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Children's Preferences Between Realistic and Fantastic Stories in the First and Second Grades

Children's Preferences Between Realistic and Fantastic Stories in the First and Second Grades

Date: June 1938
Creator: Ragland, Eulelia
Description: The purpose of this study was to find the type of stories in which the children in the first and second grades were most interested. The writer wanted to determine whether or not there was a preference for fantastic or realistic stories in these grades, whether or not boys preferred one type of stories and girls another, and whether or not age and intelligence entered in as determining factors.
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How Practical Arts Education has Functioned in Mexico D. F.

How Practical Arts Education has Functioned in Mexico D. F.

Date: June 1938
Creator: Hamilton, Tom G.
Description: 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.
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Student Aid in the Secondary Schools of Texas

Student Aid in the Secondary Schools of Texas

Date: June 1938
Creator: Morgan, John H.
Description: 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.
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The Validity of Certain Influences and Factors Involved in the Choice of a Vocation

The Validity of Certain Influences and Factors Involved in the Choice of a Vocation

Date: June 1938
Creator: McAlister, Daniel Reid
Description: This study undertakes to determine the validity of certain influences and factors involved in the choice of an occupation by high school seniors, as compared with their real interests as shown by Hepner's Vocational Interest Test.
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The Analysis and Some of the Factors Associated with High School Transfers in Hill County

The Analysis and Some of the Factors Associated with High School Transfers in Hill County

Date: August 1938
Creator: Ballew, Harvey Conway
Description: 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.
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An Analysis of Ways of Reporting Child Progress to Parents

An Analysis of Ways of Reporting Child Progress to Parents

Date: August 1938
Creator: Phillips, David Shelby
Description: This thesis deals specifically with one phase of our educational program. It is an analysis of newer ways of reporting child progress to parents. In this study of reporting child progress to parents the problem in concern is how near our newer ways of reporting approach the present trends in education which are influenced by our modern philosophical and psychological concepts.
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Can the Administration of the Common Schools of District Four be Improved Under the Present "Set-Up"

Can the Administration of the Common Schools of District Four be Improved Under the Present "Set-Up"

Date: August 1938
Creator: Jones, Carrol Madison
Description: 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.
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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

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

Date: August 1938
Creator: Wallace, Morris Sheppard
Description: 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.
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A Comparison of Junior College Transfers with Native Students of North Texas State Teachers College

A Comparison of Junior College Transfers with Native Students of North Texas State Teachers College

Date: August 1938
Creator: Porter, Para Wright
Description: "The purpose of the investigation reported here are: 1. To determine whether or not the junior college transfers do as good work as the native students of the North Texas State Teachers College..."--1.
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The Effect of Class Size on Achievement in Eighth Grade General Mathematics

The Effect of Class Size on Achievement in Eighth Grade General Mathematics

Date: August 1938
Creator: Burks, J. L.
Description: 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.
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The Effect of Regular Employment of Mothers on three Phases of Student Progress in the Elementary School

The Effect of Regular Employment of Mothers on three Phases of Student Progress in the Elementary School

Date: August 1938
Creator: Capps, Maud
Description: 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?
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The Effect of the Socio-Economic Status of Sixth-Grade Pupils on Arithmetic Attainment

The Effect of the Socio-Economic Status of Sixth-Grade Pupils on Arithmetic Attainment

Date: August 1938
Creator: Webb, Mary Carlisle
Description: 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.
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The Effects of Traditional Report Cards Upon the Grading of students of South Park Elementary School, Beaumont, Texas

The Effects of Traditional Report Cards Upon the Grading of students of South Park Elementary School, Beaumont, Texas

Date: August 1938
Creator: Hackler, Vivien
Description: 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.
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An Evaluation of Educational Guidance as Practiced in Texas Secondary Schools Administered by North Texas Teachers College Graduate Students

An Evaluation of Educational Guidance as Practiced in Texas Secondary Schools Administered by North Texas Teachers College Graduate Students

