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 Department: Department of Education
 Decade: 1950-1959
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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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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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A Critical Evaluation of the Course for General Mathematics in Meeting the Needs of Youth as Revealed by Several Courses of Study and the Adopted Textbooks for Texas Schools

A Critical Evaluation of the Course for General Mathematics in Meeting the Needs of Youth as Revealed by Several Courses of Study and the Adopted Textbooks for Texas Schools

Date: August 1952
Creator: Armstrong, John H.
Description: This study is an attempt to determine how a course in general mathematics can satisfy some of the needs of youth. The purpose of this study is to find out how the course in general mathematics can be made to contribute effectively to pupil growth, and how well the present course is contributing to pupil growth.
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Desirability of Additional Comanche County School Consolidation

Desirability of Additional Comanche County School Consolidation

Date: August 1952
Creator: Helm, Jaye C.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine whether additional school consolidations in Comanche County will improve the educational opportunities of all students.
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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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The Development of the Motion Picture Program in South Marshall School, Marshall, Texas, and an Evaluation of Motion Pictures in Coordination with Third- and Sixth-Grade Social Studies

The Development of the Motion Picture Program in South Marshall School, Marshall, Texas, and an Evaluation of Motion Pictures in Coordination with Third- and Sixth-Grade Social Studies

Date: 1950
Creator: Melton, Grady
Description: The purpose of this study is to show the development of the motion picture program as a teaching aid in South Marshall School, Marshall, Texas, to determine the value of the motion pictures in the social-studies program, with special emphasis upon learning and retention of facts and general information at the third- and sixth-grade levels, and to induce all teachers of the faculty to use the motion picture as a tool for a happier and more meaningful learning experience for boys and girls.
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The Educational Value of the Elementary School Newspaper

The Educational Value of the Elementary School Newspaper

Date: 1950
Creator: Seely, Robert R.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine what educational values, if any, for the student and the elementary school may be derived from the school's sponsoring of a newspaper.
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The Effect of Certain Materials on Intelligence and Achievement

The Effect of Certain Materials on Intelligence and Achievement

Date: 1950
Creator: Simons, Berta Stephens
Description: The problem in this experiment is to try to determine if the use of certain materials during the first semester of the first school year of a group of children will cause the intelligence quotients and achievements of these children to improve.
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The Effect of Individual Guidance on Maladjusted Children with Respect to Personality Development and Achievement in Reading

The Effect of Individual Guidance on Maladjusted Children with Respect to Personality Development and Achievement in Reading

Date: 1950
Creator: Leith, Beulah Thornton
Description: The purpose of the study is to discover the maladjusted children in one first-grade classroom; to diagnose the behavior problems of the pupils by means of the case study procedure; to present methods of remedial treatment to eliminate the maladjustment; to set up a guidance program that will help individual maladjusted children adjust themselves; to provide information that will he useful to teachers in dealing with maladjusted children.
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The Effect of Maladjustments of Children on General Academic Achievement in One Section of the Third Grade of Graham Public Schools

The Effect of Maladjustments of Children on General Academic Achievement in One Section of the Third Grade of Graham Public Schools

Date: 1950
Creator: Rubenkoenig, Eunice Ethel
Description: This study was made in an effort to find out some of the causes of maladjustment and to determine what effect the maladjustments play in general achievement of school work in a third grade.
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The Effect that Socio-Economic Status has upon the Intelligence and Achievement of 120 Fourth-Grade Pupils

The Effect that Socio-Economic Status has upon the Intelligence and Achievement of 120 Fourth-Grade Pupils

Date: August 1950
Creator: Porter, Goldie Dillingham
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the effect that socio-economic status has upon the intelligence and achievement of 120 fourth-grade pupils. Ninety of the fourth-grade pupils were enrolled in the Denison Elementary Schools, Denison, Texas, and thirty of the fourth-grade pupils were enrolled in an independent school, one mile outside the Denison city limits.
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An Effective Way of Teaching Mass Remedial Reading in the Intermediate Grades

