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 Decade: 1950-1959
 Year: 1951
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
An Evaluation of Courses of Study for Teaching the Social Studies in the Primary Grades

An Evaluation of Courses of Study for Teaching the Social Studies in the Primary Grades

Date: 1951
Creator: Alford, Katherine Elizabeth Bower
Description: The purpose of this study was twofold: (1) to read and analyze professional literature to determine criteria for an adequate social-studies program in an elementary grade, and (2) to evaluate a selected number of courses of study of large-city school systems and state departments of education to determine the extent to which they meet criteria.
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A Study and Evaluation of Certain Practices of the Financial Administration of Industrial Arts Departments in Class A High Schools of Texas

A Study and Evaluation of Certain Practices of the Financial Administration of Industrial Arts Departments in Class A High Schools of Texas

Date: February 1951
Creator: Anderson, Ward
Description: This is a study and evaluation of certain practices in the financial administration of industrial arts programs operating in accredited four-year class "A" high schools in Texas. The study seeks to answer the following questions: 1. Are industrial arts teachers properly prepared to administer the financial transactions involved in an industrial arts program? 2. Is there a need for establishing standard practices and principles to be used in administering industrial arts finance? 3. Is there a danger of criticism of the industrial arts departments and the teachers, because of inefficiency in the administration of shop finance? 4. Are practices now in use basically sound? 5. Are adequate records being kept? 7. What steps should be taken to eliminate the objectional practices now in use and to initiate the more desirable ones?
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A Study of Dropouts in the Secondary Schools of Port Arthur, Texas

A Study of Dropouts in the Secondary Schools of Port Arthur, Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: Arrington, Electa Carol
Description: The purpose of this study was to investigate the problem of dropouts or withdrawals among the pupils of the secondary schools of Port Arthur, Texas. It was hoped that some significant information could be compiled as to the reasons why such students in this particular city leave school before high-school graduation, and that academic, environmental, and personal factors might be identified in their relationship to the causation of dropouts or withdrawals.
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Employment Criteria of the Community and Recommended Business Curriculum for Frank Phillips College, Borger, Texas

Employment Criteria of the Community and Recommended Business Curriculum for Frank Phillips College, Borger, Texas

Date: August 1951
Creator: Ayers, Paul J.
Description: The purpose of this survey and study is to attempt the establishment of ways in which the business administration department of Frank Phillips College may help its students to prepare to fill the employment needs in the commercial offices of the area.
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A Report and an Evaluation of an Internship Program in Speech Education

A Report and an Evaluation of an Internship Program in Speech Education

Date: 1951
Creator: Baker, F. Virginia
Description: This thesis describes the experience of a graduate speech student as an intern during the 1949-1950 school year at North Texas High School.
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Effectiveness of the Problem-Solving Method in Developing Thinking Ability in Homemaking Students

Effectiveness of the Problem-Solving Method in Developing Thinking Ability in Homemaking Students

Date: 1951
Creator: Baker, Frances Basye
Description: This study attempts to compare the thinking abilities of homemaking girls with the thinking abilities of girls not taking homemaking. By emphasizing the problem-solving method in the teaching of an experimental unit, it proposes to determine whether homemaking students show greater gains in thinking ability at the end of the school year than non-homemaking students. The investigator proposes to find out if the student taught by techniques of problem-solving forms thinking habits superior to habits formed by those students who have not been taught by this method as extensively as homemaking students.
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The Isolation, Cultivation and Testing of Organisms Anatagonistic to a Streptomycin Resistant Strain of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa

The Isolation, Cultivation and Testing of Organisms Anatagonistic to a Streptomycin Resistant Strain of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa

