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A Longitudinal Study Of Self-Concept In Late Adolescents, William Davy Thomas Aug 1969

A Longitudinal Study Of Self-Concept In Late Adolescents, William Davy Thomas

All Master's Theses

Since knowledge of self-stability is important to self-theory, a study as briefly outlined above seemed valuable. The four chief parts of the study to emerge are given below: 1. To investigate the stability of the self-concept of adolescents over one and two-year intervals. 2. To investigate the stability of the self-concept and its relationship to such factors as social status, intelligence, and maturation age. 3. To investigate the favorability of self-concept and to see if such things as social status, intelligence, and maturation age make for differences in favorability. 4. To investigate the differences between drop-outs and continuands when all ...


A Study To Determine The Contribution Of Laboratory Training To Student Activities In Auburn High School, Howard Conway Webb Iii Aug 1969

A Study To Determine The Contribution Of Laboratory Training To Student Activities In Auburn High School, Howard Conway Webb Iii

All Master's Theses

The purposes of the study are (1) to develop a practical rating scale to evaluate the activity program, and (2) to determine the contribution of laboratory training to student activities in Auburn High School. This study was conducted at Auburn High School during the 1968-1969 school year.


A Survey Of Family Life And Sex Education Programs In Washington Secondary Schools, James Bernard Darcy Aug 1969

A Survey Of Family Life And Sex Education Programs In Washington Secondary Schools, James Bernard Darcy

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this project was to measure the incidence of family life and sex education in Washington secondary schools; to discover what departments or academic areas include such education in the curriculum; who the teachers are, and the nature of their preparation; to gain a definitive description of what kind of education is attempted under this heading; and to evaluate needs and opportunities for expanded and improved family life and sex education in the State of Washington.


A Study To Determine The Anticipated Qualifications And Competencies Of Audiovisual Specialists In The Community Colleges Of The State Of Washington, Garred Allen Giles Aug 1969

A Study To Determine The Anticipated Qualifications And Competencies Of Audiovisual Specialists In The Community Colleges Of The State Of Washington, Garred Allen Giles

All Master's Theses

The problem considered in this study is to determine the relationship between the responsibilities and duties of the audiovisual services administrator and the competencies and qualifications necessary to perform those responsibilities and duties satisfactorily and professionally.


A Cross-Comparison Of The Contributions Of Obstacle Course Training And Extended Motor Ability Development To Physical Fitness And Motor Ability, Arthur K. Ellis Aug 1969

A Cross-Comparison Of The Contributions Of Obstacle Course Training And Extended Motor Ability Development To Physical Fitness And Motor Ability, Arthur K. Ellis

All Master's Theses

This study measured the changes in physical fitness and motor ability that occurred among comparable groups who participated in two different physical education programs. Specifically the study determined what changes in physical fitness and motor ability development occurred among sophomore boys at Central Kitsap High School who participated in two different programs.


A Study Of Dropouts From Continuation High School In Spokane From September, 1967, To November, 1968, Albert D. Brown Aug 1969

A Study Of Dropouts From Continuation High School In Spokane From September, 1967, To November, 1968, Albert D. Brown

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to identify the characteristics of students who dropped out of Spokane Continuation High School. A great deal has been written on the subject of dropouts, and as part of this study the writer reviewed and reported on the most current material available.


A Study Of Deterrents To Effective Teaching And Learning At Granite Falls Junior-Senior High School, Harry Arnold Raab Aug 1969

A Study Of Deterrents To Effective Teaching And Learning At Granite Falls Junior-Senior High School, Harry Arnold Raab

All Master's Theses

Through the use of a set of questionnaires it was the intention of the writer to identify some deterrents to effective teaching and learning that exist in Granite Falls Junior-Senior High School.


