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The Effect that Socio-Economic Status has upon the Intelligence and Achievement of 120 Fourth-Grade Pupils

The Effect that Socio-Economic Status has upon the Intelligence and Achievement of 120 Fourth-Grade Pupils

Date: August 1950
Creator: Porter, Goldie Dillingham
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the effect that socio-economic status has upon the intelligence and achievement of 120 fourth-grade pupils. Ninety of the fourth-grade pupils were enrolled in the Denison Elementary Schools, Denison, Texas, and thirty of the fourth-grade pupils were enrolled in an independent school, one mile outside the Denison city limits.
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The Relationship of Family Size upon Friendship Choices in the First Six Grades of the Northwest Elementary School, Justin, Texas

The Relationship of Family Size upon Friendship Choices in the First Six Grades of the Northwest Elementary School, Justin, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Pennington, Mada Lucille
Description: It is the purpose of this study to determine if there is any difference in the choice of friends of children in smaller families as related to those in larger families.
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A Comparative Study of the Reading Ability Scores of Boys and Girls in the Third Grade of the Graham, Texas, Elementary School

A Comparative Study of the Reading Ability Scores of Boys and Girls in the Third Grade of the Graham, Texas, Elementary School

Date: August 1950
Creator: Range, Ruby
Description: For eighty years psychologists have investigated problems touching upon reading ability. It is the purpose of this study to determine if there is any significant difference in the reading ability of boys and girls in the third grade. If such differences are found to exist, an attempt will be made to explain the cause.
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An Evaluation of the Professional Training of Secondary School Principals at North Texas State College:1939-1949

An Evaluation of the Professional Training of Secondary School Principals at North Texas State College:1939-1949

Date: 1950
Creator: Bray, Lemuel J.
Description: The purpose of the study is to trace the origin and development of the public school principalship, to present past and present certification standards for the principalship as expressed by leading educators and certifying officials in the various states, and to select a group of graduates of North Texas State College and measure their training and aptitudes against those stated.
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Conservative-Progressive Tendencies in Educational Theory

Conservative-Progressive Tendencies in Educational Theory

Date: 1950
Creator: Conger, William R.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine whether there is any appreciable difference in the attitude concerning questions on tendencies in educational theory between college students in elementary education and college students in secondary education, college students in elementary education and elementary teachers, elementary teachers with less than ten years of teaching experience and elementary teachers with more than ten years of teaching experience.
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A Study of the Curriculi of State Institutions of Higher Learning to Determine the Effectiveness of Teacher Education in the Field of Speech

A Study of the Curriculi of State Institutions of Higher Learning to Determine the Effectiveness of Teacher Education in the Field of Speech

Date: 1950
Creator: Breedlove, Margaret
Description: The purpose of the study was to determine whether a person who was graduated from a state institution with the minimum requirements of that institution for a major in speech and who held a permanent high school certificate as prescribed by law, was qualified from the standpoint of subject matter knowledge to be a teacher of speech in the public schools.
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A Study of Instruction in Television in Texas Senior Colleges and of Employee Qualifications Sought by Texas Telecasters

A Study of Instruction in Television in Texas Senior Colleges and of Employee Qualifications Sought by Texas Telecasters

Date: 1950
Creator: Helton, William Bernard
Description: It is the purpose of this study to determine the status of instruction in non-technical television techniques and procedures in the senior colleges of Texas as well as a corresponding investigation into the offerings of out-of-state colleges and universities. Furthermore, this study is concerned with the future plans of these Texas universities and colleges relative to non-technical television instruction, as well as with determining some of the employee-qualifications sought by commercial telecasters now operating in Texas. A third phase of this study deals with a suggested curriculum in non-technical television procedures and techniques.
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A Study to Determine Democratic Practices in the Pilot Point, Texas, High School

A Study to Determine Democratic Practices in the Pilot Point, Texas, High School

Date: 1950
Creator: Wailing, Bessie
Description: The purpose of this investigation was to reveal certain strong and weak points in the school's program, so that corrective measures might be administered for the betterment of the pupils, the staff, and the community in general.
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Status of Democratic Practices in the Ten Fifth Grade Groups in Denison, Texas

Status of Democratic Practices in the Ten Fifth Grade Groups in Denison, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Burris, Ethel L.
Description: This is a study of the democratic practices in ten fifth grade groups of Denison, Texas, in administration, methods, and curriculum. The purpose of this study is three-fold: 1. To make criteria to be used in evaluating democratic action in the elementary schools. 2. To evaluate the democratic practices in ten fifth grade groups of Denison, Texas. 3. To offer recommendations for changes that could be made for the improvement of these groups.
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A Comparative Study of the Appeal in Favorite Comics and Favorite Fiction, as Reported by Ninth-grade Pupils in the James P. Elder Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas

A Comparative Study of the Appeal in Favorite Comics and Favorite Fiction, as Reported by Ninth-grade Pupils in the James P. Elder Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Smith, Mary Blanche
Description: The problem of this study is to compare certain elements of appeal in favorite comic books and favorite books of fiction read by 384 ninth-grade pupils in the J. P. Elder Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas, during a three-months period from November 7, 1949, to February 7, 1950. The purpose of this investigation is to ascertain whether the same elements of appeal are common to both types of reading, and whether they compare favorably with the findings of other investigations reported in literature on the subject.
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