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 Decade: 1940-1949
 Language: English
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An Analysis of Factors which will Determine the Application of Design to Industrial Arts Projects

An Analysis of Factors which will Determine the Application of Design to Industrial Arts Projects

Date: 1940
Creator: Welborn, James David
Description: This study discusses a particular phase of industrial arts education, that of industrial arts design. It presents an analysis of design in the industrial arts program for the purpose of education for esthetic appreciation.
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An Analysis of Ferris First-Grade Reading Program in Relation to Recognized Plans for Progress

An Analysis of Ferris First-Grade Reading Program in Relation to Recognized Plans for Progress

Date: 1948
Creator: Ford, Edna
Description: The problem of the study was to analyze the first-grade reading program of the elementary school of Ferris, Texas, in relation to the recognized plans for progress in first-grade reading.
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An Analysis of General Safety Education for Industry and Vocational Schools with Specific Recommendations for Wood Shops and Machine Shops

An Analysis of General Safety Education for Industry and Vocational Schools with Specific Recommendations for Wood Shops and Machine Shops

Date: 1943
Creator: Davis, Carlis Coy
Description: The purposes of this study are to survey the growth of safety concepts in industry and in school shops, to point out the fundamental factors involved in a functioning and worthwhile program of safety education in secondary schools, and to indicate safe practices to be followed by operators of machines in wood and metal shops in secondary schools in order to minimize to the utmost the possibility of accident in such shops, and to set forth a recommended procedure embodying a program of safety for wood and metal shops in secondary schools.
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An Analysis of Grooming Problems of the High School Girl

An Analysis of Grooming Problems of the High School Girl

Date: 1940
Creator: Burks, Jasmine Rudd
Description: The purpose of this study is to analyze the grooming problems of high school girls in Oakwood High School, and to compare the grooming problems of girls who have had a clothing course in Home Economics to those who have not.
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Analysis of Items on a Personality Questionnaire

Analysis of Items on a Personality Questionnaire

Date: 1947
Creator: Darnall, Erie Marshall
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine which items on a personality rating scale are most valid in describing individuals who have been selected on the basis of social acceptance.
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An Analysis of Objectives, Methods, and Materials in Fourth Grade Social Studies as Found in Five Courses of Study

An Analysis of Objectives, Methods, and Materials in Fourth Grade Social Studies as Found in Five Courses of Study

Date: 1946
Creator: Melear, Mary Katherine
Description: The purpose of this study is to examine courses of study for social studies in the fourth grade, and after analyzing the objectives, methods, and the materials of each, to decide whether they meet the criteria prescribed in educational literature.
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An Analysis of One Hundred Divorce Suits Filed in Dallas County, Texas, May and June, 1948

An Analysis of One Hundred Divorce Suits Filed in Dallas County, Texas, May and June, 1948

Date: August 1948
Creator: Gibson, Harville
Description: The problem is limited to an analysis of the first one hundred divorce suits involving children filed in Dallas County, Texas, during the months of May and June, 1948. The general factors considered are: (a) family background; (b) age; (c) educational background; (d) economic status; (e) previous marital relations; and (f) the number of children.
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An Analysis of Practices for Teaching Conservation of Natural Resources

An Analysis of Practices for Teaching Conservation of Natural Resources

Date: 1941
Creator: Ford, A. Lewis (Albert Lewis)
Description: The problem of teaching conservation resolves itself into two major aspects--one concerned with content material; the other with school and classroom procedures. The author intends to approach the problem from three viewpoints. First, a need for teaching conservation will be shown. Second, the present practices will be discussed. Third, potential methods and materials will be discussed.
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An Analysis of Relation Between International Cooperation and Secondary Education

An Analysis of Relation Between International Cooperation and Secondary Education

Date: 1949
Creator: Inkman, Will W.
Description: In this study an attempt is made to answer the following questions: (1) Can international cooperation be helped through the proper employment of the tool called secondary education? (2) What constitutes such proper employment? (3) What effect, if any, will a sound system of secondary education have upon the objective of world peace, international understanding and good will, and better international, intercultural and interracial relations and friendship?
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An Analysis of Relations of Popularity to Certain Factors in Learning

