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A Study Of The Progress Of Guidance Of Elementary School Children Through A Survey Of Reporting Methods Used In Yakima County In The State Of Washington, Carol Lippincott Tate Dec 1958

A Study Of The Progress Of Guidance Of Elementary School Children Through A Survey Of Reporting Methods Used In Yakima County In The State Of Washington, Carol Lippincott Tate

All Master's Theses

Because Yakima County school districts have been progressing toward a more satisfactory reporting method commensurate with their philosophy of education and more closely correlating the objectives they have set for themselves the writer has attempted to present in concise form the types of reporting that are currently being used in the eighteen schools of this county, not as an absolute record but rather as an indication of the trend in progress currently being made in Yakima county educators.


A Study To Determine The Correlation Between Various Arm Strength Tests, Ralph Ernest Walter Dec 1958

A Study To Determine The Correlation Between Various Arm Strength Tests, Ralph Ernest Walter

All Master's Theses

This research dealt with the problem of finding which arm strength test was the most valid and possibly the most useful test as compared with arm strength determined by the use of an instrument.


An Experimental Study To Determine The Effect Of Frequent Testing On Mastery Of Chemistry Content, Harold L. Lindstrom Aug 1958

An Experimental Study To Determine The Effect Of Frequent Testing On Mastery Of Chemistry Content, Harold L. Lindstrom

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the effect upon a student’s knowledge of chemistry resulting from participation in a program where quizzes were given regularly over all assigned work as an integral part of a course in beginning 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.


A Comparative Study Of The Effect Of Teacher Stimulation On The Amount Of Reading Done By A Fifth Grade Class, Chesley Charles Packer Aug 1958

A Comparative Study Of The Effect Of Teacher Stimulation On The Amount Of Reading Done By A Fifth Grade Class, Chesley Charles Packer

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was (1) to determine if a classroom teacher could effect an increase in interest in independent reading shown by an intermediate level class through an intensified program of stimulation as measured against the reading interests evidenced by a comparable class not receiving the extra stimulation, and (2) to determine to what extent if any this stimulation of reading interests affected reading ability as measured by a standardized reading achievement test.


A Study Of Critical Incidents Relating To Effective Instruction In Secondary School Physics, Chemistry, And Biology, Ernest Solomon Palmer Aug 1958

A Study Of Critical Incidents Relating To Effective Instruction In Secondary School Physics, Chemistry, And Biology, Ernest Solomon Palmer

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is twofold. First, to compile a list of factors aiding in the effectiveness of instruction in secondary school chemistry, physics, and biology classes, and second, to determine whether or not these factors aiding effectiveness have elements in common. The problem will then be to characterize these common elements.


A Study Of The Problems Of Installing And Utilizing Closed Circuit Television For Observations And Demonstrations In The Teacher Education Program, Robert Paul Slingland Aug 1958

A Study Of The Problems Of Installing And Utilizing Closed Circuit Television For Observations And Demonstrations In The Teacher Education Program, Robert Paul Slingland

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to survey the problems of setting up closed circuit television for observations and demonstrations in the teacher education program. This included a study of the various problems of providing laboratory experiences faced by institutions with teacher education programs.


A Survey Of The Field Of Primary Science, Lora May Aden Aug 1958

A Survey Of The Field Of Primary Science, Lora May Aden

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this paper will be to develop the specific objectives of science teaching as it applies to the children of the six to nine age group, commonly known as the primary school.


How Does The Principal Use Classroom Observations To Improve Instruction?, Myrtle Haugen Aug 1958

How Does The Principal Use Classroom Observations To Improve Instruction?, Myrtle Haugen

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study: (1) to review the periods in the history of supervision; (2) to discuss the types of supervisory visits; and (3) to present some methods of classroom supervision of which both teachers and principals can approve.


A Study Of The Relationship Of Socio-Economic Status To School Achievement And Intelligence, Floyd L. Ellingson Jr. Aug 1958

A Study Of The Relationship Of Socio-Economic Status To School Achievement And Intelligence, Floyd L. Ellingson Jr.

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to examine the relationship between socioeconomic status and intelligence, of eighth grade students in the same school system, and their achievement in certain school subjects; (2) to show the relationship of a selected instrument for the measurement of socioeconomic status to school achievement and intelligence; and (3) to present the significance of these findings and their application in a school situation.


