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 Decade: 1940-1949
 Degree Level: Master's
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
An Evaluation of the Tolar Elementary School, Tolar, Texas

An Evaluation of the Tolar Elementary School, Tolar, Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Jones, Louis B.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the weak points and the strong points of the Tolar Elementary School, and to offer suggestions for improvement where needed.
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The Probable Effect of the 1936 and the 1940 Ruling of the State Board of Education of the State of New Mexico on the High School Principal

The Probable Effect of the 1936 and the 1940 Ruling of the State Board of Education of the State of New Mexico on the High School Principal

Date: 1940
Creator: Walker, K. B.
Description: The purposes of this study, dealing primarily with the principals of the four-year high school who are affected by the administrative requirements, are to determine (1) the probable effect of the higher standards upon the principals as judged by their responses in meeting the requirements of the 1936 ruling, (2) whether the State, the principal, or both are paying for the improvement of the administration in the public schools resulting from the 1936 ruling, (3) attitudes that resulted from the conditions arising from the demands of the standards of the 1936 ruling, and (4) the probable result of the 1940 ruling.
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An Analysis of Certain Factors Associated with School Progress

An Analysis of Certain Factors Associated with School Progress

Date: 1940
Creator: Tribble, Percy G.
Description: This thesis is an analysis of certain factors associated with school progress of students of the graduating class of the Hillsboro Junior High School for 1940. The study is limited to considering the effect of age, attendance, environment, and economic status on progress during four years that these students attended junior high school.
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Developing and Evaluating a Community Social Science Program for the Seventh Grade

Developing and Evaluating a Community Social Science Program for the Seventh Grade

Date: 1940
Creator: Thomas, Lewis C.
Description: The purpose of this study is to develop and to evaluate a community social science program for the seventh grade. The control group was taught in the traditional method, while the experimental group was taught with the community as the basis of all activities.
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Analysis of the Interscholastic League Activities in the Elementary Schools of Texas

Analysis of the Interscholastic League Activities in the Elementary Schools of Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Webb, Escoe Lamar
Description: The purpose of this study is to present an analysis of University Interscholastic League activities in the light of modern objectives and principles and to evaluate the reaction of the elementary school teachers and principals to the League activities as they affect children, teachers, and the community. It will attempt to point out and analyze the objectives and principles for elementary school activities. It is hoped that it will cause elementary school teachers and principals of the state to cooperate in solving the problem of Interscholastic League activities in the elementary schools of Texas.
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A Study of some Aspects of Homogeneous Grouping and their Implications for Democracy

A Study of some Aspects of Homogeneous Grouping and their Implications for Democracy

Date: 1940
Creator: Swenson, Andrew B.
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to determine the implications of certain aspects of homogeneous grouping in the school and their relationship to the American conception of democracy.
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A Critical Study of the Auditorium Activities of the White Elementary Schools of Dallas, Texas, to Determine the Educational Value of such Procedures in a Platoon System of Public Schools

A Critical Study of the Auditorium Activities of the White Elementary Schools of Dallas, Texas, to Determine the Educational Value of such Procedures in a Platoon System of Public Schools

Date: 1940
Creator: Welch, Elizabeth
Description: The purpose of this survey was to make a critical study of (a) educational philosophies, (b) the place of auditorium activities, (c) the purpose of auditorium activities, and (d) the value of auditorium activities in the whole scheme of educational procedures.
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The Economical and Educational Values of the Banking System in the Public Schools of Dallas, Texas

The Economical and Educational Values of the Banking System in the Public Schools of Dallas, Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Varnell, Pansy Lena
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the economic and educational values of a banking program in a public school system. The program as employed in the city schools of Dallas, Texas, has been used as the subject for consideration.
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A Survey of the Children's Magazines Published in America during the Nineteenth Century

A Survey of the Children's Magazines Published in America during the Nineteenth Century

Date: 1940
Creator: Wells, Epsa Louise
Description: It is the purpose of this work to compile and organize available material dealing with children's magazines published in the nineteenth century in America, and present it in a usable form.
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Pragmatism in the Modern School

Pragmatism in the Modern School

Date: 1940
Creator: Wallace, Audie Price
Description: This study proposes to (1) set forth, in a brief way, the gradual evolution of pragmatism from about 1905 down to the present, (2) to clearly define pragmatism and to differentiate between it and some other "isms" having philosophical significance, (3) and to show how pragmatism has made for itself a place in the modern school curriculum.
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A Chemical Analysis of Soft Wheat

A Chemical Analysis of Soft Wheat

Date: 1940
Creator: Truitt, Jack
Description: The purpose of this piece of research is to determine the chemical composition of soft winter wheat, and to make a comparative study of it. A study is also made concerning its possibilities as a balanced food.
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A Personnel Study of Head Football Coaches in the AA High Schools of Texas

A Personnel Study of Head Football Coaches in the AA High Schools of Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Gregory, Lyman
Description: The purpose of this study is three-fold; first, to make a census of the 1939-40 head football coaches in the AA high schools of Texas; second, to present facts that might be useful in the vocational and educational guidance of young men who contemplate a coaching career; and third, to preserve brief histories of the head coaches who aided in the formulation and execution of the AA high school football program in Texas during 1939-40.
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A Review of Literature on the Consumption of Vegetables in America

