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The Preparation and Work of High School Teachers in Collin County

The Preparation and Work of High School Teachers in Collin County

Date: August 1937
Creator: Alexander, Mabel Parker
Description: "The aim of this study is to examine some of the factors and conditions underlying the preparation and work of the high school teachers in Collin County for the year 1936-1937 only. In finding and tabulating the existing factors and conditions, it is hoped that this will be of help in making improvements in the present schedule for the training of high school teachers."--leaf 2
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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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The Adequacy of the School Transportation Systems of Montague County, Texas

The Adequacy of the School Transportation Systems of Montague County, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Allen, Bill N.
Description: In this study an attempt is made to determine the adequacy of the school transportation systems of Montague County, Texas.
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A Study to Determine the Sound Administrative Steps in the Organization of a Community School

A Study to Determine the Sound Administrative Steps in the Organization of a Community School

Date: 1949
Creator: Allen, Clifford D.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the sound steps or procedures for the administrator to follow in organizing a community school. It will attempt to show ways of utilizing to the fullest possible extent the resources of the community.
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A Study of the Atypical Child and His Status in the Educational Practices of Texas

A Study of the Atypical Child and His Status in the Educational Practices of Texas

Date: 1948
Creator: Althaus, Nellie
Description: The purpose of the study is to study child differentiations in their relation to educational growth; to emphasize a greater need, on the part of today's teachers, for constant study of the atypical child in order to determine his developmental needs; to emphasize the importance and desirability of utilizing the talents of the highly endowed pupil; to consider current educational practices in their relation to the added capabilities of superior children; and to emphasize the importance of developing whatever desirable social qualities the mentally retarded child may possess.
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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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A Study of Dominance-Feeling in College Women

A Study of Dominance-Feeling in College Women

Date: 1946
Creator: Anderson, Dan L.
Description: The purposes of this study are as follows: 1. To measure, compare, and evaluate the level of self-esteem of college women in two colleges. 2. To show the relationship of certain background factors to dominance-feeling in college women.
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An Analysis of the Activity Program Offered at El Centro, Denton's Youth Center

An Analysis of the Activity Program Offered at El Centro, Denton's Youth Center

Date: August 1949
Creator: Anderson, Douglas Stevens
Description: "The problem of this thesis is to determine through survey and comparative study the effect of the activity program of Denton's El Centro, the youth center, on the youth of the City of Denton...methods of operation and internal organization of youth centers, the purpose of the centers and the results of some of the activities are outlined. Members of the Denton youth center were interviewed; the information gained from the interviews was recorded on prepared questionnaires. Various types of activities at Denton's youth center are discussed. The study also attempts to reveal by means of tables those activities which are more important to the male youth of Denton. A discussion of the treatment of the youth problem is given with conclusions based upon the principles and practices set forth in the foregoing chapters."-- leaf 2.
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To Determine the Place of a Sound Guidance Program in the Secondary School

To Determine the Place of a Sound Guidance Program in the Secondary School

Date: 1947
Creator: Andrews, Nannie D.
Description: This study has undertaken to determine the characteristics of a sound guidance program and its place in the secondary school.
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To Develop an Evaluating Technique which will have a Definite Relationship to the Declared Principles and Practices of the Speech Curriculum

To Develop an Evaluating Technique which will have a Definite Relationship to the Declared Principles and Practices of the Speech Curriculum

Date: August 1937
Creator: Anglin, Helen
Description: This purpose of this study is to develop a technique which will serve to evaluate the practices in public speaking in the light of the declared principles.
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The Use of Easy Reading Materials with Junior High School Pupils

The Use of Easy Reading Materials with Junior High School Pupils

Date: 1952
Creator: Anthony, Eunice Roach
Description: The problem in this study is to determine the effectiveness of the use of easy reading material in improving the reading ability of retarded students in the junior high school.
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A Critical Evaluation of the Course for General Mathematics in Meeting the Needs of Youth as Revealed by Several Courses of Study and the Adopted Textbooks for Texas Schools

A Critical Evaluation of the Course for General Mathematics in Meeting the Needs of Youth as Revealed by Several Courses of Study and the Adopted Textbooks for Texas Schools

Date: August 1952
Creator: Armstrong, John H.
Description: This study is an attempt to determine how a course in general mathematics can satisfy some of the needs of youth. The purpose of this study is to find out how the course in general mathematics can be made to contribute effectively to pupil growth, and how well the present course is contributing to pupil growth.
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The Diagnostic Possibilities of the California Test of Mental Maturity as Found in a Study of Academically Successful and Unsuccessful Students of Cleburne High School

The Diagnostic Possibilities of the California Test of Mental Maturity as Found in a Study of Academically Successful and Unsuccessful Students of Cleburne High School

