Andrew Nielsen Aug 1969

Achievement Study Of Negro Elementary Transfer Students, Peter Andrew Nielsen

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to find out to what extent the transfer program has benefited participating students. The hypothesis was that Negro elementary students participating in the transfer program would make more academic progress by 1968 than would Negro elementary students from the same home schools who did not transfer. All students had to be in grade four in 1966. Students must have taken a standardized achievement test in 1966 and 1968.


Development Of The Teacher’S Self For Effective Teaching, June Bach Hill Aug 1969

Development Of The Teacher’S Self For Effective Teaching, June Bach Hill

All Master's Theses

The recognition of adequate development of the teacher's self is seen by the researcher and shown by literature as a major problem for teacher education in the near future. Teaching is a helping profession; the ultimate goal of teaching is to better hear and relate to the needs of human growth and development of children in the classroom. Since the way one views himself greatly affects how he sees others, the importance of a positive teacher self-concept can hardly be overemphasized.


The Changing Roles Of School Personnel As A Result Of The Professional Negotiations Act In The State Of Washington, Edward J. Hill Jr. Aug 1969

The Changing Roles Of School Personnel As A Result Of The Professional Negotiations Act In The State Of Washington, Edward J. Hill Jr.

All Master's Theses

This study attempted to determine if participants in school policy making feel that there have been significant changes in their roles as a result of the professional negotiations law in the state of Washington.


A Survey On The Preparation Of Becoming A Nongraded Elementary School In The State Of Washington, Terry S. Ryan Jul 1969

A Survey On The Preparation Of Becoming A Nongraded Elementary School In The State Of Washington, Terry S. Ryan

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to review the literature regarding the organization of the nongraded elementary school; (2) to ascertain through the use of a questionnaire how the nongraded elementary schools have been organized in the State of Washington; and (3) to compare what the literature stated in organizing the nongraded school as to what was actually done in nongraded school systems in Washington State.


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.


An Analytical Bibliography Of Recent Writings On Mass Media (Particularly Television) That Have Special Significance For Secondary School Teachers Of English, Vernal E. Allen Jun 1968

An Analytical Bibliography Of Recent Writings On Mass Media (Particularly Television) That Have Special Significance For Secondary School Teachers Of English, Vernal E. Allen

All Master's Theses

Our students should have criteria for judging good television just as they have for literature. We, as a profession dedicated to the enrichment of lives through the humanities, are remiss if we neglect this major means of humanizing.


A Proposal For The Organization And Development Of The A. C. Davis Senior High School Learning Resources Center, Donna Delchambre Aug 1967

A Proposal For The Organization And Development Of The A. C. Davis Senior High School Learning Resources Center, Donna Delchambre

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study to explore the factors in the development and the initial planning and organization of a traditional senior high school library that is to function as a learning resources center. In pursuit of this study, the library facilities for the new A. C. Davis Senior High School at Yakima, Washington, are used.


The Structure And Function Of Student Councils In The Elementary Schools Of Vancouver, Washington, Claude Richard Bowen Aug 1966

The Structure And Function Of Student Councils In The Elementary Schools Of Vancouver, Washington, Claude Richard Bowen

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to compile data concerning the structure and function of student councils in the elementary schools of Vancouver, Washington. This compilation of information will be available to aid educators who are assigned the duties and responsibilities of advising student councils at the elementary level. It will also give the administrators of Vancouver, Washington, who have endorsed elementary councils, an opportunity to ascertain their councils' current structure and function.


The Measurement Of Religious Attitudes Of Men In Residence Halls At Walla Wall College And Whitman College, Norman James Woods Jul 1966

The Measurement Of Religious Attitudes Of Men In Residence Halls At Walla Wall College And Whitman College, Norman James Woods

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is (1) to ascertain from data gathered whether there is a measurable difference of religious attitudes among the residence hall men at Walla Walla College as compared to residence hall men at Whitman College; and (2) determine to what extent the Walla Walla College group subscribes to a position based on the dogma of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.


A Survey To Determine The Effectiveness Of Portable Classrooms In Today’S Educational Picture, Daun E. Olson Jul 1965

A Survey To Determine The Effectiveness Of Portable Classrooms In Today’S Educational Picture, Daun E. Olson

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were: (1) to determine if portables, depending on the circumstances and needs of the school district, are a valid method of handling today's overcrowded conditions, (2) to show how supplementary classrooms were used by the University Place School District, (3) to provide a reference source for others who plan to use relocatable structures.


