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State Legislation And State Board Rulings Relating To Superintendents Of Schools, C. A. Clark Aug 1933

State Legislation And State Board Rulings Relating To Superintendents Of Schools, C. A. Clark

Master's Theses

The problem of this thesis is to show what specific legislation the states now have in force relating to superintendents of schools and also to what extent state board rulings now in effect relate to them. No attempt is made to determine what legislation or rulings should be made by the states or state boards. It is merely a compilation of laws and regulations as they now exist. The thesis embraces a study of the latest available school laws of each state and additional information relating to state board rulings, secured from letters or pamphlets received from the offices of ...


An Annotated Bibliography Of Books And Stories Suitable For First Grade Children Listed According To Units Of Work, Velda Mae Williams Aug 1933

An Annotated Bibliography Of Books And Stories Suitable For First Grade Children Listed According To Units Of Work, Velda Mae Williams

Electronic Thesis Collection

Modern reading experts believe that the fundamental goal of a good reading program is to instill in today's children a love of reading. One basic requisite of the primary reading program is a wide variety of easy reading material that a child can read and enjoy freely and naturally just as an adult does. Interesting, attractive books are provided in abundance for young readers by the publishers of children's books. However, there is a great deal of evidence to show that many of these books are introduced from one to three years before the average student has the ...


A Comparison Of Moral Judgements And Attitudes Of Five Hundred Seven Junior High School Children In Atlanta Georgia, Mayne Dink Pendleton Jul 1933

A Comparison Of Moral Judgements And Attitudes Of Five Hundred Seven Junior High School Children In Atlanta Georgia, Mayne Dink Pendleton

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

No abstract provided.


A Study Of The Educational Program In Kansas In Relation To The State's Ability To Support Public Education, Glenn C. Archer Jun 1933

A Study Of The Educational Program In Kansas In Relation To The State's Ability To Support Public Education, Glenn C. Archer

Master's Theses

This thesis will deal primarily with one phase of the social problem just raised and may be stated thus, "The Educational Program in Kansas in Relation to the State's Ability to Support Public Education." It is the writer's purpose to present the facts relative to the ability of the state of Kansas to support public education. After these have been presented we will be in a better position to propose more intelligently the better policy to pursue in respect to education in our state. The problem of taxation in the state of Kansas is receiving more attention now ...


A Study Of The Quality And Speed Of Writing Of A Group Of Left Handed Children, Mildred Skourup Jun 1933

A Study Of The Quality And Speed Of Writing Of A Group Of Left Handed Children, Mildred Skourup

Electronic Thesis Collection

An interest in the phenomena of handedness is by no means new. Many investigations have been carried out with the purpose of answering the numerous and various questions that have been asked about the relation of man's hands to each other. Almost as many different conclusions have been reached concerning the experiments mentioned above. Only a very few of the questions have been given an unanimous answer.


A History Of The Indianapolis Elementary Schools 1821-1900, Norma Deluse Jun 1933

A History Of The Indianapolis Elementary Schools 1821-1900, Norma Deluse

Graduate Thesis Collection

This dissertation presents a partial history of Indianapolis elementary schools during the years 1821-1900. Research has particularly been directed to three phases of the history, first, chronological development, second, administrative organization, and third, legislative acts which directly affected Indianapolis schools. Other phases of the subject, not treated in this thesis are detailed research of finance, buildings and grounds, personnel, salaries, methods, and curriculum.


A Comparative Analysis Of State Courses Of Study In Character Education, Robert Burnett May 1933

A Comparative Analysis Of State Courses Of Study In Character Education, Robert Burnett

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine what the state Departments of Education have done to carry out definite programs in character education in elementary and secondary schools. This problem is limited to special courses of study in character education issued by certain State Departments of Education. According to the United States Bureau of Education at Washington, D. c., only six of the forty-eight states have prepared special courses of study in this field. In this study a comparative analysis is made of these courses of study as to character traits and objectives, methods of procedure in developing the ...


Certain Factors Of Mortality From College As Determined By A Study Of The 1925 Freshmen Class At The Utah State Agricultural College And Replacements As Determined By An Analysis Of The 1929 Graduating Class, Dean F. Peterson May 1933

Certain Factors Of Mortality From College As Determined By A Study Of The 1925 Freshmen Class At The Utah State Agricultural College And Replacements As Determined By An Analysis Of The 1929 Graduating Class, Dean F. Peterson

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Administrators and University professors who have a vital interest in young people and who believe that a four year's college course is good preparation for life's activities today are wondering why so many students leave college.

These teachers and administrators bewail the small percentage of upper classmen on the campus and the supefluity of first and second year men. They want to know why it is that so many students leave and what can be done about it.


A Study Of The Reading Habits Of U.S.A.C. Freshmen And Senior Students, Leah D. Merrill May 1933

A Study Of The Reading Habits Of U.S.A.C. Freshmen And Senior Students, Leah D. Merrill

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

This investigation is a study of the reading habits of freshmen and senior students of the Utah State Agricultural College. It deals with the amount of reading, kind of reading, and reading practices of these students.


A Financial History Of State Education In Virginia, Lewis E. Chittum Apr 1933

A Financial History Of State Education In Virginia, Lewis E. Chittum

Master's Theses

In state finances of Virginia education is second only to highways. The present position of education in the budget was not attained easily. On the contrary it was only through a long process that Virginia came to realize the fundamental duty of educating all the people at public expense. Thus, the extent to which the state has participated in this problem is an all important matter. In the following study, state participation has been reviewed from its earliest beginnings. he colonial period is included, as it reveals the tendencies working for the revelation of the obligation of the government to ...


