Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Education Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Articles 1 - 20 of 20

Full-Text Articles in Education

Participation In Extracurricular Activities In The Yakima High School, Lois Hubbell Nickel Dec 1951

Participation In Extracurricular Activities In The Yakima High School, Lois Hubbell Nickel

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine the extent of extracurricular activity participation in the Yakima High School, by grade, sex, socio-economic level, and by the distance the students live from town.


Anthology And Procedures In Poetry Presentation For Grades One And Two, Norma Craig Aug 1951

Anthology And Procedures In Poetry Presentation For Grades One And Two, Norma Craig

All Master's Theses

The results of the various studies seem to indicate that the vast majority of children do enjoy poetry. The problem remains to select poems that will appeal to first and second graders. The choice of suitable poetry is made easier if one understands the underlying principles regarding its selection.


A Survey Of The Guidance Practices Of The Secondary Schools Of Kittitas County, Arthur L. Feroglia Aug 1951

A Survey Of The Guidance Practices Of The Secondary Schools Of Kittitas County, Arthur L. Feroglia

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate the guidance practices of the secondary schools in Kittitas County and to try to determine the range of the guidance programs from what is considered by several authorities to be some of the minimum essentials of an adequate guidance program.


An Interpretation Of Modern Practices In Discipline, Kenneth W. Elfbrandt Aug 1951

An Interpretation Of Modern Practices In Discipline, Kenneth W. Elfbrandt

All Master's Theses

The problems considered in this paper are: The development of discipline in the past two centuries and a summary of modern practices. Discussion includes modern trends in discipline in teaching and in the school setting.


A Study Of Proficiency In Basic Study Skills Of Intermediate And Junior High School Students, Eleanor Ruth Freese Aug 1951

A Study Of Proficiency In Basic Study Skills Of Intermediate And Junior High School Students, Eleanor Ruth Freese

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to measure accurately and reliably the proficiency of intermediate and junior high students in the basic study skills. The diagnostic type test is most useful in discovering specific deficiencies in learning or teaching.


A Survey Of Camping In The State Of Washington And The Implications To Education, Lloyd Gene Craig Aug 1951

A Survey Of Camping In The State Of Washington And The Implications To Education, Lloyd Gene Craig

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study are to gather needed information concerning the status of camping as now practiced in the State of Washington, and to interpret these data as they apply to a school district interested in initiating a program in Outdoor Education.


Community Resources As Related To The Elementary School, Louis Edward Shandera Aug 1951

Community Resources As Related To The Elementary School, Louis Edward Shandera

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this paper is to attempt to show the background of community resources and the ways and means of better utilizing them in the elementary schools.


Diagnostic And Therapeutic Procedures In Speech Correction For Primary Teachers, Lila M. Brattkus Aug 1951

Diagnostic And Therapeutic Procedures In Speech Correction For Primary Teachers, Lila M. Brattkus

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study have been to report the number and types of speech disorders that might be found in a typical first grade classroom, to show the need for and the value of an articulation analysis, and to suggest ways in which the classroom teachers may help children with speech problems become better adjusted individuals.


Student Participation In Extra-Curricular Activities, George Craig Anderson Aug 1951

Student Participation In Extra-Curricular Activities, George Craig Anderson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine the extent of student participation in the extra-curricular activities of the Toppenish High School according to socioeconomic status and according to the distances of students’ homes from school.


An Experiment With Mineral Pigments In A Prepared Frit, Cecelia Long Aug 1951

An Experiment With Mineral Pigments In A Prepared Frit, Cecelia Long

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of the writer to conduct a series of line blend experiments with mineral pigments in a prepared fritted glaze with the intention of finding: (1) the effects of the different mineral pigments, and (2) the desired quantities of these coloring agents in a given glaze. It was expected that the experiment would result in a set of sample tiles which could then be used in teaching.


A Study Of First Grade Entrance Practices In The State Of Washington, James L. Martin Aug 1951

A Study Of First Grade Entrance Practices In The State Of Washington, James L. Martin

All Master's Theses

The purpose here is to determine the actual practice. What is the requirement for entrance into the first grade in the various districts in the state of Washington? Is chronological age the only determining factor? Is any consideration given to mental age? To what extent are the emotional and social factors considered? Is attendance in a kindergarten a factor?


