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 Department: Department of Education
 Decade: 1940-1949
 Year: 1947
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
Administrative Activities of High School and Elementary School Principals with Respect to some Democratic Procedures

Administrative Activities of High School and Elementary School Principals with Respect to some Democratic Procedures

Date: 1947
Creator: Clayton, Irvin
Description: The purpose of this study is two-fold: (1) to determine democratic procedures as they apply to administrative activities, and (2) to compare the activities of high school principals with those of elementary school principals with respect to democratic procedures.
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Adult Education: in Retrospect and Prospect

Adult Education: in Retrospect and Prospect

Date: 1947
Creator: Storey, Lonita
Description: This thesis shows trends and tendencies in the development of adult education during the twentieth century. The author also proposes a plan for the education of returning G.I.'s.
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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 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 the Possible Need of an Aircraft Training Program in Fort Worth Vocational Education Program

An Analysis of the Possible Need of an Aircraft Training Program in Fort Worth Vocational Education Program

Date: 1947
Creator: Brooks, William A.
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an analysis of the extent of the airplane industry in the immediate area of Fort Worth, Texas, to determine the need, if any, of adding a course in Airplane Industry to the curriculum of the Technical High School of Fort Worth, Texas.
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The Analysis of the Reasons for and the Lack of Attendance at the Parent-Teacher Association of the Robert E. Lee School, Denton, Texas

The Analysis of the Reasons for and the Lack of Attendance at the Parent-Teacher Association of the Robert E. Lee School, Denton, Texas

Date: 1947
Creator: Lowe, Mary Elizabeth
Description: The problem of this study is to analyze the reasons for attendance and lack of attendance at Parent-Teacher Association meetings of sixty selected parents of the Parent-Teacher Association in the Robert E. Lee School, Denton, Texas.
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A Comparative Study of Environmental Conditions and Their Relations to Achievement, Personality, and Intelligence of Seventh Grade Pupils

A Comparative Study of Environmental Conditions and Their Relations to Achievement, Personality, and Intelligence of Seventh Grade Pupils

Date: August 1947
Creator: Rohde, Hazel S.
Description: The purpose of this study is to give the results of a testing program in the low seventh grade of an urban school wherein intelligence, personality, achievement, and socioeconomic tests were given. The primary purpose of the tests was to determine what influence, if any, the environmental factors played in the individual learning process, but attention was given to other phases of the learning process as well.
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A Comparative Study of the Academic Achievement of Three Hundred and Eighty Athletes and Non-Athletes at North Texas State Teachers College from 1930 to 1938

A Comparative Study of the Academic Achievement of Three Hundred and Eighty Athletes and Non-Athletes at North Texas State Teachers College from 1930 to 1938

Date: June 1947
Creator: Davis, Harold L.
Description: It is the objective of the writer to compare the grades of the athletes and non-athletes as well as to consider factors other than intelligence to show the difference in Academic Achievement at North Texas State Teachers College between athletes and the average student.
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A Comparative Study of the Social and Academic Status of Private Pre-school and Public School Children in the Second Year of a Dallas Elementary School

A Comparative Study of the Social and Academic Status of Private Pre-school and Public School Children in the Second Year of a Dallas Elementary School

Date: 1947
Creator: Aldredge, Ruby
Description: This study will endeavor to make a comparative study of seventeen children in the second grade in an elementary school in Dallas that attended private schools and omitted the first year of the public school, and seventeen children that are in the second grade after completing the first grade in the public school. The purpose of the study in comparing the social and academic status of the two groups is to determine if the non-scholastic child after a year of private school is able to adjust and accomplish an academic and social status on the level of the second year of the public school as compared with children of school age that have been through the first year and are now in their second year.
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A Comparison of Changes in the Offerings of Secondary Schools in Texas and Louisiana since 1920

A Comparison of Changes in the Offerings of Secondary Schools in Texas and Louisiana since 1920

Date: 1947
Creator: Phillips, Orville L.
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a comparison of the curriculum changes made in the secondary schools of Texas and Louisiana since 1920, and to determine if these changes conform to changes in accepted educational aims.
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A Comparison of Gainesville Junior High School with the Accepted Standards for Junior High School Outline

A Comparison of Gainesville Junior High School with the Accepted Standards for Junior High School Outline

Date: 1947
Creator: Moore, Walter Travis
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an evaluation of Gainesville Junior High School to determine the extent to which it meets criteria for this type of school. The different phases of the school evaluated were: plant and equipment, library, course of study, techniques of teaching, and extra-curricular activities.
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Comparison of One Hundred Non-Veteran Freshmen with One Hundred Veteran Freshmen in Scholastic Achievements and Personality Traits During the Fall Semester of 1946 at North Texas State Teachers College

Comparison of One Hundred Non-Veteran Freshmen with One Hundred Veteran Freshmen in Scholastic Achievements and Personality Traits During the Fall Semester of 1946 at North Texas State Teachers College

Date: June 1947
Creator: Petrash, Johnny J.
Description: "The purpose of this study is to determine whether there is a significant difference between non-veterans and veterans in certain scholastic achievements and personality traits."--1.
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A Comparison of the Socio-Economic Status with the School Status of the Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth-Grade Pupils of the Montague, Texas, Public Schools

