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The Growth Of Elementary And Secondary Education In Russell County, Kansas, Elmer L. Dougherty Aug 1940

The Growth Of Elementary And Secondary Education In Russell County, Kansas, Elmer L. Dougherty

Master's Theses

Throughout this work we shall carry one phase of the growth of education as it applies to a restricted geographical area. We must note from the beginning that the available material is very fragmentary even in a country whose existence spans only slightly more than half a century. No attempt was made by school administrators to keep an accurate history of their school systems. Records have been lost or misplaced. As a result, at this date it is impossible to clearly picture every part of the whole educational system within this restricted area , but the evidence which is still available ...


A Study Of The Effect Of Home Work On Seventh And Eighth Grade Achievement In Arithmetic., M. Remigia Neder Jul 1940

A Study Of The Effect Of Home Work On Seventh And Eighth Grade Achievement In Arithmetic., M. Remigia Neder

Master's Theses

Until rather recent years home study or home work has been an integral part of the school program. Simultaneous with the increase in the complexities of our modern social life, the school curriculum of today has been undergoing a gradual change. Such outstanding social occurrences of modern times as industrialization, urbanization of our people, and newer methods in transportation and communication have been greatly accountable for the transfer of so many of the early responsibilities of the home to the school. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of homework on seventh and eighth grade achievement in ...


An Investigation Of Spelling Difficulties In The Elementary Grades, Caryle P. Wetlaufer Jul 1940

An Investigation Of Spelling Difficulties In The Elementary Grades, Caryle P. Wetlaufer

Master's Theses

It is easy to observe errors in spelling, but difficult to understand why they exist. The problem of this thesis is an investigation of spelling difficulties in the elementary grades. More specifically the problem is a study of spelling errors in relation to a pupil's spelling achievement; to record and classify the errors made end their frequency in grades two to eight inclusive ; also the variation in the percentage of spelling errors of each word in each test in any given grade as a means of grade placement for words in spell mg. Probably in few other elementary school ...


A Survey Of Guidance Practices In The Secondary Schools In The State Of Kansas, Randall W. Gallion Jul 1940

A Survey Of Guidance Practices In The Secondary Schools In The State Of Kansas, Randall W. Gallion

Master's Theses

The general problem of this thesis is an investigation of what is now being done in secondary schools of the State of Kansas in fulfilling their obligation as stated. More specifically, the thesis investigates what the high schools of the state are really doing with the problem of guidance.


A Study In Physical Education Trends From 1914 To 1939 In Four Selected Schools Of Higher Learning, James Thomas Sampson Jul 1940

A Study In Physical Education Trends From 1914 To 1939 In Four Selected Schools Of Higher Learning, James Thomas Sampson

Master's Theses

A study of physical education trends for the last twenty-five years is a subject that offers varied possibilities. There are many aspects of the problem, any one of which furnishes a wealth of material. Many reports and articles have been written to show the sociological and physiological benefits of a well-rounded physical education program. Histories on the rise and growth of physical education throughout the nation are studied in many schools of higher learning. The particular problem of this thesis is, “A Study in Physical Education Trends from 1914 to 1939 in Four Selected Schools of Higher Learning."


A State Equalization Fund For Secondary Education, Herbert Reinking Jul 1940

A State Equalization Fund For Secondary Education, Herbert Reinking

Master's Theses

The problem of this study is: (1) to develop the present financial status of high schools in Kansas, (2) to present reasons for creating a state equalization fund for high schools in Kansas, (3) to briefly study plans for the equalization of public education now in operation in certain selected states, and (4) to propose a plan whereby the burden of support and the educational advantages of a minimum high school program will be equalized.


A Study Of The Delegate Assembly And Its Function In State Teachers Associations, Floyd A. Edwards May 1940

A Study Of The Delegate Assembly And Its Function In State Teachers Associations, Floyd A. Edwards

Master's Theses

The purpose of this thesis is to make an extensive study of the various state teachers associations of the United States. The thesis deals with : (1) the early history of teachers organizations, (2) their objectives and purposes as stated in the constitutions of the different state teachers associations , (3) the origin and the growth of the delegate assembly, ( 4) how the delegates are selected in the different states, (5) the division of authority between the delegate assembly and the board of directors , (7) how the board of directors is elected, (8) their powers and duties, (9) membership qualifications and the ...


Characteristics Of The Freshman Class Of September, 1939 At Gage Park High School, Mae K. Callahan Jan 1940

Characteristics Of The Freshman Class Of September, 1939 At Gage Park High School, Mae K. Callahan

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Place Of Facts In The Educative Process, Paul F. Quinn Jan 1940

The Place Of Facts In The Educative Process, Paul F. Quinn

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


St. Elizabeth's Parish And The Negro, Mary Robert Dennis Jan 1940

St. Elizabeth's Parish And The Negro, Mary Robert Dennis

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Sectarian Secondary Education In The United States During The Twentieth Century, Robert Stephen Kelley Jan 1940

Sectarian Secondary Education In The United States During The Twentieth Century, Robert Stephen Kelley

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Cultural Materials In Representative German Textbooks Used In The Chicago Public High Schools During The School Year 1938-1939, Elmer C. Coble Jan 1940

Cultural Materials In Representative German Textbooks Used In The Chicago Public High Schools During The School Year 1938-1939, Elmer C. Coble

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Study Of Sex Differences In The Mastery Of Religious Information, Herman Basil Jan 1940

A Study Of Sex Differences In The Mastery Of Religious Information, Herman Basil

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.