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 Department: Department of Education
 Decade: 1950-1959
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
A Study of Anglo-American Pupils in Predominately Latin-American Groups and Anglo-American Pupils in a Non Latin-American Group.

A Study of Anglo-American Pupils in Predominately Latin-American Groups and Anglo-American Pupils in a Non Latin-American Group.

Date: 1951
Creator: Renfroe, Mary Virginia Murphy
Description: It is the purpose of this study to consider the Anglo-American child--to examine his achievement in a situation where much consideration will of necessity be given to the instructional needs peculiar to the predominating group.
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A Study of Behavior Difficulties in a Sixth Grade

A Study of Behavior Difficulties in a Sixth Grade

Date: 1950
Creator: Birdwell, Johnnie Newby
Description: The modern school is deeply interested in producing integrated individuals. This study was undertaken to determine the difficulties arising in the behavior of the children, to determine possible conditions, relationships, and experiences which influence unwholesome behavior, to seek proposals by which the school could provide opportunities for intelligent cooperation, participation and thinking which allows for individual needs and freedom, and to help each child to live a richer, more wholesome life in this dynamic society.
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A Study of Dropouts in the Secondary Schools of Port Arthur, Texas

A Study of Dropouts in the Secondary Schools of Port Arthur, Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: Arrington, Electa Carol
Description: The purpose of this study was to investigate the problem of dropouts or withdrawals among the pupils of the secondary schools of Port Arthur, Texas. It was hoped that some significant information could be compiled as to the reasons why such students in this particular city leave school before high-school graduation, and that academic, environmental, and personal factors might be identified in their relationship to the causation of dropouts or withdrawals.
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A Study of Instruction in Television in Texas Senior Colleges and of Employee Qualifications Sought by Texas Telecasters

A Study of Instruction in Television in Texas Senior Colleges and of Employee Qualifications Sought by Texas Telecasters

Date: 1950
Creator: Helton, William Bernard
Description: It is the purpose of this study to determine the status of instruction in non-technical television techniques and procedures in the senior colleges of Texas as well as a corresponding investigation into the offerings of out-of-state colleges and universities. Furthermore, this study is concerned with the future plans of these Texas universities and colleges relative to non-technical television instruction, as well as with determining some of the employee-qualifications sought by commercial telecasters now operating in Texas. A third phase of this study deals with a suggested curriculum in non-technical television procedures and techniques.
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A Study of Peer Acceptance in the Newly-Consolidated Northwest High School at Justin, Texas

A Study of Peer Acceptance in the Newly-Consolidated Northwest High School at Justin, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Watson, Velma
Description: The primary problem of this study is to investigate statistically the degree of social integration in a newly-consolidated rural high school formed from four previously existing high schools. The sociometric technique is to be used to determine the peer acceptance for the component parts of the school population, to find out, if possible, if the process of combining the four schools has created an atmosphere which is contributing to the more effective social adjustment of all the students.
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A Study of Proficiency in Certain Physical-Education Tests and Activities for Two Groups of Eighth-Grade Boys

A Study of Proficiency in Certain Physical-Education Tests and Activities for Two Groups of Eighth-Grade Boys

Date: 1950
Creator: Counts, James Woodrow
Description: The purpose of this study was to make a comparative investigation of certain phases of the physical-education status of eighth-grade boys in the Travis Junior High School, Harlingen, Texas, for the 1948-1949 school session.
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A Study of Some of the Variables as Related to Peer Acceptance at the State Training School for Girls, Gainesville, Texas

A Study of Some of the Variables as Related to Peer Acceptance at the State Training School for Girls, Gainesville, Texas

Date: June 1950
Creator: Weber, Louis C.
Description: The problem of this study is to (1) determine the amount of peer acceptance existing among a group of delinquent girls committed to the Texas State Training School for Girls and (2) to determine the relationships between peer acceptance and some other variables.
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A Study of the Behavior Characteristics of Acceptable and Non-Acceptable Children

A Study of the Behavior Characteristics of Acceptable and Non-Acceptable Children

Date: 1951
Creator: Romano, Johnny C.
Description: The study reported in this paper is concerned with a comparison of acceptable and non-acceptable first-grade children selected by means of a sociometric procedure and teacher judgment. It is an attempt to discover behavior characteristics emanating from those two distinct groups in order to determine patterns of behavior which may be attributed to each separately.
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A Study of the Change in Behavior and Social Status of First Grade Children as the Result of Teaching Arts and Crafts

A Study of the Change in Behavior and Social Status of First Grade Children as the Result of Teaching Arts and Crafts

Date: 1951
Creator: Carse, William T.
Description: The purpose of this study was (1) to investigate the changes in sociometric status that resulted when first grade children were taught some art or craft that they could teach to others in their class, (2) to note concomitant behavior changes as reported by their teachers and as noted by their experimenter, and (3) to compare the distribution and increase of decrease of votes received, votes given and mutual attractions in experimental groups with a control group.
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A Study of the Constancy of Sociometric Measurements in Elementary School

A Study of the Constancy of Sociometric Measurements in Elementary School

Date: 1951
Creator: Shelton, Willie Lee
Description: A number of studies have been made concerning the constancy of the sociometric structure of a group. This study, though dealing with constancy, is not concerned with the structural constancy of groups, but rather with the constancy of certain types of relationships within the group.
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