A Study Of Public Relations In The Minnehaha Elementary School Vancouver, Washington, Harold V. Henry Aug 1951

A Study Of Public Relations In The Minnehaha Elementary School Vancouver, Washington, Harold V. Henry

All Master's Theses

The writer, in order to lay the foundation for the improvement of the public relation program for his community, conducted this questionnaire study with a threefold purpose in mind. (1) To evaluate the overall public relations of the school with its community, (2) to bring to light the weaknesses and neglected parts as well as the strengths of the school and community relations and, (3) thereby to provide a point of departure in improving the school public relation program.


The Relationship Of Physical Education To Guidance, Raymond J. Patrick Aug 1951

The Relationship Of Physical Education To Guidance, Raymond J. Patrick

All Master's Theses

The physical education program has been examined for guidance possibilities in respect to: the development of proper attitudes, the development of social behavior patterns, the guidance of proper physical development, the development of democratic living, the development of proper leisure time activities, the development of proper leadership qualities, the development of responsibility and cooperation and the cultivation of respect for the abilities and/or disabilities of others.


A Survey Of The Physical Education Program For Boys In South Dakota Public Secondary Schools, Glen Wilbur Wright Aug 1951

A Survey Of The Physical Education Program For Boys In South Dakota Public Secondary Schools, Glen Wilbur Wright

All Master's Theses

The main purpose for conducting this study was to determine the status of physical education, the facilities available, and the preparation and qualifications of the personnel who were conducting the programs in the public secondary schools in the State of South Dakota. The findings of the survey may be of value to physical education students, to public school administrators, to the colleges of the State and to the Department of Public Instruction.


A Study Of Group Dynamics As A Classroom Process, C. Bruce Schwarck Aug 1951

A Study Of Group Dynamics As A Classroom Process, C. Bruce Schwarck

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was threefold: 1. To review the literature on the subject of group dynamics as it applies to classroom situations. 2. To watch some of the techniques in operation with a group of eighth grade students in United States history. 3. To learn how teaching can be made more effective through utilization of group dynamics.


School Excursions, Phoebe Jones Ulery Aug 1951

School Excursions, Phoebe Jones Ulery

All Master's Theses

The use of school excursions has become widespread in recent years. This is a result of the desire to capitalize on all instructional opportunities and materials, a new appreciation of the educational possibilities of the school trip, and a wider knowledge of the mechanics of the excursion technique.


A Proposed Program For The Teaching Of Human Relations In The Classroom On The Secondary School Level, Clyde Franklin Deaton Jun 1951

A Proposed Program For The Teaching Of Human Relations In The Classroom On The Secondary School Level, Clyde Franklin Deaton

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to develop a proposed program for the teaching of human relations in the classroom on the secondary school level.


Student Participation In Extra-Curricular Activities, Bennette Kirk Bedford Jun 1951

Student Participation In Extra-Curricular Activities, Bennette Kirk Bedford

All Master's Theses

A study of student participation in extra-curricular activities in the Ellensburg Junior and Senior High Schools was thought advisable in view of the increased attention and study being devoted to this area throughout the nation. Leading educators have implied that such activities are a significant part of any school system. However, until recent years, attempts to make effective use of these facilities have often been neglected.


The Relationship Between Freshman Entrance Examination Scores And Academic Success In The Curriculum Of Central Washington College Of Education, John O'Donahue Jun 1951

The Relationship Between Freshman Entrance Examination Scores And Academic Success In The Curriculum Of Central Washington College Of Education, John O'Donahue

All Master's Theses

The primary purpose of this study is to determine the magnitude and the direction of the relationship which exists between certain abilities as measured by Freshman Entrance Examinations employed at this college and subsequent success in the academic aspect of college life.


A Guidance Handbook For The Elementary School, Floyd P. Perry Jan 1951

A Guidance Handbook For The Elementary School, Floyd P. Perry

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this paper is to formulate a guidance handbook for use by the writer on the elementary school level. To accomplish this purpose the writer has discussed, in abbreviated form, the history and philosophy of a guidance program and has called attention to the role of participants, especially of the administrator and classroom teacher, in such a program.