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The Employers' Opinions On Navajo Student Employees During The Summer Of 1954, William V. Christiansen May 1955

The Employers' Opinions On Navajo Student Employees During The Summer Of 1954, William V. Christiansen

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The Intermountain School started in January of 1950, being converted from vacated arm hospital to a boarding school for Navajo students. Funds for the support of the school are appropriated by Congress through the Department of Interior and the Indian Bureau. The school is exclusively for Navajo students, and it grew as fast as facilities were remodeled and new buildings were constructed, until capacity was reached. During the first school year, 1950, there were enrolled 503 students. This has increased each succeeding year until capacity was reached in 1954-55 when 2,311 students were enrolled. The staff of the school ...


A Study Of Thirty-Five Parent-Teacher Conferences At The Elementary Training School, Utah State Agricultural College, Thomas A. Taylor May 1955

A Study Of Thirty-Five Parent-Teacher Conferences At The Elementary Training School, Utah State Agricultural College, Thomas A. Taylor

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

This study is an outgrowth of the cooperative efforts of the instructors at the Utah State Agricultural College Elementary Training School (Whittier). An attempt was made to show that the parent teacher conference is one of the best possible means of reporting pupil progress and growth.


An Analysis Of Factors In Reading Achievement Scores Of The Third And Sixth Grades Of Garfield County, Harvey D. Moore May 1955

An Analysis Of Factors In Reading Achievement Scores Of The Third And Sixth Grades Of Garfield County, Harvey D. Moore

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The problem of reading continuity through primary and intermediate grades in Garfield County has been one of growing concern to our supervisors and administrators for some time. It has been felt that, because of the high correlation of good reading and success of other school subjects, all possible effort should be made in developing a reading program which would insure continuous progress. The slow child would then be assured of meeting only school work of which he would be capable of doing.


A Study And Evaluation Of The Automotive Program At The Utah State Agricultural College, Ivan E. Lee May 1955

A Study And Evaluation Of The Automotive Program At The Utah State Agricultural College, Ivan E. Lee

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

As the graduates of colleges and universities receive their diplomas and leave their Alma Mater, a new and different challenge confronts them. Their problem now is not one of being free of the struggles of completing their education but rather the anticipation of what will be their success in the future. They feel that now they are qualified to take over new jobs and responsibilities for which they have been trained. Many will be successful in securing good positions in their respective fields (others may have to start at the bottom and gain their advancement through more learning while on ...


Educational Adjustment Of Ute Indians As Compared To The Mixed-Bloods, And Native Whites At Union High School Roosevelt, Utah, Darrell D. Atkinson May 1955

Educational Adjustment Of Ute Indians As Compared To The Mixed-Bloods, And Native Whites At Union High School Roosevelt, Utah, Darrell D. Atkinson

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Union High School is located in Roosevelt, Utah, on the Uintah and Duchesne county line. Students come to Union High School from an area of approximately 30 miles radius around Roosevelt. Included in this area is the Ouray and Uintah Indian reservation. There are approximately 125 full-blood and mixed-blood Indians who should be attending Union High School. The greater majority of these students live on the reservation named above.


Criteria For Evaluating Procedures And Techniques Used In Handling Supplies In The Farm Mechanics Departments In Utah High Schools, Clinton D. Zollinger May 1955

Criteria For Evaluating Procedures And Techniques Used In Handling Supplies In The Farm Mechanics Departments In Utah High Schools, Clinton D. Zollinger

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

A shortage of manpower during World War II and in the immediate years following, the war forced the American farmer into an era of mechanized agriculture. His investment in machinery tripled. With this evolution in farming additional training became necessary for the successful operation, care, and maintenance of his machinery. The farmer became, through no choice of his own, a mechanic. Many times, the success or failure of his farming enterprises was a direct result or how well he operated his costly farm machinery.


A History Of The Men's Physical Education Program At Utah State Agricultural College, Frank R. Tidwell May 1955

A History Of The Men's Physical Education Program At Utah State Agricultural College, Frank R. Tidwell

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

This study will present a historical review of the men's physical education program at Utah State Agricultural College from 1888 through 1954.

Specifically, it will give special attention to: (1) philosophy, (2) organization and administration, (3) leadership, (4) equipment and facilities, and (5) program.


A Study Of Instructional Practices And Recommendations Of Thirty-Five Successful Biological Science Teachers In The Secondary Schools Of Utah, Gerald H. Raat Jr. May 1955

A Study Of Instructional Practices And Recommendations Of Thirty-Five Successful Biological Science Teachers In The Secondary Schools Of Utah, Gerald H. Raat Jr.

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

This study is concerned with the teaching of biology in Utah secondary schools. It is based chiefly on analysis of: (1) the teaching procedures used by thirty-five teachers of biology in Utah who were designated by their principals as being outstanding teachers. and (2) the facilities and equipment these teachers think are essential.


A Comparative Study Of The Mexican-Indian Students In The Carbon County Schools, John C. Winn May 1955

A Comparative Study Of The Mexican-Indian Students In The Carbon County Schools, John C. Winn

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Often expressed claims which amounted to a general belief among many of the administrators of the schools of Carbon County were the stimulus for this study. The claims generally expressed were that the Mexican-Indian students of the schools did not have as good ability, did not achieve as well, were poorer attenders, caused a larger amount of difficulty and delinquency and did not adjust to the school society as well proportionately as their co-students of other nationalities. It was stated that while many nationality groups were represented in the school population, that other groups were oriented, assimilated and amalgamated into ...


Attitudes Of Ogden City Teachers Toward Merit Rating, Russell W. Carruth May 1955

Attitudes Of Ogden City Teachers Toward Merit Rating, Russell W. Carruth

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Many people have from time to time concerned themselves with the problem of the benefits and detriments that would accrue to the teaching profession if a merit rating system were to be adopted. One of the most notable is a two-part discussion resented by prominent educators in the field of public education in New York. This discussion is aimed at exposing the strengths and weaknesses of merit rating in general and, more specifically, as conducted in their own state.


A History Of The United States Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps, Raymond A. Stevens May 1955

A History Of The United States Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps, Raymond A. Stevens

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The problem: A historical study of the United States Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corus

Tragic as it may seem, every generation of Americans, without exception, has had to go to war. Americans, as hopeful and idealistic about peace as any people in history, have been forced into war three times in four decades—twice in the last one. When a great nation must choose between war and survival, there really is no choice. It must fight.


Parent Participation At Central School Of Brigham City, Utah, Elbert J. Anderson May 1955

Parent Participation At Central School Of Brigham City, Utah, Elbert J. Anderson

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Education today is in process; it is changing and developing toward a more efficient and effective way of accomplishing an adjusted and an informed citizenry in America. Dogma of the past yields slowly to the new. Tradition, apathy and inertia on the part of patrons and educators alike coupled with higher costs of better methods form a discouragingly slow team at times. In the field of education as with McCormick's reaper, it is not enough to have a better method or a more efficient tool. The consumer must be sold on the idea. He must be educated to the ...