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All Master's Theses

1967

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An Investigation Of Teachers’ Attitudes Toward Certain Aspects Of The High School Principal’S Role, William Douglas Garrison Dec 1967

An Investigation Of Teachers’ Attitudes Toward Certain Aspects Of The High School Principal’S Role, William Douglas Garrison

All Master's Theses

This study attempts to determine certain aspects of the roles that teachers expect and desire administrators to play. The following studies suggest that correct information about teachers’ expectations may be useful to an administrator.


Elementary Secondary Education Act, Title Ii Non-Print Expenditures For 1965-1966 In Washington State Public Schools, Edward C. Noack Dec 1967

Elementary Secondary Education Act, Title Ii Non-Print Expenditures For 1965-1966 In Washington State Public Schools, Edward C. Noack

All Master's Theses

The purpose of doing this study was to compile, categorize, report and evaluate the data concerning the purchases of non-print materials by Washington State Public Schools with Federal funds provided through Title II Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. The data was collected from Title II applications submitted by Washington State Public Schools to the State Department of Public Instruction as of June 12, 1967.


A Follow-Up Study Of Business Education In The Public High Schools In The State Of Washington, Myrline Widner Billings Dec 1967

A Follow-Up Study Of Business Education In The Public High Schools In The State Of Washington, Myrline Widner Billings

All Master's Theses

This research study is undertaken to make a comparison of the current status of business education with previous studies to provide educators with information which they may use in making projections for future business education programs in the secondary schools of Washington.


An Examination Of Setting In Six Selected Short Novels Of Katherine Anne Porter, Laurel N. Piippo Dec 1967

An Examination Of Setting In Six Selected Short Novels Of Katherine Anne Porter, Laurel N. Piippo

All Master's Theses

This study will examine various aspects of Katherine Anne Porter's use of setting in six selected short novels.


Elementary Secondary Education Act, Title Ii Print Expenditures For 1965 – 1966 In Washington State Public Schools, Betty L. Noack Dec 1967

Elementary Secondary Education Act, Title Ii Print Expenditures For 1965 – 1966 In Washington State Public Schools, Betty L. Noack

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this thesis was to compile and report the data showing existing print materials for the public schools in the State of Washington, as shown in the library inventories for the school year 1965-66, and to show the expenditures for Title II, Public Law 89-10 during the same school year, for print materials.


A Study Of Education Beyond High School And Its Relationship To The Occupations Chosen, Doyle Eugene Winter Dec 1967

A Study Of Education Beyond High School And Its Relationship To The Occupations Chosen, Doyle Eugene Winter

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to attempt to find out if there is a general occupational value to the individual in going to college or getting occupational training beyond high school and if there are values, what the specific values might be.


Standardization Of A Library Skills Test For A Metropolitan School District, David Gearhart Sanford Dec 1967

Standardization Of A Library Skills Test For A Metropolitan School District, David Gearhart Sanford

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study was the standardization of a library skills test for Tacoma, a metropolitan school district of approximately 34,000 pupils in the State of Washington. The test was standardized on the sixth, seventh, eighth, and ninth grade populations of the district using representative samples. Answers were sought to the following questions: (1) Is the library skills test appropriate for the sixth, seventh, eighth, and ninth grades in Tacoma? (2) Is the test appropriate for both boys and girls at these grade levels?


Evaluation Of The Non-Graded Primary Reading Program At Munich Elementary No. 1, Charles R. Hammill Aug 1967

Evaluation Of The Non-Graded Primary Reading Program At Munich Elementary No. 1, Charles R. Hammill

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to (1) evaluate the implementation procedures of the nongraded reading program at Munich Elementary No. l; (2) determine whether reporting and recording student progress met the needs of the students and teachers; (3) discover any difficulties inherent in the present system of assigning and grouping children; and (4) relate the level of achievement experienced in this program to the previously employed program as revealed by an opinion survey of the teachers involved in the program.


A Survey Of The Effectiveness Of Grouping By Reading Ability At The Elementary Level, Brian Glenn Kelley Aug 1967

A Survey Of The Effectiveness Of Grouping By Reading Ability At The Elementary Level, Brian Glenn Kelley

All Master's Theses

This study will report the findings of a survey of the literature published between 1962 and 1967. The survey of the literature was limited to grouping by reading ability for the purpose of determining whether or not grouping by reading ability is an effective educational tool which enhances the students' opportunities for achievement.


