Thesis Title

The Relationship Between Musical Aptitude and Reading Achievement

Date of Graduation

Summer 1983

Degree

Master of Science in Education in Elementary Education

Department

Childhood Education and Family Studies

Committee Chair

Dale Range

Subject Categories

Elementary Education and Teaching

Abstract

This study was designed to examine the relationship between musical aptitude scores and reading achievement scores of upper elementary students. The variables analyzed include a test presenting musical aptitude scores and a test presenting reading achievement scores. The following problem and hypothesis were examined. (1) Is there a relationship between musical aptitude and reading achievement scores? (2) H₁-There will be an educationally significant correlation between the musical aptitude scores and reading achievement scores of upper elementary children; however, there was no educationally significant correlation between the musical aptitude scores and reading achievement scores of upper elementary children.

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© Linda K Mefford

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