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Academic theses

1963

Educational Methods

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The Relationship Of Instruments’ Size And Shape To Handwriting Achievement, Thomas M. Hindman Aug 1963

The Relationship Of Instruments’ Size And Shape To Handwriting Achievement, Thomas M. Hindman

All Master's Theses

This experiment is concerned with the design of handwriting instruments. It is the purpose of this experiment to determine if the Zaner-Bloser finger-fitting instruments have any advantages as to speed and quality of handwriting over the conventional instruments as regularly used at sixth grade level.


An Identification Of Economic Concepts And Generalizations In A Sixth Grade Social Studies Textbook, Merle J. Locke Aug 1963

An Identification Of Economic Concepts And Generalizations In A Sixth Grade Social Studies Textbook, Merle J. Locke

All Master's Theses

This study purported to: (1) locate and identify economic concepts and generalizations contained in a sixth grade social studies text by Cutright and Durand: “Living As American Neighbors”; (2) indicate by the use of a scale whether the identified concepts and generalizations were merely mentioned, partially developed of fully developed; and, (3) verify the researchers selections of concepts and generalizations through the presence of generalizations in the Stanford Studies similar to those identified by the author and found in “Living as American Neighbors”.


An Experimental Study Of The Influence Of The Educational Comic Upon Content Achievement And Retention, Hugh Donald Jacobs Aug 1963

An Experimental Study Of The Influence Of The Educational Comic Upon Content Achievement And Retention, Hugh Donald Jacobs

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine (1) whether educational comics influence subject-matter learning, (2) whether this influence is related to sex differences, and (3) whether this influence is related to reading achievement.


An Intramural Tackle Football Program Guide For Wapato Junior High School, Paul Alan Petty Aug 1963

An Intramural Tackle Football Program Guide For Wapato Junior High School, Paul Alan Petty

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to (1) explore the general objectives of intramural sports and the general objectives, philosophy, and controversies of interscholastic athletics at the junior high school level; (2) comprehend the beneficial values of both intramural sports programs and junior high interscholastic athletics; and (3) develop an intramural tackle football program guide for the existing program at Wapato Junior High School.


The Experimental Use Of Clay In A Wall Panel, Marion E. Farmer Aug 1963

The Experimental Use Of Clay In A Wall Panel, Marion E. Farmer

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to describe, explain and conclude a series of experiments in search of the creative aspects of light and shadow when applied to the concept of “light-painting” by using clay in an experimental way in a wall panel. Inventing ways to use tools which are easily available to teachers of all levels, relates this study to the ever-present problems of art education.


Development Of Cardiovascular Fitness In Swimming By The Interval Training Method, Donald Leroy Cleman Aug 1963

Development Of Cardiovascular Fitness In Swimming By The Interval Training Method, Donald Leroy Cleman

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to evaluate the physical fitness of swimmers; (2) to evaluate the cardiovascular-respiratory responses and strength to a swimming program; and (3) to present various physical fitness tests results which were administered to a sampling of boys and girls ranging from ages seven to fifteen.


An Evaluation Of Instructional Materials For Use In Teaching Electronics, H. Allen Shockley Aug 1963

An Evaluation Of Instructional Materials For Use In Teaching Electronics, H. Allen Shockley

All Master's Theses

Through this study the writer will attempt to: (1) evaluate selected instructional materials for teaching electronics that are available through the facilities of Central Washington State College, University of Washington, and Washington State University; (2) develop a list of those materials worthy of use in teaching electronics in grades seven through twelve; and (3) make recommendations for improvements in this area.


A Musical Approach To The Teaching And Performance Of Percussion, John Frederick Mowad Aug 1963

A Musical Approach To The Teaching And Performance Of Percussion, John Frederick Mowad

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study (1) to aid the teacher of instrumental music in developing a musical approach to the teaching of snare drum using a recommended “like-grip” for holding all sticks and mallets (2) to provide the teacher of instrumental music with selected published methods and materials for developing musicianship; (3) to provide the instrumental music teacher with teaching techniques covering selected and most commonly use percussion instruments.


A Study Of The Implementation Of The Generalization In Resource Conservation Curriculum, Jule Oliver Crabtree Aug 1963

A Study Of The Implementation Of The Generalization In Resource Conservation Curriculum, Jule Oliver Crabtree

All Master's Theses

This study utilized the generalization as a tool to provide greater increments to learning throughout the social studies curriculum. It has been specifically related to a study of human and natural resource conservation.


An Investigation Of Current Practices In The Education Of Gifted Children In Small High Schools Of Central Washington, 1959-1960, Warren O. Kidder Jun 1963

An Investigation Of Current Practices In The Education Of Gifted Children In Small High Schools Of Central Washington, 1959-1960, Warren O. Kidder

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to evaluate current policy in the education of gifted children in small high schools in Central Washington; (2) to investigate the principle of equal opportunity in its relation to individual capacity; (3) to consider the probability of a need for the greater development of ability; (4) to compare the current opportunities in these schools with standards indicated by recognized studies and to evaluate the areas of improvement.


A Proposed Program For The Use Of Instrumental Music With Orthopedically Handicapped Children, Donald Henry Allgaier Mar 1963

A Proposed Program For The Use Of Instrumental Music With Orthopedically Handicapped Children, Donald Henry Allgaier

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study are (1) to investigate the historical foundations of occupational and musical therapy and their contribution to conditions existing in orthopedic hospitals throughout the United States; (2) to determine the value and extent of instrumental music in occupational therapy in orthopedic hospitals in states other than Washington; and (3) to establish a workable program for the use of instrumental music as functional therapy.


A Study Of Counselor Change During A Guidance And Counseling Institute, Roy Lyle Selvage Jan 1963

A Study Of Counselor Change During A Guidance And Counseling Institute, Roy Lyle Selvage

All Master's Theses

The primary purpose of this study was to investigate possible relationships between certain personality characteristics of counselor trainees and their performance in counseling interviews.