The Administration Of The Counseling Program In The Junior High Schools Of Yakima, Washington, Gregg E. Hals Aug 1967

The Administration Of The Counseling Program In The Junior High Schools Of Yakima, Washington, Gregg E. Hals

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to (1) establish the need for a sound counseling program in the junior high school; (2) indicate difficulties found when the counseling program serves the administrator rather than the students; and (3) offer positive recommendations for administration of a counseling program of specific value to junior high school students in Yakima, Washington.


Attitude Change In Student Teachers And Its Relationship To Cooperating Teachers’ Ratings Of Student Teachers, Dennis Charles Hudson Aug 1967

Attitude Change In Student Teachers And Its Relationship To Cooperating Teachers’ Ratings Of Student Teachers, Dennis Charles Hudson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study was to investigate changes in student teachers' attitudes occurring during student teaching. Specifically, the concern was to determine the relationship of these changes to the influence of the cooperating teachers' attitudes.


A Comparative Analysis Of The Academic Achievement Of The Athlete And Non-Athlete In The Junior High School, Burlan Richard Johnson Aug 1967

A Comparative Analysis Of The Academic Achievement Of The Athlete And Non-Athlete In The Junior High School, Burlan Richard Johnson

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this investigation to determine if there was a significant difference between the academic achievement of the athlete and the non-athlete at the junior high school level.


The Development Of Self-Teaching Aids For Library Skills For Morgan Junior High School, Reva Dale Bayless Aug 1967

The Development Of Self-Teaching Aids For Library Skills For Morgan Junior High School, Reva Dale Bayless

All Master's Theses

The problem was the development, organization, and sequential use of visual materials in a junior high program of teaching library skills. The emphasis in the use of these materials was placed upon individual self-teaching.


Variable Reinforcement Schedules On A Teacher-Constructed Test, Michael Stephen Palanuk Aug 1967

Variable Reinforcement Schedules On A Teacher-Constructed Test, Michael Stephen Palanuk

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate timing of reinforcement and its relationship to performance on a teacher-constructed test. More specifically, it was concerned with the extent that reinforcement timing influenced learning of seventh grade general science material in physical geology.


A Survey And Comparison Of Current Follow-Up Practices And Curriculum In Special Education Programs In The State Of Washington, Richard Beaudreau Aug 1967

A Survey And Comparison Of Current Follow-Up Practices And Curriculum In Special Education Programs In The State Of Washington, Richard Beaudreau

All Master's Theses

The study surveyed twenty-six districts in the State of Washington that had developed high school special education programs. These districts were surveyed to determine the amount of follow-up that had been conducted in high school special education programs and to provide an evaluation of the program in the districts in which follow-up studies have been conducted.


The Financing Of Outdoor Education In Eight Public School Districts Of Washington State, Jan Ernesto Baldi Aug 1967

The Financing Of Outdoor Education In Eight Public School Districts Of Washington State, Jan Ernesto Baldi

All Master's Theses

This study was concerned with eight of the leading outdoor education school camps which have been organized by public school districts in the State of Washington. The data accumulated answers the following questions: (1) What is the school district's philosophy concerning outdoor education? (2) What type of outdoor education program is offered? (3) What does it cost to operate the outdoor education program? and (4) What is the source of income for the program?


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.


A Survey Of The Relative Merits Of All-Weather Tracks And Traditional Tracks, Elwood Paul Furseth Aug 1967

A Survey Of The Relative Merits Of All-Weather Tracks And Traditional Tracks, Elwood Paul Furseth

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to investigate and compare the advantages and disadvantages of all-weather and traditional track surfaces. Factors to be considered are: (1) installation and maintenance costs; (2) need for repairs and projected life; (3) utilization of the track; (4) satisfaction with track surface; and (5) evaluation of tracks.


The Effect Of The Frostig Program For The Development Of Visual Perception On Readiness Skills, Judith L. Popp Aug 1967

The Effect Of The Frostig Program For The Development Of Visual Perception On Readiness Skills, Judith L. Popp

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate what effect use of the Frostig Program for the Development of Visual Perception would have on readiness skills for kindergarten children. The results of this study would appear to have meaning for elementary school teachers, administrators and school counselors.


A Comparison Of Two Textbooks Used In An Eighth Grade Slow Learner Mathematics Program, Douglas Kirk Pederson Aug 1967

A Comparison Of Two Textbooks Used In An Eighth Grade Slow Learner Mathematics Program, Douglas Kirk Pederson

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine whether a textbook designated for use with slow learners was a more suitable teaching device than the regularly assigned textbook. It was the hypothesis of this study that slow learner mathematics students would show no significant differences in achievement due to the utilization of different texts.


