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An Analysis Of The Fat Reducing Effects Of Participants In Selected, Freshmen Physical Education Classes, Arthur Acuff Dec 1968

An Analysis Of The Fat Reducing Effects Of Participants In Selected, Freshmen Physical Education Classes, Arthur Acuff

All Master's Theses

This study was composed of two problems as follows: 1. To determine if the four physical education activities classes did significantly control fat gain on college freshmen at St. Martin's College. 2. To determine which physical education activity will best control fat gain on college freshmen at St. Martin's College.


A Questionnaire Survey Of Time Allotment For Physical Education, Health, And Lifetime Sports In The “Double A” Schools Of Washington State, Frank W. Bratonia Dec 1968

A Questionnaire Survey Of Time Allotment For Physical Education, Health, And Lifetime Sports In The “Double A” Schools Of Washington State, Frank W. Bratonia

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to survey the administrators of the "Double A" high schools in the State of Washington to determine the amount of time boys' physical education, health, and lifetime sports is offered, and (2) to determine the number of individual activities offered in physical education and the time spent in each.


A Survey Of The Literature In The Area Of Progress Reporting And Diplomas And Its Implication For Special Education, Ned Clark Dec 1968

A Survey Of The Literature In The Area Of Progress Reporting And Diplomas And Its Implication For Special Education, Ned Clark

All Master's Theses

There is no regular or recommended procedure set forth by the state of Washington pertaining to standards for graduation requirements for special education students. The purposes of this study were two fold: (1) to examine the progress reporting systems in an effort to derive a method of reporting which would serve the needs of students, parents, and school personnel; (2) to help establish graduation requirements for the special education students in the Pateros School District.


A Study In Application Of Positive Reinforcement For Improving Listening Achievement, Ernest J. Bobko Dec 1968

A Study In Application Of Positive Reinforcement For Improving Listening Achievement, Ernest J. Bobko

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to (1) determine the effectiveness of utilizing positive reinforcement techniques to improve listening awareness during the process of receiving verbal instructions; (2) evaluate the use of reinforcement schedules with and without positive reinforcement; (3) determine to what extent a formal program utilizing reinforcement procedure compares with the absence of such procedure in a classroom.


A Proposal For A Comprehensive High School For The Stanwood School District, Raymond Earl Cresap Dec 1968

A Proposal For A Comprehensive High School For The Stanwood School District, Raymond Earl Cresap

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to propose a plan for a new comprehensive high school for the increasing population in the Stanwood School District.


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 Proposed Interscholastic Track And Field Training Program For The Junior High School, James L. Hanson Dec 1968

A Proposed Interscholastic Track And Field Training Program For The Junior High School, James L. Hanson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to develop an interscholastic track and field training program suitable to the junior high school level student.


The Basis Of Angolan Nationalism, Albert V. Vandenberg Dec 1968

The Basis Of Angolan Nationalism, Albert V. Vandenberg

All Master's Theses

Portugal has the largest empire remaining in Africa. Portugal's history there dates to the Columbian period, and its government boasts that a colonial philosophy different from the other colonial powers in Africa is at work. The Portuguese speak of a "civilizing mission," "cultural assimilation," and the "Lusitanization of its colonies. The determination of Portugal to see its policies through and the determination of Angolan nationalists to exact independence and freedom from the Portuguese warrant an investigation of the current revolution and the basis of Angolan nationalism.


A Study Assessing Changes Occurring In Kindergarten Children At Central School, Hoquiam, Washington, During The School Year 1967-1968 In Terms Of Readiness And Academic Growth, Elizabeth Pinkley Morris Dec 1968

A Study Assessing Changes Occurring In Kindergarten Children At Central School, Hoquiam, Washington, During The School Year 1967-1968 In Terms Of Readiness And Academic Growth, Elizabeth Pinkley Morris

All Master's Theses

A group of fifty-one kindergarten children (23 boys and 28 girls) from Central School in Hoquiam, Washington, were studied for the purpose of evaluating changes occurring during the school year in terms of readiness and academic growth. A series of tests were given in October and November as an inventory of the child's background of skills and readiness in the fall, and the tests were repeated in May to measure any change occurring during the school year.


A Study Of Centralized Technical Services For The Organization Of Learning Resource Materials With Examples From Three Selected School Districts, Marilyn Ann Drengson Dec 1968

A Study Of Centralized Technical Services For The Organization Of Learning Resource Materials With Examples From Three Selected School Districts, Marilyn Ann Drengson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to examine the methods used by three school districts--a small district, a medium-sized district, and a larger district--which have set up centralized technical services for the organization of learning resource materials, thereby relieving the individual librarian within the buildings of certain necessary, but time-consuming tasks. These methods will be set down herein and studied with the possibility in mind that districts which do not now provide these services may find some suggestions to consider in deciding upon the feasibility of such services.


