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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
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164609/
Cognition, Attitude, and the Level of Commitment of Supportive Professional Special Education Personnel Regarding Plan "A" Special Education in Texas
The purpose of this study is to examine the relationships that exist between cognition, attitude and level of commitment to Plan A based on the respondent's first, second or third year of involvement in Plan A special education. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164615/
The Effect of Analogy-Structured Teaching on Student Achievement in Ninth-Grade Physical Science
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of using verbal analogies in teaching ninth-grade physical science. The experiment is designed to determine if teaching by analogies is more effective than conventional methods of teaching, and to ascertain the effect of analogies on achievement for different ability levels in different subject areas of physical science. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164608/
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/
The Effects of Isotonic and Isometric Exercises on Heart Rate and Blood Pressure and Their Relationships to Physical Work Capacity in College Men
This study investigates the effects of isotonic and isometric exercises on heart rate and blood pressure and seeks to determine the relationship of these effects to physical work capacity. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164620/
An Evaluation of Selected Undergraduate Professional Preparation Programs in Physical Education
This study is an evaluation of the programs in fourteen selected Texas colleges and universities to prepare undergraduates for teaching careers in physical education. The study uses its analysis of current programs as a basis for recommending improvements in them. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164622/
The Impact of Selected Behavioral Sciences upon Introductory Marketing Courses at Collegiate Schools of Business Administration
The principal problem involved in this study is the impact of selected behavioral sciences upon the introductory marketing courses at collegiate schools of business administration. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164618/
Kindergarten Teacher Competencies Ranked by Kindergarten Teachers and Kindergarten Teacher Trainers
This study is concerned with the problem of determining the competencies which inservice kindergarten teachers and kindergarten-teacher trainers consider most important for teaching kindergarten. There are four purposes of the study: to identify specific competencies needed to teach kindergarten, to determine the teacher competencies considered most important by kindergarten teachers, to determine teacher competencies considered most important by teacher trainers, and to compare the rankings of teacher competencies by kindergarten teachers and kindergarten-teacher trainers. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164616/
Assessment of the North Texas State University Campus Environment Through Perceptions of Institutional Characterisitcs Held by Selected Subgroups of the Student Body
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164607/
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/
A Comparison of Psychoanalysis and Pragmatism as They Relate to Inquiry
The purpose of the study was to demonstrate that certain fundamental insights of psychoanalysis and pragmatism, heretofore seen as mutually exclusive, are, in fact, complementary, and uniquely augment, supplement, and clarify each other. It was believed that a presentation of the rapprochement between the two theories you'd be a significant contribution towards the maximum release and maturation of man's potential to inquire. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164600/
A Comparison of Selected Attitudes and Values of the Adolescent Society in 1957 and 1972
The purpose of this paper was to investigate the structure and process of selected social influences during adolescence in one large high school. It was hypothesized that adolescents would be more oriented to peers and activities outside school and less oriented to academics, athletics, and other school-related activities. The study sought to answer questions about the social climate of the adolescent in a large high school and to analyze the implications of these findings for administrators and others who are interested in the optimum adjustment of teenagers. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164592/
A Comparison of the Effects of Various Methods of Practicum Experiences upon Subsequent Behavior and Skill of Counselor Trainees
The present study was undertaker, to examine the effects of various methods of training during the practicum experience upon subsequent counselor trainees' behavior and skill. This study has a two-fold purpose. The first is to examine which of two methods of training was most effective in producing behavioral changes in counselor trainees during a five month practicum situation. The second is to compare the effects of these forms of training with a control group which did not utilize the training procedures. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164599/
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/
A Study of the Attitudes of Parents, Teachers and Principals Toward Parental Involvement in School Activities
The problem with which this investigation was concerned was that of surveying the attitudes of parents, teachers, and principals toward parental involvement in school activities. The study had a threefold purpose. The first was to determine the attitudes of parents toward involvement in school activities. The second was to determine the attitudes of teachers and principals toward parental involvement in schools. The third was to identify attitudes of parents, teachers, and principals toward various methods of involvement. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164594/
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/
Attitudes, Perceptions, and Personal Problems of Three Groups of High School Students
The problem of the study was to compare three groups of high school seniors--college preparatory, vocational preparatory, and general diploma students--in scholastic achievement, attitudes, and types of personal problems. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164565/
Communications Programs in the Public Junior Colleges of the United States
The problem with which this investigation is concerned is that of determining the status of communications programs for the terminal technical-vocational student in the public junior colleges of the United States. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164566/
A Comparison of Focused Feedback Techniques in Individual Counseling
The problem with which this study is concerned is a comparison of the effects of three methods of focused feedback upon selected client behaviors in individual counseling. This study has a twofold purpose. The first is to examine which of three methods of focused feedback (videotape, audiotape, or verbal) is most effective in producing selected behavioral changes in clients seen in individual counseling. The second is to compare the effects of the three methods of focused feedback on individual clients with the effects of a traditional individual counseling approach that did not utilize focused feedback. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164568/
