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Omochumnes Alternative High School: Academic Achievement And Attitude Evaluation, Steve Eltinge Aug 1976

Omochumnes Alternative High School: Academic Achievement And Attitude Evaluation, Steve Eltinge

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to evaluate an innovative program of alternative high school eduqation with special emphasis upon measurement of academic achievement and .student and parent attitude.


The Change In Status Of The Special Music Teacher In The Elementary Schools Of California - 1966 To 1971., Algin Columbus Hurst Aug 1976

The Change In Status Of The Special Music Teacher In The Elementary Schools Of California - 1966 To 1971., Algin Columbus Hurst

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine whether the status of the Elementary Special Music Teacher (ESMT) had changed during the 5 year period, 1966 to 1971 , and to identify possible pressures that had effects upon that change.


Comparison Of Teacher-Directed And Student-Directed Methods Of Using Comprehensive Achievement Monitoring Feedback In Psychomotor Gymnastics Skills Of Ninth-Grade Girls., Carla Margaret Crippen May 1976

Comparison Of Teacher-Directed And Student-Directed Methods Of Using Comprehensive Achievement Monitoring Feedback In Psychomotor Gymnastics Skills Of Ninth-Grade Girls., Carla Margaret Crippen

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A Comparison Of Teacher Job Satisfaction Between Predominantly Black And White Schools, Louis Michael De Ville Apr 1976

A Comparison Of Teacher Job Satisfaction Between Predominantly Black And White Schools, Louis Michael De Ville

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A Multi-Sensory Curriculum For Young Children : [A Paper] ..., Mary Barbara Stark Jan 1976

A Multi-Sensory Curriculum For Young Children : [A Paper] ..., Mary Barbara Stark

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Job Satisfaction Of School Superintendents In California., Richard Fairchild Cochran Jan 1976

Job Satisfaction Of School Superintendents In California., Richard Fairchild Cochran

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to determine the degree of job satisfaction of school superintendents in California. Additional purposes were to determine the differences in job satisfaction of elementary, secondary and unified school superintendents; to identify and quantify factors of the work environment which contribute to and detract from job satisfaction; and lastly, to compare variations in school superintendents job satisfaction related to age, experience as a superintendent, size of school district, location of school district, school district assessed valuation, socio-economic status of community and percent of non-white students in the school district. The need for the study ...


The Role Of Educational Leadership In Managing A Change Process., Burnell Evart Johnson Jan 1976

The Role Of Educational Leadership In Managing A Change Process., Burnell Evart Johnson

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to select a sequence of steps as a model change process and then compare that sequence with the steps followed by the Berkeley Unified School District during the change process embodied in the development and first year's implementation of its Experimental Schools Project.

Deliminations: The study was limited to the Experimental Schools Project of the Berkeley Unified School District from December 28, 1970, through June 30, 1972. That project involved approximately one-third of the students and teaching staff of the district.

Procedures: The primary source of data was a structured in-depth interview ...


A Comparison Of An Extended Individualized Reading Instructional Program With The Regular Reading Instructional Program And Its Effects Upon Reading Skills Of Selected Black Junior High School Students Who Areunderachieving In Reading., Lily Burn (Titer) Small Jan 1976

A Comparison Of An Extended Individualized Reading Instructional Program With The Regular Reading Instructional Program And Its Effects Upon Reading Skills Of Selected Black Junior High School Students Who Areunderachieving In Reading., Lily Burn (Titer) Small

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

It was the purpose of this study to investigate the premise that if a reading program is based on individual interest, those individuals participating in the program will be motivated to read and will make greater gains in vocabulary skills, comprehension skills, and total reading skills than those taught by a non-individualized approach. The research undertaken fer this study utilized thirty-nine, Black, seventh grade students who were underachieving in reading. These subjects were randomly assigned to two experimental groups and two control groups.

The analysis of covariance procedures were used to measure gains in vocabulary achievement, comprehension achievement, and total ...


