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  Partner: UNT Libraries
 Department: Department of Education
 Decade: 1930-1939
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
The Analysis and Some of the Factors Associated with High School Transfers in Hill County
The purpose of this study is to make a survey of the thirteen accredited high schools in Hill County to determine some of the factors associated with high school transfers in Hill County, and their results. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29906/
Analysis of Certain Wealth in Texas to Determine Possible Sources of Taxation for Educational Purposes
This study revelaed that the rank of Texas with other state in the United States in the expenditure for schools per pupil is thrty-fifth. It further discussed that there are possible sources of taxation in the properties. However, there is a wide variation that needs to be studied. It further justify that present administrative and legislative trends in searching for new source of taxation makes the problem an important one. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29879/
An Analysis of Some Factors Associated with Pupil Achievement
The purpose of this study is to determine if any effect upon pupil achievement is shown by four factors: classification of teachers in terms of semester hours, small and large schools, single and married women teachers, men and women teachers. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29872/
Can the Administration of the Common Schools of District Four be Improved Under the Present "Set-Up"
This study focused on determining whether the adminstration of the common schools of District Four in Texas can be made to function more effectively without changing the external structure of the administrative organization and to determine whether the administrative duties are being performed in a fairly uniform manner. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29891/
A Comparative Study of the Annual Instructional Pupil-Subject Cost in Five Class A High Schoolswith the Standard Cost Over the State, Together with an Attempt to Determine the Factors that Affect Pupil-Subject Cost
The subject of this study is the comparison of the annual instructional pupil-subject cost in five class a high schools and a determination of the factors in each schools which affects its instructional cost, and finally, an attempt to set up criterion for determining the annual pupil-subject instructional cost in a high school in a city of from 5,000 to 25,000 population. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29902/
A Comparison of the Eleven Grade School System of Texarkana, Texas and the Twelve Grade School System of Texarkana, Arkansas
The purpose of this study is: 1) To point out some similarities and differences of the two school systems in the twin cities. 2)To determine the comparative readiness of the students finalizing the seventh grade in Texas and those finishing eighth grade in Arkansas to pursue high school work. 3) To make a comparative study of the progress made during the Freshman year in high school by these same students. 4) To determine the difference in achievement of students in the two school systems by making a study of the graduating seniors of the session 1936-1937. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29865/
The Determination of the Adequacy of Facilities for Carrying on a Given Physical Education Program
The purpose of this study is to determine what facilities are necessary to cary out the approved and adopted program of physical education in the public school of Denton, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29873/
Determining Student Reaction To A Modified Activity Program In The Detroit Texas School
The purpose of this study is to determine some reaction of students from grades five through eleven of the Detroit, Texas Public School to a modified activity program. The sources of the data were educational literature, a questionaire that was adminstered to the group,and results secured from the use of the New Stanford Achievement Test. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29837/
The Development of Nature Study in the Primary Grades Through an Analysis of Available Printed Material
This thesis is the result of an examination of the biological and physical science information content included in late nineteenth and early twentieth century elementary school readers and textbooks. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33246/
The Effect of Class Size on Achievement in Eighth Grade General Mathematics
The purpose of this study is to determine whether the size of class in eighth grade general mathematics affects the achievemnt of pupils in the class. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29908/
The Effect of Regular Employment of Mothers on three Phases of Student Progress in the Elementary School
This study attempted to ansewer, among other issue, the following questions: Did out of the home employement of the mother have any effect upon the child? If it had any effect, could it be determined and measured in such a manner as to draw reasonable conclusions? digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29909/
The Effect of the Socio-Economic Status of Sixth-Grade Pupils on Arithmetic Attainment
The purposeof this study is to determine the effect of the socio-economic status of the homes of sixth-grade pupils on their arithmatic attainment. It also aims to point out the effect of social and economic factors of home environment on each of the four arithmatical abilities through a critical analysis and interpretation of the data. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29903/
The Effect of the Specific Teaching of Mathematical Concepts in Second Year Algebra
The purpose of this study was to correlate the Vegetation of the Woodbine Sands with the edaphic factors. In the laboratory an analysis of the edephic factors was made of the twenty-two soil types collected from the three formations. The results of these and other analysis are shown in tables and graphs. The results indicate that the vegetational cover of an area that is uniform in its origin and in its resident soil factors is determined by the edaphic factors present. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29831/
The Effects of Traditional Report Cards Upon the Grading of students of South Park Elementary School, Beaumont, Texas
In this study, the writer has attempted to judge the effects of different types of report cards upon the accuracy of the teachers' grades of South Park Elementary School. The data used in this study, is located in Beaumont, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29888/
