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A History of North Texas State Teachers College

A History of North Texas State Teachers College

Date: August 1936
Creator: Higginbotham, Robert Louis
Description: "This thesis was written for the purpose of presenting a brief, though fairly detailed, history of the North Texas State Teachers College."--1.
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History of the Development of the Junior Colleges in Texas

History of the Development of the Junior Colleges in Texas

Date: August 1936
Creator: Barnard, Hilliard
Description: In the main there are three questions to be answered in this investigation: First, what are the motives that have controlled the growth and development of the junior colleges in Texas? Second, what are the leading events in this development? Third, what is the present state of development of the junior college movement in Texas? A survey of the existing junior college situation in Texas is presented in the first chapter, while a more detailed history of development is outlined in the later chapters.
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Intercollegiate Athletics in North Texas State Teachers College from 1924-12 through 1934-35

Intercollegiate Athletics in North Texas State Teachers College from 1924-12 through 1934-35

Date: August 1936
Creator: Taylor, Lucian Weldon
Description: "This study deals with an investigation of men's intercollegiate athletics in North Texas State Teachers College during the eleven year period 1924-25 through 1934-35."--1.
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The Nature Interests of the First-Grade Children of the Demonstration School, North Texas State Teachers College Denton, Texas

The Nature Interests of the First-Grade Children of the Demonstration School, North Texas State Teachers College Denton, Texas

Date: August 1936
Creator: Thurman, Ina Louise
Description: "The following study was undertaken as an investigation to find out the nature interests of the First Grade-children of the Demonstration School, North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas."--1.
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The Relation Between Certain Factors and Professional Teaching in Graduates of North Texas State Teachers College, Between 1919 and 1931, with Special Reference to Administrators

The Relation Between Certain Factors and Professional Teaching in Graduates of North Texas State Teachers College, Between 1919 and 1931, with Special Reference to Administrators

Date: August 1936
Creator: Ray, David W.
Description: "This study undertakes to determine the relation existing between a group of factors and the professional tenure of graduates of the North Texas State Teachers College during a period of years extending from 1919 to 1931."--1.
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A Study of the Participation and Interests in Leisure Time Activities of the Women of Dallas, Texas

A Study of the Participation and Interests in Leisure Time Activities of the Women of Dallas, Texas

Date: July 1937
Creator: Wade, Irma E.
Description: "It is the purpose of this investigation to discover and report how the women of Dallas, Texas, spend their time when not engaged in their daily occupation. ... it attempts to disclose the trend of interest of various groups according to age, salary, and occupation; the influence of previous training; the reasons for non-participation in the activities in which they desire to take part. It is a further purpose to formulate various plans which are to evaluate academically or non-academically the activities that should be included in the program for the modern girl in the secondary school."-- leaf 1.
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The Disruption of the Social Order in the South During the Reconstruction Era

The Disruption of the Social Order in the South During the Reconstruction Era

Date: August 1937
Creator: Bennett, Leo
Description: It is the purpose of this thesis to define wherein the social order of the South was disrupted, --- the conditions that brought about such a sweeping transformation of social structures --- and to show the growth of new social attitudes and practices evolving from the chaotic dismemberment of the old. Although primary significance is placed upon changes in the social order, it is necessary to consider certain political and economic trends that were interwoven into the fabric of social life during Reconstruction --- factors influencing, determining, or evolving from, social changes. In the first chapter is sketched briefly the ante-bellum society of the South, and in following chapters is shown the evolution of social culture during the first twelve years following the Civil War.
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A Historical Study of Agricultural Education with Special Application to Denton County

A Historical Study of Agricultural Education with Special Application to Denton County

Date: August 1937
Creator: Norman, Lee Weldon
Description: In this study the activities contributing to the welfare of the farmers of Denton County will be confined to the experiment farm or station and the county extension service. These two educational agencies have proved that adult education can be very successful. Although there is no direct relation between the two, most of the information learned in experimental research is imparted through the extension service.
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A History of the Development of the Curriculum of Texas State Teachers Colleges

A History of the Development of the Curriculum of Texas State Teachers Colleges

Date: August 1937
Creator: Harbison, James J.
Description: Without regard to the merits of the philosophy and practices of these two schools of educational thought, it is the purpose of this study to observe the progress of each as indicated by an examination of certain college curricula, as shown below.
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The Preparation and Work of High School Teachers in Collin County

The Preparation and Work of High School Teachers in Collin County

Date: August 1937
Creator: Alexander, Mabel Parker
Description: "The aim of this study is to examine some of the factors and conditions underlying the preparation and work of the high school teachers in Collin County for the year 1936-1937 only. In finding and tabulating the existing factors and conditions, it is hoped that this will be of help in making improvements in the present schedule for the training of high school teachers."--leaf 2
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A Proposed Plan for Equalizing the Financial Burdens of Hill County Public Schools

A Proposed Plan for Equalizing the Financial Burdens of Hill County Public Schools

Date: August 1937
Creator: Savage, Elijah Monroe
Description: "This study consists of two phases: (1) as study of existing financial conditions of the public schools of Hill county based on assessed valuations, tax rates, expenses per scholastic, and investments per scholastic in bond and capital outlay, and (2) a proposed plan for equalizing the existing inequalities..the study includes all of the 82 public schools of Hill County,Texas. The study includes 63 common school districts, 4 independent districts under county supervision, 2 rural high schools, and 13 independent districts. These schools range in scholastic population from 27 to 1974."--leaf 1
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A Study of McKinney's School System with Reference to the Financial Status, the Educational Plant, the Educational Staff and the Pupils

