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  Partner: UNT Libraries
 Decade: 1930-1939
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
How the Reading Difficulties Are Being Met in Some Fifth Grades of Tarrant County, Texas.
A study to determine the most common reading difficulties in the fifth grade in Tarrant County, Texas, to evaluate the ways they are being met, and to suggest solutions.
The Influence of High - School Home Economics and Science Courses Upon the Grades Earned by Home Economics Majors in College
This study compared two groups of college home economics and science students in order to establish whether or not previous experience influences ability. One group received high school education in the two areas and the other did not.
Jonathan Swift as a Satirist
This thesis presents a the satire of Jonathan Swift's writings framed within the context of the historical events and conditions as they existed during his lifetime.
The Legal Authority and Limitations of Teachers Contracts
The purpose of this study is to determine the nature and characteristics of the contractual relathionship between boards of education and public school teachers. The purpose is also to determine by analysis of a group of contract forms the nature of the stipulations found in the average contract.
Legal Status of Labor in Great Britain and the United States
An investigation of the legal status of labor in Great Britain and the United States. The basis of labor legislation is considered, and the development of labor legislation traced in both countries. A comparison of the legal status of labor at the present time in both countries is made. - Abstract
A Limnological Study of Lake Worth
This thesis presents the results of a three year study devoted to discovering the life and phenomena found in Lake Worth near Fort Worth, Texas.
Mercury-Sensitized Photochemical Action on a Mixture of Isobutane and Isobutene
This study investigated mercury-sensitized photochemical action on a mixture of isobutane and isobutene. Flow runs of isobutane-isobutene 3.2.1 mercury-saturated gases illuminated with unfiltered radiation of mercury vapor lamp gave no detectable change to hydrocarbons heavier than C4 at reaction tempratures of 27C. and 99C.
Methods and Procedures in Directing Extra-Curricular Activities
The purpose of this study is to discover and report the best practices of selecting, organizing, and administering the extra-curricular activitiy program in elementary and secondary schools.
Methods of County Financing in Relation to County Government in Texas
This study aims to show the relation of the methods of county financing in Texas to the present form of county government. It argues that the present form of county government in Texas is antiquated and inadequate to meet the requirements of efficient administration of county financing.
Minor Political Parties Since 1872 and Their Influence
This study discusses the poltical parties in the United States. The writer concluded that the question whether the US will ever have a multiple party system as is maintained in European countries, can be answered only by time.
Moisture Relations of the Soils of Denton County
In this research, study was made of representative soils of denton County (Texas) with the aim of correlating various soil-moisture factors through experimental analyses. Two accepted hypotheses of soil-moisture relations have been substantiated by experiment with Denton County soils.
Molecular Dimensions
This study attempts to calculate the areas of the cross section and diameter of the CH3 group, COOH group, the length of the carbon chain, and the longtiudinal distance between carbon atoms for each of the three acids. It also attempts to develop a method of measuring the effective diameter of molecules of gases. Equations for these terms as given by MacDougall and experiments were performed and the data applied to the equation.
The Narrative Art of Edgar Allan Poe
This thesis is focused on the motivations and influences on the writings of Edgar Allan Poe. Poe's work and letters are used to support the hypothesis that his work resulted from a desire to be recognized.
Necessity for and Trends Toward Foot Hygiene in the Elementary School.
The purpose of this study is to improve helath service to children in general and a better program of foot hygiane in particular. The chief problem of corrective physical education is that of prevention by education.
The Negro as a Character in Recent American Fiction
This study aimed to assess the character in Recent American fiction. It concludes that writers of Negro literature have been quick to see the effectiveness of the use of Negro religious beliefs and practices in giving reality and substance to their racial pictures. Black men have to live in a white man's world. As a whole, contemporary American fiction gives a panorimic view of Negroes of almost every section.
The Origin, Growth, and Development of Physical and Health Education for Girls in the Public Schools of El Paso, Texas
This study presents the origin, growth, and development of the health and physical education progressive movement aimed at public high school girls in El Paso, Texas.
