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A Survey Of Washington State’S Elementary Schools On The Utilization Of Full-Time Teacher Aides, Frederick William Hasse Aug 1969

A Survey Of Washington State’S Elementary Schools On The Utilization Of Full-Time Teacher Aides, Frederick William Hasse

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine how elementary schools utilize their teacher aides; to see if such schools are following any specific or agreed upon plan for training and using aides; and to attempt to determine if size of enrollment has any bearing on the types of assignments assigned to aides.


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 Comparison Of The Self-Concept Levels Of Educable Mental Retardates In The Wenatchee Public Schools And The Lacey Public Schools, John Williams Aug 1969

A Comparison Of The Self-Concept Levels Of Educable Mental Retardates In The Wenatchee Public Schools And The Lacey Public Schools, John Williams

All Master's Theses

It shall be the purpose of this study to determine the measured self concept of the educable mentally retarded enrolled in a secondary special education program and to compare it with the measured self concept of the educable mentally retarded enrolled in a normal secondary school program.


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 Comparison Of The Scott-Foresman Measured Reading Achievement Of The Three High And Low Socioeconomic Elementary Schools In Vancouver, Washington, Leann G. Nolan Aug 1969

A Comparison Of The Scott-Foresman Measured Reading Achievement Of The Three High And Low Socioeconomic Elementary Schools In Vancouver, Washington, Leann G. Nolan

All Master's Theses

The problem in this investigation was to determine the influences of the high and low socioeconomic backgrounds upon reading achievement in the Vancouver (Washington) Public Elementary Schools. The investigator wanted to determine if the generally accepted premise that the higher socioeconomic level student's reading achievement is greater than that of the lower socioeconomic student would be substantiated in the specific area of Vancouver, Washington.


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.


An Evaluation Of The Effectiveness Of Instructional Television As Applied To Learning Beginning Golf Skills, Everett Lowayne Brewer Aug 1969

An Evaluation Of The Effectiveness Of Instructional Television As Applied To Learning Beginning Golf Skills, Everett Lowayne Brewer

All Master's Theses

This study compares the golf skills of a class viewing its own videotape replays to those of a class who was videotaped but did not view the replays. All other relevant variables were equalized between the two groups. In addition, a test was made of the attitudes of the experimental group toward videotape as a learning aid, and finally, an attempt was made to reduce the number of trials necessary in the post-test, in order to make the test more functional.


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.


Achievement Study Of Negro Elementary Transfer Students, Peter Andrew Nielsen Aug 1969

Achievement Study Of Negro Elementary Transfer Students, Peter Andrew Nielsen

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to find out to what extent the transfer program has benefited participating students. The hypothesis was that Negro elementary students participating in the transfer program would make more academic progress by 1968 than would Negro elementary students from the same home schools who did not transfer. All students had to be in grade four in 1966. Students must have taken a standardized achievement test in 1966 and 1968.


An Experimental Study Of The Effect Of Specialized Reading Treatment On The Reading Achievement Of Second Grade Students, Mary Lou Ames Aug 1969

An Experimental Study Of The Effect Of Specialized Reading Treatment On The Reading Achievement Of Second Grade Students, Mary Lou Ames

All Master's Theses

Many pupils do not achieve success in reading by the traditional instruction. A few can be helped by remedial classes offering individual children help for specific difficulties. In this study a method was explored that suggests a plan that can be used in a regular classroom to benefit all low-achieving students.


Flexibility Change In Students Of Dance As Compared To Students In Other Physical Education Activity Classes, Betty J. Allen Aug 1969

Flexibility Change In Students Of Dance As Compared To Students In Other Physical Education Activity Classes, Betty J. Allen

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine flexibility changes in women students enrolled in a modern dance class as compared to flexibility changes in women students enrolled in badminton, golf, swimming, tennis, volleyball, and bowling classes, as measured by the bend and reach test.


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.


An Experimental Investigation Of The Effect On Interest Of Reading Children’S Literature To Sixth Grade Students In Aberdeen, Washington, Donald R. Grieb Aug 1969

An Experimental Investigation Of The Effect On Interest Of Reading Children’S Literature To Sixth Grade Students In Aberdeen, Washington, Donald R. Grieb

All Master's Theses

To determine the effect of a teacher's reading literature upon the interest in reading books among sixth grade students, one group (experimental) participated in a twenty-eight week program of scheduled daily time during which they listened to literature read by their teacher. A second group (control) were not exposed to literature in this manner but otherwise participated in a similar school program.


A Comparison Of The Mathematical Achievement Attained Using Two Methods Of Teaching First Year Algebra To Alaskan Native High School Students, Jerry E. Burgett Jul 1969

A Comparison Of The Mathematical Achievement Attained Using Two Methods Of Teaching First Year Algebra To Alaskan Native High School Students, Jerry E. Burgett

All Master's Theses

The major purpose of the study was to compare two different methods of teaching first year algebra to Alaskan Native high school students. The basis for comparison was their effect on mathematical achievement.


A Comparison Of Contract-Spelling With The Regular Textbook Method For Spelling Instruction At Frontier Junior High School Moses Lake, Washington, Maxine M. Smith Jul 1969

A Comparison Of Contract-Spelling With The Regular Textbook Method For Spelling Instruction At Frontier Junior High School Moses Lake, Washington, Maxine M. Smith

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this experiment is to compare the teacher-pupil-study contract method with the regular textbook method of spelling instruction. This experiment is concerned with the spelling achievement of students and for motivation and mastery in spelling at the junior high school level.


