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A Study of Factors of Creativity in Three Selected Fields of Study
The purposes of the study are to identify factors of creativity which have been revealed in the fields of personality and cognitive theory, art education, and science, and to formulate a base for a theory of creativity. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279392/
The Relative Desirability of Two Types of Junior College Operation
The problem of this study was to determine whether it is more desirable to operate a two-year college in the Dallas metropolitan area as a county college or to operate a two-year college under the administration of the Dallas Independent School District. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279051/
The Effects of Skill-Builder Controlled Reader Training in Facilitating Skill Development in College Typewriting
The problem of the study was to determine the effects of student use of Skill-Builder Controlled Reader training in facilitating skill development in beginning and intermediate typewriting classes at the college level. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278846/
The Relationship between Self-concept and Authoritarianism and Certain Academic, Vocational, and Biographical Variables of College Freshmen
The problem is to study the relationship between two personality measures, self-concept and authoritarianism, as each relates to certain academic, vocational, and biographical variables of male freshmen attending a state-supported university in the Southwest. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279310/
A Study of Attitude Change toward Student Teaching as Expressed by Students Pursuing Certification to Teach Speech and Drama Courses
The purpose of this study was to determine attitude and attitude change toward,student teaching as expressed by students who were pursuing certification to teach speech and/or drama courses in the public school at the secondary level. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278690/
An Instrument to Determine whether Certain Fundamental Philosophical and Educational Beliefs Are Held by Selected Public School Teachers in the Areas of Elementary Education, Secondary Education, and Guidance
The problem of this study was to develop an instrument which would reveal whether certain fundamental philosophical and educational beliefs are held by public school teachers in the areas of elementary education, secondary education, and guidance. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279263/
Effects of Frustration Tolerance Training on Young Institutionalized Retarded Children
The major problem investigated was to ascertain the extent to which a training program designed specifically to increase frustration tolerance would reduce selected behavioral problems in institutionalized mentally retarded children. Of lesser importance was the problem of examining the extent to which the prescribed training program had differential effects on brain-injured and non-brain-injured retarded children. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278989/
The Relationship between Aptitudes and Success in Vocational and Educational Pursuits
The problem of this study was to determine the relationships between aptitudes and vocational and educational success and between aptitudes and vocational proficiency. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278758/
An Investigation of the Effectiveness of Programed Learning in the Teaching of Harmonic Dictation in a Beginning College Music Theory Course
The problem of the study was to investigate the comparative effectiveness of two methods of teaching harmonic dictation to beginning college music students. The methods were (1) the conventional teacher-classroom approach as suggested by Robert Ottman's Elementary Harmony, and (2) a linear programed book to be used in conjunction with a series of tape recordings. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278838/
An Evaluation of the Public Relations Programs of Selected Texas Public School Systems
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the public relations programs in selected Texas public school systems. From this evaluation, criteria were developed which will enable the administrators, particularly those in smaller school systems, to maintain stronger public relations programs. These public relations programs were evaluated in terms of the elements of sound public relations procedures. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278734/
An Analysis of the Education of the Children of Migrant Agricultural Workers in Arkansas Public Schools
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279209/
A Comparison of the Effectiveness of Two Approaches to Teaching Engineering Drafting
The problem of the study was a comparison of the relative effectiveness of two approaches to the teaching of engineering drafting. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279397/
The Use of Selected Aptitude Test Scores for Predicting Achievement in Modern Foreign Languages at North Texas State University
The problem of this study was to determine the value of certain selected aptitude test scores for predicting student achievement in Spanish, French, and German at North Texas State University. Particular emphasis was placed on freshmen enrolled in beginning courses. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279166/
The Effect of the Note-test System of Teaching Basic College Chemistry on Student Achievement, Attitude, and Critical Thinking Ability
The problem of this study was to determine the relative effectiveness of the note-test system and the traditional lecture system of teaching basic college chemistry. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278930/
The Effect of Supplementary Materials upon Academic Achievement in and Attitude toward Mathematics among Eighth Grade Students
The problem of the study was to examine the effectiveness of using supplementary materials in the teaching of eighth grade mathematics. The study considered the effect that supplementary materials had on students in terms of the following variables--attitude toward mathematics, mathematical concepts, problem solving ability, understanding common fractions, computation of common fractions, decimal fractions and per cent, concepts of numbers and numerals (number system and operations), and concepts of numbers and numerals (decimal place value). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279242/
The Effects of Two Types of Group Counseling Procedures with Junior College Students
The problem with which this investigation was concerned was to measure personal adjustment, emotional adjustment, home adjustment, and self-concept changes that took place in junior college students as a result of one-counselor group counseling and male-and-female co-counselor group counseling. The rationale for male-and-female co-counselor group counseling relied on the formation of a simulated family in which individuals could socialize their feelings. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279228/
The Effects of Group Guidance Procedures on the Interpersonal Relationships of Inner-city Youth
The problem of this investigation was to examine the effects of three selected group guidance procedures on the interpersonal relationships of twelve through fifteen-year old inner-city youth. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279283/
A Comparative Study and Model of the Certification Requirements for Vocational Office Education Teacher-Coordinators in the United States
