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Stability of Interest of College Students

Stability of Interest of College Students

Date: August 1956
Creator: Pollan, William D.
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the stability of interest of male and female students at the various age levels in the School of Education of North Texas State Collage, Denton, Texas. To be more specific, the problem is to determine the relationship of age, sex, or both upon stability of interest.
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A Study to Determine a Sound Pattern of Teacher Education for Teachers for Modern Public Schools of a Democracy

A Study to Determine a Sound Pattern of Teacher Education for Teachers for Modern Public Schools of a Democracy

Date: August 1956
Creator: Kearns, James Kell
Description: The problem is to develop a sound pattern of teacher education that will produce teachers capable of functioning adequately in modern public schools of a democracy.
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Relationship between Aptitudes and Major Fields of Study

Relationship between Aptitudes and Major Fields of Study

Date: January 1957
Creator: Nicksick, Theodore
Description: As new measures of aptitude are devised, their implications to education are a fertile source for research. All facets of aptitudes as they relate to education are explored. This study is concerned with such exploration in that it investigates the relationships between aptitudes, as measured by the General Aptitude Test Battery and selected major fields of study at North Texas State College, Denton, Texas. The major fields of study selected for this research are Accounting, Business Education, Elementary Education, Industrial Arts and Marketing.
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An Analytical and Descriptive Technique for Rating Student Teachers

An Analytical and Descriptive Technique for Rating Student Teachers

Date: June 1957
Creator: Latham, James L.
Description: The problem of this study was to develop an analytical and descriptive technique for rating the performances of student teachers. In order to arrive at a solution to this problem, the following sub-problems were to be solved; namely, 1. To develop and validate a set of criteria for describing and rating the performances of student teachers; 2. To develop and validate a descriptive rating scale utilizing those criteria; 3. To develop a technique for using this descriptive rating scale; 4. To establish reliability of the instrument and to demonstrate the ability of the instrument to perform its intended functions.
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A Plan of Christian Higher Education for Arkansas Baptists

A Plan of Christian Higher Education for Arkansas Baptists

Date: June 1957
Creator: Kirkman, Ralph Everett
Description: The primary problem in this study was to develop a comprehensive long-range plan for Arkansas Baptists to use as a guide in meeting their needs in the field of Christian higher education. These needs were viewed in two ways: 1. Need as related to the purposes and philosophy of Christian higher education of Southern Baptists; 2. Need as related to the number of persons to be served.
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Administering the Use of Instructional Space in Texas State-Supported Colleges and Universities

Administering the Use of Instructional Space in Texas State-Supported Colleges and Universities

Date: August 1957
Creator: Craig, Robert E.
Description: 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.
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A Study to Determine the Relationships between Growth in Interest and Achievement of Hight School Science Students and Science Teacher Attitudes, Preparation, and Experience

A Study to Determine the Relationships between Growth in Interest and Achievement of Hight School Science Students and Science Teacher Attitudes, Preparation, and Experience

Date: August 1957
Creator: Taylor, Thomas Wayne
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the relationships between (1) growth in interest and achievement of high school science students and (2) attitudes, preparation, and experience of science teachers. The study encompasses grades nine through twelve, inclusive, in a sample of Texas accredited public high schools.
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An Evaluative Study of Physical Education Activity Programs for Boys in Selected Junior High Schools of Texas

An Evaluative Study of Physical Education Activity Programs for Boys in Selected Junior High Schools of Texas

Date: August 1958
Creator: Muse, James Milton
Description: The problem undertaken in this study was to evaluate the activity phase of boys' physical education programs in selected junior high schools of Texas. As a result of visitation and observation in a number of public junior high schools in the capacity of supervising teacher for physical education majors, it appears that many physical education programs were little more than loosely supervised play periods. Apparently there was room for improvement of these programs but a method for making judgments and recommendations required some type of measuring device. However, an examination of several existing measuring techniques failed to reveal any one devoted to the junior high school level or one concerned primarily with the activity program. As a means of improving existing programs, it was concluded that some new form of evaluation must be designed.
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The Relationship of Leadership Experiences in High School to Leadership Participation in Community Activities

The Relationship of Leadership Experiences in High School to Leadership Participation in Community Activities

Date: August 1958
Creator: Marks, Melvin Glenn
Description: The problem of this study was stated in the form of a question: What is the relationship of leadership roles occupied in high school to leadership roles occupied during the first ten post graduate years and what are the possible implications for the improvement of education for leadership? The accepted hypothesis was that the occupying of leadership roles in high school does lay the foundation for occupying community leadership roles.
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A Study of Certain Variabiles and their Implication in the Vocational Rehabilitation Training of Veteran Trainees

A Study of Certain Variabiles and their Implication in the Vocational Rehabilitation Training of Veteran Trainees

Date: August 1958
Creator: Mathews, Quinten Snow
Description: When one group of disabled individuals finishes their vocational rehabilitation training programs and another group, almost as large in number, fails to complete their courses one wonders whether there are significant differences in the two groups. The problem in this study is to determine if the two groups differ significantly in certain identifiable characteristics. The identifiable characteristics are some important objective variables that are utilized in the vocational rehabilitation training of disabled veterans.
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Measures of Local Fiscal Ability to Supoort Public Schools

Measures of Local Fiscal Ability to Supoort Public Schools

Date: January 1959
Creator: Wetherington, Allen Burton
Description: The primary purposes of this study are fourfold, namely: (1) to summarize the writings of specialists in school finance and public finance which are judged to have significance concerning the nature, source, control, and measurement of local fiscal ability; (2) to develop an analytical evaluation of the "bases" of the proposed measures; (3) to develop a criterion of the relative taxpaying ability of Arkansas counties in terms of the actual valuation of real property; and (4) to determine the significance of the association among the three measures and the relative significance of the degree of relationship of each measure to the criterion.
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The Relative Desirability of Two Types of Junior College Operation

