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The Relationship Between The Ordinal Position In The Family And Reading Achievement Of Third Graders In Yakima, Washington, Merle Klavano Dec 1964

The Relationship Between The Ordinal Position In The Family And Reading Achievement Of Third Graders In Yakima, Washington, Merle Klavano

All Master's Theses

Since many children fall in the category of reading below grade level, there is a constant desire on the part of educators to determine the factors of causation. If any reasons for a child's inability to read satisfactorily can be analyzed, it is to the child's advantage to have this done as early as possible.


A Survey Of The Procedures Used In The Selection Of Social Studies Textbooks In The Public Schools, Wayne D. Pringle Dec 1964

A Survey Of The Procedures Used In The Selection Of Social Studies Textbooks In The Public Schools, Wayne D. Pringle

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to (1) survey the procedures used in the selection of social studies textbooks in the public schools; (2) to determine the qualities considered in the selecting a textbook in social studies.


A Comparative Study Of The Traditional And The Scott, Foresman Approaches To The Teaching Of Addition And Subtraction Of Fractions, Austa L. Daverin Nov 1964

A Comparative Study Of The Traditional And The Scott, Foresman Approaches To The Teaching Of Addition And Subtraction Of Fractions, Austa L. Daverin

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to compare the achievement of a control group of children taught addition and subtraction of fractions in the traditional way with that of an experimental group taught by the Scott, Foresman approach. The factors under consideration were the ability to perform the basic operations required in adding and subtracting fractions, and the retention of ability to perform these skills.


Seminar On The Need For Education About Communism, Lewis F. Powell Jr. Oct 1964

Seminar On The Need For Education About Communism, Lewis F. Powell Jr.

Powell Speeches

"Notes for use in introductory remarks prior to presentation of seminar speakers." Atlanta Regional ABA Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia.


A Comparison Of Isometric And Isotonic Exercises As Methods Of Building Strength, Arnold Scott Oct 1964

A Comparison Of Isometric And Isotonic Exercises As Methods Of Building Strength, Arnold Scott

All Master's Theses

In view of today's emphasis on the need for physical strength, and the concern of the leaders of the Physical Education progression for greater physical fitness of our youth, the author felt more research should be conducted which might indicate ways of building strength. It was the purpose of this study to compare the results of selected isotonic exercises (weight lifting) with selected isometric exercises against a control group as means of building strength.


A Study Of The Federal School System Of Alaska Concerning Its Role And Administrative Problems, John E. Coffee Aug 1964

A Study Of The Federal School System Of Alaska Concerning Its Role And Administrative Problems, John E. Coffee

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were (1) to discover the reasons for the development of the dual system of education in Alaska; (2) to study how this system grew and still persists; (3) to show the importance of the Bureau of Indian Affairs schools in Alaska; and (4) to discover administrative problems facing the Bureau of Indian Affairs school administrator.


Teaching General Music Through Harmonic Experience In The Seventh Grade At Ritzville, Washington, Elmer A. Peters Aug 1964

Teaching General Music Through Harmonic Experience In The Seventh Grade At Ritzville, Washington, Elmer A. Peters

All Master's Theses

Prior to the school year 1963-64, general music at Ritzville Junior High School was primarily music listening-oriented. There was an obvious need for a more balanced music program that included singing, playing instruments, creativity, listening, and rhythms to provide the students with a broader concept of music. A general music program was sought, therefore, that would offer a balance of the above activities, and one that would create more enthusiasm than was apparent in the previous course of study. The importance of this study will be twofold: to determine whether or not the method of teaching resulted in the students ...


Basic Cursive Writing: Development Of A Self-Instructional Program, Bobbie Nell Parson Aug 1964

Basic Cursive Writing: Development Of A Self-Instructional Program, Bobbie Nell Parson

All Master's Theses

The great majority of self-instructional programs which have been reported are concerned with the learning of cognitive material and/or perceptual skills. This study is concerned with the development and evaluation of a program teaching motor skills relevant to the learning of cursive writing. The accompanying perceptual skills are essentially of the visual and kinesthetic type.


Individualizing Instruction Through The Use Of Classroom Groups, Ardeth Rae Barnfield Aug 1964

Individualizing Instruction Through The Use Of Classroom Groups, Ardeth Rae Barnfield

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is twofold: first, to identify those problems classroom teachers meet when organizing groups within the classroom to provide for individual differences in rates of learning, instructional and/or personal needs, and interests; second, to develop some generalizations which are supported by the findings of educational research and experience, and which will give educators some guidance in the area of grouping for instruction.


