This collection features all master's theses produced by students at Central Washington University. For more information, please see the School of Graduate Studies and Research.

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Theses from 1968

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An Instructional Film Illustrating Leg Wrestling Moves, Counters, and Drills, VerNon Lyle Merkely

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An Experimental Analysis of Superstitious Behavior in College Males, Nancy Alice Metzler

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A Study Comparing the Understanding of Selected Principles of College Chemistry by Intermediate Grade Pupils in Ellensburg and Mercer Island, Washington, Geoffrey Wallace Mills

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Niche Differentiating Mechanisms in Two Sympatric Species of Swallows, David Thomas Moody

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A Survey of Small School Districts’ Junior High School Summer Program Offerings, Donald W. Moore

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A Series of Original Prints with the Human Image as an Important Compositional Element, John Paul Morgan

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A Study Assessing Changes Occurring in Kindergarten Children at Central School, Hoquiam, Washington, during the School Year 1967-1968 in Terms of Readiness and Academic Growth, Elizabeth Pinkley Morris

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A Study Measuring the Effectiveness of Visual Recall Provided by a Videotape Recorder in Teaching Golf Performance Skills, Rodney G. Morrow

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A Comparison of the Moral Judgements of Negro and Caucasian Children, Thomas Edward Mowry

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A Survey of the Basic Needs for Providing a Satisfactory Driver Education Program in Washington High Schools, Robert Charles Munson

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Mathematics Text Evaluation for the Intermediate Grades, Frank R. Naasz

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An Analysis of Washington State Elementary Teachers’ Attitudes toward Foreign Language Instruction in the Elementary School (Files), Thomas H. Nelson

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An Administrator’s Guide to Modular Scheduling in the Secondary Schools, Larry E. Norwood

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An Investigation of Five Basic Reading Programs at the Third Grade Level for Instruction in Contextual and Structural Clue Techniques of Word-Meaning Attack, Jeanne G. Nurding

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Geographic Variation in Dicamptodon Ensatus (Eschscholtz) with Notes on Life History and Zoogeography, Ronald A. Nussbaum

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A comparative Study of the Needs and Values of Prospective Teachers of Special Education and Regular Education, James H. Olson

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A Summer Conservation Education Program for Intermediate Grade Children, Alfred John Palm

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The Development and Evaluation of Six Eight Millimeter Cartridge Films and Study Guides on the Care and Maintenance of the Clarinet and Cornet or Trumpet, Marshall Richard Pancheau

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A Comparison of Two Methods of Teaching Place Value, Bruce Alan Pennington

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Beethoven’s an die Ferne Geliebte, Paul R. Piersall

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Subtraction - - Whole Numbers When the Minuend Contains Fewer Units Than the Subtrahend, Naida Ruth Pino

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Development of an Automated Program to Teach Auditory Discrimination, Lawrence A. Porter

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The Development of the Wenatchee Youth Circus as an Extra-Curricular Educational Experience, Paul K. Pugh

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A Study of Majolica Pottery Decoration, Robert Sutton Rae

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What Makes a Good Kindergarten?, Shirley Jean Riel

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A Study of the Attitudes of Public School Teachers in Chelan and Douglas Counties Regarding Teacher Evaluation for Merit Pay Purposes, Gerald Stewart Robertson

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On Semigroup Rings, Lawrence Paul Runyan

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An Historical Study of the Solo Concerto Cadenza, Toni Christine Rydman

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Preparation of Phenylsulphur Chloride Tetrafluoride, Dennis T. Sauer

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A Comparative Study of a Linguistic and a Traditional Approach to Spelling, Dale Henry Sayler

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Handedness and Dominance Patterns of Normal and Mentally Retarded Children, Robert Henry Schreindl

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An Identification of Factors Associated with the Current Elementary Music Program in the Bellevue Schools, Carol Rogel Scott

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A Comparison of Academic Achievement Between Slow Learning Grouped and Non-grouped Seventh Grade Students in West Puyallup Junior High School, William George Selig

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Comparative Study of the Effect of Creative Dramatics on Listening Achievement, Alice L. Setzer

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Window Condensation: The Apparent Causes and Remedies, Roy Lester Simmons

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Follow-up Study of Business Education Proficiency Card Holders That Have Graduated from Nathan Hale High School, Seattle, Washington, 1965, 1966, 1967, Donald T. Smith

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A Guide for Introducing Power Mechanics into the Yakima Public Junior High Schools, James L. Smith Jr.

