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Reliability And Validity Of The Thematic Apperception Test Scored By The Discomfort-Relief Quotient, Donald W. Culbertson Dec 1960

Reliability And Validity Of The Thematic Apperception Test Scored By The Discomfort-Relief Quotient, Donald W. Culbertson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate scorer reliability of the Discomfort-Relief Quotient (DRQ) method of scoring applied to the Thematic Apperception Test (TAT). A second aim was to investigate some of the interrelationships between Tension, as measured by DRQ, and (1) Grade Point Averages, (2) Number of Quarters spent at CWCE, (3) Practice Teaching Ratings, and (4) First-Year Teaching success.


An Investigation Of The Activities Conducted By The Local Affiliated Units Of The Washington Education Association, Conrad Eugene Bankson Dec 1960

An Investigation Of The Activities Conducted By The Local Affiliated Units Of The Washington Education Association, Conrad Eugene Bankson

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were (1) to determine what activities are carried on by the local city and /or county affiliated units of the Washington Education Association and (2) to compare the programs on the local unit level to the basic objective of the Washington Education Association, i.e., to promote the cause of teaching in the State of Washington (27:1).


Survey And Development Of Salary Program For Upper Snoqualmie Valley School District 410, Snoqualmie , Washington, James R. Satterlee Dec 1960

Survey And Development Of Salary Program For Upper Snoqualmie Valley School District 410, Snoqualmie , Washington, James R. Satterlee

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to (1) supply a starting point for succeeding salary committees in their efforts to construct future salary schedules; (2) show the difference between other districts’ salary schedules and the haphazard methods used in this district to determine teachers’ and administrators’ salaries; (3) bring the Upper Snoqualmie Valley School District’s certified employees’ salaries in line with other districts’ schedules, the Washington Education Association’s proposed schedule, the King county Co-ordinating Council’s proposed schedule, and the national trend towards better and higher salaries for teachers....


Predictive Value Of The Washington Pre-College Differential Grade Predictions Tests Used At Central Washington College Of Education, Barbara Lenore Young Aug 1960

Predictive Value Of The Washington Pre-College Differential Grade Predictions Tests Used At Central Washington College Of Education, Barbara Lenore Young

All Master's Theses

How well does the Washington Pre-College Differential Grade Predictions Battery actually predict the grade point average of the students at Central Washington College of Education?


An Investigation Of The Preparation Of Junior High School General Science Teachers And Their Science Teaching Programs In The State Of Washington, William Henry Bliss Aug 1960

An Investigation Of The Preparation Of Junior High School General Science Teachers And Their Science Teaching Programs In The State Of Washington, William Henry Bliss

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were to investigate (1) the academic background and teaching assignments of junior high general science teachers in the State of Washington and (2) the consistency of general science subject matter taught in junior high schools in the State of Washington.


A Survey Of Community Resources Available To Social Studies Classes Of Jackson Parish, Louisiana, Lula Mae Dunn Aug 1960

A Survey Of Community Resources Available To Social Studies Classes Of Jackson Parish, Louisiana, Lula Mae Dunn

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine community resources available for use in social studies classes in schools of Jackson Parish, Louisiana.


A Survey Of Existing Interscholastic Athletic Training Rules In The Yakima Valley High Schools, Jack Raymond Driver Aug 1960

A Survey Of Existing Interscholastic Athletic Training Rules In The Yakima Valley High Schools, Jack Raymond Driver

All Master's Theses

If training rules as received in athletics are to be meaningful, they should serve a common purpose consistent with the practices of all who endeavor to preserve the discipline and training that constitutes wholesome growth though this medium. Therefore, this study explored present practices in training through competitive athletics.


A Study Of The Academic And Professional Preparation Of The Public School Superintendents In The State Of Washington, James R. Nelson Aug 1960

A Study Of The Academic And Professional Preparation Of The Public School Superintendents In The State Of Washington, James R. Nelson

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were (1) to determine the academic and professional backgrounds of the superintendent and their relative value to his present position, (2) to determine what superintendents would recommend to be included in a course of study for prospective administrators, (3) to establish a value rating on a number of personal characteristics generally considered among the most important for administrators, and (4) to compare the status of the school administrator in the State of Washington with that of the nation as a whole.


