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The Adequacy of Financial Support Received by the Small High-School Bands in Texas

The Adequacy of Financial Support Received by the Small High-School Bands in Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: Settle, James Bristol
Description: The problem undertaken in this study is to attempt to determine the adequacy of financial support received by the small high school bands in Texas.
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Administering the Use of Instructional Space in Texas State-Supported Colleges and Universities

Administering the Use of Instructional Space in Texas State-Supported Colleges and Universities

Date: August 1957
Creator: Craig, Robert E.
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the administrative practices for securing the optimum use of instructional space in colleges. This necessitates the development of an instrument to evaluate these practices.
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The Administration of the Guidance Program for Secondary Schools

The Administration of the Guidance Program for Secondary Schools

Date: January 1948
Creator: Hillyer, Martha B.
Description: An attempt will be made to answer these questions: (1) Why is a guidance program necessary? (2) What steps are being taken to accomplish the objectives set forth? (3) What is considered the best method of instituting a guidance program? In answering these questions a study of the guidance programs in a few of the leading cities and states of the United States has been taken into consideration. The best possible method or combination of methods will be recommended. This method will be compared with the program of guidance now in operation in the Waco High School, Waco, Texas.
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An Analysis and Classificiation of Children's Explanations of Natural Phenomena

An Analysis and Classificiation of Children's Explanations of Natural Phenomena

Date: January 1963
Creator: Smith, Robert Frank
Description: The problem of this study was to analyze the answers given by four groups (grade levels) of elementary school children and one group of adults (college freshmen) to direct questions regarding natural phenomena, to classify their explanations, to determine the methods and types of explanations used by these groups when they explain typical natural phenomena, and to compare these findings with the results of other investigators, especially Jean Piaget and Mervin E. Oakes.
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Analysis and Evaluation of the Role of Elementary School Supervisors in Selected Texas Public Schools

Analysis and Evaluation of the Role of Elementary School Supervisors in Selected Texas Public Schools

Date: June 1963
Creator: Todd, Cyrus Edwin, 1911-
Description: In the analysis and evaluation of the role of the elementary school supervisor, the purpose was (1) to investigate relationships which might exist between certain personal and professional background characteristics of elementary school supervisors and the activities in which they engaged, (2) to determine the activities in which elementary school supervisors engaged, (3) to determine emphasis placed upon those activities in which elementary school supervisors engaged, and (4) to evaluate those activities in which elementary school supervisors engaged.
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Analysis of Age-Grade and other Indices of Pupil Progress in the Primary Grades

Analysis of Age-Grade and other Indices of Pupil Progress in the Primary Grades

Date: 1949
Creator: Dodd, Serena
Description: The problem set forth in this study is to determine the causes of delay in school progress in the Bowie, Texas, elementary schools, and in which grade or grades the delay occurs.
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An Analysis of Certain Factors Associated with Financing Capital Outlay for Texas Public Schools

An Analysis of Certain Factors Associated with Financing Capital Outlay for Texas Public Schools

Date: June 1956
Creator: Herndon, Allen James
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the desirable characteristics of a sound program for financing Texas public school buildings--commensurate with need and with an equitable relation between state and local effort.
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An Analysis of Interpersonal Group Structures and Personality Profiles of Team Members Representing Two Categories of Junior College Basketball Teams

An Analysis of Interpersonal Group Structures and Personality Profiles of Team Members Representing Two Categories of Junior College Basketball Teams

Date: August 1967
Creator: McLemore, Matthew Hunter, 1933-
Description: The present study was an attempt to provide data which would serve as a basis for distinguishing between group patterns of winning and losing basketball teams, in terms of personality profiles and interpersonal group structures.
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An Analysis of Junior Executive Training Programs in Department Stores in Texas

An Analysis of Junior Executive Training Programs in Department Stores in Texas

Date: June 1960
Creator: Ermert, Gene Oliver
Description: The problem was to determine the significance of various relationships between job-performance ratings and selected factors associated with the college curricula of junior executive trainees. Job-performance ratings were made by personnel directors and immediate supervisors of college graduates enrolled as participants in junior executive training programs in department stores in Texas.
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An Analysis of Men's Physical Education Programs in Texas State-Supported Colleges and Universities Offering the Bachelor's and Master's Degree

An Analysis of Men's Physical Education Programs in Texas State-Supported Colleges and Universities Offering the Bachelor's and Master's Degree

