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A Survey Of The School Housing Needs In Ellensburg, Washington, Dike A. Willoughby Dec 1949

A Survey Of The School Housing Needs In Ellensburg, Washington, Dike A. Willoughby

All Master's Theses

The improvement of school environment presents a different problem in each school. The problem facing the Ellensburg School District is one of providing more and better school housing. The purpose of this survey is to find out the condition of the present buildings, to make recommendations for improvements and alterations to the existing structures, to point out the needs for future building expansion. This survey is based on the results of an actual school census undertaken during November of this year.


A Study Of The Ability Of Fifth And Sixth Grade Pupils To Comprehend Social Studies Material, Sister Mary Margaret Aug 1949

A Study Of The Ability Of Fifth And Sixth Grade Pupils To Comprehend Social Studies Material, Sister Mary Margaret

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to ascertain to what extent pupils do not comprehend the reading material in the social studies and to discover the causes of this deficiency. Two types of research techniques were used: (1) pencil and paper tests which were given to sixty-two pupils, and (2) oral interviews with thirty-one pupils who had previously taken the pencil and paper tests.


Modern Practices For Beginning Teachers In Catholic Elementary Schools, Mary Columba Aug 1949

Modern Practices For Beginning Teachers In Catholic Elementary Schools, Mary Columba

All Master's Theses

It is hoped that this study will enable the young teachers to enter into their vocation with more thought and ability and that it will provoke thinking and stimulate further study in the students for whom it is planned. They will have been alerted to the process of learning, the need of research, the necessity of ever changing equipment and materials. They will have been guided in some degree in method.


A Proposed Twelve-Year Required Physical Education Program For The Kelso Public Schools., Harold Naubert Aug 1949

A Proposed Twelve-Year Required Physical Education Program For The Kelso Public Schools., Harold Naubert

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this field study is to establish a twelve-year graded physical education program which might be used beneficially in the public school system of Kelso, Washington.


A Study Of Relationship Between Reading Problems And Emotional Problems., Linda Linnea Woods Aug 1949

A Study Of Relationship Between Reading Problems And Emotional Problems., Linda Linnea Woods

All Master's Theses

Since emotional and personality problems may affect learning, it appears that some emotional problems which children possess may be directly related to their ability to read. This study is concerned with an analysis of actual case studies of children who were referred to a remedial reading instructor to ascertain the extent of this relationship.


Planning And Equiping The School Lunchroom., Frances Willis Aug 1949

Planning And Equiping The School Lunchroom., Frances Willis

All Master's Theses

A healthy body is the foundation for a sound, wholesome mind. Good substantial and nutritious lunches served in an attractive lunchroom with a pleasant inspiring atmosphere will result in desirable qualities of school children. The school lunchroom may make use of effective atmosphere, arrangement and corresponding circumstances to build and direct creative values.


Designing A Well-Rounded Social Program For A Small College Campus To Meet The Social Needs Of All Student Participants., Virginia Evans Johnson Jul 1949

Designing A Well-Rounded Social Program For A Small College Campus To Meet The Social Needs Of All Student Participants., Virginia Evans Johnson

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study are: to endeavor, as many other similar studies have done to point up and emphasize certain key concepts and ideas regarding the social life on a small college campus; to recognize existing problems; to give the students’ reactions to these problems and their proposed ways of solving them; finally, to find the needs of the students not reached by the existing program and to plan ways of implanting these in the social whole.


The Bowing Approach To Cello Playing, John C. Hopkins Jun 1949

The Bowing Approach To Cello Playing, John C. Hopkins

All Master's Theses

Too many cellists after several years of study have become comparatively far advanced and still are not completely acquainted with the instrument as a whole. Their practice has been confined to one string at a time, with the result that the student may have developed a position to fit that particular string, a position which enabled him to get at it with the least amount of trouble. In this method each exercise covers the entire range of the instrument in first position; each string is played on from the start. This procedure will force the student to adopt a playing ...