Date of Award

Summer 8-1-1961

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



First Advisor

Donald J. Murphy

Second Advisor

Agnes M. Levorsen

Third Advisor

J. Becker


One of the purposes of this study was to find if the use of resource persons is a valuable and sound method of teaching. Another purpose was to find the values of such teaching to the child, to the teacher and to the parent. Is it a justifiable technique for developing the purposes and reaching the goals of a well planned social studies program? Another purpose was to expose the problems involved in the use of this method and to try to solve at least some of them.