Date: August 1938
Creator: Boyd, Roy
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine,in a group of Texas secondary schools, the practices employed in educational guidance, and to compare these practices with those obtained in representative secondary schools of the United States.
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An Evaluation of Junior High School Libraries of Texas

An Evaluation of Junior High School Libraries of Texas

Date: August 1938
Creator: Johnson, Myrtle Crawford
Description: 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.
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Evaluation of Recreational Activities for Junior High School Boys

Evaluation of Recreational Activities for Junior High School Boys

Date: August 1938
Creator: Cross, Francis Clephane
Description: 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.
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An Evaluation of the Curriculum Efforts of the Pineland Elementary School Faculty in Meeting the Needs of the Pupils

An Evaluation of the Curriculum Efforts of the Pineland Elementary School Faculty in Meeting the Needs of the Pupils

Date: August 1938
Creator: Everett, Mildred
Description: 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.
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Evaluation of Vocational Guidance Practices and Techniques in Secondary Schools as Practiced by Graduates of North Texas State Teachers College

Evaluation of Vocational Guidance Practices and Techniques in Secondary Schools as Practiced by Graduates of North Texas State Teachers College

Date: August 1938
Creator: Robinson, George Ezekiel
Description: 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.
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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 Extent to Which the Parent-Teacher Association is Achieving its Objectives in the Thirteenth District of the Congress of Parents and Teachers in Texas

Date: August 1938
Creator: McAlister, Grover E.
Description: 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.
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How Certain Factors Which Tend to Contribute to Educational Opportunities Can Be Improved in Foard County

How Certain Factors Which Tend to Contribute to Educational Opportunities Can Be Improved in Foard County

Date: August 1938
Creator: Cox, William Lee
Description: "The purpose of this study is to show how the educational opportunities of the children of Foard County can be improved...The educational data pertaining to the present organization of the schools of Foard County were obtained in the following manner: (1) by making a careful study of the enumeration, the enrollment, the average daily attendance, the size of the schools according to the number of grades taught, the grade distribution of the pupils, the enrollment of the pupils, the length of the school term, and the annual cost per per pupil. (2) By making a study of the teacher personnel of Foard County and of the number of teachers employed according to average attendance. (3) By investigating the tax rate for school support (4) By making a study of bus transportation, and road conditions of Foard County. (5) By making a study of the bonded indebtedness, total financial support, and total disbursement for each school of Foard County "-- leaf 1.
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The Relation of Some Factors to Certain Difficulties Recognized by Teachers in Their Teaching

The Relation of Some Factors to Certain Difficulties Recognized by Teachers in Their Teaching

Date: August 1938
Creator: Worthington, Lawrence G.
Description: 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.
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A Report and Evaluation of Initial Steps in Curriculum Planning

A Report and Evaluation of Initial Steps in Curriculum Planning

Date: August 1938
Creator: McCanne, Hazel
Description: 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.
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The Status of the History Major Bachelor Graduates of the North Texas State Teachers College 1919-1936

The Status of the History Major Bachelor Graduates of the North Texas State Teachers College 1919-1936

Date: August 1938
Creator: Cook, Orlen C.
Description: "This study undertakes to determine the relation existing between a group of factors and the status of the history major bachelor graduates of the North Texas State Teachers College from 1919 through 1936"--1.
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To Determine the Adequacy of the Facilities and of the Health and Recreational Program of the Schools of Wise County

To Determine the Adequacy of the Facilities and of the Health and Recreational Program of the Schools of Wise County

Date: August 1938
Creator: Baugh, V. S.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine what facilities are needed and what changes in the present course of study in physical education of the schools of Wise County must be made in order to carry out an enriched program, functioning for the entire student population. The facilities of the present, the teaching procedure, the administration of physical education, and the latest proposed programs in this field will be considered. It is hoped that a study of this kind will be of value to the curriculum builder in the small or rural schools.
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