An Investigative Study: Audio Visual Instruction Aids Now Being Used In Freshman English Sections In American Colleges And Universities, Mary Nixeon Civille Handy Aug 1958

An Investigative Study: Audio Visual Instruction Aids Now Being Used In Freshman English Sections In American Colleges And Universities, Mary Nixeon Civille Handy

All Master's Theses

This study has sought to determine what audio visual aids are now being used in college freshman composition sections of English in American colleges and universities.


A Development Of A Suitable Clay Body From Two Native Clays, Robert Oscar Iverson Aug 1958

A Development Of A Suitable Clay Body From Two Native Clays, Robert Oscar Iverson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to conduct a series of tests on two native clay bodies. They were used individually and in various proportions in order to find the most suitable combination for use as a potter’s clay.


An Investigation Into The Methods By Which Cultural Understanding Can Be Taught In The Yakima Elementary Schools, Patricia Petrie Paluck Aug 1958

An Investigation Into The Methods By Which Cultural Understanding Can Be Taught In The Yakima Elementary Schools, Patricia Petrie Paluck

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine what is being done at the present time in the Yakima Public School system concerning the problem of intercultural education, and in lieu of a systematic program to structure an outline which may be used as a basis for intercultural education in the Yakima School system.


Teaching Music Theory In High School Music Classes: A Comparative Study Of Current Practices In High Schools Of The State Of Washington, William L. Wicker Jul 1958

Teaching Music Theory In High School Music Classes: A Comparative Study Of Current Practices In High Schools Of The State Of Washington, William L. Wicker

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to investigate the current educational practices in providing for the teaching of music theory in the high schools of the State of Washington.


A Survey Of Beginning Intermediate Grade Teacher Needs In Teaching Reading, Victor Royce Bolon Jun 1958

A Survey Of Beginning Intermediate Grade Teacher Needs In Teaching Reading, Victor Royce Bolon

All Master's Theses

Much concern has been expressed over whether or not the schools are doing an adequate job of teaching reading. This problem can best be attacked in one of two ways. It can be approached through a study of the teacher or of the pupil. Since a multitude of studies have been made concerning student needs and inadequacies in reading this study will concern itself with the teacher, his needs and his inadequacies in teaching reading.


A Comparative Study Of The Evergreen School District Before And After Reorganization, Walford Neal Johnson Jun 1958

A Comparative Study Of The Evergreen School District Before And After Reorganization, Walford Neal Johnson

All Master's Theses

The problem of this thesis was to examine the Evergreen School District, both before and after its reorganization, to determine whether or not the reorganization of the district resulted in more acceptable educational services and facilities for all school children residing within its boundaries. Further, an attempt was made to compare the cost of education before and after reorganization.


The Superintendent’S Point Of View Concerning The High School Music Program In The Public Schools Of Washington State, J. Russel Uusitalo Jun 1958

The Superintendent’S Point Of View Concerning The High School Music Program In The Public Schools Of Washington State, J. Russel Uusitalo

All Master's Theses

In the interest of better music programs and to further the communication between school music educators and their administrators, it will be the purpose of this study to discuss and investigate the high school music program from the superintendent’s point of view. The philosophies and convictions of 200 superintendents in the State of Washington will be utilized in this study.


A Study Of Professional Course Grades, College Activities, Ace Scores And High School Grades As Related To Success In First Year Teaching, Warren Ray Van Zee Jun 1958

A Study Of Professional Course Grades, College Activities, Ace Scores And High School Grades As Related To Success In First Year Teaching, Warren Ray Van Zee

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate whether either high school grade point averages, American Council on Education examination scores, grades received in professional courses or the number of activities engaged in while at college were related to success in first-year teaching as judged by public school supervisors.


An Analysis Of Possible Occupations For Mentally Retarded Youth, Robert William Steadman May 1958

An Analysis Of Possible Occupations For Mentally Retarded Youth, Robert William Steadman

All Master's Theses

The intention of this study was to give guidance personnel an indication of possible occupations for mentally handicapped persons and to show the competencies needed to succeed on the job.