Document Type


Date of Degree Completion

Spring 1970

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)

Committee Chair

J. Wesley Crum

Second Committee Member

James Monasmith

Third Committee Member

Lloyd M. Gabriel


It was the purpose of this investigation (1) to make a study of the Oriental Studies content suggested in textbooks, curriculum guides, and "new social studies programs" used extensively in elementary schools in the state of Washington, and (2) to develop suggested Oriental Studies content for elementary schools, with particular grade level specifications, keeping in mind the changing social structures of our society.


Note: The terminology present in this thesis is a product of its time and may be seen as racist or culturally insensitive by today's standards.