An Evaluation of Junior High School Libraries of Texas
The objective of this study are: -to list and describe activities and methods used in the junior high school libraries of Texas, -to present data regarding the administration, staff, and facilites of the libraries in junior high schools of Texas, -to determine to what extent the junir high school libraries of Texas are exceeding or falling short of meeting the standards for secondary school libraries as set forth by the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, and finally, -to propose certain improvements or change to be made to conform to the Standards of the Southern Association. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29890/
Evaluation of Recreational Activities for Junior High School Boys
This study attempted to compare the activities in the boys' program, "in school" and "out of school" which seemed to have the greatest appeal from the standpoint of participation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29910/
An Evaluation of the Curriculum Efforts of the Pineland Elementary School Faculty in Meeting the Needs of the Pupils
This study attempted to compare the activities in the boys' program, "in school" and "out of school" which seemed to have the greatest appeal from the standpoint of participation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29911/
Evaluation of Vocational Guidance Practices and Techniques in Secondary Schools as Practiced by Graduates of North Texas State Teachers College
The purpose of this study was to compare practices in the secondary schools in which graduates of North Texas State Teachers College are employed with standards and techiques concerning vocational guidance which have been set up by writers in the field. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29899/
Evidences of the Need of Scientific Speech Training in the Elementary Grades of the Independent School Districts of Denton County with a Suggested Program of Oral Reading
The purpose of this study was to ascertain the need of scientific speech training in the elementary grades of the Independent School Districts of Denton County. The analysis of data reveals a dire need for speech correction and other phases of speech training. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29832/
Evidences of the Need of Speech Training for School Administrators
This thesis tabulated five hundred and twenty correct criteria checking points. Based on the analysis of rating scale, the data show that the fourty adminstrators (subjects) made an average of 3724 speches a year (about 93 per school adminstrator), and the findings presented some evidences of the need of speech training for school administrators. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29857/
The Extent to Which the Parent-Teacher Association is Achieving its Objectives in the Thirteenth District of the Congress of Parents and Teachers in Texas
The purpose of this study is to examine the relations of the different channels of the (parent-teacher) association, the functions of the association, and the work that the thirteenth district of Texas is doing through its different channels. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29920/
Factors Related to Academic Achievement in a Sunshine Room
The purpose of this study is to determine the relationships between various factors and the academic achievement of the children in the sunshine Room established at Diamond Hill, Fort Worth, Texas. The factors under consideration are health improvements, behavior ratings obtained from the use of a rating scale and intelligence quotients. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29867/
How Practical Arts Education has Functioned in Mexico D. F.
The aim of this study was to present a condensed and authentic report of what Mexico has done toward a practical education of the nation. It is also the aim of this study to show the development, the status, and the functioning of the Federal District. The study point out the relation and the needs of this type of education to the social and economic welfare and progress of the Mexican people. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29881/
How Some of the Problems Connected with the Teaching of Reading to Spanish-American Children are Being Met by Schools of the Southwest
This study attempted to detremine some of the outstanding problems arising in the teaching of reading to first-grade Spanish-American children, and to discover and evaluate methods and materials used by administrators and first-grade teachers in attempting to solve these problems. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29877/
How the Child's Social Needs are Being Met in some First Grades of North Texas
This study undertook to present and evaluate the ways in which the social needs of the first-grade child are being met by teachers in North Texas. Based on the data presented in the study, eleven definite conclusions have been drawn. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29829/
Practical Arts Course Content as Indicated by the Needs and Interests of Denton Junior High School Sixth Grade Boys
This study aimed to determine the proper content of a course of study in practical Arts as indicated by the needs and interests of sixth grade boys. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29838/
The Relation of Some Factors to Certain Difficulties Recognized by Teachers in Their Teaching
This study has been made for three purposes: 1) to find out what difficulties experienced and inexperienced teachers recognize in their teaching; 2)to find out what factors have influenced these difficulties; and 3)to find out, if possible, which difficulties could be eliminated with further pre-service training. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29904/
A Report and Evaluation of Initial Steps in Curriculum Planning
The purpose of this study is to examine the initial steps in curriculum planning in Jefferson School. In light of the charactersitics for the modern school (given in the document), the study provided suggestions and recommendations for further steps. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29921/
The Significance of the School Board in a Public School Relations Program
This study aimed to discover the possibilities of using the board as an agent because of the position of the board numbers in relation to the school and the community. The study provided summary of findings. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29842/
Some Factors Associated with Teacher Placement in Texas.
