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The Effects of Motivational Group Techniques Upon Selected Personality and Behavioral Variables
The problem of this study was to investigate the effects of motivational group techniques upon selected personality and behavioral variables. Particular emphasis was placed upon changes in personality and behavior with respect to freshmen college students. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279012/
The Relative Desirability of Two Types of Junior College Operation
The problem of this study was to determine whether it is more desirable to operate a two-year college in the Dallas metropolitan area as a county college or to operate a two-year college under the administration of the Dallas Independent School District. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279051/
The Effects of Skill-Builder Controlled Reader Training in Facilitating Skill Development in College Typewriting
The problem of the study was to determine the effects of student use of Skill-Builder Controlled Reader training in facilitating skill development in beginning and intermediate typewriting classes at the college level. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278846/
The Relationship between Self-concept and Authoritarianism and Certain Academic, Vocational, and Biographical Variables of College Freshmen
The problem is to study the relationship between two personality measures, self-concept and authoritarianism, as each relates to certain academic, vocational, and biographical variables of male freshmen attending a state-supported university in the Southwest. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279310/
A Comparison of the Effects of Four Micro-teaching Environments on Fourth-grade Pupils' Coping Behavior and Verbal Response
The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of four micro-teaching environments on fourth-grade pupils' coping behavior and verbal response and to determine if one micro-teaching environment is more appropriate than another. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278843/
An Instrument to Determine whether Certain Fundamental Philosophical and Educational Beliefs Are Held by Selected Public School Teachers in the Areas of Elementary Education, Secondary Education, and Guidance
The problem of this study was to develop an instrument which would reveal whether certain fundamental philosophical and educational beliefs are held by public school teachers in the areas of elementary education, secondary education, and guidance. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279263/
Effects of Frustration Tolerance Training on Young Institutionalized Retarded Children
The major problem investigated was to ascertain the extent to which a training program designed specifically to increase frustration tolerance would reduce selected behavioral problems in institutionalized mentally retarded children. Of lesser importance was the problem of examining the extent to which the prescribed training program had differential effects on brain-injured and non-brain-injured retarded children. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278989/
The Relationship between Aptitudes and Success in Vocational and Educational Pursuits
The problem of this study was to determine the relationships between aptitudes and vocational and educational success and between aptitudes and vocational proficiency. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278758/
An Investigation of the Effectiveness of Programed Learning in the Teaching of Harmonic Dictation in a Beginning College Music Theory Course
The problem of the study was to investigate the comparative effectiveness of two methods of teaching harmonic dictation to beginning college music students. The methods were (1) the conventional teacher-classroom approach as suggested by Robert Ottman's Elementary Harmony, and (2) a linear programed book to be used in conjunction with a series of tape recordings. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278838/
An Evaluation of the Public Relations Programs of Selected Texas Public School Systems
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the public relations programs in selected Texas public school systems. From this evaluation, criteria were developed which will enable the administrators, particularly those in smaller school systems, to maintain stronger public relations programs. These public relations programs were evaluated in terms of the elements of sound public relations procedures. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278734/
An Analysis of the Education of the Children of Migrant Agricultural Workers in Arkansas Public Schools
The problem is the study of the education of children of migrant agricultural workers in forty-five school districts in Arkansas. The study presents data from a questionnaire, the Uniform Migrant Student Transfer Form, and the Science Research Associates Achievement Test. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279209/
Student, Parent, and Teacher Perception of College Environments
The problem of this investigation was to compare the perceptions of college environments held by college-bound high school seniors, their teachers, and their parents, from a specified geographical area with the perceptions of students actually experiencing the environments represented by these campuses. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278775/
A Comparison of the Effectiveness of Two Approaches to Teaching Engineering Drafting
The problem of the study was a comparison of the relative effectiveness of two approaches to the teaching of engineering drafting. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279397/
The Effect of the Note-test System of Teaching Basic College Chemistry on Student Achievement, Attitude, and Critical Thinking Ability
The problem of this study was to determine the relative effectiveness of the note-test system and the traditional lecture system of teaching basic college chemistry. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278930/
The Effects of Group Guidance Procedures on the Interpersonal Relationships of Inner-city Youth
The problem of this investigation was to examine the effects of three selected group guidance procedures on the interpersonal relationships of twelve through fifteen-year old inner-city youth. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279283/
The Effects of Student Teaching upon Attitudinal Characteristics Considered Basic for Effective Counselors
The problem of this study was to determine the effects of student teaching upon student-centeredness and openmindedness. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278810/
A Correlational Analysis of Client Change In Sheltered Workshops with Selected Characteristics of the Client, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor and Workshop Supervisor
This investigation was designed to assess the amount of attitudinal change experienced by the client and certain selected characteristics of the client, his vocational rehabilitation counselor, immediate workshop supervisor and his sheltered workshop. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279121/
The Effect of Self Concept and Various Conceptual and Physical Practice Methods Upon the Performance of a Selected Basketball Motor Skill
