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The Relationship of Hearing to School Achievement

The Relationship of Hearing to School Achievement

Date: 1948
Creator: Skelton, Zenobia
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the relationship of hearing to school achievement. More specifically, the problem is to compare the hard-of-hearing child with the normal hearing child of approximately the same intelligence quotient and similar home background in their academic progress in the elementary school to determine the educational loss due to this specific defect.
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To Determine the Value of a Cumulative Record in a Guidance Program

To Determine the Value of a Cumulative Record in a Guidance Program

Date: 1948
Creator: Smith, Carrye Cornelia
Description: The purposes of this investigation were to help teachers to a better understanding of children, to help each pupil to discover and to develop his potentialities for his personal good and social usefulness, to facilitate the administration of the guidance program, and to improve classroom instruction.
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Evaluation of a Need and Organization of Guidance in the Sanger Public School

Evaluation of a Need and Organization of Guidance in the Sanger Public School

Date: 1948
Creator: Habern, Reo C.
Description: The problem involved in this investigation is to determine and evaluate the need of a functional guidance program within the Sanger, Texas, Public School, and to effect an organization which will adequately meet the needs of the students, both individually and collectively.
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Value of Motion Pictures in Coordination with Sixth-Grade Social Studies

Value of Motion Pictures in Coordination with Sixth-Grade Social Studies

Date: 1948
Creator: Gibson, Margaret Lucile
Description: The problem undertaken in this survey was to determine the value of motion pictures in the social-studies program of the elementary school, with special emphasis upon the learning and retention of facts and general information related to the social studies at the sixth-grade level.
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Evaluating the Use of Comics in Teaching Fundamentals in Sixth Grade Arithmetic

Evaluating the Use of Comics in Teaching Fundamentals in Sixth Grade Arithmetic

Date: 1948
Creator: Davis, Arvil E.
Description: The problem under consideration attempts to answer the question: Will an original comic cartoon story used in classroom study of sixth grade arithmetic influence the amount of learning as much as the use of the ordinary text book?
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A Comparative Study of the Equalization and the Foundation Program of Finance in the Schools of Jones County, Texas

A Comparative Study of the Equalization and the Foundation Program of Finance in the Schools of Jones County, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Martin, Samuel Dean
Description: The problem of this study is to compare the effects of the Equalization Fund Program of 1948-1949 and the Foundation School Program of 1949-1950 upon the public schools in Jones County, Texas. The purpose of the investigation was to determine specifically the effects of the new financial plan as related to the three preceding phases of the educational program.
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Developing Personal and Social Growth through Activities Related to Learning to Read

Developing Personal and Social Growth through Activities Related to Learning to Read

Date: 1950
Creator: Macklin, Nina Moody
Description: The problem of this study was to determine to what extent personal and social growth could be developed through the use of activities related to reading in one group of sixth-grade students.
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An Experimental Study on the Reading of Comics

An Experimental Study on the Reading of Comics

Date: 1949
Creator: Pinckley, Marie
Description: It is the purpose of this study to (1) determine the history and status of the comic book; (2) to find out how many and what kinds of comic books two groups of fourth graders of the Perryton school are reading; (3) to set up a well-planned reading program in one of these groups; (4) to compare the amount and kinds of comic books read by the two groups at the end of the experimental period.
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A Comparative Study of Teacher Ratings Assigned Girls and Boys

A Comparative Study of Teacher Ratings Assigned Girls and Boys

Date: 1949
Creator: Ussery, Sadie Maxine
Description: It is the purpose of this study to determine if there is any significant difference in teacher ratings of boys and girls of equal achievement. If such differences are found to exist, an attempt will be made to explain the causes for such differences.
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A Study of Factors Influencing High School Seniors in their Decisions to Seek Further Educational or Vocational Training Following their Graduation from High School

A Study of Factors Influencing High School Seniors in their Decisions to Seek Further Educational or Vocational Training Following their Graduation from High School

Date: 1949
Creator: Rutherford, Raymond Riley
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an investigation relating to certain factors and influences that have some bearing upon decisions made by graduating seniors in high schools to attend college or vocational school before entering a vocation or professional career.
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Classroom Environmental Control in Smith County

Classroom Environmental Control in Smith County

Date: 1948
Creator: Rosson, Mattie Lowe
Description: The purpose of this study is to attempt to show the development, growth, and some of the outstanding accomplishments with methods used in developing the environmental control in Smith County school rooms since October, 1946.
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Relation of Objectives and Techniques in Teaching the Social Studies to Adolescents

Relation of Objectives and Techniques in Teaching the Social Studies to Adolescents

Date: 1948
Creator: Petty, Iva Gertrude
Description: The purpose of this study is to investigate and analyze some of the current objectives and recommended teaching procedures in the social studies at the adolescent level to determine the relationship, if any, existing between them.
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An Analysis of the Public-Relations Practices of One Hundred Texas Public-School Systems

An Analysis of the Public-Relations Practices of One Hundred Texas Public-School Systems

