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Rorschach Factors as Indices of I. Q.

Rorschach Factors as Indices of I. Q.

Date: 1951
Creator: Miller, John Y.
Description: This study will pursue the inquiry in an attempt to add to the weight of evidence for or against the reliability of the Rorschach Test as an indicator of intelligence. The problem may be resolved into a comparison between various scoring categories or factors of the Rorschach and I.Q.
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Progress Made by Two Age Groups of First-Grade Children

Progress Made by Two Age Groups of First-Grade Children

Date: 1951
Creator: Marlin, Oleta Nedra
Description: The three-fold purpose of this study is: 1. To contrast the physical, mental, and emotional development of children who were six to six and one-half years old with those who were older than six and one-half at the beginning of the school year. 2. To contrast the amount of progress made in subject-matter achievement and in emotional development. 3. To determine, by comparison of the two groups, which group had the advantage as far as subject-matter achievement, adjustment, and behavior were concerned.
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The Relationship of Certain Factors to Popularity in Students of the Eighth Grade of the Junior High School at Ozona, Texas

The Relationship of Certain Factors to Popularity in Students of the Eighth Grade of the Junior High School at Ozona, Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: Hawk, Travis L.
Description: The problem set forth in this study is to determine the relationship of certain factors to the popularity of students in the eighth grade of the Junior High School at Ozona, Texas. The factors to be considered in this study are as follows: 1. The socio-economic status of the parents; 2. Each of the factors measured by the California Test of Personality; 3. The intelligence quotient; 4. Scholastic achievement; 5. The length of family residence in the community; 6. Physical attractiveness of the students as evaluated by three teachers; 7. Athletic ability as evaluated by the physical education teachers; 8. Conduct in the classroom as evaluated by the home room teacher.
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A Study to Determine the Adequacy of the Business Departments of Class A High Schools of Region III of Texas

A Study to Determine the Adequacy of the Business Departments of Class A High Schools of Region III of Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: Hoeldtke, Louise
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine how adequately Class A schools of Region Three of Texas are conforming to certain standards in business education. A comparative survey of business administration programs has been made, and the programs were evaluated by standards formulated by the Texas State Department of Education and recognized investigators in this field. After careful consideration of all the data available for this study, the writer made conclusions and recommendations with regard to the business education programs in the schools of Region Three.
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An Evaluation of the Los Fresnos Elementary School, Los Fresnos, Texas

An Evaluation of the Los Fresnos Elementary School, Los Fresnos, Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: James, Albert S.
Description: The purpose of this study is to present the appraisal of the Los Fresnos Elementary School in terms of the criteria in the Handbook for Self-Appraisal and Improvement of Elementary Schools as made by a committee of twelve teachers of that school. Attention is given to the seven major areas of the school and to certain subtopics under each heading.
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An Evaluation of Fourteen State-Adopted Readers for Sixth Grade with Respect to Certain Criteria

An Evaluation of Fourteen State-Adopted Readers for Sixth Grade with Respect to Certain Criteria

Date: 1951
Creator: Pickard, Mary Virginia
Description: The purpose of this study is to set up criteria for judging the mechanical features and content of sixth-grade readers and to determine whether or not the fourteen sixth-grade readers of this study fit these criteria.
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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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Causes of Maladjustment and Some Remedial Measures

Causes of Maladjustment and Some Remedial Measures

Date: 1951
Creator: Reeves, Isla Davidson
Description: The problem in this study is threefold: (1) to discover cases of maladjustment which exist among the students of a certain small high school; (2) to determine as far as possible the causes of these maladjustments, particularly the role of the school as a contributing agent; and (3) to suggest and to apply as far as possible remedial measures.
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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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A Study to Determine the Relationship of the Occupational Aptitude Scores and Academic Grades of Students Enrolled in Beginning and Advanced Typing and Shorthand Courses and in Secretarial Practice in the School of Business Administration at North Texas State College, Denton, Texas

A Study to Determine the Relationship of the Occupational Aptitude Scores and Academic Grades of Students Enrolled in Beginning and Advanced Typing and Shorthand Courses and in Secretarial Practice in the School of Business Administration at North Texas State College, Denton, Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: Routt, Sammye Louise
Description: The purpose of the study was to compare the occupational aptitude scores of students enrolled in beginning and advanced clerical courses in the School of Business Administration at North Texas State College, Denton, Texas, with the academic grades of these same students to determine the relationship between the academic grades received and the occupational aptitude score indicated by the General Aptitude Test Battery.
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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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A Study of Anglo-American Pupils in Predominately Latin-American Groups and Anglo-American Pupils in a Non Latin-American Group.

A Study of Anglo-American Pupils in Predominately Latin-American Groups and Anglo-American Pupils in a Non Latin-American Group.