A Survey Of The Student Purchases In The Grandview High School In Grandview, Washington, Shirley Marie Lundstrom Nov 1968

A Survey Of The Student Purchases In The Grandview High School In Grandview, Washington, Shirley Marie Lundstrom

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this survey was (1) to determine the purchasing power and buying habits of a typical student, for himself and others, in a small high school over a specific period of time; (2) to compare the amounts (commodities and services) spent by boys and girls; (3) to determine the relative buying habits and purchasing capacities of different high school classes; (4) to ascertain if students living in-town spend more or less than those living out-of-town; and (5) to compare the purchasing results of this survey with two other selected similar surveys that have been completed on consumer buying.


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.


The Development Of The Wenatchee Youth Circus As An Extra-Curricular Educational Experience, Paul K. Pugh Sep 1968

The Development Of The Wenatchee Youth Circus As An Extra-Curricular Educational Experience, Paul K. Pugh

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to trace the development of the Wenatchee Youth Circus and its contribution to the educational growth and development of its participants.


Integration Of Library Skills With The Teaching Of The Common Curriculum, Vernie M. Young Aug 1968

Integration Of Library Skills With The Teaching Of The Common Curriculum, Vernie M. Young

All Master's Theses

The problem is to develop and field test some integrated library skills for grades four, five and six for the teachers and the librarian to use in cooperatively developed lessons emphasizing the various library skills appropriate to the pupils in the intermediate grades of the Wapato School System.


Teaching Reading To The Educable Mentally Retarded At The Junior High Level Through Music And Rhythms, John Ernest Wollenweber Jr. Aug 1968

Teaching Reading To The Educable Mentally Retarded At The Junior High Level Through Music And Rhythms, John Ernest Wollenweber Jr.

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of teaching reading to educable mentally retarded children at the junior high school level through the use of music and rhythms.


A Survey Of Teachers’ Attitudes Regarding The Effectiveness Of The Nongraded Elementary School, Merton L. Thornton Aug 1968

A Survey Of Teachers’ Attitudes Regarding The Effectiveness Of The Nongraded Elementary School, Merton L. Thornton

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine teachers' expressed attitudes regarding the effectiveness of the nongraded elementary school in the state of Washington, as revealed through a questionnaire study.


A Comparison Of Certain Creativity And Personality Variables, Carol Jeanne Stevens Aug 1968

A Comparison Of Certain Creativity And Personality Variables, Carol Jeanne Stevens

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the present study was to make a comparison of personality variables with creativity scores for a group of 60 educators to determine if there are any personality factors significantly different between the high creative or low creative subjects. Two instruments were used: the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory and the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking, Verbal, Form A.


Designing A Music Listening Program For The Junior High School General Music Class Of Columbia View Intermediate School, Patricia Jeanne Baker Aug 1968

Designing A Music Listening Program For The Junior High School General Music Class Of Columbia View Intermediate School, Patricia Jeanne Baker

All Master's Theses

Faced with the need for providing a listening program without the assistance of an available curriculum guide in junior high school music for the Reynolds School District No. 7, it was the purpose of this writer to construct a design for a program of instruction in music listening. The suggested design is based upon an examination of literature related to listening and is illustrated by sample materials provided in the appendices.


A Survey Comparing Aspects Of Programs For The Able Student At Lochburn Junior High School In The Clover-Park School District To Selected Junior High Schools From Throughout The United States, Larry Allen Carlson Aug 1968

A Survey Comparing Aspects Of Programs For The Able Student At Lochburn Junior High School In The Clover-Park School District To Selected Junior High Schools From Throughout The United States, Larry Allen Carlson

All Master's Theses

Even though programs for the talented have been expanding in this country for the last thirty years, the "knowledge explosion" currently being experienced in the United States suggests that even more must be done to fully develop the potential of the highly able student.


An Investigation Of Public Relations Programs In The First-Class Public School Districts In The State Of Washington, Richard Grove Boon Aug 1968

An Investigation Of Public Relations Programs In The First-Class Public School Districts In The State Of Washington, Richard Grove Boon

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were (1) to identify the school district officers who devoted full- or part-time duty to the promotion of public relations; (2) to identify the types of communication that they employed; and (3) to compare such factors as the previous position held by the public relations officer to the present position held by the public relations officer, the area of emphasis public relations program receives to the competency public relations officer feels in emphasized area, and the size of district student enrollment to the desire for the establishment of full- or part-time public relations positions.


A Survey Of The Types Of Student Cases Studied By The Bellevue Elementary School Guidance Teams Between The Years 1961 - 1966, Raymond R. Bergman Aug 1968

A Survey Of The Types Of Student Cases Studied By The Bellevue Elementary School Guidance Teams Between The Years 1961 - 1966, Raymond R. Bergman

All Master's Theses

The Bellevue School District Guidance Personnel indicated a need for a follow-up study. This was accomplished by means of: (1) a review of the operating procedures used by the elementary school guidance teams, and (2) a review of the types of cases studied by the elementary school guidance teams as stated on the teacher referral form.