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/
Developmental Recommendations for a Selected Texas Black College
The problem of this study is the design of a comprehensive developmental profile for a Texas black college, based upon qualitative academic and nonacademic differences evident through comparison with a predominantly white institution of similar size and purpose. The purposes of the study are first, to identify features which differ between the selected black institution and the more highly rated white college. Second, to analyze differences discovered, and recommend a comprehensive program for upgrading the excellence level of the substandard institution. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164581/
The Effect of Group and Group-Individual Counseling on Achievement and Self-Concept with Coordinated Vocational-Academic Education Students
The purpose of this investigation is to compare the changes in the achievement and self-concept of students in CVAE programs which result from the use of group counseling and group-individual counseling. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164585/
Effectiveness of Programmed Vocabulary Instruction in an Undergraduate Collegiate Business Communications Course
This study evaluates the effectiveness of programed vocabulary instruction in an undergraduate collegiate business communications course. In making its evaluation, the study tests the hypothesis that a class using such instruction would improve over a class without formal vocabulary study. The three areas of proficiency measured are written communication, vocabulary, and reading comprehension. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164569/
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/
A Historical Review of the Coordination of Higher Education in Texas
The problem with which this investigation is concerned is that of providing research on the development of the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, and to describe the manner in which it presently functions. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164588/
Identification and Analysis of Kinds of Information Needed by Community Junior College Students about Business Career Opportunities
This investigation is concerned with the problem of identifying and analyzing kinds of information needed by community junior college students about career opportunities in business, as perceived by students, business teachers, and counselors in community junior colleges. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164578/
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/
The Relationship between Shorthand Achievement and Two Plans of Homework in Shorthand
The purposes of the study were: 1. To design two contrasting plans of shorthand homework, Method A plan to be used by control groups and Method B plan to be used by experimental groups. 2. To implement Method A plan and Method B plan through control and experimental groups respectively. 3. To define criteria by which achievement levels may be determined. 4. To make comparative analysis of achievement levels between the control groups and the experimental groups. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164584/
Research Information and Facilities Available to Graduate Art Students at Ninety European and North American Art Museums
The purpose of the investigation was to collect information from ninety representative art museums in Europe and North America, with visits made to forty-five and a validated questionnaire sent to the others; to study their research-oriented publications as to contents; and to organize the data so that they would be of value to graduate art students. Although this information will be of value to scholars, undergraduate students, and museum personnel, the study was restricted to the graduate art student because some museum libraries restrict their facilities to this educational level. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164575/
A Study of the Employment of Texas Industrial Arts Graduates
The problem with which this study was concerned was to identify employment status of the 1964-1971 industrial arts majors who graduated from the colleges and universities in Texas. Specifically this study analyzed the status of the following industrial arts graduates: those with and without teaching certificates, those in educational employment, those in industrial employment, those who had changed their employment from education to industrial or self-employment and vice versa, and those who returned to campus for further studies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164591/
A Survey of Public School Library Resources in Arkansas
The purpose of this study was an examination of elementary- and secondary-school libraries in Arkansas to determine the adequacy of their resources as compared with the 1960 and the 1969 national school library standards. The findings served as a base for establishing goals and recommendations for improved school library programs in Arkansas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164571/
The Effect of Group Counseling upon Students' Achievement in a Baccalaureate Program in Nursing
The purpose of the study was to utilize group counseling as an attempt to assist an experimental group of students to identify and overcome difficulties which might serve as deterrents to the successful completion of the educational program. The assumption was made that efforts to assist students to have successful experiences would alleviate the high attrition rates of students from nursing education programs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164554/
Adolescents' Perception of Parental Behavior toward Them and its Relationship with Sex, Delinquency, and Security
This study investigated adolescents' perception of parental behavior toward them and its relationship with sex, delinquency, and security. The subjects chosen for the study were sixty boys and sixty girls from eleventh grade English classes, and sixty boys and sixty girls from two institutions for juvenile delinquents. All subjects were white, they ranged in age from fifteen through eighteen years, and they had two living parents. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164555/
A Comparison of Employability of Ph.D.'s and Ed.D.'s in College Teaching Versus Ph.D.'s in an Academic Area
The purpose of this study was to determine the opportunities available for employment to Ph.D.'s and Ed.D.'s in College Teaching by revealing the attitudes/preferences of employing agents-—deans and departmental chairmen-—toward Ph.D.'s and Ed.D.'s in College Teaching versus Ph.D.'s in an academic area. The problem led to the development of eleven specific questions which were investigated in the study. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164544/
A Comparison of Two Methods of Teaching the Manipulative Skills of Office Machines
The problem with which this investigation is concerned is that of comparing a learning systems approach to a lecture-demonstration-rotation approach of teaching the manipulative skills of office machines. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164553/
The Development and Validation of an Inventory of Academic Requirements for Criminal Justice Education
