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 Decade: 1940-1949
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To Develop and to Evaluate a Mathematics Curriculum for the Mentally Retarded on the Junior High School Level

To Develop and to Evaluate a Mathematics Curriculum for the Mentally Retarded on the Junior High School Level

Date: August 1940
Creator: Miller, Zola Catheryn
Description: This thesis presents the results of a study conducted to determine the math capabilities of mentally challenged students attending Reagan Junior High School in Wichita Falls, Texas. Survey results are used to determine needed curriculum changes.
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Factors Associated with Leadership Ability of the Elementary School Child

Factors Associated with Leadership Ability of the Elementary School Child

Date: August 1940
Creator: McGahan, Floyd E.
Description: This thesis is the result of an examination conducted on the leadership abilities of elementary school children and whether or not an improvement can be made through teaching.
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An Analysis of Teachers' Ratings of Pupils as Bright or Dull

An Analysis of Teachers' Ratings of Pupils as Bright or Dull

Date: August 1940
Creator: Lovelace, William True
Description: This thesis resulted from an examination conducted to determine teacher ability to identify individual student capability based on rapport between the two parties.
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A Net Plankton Survey of a Small Perennial Pond

A Net Plankton Survey of a Small Perennial Pond

Date: August 1940
Creator: Legett, Jesse Harrison
Description: This thesis resulted from an examination of Lake Worth plankton in comparison to plankton found in similar bodies of water throughout the United States.
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Importance of Charleston in Southern History

Importance of Charleston in Southern History

Date: August 1940
Creator: Miles, Jim Tom
Description: This study describes the history of Charleston, South Carolina before the Civil War.
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To Determine and Evaluate Practices that are Used in Class Room Activity Involving the Correction or Orevention of Discipline Problems

To Determine and Evaluate Practices that are Used in Class Room Activity Involving the Correction or Orevention of Discipline Problems

Date: August 1940
Creator: McCain, Jerry Clay
Description: This thesis presents findings of a study conducted to determine the levels of cooperation that are manifested when disciplinary issues arise in the classroom.
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A Comparative History of Certain Phases of Early Railway Construction, Financing, and Administration in England, France, Germany, and the United States

A Comparative History of Certain Phases of Early Railway Construction, Financing, and Administration in England, France, Germany, and the United States

Date: June 1940
Creator: Fisher, George William
Description: This thesis contrasts railroading history in England, France, Germany, and the United States to highlight the differences and similarities between them.
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The Relation of Certain Factors to Success in College Mathematics

The Relation of Certain Factors to Success in College Mathematics

Date: August 1940
Creator: Hildebrand, Leslie
Description: This study is the result of an examination conducted to determine contributing factors to student success in college mathematics. Data gathered for this thesis came from a survey conducted on students at North Texas State Teachers College.
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An Analysis and Evaluation of Two Methods of Teaching Language Arts

An Analysis and Evaluation of Two Methods of Teaching Language Arts

Date: August 1940
Creator: Harrell, Ruth
Description: This study compares and and provides an evaluation of language arts progress made by elementary school children using two different methods of instruction. One traditional method stressed grammar and the other experimentally focused on mechanics.
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Discovering the Extent to which Feelings of Insecurity can be Eliminated in Children of the Third Grade

Discovering the Extent to which Feelings of Insecurity can be Eliminated in Children of the Third Grade

Date: August 1940
Creator: Maxey, Rachael M.
Description: This thesis presents student case studies from a third grade class at an Albany, Texas elementary school. Students with insecurity issues are described and remedial treatments are suggested.
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A Study of the Income Tax Systems of Various States with the Purpose of Formulating a Simple and Equitable System for Texas

A Study of the Income Tax Systems of Various States with the Purpose of Formulating a Simple and Equitable System for Texas

Date: August 1940
Creator: Lipstreu, Otis
Description: This thesis is the result of analysis conducted on the income tax systems of thirty-one states and supported a recommendation for a Texas income tax act.
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A Mineral Analysis of the Water of Lake Wichita

A Mineral Analysis of the Water of Lake Wichita

Date: August 1940
Creator: Lisle, F. M.
Description: This thesis resulted from analysis of the water in Lake Wichita so that sources of water content could be determined.
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A Personnel Study of all the Duties, Curricular, Extra-Curricular, and Social, that are Performed by the Commercial Teachers in Texas

