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 Decade: 1960-1969
 Degree Discipline: Education
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Academic Achievement and Intelligence among Negro Eighth Grade Students as a Function of the Self Concept

Academic Achievement and Intelligence among Negro Eighth Grade Students as a Function of the Self Concept

Date: January 1966
Creator: Gay, Cleveland Johnson, 1912-
Description: The problem of the present study was to determine the self concept of selected Negro boys and girls and to study the relationships of their self concept to their intelligence and academic achievement.
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The Academic Dean and His Role in the Improvement of Instruction

The Academic Dean and His Role in the Improvement of Instruction

Date: January 1960
Creator: Eskew, Cletis Theodore
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine changes in practices and beliefs which would be needed by certain academic deans to provide a sound program for the improvement of college instruction.
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The Adequacy of the Professional Preparation of the Catholic School Superintendent

The Adequacy of the Professional Preparation of the Catholic School Superintendent

Date: August 1964
Creator: Meyers, John F.
Description: The problem of this study was to determine the adequacy of the professional preparation of the Catholic school superintendent for his role as the educational leader in the diocesan school system. The study was divided into the following subdivisions: 1) establishing evaluative criteria to measure the adequacy of the professional preparation of the Catholic school superintendent; 2) evaluating the professional preparation of the superintendent in the light of the established criteria; 3) proposing a program which might close the gap between the existing practices and the established criteria.
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An Analysis and Classificiation of Children's Explanations of Natural Phenomena

An Analysis and Classificiation of Children's Explanations of Natural Phenomena

Date: January 1963
Creator: Smith, Robert Frank
Description: The problem of this study was to analyze the answers given by four groups (grade levels) of elementary school children and one group of adults (college freshmen) to direct questions regarding natural phenomena, to classify their explanations, to determine the methods and types of explanations used by these groups when they explain typical natural phenomena, and to compare these findings with the results of other investigators, especially Jean Piaget and Mervin E. Oakes.
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Analysis and Computer Programming of Duncan's New Multiple Range Test

Analysis and Computer Programming of Duncan's New Multiple Range Test

Date: June 1965
Creator: Wheeler, Walter
Description: The primary purpose of this paper is to analyze and evaluate a relatively recently proposed statistic, "Duncan's New Multiple Range Test," for use when the researcher's plans call for a test of significance between three or more group means.
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Analysis and Evaluation of the Role of Elementary School Supervisors in Selected Texas Public Schools

Analysis and Evaluation of the Role of Elementary School Supervisors in Selected Texas Public Schools

Date: June 1963
Creator: Todd, Cyrus Edwin, 1911-
Description: In the analysis and evaluation of the role of the elementary school supervisor, the purpose was (1) to investigate relationships which might exist between certain personal and professional background characteristics of elementary school supervisors and the activities in which they engaged, (2) to determine the activities in which elementary school supervisors engaged, (3) to determine emphasis placed upon those activities in which elementary school supervisors engaged, and (4) to evaluate those activities in which elementary school supervisors engaged.
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Analysis of Anxiety and Hostility Scores from the Content Scoring of the Rorschach as They are Affected by Age, Sex and Education Variables

Analysis of Anxiety and Hostility Scores from the Content Scoring of the Rorschach as They are Affected by Age, Sex and Education Variables

Date: May 1969
Creator: St. John, Richmond Barker
Description: This study is concerned with the relationships between the RCT scores of anxiety and hostility and the variables of age, sex and education.
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An Analysis of Interpersonal Group Structures and Personality Profiles of Team Members Representing Two Categories of Junior College Basketball Teams

An Analysis of Interpersonal Group Structures and Personality Profiles of Team Members Representing Two Categories of Junior College Basketball Teams

Date: August 1967
Creator: McLemore, Matthew Hunter, 1933-
Description: The present study was an attempt to provide data which would serve as a basis for distinguishing between group patterns of winning and losing basketball teams, in terms of personality profiles and interpersonal group structures.
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An Analysis of Junior Executive Training Programs in Department Stores in Texas

An Analysis of Junior Executive Training Programs in Department Stores in Texas

Date: June 1960
Creator: Ermert, Gene Oliver
Description: The problem was to determine the significance of various relationships between job-performance ratings and selected factors associated with the college curricula of junior executive trainees. Job-performance ratings were made by personnel directors and immediate supervisors of college graduates enrolled as participants in junior executive training programs in department stores in Texas.
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An Analysis of Men's Physical Education Programs in Texas State-Supported Colleges and Universities Offering the Bachelor's and Master's Degree