A Survey Of Reading Methods Suitable For Use With Remedial Pupils, Louie W. Cava Aug 1964

A Survey Of Reading Methods Suitable For Use With Remedial Pupils, Louie W. Cava

All Master's Theses

This study will research and present a description of methods which may be used with those students who are having difficulty reading via the basal reader and phonetic approaches.


An Evaluation Of The Sra Reading Laboratory I-A Used As A Supplementary Reading Program In The First Grade, Doris R. Ayyoub Aug 1964

An Evaluation Of The Sra Reading Laboratory I-A Used As A Supplementary Reading Program In The First Grade, Doris R. Ayyoub

All Master's Theses

This study was conducted with a group of first grade children to ascertain the value of the SRA Reading Laboratory I-a when used as a supplement to the basic reading program. Comparisons were made with another group of first grade children who used an informal reading program as a supplement to the basic reading program.


The Effect Of Verbal And Nonverbal Reinforcing Stimuli On The Conditioning Of Word Choices, Barbara Jean Dafoe Aug 1964

The Effect Of Verbal And Nonverbal Reinforcing Stimuli On The Conditioning Of Word Choices, Barbara Jean Dafoe

All Master's Theses

The present study was undertaken to determine if a specific nonverbal reinforcing stimulus was more effective than a specific verbal reinforcing stimulus in bringing about a change in behavior in a verbal conditioning experiment.


A Descriptive Analysis Of The Youth Study Center Of Yakima, Washington, From 1957 To 1964, Julius Edwin Glover Aug 1964

A Descriptive Analysis Of The Youth Study Center Of Yakima, Washington, From 1957 To 1964, Julius Edwin Glover

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this paper to record the history of the Youth Study Center, showing how and why it came about, and how it now fits into the total school picture in Yakima.


“Weep You No More, Sad Fountains” An Original Choral Work Displaying Certain Archaic Compositional Devices, Ray Bert Johnson Aug 1964

“Weep You No More, Sad Fountains” An Original Choral Work Displaying Certain Archaic Compositional Devices, Ray Bert Johnson

All Master's Theses

A study of selected contemporary choral music revealed that modern composers, seeking new sounds, frequently use archaic compositional devices. The problem for the writer became the composition of an original choral work utilizing archaic devices.


Factors Involved In Establishing Power Mechanics In The Industrial Arts Curriculum At Morgan Junior High School, Ellensburg, Washington, Donald Wallace Mcinnis Aug 1964

Factors Involved In Establishing Power Mechanics In The Industrial Arts Curriculum At Morgan Junior High School, Ellensburg, Washington, Donald Wallace Mcinnis

All Master's Theses

In the teaching of industrial arts several problems are constantly encountered. Foremost of these is the necessary re-evaluation of the curriculum to provide a program which truly represents the rapidly changing industrial complex in our country.


The Effects Of Cultural Influences On Achievement In Language Usage, Robert Anderson Kellman Aug 1964

The Effects Of Cultural Influences On Achievement In Language Usage, Robert Anderson Kellman

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study (1) to evaluate the results of certain standardized achievement tests given in the Selah, Washington school system; and (2) to attempt to explain why this school district consistently produced a pattern of relatively low achievement in the area of language usage.


Microtine Rodents Of Kittitas County, Washington, James Alan Harbour Aug 1964

Microtine Rodents Of Kittitas County, Washington, James Alan Harbour

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study to determine the taxonomy, distribution, and ecology of four species of the genus Microtus and one species of the genus Lagurus found in Kittitas County. The species of Microtus are: Microtus montanus, Montane vole; Microtus oregoni, Creeping Vole; Microtus longicaudus, Long-Tailed Vole and Microtus richardsoni, Water Vole. The species of Lagurus is Lagurus curtatus, Sagebrush Vole.


A Study Of Oral And Written Reports To Parents At The Elementary And Junior High School Levels, Christopher Frederick Darling Aug 1964

A Study Of Oral And Written Reports To Parents At The Elementary And Junior High School Levels, Christopher Frederick Darling

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to (1) study the types of oral and written communication on the elementary level; (2) study the types of oral and written communication on the junior high level; (3) examine which of these two types have developed the better means of rapport through communication; and (4) develop better means of rapport on the junior high school level of Renton, Washington.


An Assessment Of The Current Status Of High School Psychology Teaching In The State Of Washington, G. James Mullen Jr. Aug 1964

An Assessment Of The Current Status Of High School Psychology Teaching In The State Of Washington, G. James Mullen Jr.

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the current status of high school psychology teaching in the State of Washington. Specifically, the paper attempted to gain information regarding course content, frequency, and objectives.


