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 Department: Department of Education
 Decade: 1950-1959
 Year: 1951
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
Causes of Maladjustment and Some Remedial Measures

Causes of Maladjustment and Some Remedial Measures

Date: 1951
Creator: Reeves, Isla Davidson
Description: The problem in this study is threefold: (1) to discover cases of maladjustment which exist among the students of a certain small high school; (2) to determine as far as possible the causes of these maladjustments, particularly the role of the school as a contributing agent; and (3) to suggest and to apply as far as possible remedial measures.
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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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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 Methods for Improving the Reporting of Pupil Progress

A Comparative Study of Methods for Improving the Reporting of Pupil Progress

Date: 1951
Creator: Mansfield, L. C.
Description: The problem involved in this study is to determine a satisfactory way in which public schools can adequately revise their scientific evaluation system in order to develop a more effective method of marking and reporting of pupil progress to parents.
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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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Comparison in Achievement of Pupils Participating and Not-Participating in a School Lunch Program

Comparison in Achievement of Pupils Participating and Not-Participating in a School Lunch Program

Date: 1951
Creator: Robinson, Ollie Scott
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an investigation of the achievement records and personality status of a matched group of pupils in the Lake Dallas elementary school to determine what effect, if any, participation or non-participation in the school's hot lunch program has on grade progress and disposition of the pupils. Attention is given to individual studies of pupils and to outcomes of instruction.
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A Comparison of Bus and Town Pupils in Educational Progress

A Comparison of Bus and Town Pupils in Educational Progress

Date: 1951
Creator: Weatherred, Bernice Allene
Description: The problem of this thesis is to determine the progress made by a group of bus and town pupils in the second grade and should indicate whether or not riding the school bus is detrimental to the academic achievement, behavior development, and personality development of the individual.
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Comparison of Cost of Transporting Pupils for the School Years 1948-49 and 1949-50 in Cameron County, Texas.

Comparison of Cost of Transporting Pupils for the School Years 1948-49 and 1949-50 in Cameron County, Texas.

Date: 1951
Creator: Renfroe, Eustace C.
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a comparison of the unit cost of transportation per pupil in Cameron County, Texas, for the years of 1948-49 and 1949-50 to determine if the transportation provided by the Foundation Act was more economical than the transportation cost under the previous methods of providing for this in Texas schools.
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A Comparison of the Effectiveness of Traditional and Experience Methods of Teaching Percentage in Seventh-Grade Arithmetic

A Comparison of the Effectiveness of Traditional and Experience Methods of Teaching Percentage in Seventh-Grade Arithmetic

Date: 1951
Creator: Burrus, Aleta H.
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to make a comparative study of compiled data obtained from the results of three standardized tests that were given to six classes of pupils enrolled in seventh-grade arithmetic and to determine, within the limits established for this study, the relative effectiveness of each of the two teaching methods employed: traditional and experience.
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A Comparison of the Holding Power of the White and Negro Schools in Fort Worth, Texas with an Analysis of the Significant Difference

A Comparison of the Holding Power of the White and Negro Schools in Fort Worth, Texas with an Analysis of the Significant Difference

Date: August 1951
Creator: Evans, Charles L.
Description: As a contribution to the general problem of Negro education, this study has undertaken to compare the holding power of the Negro schools and the White schools in Fort Worth, Texas, to determine whether or not there is a significant difference. It is also the purpose of the study to discover and analyze the reasons for the withdrawal and non-attendance of Negro students. A further purpose is to determine whether or not any significant difference has been achieved in the holding power of the Negro schools in the last three years by practices fostered by the Gilmer-Aiken school laws or by recent efforts made to equalize the educational opportunity afforded Negro scholastics with the educational opportunity afforded White scholastics in Fort Worth.
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Criterion Analysis: a Factorial Study of School Grades

Criterion Analysis: a Factorial Study of School Grades

Date: 1951
Creator: Bryant, Norman Dale
Description: It is the purpose of this paper to present a technique for analyzing grades and other criteria, and by so doing, arrive at the factors which will explain the variance of the criteria. This technique is not new; however, it has received very little use. The technique is simply that of factor analyzing a matrix of intercorrelations of variables which include the grades and related measures necessary to define the factors. The selection of the related variables is the crucial problem.
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Determining the Extent to Which Certain Factors are Related to Morale in Church Youth Groups

Determining the Extent to Which Certain Factors are Related to Morale in Church Youth Groups

Date: 1951
Creator: Sellers, Robert Dale
Description: Many types of groups have been studied by sociometrists but to the time of the present study, church youth groups have not been measured to determine the extent of morale and the conditions or factors that influence the degree of morale. In an effort to provide this information to students of group relations and to religious leaders, this study has been conceived and conducted.
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An Evaluation of Courses of Study for Teaching the Social Studies in the Primary Grades

An Evaluation of Courses of Study for Teaching the Social Studies in the Primary Grades

Date: 1951
Creator: Alford, Katherine Elizabeth Bower
Description: The purpose of this study was twofold: (1) to read and analyze professional literature to determine criteria for an adequate social-studies program in an elementary grade, and (2) to evaluate a selected number of courses of study of large-city school systems and state departments of education to determine the extent to which they meet criteria.
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An Evaluation of Filmstrips in the Teaching of Reading in the First Grade in Tom Bean, Texas.