A Survey Of Washington State High Schools For Information Concerning Social Studies Curriculum Changes Since “Project Social Studies” Of 1962, James Lee Maw Aug 1969

A Survey Of Washington State High Schools For Information Concerning Social Studies Curriculum Changes Since “Project Social Studies” Of 1962, James Lee Maw

All Master's Theses

The problem to be researched was to determine if the commercially published programs listed in Appendix B are being implemented in secondary schools in the state of Washington, A further problem was to find whether implementation of new social studies programs was greater in the large high schools of Eastern or Western Washington.


An Analysis Of An English Curriculum Modification In A Senior High School, Patricia Jean Orris Aug 1969

An Analysis Of An English Curriculum Modification In A Senior High School, Patricia Jean Orris

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to assess the innovated elective English program at Auburn Senior High during the school year of 1967-1968 to ascertain if it did successfully: (1) enlist greater student interest in the areas of English, (2) motivate students to become more involved with their education, (3) do the above mentioned things, but not at the expense of other curriculum.


A Comparative Study Of Scholastic Achievement Between Day And Dormitory High School Students In Ankara, Turkey, Richard B. Howe Jul 1969

A Comparative Study Of Scholastic Achievement Between Day And Dormitory High School Students In Ankara, Turkey, Richard B. Howe

All Master's Theses

The primary purpose of this study was to compare the scholastic achievement of dormitory students and day students after both groups entered Ankara American High School.


A Study Of The Effectiveness Of The Introduction Of Background Music In A Traditional Library, Dean Ferrero Jul 1969

A Study Of The Effectiveness Of The Introduction Of Background Music In A Traditional Library, Dean Ferrero

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine whether or not the introduction of recorded, background music in a traditional library has a positive effect on the attitude of students toward the library and toward the use of print materials.


Educational Background And Industrial Experience Of Industrial Arts Teachers In The State Of Washington 1968-69, Donald Lee Peterson Jun 1969

Educational Background And Industrial Experience Of Industrial Arts Teachers In The State Of Washington 1968-69, Donald Lee Peterson

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to survey previous education and experience of industrial arts teachers of the junior and senior high schools in the state of Washington for the 1968-69 school year. This was accomplished utilizing the survey method. This study was undertaken in order to gain knowledge as to the qualifications of present industrial arts teachers. On the basis of results obtained, conclusions were reached which may assist educators in evaluating teacher qualifications as well as their own industrial arts program.


A Survey Of The Basic Needs For Providing A Satisfactory Driver Education Program In Washington High Schools, Robert Charles Munson Dec 1968

A Survey Of The Basic Needs For Providing A Satisfactory Driver Education Program In Washington High Schools, Robert Charles Munson

All Master's Theses

The driver education program being operated in this state is not adequate in terms of meeting the course standards issued by the U. S. Department of Transportation. The purpose of this study is two- fold: (1) To present a basic course outline that will meet the federal standards, and (2) to assist school district superintendents in determining the essential scheduling and staff requirements to conduct a satisfactory driver education program.


A Study To Determine The Desirability And Content Of A Preparatory Distributive Education Program For The Business Education Curriculum At Ellensburg Senior High School Ellensburg, Washington., Edgar Joe Mcdowell Oct 1968

A Study To Determine The Desirability And Content Of A Preparatory Distributive Education Program For The Business Education Curriculum At Ellensburg Senior High School Ellensburg, Washington., Edgar Joe Mcdowell

All Master's Theses

The problem is to confirm whether or not the merchants of Ellensburg, Washington, feel that a course in preparatory distributive education should be included in the curriculum of Ellensburg High School, and the content such a proposed course of study might include.


A Study Of Office Machines Knowledge And Skills Needed For Initial Employment In Chehalis And Centralia, Washington, Clare Walter Johnson Aug 1968

A Study Of Office Machines Knowledge And Skills Needed For Initial Employment In Chehalis And Centralia, Washington, Clare Walter Johnson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the amount of office machines knowledge and skills needed for initial employment in Chehalis and Centralia. An allied problem was to discover what office machines were being used, and the length of training period on each office machine as specified by businessmen in Chehalis and Centralia.


