Date of Award


Degree Type

Master's Essay - Restricted

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



First Advisor

Robert C. Craig

Second Advisor

Roman A. Bernert


The importance of education both in its quantitative and qualitative aspects is more pressing today than ever before. As a result, the educational profession is under great pressure to increase its productivity. The profession is being asked to train the mass of our young people to higher standards than ever before, to put an end to conditions that are responsible for drop-outs, and to develop techniques to re-educate those adults whose education is either inadequate or obsolete. But there are many obstacles to be overcome in the accomplishment of those goals. The following are some of them: the limited supply of trained teachers; shortage of facilities; lack of adequate techniques; and lack of institutions.