Date: 1951
Creator: Banister, Jack Warren
Description: The problem of finding an efficient antibiotic against Pseudomonas aeruginosa which can be used in the clinical treatment of genito-urinary tract infections resistant to treatment by streptomycin has not yet been solved. Therefore, this problem has consisted of first, the acquisition of possible inhibitors of the streptomycin resistant strain of Pseudomonas aeruginosa; second, the selection and identification of those which show a marked antagonism toward this organism; third, the determination of the antibiotic spectra of the inhibitors; fourth, the determination of whether the streptomycin resistant strain could also acquire a resistance to the antibiotic produced by its inhibitors; and last, an attempt to evaluate the therapeutic possibilities of the antibiotics demonstrated.
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An Analysis of the Trend Away from the Traditional Democratic Party in Texas Presidential Elections, 1932-1948

An Analysis of the Trend Away from the Traditional Democratic Party in Texas Presidential Elections, 1932-1948

Date: 1951
Creator: Barnebey, Malcolm Richard
Description: The purpose of this paper will be to look into the election returns to find some of the factors which have caused the trend of voters shifting away from the Democratic party towards the Republican party in presidential elections.
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The Development of the Natural Numbers by Means of the Peano Postulates

The Development of the Natural Numbers by Means of the Peano Postulates

Date: 1951
Creator: Baugh, Orvil Lee
Description: This thesis covers the development of the natural numbers by means of the peano postulates.
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A Study of the Relationship of a Mother's Age and the Child's Intelligence, Achievement, Personality, and Behavior

A Study of the Relationship of a Mother's Age and the Child's Intelligence, Achievement, Personality, and Behavior

Date: 1951
Creator: Bedell, Alleathia Boyd
Description: The primary purpose of this study is to determine what influence, if any, the age of the mother at the time of a child's birth has on the child's intelligence, educational growth, personal characteristics, and behavior.
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The Adaptability and Present Status of Andropogon Ischaemum L. in Denton County, Texas

The Adaptability and Present Status of Andropogon Ischaemum L. in Denton County, Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: Belders, Floyd William
Description: This investigation has been made with reference to the adaptability of Andropogon ischaemum, King Ranch bluestem, to various soils, various slopes, and various erosion conditions in Denton County.
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A Study of the Effect of Three "Non-Rinsing" Compounds on the Tensile Strength of Cotton Percale

A Study of the Effect of Three "Non-Rinsing" Compounds on the Tensile Strength of Cotton Percale

Date: 1951
Creator: Bell, Mildred L.
Description: The purpose of the present study is to determine the effect of three "non-rinse" washing compounds upon the tensile strength of cotton percale, in order to have some basis for recommendation as to use when teaching laundering to homemaking students and homemakers.
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An Evaluation of the Business Department of the Pilot Point High School to Study its Adequacy for Meeting Student and Community Needs

An Evaluation of the Business Department of the Pilot Point High School to Study its Adequacy for Meeting Student and Community Needs

Date: 1951
Creator: Bevers, Gertrude
Description: In order to teach the desirable business courses in the Pilot Point High School, it is necessary to discover what courses would be most practical for the students and also the training that business firms require of their employees. The future can be based upon the present and the past. This study attempts to determine the future needs by probing into the present and the past.
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A Study of the Relationship Between the Responses Given by Paretics and Mixed Schizophrenics on the Bender-Gestalt Visual Motor Test

A Study of the Relationship Between the Responses Given by Paretics and Mixed Schizophrenics on the Bender-Gestalt Visual Motor Test

Date: 1951
Creator: Blackwell, Dale W.
Description: The purpose of this study is to present quantitative findings of the Bender-Gestalt Visual Motor Test which will indicate the effectiveness of this media as an instrument of differential diagnosis when applied to General Paresis and Mixed Schizophrenia.
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Means and Mean Value Theorems

Means and Mean Value Theorems

Date: 1951
Creator: Blummer, Raymond O.
Description: This study covers means, mean value theorems of the differential calculus, and mean value theorems of integral calculus.
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An Evaluation of the Public Relations Functions and Training of Non-Professional Staffs of Texas Independent School Districts

An Evaluation of the Public Relations Functions and Training of Non-Professional Staffs of Texas Independent School Districts