A Personnel Study of all the Duties, Curricular, Extra-Curricular, and Social, that are Performed by the Commercial Teachers in Texas

Date: August 1940
Creator: McFarland, Blanche Bagley
Description: This study reports the duties and activities of surveyed public school business education teachers and offers some training alternatives.
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Social and Academic Status of Kindergarten and Non-Kindergarten Elementary School Children

Social and Academic Status of Kindergarten and Non-Kindergarten Elementary School Children

Date: August 1940
Creator: Hartman, H. R.
Description: This study is the result of an examination student social skills conducted at two elementary schools to determine kindergarten necessity.
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A Survey of the Health and Physical Education Programs for Boys in the Independent Affiliated High Schools within a Radius of 150 Miles of Junction, Texas

A Survey of the Health and Physical Education Programs for Boys in the Independent Affiliated High Schools within a Radius of 150 Miles of Junction, Texas

Date: August 1940
Creator: Holbert, Joe L.
Description: In this thesis, an examination of physical education programs at independently affiliated schools in and around Junction, Texas revealed needed areas of improvement after comparison with State of Texas standards.
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A Dark Adaptation Study of College Men and Women

A Dark Adaptation Study of College Men and Women

Date: August 1940
Creator: Henry, Archie
Description: This study is the result of tests conducted to determine the adaptability of the human eye to darkness.
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A Survey of the Needs for and the Procedures Employed in the Operation of a Toy Loan Center

A Survey of the Needs for and the Procedures Employed in the Operation of a Toy Loan Center

Date: August 1940
Creator: Hardisty, Frances Audra
Description: This thesis presents the results of a survey conducted to determine the need and benefits of a toy loan center.
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An Evaluation of the Administration and the Operation of School Cafeterias in the East Texas Oil Field Area

An Evaluation of the Administration and the Operation of School Cafeterias in the East Texas Oil Field Area

Date: August 1940
Creator: Myers, Robert Gilbert.
Description: This thesis outlines various standards associated with the operation of school cafeterias so that they might be observed in East Texas schools.
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A Survey of Custodial Service in Selected Schools of the Panhandle of Texas

A Survey of Custodial Service in Selected Schools of the Panhandle of Texas

Date: August 1940
Creator: Morris, John T.
Description: This thesis explored custodial services in public schools throughout the Texas Panhandle in order to compile averages and establish the need for improved working conditions and compensation.
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The Concept of Tragedy and Tragicomedy as Revealed in the Plays of Beaumont and Fletcher

The Concept of Tragedy and Tragicomedy as Revealed in the Plays of Beaumont and Fletcher

Date: August 1940
Creator: Parker, William J.
Description: This thesis is an analysis of the comic and tragicomic styles that are evident in plays written by Beaumont and Fletcher.
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The Development of the Commercial Curricula in the Seven State Teachers Colleges of Texas

The Development of the Commercial Curricula in the Seven State Teachers Colleges of Texas

Date: August 1940
Creator: Offutt, Maifair
Description: This thesis outlines the growth of curricula in the seven state teachers colleges in Texas from establishment to the 1939 - 1940 school year.
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The Relation Between Certain Home Factors and the Social and Academic Progress of the Second-Grade Pupils in the Robert E. Lee School, Denton, Texas

The Relation Between Certain Home Factors and the Social and Academic Progress of the Second-Grade Pupils in the Robert E. Lee School, Denton, Texas

Date: August 1940
Creator: Parnell, J. D.
Description: The correlation between home environment and educational performance is addressed in this study.
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A Comparative Study of the Effects of Certain Visual Aids on Pupil Achievement in General Science

A Comparative Study of the Effects of Certain Visual Aids on Pupil Achievement in General Science

Date: August 1940
Creator: Neely, Thomas O.
Description: This thesis presents the results of a study conducted to determine if visual aids impacted the general science capabilities of middle school students.
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The Reliability of the Terman Group Test in Predicting Academic Success in the North Texas State Teachers College

The Reliability of the Terman Group Test in Predicting Academic Success in the North Texas State Teachers College

Date: August 1940
Creator: Morgan, Frank
Description: This thesis is the result of an examination conducted to determine average student preparation before reaching post-secondary schools so that college freshmen receive proper guidance.
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