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Computers And The School Principal, Paul Henry Nelson Jan 1988

Computers And The School Principal, Paul Henry Nelson

All Master's Theses

The presence of the microcomputer in society and education is on the increase. This study compared the expertise and use of computers by elementary principals, to the availability and attitudes of its implementation by the teaching staff. A questionnaire elicited data from principals and revealed that they indirectly influenced the increase of computer use by teachers by providing inservice opportunities, workshops, and courses, and directly influenced them by providing personal encouragement. Several recommendations were made concerning administrative use of computers.


The Cost To And The Public Relation Effects Of Federal Education Dollars To The Local School District, Raymond L. Cooper Jan 1983

The Cost To And The Public Relation Effects Of Federal Education Dollars To The Local School District, Raymond L. Cooper

All Master's Theses

The costs and public effects of using federal vocational education dollars in the local school district were studied. Twenty-five Washington school districts were randomly selected. Financial data were compiled and a survey distributed to these schools. The results showed increased use of federal vocational monies resulted in increased local administration, as school size decreased use of federal monies decreased, smaller schools spend more money per student, and local advisory committees feel that vocational education needs federal monies.


Relationship Between Systematic Planning At Community Colleges And Goal Agreement, Nancy Emily Stetson Jan 1980

Relationship Between Systematic Planning At Community Colleges And Goal Agreement, Nancy Emily Stetson

All Master's Theses

The relationship between systematic planning at community colleges and goal agreement among administrators was studied. Sixty-nine administrators at four community colleges were surveyed. The results showed that administrators at the two community colleges who perceived their institutions to be relatively more systematic in planning also perceived relatively smaller gaps between what were, and what should be the goals of their institutions. By this measure, community college administrators demonstrated a consistent and positive relationship between systematic planning and goal agreement.


A Study On Differentiated Staffing In The First Class Districts Of Washington State, Edward C. Tiegs Aug 1971

A Study On Differentiated Staffing In The First Class Districts Of Washington State, Edward C. Tiegs

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to examine the literature on differentiated staffing; (2) to determine the status of differentiated staffing in the first class districts of Washington State; (3) to compare the authorities' description of differentiated staffing to an actual pilot program implemented in Washington; (4) to determine the attitude of the certificated staff towards differentiated staffing in each building included in the study; (5) to determine if teachers and administrators in the buildings included in the study felt the differentiated staffing utilization of teachers improved instruction significantly more than was the case under traditional staffing; (6) …


A Follow-Up Study Of The Office Administration Cooperative Work Experience Enrollees At Big Bend Community College For The School Years 1964-65 To 1967-68, Mary Margaret Liebermann May 1971

A Follow-Up Study Of The Office Administration Cooperative Work Experience Enrollees At Big Bend Community College For The School Years 1964-65 To 1967-68, Mary Margaret Liebermann

All Master's Theses

Cooperative Work Programs of many types exist at different educational levels in the United States. Specifically, the Cooperative Work Programs in Office Administration have undergone a rapid increase in this country over the last decade. The national expansion of the two-year college system has added greatly to this growth as has the passage of the Vocational Act of 1963 and the Amendments of the Act in 1968. However, the lack of studies regarding the effectiveness of these programs, particularly at the two-year college level, indicates that an information and measurement gap exists in cooperative program information. Both college administrators and …


A Survey Of Selected Middle School Programs In Washington, Oregon, And California, Kenneth L. Van Diest Jan 1970

A Survey Of Selected Middle School Programs In Washington, Oregon, And California, Kenneth L. Van Diest

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to determine if the reasons for implementing middle schools have been justified by practice; (2) to determine the major problems principals have encountered with the middle school; and (3) to provide recommendations for school districts considering the adoption of a middle school program.