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 Department: Department of Physical Education
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 Decade: 1930-1939
An Analysis of the Hobbies of the Fifth Grade Boys of Twelve Elementary Schools of Dallas, Texas

An Analysis of the Hobbies of the Fifth Grade Boys of Twelve Elementary Schools of Dallas, Texas

Date: August 1939
Creator: Dittrich, Cedonia E.
Description: "The purpose of this study was to determine the percent of boys who had hobbies; what influenced their choice of hobbies; what types of hobbies were selected; what were their recreational, educational, and vocational values; and what were their environmental influences...One hundred and ninety-eight questionnaires were filed out in the schools that were in the high economic districts, one hundred ninety-one in the medium districts, and one hundred ninety-seven in the low districts. This made a total of five hundred and sixty-five questionnaires used in the analysis... Comparisons and analyses of all the groups were made by means of numbers, percentages, and averages. "-- leaves 3,7
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An Analysis of Twelve Courses of Study in Physical Education for Junior and Senior High School Boys

An Analysis of Twelve Courses of Study in Physical Education for Junior and Senior High School Boys

Date: August 1936
Creator: Cooper, William A.
Description: The purpose of this study was to analyze twelve courses of study in physical education for boys in junior and senior high schools. Based on the analysis and the evidence presented, the study substantiated the lack of uniformity of the essential phases of the physical education program.
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A Comparative Study of the Affiliated and Non-Affiliated Physical Education Programs in the Texas High Schools to Determine the Value of Such Affiliation as a sound Educational Requirement

A Comparative Study of the Affiliated and Non-Affiliated Physical Education Programs in the Texas High Schools to Determine the Value of Such Affiliation as a sound Educational Requirement

Date: August 1937
Creator: Bevill, Glenda Pearl
Description: This study attemts to compare, among other things, the non-affiliated Physical Education program with affiliated program in the Texas High Schools to determine the value of such affiliation as a sound educational requirement.
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A Comparative Study of the Old Physical Training and Modern Physical Education to Determine the Status of Physical Activity as an Integral Part of the Modern Education Program

A Comparative Study of the Old Physical Training and Modern Physical Education to Determine the Status of Physical Activity as an Integral Part of the Modern Education Program

Date: August 1937
Creator: Bryson, Lida Kate
Description: This comparative study of the old physical training and modern physical education was made to determine the status of an original physical activity program as an integral part of modern education. It also discuss
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The Educational and Recreational Value of Swimming in Texas as Revealed by the Municipal and Educational Institutions

The Educational and Recreational Value of Swimming in Texas as Revealed by the Municipal and Educational Institutions

Date: August 1938
Creator: Woodall, Earle S.
Description: The purpose of this study was undertaken first, to determine, in so far as possible, the extent of the growing popularity of swimming throughout Texas; second, to discover what provisions were being made to meet the new demands for more adequate facilities and instruction; third, to reveal the extent of swimming participation in the state; fourth, to reveal data showing the extent and kind of swimming facilities in the state; and fifth, to evaluate the data found.
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The General Development of Safety Education with Special Reference to the Safety Program of the Public Schools of Dallas, Texas

The General Development of Safety Education with Special Reference to the Safety Program of the Public Schools of Dallas, Texas

Date: August 1939
Creator: Jeanes, Artie Lee
Description: "The purpose of this thesis is to show the general development of safety education in the home, the school, and the community with special reference to the safety program in the Public Schools of Dallas, Texas. In this study of the general development of safety education the writer has treated the problem in the following divisions: (1) History of the safety movement (2) Safety education (3) Public safety education (4) Safety program in Dallas (5) Home safety (6) School safety and (7) Safety program in the Dallas Public Schools. Special consideration was given to the safety program of the Public Schools of Dallas "-- leaf 1.
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The Growth and Development of the Physical Education Program for Men in the Colleges and Universities of the United States of America

The Growth and Development of the Physical Education Program for Men in the Colleges and Universities of the United States of America

Date: August 1938
Creator: Tergerson, Charles J.
Description: The purpose of this study was to compile an account of the growth and development of physical education for men in the colleges and universities in the United States. The plan was to organize the historical literature and the material obtained from the investigation in such a way as to make it of value to the institutions of higher learning in the further development of their physical education programs.
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Methods and Procedures in Determining a Recreation Program for the City of Denton, Texas

Methods and Procedures in Determining a Recreation Program for the City of Denton, Texas

Date: August 1938
Creator: Bales, Marguerite
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine to what extent the existing Recreation Program of Denton, Texas provides for the leisure time needs of the citizens of Denton. After the existing program was surveyed, the results were compared with the standards set up by the National Recreation Association for a city the size of Denton. From a comparison of the present program and the standards, an effort was made to formulate a program that would meet the leisure time needs of the citizenship of Denton.
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Recreational Therapy for Mentally and Emotionally Maladjusted Personalities

Recreational Therapy for Mentally and Emotionally Maladjusted Personalities

Date: August 1938
Creator: Buice, Mary
Description: This study of recreational therapy was made in order to determine the use of physical education as a therapeutic for the mentally maladjusted student.
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A Study of the Participation and Interests in Leisure Time Activities of the Women of Dallas, Texas

A Study of the Participation and Interests in Leisure Time Activities of the Women of Dallas, Texas

Date: July 1937
Creator: Wade, Irma E.
Description: "It is the purpose of this investigation to discover and report how the women of Dallas, Texas, spend their time when not engaged in their daily occupation. ... it attempts to disclose the trend of interest of various groups according to age, salary, and occupation; the influence of previous training; the reasons for non-participation in the activities in which they desire to take part. It is a further purpose to formulate various plans which are to evaluate academically or non-academically the activities that should be included in the program for the modern girl in the secondary school."-- leaf 1.
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Survey of Practices and Procedures of the Administration of the University Interscholastic League of Texas to Determine the Educational Value of Such Procedures

Survey of Practices and Procedures of the Administration of the University Interscholastic League of Texas to Determine the Educational Value of Such Procedures

Date: August 1938
Creator: Simpson, Lee Edwin
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the educational value of the University Interscholastic League to the school child of Texas in relation to the expenditure of time and means.
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A Survey of the Activities of the High School Students and Adults in the Community Bounded by the School District of Springtown, Texas, to Determine the Economic, Physical, Religious, and Social Standards of the Community

A Survey of the Activities of the High School Students and Adults in the Community Bounded by the School District of Springtown, Texas, to Determine the Economic, Physical, Religious, and Social Standards of the Community

Date: August 1939
Creator: Zeretzke, Albert
Description: "...This interest developed into a four-fold problem: (1) to discover and report the history of the Springtown Independent School District, (2) to show the growth of this school district (3) to discover and report the activities in which the adults and high school students of this community participate and those in which they would like to take part; and (4) to determine the religious, social, and economic standards of the community."
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A Survey of the Growth and Development of National Safety to Determine the Educational Contributions of Industrial Institutions to the New Social Order

A Survey of the Growth and Development of National Safety to Determine the Educational Contributions of Industrial Institutions to the New Social Order

Date: 1939
Creator: Venable, Mae
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to make a survey of the growth and development of safety. Safety-consciousness in the individual may be developed by determining the educational contributions that have been made in the field of safety by industrial and social organizations.
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To Determine some Educational Factors Associated with the Growth and Development of Physical Education in the Senior Colleges of Texas

To Determine some Educational Factors Associated with the Growth and Development of Physical Education in the Senior Colleges of Texas

Date: June 1937
Creator: Roberts, Sally Stevens
Description: This thesis aimed to determine how and why physical education made its apperance and has developed in in the senior colleges of Texas.
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