The purposes of the study were (1) to describe the historical rationale for teacher certification, (2) to survey and report the present requirement of the states for certification as a vocational office education teacher-coordinator, (3) to survey leading business and office education educators for recommendations for vocational office education teacher-coordinator certification requirements, (4) to examine, survey, and report the characteristics and qualifications of employed vocational office education teacher-coordinators, and (5) to develop a model of criteria representing ideal standards for initial and continuing certification requirements for vocational office education teacher-coordinators. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278943/
Perceptions of the Actual and Ideal Roles of Public School Superintendents in Texas
The problem of this study was to compare concepts of the actual and ideal roles of school superintendents as they are perceived by school superintendents and by school board presidents. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279325/
Administering the Use of Instructional Space in Texas State-Supported Colleges and Universities
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278391/
Effectiveness of a Performance Contracting Program in Reading and Mathematics Relative to Educationally Deprived Secondary School Students
This study has two purposes. The first is to compare the academic skills achievement in reading and mathematics of students participating in a performance contracting program with the academic skills achievement of students not participating in the performance-based program. The second is to determine whether those students participating in the performance contracting program show a significantly different level of achievement (higher or lower) than the control group approximately four months after the conclusion of the program. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278476/
A Model for a Speech and Drama Program for an Upper-Division College: Tyler State College
The problem of this study is that of developing a speech and drama program for Tyler State College which is consistent with the philosophical framework of the college as well as with the scope of upper-division institutions in Texas as stated by the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System. Emphasis is placed on the matriculation of students from junior colleges within commuting distance of Tyler. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278458/
A Comparison of Male and Female Teachers' Approval and Disapproval Interactions with Children
This study was designed to determine the relationships between three variables in fifth- and sixth-grade classroom verbal interactions. These variables include sex of teacher, sex of pupil, and approval/disapproval interactions between teacher and pupil. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278443/
Predicting Student Teaching Behavior from Needs Profiles by Comparison with Sociometrically Defined Groups
The problem of this study was the prediction of aggressive, submissive, and normal student teaching behavior by the use of needs profiles from sociometrically defined groups of education students. The criteria profiles were constructed using beginning education students, and prediction was made on a student teaching population. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278509/
A Comparison of the Leisure Reading Habits of Female Teachers and Non-Teachers
The purpose of this study was to determine, whether there was a significant difference in the leisure reading habits of two groups of women who were college graduates; one group of elementary classroom teachers, grades one through six, and another group of women who were not teachers. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278494/
A Comparison of Selected Arkansas North Central Association Secondary Schools Using the Evaluative Criteria
The purpose of this study was to report the evaluation ratings and describe the Arkansas NCA secondary schools, as indicated in the Summary Reports of the Evaluative Criteria, 1960 edition, and to compare ratings on all sections and divisions, section D-J, by size classifications. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278250/
The Relationship between Selected Criteria and Actual Practices of Counselors and Visiting Teachers in a Metropolitan Area
This study was initiated to determine the soundness of certain phases of the counseling and visiting teacher program in a selected school system of a metropolitan area. It was believed that investigation of those programs would prove to be of significant value to those individuals who were in charge of the guidance programs in those schools, and that ultimately the full benefits of these investigations would be received by the students. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277781/
The Effect of High Speed Drill on Speed and Accuracy Development in Beginning Typewriting
This study is an experiment to determine the effectiveness of high-speed drill on speed and accuracy achievement in the first semester of beginning typewriting at the high school level. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277783/
The Course Content of Life, Earth, and Physical Science Programs in Selected Texas Junior High Schools
The purpose of the study was to determine the agreement between reported levels of emphasis of course content topics suitable for the junior high school and the optimum level of emphasis as it was recommended by Texas science supervisors and national science education specialists. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278265/
A Study of the Texas Supervisor of Secondary Student Teachers
The problem of this study was to determine the status and practices of supervisors of secondary student teachers in Texas colleges and universities and to compare these practices with those practices recommended by national authorities in the field of student teaching. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278164/
The Relationship between College Environmental Press and Freshman Attrition at Southern Methodist University
The general purpose of the study was to determine the relationship between college environmental press variables and the attrition characteristics of college freshmen at Southern Methodist University. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278505/
The Predictive Validities, as Measured by Multiple Correlation, of Two Batteries Using Academic Achievement as Criterion
The problem of this study was to determine the predictive validity, as measured by multiple R, of two batteries given to beginning college students using various achievement criteria. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277578/
An Investigation of the Effectiveness of Programed Learning in the Teaching of Harmonic Dictation in a Beginning College Music Theory Course
The problem of the study was to investigate the comparative effectiveness of two methods of teaching harmonic dictation to beginning college music students. The methods were (1) the conventional teacher-classroom approach as suggested by Robert Ottman's Elementary Harmony, and (2) a linear programed book to be used in conjunction with a series of tape recordings. This volume is Harmonic Dictation, a Programed Text. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278296/
A Study of the Practices of American History Teachers in Selected Texas Secondary Schools
The problem of this study was the relationship between practices reported by American history teachers in selected Texas secondary schools and practices recommended by three groups of social studies authorities. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278453/