The Origin of Ova in the Adult Opossum
This study attempted to determine whether ova are formed from the epithelial covering of the ovary during sexual maturity, and if so to determine how they are formed and to see if there is any relation between the formation and the breeding season.
Para Determinar un Programa que Mejore la Instrucción del Español Oral en las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Chávez de Nuevo México
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Percolation, Capillarity and Chresard of Representative Denton County Soils
This paper deals with a study of the chresard, percolation, and capillarity of twenty representative Denton County soils. The group of soils chosen vary greatly in texture thus affording excellent material for comparative studies of edaphic factors based upon this property.
A Physical and Chemical Investigation of Eagle Mountain Lake with Reference to Biological Productivity
The purpose of this investigation is to attempt by correlation of chemical-physical factors to ascertain if any one of the necessary features might act as a factor limiting growth and reproduction of either plants or animals. The body of water used in this investigation is Eagle Mountain Lake, a reservoirs approximately five years of age.
The Physiological Effect of Colored Background on One's Ability to See Colors
This study is an attempt to understand if backgrounds with color impact physiology and the ability of a viewer to see color.
Plant Dermatitis: Hypersensitivity to the Oleoresins of Fifty Common North Texas Plants.
A study of hypersensitivity of high school students to the oleoresins of fifty common North Texas plants.
The Plot Structure in Pio Baroja's Novels
Categories titled simple plots, loose plots, no plots, and parallel plots are used within this thesis to organize and contrast sixteen novels by Spanish author Pio Baroja.
Possible uses of North Texas Plants and Animals in Elementary Science
This thesis aimed to study plants and animals of North Texas which are adaptable for use in elementary science. In this study, 15 groups of plants and animals were selected as representative ones and among other benefits, each group of organisms was examined for its contributions to a limited understanding of bilogical principles.
Practical Arts Course Content as Indicated by the Needs and Interests of Denton Junior High School Sixth Grade Boys
This study aimed to determine the proper content of a course of study in practical Arts as indicated by the needs and interests of sixth grade boys.
Preferences Shown by One Hundred Children in Each of the First, Third, and Fifth Grades of the Gladewater, Texas, Elementary School in Illustrating Six Types of Nature Poems
This thesis indicates the nature poetry preferences of fifth grade elementary school children. Data gathered helped determine the preferred aspect of nature and choices of girls compared to boys.
The Present Conditions in Germany as an Effect of the Treaty of Versailles
This is a study of the causes of the rise of the Third Reich, and its attitude toward the Treaty of Versailles.
The Progressive Acceptance of Dewey's Philosophy in Curriculum Development
This thesis addresses a recent development of elementary school children. Curriculum shifted from societal need toward the particular interests and needs of children is supported by the author.
The Prose Dramas of Joaquin Dicenta
The purpose of this thesis is to make an intensive survey of the plots, characters, and teachings of Dicenta's prose dramas together with a study of the life and works of Dicenta.
A Psychological Character Study of Abnormal Escapists as Depicted by Certain Authors
This thesis compares and contrats the abnormal escapism of characters created by Eugene O'Neill, Henrich Ibsen, and Thomas Hardy.
A Quantitative Chemical Analysis of the Hicoria Pecan Nut Kernel
This thesis explores the Hicoria genus and focuses on the Stuart variety of pecan tree. Experimentation yielded the ash constituents, fats, fat constants, crude fiber, protein, and sugar in shelled pecan samples.
A Quantitative Chemical Examination of Surface Well Water from the Three Principal Geological Divisions of Denton County
A sample of the surface-well water was taken from an area of the predominating soil of each of the three geological regions of Denton County, Texas, and a chemical analysis of each sample was made. This thesis deals with the area from which the samples were taken, the methods of analysis used, and the results of the analysis.
