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Relationship Between Attribution And Conditions Of Reward In Children, Rhonda Miles May 1981

Relationship Between Attribution And Conditions Of Reward In Children, Rhonda Miles

Graduate Theses

Thirty-eight third grade students were given the Intellectual Achievement Responsibility (lAR) Questionaire in order to determine their internal and external attribution scores. From those scores, 28 subjects were chosen to test the hypothesis by performing two separate but related tasks under the conditions of self-and external rewards. A correlation using the Pearson Product- Moment Correlation Coefficient was computed in order to determine the relation between the subject's attribution level and performance under different conditions of reward. The results showed a higher relationship between attribution and self-reward when self-reward followed external reward. A Chi square test was also computed to determine …


The Development Of A Model School Policy Manual For The Morehead, Kentucky Rowan County School System, Karen Johnson Slone Apr 1981

The Development Of A Model School Policy Manual For The Morehead, Kentucky Rowan County School System, Karen Johnson Slone

Morehead State Theses and Dissertations

An applied project submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Education Specialist at Morehead State University by Karen Johnson Slone on April 29, 1981.


Administrative Involvement In The Tower Hill Building And Renovation Project, James A. Gray Jan 1981

Administrative Involvement In The Tower Hill Building And Renovation Project, James A. Gray

Masters Theses

This study was written with the hope that it would be useful to both novice and experienced administrators. Both can use the experience and knowledge obtained from this study about another district's building and renovation project. Covered in a short and brief manner are the many facets of a building and renovation project that took place in the 1980-81 school year. This project took place in Tower Hill, Illinois, a small, rural community in south central Illinois. The cost of the project was approximately $750,000. It involved the building of a new gymnasium and the renovation of the old gymnasium …


An Analysis Of A Building Bond Referendum, Daniel L. Meyer Jan 1981

An Analysis Of A Building Bond Referendum, Daniel L. Meyer

Masters Theses

The decision regarding student housing is one which will affect every school board and administrator. Decisions made by the people involved will affect the community for generations. Making economically feasible and educationally sound decisions regarding student housing is most difficult, especially when one considers many of the variables involved with decisions of this type. Some of the variables researched for this successful building bond referendum were: enrollment patterns, birth rates, cohort survival rates for the district and enrollment projections.

The researcher was involved with the facility study committee during the period of time the information was being collected. Once the …


The Assistant Principal Of Operations Position, Phillip S. Reasor Jan 1981

The Assistant Principal Of Operations Position, Phillip S. Reasor

Masters Theses

The researcher's field study experience was serving an internship with Phil Smith, Assistant Principal of Operations at Danville High School in Danville Consolidated School District #118, Danville, Illinois.

The purpose of the internship was to become more familiar with the duties and responsibilities of the Assistant Principal of Operations at Danville High School. The following report consists of four chapters, which are listed below with a short summary of each.

Chapter I is the Introduction. The Introduction explains the researcher's rationale for selecting the Assistant Principal of Operations position for an internship. Also included in Chapter I is the procedure …


A Field Study Experience With A High School Business Administrator, William A. Murray Jan 1981

A Field Study Experience With A High School Business Administrator, William A. Murray

Masters Theses

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

The purpose of this field study is to gain experience and knowledge of the duties of a business administrator of a school district.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

The specialist candidate will be working with the business administrator of Centralia High School during the second semester of the 1980-1981 school year. Centralia High School is a secondary school district with an enrollment of 1500. The person will aid the business administrator with the following duties:

  1. Working with the school budget
  2. Updating the inventory of property and equipment.
  3. Supervision of non-certified staff
  4. Scheduling of rental of school facilities and equipment …


A High School Mini-Course Program, Darrell Dean Tucker Jan 1981

A High School Mini-Course Program, Darrell Dean Tucker

Masters Theses

Most schools are designed for adults, for the comfort and convenience of faculty and administration. The faculty is divided by the administration into specified areas of the facility and given tasks for which they are specifically trained. This has been the traditional method of educational instruction.

One of the major responsibilities of the principal is that of educational leader in instruction. The effective principal must be constantly in search of methods of improving instruction.

An important program has been implemented at Windsor High School. This program is designed to enrich the traditional curricular offerings. The program is called the mini-course …


The Development Of A Faculty Handbook For Washington Elementary School, Richard D. Nicolas Jan 1981

The Development Of A Faculty Handbook For Washington Elementary School, Richard D. Nicolas

Masters Theses

Washington Elementary School is located in Pana, Illinois, and is a part of the Pana Community Unit School District No. 8. At present, Washington School serves 378 students with twenty-four faculty members.

The purpose of this study is to develop a faculty handbook which will be used to inform new teachers, as well as tenured teachers, what is expected of them. The handbook will serve as an important tool for the orientation process of new staff members. It will also be beneficial to both the beginning and the experienced administrator. For the new principal, it will serve as a device …


The Public School Superintendent In The Administration Of Schools, Chuka J. Ezekigbo Jan 1981

The Public School Superintendent In The Administration Of Schools, Chuka J. Ezekigbo

Masters Theses

The title of this thesis which is, "The Public School Superintendent in the Administration of Schools," deals with the roles of the superintendent in the selection and evaluation of school personnel, administration of schools, budgeting, physical plant and maintenance. It also deals with the problems which a superintendent encounters in the running of schools.

This thesis makes it clear that the superintendent's power to manage is derived from the school board, so his power in the exercise of duties is the perogative of the school board. As a chief executive of the school administration, he has some aides which are …


Middle School Interscholastic Athletic Handbook, Jim Deremiah Jan 1981

Middle School Interscholastic Athletic Handbook, Jim Deremiah

Masters Theses

The major purpose of the Field Experience paper was to provide basic and specific information necessary to deal with matters concerning the middle school interscholastic athletic program. The paper includes a Log of Activities stating where the information was obtained. The Field Experience paper includes a handbook to be used by athletic supervisors as they plan programs of interscholastic athletics for their schools.

The handbook presents administrative information needed by the athletic supervisor as the handbook outlines the role and responsibilities of the athletic supervisor in dealing with matters of finance, budget, hiring of game personnel and officials, and other …


Selected Characteristics Of The Iowa Elementary Principalship, 1980-81, Dennis A. Heth Jan 1981

Selected Characteristics Of The Iowa Elementary Principalship, 1980-81, Dennis A. Heth

Dissertations and Theses @ UNI

The purpose of this study was to provide current information and analyses of selected characteristics of Iowa elementary principals for the 1980-81 school year. Data concerning the current status of Iowa elementary principals was sought by the Iowa Association of Elementary and Middle School Principals.

The study reported data available from Iowa, other individual states and the nation. Comparisons were made of data provided from this study and those previously reported.

Data was collected by means of a questionnaire sent to 225 persons listed as elementary principals with the Iowa Department of Public Instruction. For comparative purposes, the data was …