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Semantic Differential Relationships As A Determinant Of Clustering, Burr R. Beckwith Aug 1969

Semantic Differential Relationships As A Determinant Of Clustering, Burr R. Beckwith

All Master's Theses

In the past, clustering research has focused primarily on the effect of pre-experimental associations and/or conceptual relationships on clustering in free recall. The present study marks a departure from this trend in that it was designed to determine under what conditions SD relationships among task-items would mediate clustering.


Retention Of Conservation Acquired By Instructional Methods, Eight Months After Termination Of Instruction, Wenden W. Waite May 1969

Retention Of Conservation Acquired By Instructional Methods, Eight Months After Termination Of Instruction, Wenden W. Waite

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

This study attempted to determine if subjects that had been instructed in the principle of conservation, maintained conservation after termination of instructions. Using subjects from kindergarten to third grade that had received instructions by use of both concrete example and mental imagery methods. Those S's that received instructions were compared with S's that had received no instructions. A test of conservation was administered to a total of 96 S's approximately eight months after termination of instructions to determine if the scores received on a test of those students that had received instructions exceeded those S's that ...


Comparison Of Methods Used To Predict Success In Ninth Grade Elementary Algebra, Sherry Slade May 1969

Comparison Of Methods Used To Predict Success In Ninth Grade Elementary Algebra, Sherry Slade

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

A study was conducted at North Cache Junior High School in Richmond, Utah, during the 1967-68 school year to determine an effective method of predicting which students would be able to succeed in algebra in the ninth grade. Eighth grade marks in mathematics, two algebra aptitude test scores, and student self-success ratings were compared with the final algebra grades to determine the best single predictor of success in algebra and to determine the best combined predictors of success.

The best single predictor of success in algebra was the student's final mark in eighth grade mathematics. The best combined predictors ...


Factors Associated With Adequacy Of Money Incomes Of Disadvantaged Families In Iowa, Shu Yuang Huang Jan 1969

Factors Associated With Adequacy Of Money Incomes Of Disadvantaged Families In Iowa, Shu Yuang Huang

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A Study Of The Utilization Of Selected Church Periodicals By Lds Seminary And Institute Of Religion Personnel, Dennis G. Murdock Jan 1969

A Study Of The Utilization Of Selected Church Periodicals By Lds Seminary And Institute Of Religion Personnel, Dennis G. Murdock

Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to compare the use of selected official and unofficial Church periodicals by Seminary and Institute personnel of the Church with the objectives and purposes of those periodicals. It was also to determine the relevancy of those periodicals to the department personnel and their students. The magazines studied were: The Improvement Era, The Instructor, Church News, Impact, Brigham Young University Studies, and Dialogue.

The most prevalent concern about all religious press in the ninteen-sixties has been their relevance to real life. This study discovered that there was a variety of opinions about the relevance of ...


Construct Validation Of A Language Inventory, Margaret Louise Cheney Drennan Jan 1969

Construct Validation Of A Language Inventory, Margaret Louise Cheney Drennan

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

Language is the all-encompassing term used in many places and having various denotations. For this reason language has uses, too. Oral language is used as a principal factor to determine cultural disadvantage and is the primary medium of instruction in the school setting. Language operates as the intangible aspect in measurements of intelligence. The term 'language development' is used whenever one refers to the merits of federally funded preschool projects and is accepted without definition while the counter term 'linguistics' brings confusion in the mind of many classroom teachers and administrators. Commercial materials carry the label "linguistic method" or a ...


A Study Of Personality Factors And Academic Achievement In The Elementary School, Judith P. Kuehn Jan 1969

A Study Of Personality Factors And Academic Achievement In The Elementary School, Judith P. Kuehn

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.