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The Significance Of Religious Training In Relation To Personality Development, Walter Michael Schoedel Aug 1953

The Significance Of Religious Training In Relation To Personality Development, Walter Michael Schoedel

Master's Theses

Religion has played a vital role in the development of American culture. The church has been an integral part of the lives of the early settlers and of the foundations of American government. In the early days the church even maintained and controlled the entire educational system. The church has played an entire part in the development of communities throughout the nation.


A Survey Of School Supply Management Procedure In Certain Kansas Schools, Kenneth K. Kaufman Jul 1953

A Survey Of School Supply Management Procedure In Certain Kansas Schools, Kenneth K. Kaufman

Master's Theses

This study is concerned with the selecting, purchasing, storage and distribution of instructional school supplies. This area of the administrative activity was chosen for investigation, in part, because of the writers own interest and partly on the suggestion of the Kansas Council for the Improvement of School Administration. The specific problem with which this investigation is concerned is to determine if there are some common practices of selecting , purchasing, storage and distribution of instructional school supplies in use by administrators in Kansas and to make a contribution toward the improvement of present practices of administration of school supplies.


The Story Of The Central Normal College, Alice E. Unruh Jul 1953

The Story Of The Central Normal College, Alice E. Unruh

Master's Theses

The purpose of this thesis is to give the story of the Central Normal College at Great Bend from, 1886 to 1902. The idea of such a school took form and grew under the direction of a few people who anticipated the needs and desires of the pioneer settlers.


A Study Of Factors Influential In The Mobility Of Superintendents Of Fifty-Eight Common School Districts, State Of Kansas, 1953, Linford M. Bullock Jul 1953

A Study Of Factors Influential In The Mobility Of Superintendents Of Fifty-Eight Common School Districts, State Of Kansas, 1953, Linford M. Bullock

Master's Theses

The specific problem of this study is to isolate, if possible, the factors responsible for the mobility of superintendents. The over-all objective is to discover why the mean tenure of superintendents is short and the extent to which various factors weigh up on the situation.


A Study Of The Logical Method As Compared With The Rote Method Of Learning Spelling, George Mccauley Barrett Jul 1953

A Study Of The Logical Method As Compared With The Rote Method Of Learning Spelling, George Mccauley Barrett

Master's Theses

Since public education has become a privilege for everyone, there has been a gradual change in the school systems and teaching techinques. The ideas of school, the relationship of school to the overall development of the individual and how the child learns have been in the educational spotlight for the past few years.

Teachers and parents often can not understand the development or the mental and physical growth of children in their relationship to school work. In recent years studies have been made concerning the various aspects of the child's development in various subjects. As new facts and new ...


A Follow-Up Study Of The 1942 Graduates And The 1947 Graduates Of Jefferson High School, William Lorenzo Green Jul 1953

A Follow-Up Study Of The 1942 Graduates And The 1947 Graduates Of Jefferson High School, William Lorenzo Green

Master's Theses

It has long been an established fact that one of the most neglected factors in our program of secondary education is the lack of an effective follow-up program of the student after he leaves school. Such a program, carefully carried out and studied by those concerned with secondary education, can contribute much to determining the effectiveness of our high school program.


Influences Of Mobility On The Academic Progress Of Pupils In The Fourth And Sixth Grades Of Quantico Post Elementary School, Gladys Taylor Dollins Jul 1953

Influences Of Mobility On The Academic Progress Of Pupils In The Fourth And Sixth Grades Of Quantico Post Elementary School, Gladys Taylor Dollins

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine to what extent mobility­ of pupils at the elementary school level affects their academic achievement. Is there correlation between the number of moves and retardation in academic achievement?

It has boon the opinion of the teachers and administrators of the Quantico Post Elementary School that the pupils who are forced to transfer so frequently are handicapped by the many changes. They have found it necessary at all grade levels to do a great deal of individual work as they have found these pupils to be very retarded in specific skills and fundamentals.


The Progress Of The Life Adjustment Education Program In Kansas., Galen Munsinger May 1953

The Progress Of The Life Adjustment Education Program In Kansas., Galen Munsinger

Master's Theses

The particular problem of this thesis is to trace the growth of the Life Adjustment Education Program from two points of view: (1) national and (2) in the State of Kansas. In particular the purpose is to discover the extent that secondary schools in Kansas have inaugurated curriculum change of any sort to meet the challenge of the Life Adjustment Education program for Kansas youth.


How Television Is Affecting The Lives Of Sixth Graders In Kalamazoo – A Report From The Children, Calhoun May 1953

How Television Is Affecting The Lives Of Sixth Graders In Kalamazoo – A Report From The Children, Calhoun

Master's Theses

The Problem and Its Background

Audio-Visual Aids

The attention of children is attracted greatly to most of the objects and events they see and hear. Hence they become aware of their environments and learn chiefly through the experiences that come to them through the visual and auditory receptors. As a result educational programs are designed to take advantages of these facts. Audio-visual aids have therefore brought reality into the classroom by making maximal use of the audio-visual senses.

The extensive use of audio-visual aids in classroom teaching is in part evident in the number of motion-picture projectors in the high ...


A Study Of Safety Education In Secondary-School Shops (Grades 7-12) In Southwestern Michigan, Fillingham May 1953

A Study Of Safety Education In Secondary-School Shops (Grades 7-12) In Southwestern Michigan, Fillingham

Master's Theses

Chapter 1

The Problem and Its Background

The purpose of this study is (1) to obtain information concerning the organization, administration, and teaching of safety in the secondary-school shops and (2) to offer recommendations to serve as guides to secondary-school administrators, teachers and teacher-training institutions in handling the problem of safety.


A Sociometric Study Of Popularity And Academic Achievement In A Ninth Grade Class, Banks Apr 1953

A Sociometric Study Of Popularity And Academic Achievement In A Ninth Grade Class, Banks

Master's Theses

The Problem and Its Background

Introduction

It is common knowledge that education consists of more than training for academic achievement. It consists of teaching whole individuals how to live effectively in their social environments. Although it is almost impossible to teach them all the skills directly they can be helped to learn through experience a great number of them for themselves. These view-points with respect to the teaching of students are held not only by a great number of educational authorities but are also part of the educational practice of a great number of teachers. Jenkins, Shacter and Bauer1 ...


A Longitudinal Study Of The Leisure Activities Of A Group Of Intermediate Grade School Children In A Select Socio-Economic Area, Mary Madeleva Metten Jan 1953

A Longitudinal Study Of The Leisure Activities Of A Group Of Intermediate Grade School Children In A Select Socio-Economic Area, Mary Madeleva Metten

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Role Of The High School And Church In Preparing Young People For Marriage, Joseph Franklin White Jan 1953

The Role Of The High School And Church In Preparing Young People For Marriage, Joseph Franklin White

Master's Theses

On the basis of this study, it appears that the school and church can make a great contribution in preparing young people for marriage. This requires cooperation and coordination between the school and church in attacking the problem and finding a solution to it.