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1956

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A Comparison Of The Effectiveness Of Two Methods Of Training Upon The Jumping Ability Of Basketball Players, John Aubrey Roberts Dec 1956

A Comparison Of The Effectiveness Of Two Methods Of Training Upon The Jumping Ability Of Basketball Players, John Aubrey Roberts

Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Southwestern Indian Tales For Children, Maurine Parker Grammer Aug 1956

Southwestern Indian Tales For Children, Maurine Parker Grammer

Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy ETDs

The purpose of this study was two-fold; first, to record Southwestern Indian folk tales from primary sources to use as supplementary reading in the social studies for the age group from eight to twelve years; second, to edit the tales in order to make them readable and meaningful for this group.

The present study contains adaptations of tales from their primary sources. The form and language of the tales varies from that which characterizes the original version only enough to improve their readability.


A Comparative Study Of Requirements Leading To The Master's Degree In School Administration, Jewel Smith Aug 1956

A Comparative Study Of Requirements Leading To The Master's Degree In School Administration, Jewel Smith

Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy ETDs

It is the purpose of this study (1) to analyze requirements for Master's degrees in school administration of selected colleges and universities of the United States; (2) to compare these requirements; (3) to summarize views and recommendations of authorities in education on existing programs for the preparations of educational administrators; and (4) to present conclusions and suggestions of the writer gained as result of the study.


A Historical Study Of The Growth And Development Of Negro Public Education In Catahoula Parish, Louisiana, 1928-1956, Alpha Shaves Aug 1956

A Historical Study Of The Growth And Development Of Negro Public Education In Catahoula Parish, Louisiana, 1928-1956, Alpha Shaves

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

No abstract provided.


A Comparative Study Of English Achievement Of Transported And Non-Transported Children In Grades Seven Through Twelve Arlington Vocational High School, Arlington, Georgia 1955-1956, Annie Vernice Sykes Aug 1956

A Comparative Study Of English Achievement Of Transported And Non-Transported Children In Grades Seven Through Twelve Arlington Vocational High School, Arlington, Georgia 1955-1956, Annie Vernice Sykes

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

No abstract provided.


A Study Of The Relative Effectiveness Of Inductive And Deductive Methods Of Teaching Arithmetic To Pupils Of The Prentiss Institute, Prentiss, Mississippi, Lelar Christine Watts Aug 1956

A Study Of The Relative Effectiveness Of Inductive And Deductive Methods Of Teaching Arithmetic To Pupils Of The Prentiss Institute, Prentiss, Mississippi, Lelar Christine Watts

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

No abstract provided.


A Study Of The Negro Home Demonstration Program In Georgia , 1923-1955, Lillian Camilla Weems Aug 1956

A Study Of The Negro Home Demonstration Program In Georgia , 1923-1955, Lillian Camilla Weems

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

No abstract provided.


Psychological Pictures Of Thirteen Retarded Pupils In The Special Class Of George W. Derenne Elementary School Savannah, Georgia 1954- 55, Nancy Houston Walker Aug 1956

Psychological Pictures Of Thirteen Retarded Pupils In The Special Class Of George W. Derenne Elementary School Savannah, Georgia 1954- 55, Nancy Houston Walker

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

No abstract provided.


Personality Differences Between Students Majoring In The Natural Sciences And Social Sciences, Curtis Ash Aug 1956

Personality Differences Between Students Majoring In The Natural Sciences And Social Sciences, Curtis Ash

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

No abstract provided.


A Study Of The Drop-Outs Of The Stewart County Negro Schools, Stewart County, Georgia, 1954-1955, Esther Glenn Thornton Aug 1956

A Study Of The Drop-Outs Of The Stewart County Negro Schools, Stewart County, Georgia, 1954-1955, Esther Glenn Thornton

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

No abstract provided.


What Are The Community Resources Available For Use In The Elementary Schools Of Birmingham, Alabama, 1955-1956, Rosetta Clarke Young Aug 1956

What Are The Community Resources Available For Use In The Elementary Schools Of Birmingham, Alabama, 1955-1956, Rosetta Clarke Young

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

No abstract provided.


An Evaluative Study Of The Religious Education Programs In Ten Negro Churches In Atlanta, Georgia, Roswell Francis Jackson Aug 1956

An Evaluative Study Of The Religious Education Programs In Ten Negro Churches In Atlanta, Georgia, Roswell Francis Jackson

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

No abstract provided.


A Study Of The Tested Differences In Intelligence, Achievement, And Personality Manifested By Basketball Players And Non-Basketball Players Of Four Junior High Schools In Coweta County, Georgia, 1955-1956, Lamar Daniel Walker Aug 1956

A Study Of The Tested Differences In Intelligence, Achievement, And Personality Manifested By Basketball Players And Non-Basketball Players Of Four Junior High Schools In Coweta County, Georgia, 1955-1956, Lamar Daniel Walker

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

No abstract provided.