The History Of Education In Kansas Since 1914, Charles H. Brooks Jan 1933

The History Of Education In Kansas Since 1914, Charles H. Brooks

Master's Theses

The general problem of this thesis is to outline and to discuss a section of the history of education in Kansas, beginning with the year 1914 and extending to 1932, and to posit its evolutionary character in its proper setting.


Grade Levels And Relative Importance Of Etiquette Topics For Presentation In Junior And Senior High Schools, Isabelle A. Donahue Jan 1933

Grade Levels And Relative Importance Of Etiquette Topics For Presentation In Junior And Senior High Schools, Isabelle A. Donahue

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Study Of The Catholic Institutions For Dependent Children In The Archdiocese Of Chicago Emphasizing Vocational Education, Mary Agatha Allison Jan 1933

A Study Of The Catholic Institutions For Dependent Children In The Archdiocese Of Chicago Emphasizing Vocational Education, Mary Agatha Allison

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Development Of Technical Education In The Chicago High Schools, James E. Shine Jan 1933

The Development Of Technical Education In The Chicago High Schools, James E. Shine

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Teacher-Checking Versus Pupil-Checking For Errors In Written Composition Of Junior High School Pupils, Agnes H. Dister Jan 1933

Teacher-Checking Versus Pupil-Checking For Errors In Written Composition Of Junior High School Pupils, Agnes H. Dister

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Study Of Biography As A Basis For Character Training, Frances Simpson Jan 1933

The Study Of Biography As A Basis For Character Training, Frances Simpson

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A History Of The First Fifty Years Of The Sisters Of Providence In The United States, Lawrence Gonner Jan 1933

A History Of The First Fifty Years Of The Sisters Of Providence In The United States, Lawrence Gonner

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Post High-School Careers Of Catholic High School Girls Of The Archdiocese Of Chicago For The Year 1927-1928, Mary Trinitas Magrady Jan 1933

The Post High-School Careers Of Catholic High School Girls Of The Archdiocese Of Chicago For The Year 1927-1928, Mary Trinitas Magrady

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Mathematical Processes Found In Representative High School Texts In Chemistry, Arthur Peter O'Mara Jan 1933

The Mathematical Processes Found In Representative High School Texts In Chemistry, Arthur Peter O'Mara

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The History Of Adult School Legislation In The United States, Anne Gertrude Caine Jan 1933

The History Of Adult School Legislation In The United States, Anne Gertrude Caine

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Comparative Study Of Two Methods Of Problem-Solving In Arithmetic, Mary Cecelia Mangan Jan 1933

A Comparative Study Of Two Methods Of Problem-Solving In Arithmetic, Mary Cecelia Mangan

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A History Of Borden Institute, James C. Standiford Jan 1933

A History Of Borden Institute, James C. Standiford

Graduate Thesis Collection

This study has for its purpose the preserving for posterity of a brief account of one of the small private schools of Southern Indiana. Too frequently, perhaps, an institution like a flower, as expressed by Thomas Gray in his "Elegy," "is born to blush unseen and waste its sweetness on the desert air". This may have been true of Borden Institute which was founded out of an unselfish desire and in the spirit of service to mankind.


Entrance Requirements Of Seven Eastern Women's Colleges, Constance M. Mccullough Jan 1933

Entrance Requirements Of Seven Eastern Women's Colleges, Constance M. Mccullough

Graduate Thesis Collection

In recent years the colleges and universities of the United States have been deluged by an overwhelming host of applicants for entrance. At first some of these institutions were able to accommodate them. Others, and particularly certain private eastern colleges and universities, could not do this and felt no desire to enlarge their facilities for the purpose.


The Legal Concept Of The Teacher's Contract, Wanda I. Johnson Jan 1933

The Legal Concept Of The Teacher's Contract, Wanda I. Johnson

Graduate Thesis Collection

The major purpose of this study is to determine the nature and characteristics of the contractual relationships between school boards of education and public school teachers. Controversies between the board and the teacher have frequently arisen and have often been carried to the courts. Courts have been called upon to settle issues which deal with the status of existing between the board and the teacher, and thereby do exert an influence upon the priviledges or denials, allowed or disallowed when contracting parties make such agreements. This study deals with the action of the courts, and the decisions of the judges ...


Educational Work Of The Sisters Of Providence In Indiana, Philomene Cullity Jan 1933

Educational Work Of The Sisters Of Providence In Indiana, Philomene Cullity

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Relation Between Fertility Of Imagination And The Ability To Read As Manifested By 2-B Pupils, Josephine Agnes Flaherty Jan 1933

The Relation Between Fertility Of Imagination And The Ability To Read As Manifested By 2-B Pupils, Josephine Agnes Flaherty

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Study Of Current Practice In Vocational Guidance For Girls In Catholic Four-Year High Schools, Ignata Biehn Jan 1933

A Study Of Current Practice In Vocational Guidance For Girls In Catholic Four-Year High Schools, Ignata Biehn

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Directly Supervised Versus Indirectly Supervised Typewriting, Mary Brendan Jan 1933

Directly Supervised Versus Indirectly Supervised Typewriting, Mary Brendan

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Study Of The Improvement In Computation Of Six Children During A Six-Weeks' Term Of Individual Remedial Work, Ethel Keevan Harrington Jan 1933

A Study Of The Improvement In Computation Of Six Children During A Six-Weeks' Term Of Individual Remedial Work, Ethel Keevan Harrington

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Survey Of Courses Offered In Home Economics In Representative Junior High Schools In The United States, Lenora Ida Larson Jan 1933

A Survey Of Courses Offered In Home Economics In Representative Junior High Schools In The United States, Lenora Ida Larson

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.