The problem investigated was the effect of various methods of conceptual, physical, and conceptual-physical practice procedures upon performance of the basketball motor skill of foul shooting. The sub-problem under investigation was the effect of self-concept upon the performance of foul shooting. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279047/
Perceptions of the Actual and Ideal Roles of Public School Superintendents in Texas
The problem of this study was to compare concepts of the actual and ideal roles of school superintendents as they are perceived by school superintendents and by school board presidents. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279325/
A Study to Determine the Effect of Industrial Arts Experience on the Attitude Changes of University Freshmen
The problem of this study was to determine the effect of industrial arts experiences on changing the attitudes of North Texas State University freshmen toward industrial arts generally and toward specific curriculum areas in industrial arts. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277999/
Administering the Use of Instructional Space in Texas State-Supported Colleges and Universities
The problem of this study is to determine the administrative practices for securing the optimum use of instructional space in colleges. This necessitates the development of an instrument to evaluate these practices. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278391/
A Comparison of Male and Female Teachers' Approval and Disapproval Interactions with Children
This study was designed to determine the relationships between three variables in fifth- and sixth-grade classroom verbal interactions. These variables include sex of teacher, sex of pupil, and approval/disapproval interactions between teacher and pupil. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278443/
Predicting Student Teaching Behavior from Needs Profiles by Comparison with Sociometrically Defined Groups
The problem of this study was the prediction of aggressive, submissive, and normal student teaching behavior by the use of needs profiles from sociometrically defined groups of education students. The criteria profiles were constructed using beginning education students, and prediction was made on a student teaching population. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278509/
The Relationship between Selected Criteria and Actual Practices of Counselors and Visiting Teachers in a Metropolitan Area
This study was initiated to determine the soundness of certain phases of the counseling and visiting teacher program in a selected school system of a metropolitan area. It was believed that investigation of those programs would prove to be of significant value to those individuals who were in charge of the guidance programs in those schools, and that ultimately the full benefits of these investigations would be received by the students. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277781/
The Effect of High Speed Drill on Speed and Accuracy Development in Beginning Typewriting
This study is an experiment to determine the effectiveness of high-speed drill on speed and accuracy achievement in the first semester of beginning typewriting at the high school level. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277783/
The Course Content of Life, Earth, and Physical Science Programs in Selected Texas Junior High Schools
The purpose of the study was to determine the agreement between reported levels of emphasis of course content topics suitable for the junior high school and the optimum level of emphasis as it was recommended by Texas science supervisors and national science education specialists. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278265/
A Study of the Texas Supervisor of Secondary Student Teachers
The problem of this study was to determine the status and practices of supervisors of secondary student teachers in Texas colleges and universities and to compare these practices with those practices recommended by national authorities in the field of student teaching. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278164/
The Relationship between College Environmental Press and Freshman Attrition at Southern Methodist University
The general purpose of the study was to determine the relationship between college environmental press variables and the attrition characteristics of college freshmen at Southern Methodist University. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278505/
The Predictive Validities, as Measured by Multiple Correlation, of Two Batteries Using Academic Achievement as Criterion
The problem of this study was to determine the predictive validity, as measured by multiple R, of two batteries given to beginning college students using various achievement criteria. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277578/
An Investigation of the Effectiveness of Programed Learning in the Teaching of Harmonic Dictation in a Beginning College Music Theory Course
The problem of the study was to investigate the comparative effectiveness of two methods of teaching harmonic dictation to beginning college music students. The methods were (1) the conventional teacher-classroom approach as suggested by Robert Ottman's Elementary Harmony, and (2) a linear programed book to be used in conjunction with a series of tape recordings. This volume is Harmonic Dictation, a Programed Text. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278296/
A Study of the Practices of American History Teachers in Selected Texas Secondary Schools
The problem of this study was the relationship between practices reported by American history teachers in selected Texas secondary schools and practices recommended by three groups of social studies authorities. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278453/
The Relationship of a Model of Audio-visual Perception and a Selected Communication Model as a Function of a Filmstrip Design
The problem of this study is the relationship of perception and a selected communication model to filmstrip design. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278598/
An Evaluation of the Spitz Student Response System in Teaching a Course in Logical and Mathematical Concepts
The problem with which this investigation was concerned was that of determining the effect of teaching freshman mathematics with the Spitz Student Response System upon a student's anxiety level, attitude and achievement. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277579/
The Effects of Dry Heat in a Sauna Bath upon Performance of Certain Physical and Mental Tasks
The purposes of the investigation were to determine and analyze the effects of dry heat upon the physical and mental performance tasks and to deduce implications for the improvement of educational practices. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278540/
Analysis of the Relationship of Selected Abilities to Performance on a Gross Motor Task at Various Stages of Task Practice
The problem with which this investigation was concerned was that of determining the relationship of selected abilities to motor skill performance. Specifically this study analysed the performance trend on a gross motor task to determine the degree of relationship between the abilities: agility, balance, depth perception, flexibility, reaction time and speed of arm movement, and strength and performance scores on a wall volley task at successive stages of task practice. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277580/
