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Stephen Crane, Journalist: A Prismatic Career In The Gilded Age, Donna M. Hughes Dec 1963

Stephen Crane, Journalist: A Prismatic Career In The Gilded Age, Donna M. Hughes

All Master's Theses

The object of this study has been to discover Crane's indebtedness to his newspaper apprenticeship. The investigation has been concerned with all phases of Crane's life and art, but special emphasis has been placed on his newspaper experience.


The Relationship Of Instruments’ Size And Shape To Handwriting Achievement, Thomas M. Hindman Aug 1963

The Relationship Of Instruments’ Size And Shape To Handwriting Achievement, Thomas M. Hindman

All Master's Theses

This experiment is concerned with the design of handwriting instruments. It is the purpose of this experiment to determine if the Zaner-Bloser finger-fitting instruments have any advantages as to speed and quality of handwriting over the conventional instruments as regularly used at sixth grade level.


An Investigation Of The Role Of The High School Counselor In Class Ii Districts In The State Of Washington, Charles A. Booth Aug 1963

An Investigation Of The Role Of The High School Counselor In Class Ii Districts In The State Of Washington, Charles A. Booth

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine (1) the current role of the high school counselor working in class II districts in the state of Washington, (2) the kinds of tasks he performs in these districts, (3) the types of tasks he thinks that he ought to perform in his role, (4) how he believes his role may be improved, and (5) how well his training has equipped him for his present role.


An Identification Of Economic Concepts And Generalizations In A Sixth Grade Social Studies Textbook, Merle J. Locke Aug 1963

An Identification Of Economic Concepts And Generalizations In A Sixth Grade Social Studies Textbook, Merle J. Locke

All Master's Theses

This study purported to: (1) locate and identify economic concepts and generalizations contained in a sixth grade social studies text by Cutright and Durand: “Living As American Neighbors”; (2) indicate by the use of a scale whether the identified concepts and generalizations were merely mentioned, partially developed of fully developed; and, (3) verify the researchers selections of concepts and generalizations through the presence of generalizations in the Stanford Studies similar to those identified by the author and found in “Living as American Neighbors”.


An Experimental Study Of The Influence Of The Educational Comic Upon Content Achievement And Retention, Hugh Donald Jacobs Aug 1963

An Experimental Study Of The Influence Of The Educational Comic Upon Content Achievement And Retention, Hugh Donald Jacobs

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine (1) whether educational comics influence subject-matter learning, (2) whether this influence is related to sex differences, and (3) whether this influence is related to reading achievement.


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 Experimental Use Of Clay In A Wall Panel, Marion E. Farmer Aug 1963

The Experimental Use Of Clay In A Wall Panel, Marion E. Farmer

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to describe, explain and conclude a series of experiments in search of the creative aspects of light and shadow when applied to the concept of “light-painting” by using clay in an experimental way in a wall panel. Inventing ways to use tools which are easily available to teachers of all levels, relates this study to the ever-present problems of art education.


Development Of Cardiovascular Fitness In Swimming By The Interval Training Method, Donald Leroy Cleman Aug 1963

Development Of Cardiovascular Fitness In Swimming By The Interval Training Method, Donald Leroy Cleman

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to evaluate the physical fitness of swimmers; (2) to evaluate the cardiovascular-respiratory responses and strength to a swimming program; and (3) to present various physical fitness tests results which were administered to a sampling of boys and girls ranging from ages seven to fifteen.


Developing A Curriculum For The Trainable Student Enrolled In The Boy’S Apprentice Training Program At Rainier School, Frank F. Serviss Aug 1963

Developing A Curriculum For The Trainable Student Enrolled In The Boy’S Apprentice Training Program At Rainier School, Frank F. Serviss

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study (1) to develop a curriculum for the trainable mentally retarded student that will be developmental in nature and will help meet the needs of the students enrolled in the boy's apprentice training program at Rainier School, and (2) to provide each student with personal and social skills that with work skills will enable him to establish a positive relationship with employees and residents with whom he will be working and living.


An Examination Of Written School Policies As They Pertain To School Leadership, Ralph L. Von Kaenel Aug 1963

An Examination Of Written School Policies As They Pertain To School Leadership, Ralph L. Von Kaenel

All Master's Theses

The result of this study will serve as an aid to help build a better understanding between the different units of the school. It will serve as a guide to the prospective administrator by listing an acceptable standard of responsibilities and duties for each position in our local schools, if such exists.


An Evaluation Of Instructional Materials For Use In Teaching Electronics, H. Allen Shockley Aug 1963

An Evaluation Of Instructional Materials For Use In Teaching Electronics, H. Allen Shockley

All Master's Theses

Through this study the writer will attempt to: (1) evaluate selected instructional materials for teaching electronics that are available through the facilities of Central Washington State College, University of Washington, and Washington State University; (2) develop a list of those materials worthy of use in teaching electronics in grades seven through twelve; and (3) make recommendations for improvements in this area.


A Musical Approach To The Teaching And Performance Of Percussion, John Frederick Mowad Aug 1963

A Musical Approach To The Teaching And Performance Of Percussion, John Frederick Mowad

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study (1) to aid the teacher of instrumental music in developing a musical approach to the teaching of snare drum using a recommended “like-grip” for holding all sticks and mallets (2) to provide the teacher of instrumental music with selected published methods and materials for developing musicianship; (3) to provide the instrumental music teacher with teaching techniques covering selected and most commonly use percussion instruments.


A Study Of The Implementation Of The Generalization In Resource Conservation Curriculum, Jule Oliver Crabtree Aug 1963

A Study Of The Implementation Of The Generalization In Resource Conservation Curriculum, Jule Oliver Crabtree

All Master's Theses

This study utilized the generalization as a tool to provide greater increments to learning throughout the social studies curriculum. It has been specifically related to a study of human and natural resource conservation.