An Analysis of Relations of Popularity to Certain Factors in Learning

Date: 1942
Creator: Peery, Mary Glenn Frisby
Description: Today educators are faced with the task of shifting the aim of education from that of teaching subject matter to that of providing experiences that are effective in stimulating wholesome personality development. With this in mind the writer was interested in providing opportunities and experiences for the development of efficient, balanced, harmonious, dynamic personalities, and in observing the relationship existing between these factors, social acceptance, home environment or socio-economic status, and the intelligence quotient, and the effects of these relationships upon the child's school success or academic status.
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An Analysis of Scientific Learning in Growing Silkworms

An Analysis of Scientific Learning in Growing Silkworms

Date: 1947
Creator: Roberts, Odessa Hensley
Description: The purpose of this study is to give the results of a science experiment in an elementary grade in raising silkworms. The purpose of the experiment was not to learn the laws and principles of science, but to determine whether the life cycle of the silkworm would create a greater interest in the field of science.
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An Analysis of Six Representative Women Characters in Edith Wharton's Novels

An Analysis of Six Representative Women Characters in Edith Wharton's Novels

Date: 1942
Creator: Wheeler, Ferrel
Description: For this study, an analysis will be made of six of Edith Wharton's heroines: Lily Bart, the luxury-loving, aristocratic heroine of The House of Mirth, who was destroyed by her own class; Ellen Olenska, who neither lost nor sought an established place in New York society, since it belonged to her, and she stayed there by the sacrifice of instinct and happiness; Anna Leath, a typical product of puritan New York, who suffered from having learned so thoroughly the rules of her generation; Halo Tarrant, who took love into her own hands and defied society but felt the strength of the social convention which shuts out the woman who does not play the game according to the rules; Undine Spragg, the social adventurer, who represents ambition, which Mrs. Wharton had come to recognize as the dominant characteristic of the new woman of America; and Sophy Viner, an American girl who, yielding to temptation, is plunged into insecurity because she comes into contact with Anna Leath and the rules of her world.
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An Analysis of some Possible Organizations for the Schools of Wise County, Texas

An Analysis of some Possible Organizations for the Schools of Wise County, Texas

Date: 1946
Creator: George, Cecil Bennett
Description: This problem is to determine what form of organization has most advantages for the schools of Wise County, Texas.
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An Analysis of Teachers' Ratings of Pupils as Bright or Dull

An Analysis of Teachers' Ratings of Pupils as Bright or Dull

Date: August 1940
Creator: Lovelace, William True
Description: This thesis resulted from an examination conducted to determine teacher ability to identify individual student capability based on rapport between the two parties.
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An Analysis of the Activity Program Offered at El Centro, Denton's Youth Center

An Analysis of the Activity Program Offered at El Centro, Denton's Youth Center

Date: August 1949
Creator: Anderson, Douglas Stevens
Description: "The problem of this thesis is to determine through survey and comparative study the effect of the activity program of Denton's El Centro, the youth center, on the youth of the City of Denton...methods of operation and internal organization of youth centers, the purpose of the centers and the results of some of the activities are outlined. Members of the Denton youth center were interviewed; the information gained from the interviews was recorded on prepared questionnaires. Various types of activities at Denton's youth center are discussed. The study also attempts to reveal by means of tables those activities which are more important to the male youth of Denton. A discussion of the treatment of the youth problem is given with conclusions based upon the principles and practices set forth in the foregoing chapters."-- leaf 2.
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An Analysis of the Contribution of a Given Educational System to the Defense of Democracy

An Analysis of the Contribution of a Given Educational System to the Defense of Democracy

Date: 1941
Creator: Maxwell, Maude Napier
Description: The purpose of this study is four-fold: (1) to present through an analysis of life needs the nature and source of a curriculum best adapted to democracy; (2) to present fairly some of the reasons why a curriculum must be founded on democracy if democracy survives the dangerous forces that threaten to obliterate its very existence; (3) to make an unprejudiced analysis of the regular situation now existing in Oklahoma schools at the present time to find whether her schools are meeting this challenge to democracy; and (4) to offer from the comparison of the summaries of these data recommendations whereby all schools may have a curriculum "rooted in the life of its people"--a program that contributes to democracy and permanent national defense.
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An Analysis of the Course of Study for Instrumental Music Courses in the High Schools of Texas

An Analysis of the Course of Study for Instrumental Music Courses in the High Schools of Texas

Date: June 1941
Creator: Howard, William Harmon
Description: The purpose of this survey was to analyze the course of study in instrumental music prescribed by the Texas State Department for the high schools of the state and to determine whether or not a coordinated and well-rounded program of education in instrumental music is being offered in the schools of Texas. It was hoped, furthermore, that, by comparing this program with others elsewhere, this analysis might show whether or not Texas is following any general trend in instrumental music education.
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An Analysis of the Dallas Morning News Used Car Advertisements of Twenty Automobile Dealers for the Month of April