An Evaluation of Filmstrips in the Teaching of Reading in the First Grade in Tom Bean, Texas.

Date: 1951
Creator: Odle, Neva S.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness of the use of filmstrips as an aid in teaching reading to a group of first grade children in the Tom Bean Consolidated School. A further purpose, and probably the most important as it deals with the ultimate objective of education, is the effect that visual aid has upon the behavior of boys and girls.
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An Evaluation of Fourteen State-Adopted Readers for Sixth Grade with Respect to Certain Criteria

An Evaluation of Fourteen State-Adopted Readers for Sixth Grade with Respect to Certain Criteria

Date: 1951
Creator: Pickard, Mary Virginia
Description: The purpose of this study is to set up criteria for judging the mechanical features and content of sixth-grade readers and to determine whether or not the fourteen sixth-grade readers of this study fit these criteria.
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An Evaluation of the Elementary School Program of Carlsbad, New Mexico

An Evaluation of the Elementary School Program of Carlsbad, New Mexico

Date: 1951
Creator: Vaughn, Donald A.
Description: The purpose of this study was to make an evaluation of the elementary school program of Carlsbad, New Mexico, so that as clear and accurate a picture as possible might be obtained of present practices, to compare these practices with acceptable educational information and philosophy of the present time, and to make recommendations for improving the school program. The results of the study should be beneficial to administrators and teachers alike in the improvement of the schools.
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An Evaluation of the Guidance Program for Freshman Students at North Texas State College

An Evaluation of the Guidance Program for Freshman Students at North Texas State College

Date: June 1951
Creator: Waterman, William Hill
Description: The purposes of this study are: (1) to discover the most prominent needs of the freshmen students at North Texas State College, (2) to find the extent to which the guidance program aids college freshmen in developing into normal and socially adjusted individuals, and (3) to evaluate the present guidance program at North Texas State College.
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An Evaluation of the Los Fresnos Elementary School, Los Fresnos, Texas

An Evaluation of the Los Fresnos Elementary School, Los Fresnos, Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: James, Albert S.
Description: The purpose of this study is to present the appraisal of the Los Fresnos Elementary School in terms of the criteria in the Handbook for Self-Appraisal and Improvement of Elementary Schools as made by a committee of twelve teachers of that school. Attention is given to the seven major areas of the school and to certain subtopics under each heading.
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An Evaluation of the Public Relations Functions and Training of Non-Professional Staffs of Texas Independent School Districts

An Evaluation of the Public Relations Functions and Training of Non-Professional Staffs of Texas Independent School Districts

Date: 1951
Creator: Boyles, Frank D.
Description: The problem involved in this study is an investigation of (1) the part played by the non-professional staff of a school in the development of a favorable public relations program, and (2) the needed training and qualifications for effective performance of the duties of non-professional personnel in this important phase of the public school program.
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An Evaluation of the Work of the Primary Supervisor in Tarrant County

An Evaluation of the Work of the Primary Supervisor in Tarrant County

Date: 1951
Creator: Parr, Willie D.
Description: The problem of this study is to evaluate the work of the primary supervisor of Tarrant County. The major emphasis has been the development of evaluative criteria from a review of literature in the field of democratic philosophy and modern psychology of education as the principles found in each apply to supervision.
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The Improvement of Reports to Parents

The Improvement of Reports to Parents

Date: 1951
Creator: Mantooth, Elmer Herle
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine an adequate and justifiable report to the parents regarding the progress of students in the public schools of the Colbert community, Colbert, Oklahoma.
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The Influence of Isolated and Integrated Fourth Grade Music on Children's Achievements in Music and Academic Subjects

The Influence of Isolated and Integrated Fourth Grade Music on Children's Achievements in Music and Academic Subjects

Date: August 1951
Creator: Phillips, Ena Melba
Description: The purpose of this study was to compare two types of teaching music, isolated and integrative, to determine their influence on achievements in music and academic subjects of pupils in two fourth-grade classes in a Fort Worth elementary school. Attention was directed to the values of music in the lives of individuals, to the two types of teaching music, and to the outcomes of instruction from both types of programs.
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The Nature and the Extent of Errors in Written Language and the Possible Relationship between These Errors and Certain Factors

The Nature and the Extent of Errors in Written Language and the Possible Relationship between These Errors and Certain Factors

Date: 1951
Creator: Paul, Anna
Description: The purpose of this study is to show possible relationships between certain environmental, personality, and scholastic factors and difficulties in written language.
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