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 Department: Department of Education
 Decade: 1950-1959
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
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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A Comparative Study of the Appeal in Favorite Comics and Favorite Fiction, as Reported by Ninth-grade Pupils in the James P. Elder Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas

A Comparative Study of the Appeal in Favorite Comics and Favorite Fiction, as Reported by Ninth-grade Pupils in the James P. Elder Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Smith, Mary Blanche
Description: The problem of this study is to compare certain elements of appeal in favorite comic books and favorite books of fiction read by 384 ninth-grade pupils in the J. P. Elder Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas, during a three-months period from November 7, 1949, to February 7, 1950. The purpose of this investigation is to ascertain whether the same elements of appeal are common to both types of reading, and whether they compare favorably with the findings of other investigations reported in literature on the subject.
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A Comparative Study of the Cost of Operating the Rural High Schools of Collin County Before and After Gilmer-Aikin Legislation

A Comparative Study of the Cost of Operating the Rural High Schools of Collin County Before and After Gilmer-Aikin Legislation

Date: August 1950
Creator: Pinkerton, Woodrow W.
Description: Inasmuch as it has been assumed by the people of the State of Texas that the cost of operating the public school systems has risen since the Gilmer-Aikin Bills have gone into effect, the purpose of this study is to determine just what cost items have increased and to what extent. There are many cost items to be considered in the operation of a public school, and they have varied from year to year since the beginning of public school operation. This study attempts to determine those increased cost items in rural high schools which can be contributed directly to the passage of the Gilmer-Aikin Bills.
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A Comparative Study of the Educational Growth and Personal Characteristics of Children from Broken Homes and of Children from Normal Homes

A Comparative Study of the Educational Growth and Personal Characteristics of Children from Broken Homes and of Children from Normal Homes

Date: August 1950
Creator: Peters, William Edward
Description: The problem herein undertaken is to compare the educational growth and personal characteristics of children from broken homes with those of children from normal homes. Plans were made to carry out the study described herein. If the broken home had any effect, could it be determined and measured in such a manner as to draw reasonable conclusions? An investigation was made to determine the effect, if any, which the broken home was having on the children in the school.
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A Comparative Study of the Environmental Influence Upon the Development of Fifty Fifth-Grade Pupils from the Reynolds School and Fifty Fifth-Grade Pupils from the Oliver School, Stamford, Texas

A Comparative Study of the Environmental Influence Upon the Development of Fifty Fifth-Grade Pupils from the Reynolds School and Fifty Fifth-Grade Pupils from the Oliver School, Stamford, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Martin, Audley Jones
Description: The major purpose of this study is to reveal, by means of comparison, the extent to which environment has influenced the development of the fifth-grade pupils of the Reynolds and Oliver Schools of Stamford, Texas.
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A Comparative Study of the Reading Ability Scores of Boys and Girls in the Third Grade of the Graham, Texas, Elementary School

A Comparative Study of the Reading Ability Scores of Boys and Girls in the Third Grade of the Graham, Texas, Elementary School

Date: August 1950
Creator: Range, Ruby
Description: For eighty years psychologists have investigated problems touching upon reading ability. It is the purpose of this study to determine if there is any significant difference in the reading ability of boys and girls in the third grade. If such differences are found to exist, an attempt will be made to explain the cause.
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A Comparative Study of the Scholastic Achievement of Junior High School Boys Who Work after School and Those Who Do Not

A Comparative Study of the Scholastic Achievement of Junior High School Boys Who Work after School and Those Who Do Not

Date: 1950
Creator: Trusty, Ruby
Description: In this particular study the problem is to determine the influence working after school hours has upon a group of junior high school boys. This study is concerned with comparisons in subject matter achievement, self and social adjustment, and behavior records and ratings. It is the purpose of this study to make these comparisons with boys who work after school and those who do not.
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A Comparative Study of the Social and Academic Status of a Group of Kindergarten and Non-Kindergarten Children in the Second Grade of a Garland, Texas, Elementary School

A Comparative Study of the Social and Academic Status of a Group of Kindergarten and Non-Kindergarten Children in the Second Grade of a Garland, Texas, Elementary School

Date: 1950
Creator: Lyles, Leola E. Taylor
Description: The problem of this investigation is to make a comparative study of a group of second grade children to determine, if possible, whether the child who attends kindergarten has any advantage over one who does not attend. Three phases of development are dealt with: behavior and social adjustment to second grade, mental maturity, and scholastic achievement in the second grade.
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A Comparative Study of Two Methods of Teaching Eighth-Grade Social Studies in the Granbury Elementary School

A Comparative Study of Two Methods of Teaching Eighth-Grade Social Studies in the Granbury Elementary School

Date: 1950
Creator: Baccus, Nettie
Description: The major purpose of this study was to compare the progress made by a group of children taught by the experience method of teaching with a group taught by the old textbook method, to determine whether the experimental group would show as much gain in academic knowledge as the control group, and in turn gain the other desired traits of the present-day personal and social needs.
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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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