A Study of McKinney's School System with Reference to the Financial Status, the Educational Plant, the Educational Staff and the Pupils

Date: August 1937
Creator: Alexander, Arlin Albert
Description: "The purpose of this study is to determine the present status of the McKinney school system in regard to the financial ability, the school plant, the teaching staff, and the pupils by making a profound comparison with general practices and statndards set up by accepted authorities and offering constructive criticism and recommendations that are needed, as obviously shown by comparison."--leaf 2
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A Study of Some of the Factors Influencing the Achievement of Elementary School Children in Denton County

A Study of Some of the Factors Influencing the Achievement of Elementary School Children in Denton County

Date: August 1937
Creator: Jones, Robert Elzie
Description: "There are many factors that influence the achievement of school children; however it is rather difficult to determine the effect of each because of the close relationship and probable overlapping of the various factors. The problem in this study is to determine what effect the size of the school, training and qualifications of the teachers, and sex have upon the achievement of elementary school children in Denton County. A few of the main factors involved in this study will be examined and statistically presented, so as to show their relation to the achievement of the rural children in Denton County, as revealed through the Harlow achievement tests."-- leaf 1.
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To Determine Whether Changes Are Needed in the Recreation Program of Secondary Schools of Hill County Texas

To Determine Whether Changes Are Needed in the Recreation Program of Secondary Schools of Hill County Texas

Date: August 1937
Creator: Savage, Flora Strickland
Description: "It is the purpose of this study to attack one phase of the leisure-time problem: that phase which deals with the recreation program of secondary schools. As effort will be made to determine whether changes are needed in the recreation program of the secondary schools of Hill County Texas in order that they may meet the demands of the new leisure in the light of young people's activities and interests and accepted standards of the present day."--leaf 1.
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Adequacy of Training of Junior High School Teachers of Industrial Arts in Texas

Adequacy of Training of Junior High School Teachers of Industrial Arts in Texas

Date: June 1938
Creator: Karnes, Ray
Description: "The problem of this study is to determine to what extent the junior high school teachers of industrial arts in Texas are being trained to meet the apparent needs and trends in the field. Do the teachers colleges of Texas have the facilities --curricula--to adequately train industrial arts teacher for the courses that are actually being taught in the junior high schools of Texas? The study is limited to certain aspects of industrial arts in the junior high schools and the State Teachers colleges of Texas. The offerings and trends in offerings of the junior high schools, the organization and trends in the organization, the adequacy of training of industrial arts teachers in the junior schools, and offerings and trends in the industrial arts departments of the Texas State Teachers Colleges are of major importance in this study. " --p. 1
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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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Quantitative Chemical Analysis of the Soils of Erath County, Texas

Quantitative Chemical Analysis of the Soils of Erath County, Texas

Date: June 1938
Creator: Barnes, Benjamin F.
Description: A chemical analysis of representative samples of Windthorst sand, Denton sand, and Denton clay has been made, and this analysis shows that their composition has a strict correlation with respect to their geological origins. The analyses of the different soils have shown the Windthorst sand to be highly deficient in all of the essential elements, whereas the Denton sand is deficient in only one; namely, phosphorus. The analysis of the Denton clay showed it to be highly fertile. From the consideration of the pH and the lime content, it has been determined to some extent what crops will grow in each of the soils.
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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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Correlation of Humus and Water Content on Saba Clay, Denton, Texas

Correlation of Humus and Water Content on Saba Clay, Denton, Texas

Date: August 1938
Creator: Wilson, Clyde Byron
Description: This study is an attempt to determine the relationship between humus and the water found in it and how both effect soil in Denton county, Texas.
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The Educational and Recreational Value of Swimming in Texas as Revealed by the Municipal and Educational Institutions

The Educational and Recreational Value of Swimming in Texas as Revealed by the Municipal and Educational Institutions

Date: August 1938
Creator: Woodall, Earle S.
Description: The purpose of this study was undertaken first, to determine, in so far as possible, the extent of the growing popularity of swimming throughout Texas; second, to discover what provisions were being made to meet the new demands for more adequate facilities and instruction; third, to reveal the extent of swimming participation in the state; fourth, to reveal data showing the extent and kind of swimming facilities in the state; and fifth, to evaluate the data found.
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The Effect of Certain Classroom Procedures Combined with Certain Factors on Pupil Growth

The Effect of Certain Classroom Procedures Combined with Certain Factors on Pupil Growth

Date: August 1938
Creator: Turpin, John L.
Description: This thesis presents the results of standardized testing conducted on two groups of elementary school students. Test results indicated the progress and growth of traditionally educated sixth graders in Phillips, Texas when compared to newer trends.
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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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The Growth and Development of the Physical Education Program for Men in the Colleges and Universities of the United States of America

The Growth and Development of the Physical Education Program for Men in the Colleges and Universities of the United States of America

Date: August 1938
Creator: Tergerson, Charles J.
Description: The purpose of this study was to compile an account of the growth and development of physical education for men in the colleges and universities in the United States. The plan was to organize the historical literature and the material obtained from the investigation in such a way as to make it of value to the institutions of higher learning in the further development of their physical education programs.
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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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