An Analysis of Men's Physical Education Programs in Texas State-Supported Colleges and Universities Offering the Bachelor's and Master's Degree

Date: August 1969
Creator: Miller, Carl Richard
Description: The purpose of this study was (1) to determine the status of the physical education program of each state-supported college and university in Texas offering a bachelor's and master's degree in physical education for men and (2) to provide each individual institution with the necessary data for the purpose of self-evaluation.
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An Analysis of Perceptions of the Tasks of Male Physical Educators in Secondary Schools as Held by Three Groups of Physical Educators

An Analysis of Perceptions of the Tasks of Male Physical Educators in Secondary Schools as Held by Three Groups of Physical Educators

Date: August 1967
Creator: Maroney, Robert Eugene
Description: The purpose of this study was to analyze perceptions of the tasks of male physical educators in the performance of their jobs in secondary schools as held by the following three groups of physical educators: 1. a panel of authorities whose writings and leadership activities help to establish the theoretical bases for this field; 2. the administrative leaders of Texas' college and university programs for the preparation of physical education teachers; and 3. a representative group of physical education teachers in Texas secondary schools, who define the tasks in practical terms.
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An Analysis of Projection and its Association to Ratings of Personality Characteristics

An Analysis of Projection and its Association to Ratings of Personality Characteristics

Date: January 1963
Creator: Byrd, James W.
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine which, if either, of the two types of projection discussed above, disowning and assimilative, is operative when an individual is asked to rate an acquaintance on a number of personality traits.
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An Analysis of Purchasing Practices in Small School Systems of Texas

An Analysis of Purchasing Practices in Small School Systems of Texas

Date: August 1960
Creator: Shields, Mayron
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to make a study of practices in the purchasing of school supplies in small school systems of Texas. The specific purposes are to measure the efficiency of supply purchasing in these school systems, and, secondarily, to develop purchasing procedures that can be used as a handbook in the purchase of school supplies.
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An Analysis of Relationships between Experiences in Correlated Courses in Art, Music, and Modern Dance, and Certain Behavioral Changes Related to Aesthetic Experience

An Analysis of Relationships between Experiences in Correlated Courses in Art, Music, and Modern Dance, and Certain Behavioral Changes Related to Aesthetic Experience

Date: August 1962
Creator: Miles, James Baker, 1929-
Description: The present study was an attempt to discover what relationship exists between an arrangement of coordinated laboratory experiences in art, music, and modern dance at the college freshman level and the development of four factors related to aesthetic experience. These factors were: (1) aesthetic perception as measured by A Test Aesthetic Perception; (2) aesthetic attitude as measured by A Test of Aesthetic Attitude; (3) physiological responsiveness to perceptual stimuli as measured by the Galvanometer; and (4) level of freedom from restraint as measured by a portion of the Guilford-Zimmerman Temperament Survey. An additional purpose of the study was to determine the persistence of significant changes in the experimental group, as measured over a period of five months.
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An Analysis of Selected Groups of Education Majors in Terms of Certain Teaching-Related Personal and Social Characteristics

An Analysis of Selected Groups of Education Majors in Terms of Certain Teaching-Related Personal and Social Characteristics

Date: January 1969
Creator: Pannell, Bob Dale
Description: The major purposes of this study are described as follows: (1) to determine if education majors, classified according to grade-level preference (elementary), subject-matter concentration (secondary), and sequential stage in the teacher education program, differ significantly in certain teaching-related personal and social characteristics; (2) to determine if estimates of certain teaching-related personal and social characteristics of education majors, classified according to grade-level preference (elementary) and subject-matter concentration (secondary) tend to form intercorrelated families of characteristics; (3) to determine if elementary and secondary education students at progressive stages in the teacher education sequence tend to become more or less like experienced teachers comprising the Basic Analysis Sample of the Teacher Characteristics Study.
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An Analysis of Similarities and Convergences among Theories of Personality of Contemporary Personality Theorists

An Analysis of Similarities and Convergences among Theories of Personality of Contemporary Personality Theorists

