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All Master's Theses

1955

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A Survey: What Elementary Teachers Recommend About Their Multi-Purpose Rooms, Charles Wesley Anderton Aug 1955

A Survey: What Elementary Teachers Recommend About Their Multi-Purpose Rooms, Charles Wesley Anderton

All Master's Theses

The present study was undertaken (1) to compile objective evidence of current uses of multi-purpose rooms; (2) to obtain recommendations of elementary teachers concerning the utilization of their multi-purpose rooms.


An Examination Of The Programs For Education Of Gifted Children In United States, Margaret Ackerman Aug 1955

An Examination Of The Programs For Education Of Gifted Children In United States, Margaret Ackerman

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was (1) to examine the provisions for gifted children made in the schools of the United States, (2) to consider the relative merits of the various procedures, and (3) to consider ways in which these procedures are applied, and (4) to describe the methods which the average teacher can use in her classroom.


A Handbook To Aid In The Control And Coordination Of The Athletic Program For The Moses Lake Schools, Moses Lake, Washington, James Talmage Adamson Aug 1955

A Handbook To Aid In The Control And Coordination Of The Athletic Program For The Moses Lake Schools, Moses Lake, Washington, James Talmage Adamson

All Master's Theses

As athletic director of the Moses Lake school system, it has been this writer's responsibility to organize, coordinate and conduct the athletic program. Moses Lake has been undergoing a period of tremendous growth, which has resulted in an increase of student enrollment and the necessity of increasing the athletic program. To effectively operate a good program under this condition, it has become necessary to establish some method which will serve the following purposes: (1) the dissemination of information concerning the athletic program for coaches, administrators, teachers, students and parents; (2) the clarification of athletic philosophy, duties, standards and regulations ...


An Attempt To Identify Attitudes Related To Student Drop Outs At Central Washington College Of Education, Robert Joseph Kuss Aug 1955

An Attempt To Identify Attitudes Related To Student Drop Outs At Central Washington College Of Education, Robert Joseph Kuss

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was not to determine all those attitudes which affect a student’s decision to remain in or leave the college. It was rather to survey the attitudes and opinions of the members of a group which had already left the college before completion of their studies insofar as Central Washington College was concerned. Three factors were determined on the basis of their proximity to the lives of the students and their concomitant effect on the attitudes of those students.


A Study To Ascertain The Merits Of The Corrected Test And The Study-Test Spelling Methods, James Arnold Rowan Aug 1955

A Study To Ascertain The Merits Of The Corrected Test And The Study-Test Spelling Methods, James Arnold Rowan

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to compare the merits of the relatively new corrected test spelling method with the older, seemingly more widely-used study-test spelling method. The experiment was conducted to give the writer an overview of the different spelling methods so that an adequate spelling program may be conducted in the writer’s classroom.


A Survey Of Existing Practices Of The School Lunch Program In The State Of Washington, William E. Davis Aug 1955

A Survey Of Existing Practices Of The School Lunch Program In The State Of Washington, William E. Davis

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to survey the existing conditions in the lunchrooms of the schools in the State of Washington which are classed as group three, four, and five, according to the Washington Education Association’s Thirty-Second Annual Teachers’ Salary Schedule; and (2) to show the practices, types of equipment being used, supervisory methods, and administrative policies of these programs.


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 Study Of Change In Student’S Critical Thinking In The Social Studies As Related To A Modification Of The Curriculum, Donald F. Mclarney Aug 1955

A Study Of Change In Student’S Critical Thinking In The Social Studies As Related To A Modification Of The Curriculum, Donald F. Mclarney

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to discover the extent to which the social studies curriculum of the Highline Public Schools for Sixth Grade creates constructive critical thinking on the part of the students in relation to preconceived attitudes and concepts directed toward people in other lands. More specifically the problem was to determine how modifications in the social studies course content affect critical thinking and attitudes of students.


A Guidance Program For Gilbert School District, Joseph F. Lilinski Aug 1955

A Guidance Program For Gilbert School District, Joseph F. Lilinski

All Master's Theses

The guidance program is the responsibility of all members of a school district. The school and community must work jointly if the program is to obtain the success it is capable of accomplishing. Guidance can be completely successful only when we secure complete and continuous co-operation between administrator, classroom teacher, special teacher, specialists, parents and the community.


A Study To Determine The Effect On Student Achievement Of Graphic Materials Integrated In A Fifth Grade Curriculum, Harold Irving Goodwin Aug 1955

A Study To Determine The Effect On Student Achievement Of Graphic Materials Integrated In A Fifth Grade Curriculum, Harold Irving Goodwin

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the degree of pupil achievement resulting from specific instruction in the interpretation of graphic materials. The experimental method employing four control classes and four experimental classes was the research technique used.


A Survey Of The Arithmetical Concepts Of Children In The Elementary Grades Pertaining To The Use Of Money, Eyler L. Elliot Aug 1955

A Survey Of The Arithmetical Concepts Of Children In The Elementary Grades Pertaining To The Use Of Money, Eyler L. Elliot

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study: (1) to survey the present concepts of money and its use, in a specific elementary grade level, in a cross section of a city that included all socio-economic levels; (2) to determine the extent to which knowledge of economic concepts is related to socio-economic level; and (3) make suggestions as to areas where greater emphasis towards understanding of money concepts should be placed.


A Handbook For School Murals, Mary Aquinata O'Sullivan Jul 1955

A Handbook For School Murals, Mary Aquinata O'Sullivan

All Master's Theses

It is difficult for a classroom teacher to plan and carry out a mural program with very little help or none. Nothing has been available that would serve as a practical guide for the teacher who plans to carry out a mural program. It is with this desire to help meet the needs of the elementary classroom teacher in conducting an art program that the work of compiling this handbook is undertaken.


An Investigation Of The Inter-Relationships Among Certain Personality Tests And Ratings And Their Relationship To Academic Success In A Teacher’S College, Donald H. Duncan Jun 1955

An Investigation Of The Inter-Relationships Among Certain Personality Tests And Ratings And Their Relationship To Academic Success In A Teacher’S College, Donald H. Duncan

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this investigation is to find; (1) what relationship exists between self ratings attained from a personality inventory and dormitory supervisor ratings on a standard scale, (2) what relationship exists between scores on a personality inventory and college grade point average, and (3) what relationship exists between dormitory supervisor ratings and college grade point average.


A Survey Of The Attitudes And Opinions Of Yakima Elementary Educators Toward Television As An Aid To Instruction, Bill Jay Ranniger Jun 1955

A Survey Of The Attitudes And Opinions Of Yakima Elementary Educators Toward Television As An Aid To Instruction, Bill Jay Ranniger

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study to determine the reactions of Yakima elementary educators toward television as an aid to instruction. This shall be determined relative to (1) the attitude of those educators toward educational television in general and (2) the opinions of those educators relative to how television may best be used as an instrument of classroom instruction.