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 Department: Department of Education
 Decade: 1950-1959
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
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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Comparison of General Growth in Reading, when Taught by Three Different Specific Methods

Comparison of General Growth in Reading, when Taught by Three Different Specific Methods

Date: August 1952
Creator: Clark, Pearl Roberts
Description: The problem of this study is to determine by testing and observation which of three specific procedures for the improvement of general reading ability was the most effective when used with groups of sixth-grade children in the Bowie Elementary Schools.
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A Comparison of Personality Traits Between Orphanage and Non-orphanage Children

A Comparison of Personality Traits Between Orphanage and Non-orphanage Children

Date: 1958
Creator: Biggerstaff, Edwin Levi
Description: To detect possible adjustment problems and in attempting to identify the areas of maladjustment from which a child may be suffering, the writer administered the California Test of Personality; a test of personality measurement and observation taken from a subjective frame of reference.
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A Comparison of the Achievement Made by Pupils in Single-Grade and Double-Grade Group

A Comparison of the Achievement Made by Pupils in Single-Grade and Double-Grade Group

Date: 1950
Creator: Brooks, Sallie Kirkland
Description: The problem is to endeavor to discover whether children who were placed in a double or combination grade (a room containing two grades) could be expected to advance as rapidly in their educational achievement as children in rooms containing only a single grade.
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A Comparison of the Constancy of Inter-Personal Relationships in the First and Sixth Grades of the Elementary School

A Comparison of the Constancy of Inter-Personal Relationships in the First and Sixth Grades of the Elementary School

Date: August 1950
Creator: Burke, Frances M.
Description: The problem of this study is to compare the constancy of inter-personal relationships in the first grade of the elementary school and the last grade of the elementary school, the sixth grade.
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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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Conservative-Progressive Tendencies in Educational Theory

Conservative-Progressive Tendencies in Educational Theory

Date: 1950
Creator: Conger, William R.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine whether there is any appreciable difference in the attitude concerning questions on tendencies in educational theory between college students in elementary education and college students in secondary education, college students in elementary education and elementary teachers, elementary teachers with less than ten years of teaching experience and elementary teachers with more than ten years of teaching experience.
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Contributions of the Visiting Teacher to the Elementary School Program

Contributions of the Visiting Teacher to the Elementary School Program

Date: 1950
Creator: Babcock, Frances M.
Description: It is the purpose of this study to examine the work of visiting teachers or school-social workers in various places which have employed this service for a number of years and to determine some of the contributions which such service makes to the over-all program of the elementary school from the standpoint of services to the child, to his family, and to the teachers.
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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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