An Analysis And Evaluation Of Three Diverse Resource Unit Formats For Purposes Of Resource Unit Development In The Cupertino School District, Dorothy Loleta Garvin Aug 1960

An Analysis And Evaluation Of Three Diverse Resource Unit Formats For Purposes Of Resource Unit Development In The Cupertino School District, Dorothy Loleta Garvin

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this project was (1) to select three diverse resource unit formats in use throughout the United States, (2) to evaluate these three unit formats, and (3) to recommend to the Cupertino School district one of these formats to be used in writing a resource unit on Modern California.


Utilization Of Teacher Experiences And Materials As Curriculum Resources In Helix, Oregon, Schools, Lawrence M. Martin Aug 1960

Utilization Of Teacher Experiences And Materials As Curriculum Resources In Helix, Oregon, Schools, Lawrence M. Martin

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine if teacher experiences and materials in the Helix, Oregon, Unified School District could be (1) identified and inventoried, (2) classified and cataloged, (3) utilized in the curriculum in the form of teacher resource visitors and teacher resource materials, and (4) evaluated as to the increase in the use of teacher personnel and the attitudes toward this usage.


Comparative Study Of Dropouts In The Yakima High Schools, Edna V. Miller Bailey Aug 1960

Comparative Study Of Dropouts In The Yakima High Schools, Edna V. Miller Bailey

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to find and to compare causes for dropouts from the non-high district students with those from the in-residence students; (2) to compare non-high district students and in-residence students as to age, days of attendance and absence, grade point average, intelligence, grade, dropout quarter, reason for dropout, graduation previous spring or re-entry in the fall, and previous subject of grade failure; and (3) to review the present Yakima secondary school curriculum.


A Descriptive Study Of A Laboratory Method Of Teaching Ninth Grade Written Composition, Anne Elizabeth Dunn Aug 1960

A Descriptive Study Of A Laboratory Method Of Teaching Ninth Grade Written Composition, Anne Elizabeth Dunn

All Master's Theses

This study records the way two classes of freshmen at Granger High School were taught English composition. The method used may be termed a laboratory one since the writing of composition was done in a laboratory situation. The general features of the method included writing once a week, self-appraisal, group instruction, and independent practice on specific needs.


The Junior-Executive Trainee Program In Yakima And How The Junior College Can Help Prepare Candidates, David Schoessler Aug 1960

The Junior-Executive Trainee Program In Yakima And How The Junior College Can Help Prepare Candidates, David Schoessler

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to (1) determine how extensively the junior-executive training program is employed by Yakima business firms; (2) to determine the positions junior-executive trainees fill within the employing firm; and (3) to determine what basic educational background should be supplied by the junior college to prepare students for the junior-executive trainee program in Yakima.


An Investigation To Determine Ways Of Further Meeting The Felt Needs Of Bremerton Seventh Graders, Alice Keithahn Fraser Aug 1960

An Investigation To Determine Ways Of Further Meeting The Felt Needs Of Bremerton Seventh Graders, Alice Keithahn Fraser

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this investigation was to determine to what extent Bremerton intermediate schools are meeting the felt needs of seventh graders. A second purpose of the survey was to discover ways and means to further meet the felt needs of seventh graders.


A Study Of Relationships Between Selected High School Subjects And Academic Success In College, Glade H. Miller Aug 1960

A Study Of Relationships Between Selected High School Subjects And Academic Success In College, Glade H. Miller

All Master's Theses

The general purpose of this study was to attempt to discover how much, and in what proportion, work of an academic nature in high school facilitates college academic achievement.


A Survey To Determine The Basis For Junior High School Girls’ Physical Education Report Card Grades, Mary Elizabeth Newman Aug 1960

A Survey To Determine The Basis For Junior High School Girls’ Physical Education Report Card Grades, Mary Elizabeth Newman

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to examine the grading practices of junior high school girls’ physical education teachers and to question selected ninth grade students and their parents concerning the grade or mark on the report card; and (2) to develop a system of report card marking for girls’ physical education which can be recommended on the basis of these findings.


