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 Decade: 1940-1949
 Year: 1940
American Background in Longfellow's "The Song of Hiawatha"
The background for "The Song of Hiawatha" is explicitly American, for Longfellow has preserved many legends, traditions, and customs of the aborigines with fidelity. As a whole, "The Song of Hiawatha" is a successful delineation of the aborigines of North America. Longfellow preserved the most interesting legends and supplemented them with accounts of Indian life. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83348/
An Analysis and Evaluation of the Elementary Science Curricula in the State Universities and Leading Teachers Colleges in the United States
The purpose of this study is to determine the status of elementary science curricula in the different state universities and the leading teachers colleges in the United States. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75584/
An Analysis and Evaluation of Two Methods of Teaching Language Arts
This study compares and and provides an evaluation of language arts progress made by elementary school children using two different methods of instruction. One traditional method stressed grammar and the other experimentally focused on mechanics. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33264/
An Analysis of Certain Factors Associated with School Progress
This thesis is an analysis of certain factors associated with school progress of students of the graduating class of the Hillsboro Junior High School for 1940. The study is limited to considering the effect of age, attendance, environment, and economic status on progress during four years that these students attended junior high school. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70272/
An Analysis of Certain Factors Associated with Teachers' Use of Credit
The purpose of this study is to determine what factors make it necessary for teachers to seek credit, how the credit needs of teachers are now being met, and possible solutions for the problems that exist because of these conditions. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53321/
Analysis of Data Used in Introducing Radio in the School
The purpose of this study is to determine what writers in the field consider essential information for a school administrator to have in inaugurating radio in the school. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75609/
An Analysis of Educational Equalization Legislation in Texas
It is the purpose of this study to make the following investigations: (1) to trace briefly the historical background of equalization in the United States; (2) to present briefly a cross-section of the plans of equalization used by representative states in the United States; (3) to analyze the principal legal provisions of the equalization laws of Texas for the purpose of showing the growth and development of the State's equalization policy; and (4) to present a summary, to draw conclusions, and to make certain recommendations in the light of the information derived from the study. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75598/
An Analysis of Factors which will Determine the Application of Design to Industrial Arts Projects
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53318/
An Analysis of Grooming Problems of the High School Girl
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70253/
An Analysis of Teachers' Ratings of Pupils as Bright or Dull
This thesis resulted from an examination conducted to determine teacher ability to identify individual student capability based on rapport between the two parties. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33283/
Analysis of the Distribution of the Public School Funds
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75589/
Analysis of the Interscholastic League Activities in the Elementary Schools of Texas
The purpose of this study is to present an analysis of University Interscholastic League activities in the light of modern objectives and principles and to evaluate the reaction of the elementary school teachers and principals to the League activities as they affect children, teachers, and the community. It will attempt to point out and analyze the objectives and principles for elementary school activities. It is hoped that it will cause elementary school teachers and principals of the state to cooperate in solving the problem of Interscholastic League activities in the elementary schools of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70277/
An Analysis of the School News Appearing in Seven Navarro County Newspapers in so far as the News Pertains to Twelve School Districts
The problem in this study is to determine and evaluate the practices of twelve small town schools in Navarro County in giving information about the schools to the people of the communities through the newspapers of the county. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75599/
An Analysis of the Seasonal Food Habits of Two Species of Texas Centrarchids
This thesis explores the feeding habits of sunfish and bluegill in Texas lakes. Data gathered for this study is aimed to aid conservation of these pan fish by making a contribution toward a greater life history understanding of each species. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33258/
An Analysis of the Utilization of Community Resources in the Educational Program of Wise County, Texas
The problem forming the basis of this study has to do with an analysis of the degree of utilization of the community resources in the educational programs of the independent school districts of Wise County, Texas, for the purpose of determining how adequately these resources are being utilized by the schools for the enrichment of their curricula to the end that pupils may be released into their respective communities well-prepared to assume the duties and responsibilities of efficient, functioning citizens. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70283/
The Application of Democratic Cooperative Procedures to the Administration of Curriculum Revision
The purpose of this study is to select procedures based on principles of cooperation implied in American democracy, and to apply these democratic cooperative procedures to the administration of curriculum revision. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75585/
