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 Decade: 1950-1959
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Adapting a Reading Program to Individual Differences

Adapting a Reading Program to Individual Differences

Date: August 1954
Creator: Manning, Lucile
Description: The problem of this study was to test the effectiveness of adapting the reading instruction to the level and ability of individuals or small groups of a particular group of second grade children.
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The Adequacy of the School Transportation Systems of Montague County, Texas

The Adequacy of the School Transportation Systems of Montague County, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Allen, Bill N.
Description: In this study an attempt is made to determine the adequacy of the school transportation systems of Montague County, Texas.
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An Analysis of Certain Factors Associated with Teacher Supply and Demand in Texas

An Analysis of Certain Factors Associated with Teacher Supply and Demand in Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Jones, George Lee
Description: The problem of this study is to determine what are the factors associated with teacher supply and demand in Texas, to analyze and interpret these factors, and to offer recommendations regarding the problem.
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An Analysis of the Changes and the Development of Negro Education in Rural Harrison County, 1940-1950

An Analysis of the Changes and the Development of Negro Education in Rural Harrison County, 1940-1950

Date: August 1950
Creator: Stone, Pearle Pippen
Description: "The problem of this study is to trace the changes and the development of Negro education in rural Harrison County, Texas, from 1940-1950." --pg. 1
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An Analytical Study of the Recreation Program of the Dallas County Juvenile Home Dallas, Texas

An Analytical Study of the Recreation Program of the Dallas County Juvenile Home Dallas, Texas

Date: August 1953
Creator: Taylor, Ralph R.
Description: "It has been the purpose of this study to make an analysis of the recreational program at the Dallas County Juvenile Home...certain conclusions concerning the recreational program have been reached. 1. The principles upon which the recreational program is based are in line with the recommendations of the National Recreation Association. 2. In practice, recreation in the Dallas County Juvenile Home has not reached maximum efficiency. 3. The program is built largely to fill the needs of the majority of the boys who are detained at the home. 4. The program has been modified in some cases to meet the needs of the individual groups. 5. The recreation program serves as a means for the boys to express themselves; therefore, the supervisors and the case workers are able to establish better rapport with each boy. 5. The better rapport with each boy enables the case worker to determine the proper placement of the boy. 7. Through the efforts of recreation many personality adjustments have been made. 8. The study shows that the majority or 51 percent of the boys chose yard play as a first choice of activities offered at the home. 9. Because of the maintained interest of the ...
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A Beginning Program of Vocational Guidance through the Commercial Department of Sweetwater High School

A Beginning Program of Vocational Guidance through the Commercial Department of Sweetwater High School

Date: 1950
Creator: Sivells, Leila Mae
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to present a beginning program of vocational guidance through the commercial department of the small high school. Guidance, whether in the field of personality, education, health, financial, or occupational guidance, must be developed over a period of months and years. This study will deal only with the personnel, activities, and materials needed to introduce such a vocational guidance program.
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Certain Procedures for the Improvement of Reading Skills in the Middle Grades

Certain Procedures for the Improvement of Reading Skills in the Middle Grades

Date: 1951
Creator: Clark, Sarah Elizabeth
Description: The problem of this study was to demonstrate the effectiveness of certain recommended procedures for the improvement of reading skills in one fourth grade and one fifth grade class in the Jacksboro Elementary School. The purpose was to discover through testing and observation the level of each student and his specific reading needs.
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Characteristics or Practices Which Contribute to Difficulties Experienced by Certain College Freshmen

Characteristics or Practices Which Contribute to Difficulties Experienced by Certain College Freshmen

Date: 1950
Creator: Shaw, Charles Lawson
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a survey of freshman classes in four Texas colleges to determine, in the opinion of first-year college students, the weaknesses in their high-school training that have operated to make their college work more difficult. Three major fields of difficulties -- subject matter of the high schools, the high-school teacher, and the high-school's part in developing habits and influencing students -- were used as a basis for the survey.
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Class Piano in Relation to the Needs and Interests of the Child

Class Piano in Relation to the Needs and Interests of the Child

Date: 1950
Creator: Atchison, Ruby Dale Brown
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to show how class piano can meet the needs and interests of the child. Research was made to discover the development of piano from its very beginning to the present time, thereby showing the value of class piano and how old and new methods can be used to meet the needs and interests of the child.
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A Comparative Analysis of Adopted Textbooks in Social Studies in Texas from 1913 to 1949