Effects Of Cubism On American Painting Since 1914, Carl W. Brodin Aug 1968

Effects Of Cubism On American Painting Since 1914, Carl W. Brodin

All Master's Theses

The problem will consist of establishing the beliefs, theories, and methodology of the Cubist movement as formulated by the members of a Parisian group of artists known as Le Groupe du Bateau-Lavoir. The next step will be to attempt to discover these factors in representative paintings produced in America subsequent to 1914. The final step will be to show the extent of the influences by reproducing selected American paintings, quoting current writers, and drawing conclusions.


A Comparison Of Muscle Tension And General Motor Ability, Joel Otto Barnell Aug 1968

A Comparison Of Muscle Tension And General Motor Ability, Joel Otto Barnell

All Master's Theses

The two purposes of this study are (1) to determine the relationship between muscular tension, as evidenced by inward and outward rotation of the lower extremities, and a general motor ability test; and (2) to determine the relationship between muscular tension as evidenced by hip flexion and a general motor ability test.


Adapting The Montessori Approach To Moderately Handicapped Children, Mary E. Croiser Aug 1968

Adapting The Montessori Approach To Moderately Handicapped Children, Mary E. Croiser

All Master's Theses

This paper is meant for the public school special education teacher of moderately handicapped children who has had some teacher training in the Montessori method. It is not the purpose of the paper to prove the Montessori method, but rather to show how some of it could be adapted for use with moderately handicapped children of primary school age.


A Critical Examination Of The Phonics And Structural Analysis Skill Development In The Sra Reading Laboratory Iiia, Florence B. Hay Aug 1968

A Critical Examination Of The Phonics And Structural Analysis Skill Development In The Sra Reading Laboratory Iiia, Florence B. Hay

All Master's Theses

The study was made in an effort to tabulate all of the phonics and structural analysis skills presented in the SRA Reading Laboratory IIIa as to the various kinds offered; frequency of use; methods of presentation. Also, extensive research was attempted to ascertain leading reading authorities' opinions on the use of these analyses for secondary students. The purpose of the study was to determine whether the SRA Reading Laboratory IIIa would be the best material to use for the retarded and disabled readers at the secondary level.


A Survey Of Senior Girls’ Attitudes Toward The Home Economics Program At Mark Morris Senior High School In Longview, Washington, Arlis Fulgham Aug 1968

A Survey Of Senior Girls’ Attitudes Toward The Home Economics Program At Mark Morris Senior High School In Longview, Washington, Arlis Fulgham

All Master's Theses

All girls in the State of Washington are required to take one year of homemaking as ninth, tenth, eleventh, or twelfth graders for high school graduation. As a general rule, students take ninth grade homemaking to get the requirement out of the way. This attitude on the part of students is of concern to many homemaking teachers and supervisors. Whether this attitude is influenced by parents, counselors, homemaking teachers, or fellow students is difficult to say. This study is concerned with students' attitudes toward the homemaking program which is offered to them. This study is also concerned with who influences ...


A Study Of The Effects Of Certain Physical Activities On The Progress Of Reading Comprehension, Word Knowledge, And Rate, Neil Allen Cummings Aug 1968

A Study Of The Effects Of Certain Physical Activities On The Progress Of Reading Comprehension, Word Knowledge, And Rate, Neil Allen Cummings

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this paper (1) to study the affects of certain physical activities (creeping, crawling, balancing and rhythm) related to the improvement of comprehension, vocabulary, and rate of reading; (2) to compare the amount of progress in reading of the boys to the progress of the girls; and (3) to compare the amount of progress of the high, middle, and low reading groups.


An Opinion Survey Of Elementary Teachers From Various Districts Throughout Washington State Concerning Decision Making Procedures In Their Respective Districts, James Glynn Gibson Aug 1968

An Opinion Survey Of Elementary Teachers From Various Districts Throughout Washington State Concerning Decision Making Procedures In Their Respective Districts, James Glynn Gibson

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to identify teachers' attitudes concerning the decision-making procedures as well as their assessment of existing practices of school operations in their respective districts regarding (1) curriculum, (2) materials and equipment, and (3) personnel. Knowledge of these attitudes could be of considerable value to a school administrator when making decisions, evaluating his present program, and establishing school procedures concerning the aforementioned areas.


A Comparative Study Of The Joplin Reading Plan And The Traditional Reading Plan In The Northshore School District, Steven J. Gimurtu Aug 1968

A Comparative Study Of The Joplin Reading Plan And The Traditional Reading Plan In The Northshore School District, Steven J. Gimurtu

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to compare the effectiveness of two reading programs, one using the Joplin Plan of reading, and the other, the Traditional plan of grouping for reading instruction. A comparison of the results of reading achievement test scores was made between the groups.


The Identification Of Concepts, Concept Clusters, Objectives, And Suggested Organizational Patterns For The Teaching Of American History At Mount Si High School, M. Dale Leavitt Aug 1968

The Identification Of Concepts, Concept Clusters, Objectives, And Suggested Organizational Patterns For The Teaching Of American History At Mount Si High School, M. Dale Leavitt

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to assist in the evaluation of the social studies by identifying concepts, concept clusters, and objectives. Suggestions for scheduling and grouping consistent with instructional objectives and which may be used as models for planning and organizing for the teaching of American History at Mount Si High School are presented.