Date: 1949
Creator: Baker, Garth Elmo
Description: The purpose of this study has three aspects. These are, (1) to determine what constitutes sound public-relations practices as recommended by recognized authorities in this field; (2) to determine the extent to which certain public-relations practices are employed by one hundred Texas public school systems; and (3) to determine whether the public-relations programs of one hundred Texas public-school systems meet the requirements of a sound public-relations program.
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A Source Reference for the Study of the Petroleum Industry and its Terminology Especially for the Ector County School System

A Source Reference for the Study of the Petroleum Industry and its Terminology Especially for the Ector County School System

Date: 1947
Creator: Smith, Evelyn M.
Description: The problem, to make a study of the petroleum industry in Ector County, Texas, and, in addition, a study of the terminology of this industry, was selected as a result of the realization that the major industry of the community was not understood by the teachers, and that it did not have a place in the curriculum.
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A Study of the Reliability and Validity of a Sociometric Scale on the Elementary School Level

A Study of the Reliability and Validity of a Sociometric Scale on the Elementary School Level

Date: 1948
Creator: Cox, John Arlington, Jr.
Description: This problem developed in a class dealing with sociometry. The class created a new sociometric scale and gave it to several groups of children. The need for statistical information on the reliability and the validity of the scale became apparent, but was beyond the scope of the course. In order that future classes, or other groups, could feel free to use this scale, and could rely on the results obtained from it, this study was made.
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The Wife and Family Finance

The Wife and Family Finance

Date: 1949
Creator: Curry, Mary K.
Description: The problem for this study consists of determining what a wife should know about family finances in order to share the burden of family living with her husband and for protection against the probability she may be left with all the responsibilities and decisions.
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A Study to Determine some Means of Strengthening the Already Established Program of Home and Family Life Education with Adults in the Dallas Independent Schools

A Study to Determine some Means of Strengthening the Already Established Program of Home and Family Life Education with Adults in the Dallas Independent Schools

Date: 1949
Creator: Conner, Thelma R.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine some means of strengthening the already established program of Home and Family Life Education with adults in the Dallas Independent Schools, Dallas, Texas.
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Effectiveness of the American Junior Red Cross

Effectiveness of the American Junior Red Cross

Date: 1948
Creator: Maffett, Callie
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of the American Junior Red Cross. Special emphasis was given to the development, benefits, and services of Dallas County Chapter of the American Junior Red Cross.
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The Value of Filmstrips in the First Grade of Travis School, Mineral Wells, Texas

The Value of Filmstrips in the First Grade of Travis School, Mineral Wells, Texas

Date: 1949
Creator: Baker, Alene Ellis
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the influence of filmstrips upon a group of first-grade pupils as compared to another group of first-grade pupils not using filmstrips.
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A Study to Determine the Adequacy of the Science Programs of the Small High Schools of North Central Texas

A Study to Determine the Adequacy of the Science Programs of the Small High Schools of North Central Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Hoeldtke, Clara
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine how adequately the smaller high schools of North Central Texas are conforming to certain standards in the science field. The problem of this study is to determine whether science teachers' objectives and methods are in line with educational objectives and certain sound psychological practices and whether the science training has made any contributions to the general education of the high-school students in this area.
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An Evaluation of the School Lunch Programs of Bryan County, Oklahoma to Determine a Sound Procedure for Their Operation

An Evaluation of the School Lunch Programs of Bryan County, Oklahoma to Determine a Sound Procedure for Their Operation

Date: 1950
Creator: Howard, C.F.
Description: In this study it is proposed to survey ten selected school lunch programs in Bryan County, Oklahoma, in order to determine a sound procedure for the operation of a successful school lunch program. the increasing knowledge of nutrition as an element in the scholastic progress of children is a factor that the school administrator must consider.
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A Study of the Trends in Methods and Content of Nature Study Teaching in the Primary Grades in Texas since 1900

A Study of the Trends in Methods and Content of Nature Study Teaching in the Primary Grades in Texas since 1900

Date: 1950
Creator: Hulse, Ruth
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the trends in the Nature Study in Texas with reference to the quantity and quality of printed materials for primary grades and the trends in methods of presenting them.
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Contributions of Educational Therapy to the Veteran Patients in the Veterans Administration Hospitals

Contributions of Educational Therapy to the Veteran Patients in the Veterans Administration Hospitals

Date: 1950
Creator: Helfrich, Dora Miller
Description: It is the purpose of this study to bring together the history of the development of educational therapy as one of the phases of Physical Medicine Rehabilitation Service for disabled war veterans in Veterans' Hospitals, the aims of the educational therapy, its functions, and the therapeutic values to the patients while they are hospitalized and following discharge from the hospital.
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Reading Readiness as Related to the Mental, Physical, Personal, and Social Factors of a Group of Low First-Grade Pupils of Plano Elementary School, Plano, Texas during the First Five Months of 1949-1950

Reading Readiness as Related to the Mental, Physical, Personal, and Social Factors of a Group of Low First-Grade Pupils of Plano Elementary School, Plano, Texas during the First Five Months of 1949-1950

Date: 1950
Creator: Evans, Tommie
Description: This study was selected to determine the relation of reading readiness to the mental, physical, personal, and social factors of a group of low first-grade pupils of the Plano Elementary School, Plano, Texas during the first five months of the school year 1949-1950. This study involves consideration of (1) mental readiness, (2) physical readiness, and (3) personal and social readiness as factors of child development.
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