Expressed Opinions Of Teachers Towards Desegregation Before And After School Desegregation, Gladys Pettie Sanders Aug 1956

Expressed Opinions Of Teachers Towards Desegregation Before And After School Desegregation, Gladys Pettie Sanders

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

No abstract provided.


A Follow-Up Study Of The Graduates Of The Bartow County Georgia Elementary Schools Cartersville, Georgia 1941-1951 Inclusive, Helen Fannie Mae Sidney Aug 1956

A Follow-Up Study Of The Graduates Of The Bartow County Georgia Elementary Schools Cartersville, Georgia 1941-1951 Inclusive, Helen Fannie Mae Sidney

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

No abstract provided.


A Plan Of Weekly Lessons In Choral Techniques For Students In High School Choir, Leroy Earl Spitzer Aug 1956

A Plan Of Weekly Lessons In Choral Techniques For Students In High School Choir, Leroy Earl Spitzer

All Master's Theses

The reason for choosing this particular project is the need for a course in fundamentals for the children in the Franklin Pierce School District. Students coming into the high school, by and large, have very little training. This course begins with the very first fundamentals of choir singing and continues into more complicated, varied aspects of music performance.


A Statistical Comparison Of Permanent And In-Transfer Students In Grades Six, Seven, Eight, Nine And Ten Of The South Bend School System South Bend, Washington, Thomas Edwin Mattoon Aug 1956

A Statistical Comparison Of Permanent And In-Transfer Students In Grades Six, Seven, Eight, Nine And Ten Of The South Bend School System South Bend, Washington, Thomas Edwin Mattoon

All Master's Theses

This investigation is based upon the hypothesis that there is no true difference in academic achievement between two independent groups of students, permanent and in-transfer, in grades six through ten in the South Bend Schools of South Bend, Washington, when intelligence, age, sex and socio-economic factors are controlled.


A Survey Of The Attitudes And Opinions Of Elementary Teachers Concerning The Values Of Workbooks In The Reading Program, Richard Ellis Case Aug 1956

A Survey Of The Attitudes And Opinions Of Elementary Teachers Concerning The Values Of Workbooks In The Reading Program, Richard Ellis Case

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were (1) to determine the attitudes and opinions of Okanogan, Yakima, and Kittitas county elementary teachers toward the value of reading workbooks in the reading program: (2) to determine the extent to which workbooks are utilized in the reading program of these counties; (3) to show the relation of the attitudes and opinions of teachers concerning the use of workbooks in the reading program to such factors as the teachers’ sex, years of experience, school enrollment, and grade level taught; (4) to make recommendations to schools of these counties concerning the use of workbooks in ...


A Study Of The Activities And Attitudes Of Yakima Junior High Teachers In The Block Of Time, Mark Bontrager Aug 1956

A Study Of The Activities And Attitudes Of Yakima Junior High Teachers In The Block Of Time, Mark Bontrager

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of the present study to evaluate the block of time as it is used in Yakima junior high schools. This study had a twofold intent: first to review the literature on the block of time as related to core philosophy, and second to present the results of a study of the activities of Yakima junior high school teachers in the block of time and its related core techniques as well as the results of a study of attitudes toward the block of time as it appears in the Yakima junior high schools.


A Discriminative Study Of The Design And Construction Of Outdoor Athletic And Physical Education Area Facilities For A Junior High School, Darrell Wayne Johnson Aug 1956

A Discriminative Study Of The Design And Construction Of Outdoor Athletic And Physical Education Area Facilities For A Junior High School, Darrell Wayne Johnson

All Master's Theses

I was the purpose of this study: (1) to determine what should be included in an ideal junior high school outdoor physical education and athletic area; (2) to learn the necessary general details of construction and design of those areas; and (3) to equip the writer with the necessary knowledge for him to actively advise the construction of his own school’s physical education and athletic area to the end that the area would provide for a complete program in years to come as well as to satisfy immediate needs.


Formulation Of School Board Policies For The South Bend Public Schools, Gareth Irwin Giles Aug 1956

Formulation Of School Board Policies For The South Bend Public Schools, Gareth Irwin Giles

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to develop a set of written school board policies for and with the cooperation of the Board of Directors of the South Bend, Washington, School District 118. Board authorization was given to investigate and write a permanent set of policies for action by the board.


An Investigation Of Elementary School Filing Methods, Richard Perry Comstock Aug 1956

An Investigation Of Elementary School Filing Methods, Richard Perry Comstock

All Master's Theses

In establishing a standard procedure of filing materials that are relative to day-by-day operation of school office management, it becomes necessary to indicate the purposes for which the paper is planned. The purpose of the study is to secure information through a systematic study of the managerial operation of the elementary school files, with aims to produce: (1) utmost efficiency and expediency in the use of filing and finding of materials, and incorporated into: (2) a recommended system of filing organization and procedure.