Date: August 1969
Creator: Miller, Carl Richard
Description: The purpose of this study was (1) to determine the status of the physical education program of each state-supported college and university in Texas offering a bachelor's and master's degree in physical education for men and (2) to provide each individual institution with the necessary data for the purpose of self-evaluation.
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An Analysis of Perceptions of the Tasks of Male Physical Educators in Secondary Schools as Held by Three Groups of Physical Educators

An Analysis of Perceptions of the Tasks of Male Physical Educators in Secondary Schools as Held by Three Groups of Physical Educators

Date: August 1967
Creator: Maroney, Robert Eugene
Description: The purpose of this study was to analyze perceptions of the tasks of male physical educators in the performance of their jobs in secondary schools as held by the following three groups of physical educators: 1. a panel of authorities whose writings and leadership activities help to establish the theoretical bases for this field; 2. the administrative leaders of Texas' college and university programs for the preparation of physical education teachers; and 3. a representative group of physical education teachers in Texas secondary schools, who define the tasks in practical terms.
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An Analysis of Purchasing Practices in Small School Systems of Texas

An Analysis of Purchasing Practices in Small School Systems of Texas

Date: August 1960
Creator: Shields, Mayron
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to make a study of practices in the purchasing of school supplies in small school systems of Texas. The specific purposes are to measure the efficiency of supply purchasing in these school systems, and, secondarily, to develop purchasing procedures that can be used as a handbook in the purchase of school supplies.
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An Analysis of Relationships between Experiences in Correlated Courses in Art, Music, and Modern Dance, and Certain Behavioral Changes Related to Aesthetic Experience

An Analysis of Relationships between Experiences in Correlated Courses in Art, Music, and Modern Dance, and Certain Behavioral Changes Related to Aesthetic Experience

Date: August 1962
Creator: Miles, James Baker, 1929-
Description: The present study was an attempt to discover what relationship exists between an arrangement of coordinated laboratory experiences in art, music, and modern dance at the college freshman level and the development of four factors related to aesthetic experience. These factors were: (1) aesthetic perception as measured by A Test Aesthetic Perception; (2) aesthetic attitude as measured by A Test of Aesthetic Attitude; (3) physiological responsiveness to perceptual stimuli as measured by the Galvanometer; and (4) level of freedom from restraint as measured by a portion of the Guilford-Zimmerman Temperament Survey. An additional purpose of the study was to determine the persistence of significant changes in the experimental group, as measured over a period of five months.
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An Analysis of Selected Groups of Education Majors in Terms of Certain Teaching-Related Personal and Social Characteristics

An Analysis of Selected Groups of Education Majors in Terms of Certain Teaching-Related Personal and Social Characteristics

Date: January 1969
Creator: Pannell, Bob Dale
Description: The major purposes of this study are described as follows: (1) to determine if education majors, classified according to grade-level preference (elementary), subject-matter concentration (secondary), and sequential stage in the teacher education program, differ significantly in certain teaching-related personal and social characteristics; (2) to determine if estimates of certain teaching-related personal and social characteristics of education majors, classified according to grade-level preference (elementary) and subject-matter concentration (secondary) tend to form intercorrelated families of characteristics; (3) to determine if elementary and secondary education students at progressive stages in the teacher education sequence tend to become more or less like experienced teachers comprising the Basic Analysis Sample of the Teacher Characteristics Study.
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An Analysis of the Attitudes of Recent Graduates Toward the Secondary Teacher Education Program at Texas A & I University at Kingsville

An Analysis of the Attitudes of Recent Graduates Toward the Secondary Teacher Education Program at Texas A & I University at Kingsville

Date: August 1973
Creator: Bryant, Paul D.
Description: The problem with which this study is concerned is to conduct an analysis of the secondary teacher education program at Texas A & I University at Kingsville in determining the extent the program meets the needs of its graduates and to recommend improvements based on these findings. The purposes of this study are to investigate the effectiveness of the program in providing educational theories and practices, subject area knowledge and general knowledge to enable its graduates to function effectively in their societal roles as individuals and teachers. It is also a purpose of this study to solicit the graduates' opinions concerning the program's strengths and weaknesses.
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An Analysis of the Background Data of Fifty Students Who Failed in the College of Home Economics, Syracuse University

An Analysis of the Background Data of Fifty Students Who Failed in the College of Home Economics, Syracuse University