Schools Of The Future, Now An Educational Filmstrip Depicting Flexible Scheduling Programs In Selected Schools In The States Of Washington And Oregon, Robert E. Meinhardt Jun 1965

Schools Of The Future, Now An Educational Filmstrip Depicting Flexible Scheduling Programs In Selected Schools In The States Of Washington And Oregon, Robert E. Meinhardt

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to prepare a sound filmstrip which would inform educators of flexible scheduling practices being used in high schools in the states of Oregon and Washington.


The Effects Of Nonpromotion On Achievement And Maturation In The Junior High School, Alma C. Spithill May 1965

The Effects Of Nonpromotion On Achievement And Maturation In The Junior High School, Alma C. Spithill

All Master's Theses

The present study has dealt with the problem of the "non-effects" of nonpromotion--a practice which continues because many educators and parents are convinced that grade repetition will help the immature or underachieving child "catch up."


An Intramural Tackle Football Program Guide For Wapato Junior High School, Paul Alan Petty Aug 1963

An Intramural Tackle Football Program Guide For Wapato Junior High School, Paul Alan Petty

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to (1) explore the general objectives of intramural sports and the general objectives, philosophy, and controversies of interscholastic athletics at the junior high school level; (2) comprehend the beneficial values of both intramural sports programs and junior high interscholastic athletics; and (3) develop an intramural tackle football program guide for the existing program at Wapato Junior High School.


The Effects Of Football Participation On Personality Adjustment In Elementary School Boys, Russell D. Scofield Aug 1962

The Effects Of Football Participation On Personality Adjustment In Elementary School Boys, Russell D. Scofield

All Master's Theses

This study tried to determine the effects of participation in a football program on the personality adjustment of boys aged ten, eleven, and twelve who live in Yakima and neighboring areas.


The Public Assistance Child In The Yakima Public Schools, Ellen Kennedy Brzoska Aug 1961

The Public Assistance Child In The Yakima Public Schools, Ellen Kennedy Brzoska

All Master's Theses

The aim of this study was to determine if the Public Assistance Group of children differed scholastically and intellectually from the children whose parents were not on Public Assistance.


A Survey Of Foreign Relations Emphasis In The Secondary Schools Of Clark County, Washington, Jess Vern Frost Aug 1961

A Survey Of Foreign Relations Emphasis In The Secondary Schools Of Clark County, Washington, Jess Vern Frost

All Master's Theses

This study attempted to determine the extent and nature of foreign relations education being given students in the Clark County, Washington, secondary schools. Eight areas centering around contemporary world history, geography, and problems courses were examined.


Establishing An Integrated Instructional Materials Service, Elsie Eggebroten Tompkins Aug 1961

Establishing An Integrated Instructional Materials Service, Elsie Eggebroten Tompkins

All Master's Theses

This study attempted to discover if Washington school administrators believed it would be helpful to integrate library, textbook, and audio-visual materials into one instructional materials service. The three aspects of the problem to be explored were (1) the feasibility of the proposed service in actual schools in Washington, (2) the qualifications thought necessary for the director of such an integrated service, and (3) the degree to which our schools already approached an integrated instructional materials service.


A Descriptive Study Of The College Elementary School Camping Experience Of Four Fifth Graders, Betty Anne Charlton Jun 1961

A Descriptive Study Of The College Elementary School Camping Experience Of Four Fifth Graders, Betty Anne Charlton

All Master's Theses

This study presented a review of the philosophy and history of school camping, the evolution of the outdoor education program at the College Elementary School, and a study of four fifth grade children before, during, and after their first school camping experience. Interviews, observations, written tests, sociograms, examination of records, and standard camp evaluations were utilized.


An Evaluation Of Current Homework Practices In Grades 4, 5, And 6 Of The Bremerton Public Schools, Donald M. Fujimoto Aug 1959

An Evaluation Of Current Homework Practices In Grades 4, 5, And 6 Of The Bremerton Public Schools, Donald M. Fujimoto

All Master's Theses

The values of homework have been the subject of considerable debate for many years. Considering the inadequate amount of research and the varied views of parents and teachers on this issue, the writer felt that a research study at the local level would prove to be worthwhile. It was also felt that such a study would help to ease some of the misunderstandings between parents and teachers and to foster better relationship between the school and community.