Date: 1951
Creator: Renfroe, Mary Virginia Murphy
Description: It is the purpose of this study to consider the Anglo-American child--to examine his achievement in a situation where much consideration will of necessity be given to the instructional needs peculiar to the predominating group.
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The Relation of the Teaching of Checking in Arithmetic to Accuracy in Several Phases of School Work

The Relation of the Teaching of Checking in Arithmetic to Accuracy in Several Phases of School Work

Date: 1951
Creator: Pickard, Vera Maye
Description: The problem for this study is to determine whether or not teaching children to check arithmetic problems contributes to accuracy (1) in problem solving, (2) in forming the habit of checking, and (3) in several other phases of school work.
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Procedures Used in Overcoming Negative Attitudes Toward School Music

Procedures Used in Overcoming Negative Attitudes Toward School Music

Date: 1951
Creator: Faires, Edith W.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine some probable effects of certain procedures in overcoming negative attitudes toward school music and to show the possibilities of locating and eliminating some of the factors associated with children's difficulties in music.
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The Relationship Between Intelligence and Personality of Sixty-two Sixth-Grade Pupils

The Relationship Between Intelligence and Personality of Sixty-two Sixth-Grade Pupils

Date: 1951
Creator: Davis, Opal Frances
Description: The problem is to determine to what extent there is a relationship between a child's personality and his intelligence. As a basis for such a comparison, a study was made of sixty-two sixth-grade pupils in the Benjamin Franklin School in Wichita Falls, Texas.
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An Experimental Investigation of the Relationship Between Perception of Parental Acceptance and Social Acceptability of Adolescents

An Experimental Investigation of the Relationship Between Perception of Parental Acceptance and Social Acceptability of Adolescents

Date: 1955
Creator: Throp, Thomas Richard
Description: The purpose of this study is twofold. One is that of developing an instrument for determining a child's concept of how he is thought of by his mother and his father; in other words, a method of measuring parental acceptance as it is perceived by the child, himself. The development of this instrument will be discussed in Chapter IV. The second purpose of this study is that of determining whether or not there is any significant relationship between the child's perception of parental acceptance and the social acceptability of the child, as measured by a sociometric instrument.
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Selected Relationships between Masculinity-Femininity and Anxiety

Selected Relationships between Masculinity-Femininity and Anxiety

Date: August 1963
Creator: Boykin, Melvin F.
Description: The purpose of the present thesis will be to test the general hypothesis that femininity in men is positively related with anxiety and to investigate the relationship of femininity and anxiety in women.
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Creativity and the Guilford-Zimmerman Temperament Survey

Creativity and the Guilford-Zimmerman Temperament Survey

Date: August 1963
Creator: Martin, Donald Wesley
Description: The purposes of this study are as follows: 1) to investigate the similarities and differences in the temperaments of a higher creative group and a lower creative group and 2) to investigate the effectiveness of the Guilford-Zimmerman Temperament Survey in identifying higher creative individuals and lower creative individuals, as measured by the AC Test of Creative Ability.
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Manifest Anxiety as a Predictor of Academic Success

Manifest Anxiety as a Predictor of Academic Success

Date: August 1960
Creator: Jones, Robert L.
Description: It is the purpose of this study to attempt to discover the nature of the relationship between manifest anxiety and the college learning situation, as indicated by the performance of the subject in the college classroom situation.
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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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A Study to Determine to What Extent the Tom Bean School, Grayson County, Texas, is a Community School

A Study to Determine to What Extent the Tom Bean School, Grayson County, Texas, is a Community School

Date: 1950
Creator: Jennings, Robert Hugh
Description: This is a study to determine to what extent the Tom Bean Public School of Grayson County, Texas, is a community school.
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A Study of a Selected Number of Stories Suitable for Dramatization in the Third Grade

A Study of a Selected Number of Stories Suitable for Dramatization in the Third Grade

Date: 1948
Creator: Putnam, Gustave
Description: The writer purposes to discover the types of stories that appeal to the interest and imagination of children of the third grade, and to determine whether the literary qualities and the dramatic possibilities of the stories are within the understanding and ability of the group.
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A Study of the Lueders Secondary School to Determine the Extent to Which it Meets Criteria for Educational Objectives and Youth Interests

A Study of the Lueders Secondary School to Determine the Extent to Which it Meets Criteria for Educational Objectives and Youth Interests

Date: 1950
Creator: Bragg, C. O.
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to make a study of the Lueders secondary school to determine the extent to which it is meeting educational objectives and the interests of its pupils.
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An Analysis of Designs and Materials to Determine Sound School Building Construction

An Analysis of Designs and Materials to Determine Sound School Building Construction

Date: 1952
Creator: Newsom, J. Elvin
Description: The purpose of the study was to analyze the materials used in industry and school plant building in order to determine the types and designs of buildings which will best meet the needs of our schools both today and in the future.
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