A Quantitative Study of the Common Metals Found in the Oak and the Pine
The purpose of this study is to determine the amounts of the element sulfur, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, silicon, iron, aluminium, calcium, magnessium, and manganess found in the roots, hearts, sap, leaves, and bark of two plants, the short leaf pine and the blackjack oak.
The Rate of Natural Fermentation of Various Solutions with Regard to Temperature
The purpose of this study is to investigate the rate of natural fermentation of solutions at different temperatures. Whatever microorganisms that chanced to be present in the air and that chanced to fall into the inoculating medium are the ones which brought about fermentation when transferred to the fermentable solution.
Recreational Therapy for Mentally and Emotionally Maladjusted Personalities
This study of recreational therapy was made in order to determine the use of physical education as a therapeutic for the mentally maladjusted student.
The Relation of Some Factors to Certain Difficulties Recognized by Teachers in Their Teaching
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.
The Relations Between the United States and Honduras, 1825-1933
This study attempts to assess inter-American relationships with particular emphasis on the relations between the United States and Honduras. The study provided detailed data (maps, tables, and figures) that depicted distrubution of trade between the two countries and investments of United States in Hundrashe from 1825 to 1933.
The Relationship of the Turnover of Teachers and College Training
A study to determine whether there is any relationship between teacher training and college training, between turnover of teachers and departmental training, and between grade point average, honor society students, and turnover of teachers.
The Religious Factor in Social Acceptance and Emotional Stability
This study examines the role that religion plays in the lives of high school children. A study conducted on Hondo, Texas high school children yielded data for the study.
A Report and Evaluation of Initial Steps in Curriculum Planning
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.
Satire in the "Cuadros de Costumbree" de Mariano Jóse de Larra.
This study discusses the life and works of Larra and many of his beliefs and ideas. The chapters have been divided into three, traeting of Larra's social, literary and political satire that deals mainly with the high cociety of Madrid (Spain).
Science and Pseudo-Science in Poe's Works
This study attempts to list subjects in the field of Science, in which Poe had an interest. For the purpose of this study, the writer has divided the field of Science into the following heads: medicine, chemistry, biology, navigation, metrology, astronomy, physics, mathematics, and invention. Pseudo-sciences classified as: psychology, metphysics, phrenolgy, astrology, galvanism, mesmerism, logic reasoning, cryptography, and graphology.
Securing Maximum Educational Advantages by the Use of Cooperative Criteria
This study is an examination of the Alvarado, Texas middle school. Advantages afforded by the school building, family income level, and cooperative standards helped indicate future success.
Self-Portrayal in the Plays of Ben Jonson
The purpose of this study was to discover to what extent Ben Jonson revealed himself in his plays and to explain how this self-portrayal has been effected.
The Significance of the School Board in a Public School Relations Program
This study aimed to discover the possibilities of using the board as an agent because of the position of the board numbers in relation to the school and the community. The study provided summary of findings.
Social Backgrounds of the Characters in Willa Cather's Novels
The purpose of this study was to examine and evaluate the various influence that have helped to make the characters in the works of Miss Cather what they are.
Social Ideas in the Dramas of Gregorio Martinez Sierra
This thesis illustrated Gregorio Martinez Sierra's social philosophy: motherhood, marital relationships, relationships between parents and children, and the social even of spain.
Some constructive ideas in Swift's Gulliver's Travels
This study attempt to find in swift's Gulliver's Travels some constructive ideas which were far in advance of his time. This thesis elaborated on contemporary ideas of education, birth control, and government in order to show how much the present age has thought and written about these subjects, and to throw on this background Swift's thoughts, which are not elaborated.
Some Economical and Practical Procedures of Insuring Public School Properties in the Common School Districts of Supervisory Area Number Five of Texas
A study to consider loss ratio on insurance policies carried by school districts in Texas. The purpose is to identify better methods for school insurance. An attempt to compare the cost of administering insurance in Texas and South Carolina.
Some Factors Associated with Teacher Placement in Texas.
The purpose of this study is to make an analysis of some factors associated with teacher selection in Texas.