Enrollment Projection, Instructional, Noninstructional Implications And Alternative Uses For Vacant Or Unused Facilities In Decreasing Enrollment School Districts., Frederick A. Wentworth Jan 1976

Enrollment Projection, Instructional, Noninstructional Implications And Alternative Uses For Vacant Or Unused Facilities In Decreasing Enrollment School Districts., Frederick A. Wentworth

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A Study Of The Relationship Between Racial Mix And Academic Progress, Interracial Friendships, And Pupil And Parent Attitudes In The Elementary School, Julius Walter Gunnarsen Jan 1976

A Study Of The Relationship Between Racial Mix And Academic Progress, Interracial Friendships, And Pupil And Parent Attitudes In The Elementary School, Julius Walter Gunnarsen

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

THE PROBLEM: This study addressed the problem of what relationship exists between the racial mix of the elementary school, independent of social class mix, and the academic progress, interracial friendships, and attitudes toward school of educationally disadvantaged pupils. Also investigated was the problem of what relationship exists between the racial mix of the school, with social class mix controlled, and the parents' attitudes toward school.

THE PROCEDURE: One hundred seventy-six fourth and sixth grade pupils, classified as educationally disadvantaged under the terms of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, Title I, were randomly selected from three schools in ...


An Investigation Of Eighth Grade Pupils' Understanding Of Quantitative Concepts From United States History Textbooks, Harold Lee Bush Jan 1976

An Investigation Of Eighth Grade Pupils' Understanding Of Quantitative Concepts From United States History Textbooks, Harold Lee Bush

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

PROBLEM: The problem of this study is to determine the extent to which eighth grade students understand quantitative concepts expressed in United States History textbooks.

PURPOSE: This investigation was conducted to explore the types of quantitative concepts found in eighth grade United States History textbooks, the students' understanding of these concepts, and the relationship between their understanding of these concepts and the variables of math achievement, reading achievement, and grade point average.

PROCEDURES: Two hundred sixty-three students from twelve eighth grade classes in three neighboring school districts were given a Test on Quantitative Concepts designed by the investigator. The students ...


An Exploratory Content Analysis Of Creative Thinking In Elementary Schoolscience Textbooks For Grades One, Three, And Five., Anthony Thomas Rinaldi Jan 1976

An Exploratory Content Analysis Of Creative Thinking In Elementary Schoolscience Textbooks For Grades One, Three, And Five., Anthony Thomas Rinaldi

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Decision-Making: A Model For Optimization Of Input-Output Relationships In Urban Compensatory Education Programs., William G. Webster Sr. Jan 1976

Decision-Making: A Model For Optimization Of Input-Output Relationships In Urban Compensatory Education Programs., William G. Webster Sr.

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


An Analysis Of Educational Characteristics Of Delinquent Students And Student Allocations In The Judicial System Of Solano County, Peter Athan Kalamares Jan 1976

An Analysis Of Educational Characteristics Of Delinquent Students And Student Allocations In The Judicial System Of Solano County, Peter Athan Kalamares

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

PROBLEM: Juvenile court judges in Solano County, California, allocate delinquent. students to educational proqrarms of either a short term nature (Juvenile Hall School) or a long term nature (California Youth Authority). In allocating these students, on what bases do the judges make their decisions?

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to determine the comparative importance of information about educational, socio-economic, familial, and judicial administrative variables in the allocation decision.


Sex-Role Stereotyping As Characterized By Selected Samples Of Female And Male High School Coaches, Susan Carol Conard Jan 1976

Sex-Role Stereotyping As Characterized By Selected Samples Of Female And Male High School Coaches, Susan Carol Conard

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Teacher Selection : Administrative Views Toward Screening Beginning High School Physical Education Teachers : A Thesis ..., Dennis Richard Nugent Jan 1976

Teacher Selection : Administrative Views Toward Screening Beginning High School Physical Education Teachers : A Thesis ..., Dennis Richard Nugent

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.