Date: August 1951
Creator: Grimes, Mary Xantha
Description: The problem of academic failure has been of real concern to the administration and faculty at Syracuse University. The study at hand is concerned specifically with the problem in the College of Home Economics. Through a study of the data known about students at the time of entrance into the College, it was thought that a better basis for selection night be recommended for the admission of students to the College. Such questions as the following arise in the mind of the research worker: 1. Do the group psychological tests given at the University at the time of entrance give us one basis by which we may predict probable academic success or failure? 2. Are the known high school quartiles dependable bases for selection of successful students? 3. Are there factors in the family backgrounds of these students that.may be significant in their selection? 4. Does an objective personality test have validity as a predictive factor in the success of a student? 5. Do we have any anecdotal records that reveal significant differences in personal adjustment between successful and failed students? 6. Are we able to predict the probable success of failed students upon readmission? 7. Do we have any ...
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An Analysis of the Education of the Children of Migrant Agricultural Workers in Arkansas Public Schools

An Analysis of the Education of the Children of Migrant Agricultural Workers in Arkansas Public Schools

Date: December 1970
Creator: Barnes, Jerome M. (Jerome Medwick), 1934-
Description: The problem is the study of the education of children of migrant agricultural workers in forty-five school districts in Arkansas. The study presents data from a questionnaire, the Uniform Migrant Student Transfer Form, and the Science Research Associates Achievement Test.
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An Analysis of the Needs of the Northwest Independent School District and the Construction of a Possible Program to Meet those Needs

An Analysis of the Needs of the Northwest Independent School District and the Construction of a Possible Program to Meet those Needs

Date: 1950
Creator: Williams, Shirley Kimbrough
Description: The problem in this study was to determine the needs of the people of the Northwest District by a social survey, and then, on the basis of the results of this survey and the exploring of established community programs, to construct a possible program by which these community needs could be partially or completely met.
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An Analysis of the Public-Relations Practices of One Hundred Texas Public-School Systems

An Analysis of the Public-Relations Practices of One Hundred Texas Public-School Systems

Date: 1949
Creator: Baker, Garth Elmo
Description: The purpose of this study has three aspects. These are, (1) to determine what constitutes sound public-relations practices as recommended by recognized authorities in this field; (2) to determine the extent to which certain public-relations practices are employed by one hundred Texas public school systems; and (3) to determine whether the public-relations programs of one hundred Texas public-school systems meet the requirements of a sound public-relations program.
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An Analysis of the Relationships among Sociometric Status, Teacher Ratings, and Selected Variables

An Analysis of the Relationships among Sociometric Status, Teacher Ratings, and Selected Variables

Date: August 1965
Creator: Elsom, Jackie Marvin, 1933-
Description: The focus of the present study was an attempt to provide data which would serve as a basis for improving teachers' judgments of sociometric status. In order to accomplish this, the interrelationships between sociometric choice status, teachers' judgments, and selected variables were investigated.
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An Analysis of the Utilization of the Sick Leave Program by Teachers in a Large City School System and a Test of the Program's Adequacy

An Analysis of the Utilization of the Sick Leave Program by Teachers in a Large City School System and a Test of the Program's Adequacy

Date: August 1961
Creator: Rains, Sylvester Lee, 1928-
Description: This study was designed to determine the utilization of the sick leave program of a large city school system by teachers according to sex, age, experience, tenure, training, residence, and teaching assignment, and to determine if current sick leave allowances were adequate.
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An Analytical and Descriptive Technique for Rating Student Teachers

An Analytical and Descriptive Technique for Rating Student Teachers

Date: June 1957
Creator: Latham, James L.
Description: The problem of this study was to develop an analytical and descriptive technique for rating the performances of student teachers. In order to arrive at a solution to this problem, the following sub-problems were to be solved; namely, 1. To develop and validate a set of criteria for describing and rating the performances of student teachers; 2. To develop and validate a descriptive rating scale utilizing those criteria; 3. To develop a technique for using this descriptive rating scale; 4. To establish reliability of the instrument and to demonstrate the ability of the instrument to perform its intended functions.
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Assessment of the North Texas State University Campus Environment Through Perceptions of Institutional Characterisitcs Held by Selected Subgroups of the Student Body

Assessment of the North Texas State University Campus Environment Through Perceptions of Institutional Characterisitcs Held by Selected Subgroups of the Student Body

Date: May 1973
Creator: Windham, Paula A.
Description: The purposes of this study were to describe the North Texas State University campus environment as perceived by the students, to compare perceptions of certain of the campus environmental characteristics with those of other colleges and universities throughout the nation, and to compare selected subgroups within the student body with respect to their perceptions of campus environmental characteristics.
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Attitude Change as a Function of Parent Group Participation

Attitude Change as a Function of Parent Group Participation

Date: May 1970
Creator: Standifer, John T.
Description: The purpose of this study is to provide a measurement of selected parental attitudes and an evaluation of the effectiveness of Parent Groups as instruments for promoting attitude changes in a positive direction.
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