An Analysis of the Dallas Morning News Used Car Advertisements of Twenty Automobile Dealers for the Month of April

Date: August 1940
Creator: Evans, Ralph L.
Description: "It is the purpose of this study to determine the type of appeal, the size and cost, the plan of insertions, and the extent superlatives are used in The Dallas Morning News used car advertisements of twenty automobile dealers during the month of April. Fourteen advertising appeals were used by the twenty automobile dealers advertising in The Dallas Morning News in the month of April. The fourteen appeals used were: efficiency, friendliness, style, curiosity, safety, convenience-comfort, economy reliability-reputation, durability-dependability, social distinction, fear-caution, ambition, pleasure, and family affection. The economy was the one most used appeal by the dealer. As shown in Table 12, the number of advertising appeals used corresponds or exceeds very little the total number of advertising insertions. Excepting one case, the dealers place the largest advertisements in the Sunday paper. The general procedure was that of placing large advertisements in the Sunday paper and smaller ones throughout the week. The total cost for the twenty automobile dealers was $6,452.08. The total advertising cost per dealer ranged from $38.20 to $1613.81. Only nine of the twenty dealers used superlatives in advertising during the month of April. The nine dealers used nine different superlatives for a total of 281 ...
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Analysis of the Distribution of the Public School Funds

Analysis of the Distribution of the Public School Funds

Date: 1940
Creator: Bentley, Jack C.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine to what extent the present laws for distributing the public school funds meet certain criteria set up for apportioning the public school funds of Texas.
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An Analysis of the Enrollment in the Academic and Non-Academic Courses in the Senior High Schools of Texas, 1947-1948

An Analysis of the Enrollment in the Academic and Non-Academic Courses in the Senior High Schools of Texas, 1947-1948

Date: 1949
Creator: Hollis, David Pierre, Jr.
Description: The purpose of this study is to analyze the enrollment in the academic and non-academic courses taught in the senior high schools of Texas.
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An Analysis of the Function of Handicrafts in Education for Life Adjustment Situations

An Analysis of the Function of Handicrafts in Education for Life Adjustment Situations

Date: 1949
Creator: Brenholtz, Gerald S.
Description: The purpose of this study is to find the function of handicrafts in life adjustment education. It should also help in determining sound methods of organizing and teaching handicrafts.
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An Analysis of the Guidance Needs and Problems Among the Women Students at North Texas State Teachers College

An Analysis of the Guidance Needs and Problems Among the Women Students at North Texas State Teachers College

Date: 1943
Creator: Taylor, Myrtie Wooldridge
Description: The intent and purposes of this study are (1) to discover the extent of the guidance needs and problems which confront the women students in North Texas State Teachers College and the extent to which the students are adjusting and developing into normal and socially effective individuals; (2) to interpret the data collected from the individual questionnaires in order that plans for a more adequate and effective guidance program may be made, and to offer a functional basis for individual and group guidance; and (3) to measure their present needs and problems in relation to personal and social adjustments as individuals and as groups.
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An Analysis of the Health Program, to Determine its Adequacy in Meeting the Child's Needs, of the Elementary Schools of Cities the Size of Cleburne, Texas

An Analysis of the Health Program, to Determine its Adequacy in Meeting the Child's Needs, of the Elementary Schools of Cities the Size of Cleburne, Texas

Date: 1949
Creator: Boggs, Durward
Description: This study is for the purpose of making a critical analysis of the health program of the white elementary public schools of Cleburne, Texas with implications for other other cities of corresponding size. This analysis is to evaluate the effectiveness of such a health program in light of certain evaluative criteria. It is intended to call attention to the existing facilities for adequate health instruction, the need, if any, for more and better facilities and the need for teacher training in this field.
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An Analysis of the Hobbies of Sixth Grade Girls of Twelve Elementary Schools of Dallas, Texas

An Analysis of the Hobbies of Sixth Grade Girls of Twelve Elementary Schools of Dallas, Texas

Date: 1943
Creator: Piester, Kathleen
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the number of girls enrolled in the sixth grade in twelve elementary schools of Dallas, Texas, who had hobbies; what types of hobbies had been selected; what factors had influenced their choice of hobbies; and the duration of the hobbies.
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