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Master's Theses

Primary education

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Growth Of Color Discrimination Among School Children In Grades One To Six., Verna Wendelin Katona May 1941

Growth Of Color Discrimination Among School Children In Grades One To Six., Verna Wendelin Katona

Master's Theses

This thesis proposes to study color responses of school children from grades one to six inclusive. It endeavors to show the development of color discrimination in the school child.


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 ...


Learning Through Purposeful Activities In The Lower Grades, Lallie Rose Weber Jul 1939

Learning Through Purposeful Activities In The Lower Grades, Lallie Rose Weber

Master's Theses

The specific problem or this thesis which is to determine whether children of the first grade who have had certain specific activities in connection with their regular school work achieve more and make better progress than children of the same grade who have not had experience in such activities. The particular activities in this experimental investigation were: (a) the "reading library"; (b) the "toy library".


A Study In The Adaptability Of Text Book Content In Meeting Present Rural School Pupil Achievement In Music, Otto Weigel May 1939

A Study In The Adaptability Of Text Book Content In Meeting Present Rural School Pupil Achievement In Music, Otto Weigel

Master's Theses

The problem of this thesis is this: the writer believes that the present level of achievement of rural school pupils is somewhat below what it should be to successfully master materials in the ordinary music textbooks as now written and adapted in this state. He believes that study of this problem will be beneficial in the matter of writing future materials or in rearranging the program in music for rural school pupils.


A Comparative Study Of Textbooks In Citizenship For High School., Trellie Albert James Sep 1938

A Comparative Study Of Textbooks In Citizenship For High School., Trellie Albert James

Master's Theses

The problem of this thesis is to make a comparative study of textbooks to be used in citizenship classes in high schools. It consists of two parts: first, the establishment of a measuring scale to be used for selecting the texts and, second, the comparison of the texts.


Achievement In Spelling In The Elementary School With And Without The Use Of Textbooks In The Hands Of Pupils, Ernest R. Allbert May 1937

Achievement In Spelling In The Elementary School With And Without The Use Of Textbooks In The Hands Of Pupils, Ernest R. Allbert

Master's Theses

The specific problem of this thesis is to determine the relative worth of two methods of instruction in spelling, namely: (1) achievement in spelling when pupils study the spelling lesson then the words are written on the blackboard, and (2) when the spelling words are studied in the orthodoxy way – from the textbook. In so far as the writer has been able to determine there is little in the literature of education concerning experimental investigations of the relative worth of these two methods.