An analysis of string programs in the public schools of Massachusetts
Hammond, Donald C.
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Statement of the problem. It was the purpose of this study (1) to investigate the general activities and conditions of string programs in the public schools of Massachusetts through a survey based upon a random sampling of schools throughout the State, (2) to establish a theoretical ideal in relation to this area, and (3) to make an analysis of the existing conditions as compared to the theoretical ideal. It was intended to indicate to what degree string programs function in the schools, to describe the organizational practices of the programs, and in cases where string programs are of a limited scope or are non-existent, to present information concerning the reasons for these conditions. Sources of data. The questionnaire technique was used for the purpose of gathering data for this study. Communities throughout the State were organized into three groups according to population and one hundred and forty-one questionnaires were sent out to supervisors of music by means of a random sampling. Seventy-two, or fifty-one per cent, of the teachers contacted responded [TRUNCATED].
Thesis (M.M.)--Boston University.