A Proposed Industrial Arts Guide For Kusaie High School, Eastern Caroline Islands, Malcolm H. Lindquist Aug 1968

A Proposed Industrial Arts Guide For Kusaie High School, Eastern Caroline Islands, Malcolm H. Lindquist

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study is to provide the writer an opportunity to propose an Industrial Arts guide for Kusaie High School, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. This particular guide has never been proposed for this high school. Kusaie High School is rapidly enlarging its enrollment, expanding its staff, and planning a new campus. To educate adequately the increasing number of students and effectively plan the new campus, an Industrial Arts guide is a paramount necessity.


A Survey To Determine The Number And Types Of Office Machines Used In The Ellensburg, Washington Area And Implications For The Teaching Of Office Machines, Ruth Anne Bopp Jul 1968

A Survey To Determine The Number And Types Of Office Machines Used In The Ellensburg, Washington Area And Implications For The Teaching Of Office Machines, Ruth Anne Bopp

All Master's Theses

This survey of randomly selected business firms was an effort to determine the kinds of office machines being used in Ellensburg, Washington. The study was also directed towards identifying the training necessary for initial employment and the extent to which office machine training should be offered by the Ellensburg Senior High School.


Teaching Of The Fiction And Film Unit In The High School With Melville’S “Bartleby The Scrivener” And Bluestone’S Bartleby As Models, Michael Paul Lions Jun 1968

Teaching Of The Fiction And Film Unit In The High School With Melville’S “Bartleby The Scrivener” And Bluestone’S Bartleby As Models, Michael Paul Lions

All Master's Theses

Because literature teachers have little understanding of the art of film, they often consider the film to be a frill rather than an aid to learning. The author contends in this study that literature teachers must be convinced that the motion picture is an art, and that the motion picture teaches the student to appreciate and understand literature more thoroughly. The problem is to convince the literature teacher of the art and the power of the film.


A Study Of The Benefits Received And The Problems Encountered By Students Using The Student Audiovisual Production Laboratory At Central Washington State College, Otis R. Hollar May 1968

A Study Of The Benefits Received And The Problems Encountered By Students Using The Student Audiovisual Production Laboratory At Central Washington State College, Otis R. Hollar

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to investigate the Student Production Services provided by the Audiovisual Library to the students of Central Washington State College, with a view toward determining the benefits received and the problems encountered by the students in producing instructional media required for their college activities. The hypothesis of the study is as follows: Students using the Student Audiovisual Production Laboratory at Central Washington State College are not experiencing any major difficulties in producing the materials to meet their needs.


Financing The Athletic Program In The New High Schools In The State Of Washington, Gary H. Brines Aug 1967

Financing The Athletic Program In The New High Schools In The State Of Washington, Gary H. Brines

All Master's Theses

This study was initiated in an effort to discover how the athletic program has been financed in new high schools in the state of Washington.


Attitudes Of Washington State Elementary And Secondary Teachers Toward School Psychologists, Jim D. Gower Aug 1966

Attitudes Of Washington State Elementary And Secondary Teachers Toward School Psychologists, Jim D. Gower

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the attitudes held by a group of Washington State elementary and secondary teachers toward school psychologists with whom they may have had contact in their teaching experience.


A One-Semester Art History Course Outline For High School Students, Patricia R. Grover Jul 1965

A One-Semester Art History Course Outline For High School Students, Patricia R. Grover

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this paper is to establish a meaningful and applicable one-semester course in Art History for West Valley High School students. The suggested course of study presents concepts basic to the understanding of philosophical and aesthetic values which serve as the foundation of art expression.


The Role Of The Principal As The Adviser To The High School Student Council, Robert J. Marum Jul 1964

The Role Of The Principal As The Adviser To The High School Student Council, Robert J. Marum

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was (1) to investigate the means by which a principal can effectively counsel and guide a student council into becoming a democratic and constructive organization dedicated to active and effective student participation in school government; (2) to evaluate the various methods and techniques of leadership one must use in order to promote and encourage sound organization, and to effect a very real laboratory in citizenship and democratic living; and (3) to gather criteria for the improvement of student council leadership.