A Survey Of The High School Course In Physical Science, Kenneth H. Johnson Aug 1956

A Survey Of The High School Course In Physical Science, Kenneth H. Johnson

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (l) to determine the predominant characteristics, content, functions, and place of the High School course in physical science in relation to the over-all science program, (2) to disclose some of the current practices found to be most applicable to the course, and (3) to determine the most important values and limitations of the course as it has currently been taught.


A Survey Of Some Factors In Promotional Policies In Walland School And Its Implication For Curriculum Change, Grace Scott Aug 1956

A Survey Of Some Factors In Promotional Policies In Walland School And Its Implication For Curriculum Change, Grace Scott

Masters Theses

Purpose of the Study: One of the most persistent problems of education is that of determining a satisfactory method of promoting pupils from level to level. Therefore the purpose of this study is to examine some of the factors in Walland School that aid in determining pupil progress to see whether there is need for changes in promotional policies and curriculum offerings.

With this purpose in mind, the following hypothesis is advanced: A study of factors upon which the teachers of Walland School have based non-promotion will show that the curriculum throughout the seven years of the survey did not ...


An Investigation Of The New Scott-Foresman Basic Reading Tests, The Lee-Clark Reading Readiness Test, The Lee-Clark Reading Tests, And The Gates Reading Readiness Test In Primary Grades, Milton A. Dallman Aug 1956

An Investigation Of The New Scott-Foresman Basic Reading Tests, The Lee-Clark Reading Readiness Test, The Lee-Clark Reading Tests, And The Gates Reading Readiness Test In Primary Grades, Milton A. Dallman

All Master's Theses

There were four purposes for the study: 1. To determine the interrelationships existing between the primary grade tests within the New Scott-Foresman Basic Reading test series. 2. To determine the relative efficiency of two reading readiness tests, the Lee-Clark test and the Gates test, in predicting children’s later success in reading. 3. To determine the relative efficiency of the Lee-Clark Reading Test: Primer and the Lee-Clark Reading Test: First Reader in predicting subsequent success in reading. 4. To establish norms for the New Scott-Foresman Basic Reading Tests that may be used in the community in which the study was ...


Manuscript Writing Present Practices And Extension Trends Within Schools Of The State Of Washington, John W. Wingate Jr. Aug 1956

Manuscript Writing Present Practices And Extension Trends Within Schools Of The State Of Washington, John W. Wingate Jr.

All Master's Theses

In assuming this study, the author purported to ascertain both the potential and the limitations of manuscript-style hand-writing. A more important goal was to probe the existing fallacies and beliefs that surround one of the most controversial areas in the field of language arts, manuscript-style handwriting. The most important goal was to diagnose the usage and extension trends of manuscript writing within the elementary schools of the state of Washington.


An Experimental Study Of The Effect Of Library Facilities And Instruction On Work-Study Skills Of Fourth Grade Students, Jessie Marilyn Wilkinson Aug 1956

An Experimental Study Of The Effect Of Library Facilities And Instruction On Work-Study Skills Of Fourth Grade Students, Jessie Marilyn Wilkinson

All Master's Theses

The primary purpose of the study is to determine the effectiveness of a method of teaching the work-study skills to fourth grade students by the school librarian in the library.


The Development Of A Rhythmic Activities Program For Deaf Or Profoundly Hard-Of-Hearing Children, Madge Bowman Aug 1956

The Development Of A Rhythmic Activities Program For Deaf Or Profoundly Hard-Of-Hearing Children, Madge Bowman

Masters Theses

The problem advanced in this thesis concerns the development of a rhythmic activities program for deaf or profoundly hard-of-hearing children. It is approached in terms of three objectives enumerated below:

1. To bring about rhythmic expression as a part of the overall development of the deaf or profoundly hard-of-hearing child.

2. To integrate rhythm with his activities in and away from school.

3. To integrate rhythm with his educational progress.


The Effect Of Social Classes On The Community And Schools Of Clinton, Tennessee, Robert N. Shumate Aug 1956

The Effect Of Social Classes On The Community And Schools Of Clinton, Tennessee, Robert N. Shumate

Masters Theses

This problem was selected as a subject for research in connection with an effort to determine the extent and nature of the effect of social classes on the town and community of Clinton, Tennessee. It was assumed that social classes do have an effect on the community, and that the influences exerted upon the town and community because of pressure of social classes were significant and noticeable to one who puts forth the effort to make a study and an analysis of the situation. It was also assumed that these influences have a direct bearing on the life of the ...


A Study Of Lincolnville, South Carolina: A Negro Community, Luella Doris Seele Aug 1956

A Study Of Lincolnville, South Carolina: A Negro Community, Luella Doris Seele

ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

No abstract provided.