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An Application of Readability Techniques to Prediction of Difficulty Level of Shorthand Dictation Materials

An Application of Readability Techniques to Prediction of Difficulty Level of Shorthand Dictation Materials

Date: May 1971
Creator: Henshall, Joy L. (Joy Lanier)
Description: 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.
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Analysis and Evaluation of the Role of Elementary School Supervisors in Selected Texas Public Schools

Analysis and Evaluation of the Role of Elementary School Supervisors in Selected Texas Public Schools

Date: June 1963
Creator: Todd, Cyrus Edwin, 1911-
Description: 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.
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Dimensions of Quality : Teachers' Beliefs and Practices in Texas Public Prekindergartens

Dimensions of Quality : Teachers' Beliefs and Practices in Texas Public Prekindergartens

Date: May 1998
Creator: Kelly, Katherine Taddie
Description: 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.
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Predicting Readiness and Achievement in Reading by Use of Socio-Economic and Home Reading Material Availability Scales

Predicting Readiness and Achievement in Reading by Use of Socio-Economic and Home Reading Material Availability Scales

Date: June 1965
Creator: Sullivan, Troy Gene
Description: 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.
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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

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

Date: August 1950
Creator: Kelley, Clella D.
Description: 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.
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Evidence for Specific Responding in a Transposition Situation

Evidence for Specific Responding in a Transposition Situation

Date: August 1969
Creator: McDonald, Larry Bruce
Description: 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.
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Individual Value Differences Between Members of Benevolent and Social Associations

Individual Value Differences Between Members of Benevolent and Social Associations

Date: January 1969
Creator: Porter, Dennis P.
Description: 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.
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Out-of-School Character-Building Organizations for High-School Boys and Girls

Out-of-School Character-Building Organizations for High-School Boys and Girls

Date: August 1950
Creator: Butler, Nora
Description: 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.
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An Evaluation of Teaching Techniques as Evidenced by the Guilford-Martin Temperament Inventory

An Evaluation of Teaching Techniques as Evidenced by the Guilford-Martin Temperament Inventory

Date: August 1950
Creator: Pinkston, John R.
Description: 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.
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Effectiveness of the Undergraduate Curriculum in Teacher Education in Developing Desired Teaching Competencies

Effectiveness of the Undergraduate Curriculum in Teacher Education in Developing Desired Teaching Competencies

Date: August 1959
Creator: Turkett, Arlie Keith
Description: 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.
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