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  • Acquisition of the Hawaiian Islands : a step in the territorial and commercial expansion of the United States 

    Evans, Eldon Cobb, d. 1918 (University of Missouri, 1912)
    During the Middle Ages, the rulers of the countries of Europe were little interested in colonial or commercial expansion. The questions which interested them were those relating to the increase of the royal power or the ...
  • An age-grade census of Missouri rural schools 

    Harry, Bertram (University of Missouri, 1919)
    It is the problem of this study to make a diagnosis of the educational conditions in the rural schools of Missouri by means of the age-grade census, to compare these conditions with those of other school systems, to determine ...
  • Black alumni of the University of Missouri-Columbia : financial support as the mirror of attitudes 

    Roper, Paula LaJean (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2001)
    This study examined the attitudes toward the University of Missouri-Columbia of a sample of its Black alumni and whether their attitudes were reflected in their donor status. The Black Alumni Survey was used to assess the ...
  • Comparative rankings of normal school graduates and full course university students in the School of Education 

    Wiley, James Alvin (University of Missouri, 1917)
    There has been much difference of opinion as to which group of students ranks higher in university scholarship---those who enter the School of Education as normal school graduates or those who spend full four years on the ...
  • Cost records and reports for public schools 

    Shackelford, Horace Harvey (University of Missouri, 1913)
    What is the efficiency of the school system? This is the first question asked when a consideration of the money spent in the past, or what should be spent in the future, on that particular system, is taken up. To determine ...
  • A course in elementary high school biology within the students environment 

    Philpott, Charles Hughes (University of Missouri, 1915)
    This thesis is an attempt at the solution of a problem which has grown out of some discouragements and difficulties experienced in connection with three years of teaching biological sciences to first year high school ...
  • A critical review of the theory of education in Plato's Republic 

    Dalton, Sidna Poage (University of Missouri, 1914)
    Plato, in a sense, outlines two systems of education. He first states and, with a few minor changes, accepts the traditional education of the Greek people. Later he outlines an original system of his own which is to follow ...
  • Economical learning 

    Roth, Frederick George (University of Missouri, 1913)
    The great change in our economic life in the last decade has forced its demands for greater skill and more economical methods upon man in every walk of life. These demands have in part been met and satisfied, but much is ...
  • Effective cooperation between rural school patrons and the schools 

    Richards, Mabel Mary (University of Missouri, 1911)
    In 1909, ten states had commissions searching out the causes of the wretched condition of schools in the country and villages. While the city schools have improved their courses of study, erected fine buildings, and are ...
  • Elementary agriculture for city high schools 

    Hayes, Martin Luther (University of Missouri, 1913)
    The experience of teaching Agriculture in the high school for a number of years has impressed upon the writer the need of a more careful selection of material than is indicated by most of the text book in Elementary ...
  • Examining and certificating teachers 

    Edwards, John Crockett (University of Missouri, 1906)
    One of the first laws in the United States on the subject of examining and certificating teachers was passed in Massachusetts in 1826. It stated that the School Committees should ascertain the qualifications of the teachers ...
  • An experiment in the seventh grade of the Teachers college elementary school, University of Missouri, in the attempt to find a principle which would remedy some of the defects of the present elementary school curriculum 

    Horn, Ernest, 1882-1967 (University of Missouri, 1908)
    This thesis describes an attempt to remedy some of the defects of the modern elementary curriculum. That there were such defects has been felt by the author since he first taught in a rural school. As a result of courses ...
  • An experimental study of methods of teaching high school German 

    Clarahan, Mamie Margaret (University of Missouri, 1910)
    The purpose of this paper is to report some experimental work done in the University High School on the methods used and the results obtained in the first year's work in German. Since the methods used in this work are ...
  • Field work in high school geography 

    Wynkoop, Helen (University of Missouri, 1910)
    In order to make objective teaching the keynote in geography, field work must be its foundation. Field work, properly conducted, will develop a feeling of self-reliance in the pupil. In using text books as a mine from ...
  • First year reading 

    Thompson, Frank F. (University of Missouri, 1917)
    This thesis will concern itself with first year reading, and it will have the following aims: 1. To examine the subject matter of first year reading in order to see what values the literature presuppose the child capable ...
  • The function of literature in secondary education 

    Davis, Sheldon Emmor, b. 1876 (University of Missouri, 1909)
    No subject in the curriculum of the secondary school receives more attention than does literature. This was true in the days when it was to be found only in a foreign tongue and before complexity of interests had given a ...
  • Heredity and education 

    Eitzen, Meta Therese (University of Missouri, 1907)
    It is evident that there are two important factors in producing a man and making him what he is, one the endowment given him at birth, the other, the environment into which he comes. No one doubts that the natural endowment ...
  • High school records and reports 

    Garrison, Noble Lee, 1884- (University of Missouri, 1912)
    School reports published annually are compiled from the records and reports made during the school year, and unless there is something of uniformity in the records and reports kept by the various schools, the reports ...
  • Historical data in the study of present-day problems 

    Cornett, Guy Morgan (University of Missouri, 1912)
    Anyone who has read, in educational literature of recent years, the endless discussions as to what is the proper plan of studying history in the high school, or what is the chief aim of the study, whether history should ...
  • History of the academy in Missouri 

    Barton, Frank L. (University of Missouri, 1910)
    The demand for the academy in Missouri was the same as the demand for it in any other western state - a popular demand for secondary education. This demand was along several lines; first it was to inculcate special forms ...