A Comparison of the Socio-Economic Status with the School Status of the Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth-Grade Pupils of the Montague, Texas, Public Schools

Date: 1947
Creator: Hodge, Robert Bee
Description: The purpose of this study is a comparison of the socio-economic status with the school status of the seventh, eighth, and ninth-grade pupils of the Montague, Texas, public schools. In this study the socio-economic status is interpreted as meaning the position that the individual, or family, occupies with reference to average standards based on the home status indexes.
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Developing a Course of Study for Eighth-Grade Social Science in the Plainview Junior High School, Plainview, Texas

Developing a Course of Study for Eighth-Grade Social Science in the Plainview Junior High School, Plainview, Texas

Date: 1947
Creator: Flowers, Lucile
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the nature of a curriculum for use in the eighth-grade social science classes of the Plainview Junior High School, Plainview, Texas.
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Development and Introduction of a Sound Guidance Program

Development and Introduction of a Sound Guidance Program

Date: 1947
Creator: Lasater, Ira Lee
Description: The purpose of the study is to analyze and evaluate the soundness of a guidance program in its introduction and development in a secondary school.
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Domination and Persuasion as Means of Social Control in a Boy Scout Organization

Domination and Persuasion as Means of Social Control in a Boy Scout Organization

Date: 1947
Creator: Shaw, Euline
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the extent to which domination and persuasion are employed as methods of social control in fifteen Boy Scout troops in Wichita Falls, Texas.
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Educational Opportunities in the West Independent School District and the Surrounding Common School Districts could be Improved through Consolidation

Educational Opportunities in the West Independent School District and the Surrounding Common School Districts could be Improved through Consolidation

Date: 1947
Creator: Kennedy, G. D.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the extent of educational inequalities existing in the West Independent School District and the eight surrounding rural school districts, and to suggest changes that might improve educational opportunities for all children involved.
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The Evaluation of a Vocational Guidance Project in the Diamond Hill Senior High School Fort Worth, Texas

The Evaluation of a Vocational Guidance Project in the Diamond Hill Senior High School Fort Worth, Texas

Date: 1947
Creator: Wyatt, Verna Wilkinson
Description: The purpose here is to evaluate an assigned vocational guidance project in the Diamond Hill Senior High School, Fort Worth, Texas, which was executed in certain English and speech classes.
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An Evaluation of Audio-Visual Instruction in Low-First Grade Reading

An Evaluation of Audio-Visual Instruction in Low-First Grade Reading

Date: 1947
Creator: Keith, Flora Fay
Description: The problem of this investigation was two fold: first, to obtain information on available auditory and visual aids adaptable to teaching reading on the low-first-grade level; and second, to determine the progress in general reading efficiency of three groups of beginning readers who were taught by three different methods.
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Evaluation of Materials now Available for Teaching Spanish-Speaking Children to Speak and Read English

Evaluation of Materials now Available for Teaching Spanish-Speaking Children to Speak and Read English

Date: 1947
Creator: Read, Jennie Mae
Description: The purpose of this study is to discover and evaluate materials available to teachers attempting to solve the problems of teaching Spanish-speaking children to read English, and to make some suggestions as to the effective ways of selecting materials to be used in a locality where Spanish-speaking children attend the public schools.
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An Evaluation of Methods and Objectives in Speech Teaching

An Evaluation of Methods and Objectives in Speech Teaching

Date: 1947
Creator: Jinkins, Imogene
Description: The problem of this thesis is to determine whether speech teachers' objectives and methods are in line with educational objectives and certain sound psychological practices and whether speech training has made any contribution to the general education of the ninth grade students in the Odessa Junior High School.
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An Evaluation of the Child-Study Program of the Corpus Christi, Texas, Public Schools

An Evaluation of the Child-Study Program of the Corpus Christi, Texas, Public Schools

Date: 1947
Creator: Whitehead, William W.
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a survey of the Child Study Program as it has been carried on in Corpus Christi since 1944, and to determine if the work has been a definite help to the teachers participating in the program.
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An Evaluation of the Newbery Medal Books

An Evaluation of the Newbery Medal Books

Date: 1947
Creator: Lewis, Katherine
Description: The writer's purpose in this study has been to make a thorough investigation of the Newbery Medal books to determine if they represent the best literature suitable for children's reading that has been published since 1922, and to investigate carefully the group as a whole to see if the books possess those rare qualities and characteristics which, deservedly, would set them apart from the ordinary type of books usually designated as suitable for children's reading.
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An Evaluation of the Psychological Principles of Learning Used in the Social Studies Curriculum of the Elementary Grades

An Evaluation of the Psychological Principles of Learning Used in the Social Studies Curriculum of the Elementary Grades

Date: 1947
Creator: Stucker, Myrtle
Description: The problem of this study is to establish criteria of psychological factors that should be included in a social studies educational program of the elementary grades to measure the program planned for the social studies of the elementary grades of the Houston, El Paso, Fort Worth, and Amarillo, Texas, public schools.
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