The purpose of this study was to develop a concept of higher education which would be responsive to the needs of criminal justice. The study sought first to identify from both the popular and professional literature the principal roles of the three main component areas of criminal justice (police, courts, and corrections). Second, the study sought to identify those fundamental areas of knowledge which would support the common criminal justice roles; and, finally, the study sought to formulate the essential items of knowledge thus developed into an inventory of academic requirements for criminal justice education and to validate that inventory by subjecting it to the scrutiny of a panel of experts for their evaluation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164552/
The Effect of an In-Service Program Utilizing Bloom's Taxonomy on Teachers' Self-Concepts, Cognitive Level of Test Construction, and Attitudes of Students
The problem of this study was to investigate the effect of an in-service program utilizing Benjamin S. Bloom (Ed.) and others' Taxonomy of Educational Objectives, Handbook I: Cognitive Domain (Bloom's Taxonomy) on (1) the self-concept of experienced secondary English teachers and social studies teachers, (2) the cognitive level of test items on teacher-made examinations, and (3) the attitude changes toward school subjects as rated b students. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164540/
The Effectiveness of Three Procedures for Increasing Assertiveness in Low Assertive College Students
The problem of this study is to determine the relative effectiveness of the three counseling procedures of modeling, assertive training, and modeling plus assertive training for increasing assertive behavior in low assertive junior college students. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164558/
An Evaluation of the Performance of Advisory Boards Serving Selected Schools of Business Administration
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the performance of advisory boards serving schools of business. This evaluation is based upon perceptions held by business school deans, department heads, and advisory board members concerning the most significant objectives established for advisory boards and the extent to which they have been attained. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164557/
The Status of the Teaching of Negro History in the Public High Schools of Texas
The problem of this study was to ascertain the status of the teaching of Negro history in American history classes in the public high schools of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164559/
A Study of Faculty Participation and Organization in Texas Junior Colleges
This study was undertaken with four purposes in mind: (1) to describe the extent to which faculty members are now involved in decision-making in Texas junior colleges as reported by four reference groups: (a) board chairmen, (b) junior college presidents, (c) faculty association presidents, and (d) other faculty members; (2) to describe the opinions of these groups relative to the extent to which faculty members should be involved in decision-making; (3) to describe the opinions of the four reference groups in regard to some characteristics of existing faculty organizations; and (4) to make recommendations for junior college faculty organization and participation in decision-making in Texas junior colleges. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164550/
An Analysis of Perceptions of the Criteria of a Planning Programming Budget System in Public Schools as Held by Three Groups of Educators
The problem of this study was the development of a set of significant public school PPBS criteria based on the analysis of perceptions held by three groups of educators. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164522/
A Comparative Study of the CHEM Study Method Versus the CBA Method
The purpose of the study was to conduct documented research on two of the recently designed teaching methods of high school chemistry, the Chemical Education Material Study (CHEM Study) and the Chemical Bond Approach (CBA). An attempt was made to answer certain questions concerning differences in the two methods. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131463/
A Comparison of Personality Traits Between College Students Reared Within a Selected Polar Region by Non-Native Parents and College Students Reared Within Non-Polar Regions by Native Parents
The problem with which this study was concerned was that of determining of climatic circumstances significantly affect personality development. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164529/
The Contributions of George S. Benson to Christian Education
The problem is to examine the contributions of George S. Benson to Christian education. The study presents data obtained by personal interviews with George Benson and people who have been close to him, excerpts from letters written by former students, teachers, and board members, minutes of the Board of Trustees of Harding College, books, articles, speeches and newspapers. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164505/
The Development of a Concept of Secretaryship as a Guide for the Development of Community College Secretarial Education Programs
The problem of this study was the development of a concept of secretaryship as a guide for the development of community college secretarial programs. The particular interest was with those colleges located in oil-field areas. The purposes were fivefold: (1) to study the historical significance of the concept as an indispensable part of business; (2) to determine the current meaning and significance of the concept within business and industry; (3) to develop certain fundamental philosophies emerging from the study; (4) to develop a comprehensive concept of secretaryship; and (5) to make recommendations for studies leading to modifications that might be considered in the community college programs of business education. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164509/
The Effect of Group Counseling Experiences in a Didactic Classroom Setting on Selected Personality Variables and Counseling Effectiveness
The specific purposes of this study were to measure the changes in self-insight, dogmatic attitudes, Dominance and Change variables on the Edwards Personal Preference Schedule, and discrimination variables on the Carkhuff Discrimination Scale subsequent to personal group counseling experiences and their relationships to other measures believed to be indicative of counselor effectiveness. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164526/
The Effect of Meaningfulness and Position on Cue Selection in Verbal Paired-Associate Learning of Children
The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of stimulus meaningfulness and position on the cue selection of elementary school children in verbal paired-associate learning. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164556/
A Historical Study of Selected Title III Elementary Secondary Education Act of 1965, PACE Projects in Texas
The problem of this study is to analyze some of the effects of selected ESEA, Title III, PACE projects on the educational processes in Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164536/
The History of Speech and Drama Education in the Dallas Public Schools (1884-1970)
The problem of this study was the writing of a comprehensive history of speech and drama education in the Dallas Public Schools from 188^-1970. This necessitated the recording of the facts, events, and circumstances which have determined the condition and progress of speech and drama education in the Dallas Public Schools during this period of time. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164531/
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