A Composite Representational Study Of Masks Using Visual, Verbal, And Written Impressions, Rick E. Mason Aug 1963

A Composite Representational Study Of Masks Using Visual, Verbal, And Written Impressions, Rick E. Mason

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study: (1) to use masks as a means of motivation for the students to develop their fundamental needs for expression, for creation, for identification and for release; (2) to furnish information as basic knowledge to be used in projects of mask-making; and (3) to take pictures, to select and to organize the slide series.


An Examination Of An Art Centered Curriculum For Beginning Classes In Special Education In The Bellevue School District, Lucille Mohring Studebaker Aug 1963

An Examination Of An Art Centered Curriculum For Beginning Classes In Special Education In The Bellevue School District, Lucille Mohring Studebaker

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of an art centered curriculum as an approach to the stimulation of learning for the Educable Mentally Retarded.


A Study Of The Expectations Of High School Seniors Concerning Marriage And College, Allen W. Gustafson Aug 1963

A Study Of The Expectations Of High School Seniors Concerning Marriage And College, Allen W. Gustafson

All Master's Theses

The problem was: (1) to study the expectations of high school seniors concerning marriage and education, and (2) to ascertain the amount of conflict between two of the important roles confronting many of the young adults, marriage and a college education.


A Comparative Study Of Basic Concerns Of Eighth And Tenth Grade Students, Paul S. Yeend Aug 1963

A Comparative Study Of Basic Concerns Of Eighth And Tenth Grade Students, Paul S. Yeend

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to compare the basic concerns of a group of early adolescent students with those of a mid-adolescent group.


An Investigation Of Current Practices In The Education Of Gifted Children In Small High Schools Of Central Washington, 1959-1960, Warren O. Kidder Jun 1963

An Investigation Of Current Practices In The Education Of Gifted Children In Small High Schools Of Central Washington, 1959-1960, Warren O. Kidder

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to evaluate current policy in the education of gifted children in small high schools in Central Washington; (2) to investigate the principle of equal opportunity in its relation to individual capacity; (3) to consider the probability of a need for the greater development of ability; (4) to compare the current opportunities in these schools with standards indicated by recognized studies and to evaluate the areas of improvement.


A Partial Survey Of The Practices And Problems In The Hiring Of Negroes To Teach In The Public Schools Of Washington, Lila A. Hanson Jun 1963

A Partial Survey Of The Practices And Problems In The Hiring Of Negroes To Teach In The Public Schools Of Washington, Lila A. Hanson

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this survey to investigate the practices and problems in the hiring of Negroes to teach in the Public schools of Washington State.


A Study Of The Desirability Of The State Music Supervisor, Dwight Eduard Morris May 1963

A Study Of The Desirability Of The State Music Supervisor, Dwight Eduard Morris

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study has been to compare certain data and general information between states that do and states that do not employ a state music supervisor.


An Investigation Of Social Acceptance As A Function Of An Extra-Curricular Formal Dramatics Program Involving Sixth Grade Students, Larry B. Bowen Mar 1963

An Investigation Of Social Acceptance As A Function Of An Extra-Curricular Formal Dramatics Program Involving Sixth Grade Students, Larry B. Bowen

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this investigation to discover whether participation in formal dramatics as an extra-curricular activity in the elementary school affects the social acceptance of the children involved.


The Effect Of Unrewarded Exploration Upon Maze Learning In Rats, James W. Croake Mar 1963

The Effect Of Unrewarded Exploration Upon Maze Learning In Rats, James W. Croake

All Master's Theses

This experiment deals with the phenomenon of latent learning. It was specifically designed to measure the effect of prior unrewarded maze exploration upon subsequent performance under condition of both positive and negative reinforcement.


A Proposed Program For The Use Of Instrumental Music With Orthopedically Handicapped Children, Donald Henry Allgaier Mar 1963

A Proposed Program For The Use Of Instrumental Music With Orthopedically Handicapped Children, Donald Henry Allgaier

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study are (1) to investigate the historical foundations of occupational and musical therapy and their contribution to conditions existing in orthopedic hospitals throughout the United States; (2) to determine the value and extent of instrumental music in occupational therapy in orthopedic hospitals in states other than Washington; and (3) to establish a workable program for the use of instrumental music as functional therapy.


The Role Of Chromosome Mutation And Aberration In Species Formation And Differentiation, Frederick Earl Reesman Jan 1963

The Role Of Chromosome Mutation And Aberration In Species Formation And Differentiation, Frederick Earl Reesman

All Master's Theses

Some aspects of evolution and species formation are easily understood, and as more information is compiled from the related fields of science, the processes of organic evolution will be more evident. The occurrence of chromosome mutations and aberrations, their role in the evolution of new species, and their integration with the process of gene mutation is of much more importance than is often given in many genetics texts.


A Study Of Football Training Rules In The High Schools Of Chelan, Douglas, Grant And Okanogan Counties, Lynn Edward Rosenbach Jan 1963

A Study Of Football Training Rules In The High Schools Of Chelan, Douglas, Grant And Okanogan Counties, Lynn Edward Rosenbach

All Master's Theses

To develop a set of training regulations or rules for a football season as suggested by the high school football players, coaches and principals of Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan and Grant counties. It is the purpose of this study to determine what the individual athletes, coaches and principals believe to be a just set of training rules.


A Study Of Counselor Change During A Guidance And Counseling Institute, Roy Lyle Selvage Jan 1963

A Study Of Counselor Change During A Guidance And Counseling Institute, Roy Lyle Selvage

All Master's Theses

The primary purpose of this study was to investigate possible relationships between certain personality characteristics of counselor trainees and their performance in counseling interviews.