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Fort Hays State University

1963

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Procedures And Techniques For Conducting A Fort Hays Kansas State College Curriculum Evaluation In The Public Schools, Betty J. Aubel Aug 1963

Procedures And Techniques For Conducting A Fort Hays Kansas State College Curriculum Evaluation In The Public Schools, Betty J. Aubel

Master's Theses

The Educational Field Service at Fort Hays Kansas State College was organized to provide service to schools in western Kansas. Much of the research, calculation, and evaluation is done by graduate students under the guidance of college consultants and this paper is designed to show a step by step procedure of the processes involved in carrying out an Educational Field Service Survey. It is hoped that this report will be of particular value to those students working with the Fort Hays Kansas State College Educational Field Service but it may also offer suggestions for any studies requiring the conducting of ...


A Study In Individualized Reading With Nine- And Ten-Year-Old Pupils, Ruth Steinke Jul 1963

A Study In Individualized Reading With Nine- And Ten-Year-Old Pupils, Ruth Steinke

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to measure the effectiveness of individualized reading with a group or nine- and ten-year-old pupils. The study was carried out in the Fort Hays Kansas State College Summer Laboratory School. Subjects participating in the study were twenty-one nine- and ten-year- old pupils enrolled in the laboratory school. Initial and final reading tests were administered to determine (1) the approximate initial reading status of each pupil and (2) growth in reading skills occurring during the period of instruction. Throughout the five-week period continuous evaluative and diagnostic techniques were employed to secure data for improvement of ...


A Study To Predict The Success Of Students In Plane Geometry In Worland High School, In Worland Wyoming, Joseph S. Kienlen Jul 1963

A Study To Predict The Success Of Students In Plane Geometry In Worland High School, In Worland Wyoming, Joseph S. Kienlen

Master's Theses

The purpose of this report was to develop measurements that can be used for predicting success in Plane Geometry in the Worland High School. The specific purposes of this report were (1) to determine coefficients of correlation between Plane Geometry grades and Algebra I grades, between plane Geometry and Algebra II grades, between Plane Geometry grades and scores on the Orleans Geometry Prognosis Test, and between Plane Geometry grades and the scores on the Henmon-Nelson Test Mental Ability; and (2) to develop expectancy tables to predict the success of students in Plane Geometry. Since this is a report to predict ...


Factors Necessary In Developing A Functional Shop And Home Mechanics Course For Junior High Girls, Dale Fisher Jul 1963

Factors Necessary In Developing A Functional Shop And Home Mechanics Course For Junior High Girls, Dale Fisher

Master's Theses

The primary purpose of the investigation was to develop a functional shop and home mechanics course for junior high school girls. A secondary purpose was the determining of the grade level in which to present the course to junior high school girls. A questionnaire was used to gather data from seventy-two former girl students who had taken shop for at least one year during the school years 1952 through 1963. Fifty-two girls returned the questionnaire which was a response of 71.1 per cent. Eighty-five activities were included in the survey. This questionnaire was developed from a review of the ...


A Critical Analysis Of School Building Insurance, Arthur J. Krannawitter Jul 1963

A Critical Analysis Of School Building Insurance, Arthur J. Krannawitter

Master's Theses

The purpose of this report was to present information in regard to school building insurance. This study was planned to acquaint, through an exposition of available literature, administrators, school board members, teachers, and interested parties with the variables of school building insurance.


A Survey Of Materials Available For The Development Of A Handbook For School Custodians, Kenneth Habig Jul 1963

A Survey Of Materials Available For The Development Of A Handbook For School Custodians, Kenneth Habig

Master's Theses

The purpose of this report was to survey the literature available for the school custodian. In beginning the survey a request was mailed to the State Department of Public Instruction in each of the fifty states. The response indicated that a relatively small number of handbooks are made available to custodians by State Departments of Education. Of the forty-one replies received, only eighteen handbooks were received; five handbooks for custodians, and six handbooks on the operation and maintenance of the school plant. Seven replies were received from State Departments of Public Instruction which included materials for custodians such as leaflets ...


A Status Study Of Prospective School Administrators Graduated From Fort Hays Kansas State College, 1955-01/01/1960, Milford D. Messer Jul 1963

A Status Study Of Prospective School Administrators Graduated From Fort Hays Kansas State College, 1955-01/01/1960, Milford D. Messer

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine how many of the people who were prepared in school administration at Fort Hays Kansas State College during a six-year period have actually been employed in an administrative position. Among the questions to be answered by the study were the following: How many graduates were employed in administration? How many of these people had been administrators and were employed in other fields? Why did the graduates take courses in school administration? How many had no intention of becoming school administrators after completion of the work? Why had some graduates not entered the ...


A Study To Predict 01/01/1963-01/01/1970 Enrollments At Fort Hays Kansas State College, Rose Howard King Jun 1963

A Study To Predict 01/01/1963-01/01/1970 Enrollments At Fort Hays Kansas State College, Rose Howard King

Master's Theses

In this study, the problem was to predict enrollments at Fort Hays Kansas State College from 1963 to 1970, inclusive, so as to aid in preparing for future enrollments and to provide useful information for succeeding studies of this nature. The main prediction method employed in the study was founded on enrollments in the elementary and secondary schools in the geographical area of Kansas which supplies the College with the majority of its students. The College geographical area was limited to the forty-eight counties which sent fifteen or more freshmen to the College in a recent fall semester, since this ...


Determining The Relative Responsibilities For Educational Objectives In Four Selected Schools Of Western Kansas, Glenn D. Brown May 1963

Determining The Relative Responsibilities For Educational Objectives In Four Selected Schools Of Western Kansas, Glenn D. Brown

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the most important relative responsibilities of four selected schools in Western Kansas. An identification of the responsibilities for each of the participating schools was achieved through an analysis of a Relative Responsibility questionnaire. The questionnaire used consisted of sixty statements of desirable behavior of school students. The faculty and patrons of each school were requested to indicate the agency responsible for the achievement of each of the sixty statements. A review of the related material revealed that professional educators feel the school should be responsible for the development of: (1) a command ...


A Study Predicting Course Grade In English And Mathematics From Selected Subtests Of The Differential Aptitude Test And The American College Test In Plainville Rural High School, Ray Kurtz May 1963

A Study Predicting Course Grade In English And Mathematics From Selected Subtests Of The Differential Aptitude Test And The American College Test In Plainville Rural High School, Ray Kurtz

Master's Theses

The problem in this study was to find out how well the Differential Aptitude Test (DAT) and the American College Test (ACT) predict grades in English and mathematics at Plainville Rural High School. In addition it was intended to determine how much better two subtests used jointly would predict than would one subtest singly.