The purpose of this study is to make an analysis of some factors associated with teacher selection in Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29868/
Speech Correction in Secondary Education
The purpose of this study was to determine the speech defects found in the high Schools of Denton County and the corrective measures best adapted to the treatment of such handicaps Based on the data analysis, conclusions and recommendations have been made specific to the country as well as for all high school systems. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29833/
The Status of the Rural School Child in the City High School
The purpose of this study is to see whether the shifting of great numbers of agricultural folk to the city high school really creates a serious problem for the adminstrators and teachers of the city high schools. The records of the 477 rural transfers of the tenth and eleventh grades of these six high schools were investigated. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29858/
Student Aid in the Secondary Schools of Texas
The purpose of this study is to examine student aid in Texas from the standpoint of history, types, sources, and adminstration in order to see whether the movement possibly represents any significant trend or tendencies in the privileges of secondary education in Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29882/
A Study of the Principals in Texas Secondary Schools Having an Enrollment of two Hundred Fifty or More
The purpose of this study is to determine the present status of the principals in Texas secondary school having an enrollment of 250 or more. The data were gathered from 147 principals in Texas high schools having an enrollment of 250 or more and the study made recommendations that are needed as found by comparison with the standards set up by eminent authorities. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29835/
A Study of the Procedures by which the Value and Effectiveness of Geography Teaching May be Improved in the Elementary Grades of Collin County
This study aimed to secure and evaluate the current practices in teaching of geography within the rural school system of Colon County, Texas. The objectives of the study were also to learn from the County rural supervisors of the state the procedures they are using together with their recommendations for the present needs in geography teaching. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29836/
A Study of the Transportation Set-up in District Five, Texas.
This study is a comparative study of the transportation set-ups in the schools of District 5, Texas and attempted to determine the relationships various factors to pupil transportation cost. In light of the findings of the study, the writer made recommendations that would serve District 5 (i.e. Cooke, Grayson, Wise, Denton, and Collin counties). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29826/
To Determine the Effect the Transfers Have Upon the Schools in Tarrant County
This study attempted to determine what effect the transfers have upon the receiving and the sending schools of Tarrant County as to finances, athletics, enrollment, pupils, and teachers. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29916/
To determine the effectiveness of the Administrative Plan of the George Washington Junior High School of Tampa Florida from September 1928 to June 1937.
This study attempts to provide an effective administrative plan and contribute to other teachers in the field of junior high school education. In this study, the administrative plan is divided into two mail parts: first, the administrative plan and the teacher; and second, the administrative plan and pupil. All conclusions are summarised in the final chapter. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29926/
To Determine to What Extent Extra-Curricular Activities and Regular School Activities Participated in by the Class A High Schools in Van Zandt County Texas in 1937-1938 Proposed to Contribute to the Consummation of the Ten Social-Economic Goals
This study was made with the hope that the findings may encourage the administration and teachers in Van Zandt county Texas to analyze the Ten Social-Economic Goals set up by a committee on the National Education Association. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29897/
To Determine Whether or not the Libraries in the Small Affiliated High-Schools of Navarro County are Taking Care of Students' Reading Interests
This study attempted to determine the extent to which libraries in the small affiliated high schools of Navarro County, Texas, are taking care of students' reading interests. This study is made with the purpose of adding teachers and librarians in the selection of reading materials for recreational and class use. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29913/
To Develop an Evaluating Technique which will have a Definite Relationship to the Declared Principles and Practices of the Speech Curriculum
This purpose of this study is to develop a technique which will serve to evaluate the practices in public speaking in the light of the declared principles. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29860/