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A Study to Determine the Effect of Picture Interpretation on the Achievement of Culturally Deprived Second Grade Pupils, Jane Henriksen Smith

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An Analysis of County and Community Resources Available for Social Studies and Science Classes in the Bisbee, Arizona, Area, Lulu G. Smith

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A Comparison of Certain Creativity and Personality Variables, Carol Jeanne Stevens

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An Investigation of the Inter-relationship of Library Aptitudes and Library Skills Instruction at Central Avenue School, Tacoma, Washington, Dorothy Louise Sturdivant

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A Study of Prevocational Students’ Vocational Choices Versus Actual Job Attainment and Social Adjustment Versus Employability for Educable Mentally Retarded, Ralph Summers Jr.

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A Survey and Evaluation of Creative Writing through the Media of Individualized Movies in the Seventh Grade, Loy Victor Sutton

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A Series of Original Paintings in Water Soluble Paint Employing Mixed Media and Experimental Techniques, E. Wayne Swanson

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A Survey of First Year Elementary Teacher Attitudes Regarding Supervision and Evaluation Practices of Their Principals, Larry L. Thomas

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A Survey of Teachers’ Attitudes Regarding the Effectiveness of the Nongraded Elementary School, Merton L. Thornton

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The Basis of Angolan Nationalism, Albert V. Vandenberg

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Transformational Grammar and Problems of Syntactic Ambiguity in English, Shirlie Jeanette Verley

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Validity Coefficients, Norm Tables, and Expectancy Tables Based on Central Washington State College Students’ Performance on the Washington Pre-College Tests, Kathleen Elizabeth Wall

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What Constitutes a Good P.T.A. Program, William Earnest Watson

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A Pilot Study Measuring the Effect of the Video Tape Recorder in Improving Student Teacher Auditory and Overt Behavior Performance Skills During Their Student Teaching Experience, Robert Charles Wiley

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Teaching Reading to the Educable Mentally Retarded at the Junior High Level Through Music and Rhythms, John Ernest Wollenweber Jr.

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Integration of Library Skills With the Teaching of the Common Curriculum, Vernie M. Young

Theses from 1967

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Effects of the Chemical Pesticides DDT and Sevin on Rabbits, James Allen Alban

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Preliminary Studies on the Mechanism of the Rupe Reaction, Ann D. Anderson

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Growth Response of Soil Algae to Tordon 101 Mixture, Jon Hans Arvik

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The Financing of Outdoor Education in Eight Public School Districts of Washington State, Jan Ernesto Baldi

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The Effectiveness of the Presentation and Removal of Money as Reward and Punishment in a Paired-Associate-Constant Order Learning Task, John B. Baughman

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The Development of Self-Teaching Aids for Library Skills for Morgan Junior High School, Reva Dale Bayless

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A Survey and Comparison of Current Follow-Up Practices and Curriculum in Special Education Programs in the State of Washington, Richard Beaudreau

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Visual and Expressive Form Qualities Attainable in Thrown Pottery Vessels by Use of Various Lips and Feet, Kirby William Benson

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A Follow-Up Study of Business Education in the Public High Schools in the State of Washington, Myrline Widner Billings

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Wrestling Refereeing Illustrated: An Instructional Sound Filmstrip Designed for Use in the Physical Education Class, the Intramural Program, the Interschool Wrestling Team, and the Referees’ Association, Alfred Bourque

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The Effect of Shifts in Reward Magnitude and Changes of Schedule of Reinforcement on Resistance to Extinction, Richard James Boylan

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Financing the Athletic Program in the New High Schools in the State of Washington, Gary H. Brines

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A Scale for Assessing Self-Concept of Perception of Independence in Learning and Its relationship to Underachievement in Intermediate Grades, Michael L. Clark