A Review of Literature on the Consumption of Vegetables in America

Date: 1946
Creator: Ware, Martha
Description: This thesis is a review of thirty-two investigations made from 1917 to 1944 relative to vegetables in the diet of the American people.
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Chemical Analysis of the Bottom Deposits of Artificial Lakes with Special Emphasis on Lake Dallas

Chemical Analysis of the Bottom Deposits of Artificial Lakes with Special Emphasis on Lake Dallas

Date: 1940
Creator: Patrick, Paul V.
Description: This study is for the purpose of determining the chemical content of typical artificial reservoir bottom deposits.
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Macaulay and Carlyle, a Study in Victorian Contrasts

Macaulay and Carlyle, a Study in Victorian Contrasts

Date: 1940
Creator: Flesher, Lyla
Description: Discusses the contrasts apparent in the Victorian era British writers Carlyle and Macaulay with reference to history, biography, and literary criticism.
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Certain Ideas of Child-Parent Companionship as Expressed by Second-Grade Pupils in the Sam Houston School, Denton, Texas

Certain Ideas of Child-Parent Companionship as Expressed by Second-Grade Pupils in the Sam Houston School, Denton, Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Rogers, Roberta
Description: This purposes of this study were to discover what the second grade children seemed to consider as desirable companionship between themselves and their parents, and to recognize the apparent needs for parental companionship that seemed to exist among the pupils.
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The History of the Development of Dental Hygiene in the Elementay Public Schools Dallas, Texas, from 1925-1939

The History of the Development of Dental Hygiene in the Elementay Public Schools Dallas, Texas, from 1925-1939

Date: 1940
Creator: Jacob, Violet Benito
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the influence of the dental hygiene program of the elementary schools of Dallas, Texas, in creating interest, lending knowledge, and promoting habits of proper care of the teeth.
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English Utopias

English Utopias

Date: 1940
Creator: Smith, Stella Parker
Description: This thesis discusses Utopian thought and compares the Utopias of Plato, Sir Thomas More, Sir Francis Bacon, and Jonathan Swift in the areas of government, education, and social problems.
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The Relation Between the Sociability of Parents and the Social Success of their Children in School

The Relation Between the Sociability of Parents and the Social Success of their Children in School

Date: 1940
Creator: Patrick, Flora LaRue
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine what relation, if any, exists between the social interests and participation of parents and the social success of their children in elementary school. An additional purpose is to determine the relationship between occupational status of parents and social success of children.
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An Experiment in the Production of Archery Equipment in Physical Education Classes at North Texas State Teachers College to Determine the Motivation Possibilities and the Procedure Necessary in the Production of the Equipment

An Experiment in the Production of Archery Equipment in Physical Education Classes at North Texas State Teachers College to Determine the Motivation Possibilities and the Procedure Necessary in the Production of the Equipment

Date: 1940
Creator: Hendrick, Tommie W.
Description: The purpose of this study was to record the results of experiments made in the construction of archery equipment at North Texas State Teachers College in the school sessions from 1938 to 1940.
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A Study of the Value of Phonics as an Aid in Teaching Second-Grade Reading

A Study of the Value of Phonics as an Aid in Teaching Second-Grade Reading

Date: 1944
Creator: Land, Willie Mae Hurst
Description: The purpose of this study was (1) to determine the need of phonics as a tool in word recognition; (2) to find out the opinions of outstanding educators concerning the value of phonics in primary reading; (3) to know present trends in the teaching of phonics in primary grades; and (4) to ascertain by actual experiment the results of phonetic training.
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Remedial Reading in a First-Grade Section of the Gladewater Elementary School

Remedial Reading in a First-Grade Section of the Gladewater Elementary School

Date: 1944
Creator: Milner, Abbie Ernestine
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of a teaching technique which involves grouping of students on their ability in reading for the improvement of reading in the school.
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Problems in Producing Visual Materials for Classroom Use

Problems in Producing Visual Materials for Classroom Use

Date: 1942
Creator: Reed, Gratton Francis
Description: The general purpose of this study and investigation is to prepare a suitable reference work on production and use of visual educational material. This study will aid the teacher who wishes to produce material in his community to serve as an aid to teaching.
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A Survey of the Public School System of Denton, Texas, with Reference to the Financial Status, the School Plants, the Instructional Staff, the Pupil Personnel, and the Libraries

A Survey of the Public School System of Denton, Texas, with Reference to the Financial Status, the School Plants, the Instructional Staff, the Pupil Personnel, and the Libraries

Date: 1943
Creator: Brooks, Marjorie Lynn Collier
Description: The purpose of this study is to report a survey which the writer made of the public school system of Denton, Texas, dealing with the financial status, the school plants, the teaching personnel, the pupil personnel, and the libraries. The goal was to evaluate the schools in light of accepted standards for the factors considered, and to make certain recommendations regarding improvements.
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