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An Investigation Of The Status Of Professional Requirements For Counselors In Twelve Selected Southern States, Marie N. Morris Aug 1963

An Investigation Of The Status Of Professional Requirements For Counselors In Twelve Selected Southern States, Marie N. Morris

Master's Theses

In the school of today the administrator and the teachers are not able to offer students and parents all the assistance they need; as a consequence, the school must provide guidance survives. Because there is a national urgency to identify and develop the talents of these students, well-organized guidance services are needed.

Today, technology and automation have lifted guidance out of the merely "desirable" category, and made it in an urgent, basic need for social and economic survival. This is a new and exciting age with special opportunities for the educated, and corresponding risks for those whose education is inadequate ...


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 Survey Of The Leave-Of-Absence Policies Of The State Of Virginia, It's Local School Divisions, And Other States, John Richard Kopko Jul 1963

A Survey Of The Leave-Of-Absence Policies Of The State Of Virginia, It's Local School Divisions, And Other States, John Richard Kopko

Master's Theses

When a teacher accepts a position, he agrees to be with his puils each day that school is in session. Yet at times, it is justifiable that a teacher be absent from his regular teaching duties. Hence, it is important that a provision for teacher leaves-of-absence be included in the personnel policies of every school system.

It is legitimate to ask whether the leaves-of-absence provisions provided by the State of Virginia and its counties and cities are adequate. This thesis is intended to compare the policies of the State and its counties and cities with the policies of the other ...


A Study Of The Significance Of Certain Factors Of The Home Environment As Related To The Reading Success Of Students In The First Grade In An Eastern Virginia School, Elaine Brinsfield Hughes Jul 1963

A Study Of The Significance Of Certain Factors Of The Home Environment As Related To The Reading Success Of Students In The First Grade In An Eastern Virginia School, Elaine Brinsfield Hughes

Master's Theses

In the American culture, learning to read holds as great a significance as learning to talk. It is generally expected that every child will be ready to read in the first grade of elementary school.

Reading readiness means different things to different people. Some regard it only as an expression of interest or purpose. Others describe it with emphasis upon either general or physical maturation . Still others believe that readiness depends upon information or abilities developed during educational experiences.

The Purpose of the study: Reading instruction in American schools proceeds on the thesis that there are common experiences ...


The Teaching Of Succession Through The Use Of Pond Infusion Cultures, Cole Jul 1963

The Teaching Of Succession Through The Use Of Pond Infusion Cultures, Cole

Master's Theses

Chapter I

Introduction

The approach to teaching biology for general education is significant. In a course of this nature, the learning of biological principles should be of primary concern. It is hoped that such principles then will lend themselves to the understanding and use of the scientific approach to everyday happenings. To do this, however, requires that the teacher use the inductive method for developing an understanding of the principles, and the deductive method for applying them.

Planners of these basic biology courses attempt to define areas of real concern and interest to students. Having defined these areas, the planners ...


A Study Of Time Management – By A Selected Group Of Employed Homemakers, Skrocki Jul 1963

A Study Of Time Management – By A Selected Group Of Employed Homemakers, Skrocki

Master's Theses

Chapter I

The Problem and Definition of Terms Used

During recent years there has been a steady increase in the number of homemakers employed full-time outside their homes. When a homemaker resumes dual responsibilities she is faced with an increased need to manage her time well in order to meet the family needs as mother, wife, and homemaker plus meeting the employers expectations of an employee. There has been much speculation concerning time management by these employed homemakers, but there was very little available research on this areas of management.

The Problem

Statement of the Problem. The purpose of this ...


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.