A Study Of The In-Service Education Programs Available To Elementary Principals In Spokane, Stevens And Whitman Counties, William Harold Bourne Jr. Jul 1969

A Study Of The In-Service Education Programs Available To Elementary Principals In Spokane, Stevens And Whitman Counties, William Harold Bourne Jr.

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to ascertain the availability of in-service education programs to elementary principals in a selected geographical area, to determine who planned the programs, what types of programs were available and what areas of study were included in these programs.


A Study Of The Revival Of The Arts And Crafts Of The Yakima Indian Nation, Rosa Mae Winder Jul 1969

A Study Of The Revival Of The Arts And Crafts Of The Yakima Indian Nation, Rosa Mae Winder

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this research to study the steps which have been taken to revive the arts and crafts of the Yakima Indian Nation. It is a study to discuss the recognized and accepted values of art education, namely: (a) The aesthetic value (b) The cultural value (c) The therapeutic value (d) The vocational and avocational value to those "gifted” and/or interested in the arts.


A Beginning Reading Program In Marshallese, Charles E. Eko Jul 1969

A Beginning Reading Program In Marshallese, Charles E. Eko

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to develop a beginning reading program in the indigenous Marshallese where there currently is no formal program, designed in a way to enable the indigenous teacher to teach reading.


A Study Of School Library Service To The Disadvantaged, Judith E. Bell Jul 1969

A Study Of School Library Service To The Disadvantaged, Judith E. Bell

All Master's Theses

This thesis was written to provide an annotated bibliography of recent periodical material concerning the school librarian's role in serving both teacher and student in a school containing disadvantaged pupils. The newly trained school librarian or one already established needs a compilation of materials suited to his specific needs.


A Comparative Study Of The Extra-Curricular Programs Of The Middle Schools And Junior High Schools Of The State Of Washington, Alfred A. Pflugrath Jr. Jul 1969

A Comparative Study Of The Extra-Curricular Programs Of The Middle Schools And Junior High Schools Of The State Of Washington, Alfred A. Pflugrath Jr.

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to compare the extra-curricular programs in the junior high schools and middle schools of the state of Washington. The study will test the general hypothesis that there is currently no difference in the activity program 6f junior high schools and middle schools.


A Developmental Program For Trainable Mentally Retarded Pupils, Richard Matthew Ozanich Jul 1969

A Developmental Program For Trainable Mentally Retarded Pupils, Richard Matthew Ozanich

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the project was to apply a specified training program and test its results with eight pupils who constituted a class for trainable mentally retarded children. The children were placed in the group on the basis of evaluation by a school psychologist. The training program was the Social Education First Aid (SEFA) program (Gunzburg, 1964). Additional concrete materials were used to supplement the SEFA material. The children's growth in the following areas of social competence was evaluated: self-help, communication, socialization, and occupation.


A Comparison Of A Routine Training Program And An Exer-Genie Isometric-Isotonic Conditioning Program With Respect To Their Effects On Cardiovascular Condition And Jumping Ability, Kenneth R. Jacobs Jul 1969

A Comparison Of A Routine Training Program And An Exer-Genie Isometric-Isotonic Conditioning Program With Respect To Their Effects On Cardiovascular Condition And Jumping Ability, Kenneth R. Jacobs

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine statistically the effect of an Exer-Genie isometric-isotonic conditioning program on the jumping ability and cardiovascular fitness of junior high school athletes, as compared to a group of junior high school athletes involved in a routine conditioning program using calisthenics. The Sargent Jump Test was used to determine jumping ability and the Cameron Heartometer was used to determine cardiovascular fitness. Each group was compared in view of time spent on conditioning.


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 Survey Of Speech Therapy Programs In The Public Schools In The State Of Washington, Audrey Goodman Jul 1969

A Survey Of Speech Therapy Programs In The Public Schools In The State Of Washington, Audrey Goodman

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to determine the current status of the speech therapy programs in the public schools of the eastern half of the state of Washington; (2) to evaluate changes that have occurred since their initiation and (3) to estimate future goals insofar as possible.


A Survey Of Teachers’ Attitudes Regarding The Effectiveness Of The Middle School, Norman A. Heggenes Jul 1969

A Survey Of Teachers’ Attitudes Regarding The Effectiveness Of The Middle School, Norman A. Heggenes

All Master's Theses

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


A Study Of The Processes And Outcomes Of Parental Cooperation Affecting Children’S Reading Ability, Chanelle Anne Keithahn Jul 1969

A Study Of The Processes And Outcomes Of Parental Cooperation Affecting Children’S Reading Ability, Chanelle Anne Keithahn

All Master's Theses

This experiment was devised as a possible means of overcoming reading difficulties in children who come from a low socio-economic and cultural background and, at the same time, involving their parents in the reading instructional program. Weekly sessions, involving informal reading activities, were attended by the parents and their children. Those who participated regularly were used as the experimental group, while those who participated at some of the meetings were used as the control group. The purpose of this study was to compare and contrast the growth of reading skills between matched individuals in an experimental group and a control ...


A Survey Of The Principals’ Duties In The Public Schools In The State Of Washington, Alex Wasisco Jr. Jul 1969

A Survey Of The Principals’ Duties In The Public Schools In The State Of Washington, Alex Wasisco Jr.

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were to (1) determine the duties of the principals in the elementary, junior high and senior high schools in the State of Washington and (2) determine what areas principals would spend more time in if they could free themselves from other duties.


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.


A Comparison Of Methods Of Administering Modified Pull-Ups For Girls, Patricia Lacey Jul 1969

A Comparison Of Methods Of Administering Modified Pull-Ups For Girls, Patricia Lacey

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to find a method of administering pull-ups for girls that would be as accurate as the Gay Apparatus.