An Analysis of Self-actualizing Dimensions of Top and Middle Management Personnel
The purpose of the study was to examine categories of self-actualization and specific biographical and developmental factors from the data on 225 individuals selected from top and middle management by psychologists with Rohrer, Hibler and Replogle, international firm of management consultants. The investigation was designed to determine if differences existed for the two groups. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278449/
Argumentation Used in the Sex Education Issue in the Dallas Independent School District
The primary purpose of the study was to identify and describe the arguments used in the sex education controversy in the Dallas Independent School District. The issue was examined as a debate and as a social movement promoted and resisted by community rhetoricians. Arguments were elicited from interviews with rhetoricians on both sides of the issue. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278579/
The Relationship Between Personally Perceived Autonomy and the Professional Activity of Secondary School Teachers
The problem with which this investigation was concerned was that of determining the relationship between personally perceived autonomy and the extent of professional activity of secondary teachers. The two methods of determining this relationship were questionnaire completion and personal interview. It was assumed that the two methods complemented one another in the determination of findings. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278585/
The Predictive Validities, as Measured by Multiple Correlation, of Certain Mathematics Grades and a Test Battery Using Academic Achievement as Criteria
The problem of this study was to determine the predictive validities, as measured by multiple correlation, of certain mathematics course grades and the American College Test (ACT) battery when various achievement criteria were used. This study had a two-fold purpose: (1) to determine measures which could be used effectively to predict academic achievement in college mathematics, and (2) to determine whether the multiple correlation between selected predictors and each criterion were significant. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278109/
A Study of Title II, Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 and an Evaluation of Its Impact in Texas
The problem of this study was to determine the purpose of ESEA Title II, 1965, and evaluate the impact of the operation of this legislation on selected public schools of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277917/
An Application of Readability Techniques to Prediction of Difficulty Level of Shorthand Dictation Materials
It was the purpose of this study to determine whether one or a combination of adult readability formulas, when applied to shorthand dictation material, could predict difficulty, as well as to develop a shorthand formula for this specific purpose. In addition, the questions of comparative reliability and practicability were tested with respect to the two kinds of formulas as applied to the shorthand material. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278023/
Analysis and Evaluation of the Role of Elementary School Supervisors in Selected Texas Public Schools
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277799/
Dimensions of Quality : Teachers' Beliefs and Practices in Texas Public Prekindergartens
This study explores beliefs and practices about standards of quality in Texas public prekindergartens as viewed from various perspectives, including prekindergarten teachers, administrators of prekindergarten programs, and families of prekindergarten students. These beliefs and practices are compared with widely-accepted national standards of quality for preschool programs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277857/
Predicting Readiness and Achievement in Reading by Use of Socio-Economic and Home Reading Material Availability Scales
The problem in this study was to determine whether the availability of reading material in the home and a child 's socio-economic classification were sufficiently significant to be utilized in helping to predict the reading readiness and reading achievement of first-grade children. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164626/
A Study to Determine if there are Significant Interacting Physical, Mental, and Emotional Factors Developed by Parents of Sherman, Texas, which Influence Readiness for Beginning Reading
The purpose of the study is to approach the problem from a practical and workable angle in determining which definite and significant influences have been of benefit to the first-grade pupils of Sherman, Texas, in preparing them for reading readiness. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163812/
Evidence for Specific Responding in a Transposition Situation
Subjects were presented with choices between stimuli which differed along some dimension.The present study investigates whether a relational or absolute theory best predicts the results in a transposition situation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163954/
Individual Value Differences Between Members of Benevolent and Social Associations
The purpose of the present investigation was to determine if there were significant differences in the areas of inter-personal values between members of benevolent associations and members of social associations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163938/
Out-of-School Character-Building Organizations for High-School Boys and Girls
The purpose of this study of the out-of-school character-building organizations for high-school youth is fourfold: (1) to discover the problems peculiar to adolescents growing up in the disturbed social environment of this country at the present time; (2) to determine the part reputable youth-serving organizations have in quipping young persons for meeting these problem; (3) to investigate a specific situation in an effort to determine the extent to which high-school students take advantage of the services offered by these organizations; and (4) to suggest ways of reaching more of the young people by gaining from them a knowledge of the kind of program they desire. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163808/
An Evaluation of Teaching Techniques as Evidenced by the Guilford-Martin Temperament Inventory
The primary problem of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of two teaching techniques in relation to their respective influence on changing behavior by a group process. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163816/
Effectiveness of the Undergraduate Curriculum in Teacher Education in Developing Desired Teaching Competencies
The purpose of this study is to identify and evaluate the competencies that a person who desires to teach should possess in order to be an effective classroom teacher. Identification of these competencies will be made from evidence obtained through a consensus of student's opinions, these opinions to be solicited from students currently enrolled in courses required for a major in elementary education, and from the consensus of faculty members who ware currently teaching these courses. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164115/
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