Case History: Some Responses Of Teachers To Their Major Challenges In A Changing Neighborhood Elementary School, H. Sumner Brown Jan 1963

Case History: Some Responses Of Teachers To Their Major Challenges In A Changing Neighborhood Elementary School, H. Sumner Brown

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


An Analysis Of Types Of Guidance And Counseling Services Performed By Selected Secondary School Classroom Teachers In The Public Schools Of Kentucky, Thomas Valentine Busse Jan 1963

An Analysis Of Types Of Guidance And Counseling Services Performed By Selected Secondary School Classroom Teachers In The Public Schools Of Kentucky, Thomas Valentine Busse

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Age And Grade Status Factors In Relation To Achievement In Children Grades 3-8, Charles E. Sherman Jan 1963

Age And Grade Status Factors In Relation To Achievement In Children Grades 3-8, Charles E. Sherman

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Team Teaching In A High School Science - Chemistry, Michael Lawrence Agin Jan 1963

Team Teaching In A High School Science - Chemistry, Michael Lawrence Agin

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Study Of The Richmond College Conditional Admissions Program, James Milton Wilson Jan 1963

A Study Of The Richmond College Conditional Admissions Program, James Milton Wilson

Master's Theses

This study traced the history of the SS&If Program at Richmond College from its inception in the early 1950's to the beginning of the 1962 fall semester. It was found that the program has not only assisted the Admissions Committee in giving doubtful applicants with potential a chance to qualify for admission, but also it has been of assistance in holding admissions standards high in a time when enrollment was needed. Also it has value as a public relations measure in handling doubtful applicants highly recommended by constituents of the college. While the economic factor was linked to ...


Some Effects Of Variation In Testing Procedure On Physical Fitness Test Scores, Nancy Shields Alexander Jan 1963

Some Effects Of Variation In Testing Procedure On Physical Fitness Test Scores, Nancy Shields Alexander

Master's Theses

For the past five years physical education programs in Richmond area secondary schools have placed considerable emphasis upon physical fitness testing. The majority of the schools are ut ilizing a test battery published by the American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. Results of these tests are utilized to compare one student with another and to compare one school withanother. These comparisons are made known to the students and to the public. The basis for comparison is a set of national norms developed by the AAHPER .

It has recently come to the attention of some physical education instructors in ...


A Study Of In-Service Education Practices In Virginia To Stimulate Professional Growth And The Improvement Of Instruction, Faye Lowry Cauley Jan 1963

A Study Of In-Service Education Practices In Virginia To Stimulate Professional Growth And The Improvement Of Instruction, Faye Lowry Cauley

Master's Theses

The constant changes in education require a etcher to increase in professional growth and to be constantly changing his methods and techniques in order to teach today's children. In-service education plays an extremely important role in quality education and must constantly change in order to provide for the changing teachers.


A Study Of The Physical Fitness Program In The Albert H. Hill School, Thomas Costas Stavredes Jan 1963

A Study Of The Physical Fitness Program In The Albert H. Hill School, Thomas Costas Stavredes

Master's Theses

Throughout the years the story of man's development has been one of long continuous change. Thousands of years ago primitive man lived without the use of fire, tools or language. Gathering his food and other necessities, he was at the mercy of the cold, the wind, the rain and other dangers harmful to his existence. This individual came to realize that in order to survive he had to be fit--fit in the sense of meeting successfully any situation of hardship or danger as well as any other experience harmful to his existence. To him fitness was necessary for survival ...


A Study Of The Recent (1958 And 1960) Educational Reforms In Communist China, Chii-Ming Hwang Jan 1963

A Study Of The Recent (1958 And 1960) Educational Reforms In Communist China, Chii-Ming Hwang

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Problem Areas Of The Undergraduate Resident Students At Loyola University, Where They Go For Help And Why, Elizabeth Hickok Langley Jan 1963

Problem Areas Of The Undergraduate Resident Students At Loyola University, Where They Go For Help And Why, Elizabeth Hickok Langley

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The History Of Portland's Secondary School Guidance Programs, With Special Reference To Provisions For The Gifted Child, Athlyn Rose Petey Jan 1963

The History Of Portland's Secondary School Guidance Programs, With Special Reference To Provisions For The Gifted Child, Athlyn Rose Petey

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.