The Effects Of A Progressive Weight Training Program Compared To A Non Weight Training Program On Performances In Track And Field Athletics, Larry W. Pope Aug 1967

The Effects Of A Progressive Weight Training Program Compared To A Non Weight Training Program On Performances In Track And Field Athletics, Larry W. Pope

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study to compare a progressive weight training program with a non weight training program as conditioning methods for performances in track and field athletics.


A Comparison Of Isometric Exercises And Weight Training On The Development Of Leg Strength And Jumping Ability In Secondary School Boys, Larry Charles Pryse Aug 1967

A Comparison Of Isometric Exercises And Weight Training On The Development Of Leg Strength And Jumping Ability In Secondary School Boys, Larry Charles Pryse

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to determine the respective effectiveness of isometric and isotonic training in the development of leg strength; (2) to show the relationship of each of the two methods in leg strength development; (3) to investigate the improvement of jumping ability, as revealed through an experimental study; and (4) to compare both methods with the physical education exercises used at Davis High School.


A Survey Of The Development Of The Green River Community College And The Need For A Handbook In The Adult Evening School Program, Roger E. Rosin Aug 1967

A Survey Of The Development Of The Green River Community College And The Need For A Handbook In The Adult Evening School Program, Roger E. Rosin

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to trace the history of the Green River Community College and to show the need for the development of a handbook concerned with appropriate method for the adult student.


Comparative Study Of Recitation And Review In Seventh Grade Programmed Geography, Jacob Max Setzer Aug 1967

Comparative Study Of Recitation And Review In Seventh Grade Programmed Geography, Jacob Max Setzer

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of two methods of reinforcing learning gained from programmed material in seventh grade geography classes. The means used for evaluating effectiveness were: (1) comparing retention of the factual knowledge of the material by students exposed to the two methods immediately after completing the material, and, after a time lapse of six months, and (2) comparing the ability of students to transfer their factual knowledge of the material immediately after completing the material, and, after a time lapse of six months.


A Comparison Of The Attitudes Of Teachers And Parents Toward Discipline, James R. Watson Aug 1967

A Comparison Of The Attitudes Of Teachers And Parents Toward Discipline, James R. Watson

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to measure and compare the attitudes of teachers and parents toward discipline. The null hypothesis on which this study was based was that there would be no statistically significant difference between the attitudes of teachers and parents toward discipline.


Analysis Regarding Parental Knowledge Of Services For The Mentally Retarded, Stanley F. Gomulkiewicz Aug 1967

Analysis Regarding Parental Knowledge Of Services For The Mentally Retarded, Stanley F. Gomulkiewicz

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study (1) to determine what parents know about the services that are available for the mentally retarded in the State of Washington; (2) to report these findings; and (3) to compare these findings with the services and facilities that are available in the state.


A Flexible Music Schedule For A Small High School, Frederick H. Malcolm Aug 1967

A Flexible Music Schedule For A Small High School, Frederick H. Malcolm

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to organize an effective music schedule which would help the music teacher to: (1) include music as a basic and accepted part of the total curriculum; (2) insure that music would stand in harmonious and consistent relationship to the total school curriculum within a six-period day; (3) provide a fine balance between all aspects of the music program; (4) serve a maximum number of students; (5) allow qualified and talented pupils to participate in both instrumental and vocal music.


A Comparative Study Of A General And Linguistic Language Approach In A Sixth Grade Classroom, Vernon L. Neland Aug 1967

A Comparative Study Of A General And Linguistic Language Approach In A Sixth Grade Classroom, Vernon L. Neland

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to show that the linguistic approach, Harbrace series, will not produce higher language understandings than the general language-experience approach 9 Pollock and Straub series. The member of this study were culturally deprived sixth grade students at Garfield, Yakima, Washington.


A Study Of The Influence Of Boy Scout Experience On Educational Achievement, Robert Francis O'Bryan Aug 1967

A Study Of The Influence Of Boy Scout Experience On Educational Achievement, Robert Francis O'Bryan

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to compare the academic achievement of boys involved in Scouting with that of boys who were non-scouts but who had equal aptitude for learning as measured by standardized intelligence tests. The null hypothesis, that there was no difference in achievement between scouts and non-scouts of equal basic ability, was tested.


An Analysis And Interpretation Of Three Vocal Works For Soprano From Eighteenth, Nineteenth And Twentieth Centuries, Gretchen Ostberg Aug 1967

An Analysis And Interpretation Of Three Vocal Works For Soprano From Eighteenth, Nineteenth And Twentieth Centuries, Gretchen Ostberg

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to establish a musical and artistic interpretation of three vocal compositions by three composers: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Henri Duparc, and Anton Webern.