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To Determine the Status, Methods of Conducting, Functions, and Desirability of Literary Activities in the Programs of Secondary Schools of Central West-Texas

To Determine the Status, Methods of Conducting, Functions, and Desirability of Literary Activities in the Programs of Secondary Schools of Central West-Texas

Date: 1945
Creator: James, Thomas McCurry
Description: This study was made for the purpose of determining the status and methods of conducting non-athletic extra-curricular activities in the secondary schools of Central West-Texas with the hope that the findings may prove valuable to school boards and administrators in setting up standards for evaluating their activity programs.
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Is There an Answer to the Current Lack of a Satisfying Philosophy Among the American People?

Is There an Answer to the Current Lack of a Satisfying Philosophy Among the American People?

Date: 1945
Creator: Stovall, Edith Edwards
Description: This study will seek to show that what appears to be the cause of a lack of a satisfying philosophy among the American people, as evidenced by restless, disintegrating behavior of individuals, is in reality the effect of such a lack.
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A Descriptive Survey of the Reading-Readiness Program of the First Grades in Wichita Falls, Texas, During 1940-1941

A Descriptive Survey of the Reading-Readiness Program of the First Grades in Wichita Falls, Texas, During 1940-1941

Date: 1941
Creator: Rollins, Norma Edith
Description: Progressive concept of education -- The education of young children today is being interpreted in terms of child growth and development. It is no longer thought of as mental training primarily, but as the well-rounded development of each individual, physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally to the extent of his potentialities.
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A Comparative Study of Some Physical, Intellectual, and Personality Factors of Groups Entering the Waco State Home at Different Ages and on Different Dates

A Comparative Study of Some Physical, Intellectual, and Personality Factors of Groups Entering the Waco State Home at Different Ages and on Different Dates

Date: 1940
Creator: Romine, Charles
Description: The problem in this study is to make a comparison of some physical, intellectual, and personality factors of groups of children entering the Waco State Home at different ages and on different dates.
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A Cooperative Evaluation of the Instruction of Student Teachers in the Sam Houston School, Denton, Texas, for the Summer of 1941

A Cooperative Evaluation of the Instruction of Student Teachers in the Sam Houston School, Denton, Texas, for the Summer of 1941

Date: 1941
Creator: Ratliff, Joe E.
Description: The purpose of this study is to appraise the opportunities offered to the pupils of Sam Houston school; to gain experiences through self interests and democratic procedures; to develop procedures which may determine the changes taking place in these boys and girls and thereby enable the writer to discover the degree to which the school is accomplishing its significant educational purposes. Suggestions of criticisms will be incorporated; however, it is not the intended purpose of this study to suggest or criticize.
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An Evaluation of the Henrietta High School, Henrietta, Texas

An Evaluation of the Henrietta High School, Henrietta, Texas

Date: 1941
Creator: Pope, Rogers R.
Description: This study is an evaluation of the Henrietta High School of Henrietta, Texas. Its purpose is to measure this school by comparing it to the two hundred try-out schools which were used by the Cooperative Study of Secondary School Standards in setting up their criteria for determining the characteristics of a good secondary school.
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Relation Between a Child's Freedom for Personal Development in the Home and His Social Success in School

Relation Between a Child's Freedom for Personal Development in the Home and His Social Success in School

Date: 1941
Creator: Wilkins, Bess Reddell
Description: This study examines the relationship between whether the level of independence a first-grade age child was permitted at home influenced his social behavior at school.
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A Study of the Laws Governing the Acquisition, Construction, and Use of School Property in Texas

A Study of the Laws Governing the Acquisition, Construction, and Use of School Property in Texas

Date: 1945
Creator: Massey, Gabe Edward
Description: The primary purpose of this study is to gather and organize facts that will be beneficial to those who have the responsibility of directing the affairs of the community in the interest of public education. Superintendents of schools and boards of education will secure a better solution to their problems by studying the laws and the interpretations of law given by the courts. This study has been made in order that this information might be made more available to the interest of school people.
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A History of Credit Unions in the United States

A History of Credit Unions in the United States

Date: 1945
Creator: Hester, Henry Beason
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to present a history of the founding, operation, and growth of the credit union movement in the United States, with special emphasis placed on the benefits and services such an organization can render to the thousands and thousands of employees who are classed in the realm of small or moderate income brackets.
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The Relations Between the Legal Provisions for Education in Texas and Public School Administration

The Relations Between the Legal Provisions for Education in Texas and Public School Administration

Date: 1942
Creator: Browning, Voyd
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a survey of the relation between the legal provisions for education in Texas and the public school administration, to determine, if possible, whether these provisions provide for an adequate program meeting the educational needs of the children of the state. Legal provisions, in this instance, comprise both the constitutional provisions for education and the school laws passed to carry out these provisions.
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The Function of Mental Hygiene in the Curriculum of the Elementary School

The Function of Mental Hygiene in the Curriculum of the Elementary School

Date: 1942
Creator: Brashears, Willie Pearl
Description: The problem of this investigation is to determine the part that mental hygiene should and could assume in promoting the general efficiency of the educational program in the elementary grades.
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A Critical Analysis of Pre-Primers, Primers, and First Readers of Ten Series of Books Published Since 1938

