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Master's Theses

Fort Hays State University

1948

Student assessment

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Achievement In Physical Science In Relation To The Type Of High School Attended, Joseph A. Stremel Jul 1948

Achievement In Physical Science In Relation To The Type Of High School Attended, Joseph A. Stremel

Master's Theses

Certain standards set up oy the State Board of Education upon the recommendation of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction must be met by a class “ A” , “ B “ or " C" school. Administrators in class "A" and "B" high schools are required to hold a Kansas administrator's certificate, and this requirement must also be met by all administrators in class "C" schools by September 1 , 1952. At the present time, teachers in class “ A” schools must have at least fifteen semester hours of preparation in a teaching field , in class "B" schools at least twelve hours , and in class "C ...


Achievement Of Pupils At Upper Grade Levels In Russell County, Kansas, Lawrence C. Dillon Jul 1948

Achievement Of Pupils At Upper Grade Levels In Russell County, Kansas, Lawrence C. Dillon

Master's Theses

The use of tests and measurements has been fascinating to the writer through several years of school experience. How much pupils learn, whether they measure up to other pupils and in what fields of knowledge they excel have been questions to which the answers were always interesting. Therefore, when it became a possibility to use results of a state-wide testing program as thesis material it was at once accepted. The work has been interesting and the findings justify the labor involved, in the opinion of the writer.


The Relationship Of Reading And Spelling Ability At Various School Levels, Robert C. Richards Jul 1948

The Relationship Of Reading And Spelling Ability At Various School Levels, Robert C. Richards

Master's Theses

Current emphasis in spelling and reading appears to be on the unitary nature of the child's development especially in relation to the language arts. While the writer is interested in the analysis of reading abilities and spelling ability in order to determine the fundamental language abilities common to both skills, the specific problem of this investigation is to, "discover the consistency of the relationship of spelling and reading abilities of pupils from the fifth grade through the ninth grade inclusive". This relationship refers to the linear correlation relationship derived from the use of standardized tests. The particular phases of ...


The Measurement Of Retention Of Selected Terms In Constitution Textbooks For High Schools, Roy R. Hoff May 1948

The Measurement Of Retention Of Selected Terms In Constitution Textbooks For High Schools, Roy R. Hoff

Master's Theses

The problem of this thesis was to determine the extent of retention and understanding of selected terms found in certain textbooks in Constitution for Kansas high schools. Sophomores, juniors and seniors in high school were tested in a four - fold way: first, to ascertain the knowledge retained by students in each of three classes of high schools in Kansas; second, to determine how well students understand terms found in Constitution textbooks; third, to ascertain the extent of retention by boys and the amount retained by girls in each of the three school classifications; fourth, to discover the extent of correlation ...