A Comparative Analysis of Adopted Textbooks in Social Studies in Texas from 1913 to 1949

Date: 1950
Creator: Thompson, Mary Alice
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a comparative analysis of the adopted textbooks for the sixth and seventh grades in social studies in the public schools of Texas from 1913 until the present time, 1949, to determine changes in concepts of presenting and teaching social studies during this time.
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A Comparative Analysis of the Methods and Factors Employed in Grading Students in Physical Education, Typing, and English in Fifty Class "A" High Schools of Texas for the Year 1949-1950

A Comparative Analysis of the Methods and Factors Employed in Grading Students in Physical Education, Typing, and English in Fifty Class "A" High Schools of Texas for the Year 1949-1950

Date: 1950
Creator: Havenhill, Ralph
Description: The problem of this study was to make a comparative analysis of the methods and factors employed in grading students in physical education, typing, and English in fifty Class "A" high schools of Texas for the school year of 1949-59. This analysis was of two pars. One phase gave consideration to various methods used in grading pupils. The other considered factors that go to make the whole of student grades and the percentage attached to each factor. The two phases were so interrelated that it was felt that this study would not be complete without the inclusion of both.
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A Comparative Sociometric Ethnological Study

A Comparative Sociometric Ethnological Study

Date: 1951
Creator: McElroy, A. L., Jr.
Description: The purpose of this study is to compare sociometric data obtained from Negro and white pupils in fourth, fifth, and sixth grade public school classrooms in Fort Worth, Texas. An attempt will be made to determine, as nearly as possible with the methods available and other limitations of this study, to what degree socialization is affected by racial factors in groups which are comparable in terms of socio-economic status.
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A Comparative Study of Achievements of Anglo- and Latin-American High School Pupils

A Comparative Study of Achievements of Anglo- and Latin-American High School Pupils

Date: August 1951
Creator: Nelson, Leslie R.
Description: "The purpose of this study is to investigate paired groups of Latin-American and Anglo-American children in one community who have attended the public schools approximately the same number of years, to discover difference, if any, in achievement when comparable opportunities for education have been present. Achievement, in this instance, means all phases of the school program: core subject areas, vocational subjects, physical education and health, and participation in extra-curricular activities. Two source of data are utilized in this study: (1) background information concerning the status and accomplishments of the Latin-american child in Texas schools, taken from professional literature in the field and related studies; (2) primary data, consisting of test results and case studies of two selected groups of pupils in the Stuart High School in south Texas, taken from the school records and teacher-observations studies of the Stuart High School ."-- leaf 3.
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A Comparative Study of Athletic Coaches in Class "A" and Class "B" High Cchools of North and East Texas

A Comparative Study of Athletic Coaches in Class "A" and Class "B" High Cchools of North and East Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Covin, Forrest Lee
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a comparative analysis of a representative number of coaches in selected Class "A" and Class "B" high schools of North and East Texas.
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A Comparative Study of Forty-Five Freshmen at Southwestern Junior College Showing What Influence Intelligence, Socio-Economic Status, Mental Health, Personality, and Manual Work Load Have upon Grades Received

A Comparative Study of Forty-Five Freshmen at Southwestern Junior College Showing What Influence Intelligence, Socio-Economic Status, Mental Health, Personality, and Manual Work Load Have upon Grades Received

Date: 1950
Creator: Craw, Frances
Description: The purpose of this study is to see to what extent the factors of intelligence, socio-economic status, personality, condition of mental health, and manual work load have influence the grades received by forty-five freshmen at Southwestern Junior College.
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A Comparative Study of Personality and Achievement of Latin-American and Anglo-American Children in the Intermediate Grades of one Elementary School

A Comparative Study of Personality and Achievement of Latin-American and Anglo-American Children in the Intermediate Grades of one Elementary School

Date: 1950
Creator: Stone, Hazel Mildred
Description: The purpose of this study was to compare the achievement and personality development of Latin-American and Anglo-American school children of similar intelligence in the Washington Height School, Fort Worth, Texas. This was done in order to determine if the Latin-American children had as great a chance of success in school as did the Anglo-American children.
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A Comparative Study of Retention of Learning by Boys and Girls of Stonewall Jackson School, Denton, Texas

A Comparative Study of Retention of Learning by Boys and Girls of Stonewall Jackson School, Denton, Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: Robertson, George L.
Description: This thesis presents a comparative study of retention of learning by boys and girls of Stonewall Jackson School of Denton, Texas.
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A Comparative Study of Special Education for Exceptional Children to Determine How Adequately Texas is Meeting the Psychological and Sociological Needs of Exceptional Chidren