The Principal’S Role In Developing And Maintaining A Good Public Relations Program, Leon Louis Abhold Jun 1959

The Principal’S Role In Developing And Maintaining A Good Public Relations Program, Leon Louis Abhold

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to analyze the fundamental basis of a sound public relations program; (2) to describe in practical terms how principals may develop good school-community relations; and (3) to utilize to advantage the facilities available for influencing public opinion.


A Comparative Study Of The Evergreen School District Before And After Reorganization, Walford Neal Johnson Jun 1958

A Comparative Study Of The Evergreen School District Before And After Reorganization, Walford Neal Johnson

All Master's Theses

The problem of this thesis was to examine the Evergreen School District, both before and after its reorganization, to determine whether or not the reorganization of the district resulted in more acceptable educational services and facilities for all school children residing within its boundaries. Further, an attempt was made to compare the cost of education before and after reorganization.


Towards An Ideal Education, Carl A. Carlson Aug 1957

Towards An Ideal Education, Carl A. Carlson

All Master's Theses

Modern education is based on the philosophy that through a functional and practical program the needs of the child will be met. In actual practice, too often ideals are left out of this program. For the purpose of developing these ideals and incorporating them into the functional pragmatic school system to form a program that will come closer to answering the needs of the child, and in the spirit of the philosophy of John Dewey, a man of high ideals and great moral character, this study was written.


A Study Of The Relationship Between Defects Of Articulation In Speech And Emotional Stability Of Children In The Primary Grades, Frances P. Oechsner Aug 1957

A Study Of The Relationship Between Defects Of Articulation In Speech And Emotional Stability Of Children In The Primary Grades, Frances P. Oechsner

All Master's Theses

This study is concerned with the relationship between defects of articulation in speech and emotional instability in elementary school children. The general procedure followed throughout the study involved a comparison of children having articulatory defects with speech normal children for personal and social adjustment.


An Appraisal By The Graduate Students Of The Terminal Education Program At Wenatchee Junior College, Alice A. Low Mar 1956

An Appraisal By The Graduate Students Of The Terminal Education Program At Wenatchee Junior College, Alice A. Low

All Master's Theses

Wenatchee Junior College has been cognizant of the fact that its terminal program needed revision and expansion. The results of this study which have expressed the opinions of those students who have graduated from a two year course have revealed a number of conclusions and implications for further study which may be helpful in any type of curriculum revision.


A Comparative Study Of The Personality Adjustment, Mental Maturity, And Music Aptitude Of The Three Ethnic Groups Represented At Mt. Edgecumbe School, Mt. Edgecumbe, Alaska, Charles Peter Mason Aug 1955

A Comparative Study Of The Personality Adjustment, Mental Maturity, And Music Aptitude Of The Three Ethnic Groups Represented At Mt. Edgecumbe School, Mt. Edgecumbe, Alaska, Charles Peter Mason

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to compare the three ethnic groups – Aleuts, Eskimos, and Indians – represented at Mt. Edgecumbe School in intelligence, personality, and musical talent to discover any basic differences that might exist between the three groups in the categories listed.


A Handbook To Help Promote Understanding And Participation In Education By Home And School For Saint Paul’S Cathedral School, Yakima Washington, Mary Bernardine Myers Aug 1954

A Handbook To Help Promote Understanding And Participation In Education By Home And School For Saint Paul’S Cathedral School, Yakima Washington, Mary Bernardine Myers

All Master's Theses

The problem to which consideration is being given appears to be threefold in purpose. 1. To secure a brief but comprehensive summary of necessary information for the principal of the Catholic Elementary School. 2. To offer the teacher a practical digest of the common laws, policies, and practices pertaining to her profession. 3. To provide the parents - the co-educators of the citizens of tomorrow - with sufficient knowledge of the administrative policies and the instructional methods used in the Catholic Elementary School.


Industrial Arts In The Junior High School, Grant Eugene Shelby Aug 1952

Industrial Arts In The Junior High School, Grant Eugene Shelby

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this paper has been two-fold. First to trace the history and philosophy of industrial arts from antiquity to the present, with emphasis upon the present. Second, a program for the small Junior High School has been proposed that is in accordance with the modern day purpose and objectives of industrial arts.