A Critical Analysis of Pre-Primers, Primers, and First Readers of Ten Series of Books Published Since 1938

Date: 1941
Creator: Tacker, Floy Alberta
Description: The problem of this thesis is to make a critical analysis of pre-primers, primers, and first readers of ten series of books published since 1938. Examination of books will be made from the standpoint of unusual interest to children, teachability, psychological, and educational soundness of their construction in promoting growth of the individual pupil and his ultimate good as a person and as a member of a social group.
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A Comparative Study of Personalities of Elementary and Secondary Education Majors

A Comparative Study of Personalities of Elementary and Secondary Education Majors

Date: 1941
Creator: Walker, Elsie Meine
Description: The problem in this investigation has a three-fold purpose; namely, (1) to reveal, by means of comparison, the likenesses and differences in the personalities of elementary and secondary education majors of N. T. S. T. C.; (2) to determine to what extent the individual is adjusting himself to the problems and conditions confronting him, and how these problems are affecting the development of a normal, happy, and socially effective personality; (3) to interpret the data collected correctly, in order that better adjusted personalities may be developed.
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An Evaluation of the Common Schools of Hardeman County, Texas

An Evaluation of the Common Schools of Hardeman County, Texas

Date: 1941
Creator: Sweatmon, Marvin M.
Description: The problem set forth for this study is to evaluate the common schools of Hardeman County, Texas. The purpose of this study is to determine the weak points and the strong points of the schools, and to offer suggestions for improvement.
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A Study of Absolutism : Plato as an Absolutist and His Influence on Modern Education

A Study of Absolutism : Plato as an Absolutist and His Influence on Modern Education

Date: 1945
Creator: Blackwell, Lizzie Lena
Description: This thesis is a study of Plato as an absolutist and his influence on modern education.
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A History of the Allen Military Academy

A History of the Allen Military Academy

Date: 1944
Creator: Williams, Erlene Oneal
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to preserve in an interesting, narrative form the facts connected with the founding and establishment of Allen Military Academy.
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A Program of Films for Teaching in the Primary Grades of the Louisiana Public Schools

A Program of Films for Teaching in the Primary Grades of the Louisiana Public Schools

Date: 1945
Creator: Field, Thelma L.
Description: The purpose of this study is to provide a compiled list of Louisiana primary motion pictures and their locations for the Louisiana primary teachers.
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The History of Acadia Baptist Academy

The History of Acadia Baptist Academy

Date: 1945
Creator: Boyett, Evelyn S.
Description: The purpose of this study is to give a brief history of Acadia Baptist Academy, giving some facts essential to the development, and to evaluate the curriculum of the Academy.
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The Function of Dramatization in the Elementary School

The Function of Dramatization in the Elementary School

Date: 1945
Creator: Chapel, Hazel Hester
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an investigation into the studies made and judgment expressed concerning the function of dramatization in the elementary school.
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The Life, Work, and Imprint of Elisabet Ney

The Life, Work, and Imprint of Elisabet Ney

Date: 1941
Creator: Bailey, Joe Harden
Description: This thesis discusses the life and influence of sculptor Elisabet Ney.
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An Evaluation of an Adequate Finance System for Extracurricular Activities

An Evaluation of an Adequate Finance System for Extracurricular Activities

Date: 1941
Creator: Alvis, James C.
Description: It is the purpose of this study to discover and report educationally sound practices of activity financing and administration, with special emphasis placed on accounting. This investigation will attempt to disclose present-day common practices in financing the activities and accounting in regard to activity finances, and where advisable to make recommendations to secure more adequate procedures.
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An Evaluation of the Training and Preparation of Elementary-School Principals in the Light of Certain Duties They Perform

An Evaluation of the Training and Preparation of Elementary-School Principals in the Light of Certain Duties They Perform

Date: 1941
Creator: Bennett, Lowell Dean
Description: It is the purpose of this study to determine the value of the academic preparation and the in-service experience of the elementary-school principals as it pertains to three phases of the principals' duties--organization and administration, supervision, and community relationships.
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A Study of Pragmatism: its Influence on Certain Modern Trends in Education

A Study of Pragmatism: its Influence on Certain Modern Trends in Education

Date: 1941
Creator: Adams, Donald Quincy
Description: It is the purpose of this thesis to show that the pragmatic philosophy is basically responsible for present-day developments in various teaching techniques.
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A Study to Determine the Relative Value of Gains in Civic Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes in Community Civics as Compared with Those in Traditional Eighth-Grade History

A Study to Determine the Relative Value of Gains in Civic Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes in Community Civics as Compared with Those in Traditional Eighth-Grade History

Date: 1940
Creator: Ray, Mabel Burks
Description: The problem reported in this thesis was one whose purpose was to determine, if possible, the relative value of gains in civic knowledge, skills, and attitudes growing out of a course in eighth-grade community civics as compared with those derived from a course in traditional eighth-grade history. An interesting phase of the study was the tabulation of losses in civic knowledge, skills, and attitudes and an attempt on the part of the writer to account for them. Chiefly, however, the study concerns itself with progress in social and civic thinking on the part of eighth-grade pupils.
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