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Evaluation of the Short Sternum as Diagnostic Evidence for Trisomy-E, Frank George Deeter

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A Proposal for the Organization and Development of the A. C. Davis Senior High School Learning Resources Center, Donna Delchambre

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A Study of the Effects of the Italian Influence on the Vocal Literature of Handel for the Purpose of Proper Interpretation, Francis Gene DeMiero

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An Analysis of “Little Bat” in the Opera Susannah, James William Dewey

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The Distribution of Three Taxa of Peromyscus in Central Washington, Gay Harold Engelsen

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Some Fossil Mollusks of Yakima County, Washington, Raymond Deane Foisy

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A Survey of the Relative Merits of All-Weather Tracks and Traditional Tracks, Elwood Paul Furseth

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An Investigation of Teachers’ Attitudes Toward Certain Aspects of the High School Principal’s Role, William Douglas Garrison

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Suggestibility and its Relationship to Instructional Set in Serial Learning, Richard Walter Giroux

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Analysis Regarding Parental Knowledge of Services for the Mentally Retarded, Stanley F. Gomulkiewicz

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A Survey of Small School Instrumental Music Curriculums and Performance Activities in the State of Washington, Harold Dennis Greig

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The Effect of Continuous – and Partial Reinforcement on the Choice Behavior of Rats, Philip S. Hall

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The Administration of the Counseling Program in the Junior High Schools of Yakima, Washington, Gregg E. Hals

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Evaluation of the Non-Graded Primary Reading Program at Munich Elementary No. 1, Charles R. Hammill

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An Evaluation of Commonly Used Speech Articulation Tests From the Standpoint of a Public School Therapist, Donna M. Harris

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A Creative Project in Printmaking Dealing With the Production of a Series of Original Prints Using Multiple Plates Printed in Relief and Intaglio Techniques, Gregory Wallace Hawkins

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Meaningfulness and Similarity as Determinants of Verbal Retention, Walter S. Heins

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Bayes’ Theorem: A Model for Human Probability Estimate Revision, William H. Hickok

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Relationship Between Perceptual Mode and Reading Ability in College Students Enrolled in a Reading Improvement Program, Mildred Norene Higgins

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Pigments of the Crinoid Florometra Serretissima, Guy Allen Howard

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Attitude Change in Student Teachers and Its Relationship to Cooperating Teachers’ Ratings of Student Teachers, Dennis Charles Hudson

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A Comparative Study of the Self Concept of Mentally Retarded Children in Special Classes with the Self Concept of Mentally Retarded Children in Regular Classes, Kathryn F. Imus

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The Case Study a Technique for the Diagnosis of Reading Disability, Barbara Jensen

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A Comparative Analysis of the Academic Achievement of the Athlete and Non-Athlete in the Junior High School, Burlan Richard Johnson

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Creating an Aesthetic Construct Drawing From Contemporary American Behavior and Borrowing Characteristics from Persian Paining of the Fourteenth, Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries, Peter Christian Wesley Jorgensen

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A Survey of the Effectiveness of Grouping by Reading Ability at the Elementary Level, Brian Glenn Kelley

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A Questionnaire Survey of Physical Education Programs for Boys in the Public Schools of the State of Washington, Donald David Knowles

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The Relationship between Criteria for Admittance to the Teacher Education Program and Performance in Student Teaching at Central Washington State College, James Preston Koch

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A Study of the Relationship Between the Usage of Communication Media and Passage of Levies in School Districts in the State of Washington, Allan Edward Korvola

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A Study of Selection, Duties, and Responsibilities of the Television Teacher, Robert Dean Larsen

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An Evaluation of the Physical Education Instructional Programs of Selected Community Colleges in the State of Washington, Hazel M. Leland

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The Effect of Electroconvulsive Shock Following One-Trial Avoidance Learning in the Rat, Richard H. Lovely

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The Improvement of Perceptual Ability for Educable Mentally Retarded Children Through the Use of Gymnastics, Victor W. Lowe

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A Flexible Music Schedule for a Small High School, Frederick H. Malcolm