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Master's Theses

Educational counseling

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A Survey Of Teacher Attitudes Concerning Guidance In The Elementary School, Patricia Bakos Coukos Jul 1966

A Survey Of Teacher Attitudes Concerning Guidance In The Elementary School, Patricia Bakos Coukos

Master's Theses

The problems of this investigation were as follows:

1 .Do teachers feel that there is a need for a guidance system in the elementary school?

2. Do teachers' attitudes toward guidance appear to differ in relation to the income area they serve? Do teachers' attitudes differ in relation to school size?

3. How do teachers rank the need for guidance personnel with the need for other supportive personnel?

4. What are the differences between grade levels in teachers' attitudes toward guidance?

5. What kinds of functions relating to guidance do teachers feel they should perform; should seek help with?

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A Survey Of The Use Of Educational And Occupational Information In Intermediate And Junior High Schools In Virginia, Norma Palmer Cogbill Jul 1966

A Survey Of The Use Of Educational And Occupational Information In Intermediate And Junior High Schools In Virginia, Norma Palmer Cogbill

Master's Theses

Although there has been a fourfold increase in the number of guidance personnel in Virginia public schools in the past decade, and at the same time a growth in the number of intermediate and junior high schools in the state, during this period there has been no state-wide survey describing the guidance services, or any aspects thereof, in the intermediate and junior high schools of Virginia. An essential feature of the guidance services in Virginia schools at the intermediate and junior high school level is the provision for the wide exploration of educational and occupational opportunities as preparation for present ...


An Experiment In Group Counseling At John Marshall High School, Richmond, Virginia, Daniel S. Marshall Jun 1965

An Experiment In Group Counseling At John Marshall High School, Richmond, Virginia, Daniel S. Marshall

Master's Theses

A request was made by the principal of John Marshall High School to the guidance staff that experimentation be done in the area of group counseling. The writer, who had previously served on the guidance staff and subsequently as a teacher, agreed to coordinate the experiment. In addition to the coordinator, two teachers and two counselors assisted in the implementation and performance of the experiment.

The objective of the experiment was to see whether there was improvement in citizenship and academic achievement manifested as a result of the experiment in group counseling of problem students. With this objective in mind ...


A Survey Of Public School Adult Guidance Services In Fifty Cities, James Stanley Presgraves Jan 1964

A Survey Of Public School Adult Guidance Services In Fifty Cities, James Stanley Presgraves

Master's Theses

The topic of Current Practices in Public School Adult Guidance Services bas been selected because of the author's awareness or the values of guidance services and the absence of these services in an organized manner in bis school division.

The five purposes ot this introduction are as follows: (1) to Present evidence which suggests the need for public school adult guidance services, (2) to acquaint the reader with previous studies and information on the subject, (3) to show that information is needed on this topic, (4) to present the plan and the procedures of the thesis, and (5) to ...


A Survey Of The Counseling Service Of Thomas Dale High School And Seventeen Other High Schools Comparable In Size, Daisy Park Reames Jan 1964

A Survey Of The Counseling Service Of Thomas Dale High School And Seventeen Other High Schools Comparable In Size, Daisy Park Reames

Master's Theses

Statement of the problem. The problem is to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the counseling service at Thomas Dale High School in order to ascertain what changes are needed to make the service more effective. The problem actually is to reveal both the strong am weak points of the service so that they may be used as a starting place tor future planning. It is a ha.rd task as the effects of counseling may be felt for many years after the student has been directly exposed to them. Furthermore, the causes of behavior are multiple. Some are physical ...