Criteria For Evaluating A Good Reading Program For Grades Five Through Eight From Research And Literature As They Apply To Battle Ground, Washington, Charles D. Strunk Aug 1964

Criteria For Evaluating A Good Reading Program For Grades Five Through Eight From Research And Literature As They Apply To Battle Ground, Washington, Charles D. Strunk

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to develop criteria that will help Battle Ground schools in planning their fifth through eighth grade reading program.


Inside Baseball, Dell Bethel Jul 1964

Inside Baseball, Dell Bethel

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to offer some remedial methods for correcting individual weaknesses or faulty techniques, using specific suggestions of experts in the game of baseball.


The Effect Of A Corrective Exercise Program On Ninth Grade Boys With Foot Deviations, Bill Hand Jul 1964

The Effect Of A Corrective Exercise Program On Ninth Grade Boys With Foot Deviations, Bill Hand

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of a corrective physical education program on ninth grade boys with orthopedic foot deviations and their performance on a motor ability test battery.


Fighting Forest Fires In The Western United States: An Educational Filmstrip And Manual For Teaching Forest Conservation, William Dale Moody Jun 1964

Fighting Forest Fires In The Western United States: An Educational Filmstrip And Manual For Teaching Forest Conservation, William Dale Moody

All Master's Theses

The author’s purpose in undertaking this project was to plan and produce a filmstrip and manual appropriate for informing people about the methods of forest fire control employed in the Western United States. The project was specifically intended to assist the teacher of forest conservation at the seventh grade level, but it should also prove useful in teaching at other levels.


Exploring Some Approaches To Expressive Drawing, Donald Leroy Simmons Jun 1964

Exploring Some Approaches To Expressive Drawing, Donald Leroy Simmons

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was (1) to further the pedagogic and artistic knowledge and skills of this candidate in the area of expressive drawing, (2) to formulate new approaches or modify existing approaches to drawing so as to lessen inhibiting attitudes and rigid procedures during the act of drawing and encourage spontaneous and expressive drawing on the candidate's part, (3) to indicate implications this study might have for other artists, art teachers, or students, and (4) to contribute to an area in which little information is available.


An Analysis Of Parent-Teacher Association Membership And Attendance, Michael Slater Cline Jun 1964

An Analysis Of Parent-Teacher Association Membership And Attendance, Michael Slater Cline

All Master's Theses

In order that the P. T. A. associations work out methods and techniques for improvement for the future, they must first ascertain the 2 existing conditions. In this respect, it was the purpose of the present investigation to discover certain factors associated with membership in elementary school P. T. A. units and utilize these to devise suggestions for the improvement of the Parent-Teacher units.


A Study To Determine The Impact Of Team Teaching On Pupil Achievement In A Fourth Grade Classroom, Morag M. Liboky Jun 1964

A Study To Determine The Impact Of Team Teaching On Pupil Achievement In A Fourth Grade Classroom, Morag M. Liboky

All Master's Theses

This study is undertaken in order to determine whether fourth grade children, taught in a school horizontally organized for team teaching, will achieve as well as, or better than, fourth grade children taught in a school horizontally organized on a self-contained classroom basis.


Sight And Sound On 8: A Filmed Presentation Depicting The Local Production Of An Eight Millimeter Magnetic Sound Film, Gerald Rodney Magelssen Jun 1964

Sight And Sound On 8: A Filmed Presentation Depicting The Local Production Of An Eight Millimeter Magnetic Sound Film, Gerald Rodney Magelssen

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to prepare an eight millimeter sound film which would demonstrate to educators how such a film could be locally produced.


An Evaluation Of The Automated Reading Program: First Steps In Reading For Meaning, Helen Elizabeth Schourup Jun 1964

An Evaluation Of The Automated Reading Program: First Steps In Reading For Meaning, Helen Elizabeth Schourup

All Master's Theses

There is an indicated need for a method that deals with the learning problem of each individual non-reading student. The TMI-Grollier Self-Tutoring Program, "First Steps In Reading for Meaning" offers the possibility of a solution to the problem of how to individualize instruction. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of this program to fulfill the indicated need.


Handbook Of Information For Caneyville Graded And High School, Kentucky Library Research Collections Jan 1964

Handbook Of Information For Caneyville Graded And High School, Kentucky Library Research Collections

Kentucky Library Research Collections

"The purpose of this handbook is to acquaint you with the activities of Caneyville High School and to help you realize the importance of honorable mannerisms and constructive actions as a student in good standing at Caneyville." Includes a SHORT HISTORY OF CANEYVILLE GRADED, HIGH AND NORMAL SCHOOLS