The purpose of the investigation was to develop a profile of characteristics,
perceptions and expectations of high school students involved in the Washington Tech
Prep in Agriculture Statewide Articulation Program (TPAG). The investigation
involved nine individual interviews, the responses of 165 students to a forced response
survey instrument, and a...
The purpose of this study was to investigate the need for an
academic transition program at the beginning of the high school
experience for 90 to 100 critical - need ninth grade students at
North Thurston High School in Lacey, Washington. Opinions of ninth
and twelfth grade high school students...
This study was concerned with identifying the program activities
and resources believed necessary to support a districtwide, comprehensive
school health instruction program and investigated the perceptions
of an expert committee composed of persons involved in
school health instruction in the State of Washington.
A questionnaire, developed after extensive review of...
Contextual teaching is emerging as an important concept in education reform
efforts. This field study attempts to clarify the concept of contextual teaching by defining
and identifying characteristics found in the research literature, experienced teacher
observations and practices, and students' views of contextual teaching.
The foundation for this field study...
The major purpose of this study was to assess changes
in behavioral understanding and attitudes students may have
experienced in association with their participation in a
high school child development course. In addition, assessments
were made of changes in subject's perceptions cf:
1) marriage role expectation, 2) self-concept, and 3)...
Evidence supporting the contribution of American high school
curricula to student transition from school to work was inconclusive.
Social science research indicated that high school programs had little
effect upon student achievement after leaving school. This study
developed a model to identify factors that influence the transition
from school to...
The investigative study of female teacher leadership at the high school was undertaken to reveal women's leadership roles as they exist and to examine the potential for increasing women's voices in the educational world. The study further desired to identify support systems that could be enhanced to promote and sustain...
A large amount of research has been conducted that establishes that students
of all ages hold conceptions about a variety of science topics that are not in line
with accepted scientific beliefs. These preconceptions have been identified in a
variety of ways in research situations; this study focused on how...