The Relationship of a Model of Audio-visual Perception and a Selected Communication Model as a Function of a Filmstrip Design
The problem of this study is the relationship of perception and a selected communication model to filmstrip design. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278598/
An Evaluation of the Spitz Student Response System in Teaching a Course in Logical and Mathematical Concepts
The problem with which this investigation was concerned was that of determining the effect of teaching freshman mathematics with the Spitz Student Response System upon a student's anxiety level, attitude and achievement. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277579/
The Effects of Audiotape Suggestions on Study Habits, Self-Concept, and Level of Anxiety among College Freshmen
The study examines the use of hypnotic audiotapes designed to affect study habits and attitudes. It is assumed that exposure to the hypnotic audiotapes will improve study habits and attitudes. It is further expected that exposure to the audiotapes will improve students' self-concepts and adjustment to college work, as well as reduce anxiety. Previous studies are cited which indicate that hypnosis has had a positive effect on learning. Hypnosis has been shown to be an effective means of changing specific behaviors. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278312/
Analysis of the Relationship of Selected Abilities to Performance on a Gross Motor Task at Various Stages of Task Practice
The problem with which this investigation was concerned was that of determining the relationship of selected abilities to motor skill performance. Specifically this study analysed the performance trend on a gross motor task to determine the degree of relationship between the abilities: agility, balance, depth perception, flexibility, reaction time and speed of arm movement, and strength and performance scores on a wall volley task at successive stages of task practice. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277580/
An Application of Readability Techniques to Prediction of Difficulty Level of Shorthand Dictation Materials
It was the purpose of this study to determine whether one or a combination of adult readability formulas, when applied to shorthand dictation material, could predict difficulty, as well as to develop a shorthand formula for this specific purpose. In addition, the questions of comparative reliability and practicability were tested with respect to the two kinds of formulas as applied to the shorthand material. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278023/
A Survey of Perceived Relationships Between Higher Education Institutions and Daily Newspapers and Television Stations in Texas
The problem of this study was to determine perceived relationships between higher education institutions in Texas and daily newspapers and television stations in the state. It also was to determine roles, responsibilities, and priorities of college information office representatives. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277694/
Analysis and Evaluation of the Role of Elementary School Supervisors in Selected Texas Public Schools
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277799/
Predicting Readiness and Achievement in Reading by Use of Socio-Economic and Home Reading Material Availability Scales
The problem in this study was to determine whether the availability of reading material in the home and a child 's socio-economic classification were sufficiently significant to be utilized in helping to predict the reading readiness and reading achievement of first-grade children. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164626/
Individual Value Differences Between Members of Benevolent and Social Associations
The purpose of the present investigation was to determine if there were significant differences in the areas of inter-personal values between members of benevolent associations and members of social associations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163938/
Out-of-School Character-Building Organizations for High-School Boys and Girls
The purpose of this study of the out-of-school character-building organizations for high-school youth is fourfold: (1) to discover the problems peculiar to adolescents growing up in the disturbed social environment of this country at the present time; (2) to determine the part reputable youth-serving organizations have in quipping young persons for meeting these problem; (3) to investigate a specific situation in an effort to determine the extent to which high-school students take advantage of the services offered by these organizations; and (4) to suggest ways of reaching more of the young people by gaining from them a knowledge of the kind of program they desire. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163808/
Effectiveness of the Undergraduate Curriculum in Teacher Education in Developing Desired Teaching Competencies
The purpose of this study is to identify and evaluate the competencies that a person who desires to teach should possess in order to be an effective classroom teacher. Identification of these competencies will be made from evidence obtained through a consensus of student's opinions, these opinions to be solicited from students currently enrolled in courses required for a major in elementary education, and from the consensus of faculty members who ware currently teaching these courses. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164115/
Textbook Suitability for the Industrial Arts Program in Texas
The problem of this study was to determine the degree of suitability for instructional purposes of the state-adopted industrial arts textbooks in a sound industrial arts program in the public secondary schools of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164113/
The Relationship between Personality Traits and Preferences for Instructional Methods
The purpose of this study is to develop an instrument that will measure student preference toward different classroom teaching methods; and to test whether significant differences exist between each of the Guilford-Zimmerman Temperament Survey scales for individuals preferring group-oriented and lecture-oriented instruction. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164114/
A Rating Scale for the Measurement of Teacher Readiness for the Role of Administrative Leadership
This study has a twofold purpose. The first is to demonstrate the use of the Forced-Choice Technique in developing a rating scale for the selection of teachers adjudged to be ready to assume responsibility of an administrative nature and a role of leadership. The second is to develop a tentative rating scale for this purpose in the Dallas Independent School District, Dallas, Texas, digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164094/
A Comparative Study to Determine the Most Efficient Method of Teaching Typewriting to One-handed Typists
The purpose of this study is to determine whether there is a need for a special manual for teaching a keyboard procedure to one-handed typists and in the light of the findings to make recommendations for a special manual if such appears to be needed. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163825/
A Study of Small Group Development
The problem to be studied here is whether subsequent normative and hierarchical relationships will develop between individuals in a collective social situation, assuming basic goals and structure. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163889/
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