A Comparative Study of Special Education for Exceptional Children to Determine How Adequately Texas is Meeting the Psychological and Sociological Needs of Exceptional Chidren

Date: 1953
Creator: Martineau, Hazel B.
Description: The problem of this study may be stated as follows: (1) to establish sound and acceptable principles and criteria for the special education of exceptional children, (2) to analyze the Texas plan of special education together with the plans of certain other selected states, (3) to determine how adequately the Texas plan is meeting the psychological and sociological needs of exceptional children.
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A Comparative Study of the Appeal in Favorite Comics and Favorite Fiction, as Reported by Ninth-grade Pupils in the James P. Elder Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas

A Comparative Study of the Appeal in Favorite Comics and Favorite Fiction, as Reported by Ninth-grade Pupils in the James P. Elder Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Smith, Mary Blanche
Description: The problem of this study is to compare certain elements of appeal in favorite comic books and favorite books of fiction read by 384 ninth-grade pupils in the J. P. Elder Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas, during a three-months period from November 7, 1949, to February 7, 1950. The purpose of this investigation is to ascertain whether the same elements of appeal are common to both types of reading, and whether they compare favorably with the findings of other investigations reported in literature on the subject.
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A Comparative Study of the Cost of Operating the Rural High Schools of Collin County Before and After Gilmer-Aikin Legislation

A Comparative Study of the Cost of Operating the Rural High Schools of Collin County Before and After Gilmer-Aikin Legislation

Date: August 1950
Creator: Pinkerton, Woodrow W.
Description: Inasmuch as it has been assumed by the people of the State of Texas that the cost of operating the public school systems has risen since the Gilmer-Aikin Bills have gone into effect, the purpose of this study is to determine just what cost items have increased and to what extent. There are many cost items to be considered in the operation of a public school, and they have varied from year to year since the beginning of public school operation. This study attempts to determine those increased cost items in rural high schools which can be contributed directly to the passage of the Gilmer-Aikin Bills.
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A Comparative Study of the Educational Growth and Personal Characteristics of Children from Broken Homes and of Children from Normal Homes

A Comparative Study of the Educational Growth and Personal Characteristics of Children from Broken Homes and of Children from Normal Homes

Date: August 1950
Creator: Peters, William Edward
Description: The problem herein undertaken is to compare the educational growth and personal characteristics of children from broken homes with those of children from normal homes. Plans were made to carry out the study described herein. If the broken home had any effect, could it be determined and measured in such a manner as to draw reasonable conclusions? An investigation was made to determine the effect, if any, which the broken home was having on the children in the school.
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A Comparative Study of the Environmental Influence Upon the Development of Fifty Fifth-Grade Pupils from the Reynolds School and Fifty Fifth-Grade Pupils from the Oliver School, Stamford, Texas

A Comparative Study of the Environmental Influence Upon the Development of Fifty Fifth-Grade Pupils from the Reynolds School and Fifty Fifth-Grade Pupils from the Oliver School, Stamford, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Martin, Audley Jones
Description: The major purpose of this study is to reveal, by means of comparison, the extent to which environment has influenced the development of the fifth-grade pupils of the Reynolds and Oliver Schools of Stamford, Texas.
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A Comparative Study of the Reading Ability Scores of Boys and Girls in the Third Grade of the Graham, Texas, Elementary School

A Comparative Study of the Reading Ability Scores of Boys and Girls in the Third Grade of the Graham, Texas, Elementary School

Date: August 1950
Creator: Range, Ruby
Description: For eighty years psychologists have investigated problems touching upon reading ability. It is the purpose of this study to determine if there is any significant difference in the reading ability of boys and girls in the third grade. If such differences are found to exist, an attempt will be made to explain the cause.
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A Comparative Study of the Scholastic Achievement of Junior High School Boys Who Work after School and Those Who Do Not

A Comparative Study of the Scholastic Achievement of Junior High School Boys Who Work after School and Those Who Do Not

Date: 1950
Creator: Trusty, Ruby
Description: In this particular study the problem is to determine the influence working after school hours has upon a group of junior high school boys. This study is concerned with comparisons in subject matter achievement, self and social adjustment, and behavior records and ratings. It is the purpose of this study to make these comparisons with boys who work after school and those who do not.
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