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  Partner: UNT Libraries
 Department: Department of Education
 Decade: 1950-1959
 Year: 1953
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
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 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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The Social Adjustment of Twenty-Two Children in a Fifth Grade

The Social Adjustment of Twenty-Two Children in a Fifth Grade

Date: 1953
Creator: Graham, Louise Smith
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine possible reasons for the poor social adjustment of twenty-two children in the fifth grade of the Robert E. Lee School, Denton, Texas.
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A Study to Determine a Sound, Positive Disciplinary Policy

A Study to Determine a Sound, Positive Disciplinary Policy

Date: 1953
Creator: Lee, Robert E.
Description: This is a study to determine a sound, positive disciplinary policy for secondary schools.
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A Study to Determine the Soundness of Graduate Educational-administrative Courses Offered in Twenty-seven Southwestern Colleges and Universities

A Study to Determine the Soundness of Graduate Educational-administrative Courses Offered in Twenty-seven Southwestern Colleges and Universities

Date: June 1953
Creator: Thomas, R. Edward
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the soundness of the graduate educational-administration programs in the leading colleges and universities of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Colorado, and New Mexico, in the light of criteria derived from psychologies of learning, and the etiologies of desirable traits such as leadership. A second purpose for setting up such criteria is to have a basis from which to draw recommendations and suggestions for improvement.
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