Date: 1951
Creator: Boyles, Frank D.
Description: The problem involved in this study is an investigation of (1) the part played by the non-professional staff of a school in the development of a favorable public relations program, and (2) the needed training and qualifications for effective performance of the duties of non-professional personnel in this important phase of the public school program.
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A Study to Determine Guiding Influences for Developing a Curriculum for Contemporary Living

A Study to Determine Guiding Influences for Developing a Curriculum for Contemporary Living

Date: 1951
Creator: Bresenhan, Mary E. Kelly
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine from current professional literature the guiding principles for developing a curriculum for the public schools which will meet the needs of youth as well as those of contemporary social institutions.
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Canadian-American Relations Since 1867

Canadian-American Relations Since 1867

Date: 1951
Creator: Brewton, Muriel
Description: This study of Canadian-American relations since 1867 covers Canada's rise to world power, annexation movement, boundary and fishery disputes, economic relations, and recent relations.
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A Comparison of the Achievements of Science and Non-Science Majors Enrolled in General Chemistry at North Texas State College

A Comparison of the Achievements of Science and Non-Science Majors Enrolled in General Chemistry at North Texas State College

Date: 1951
Creator: Brogdon, Billie R.
Description: It is the specific purpose of this investigation to determine the difference, if any, in the amount of practical, everyday chemistry learned by the science majors as opposed to the non-science majors enrolled in general chemistry at the North Texas State College during the school year 1950-1951.
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A Study of the Retail Trading Area of Denton, Texas

A Study of the Retail Trading Area of Denton, Texas

Date: June 1951
Creator: Brooks, John M.
Description: "The purpose of this study is to find what information is available from secondary sources on retail trade areas and to assemble and analyze it so that the information will be of value to those interested in the economy of the area...the following general conclusions are drawn: 1. The Denton retail trade area is primarily agricultual. Indicators of this fact are so many and so definite that there is little doubt but that agriculture and the rural population of the area will affect, to a considerable extent all business activity. 2. In 1947, the Denton retail trade area was not highly industrialized. The trading center is not centrally located within the state of Texas, but several markets are a few miles away. A good supply of labor is available within the area. With the present trend toward decentralization of industry, these facts point toward an expansion of manufacturing in the trade area. 3. In 1948, retailing in the trade center and in the area as a whole indicates a strong retail trade center. 4. The fact that the retail trade center would be a good sampling area for companies introducing new products is indicated by the youth of the population ...
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Criterion Analysis: a Factorial Study of School Grades

Criterion Analysis: a Factorial Study of School Grades

Date: 1951
Creator: Bryant, Norman Dale
Description: It is the purpose of this paper to present a technique for analyzing grades and other criteria, and by so doing, arrive at the factors which will explain the variance of the criteria. This technique is not new; however, it has received very little use. The technique is simply that of factor analyzing a matrix of intercorrelations of variables which include the grades and related measures necessary to define the factors. The selection of the related variables is the crucial problem.
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The Tachistoscopic Approach to Remedial Problems in Reading Musical Notation

The Tachistoscopic Approach to Remedial Problems in Reading Musical Notation

Date: January 1951
Creator: Bullock, Marilyn Joy
Description: One of the difficulties most frequently encountered among music students is reading inadequacy. In this particular study we shall attempt to measure and increase the visual span of reading musical notation.
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The Use of Character Portrayal in the Short Poems of Edwin Arlington Robinson

The Use of Character Portrayal in the Short Poems of Edwin Arlington Robinson

Date: 1951
Creator: Burks, Julia Mudd
Description: This thesis is a study of Robinson's general mental and philosophical development and the forces which contributed to it, the kinds and sources of Robinson's characters and the method and importance of their portrayal, Robinson's single portraits of men, Robinson's portrayal of women characters, Robinson's historical portraits, and the relationship of the short poems to Robinson's total work.
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The Controversial Political Life of Aaron Burr from 1783-1804

The Controversial Political Life of Aaron Burr from 1783-1804

Date: 1951
Creator: Burr, Lottie
Description: This thesis presents a short biography of Aaron Burr followed by a look at his controversial political life from 1783-1804.
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