A Survey Of University Engineering Departments In The State Of Washington To Determine Engineering Drawing Requirements For High Schools, James E. Brousseau Aug 1962

A Survey Of University Engineering Departments In The State Of Washington To Determine Engineering Drawing Requirements For High Schools, James E. Brousseau

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine (1) whether a course in engineering drawing designed to parallel part of the first year engineering college drawing requirement could be taught in the high schools in the state of Washington and (2) how much time should be allocated in each of the various areas of such an engineering drawing course.


A Study Of Basketball Organizational Materials And The Development Of An Organizational Handbook For Beginning Basketball Coaches, Samuel Edward Mitchell Aug 1961

A Study Of Basketball Organizational Materials And The Development Of An Organizational Handbook For Beginning Basketball Coaches, Samuel Edward Mitchell

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this investigation was to determine whether or not a handbook should be developed for beginning basketball coaches. Specifically, this investigation was designed to answer the following questions: (1) Do “AA” high school coaches use coaching handbooks? (2) What materials are included in these handbooks? and (3) If “AA” high school coaches did not have a handbook, what material did they think should be in a handbook?


A Language Arts Program For Pasco Senior High School Arrived At Through Group Participation, Doris L. Lisk Aug 1961

A Language Arts Program For Pasco Senior High School Arrived At Through Group Participation, Doris L. Lisk

All Master's Theses

This study through group consideration, attempted to devise an actual course of study for the language arts at Pasco Senior High School, Pasco, Washington, that would (1) insure basic achievements in each of the language arts for each student; (2) eliminate duplication in teaching previously learned material; (3) give the student opportunity to do makeup and/or catch-up work if necessary without the competition presented by more advanced students; (4) keep alive and foster (by advancement) students’ interest in English; (5) give opportunity for the student to cover as much of the language arts as his ability and ambition permit ...


An Experiment With A Technical Unit For Teaching Fiction In The High School, Allen R. Goodell Aug 1961

An Experiment With A Technical Unit For Teaching Fiction In The High School, Allen R. Goodell

All Master's Theses

This unit will attempt to provide both new and experienced teachers with a practical, easily administered guide for the effective teaching of short stories.


A Survey To Determine The Educational Value Of Audio-Visual Materials Brought To School By Intermediate Grade Pupils, Frederick K. Packer Aug 1960

A Survey To Determine The Educational Value Of Audio-Visual Materials Brought To School By Intermediate Grade Pupils, Frederick K. Packer

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine teachers’ opinions about (1) the relative educational value of the materials brought to school by intermediate grade pupils, (2) teachers’ attitudes toward the bringing of these materials, (3) the comparative value of these materials in terms of behavioral changes in pupils, and (4) the value of using pupils as a source of audio-visual materials.


A Survey Of Parental Attitudes Toward Problems Relating To Family Living, Lorene Black Walker Jun 1959

A Survey Of Parental Attitudes Toward Problems Relating To Family Living, Lorene Black Walker

All Master's Theses

How may understanding the attitudes of parents be helpful in planning a program of Family Living in High school? How may this understanding be helpful in strengthening the classes? Attitudes of parents relating to the units of Family Living were secured by sending a questionnaire to parents of eighth, ninth, and twelfth grade students of West Valley High School.


The Effectiveness Of The Health Instructional Program In The Secondary Class B Schools In The State Of Washington, Phyllis Jean Newton Aug 1958

The Effectiveness Of The Health Instructional Program In The Secondary Class B Schools In The State Of Washington, Phyllis Jean Newton

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study has been to determine the effectiveness of the health instructional program in the secondary class B schools in the State of Washington. Through the survey technique, 119 schools were contacted and questioned in relation to: (1) the various methods of organizing health classes; (2) attitudes of the instructor toward teaching health; and (3) the college preparation of health instructors.