The Authorship of 1 Henry VI Considered in Relation to the Sources of the Play
Through an investigation of the problem of the authorship of 1 Henry VI, the author endeavors to present some new evidence concerning the play's authorship. The problem is examined from the standpoint of the relationship between authorship and sources. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75590/
A Bio-Chemical Comparative Study of the Plankton in Lake Dallas and Pecan Creek
The purpose of this investigation is to compare the dissolved and suspended organic material in Lake Dallas to that coming into the lake through Pecan Creek. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75591/
Bottom Fauna of Lake Worth
This thesis describes the vertical distribution, quality, and quantity of the fauna found at the bottom of Lake Worth in Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33273/
The Catalytic Pyrolysis of Benzene
This thesis resulted from tests conducted to determine the nature of benzene pyrolysis during chemical reactions created to increase the stability of gasoline. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33257/
Certain Ideas of Child-Parent Companionship as Expressed by Second-Grade Pupils in the Sam Houston School, Denton, Texas
This purposes of this study were to discover what the second grade children seemed to consider as desirable companionship between themselves and their parents, and to recognize the apparent needs for parental companionship that seemed to exist among the pupils. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70268/
A Chemical Analysis of Soft Wheat
The purpose of this piece of research is to determine the chemical composition of soft winter wheat, and to make a comparative study of it. A study is also made concerning its possibilities as a balanced food. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70273/
Chemical Analysis of the Bottom Deposits of Artificial Lakes with Special Emphasis on Lake Dallas
This study is for the purpose of determining the chemical content of typical artificial reservoir bottom deposits. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70267/
A Chemical Analysis of the Peanut
The object of this paper is to make an analysis of the mineral and food content of the peanut and to compare them with a balanced food. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83334/
Citizens' Understanding of the Utilization of Public School Buildings as Community Centers as Interpreted by Eighty-Four Citizens of the District
The problem of this study is to determine the extent to which public school buildings were used as community centers in 1939-40, and the degree to which certain citizens understood this utilization. The study is limited to the county seats in Deputy State Superintendent's District Number Seventeen of Texas, which includes the following counties: Angelina, Cherokee, Shelby, Rusk, Nacogdoches, Sabine, and San Augustine. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70280/
A Comparative Analysis of the Twelve-Year Plans in Texas Public Schools
The object of this study is to present a brief, though detailed, account of the various methods used to install and to operate a twelve-year curriculum in the Texas Public Schools that have pioneered in this field. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75595/
A Comparative History of Certain Phases of Early Railway Construction, Financing, and Administration in England, France, Germany, and the United States
This thesis contrasts railroading history in England, France, Germany, and the United States to highlight the differences and similarities between them. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33260/
A Comparative Study of Environmental Conditions and their Relations to Achievement, Personality, and Intelligence of Fifth Grade Pupils
This study has the purpose to compare the relationships between personality, environment, achievement, and intelligence and discover the effect, if any, of environment upon the personality, achievement, and intelligence of a group of fifth grade pupils. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83339/
A Comparative Study of Some Physical, Intellectual, and Personality Factors of Groups Entering the Waco State Home at Different Ages and on Different Dates
The problem in this study is to make a comparison of some physical, intellectual, and personality factors of groups of children entering the Waco State Home at different ages and on different dates. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75318/
A Comparative Study of the Effects of Certain Visual Aids on Pupil Achievement in General Science
This thesis presents the results of a study conducted to determine if visual aids impacted the general science capabilities of middle school students. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33293/
A Comparative Study of the Personality of Town Pupils and School Bus Pupils in the Elementary Grades
The major purpose of the study is to reveal, by means of comparison, the extent to which the Town Group of pupils and the School Bus Group of pupils of the elementary grades (fourth to seventh inclusive) of the Decatur, Texas, Public School are adjusting to the problems and conditions which confront them in the Decatur school and community, and the extent to which they are developing a normal, happy, and socially effective personality. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83344/
A Comparative Study of the Relation of Food, Rest, and Recreation to the Height and Weight of the Children in the Fifth Grade of Winnetka School, Dallas, Texas
This thesis is a record of the results of a study made to obtain information about the relation of food, rest, and recreation to the height and the weight of the children in the fifth grade of Winnetka School, Dallas, Texas. The purpose of the work was three-fold: (1) to gain a better understanding of the nutritive value of foods and thereby put this understanding into practice; (2) to recognize the three essentials of good health: namely, diet, rest, knowledge of health rules; (3) and to create a desire to practice them. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75610/
A Comparison of Exotic and Domestic Species in American Zoological Gardens and their Practical Educational Value