An Investigation Of Certain Factors Related To Advancement In Pasco, Washington Schools, Margaret Anne Moore Aug 1960

An Investigation Of Certain Factors Related To Advancement In Pasco, Washington Schools, Margaret Anne Moore

All Master's Theses

The specific purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that children who are not six until after starting school are not able to compete successfully with their older classmates in terms of promotions and grades.


Aerospace Education In The Sixth Grade, Edith Marie Jackson Aug 1960

Aerospace Education In The Sixth Grade, Edith Marie Jackson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was twofold: to formulate an aerospace education handbook providing pertinent information and material which may be woven into existing sixth grade courses in the elementary curriculum and to make a careful evaluation of one aerospace program in a sixth grade classroom. The problems were: (1) selection and organization of appropriate information and material for the handbook; (2) determining suggested teaching procedures and activities; and (3) preparation and administration of evaluative instruments for the program.


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 Follow Up Study Of Dropouts From East Valley High School, Margaret E. Ray Aug 1960

A Follow Up Study Of Dropouts From East Valley High School, Margaret E. Ray

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to survey former students of East Valley High School (formerly Moxee Consolidated High School) who terminated their education prior to graduation during the school years 1956-1957 to 1959-1960 inclusive in order to determine the reasons for their withdrawal. It is hoped that this information will be used by school personnel to plan a better educational program. If this study should indicate some shortcomings within the school, recommendations for an improved guidance program and/or curriculum changes could prove profitable to the students, the Moxee School District, the community, and society.


An Experimental Study Of The Effect Of Using The Overhead Projector In A College Introductory Psychology Class, Lida Weed Myers Aug 1960

An Experimental Study Of The Effect Of Using The Overhead Projector In A College Introductory Psychology Class, Lida Weed Myers

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate the possibility that visual materials “custom tailored” to a professor’s specification and integrated with his lectures might improve student achievement on standardized objective tests.


Vocational Guidance For High School Journalists In Washington State, Paul G. Lambertsen Aug 1960

Vocational Guidance For High School Journalists In Washington State, Paul G. Lambertsen

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was (1) to convince journalism teachers, students, and counselors in Washington state that the media of journalism have much to offer in the way of employment, satisfying salaries, promotion, and job pleasure; (2) to reveal to students which subjects are most valuable in high school and college; and (3) to explore the areas of journalism so as to give the reader a deeper insight into various employment practices and possibilities.


An Investigation Of The Adequacy Of The Student Teaching Program For Industrial Arts Students At Central Washington College Of Education, Gerald D. Bailey Jun 1960

An Investigation Of The Adequacy Of The Student Teaching Program For Industrial Arts Students At Central Washington College Of Education, Gerald D. Bailey

All Master's Theses

The student teaching program at Central is intended to provide an adequate experience in classroom teaching. This thesis was directed at determining the adequacy of the student teaching program at Central Washington College of Education.


The Function Of Guidance Services In A Central Washington State Junior High-School, Leo Durkee Jun 1960

The Function Of Guidance Services In A Central Washington State Junior High-School, Leo Durkee

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to investigate the roles of the teacher and the counselor in the guidance field; (2) to analyze counselor-student conferences in a junior high-school, recorded over a five year period; and (3) to suggest some procedures and methods of improving the guidance techniques of junior-high schools having similar problems in guidance.


A Survey Of Ellensburg Public School Teachers’ And Students’ Attitudes Concerning The Use Of Television As An Observation Instrument, Frank G. G. Nelson Jun 1960

A Survey Of Ellensburg Public School Teachers’ And Students’ Attitudes Concerning The Use Of Television As An Observation Instrument, Frank G. G. Nelson

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to survey the Ellensburg public school teachers’ and students’ attitudes toward the television observation program in use at Central Washington College of Education. Of specific interest were attitudes toward the equipment used in this program.


An Experiment – Rapid Improvement In English Usage And Spelling Skills, Robert H. Benesh Mar 1960

An Experiment – Rapid Improvement In English Usage And Spelling Skills, Robert H. Benesh

All Master's Theses

For the purpose of this experiment the problem was defined as follows: graduate students at CWCE consist, in the main, of public school teachers and administrators. Their scores in the Cooperative English Test ranked them in the lower third compared with college seniors in representative teachers’ colleges in this country. It was determined that a means should be devised to find out if these test results were acceptable as conclusive evidence of ability.