Date: May 1961
Creator: Karraker, Mary E.
Description: The main purpose of this study is to present an organized summary of some of the outstanding contemporary psychoanalytic theories of personality which have evolved during the past fifty or sixty years and to identify the similarities and convergences of these theoretical positions.
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An Analysis of the Effects of Tape-recorded Instruction on Arithmetic Performance of Seventh Grade Pupils with Varying Abilities

An Analysis of the Effects of Tape-recorded Instruction on Arithmetic Performance of Seventh Grade Pupils with Varying Abilities

Date: August 1968
Creator: Robinson, Frank Edward
Description: The problem of this study was to compare arithmetic performance scores of pupils who had been presented tape-recorded instruction with arithmetic performance scores of pupils who had received the same instruction by means of traditional teaching methods.
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Analysis of the Interrelationship of Intelligence, Achievement, and Socio-Economic Status in a Selected Population of High-School Seniors

Analysis of the Interrelationship of Intelligence, Achievement, and Socio-Economic Status in a Selected Population of High-School Seniors

Date: January 1964
Creator: Jordan, Billy H.
Description: The problem of this study was to determine the interrelationship of intelligence, socio-economic status, and ten subtest measures of achievement in a selected population of high-school seniors. In addition to the general problem, the specific problems were as follows: 1. To determine the relative independence of dependence of each of the variables in relation to their influence on each of the other variables. 2. To determine the degree of predictive validity with which behavioral regression equations can be used in terms of intelligence, achievement, and socio-economic status.
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An Analysis of the Motivational Content of Current Basal Reader Stories

An Analysis of the Motivational Content of Current Basal Reader Stories

Date: January 1967
Creator: Myers, Howell Lewis, 1922-
Description: The problem was to compare the motivational elements of basal reader stories of the past with those of the present. The purpose of the problem were 1) to determine the motivational content as represented by thema found in current basal reader stories and 2) to find differences, if any, between motivational content basal reader stories and findings of previous research.
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An Analysis of the Relationships among Sociometric Status, Teacher Ratings, and Selected Variables

An Analysis of the Relationships among Sociometric Status, Teacher Ratings, and Selected Variables

Date: August 1965
Creator: Elsom, Jackie Marvin, 1933-
Description: The focus of the present study was an attempt to provide data which would serve as a basis for improving teachers' judgments of sociometric status. In order to accomplish this, the interrelationships between sociometric choice status, teachers' judgments, and selected variables were investigated.
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An Analysis of the Social and Ethnic Attributes of the Characters in Children's Books Which Have Won Awards

An Analysis of the Social and Ethnic Attributes of the Characters in Children's Books Which Have Won Awards

Date: August 1967
Creator: Elkins, Hilda Arnold
Description: The problems under study were the following: 1. To determine the distribution of social and ethnic groups among the characters in books that have been awarded the Newbery and Caldecott Medals, and to analyze the treatment of certain groups. 2. To compare the ethnic distribution of characters in fifteen early Newbery Award books with the ethnic distribution of characters in fifteen recent Newbery Award books. 3. To interpret the findings of this study in the light of the objectives of the elementary school library.
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An Analysis of the Utilization of the Sick Leave Program by Teachers in a Large City School System and a Test of the Program's Adequacy

An Analysis of the Utilization of the Sick Leave Program by Teachers in a Large City School System and a Test of the Program's Adequacy

Date: August 1961
Creator: Rains, Sylvester Lee, 1928-
Description: This study was designed to determine the utilization of the sick leave program of a large city school system by teachers according to sex, age, experience, tenure, training, residence, and teaching assignment, and to determine if current sick leave allowances were adequate.
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Anxiety and Its Relation to Self-variables in College Students

Anxiety and Its Relation to Self-variables in College Students

Date: August 1963
Creator: Walvoord, John Edward
Description: The purpose of this study was to investigate the theoretical concepts involving the relation of self-variables to anxiety.
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Anxiety and Sociopathy in Three Diagnostic Groups : A Test of Mowrer's Hypothesis

Anxiety and Sociopathy in Three Diagnostic Groups : A Test of Mowrer's Hypothesis

Date: August 1966
Creator: McCown, Jean Paul
Description: The primary problem considered was to what degree anxiety and sociopathy are found in groups that, by external criteria, differ in level of adjustment.
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