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Fort Hays State University

1961

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An Evaluation Of A Speed-A-Way Knowledge Test, Wendell Palmer Aug 1961

An Evaluation Of A Speed-A-Way Knowledge Test, Wendell Palmer

Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to perform an item analysis on a women's physical education test concerning speed-a-way. The analysis will determine the difficulty and discrimination of each individual item in the test. From this analysis it can be determined: (1) which items discriminate between the high and low ranking groups, (2) which responses in the multiple-choice and matching items do not function properly, and (3) which items in the test should be revised or disregarded in further measurement processes. METHODS OF RESEARCH: The subjects utilized in this study were 279 women students enrolled in the Fundamentals ...


Methods Of Assessing Child Growth, Jerry Jerome Mccollough Aug 1961

Methods Of Assessing Child Growth, Jerry Jerome Mccollough

Master's Theses

The purpose of this report is to review some of the available literature pertaining to methods of assessing child growth in the elementary and secondary schools. Since the administration of a child growth assessment program often becomes the responsibility of the classroom teacher, this report could be used as a guide in the selection of an assessment device.


Role Playing As An Approach To Parent Teacher Conferences, Dorothy Owen Aug 1961

Role Playing As An Approach To Parent Teacher Conferences, Dorothy Owen

Master's Theses

The two purposes of this study were first, to study parent conferences as a means of reporting pupil progress; and second, to obtain background material in order to write a play which could be used to depict parent-teacher conference techniques. The procedure followed included a survey of literature relating to parent-teacher conferences, the development of a list of principles, and the writing of a play utilizing these principles. The study reveals that older reporting methods cannot be utilized to report progress effectively in schools where opportunity is stressed for fullest development of the social, physical, emotional, and intellectual abilities of ...


A Comparative Study Of Secondary Teacher Education In The United States And Thailand, Sombat Sangrungruang May 1961

A Comparative Study Of Secondary Teacher Education In The United States And Thailand, Sombat Sangrungruang

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate and compare American and Thailand education for secondary school teachers, with an attempt to gain insight into the practices of the teacher education in the two countries, for the benefit of improvement of secondary teacher preparation in Thailand. A survey of literature pertaining to secondary teacher education was made. Supplementary information was obtained through a questionnaire from six secondary schools in Thailand. In addition, a number of bulletins from colleges in the United States were utilized to corroborate information gleaned from the literature. The findings were (1) professional education in the teacher ...