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Master of Science (MS)




The purpose of this study is to test the comparative success of the Functional Method of teaching shorthand in developing transcription ability, accuracy of writing shorthand vocabulary, shorthand penmanship, and shorthand reading ability. The problem is limited to the results of the experiment as conducted in the Northeast Experimental Junior College of Kansas City, Missouri.


viii, 73 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm; Includes as appendixes A series of tests in Gregg shorthand / Arranged by Elmer Hoke ([4] p.) and Rollinson diagnostic shorthand / by Ethel A. Rollinson ([8] p.).



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