An Effective Way of Teaching Mass Remedial Reading in the Intermediate Grades

Date: 1950
Creator: Sauls, Dorothy Murphy
Description: The major purpose of this study was to determine the causes for reading difficulties of a group of fifth-grade children. On this study much emphasis was placed on selecting, preparing and applying appropriate remedial measures, and to ascertain the character and the amount of improvement in reading. In this particular study much emphasis was placed on the various methods used in teaching mass remedial reading.
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The Effectiveness of Certain Recommended Remedial and Diagnostic Procedures in Reading with a Particular Group, the Fifth Grade

The Effectiveness of Certain Recommended Remedial and Diagnostic Procedures in Reading with a Particular Group, the Fifth Grade

Date: 1950
Creator: Aubrey, Addie F.
Description: It is the purpose of this experiment to discover and report the effectiveness of applying a standardized diagnosis followed by recommended remedial procedures to a fifth grade reading group.
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The Effects of a Democratic Program on the First-Grade Children, Houston School, Mineral Wells, Texas

The Effects of a Democratic Program on the First-Grade Children, Houston School, Mineral Wells, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Dyer, Laura Lilly
Description: The problem in this study is two-fold: (1) to determine the effects of a democratic curriculum upon the educational growth of first-grade children; and (2) to show that, through living the democratic life, the first-grade children developed behavior patterns that fitted them to live more wholesome lives.
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The Effects of a Private Endowment on a Rural Public School

The Effects of a Private Endowment on a Rural Public School

Date: 1950
Creator: Cline, Iva Lee
Description: The purpose of this study is to present the history of the Alla rural public school, the only privately endowed public school in Texas, in order to show the part that adequate finances have played in its development and service to its community.
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The Effects of Mid-Morning Lunch and Afternoon Rest on the First and Second Grade Students in the Ponder, Texas Elementary School

The Effects of Mid-Morning Lunch and Afternoon Rest on the First and Second Grade Students in the Ponder, Texas Elementary School

Date: 1950
Creator: Davis, Opal
Description: It is the purpose of this study to determine the effects of mid-morning lunch and afternoon rest on the general health, personality and academic advancement of the first and second grade students in the Ponder, Texas, Elementary School.
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The Effects of Specific Health Factors on Interpersonal Relations in a Nursery School Group

The Effects of Specific Health Factors on Interpersonal Relations in a Nursery School Group

Date: 1950
Creator: Shepherd, Dorothy Wright
Description: The problem in general is to investigate whether or not there is a relationship between certain specific health factors in the individual preschool child and his personal relationships with other children.
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The Evaluation of a Library Service Program Designed to Increase Recreational Reading Among Elementary School Age Children

The Evaluation of a Library Service Program Designed to Increase Recreational Reading Among Elementary School Age Children

Date: 1950
Creator: Hoyle, Doris
Description: The problem in this study is to evaluate a library service program designed to increase recreational reading among elementary school age children.
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An Evaluation of Achievement Scores and Teacher Ratings of Boys and Girls in the Fourth Grade

An Evaluation of Achievement Scores and Teacher Ratings of Boys and Girls in the Fourth Grade

Date: 1950
Creator: Doyle, Melba Buttrill
Description: The main purpose of this study was to evaluate the total achievement scores and teacher ratings of pupils in three fourth grades in Chico and Decatur elementary schools to determine differences, if any, in the rate of progress between boys and girls and in teacher ratings. A secondary purpose was to make a study of individual differences in achievement and to make a number of case studies of pupils in one school.
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An Evaluation of an Evolving Curriculum in the Dallas Elementary Schools

An Evaluation of an Evolving Curriculum in the Dallas Elementary Schools

Date: 1950
Creator: George, Cora Lee
Description: The problem of this study is a critical evaluation of some of the objectives and practices in the development of an evolving curriculum in the Dallas Elementary Schools. The criteria are based on the implications found in the study of the ideals of a democracy and the psychology of human growth and learning.
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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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