The Relative Desirability of Two Types of Junior College Operation

Date: January 1959
Creator: White, Talmadge Thayne
Description: 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.
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Effectiveness of the Undergraduate Curriculum in Teacher Education in Developing Desired Teaching Competencies

Effectiveness of the Undergraduate Curriculum in Teacher Education in Developing Desired Teaching Competencies

Date: August 1959
Creator: Turkett, Arlie Keith
Description: 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.
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The Relationship between Personality Traits and Preferences for Instructional Methods

The Relationship between Personality Traits and Preferences for Instructional Methods

Date: August 1959
Creator: Patterson, Howard Roscoe
Description: 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.
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Textbook Suitability for the Industrial Arts Program in Texas

Textbook Suitability for the Industrial Arts Program in Texas

Date: August 1959
Creator: McCain, Jerry Clay
Description: 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.
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The Academic Dean and His Role in the Improvement of Instruction

The Academic Dean and His Role in the Improvement of Instruction

Date: January 1960
Creator: Eskew, Cletis Theodore
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine changes in practices and beliefs which would be needed by certain academic deans to provide a sound program for the improvement of college instruction.
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Family Occupational Status of Elementary Public School Teachers and Differential Behavior of Teachers Toward Children of Different Occupational Status Families

Family Occupational Status of Elementary Public School Teachers and Differential Behavior of Teachers Toward Children of Different Occupational Status Families

Date: January 1960
Creator: Hart, Joseph Wesley
Description: Are elementary public school teachers who have been upwardly mobile occupationally more helpful, as measured by Anderson-Brewer "Dominative-Socially Integrative" observation scheme, to children of lower and upper occupational status families than teachers who have not engaged in upward occupational mobility?
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An Analysis of Junior Executive Training Programs in Department Stores in Texas

An Analysis of Junior Executive Training Programs in Department Stores in Texas

Date: June 1960
Creator: Ermert, Gene Oliver
Description: The problem was to determine the significance of various relationships between job-performance ratings and selected factors associated with the college curricula of junior executive trainees. Job-performance ratings were made by personnel directors and immediate supervisors of college graduates enrolled as participants in junior executive training programs in department stores in Texas.
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An In-Service Educational Program for Beginning Teachers of Spanish in the Elementary Grades

An In-Service Educational Program for Beginning Teachers of Spanish in the Elementary Grades

Date: June 1960
Creator: Robertson, John Clifford
Description: The problem of the study was to determine the effectiveness of an in-service education program as a means of providing qualified foreign language teachers for elementary schools. Specifically, the problem was concerned with a statistical comparison of the achievement of two groups of pupils. One group was composed of fourth-grade pupils who were taught Spanish by teachers who had had a maximum of three college hours in Spanish and who had participated in an in-service education program. The other group was composed of fourth-grade pupils whose teachers had had a minimum of twelve college hours in Spanish but had not participated in an in-service education program.
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The Serenades and Divertimenti of Mozart

The Serenades and Divertimenti of Mozart

Date: June 1960
Creator: Gibson, O. Lee (Oscar Lee)
Description: This study has two divisions: Part I, an historical and analytical summary of the emergence and development of the divertimento and the serenade in the eighteenth century, and Part II, the culmination of these structures in the works of W. A. Mozart. Two primary purposes are envisioned: 1) to further our knowledge of how German Gesellshafts-musik evolved toward its peak in the second half of the eighteenth century, and 2) to furnish a useful analytical handbook of Mozart's works in these genres.
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An Analysis of Purchasing Practices in Small School Systems of Texas

An Analysis of Purchasing Practices in Small School Systems of Texas

Date: August 1960
Creator: Shields, Mayron
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to make a study of practices in the purchasing of school supplies in small school systems of Texas. The specific purposes are to measure the efficiency of supply purchasing in these school systems, and, secondarily, to develop purchasing procedures that can be used as a handbook in the purchase of school supplies.
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The Appropriateness of Teaching Certain Religious Concepts to Children Between the Ages of Six and Twelve

The Appropriateness of Teaching Certain Religious Concepts to Children Between the Ages of Six and Twelve

Date: August 1960
Creator: Daniel, James Harris
Description: The problem for this study is to determine the appropriateness of presenting the concepts contained in the "Objectives of Christian Teaching and Training" to children ages six through twelve. The appropriateness of presenting these concepts will be based upon a comparison of research figures with the "Objectives of Christian Teaching and Training."
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A Comparison of Learner-Centeredness in Teacher Attitudes and Verbal Behavior

A Comparison of Learner-Centeredness in Teacher Attitudes and Verbal Behavior

Date: August 1960
Creator: Harder, Nancy Alliene
Description: The problem of this study was to determine whether teachers' attitudes as revealed by responses to an attitude instrument reflect teachers' classroom behaviors as implied by a behavior record of verbal comments to pupils. This research, in effect, was a check on the predictive validity of the attitude instrument used in the study, the Minnesota Teacher Attitude Inventory.
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The Relationship of School Entrance Age to Sociometric Status, Mental Health, and School Attitudes in Intellectually Superior Children

The Relationship of School Entrance Age to Sociometric Status, Mental Health, and School Attitudes in Intellectually Superior Children

Date: August 1960
Creator: Stokes, Elizabeth H.
Description: The problem of this study consists of two phases: 1) to determine the relationship of a) sociometric status, and b) mental health, to intellectual level in a selected sample of sixth-grade children who entered school before the age of six; and 2) to determine the relationship of a) sociometric status, b) mental health, and c) attitudes toward school to the school entrance age in a selected sample of intellectually superior fifth and sixth-grade children who entered school at different ages.
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