This thesis presents a comparison of zoos and zoological gardens in the United States, Europe, and Asia. After an examination of these entities, the appeal and educational value of particular species is determined. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33255/
A Comparison of the Group and the Individual Techniques of Teaching Algebra
This thesis presents findings made during an examination and comparison of the individualized unit and traditional group methods used to teach ninth grade algebra in Hillsboro, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33278/
A Comparison of the Socio-Economic Status with the School Status of the Third and Fourth-Grade Pupils of the Jermyn, Texas, Public School
The present study is concerned with the relation of the existent socio-economic family status to the school status of twenty-four third and fourth grade pupils in the Jermyn, Texas public school. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75593/
The Concept of Tragedy and Tragicomedy as Revealed in the Plays of Beaumont and Fletcher
This thesis is an analysis of the comic and tragicomic styles that are evident in plays written by Beaumont and Fletcher. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33295/
The Cost of Securing a Master's Degree from a Texas State Teachers College and the Economic and Profesional Value of the Degree
The intent of this thesis is to indicate the economic cost and professional value that result from earning a graduate teaching degree. Data gathered to formulate study conclusions came from questionnaires distributed to master's recipients from five Texas teachers colleges. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33254/
A Critical Analysis of Spelling Achievement in the Ft. Worth, Texas, Elementary Schools
This study presents an efficacy evaluation of language arts instruction in the Fort Worth, Texas elementary schools. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33279/
A Critical Study of the Auditorium Activities of the White Elementary Schools of Dallas, Texas, to Determine the Educational Value of such Procedures in a Platoon System of Public Schools
The purpose of this survey was to make a critical study of (a) educational philosophies, (b) the place of auditorium activities, (c) the purpose of auditorium activities, and (d) the value of auditorium activities in the whole scheme of educational procedures. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70278/
Dark Adaptation of Second and Third Grade Children
The purpose of the study is to determine the dark adaptation of second grade children in Denton, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53316/
A Dark Adaptation Study of College Men and Women
This study is the result of tests conducted to determine the adaptability of the human eye to darkness. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33266/
The Determination of the Constants in the System of Methyl Alcohol, Acetic Acid, and Water
The purpose of this study is to determine the specific reaction or velocity constants and the equilibrium constant in a system of methyl alcohol and acetic acid, a bimolecular reaction of the second order. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75265/
Developing and Evaluating a Community Social Science Program for the Seventh Grade
The purpose of this study is to develop and to evaluate a community social science program for the seventh grade. The control group was taught in the traditional method, while the experimental group was taught with the community as the basis of all activities. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70271/
The Development of Russian Industry
This thesis examines the development of Russian industry, and includes chapters on Russian manufacturing prior to the world war, heavy industry, light industry, sources of supplies, hindrances to manufacturing, and working and housing conditions. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75600/
The Development of the Commercial Curricula in the Seven State Teachers Colleges of Texas
This thesis outlines the growth of curricula in the seven state teachers colleges in Texas from establishment to the 1939 - 1940 school year. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33294/
Discovering the Extent to which Feelings of Insecurity can be Eliminated in Children of the Third Grade
This thesis presents student case studies from a third grade class at an Albany, Texas elementary school. Students with insecurity issues are described and remedial treatments are suggested. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33287/
Dissemination of Teachers' Codes of Ethics
This thesis examines the awareness of national and state standards established for teachers by teacher associations. Data for this study came from questionnaires filled out by teachers taking courses at North Texas State University. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33256/
The Dyadic Operator Approach to a Study in Conics, with some Extensions to Higher Dimensions
The discovery of a new truth in the older fields of mathematics is a rare event. Here an investigator may hope at best to secure greater elegance in method or notation, or to extend known results by some process of generalization. It is our purpose to make a study of conic sections in the spirit of the above remark, using the symbolism developed by Josiah Williard Gibbs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75602/
The Economical and Educational Values of the Banking System in the Public Schools of Dallas, Texas
The purpose of this study was to determine the economic and educational values of a banking program in a public school system. The program as employed in the city schools of Dallas, Texas, has been used as the subject for consideration. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70274/
Edgar Allan Poe in Relation to his Times
This study is based upon the prose works of Poe and covers the topis of politics and social reforms, contemporary attitudes toward death, customs, science and pseudo-science, and contemporary literature. The thesis attempts to prove that Poe's works show manifest evidences of his being a product of his times. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70285/
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