Date: 1948
Creator: Arnold, E. Rex
Description: This problem is two-fold: first, to determine the relationships between the traditional school marks and the test scores made by the Cleburne High School students on the California Test of Mental Maturity as a means of estimating the academic achievement students probably will attain in particular school subjects; second, to determine whether or not such relationships are of sufficient significance that their use will reduce student failures in Cleburne High School.
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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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Class Piano in Relation to the Needs and Interests of the Child

Class Piano in Relation to the Needs and Interests of the Child

Date: 1950
Creator: Atchison, Ruby Dale Brown
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to show how class piano can meet the needs and interests of the child. Research was made to discover the development of piano from its very beginning to the present time, thereby showing the value of class piano and how old and new methods can be used to meet the needs and interests of the child.
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A Study of the Transportation Set-up in District Five, Texas.

A Study of the Transportation Set-up in District Five, Texas.

Date: August 1936
Creator: Atkins, Elmer L.
Description: This study is a comparative study of the transportation set-ups in the schools of District 5, Texas and attempted to determine the relationships various factors to pupil transportation cost. In light of the findings of the study, the writer made recommendations that would serve District 5 (i.e. Cooke, Grayson, Wise, Denton, and Collin counties).
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An Investigation to Determine Improvement in the Social Status of Children Through Concetrated Effort

An Investigation to Determine Improvement in the Social Status of Children Through Concetrated Effort

Date: 1950
Creator: Atkins, Thelma
Description: The problem of this study is an investigation of the development of social adjustment in thirty-three first-grade pupils in Gainesville, Texas, during 1949-1950. The purpose of the study is to determine each child's total readiness status at the beginning of the investigation, surround each with socializing experiences appropriate to his need, and then determine whether measurable benefits appear to result from his participation in the specific activities designed for social development.
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An Evaluation of the Program of Phonetic Instruction in Relation to Reading in the Schools of Panola County

An Evaluation of the Program of Phonetic Instruction in Relation to Reading in the Schools of Panola County

Date: 1943
Creator: Atkinson, Emma Jane
Description: The problem of this study is to evaluate the program of phonetic teaching in the Panola County schools in terms of criteria developed from current literature on the history, theories, and studies relating to the teaching of phonics in connection with the reading program in the elementary grades.
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The Effectiveness of Certain Recommended Remedial and Diagnostic Procedures in Reading with a Particular Group, the Fifth Grade

The Effectiveness of Certain Recommended Remedial and Diagnostic Procedures in Reading with a Particular Group, the Fifth Grade

Date: 1950
Creator: Aubrey, Addie F.
Description: It is the purpose of this experiment to discover and report the effectiveness of applying a standardized diagnosis followed by recommended remedial procedures to a fifth grade reading group.
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Study of Some Factors Related to Mutual Friendship on the High School Level

Study of Some Factors Related to Mutual Friendship on the High School Level

Date: 1945
Creator: Averitt, Lois Jane
Description: This study has been made for the purpose of determining the similarities and dissimilarities in certain factors related to mutual friendships.
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The Influences That Audio-Visual Aids Have upon the Progress of Children in the Fifth-Grade Social Studies

The Influences That Audio-Visual Aids Have upon the Progress of Children in the Fifth-Grade Social Studies

Date: 1950
Creator: Avis, Burch M.
Description: The problem undertaken in this investigation is to determine the value of using audio-visual aids in the fifth-grade social studies program of the Austin Elementary School, Wichita Falls, Texas.
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Contributions of the Visiting Teacher to the Elementary School Program

Contributions of the Visiting Teacher to the Elementary School Program

Date: 1950
Creator: Babcock, Frances M.
Description: It is the purpose of this study to examine the work of visiting teachers or school-social workers in various places which have employed this service for a number of years and to determine some of the contributions which such service makes to the over-all program of the elementary school from the standpoint of services to the child, to his family, and to the teachers.
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A Comparative Study of Two Methods of Teaching Eighth-Grade Social Studies in the Granbury Elementary School

A Comparative Study of Two Methods of Teaching Eighth-Grade Social Studies in the Granbury Elementary School

Date: 1950
Creator: Baccus, Nettie
Description: The major purpose of this study was to compare the progress made by a group of children taught by the experience method of teaching with a group taught by the old textbook method, to determine whether the experimental group would show as much gain in academic knowledge as the control group, and in turn gain the other desired traits of the present-day personal and social needs.
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Repeating and the Financial Cost of Teaching Repeaters in the Kingsville, Texas, Public Schools

Repeating and the Financial Cost of Teaching Repeaters in the Kingsville, Texas, Public Schools

Date: 1948
Creator: Bacon, Carl T.
Description: The purpose of this problem is to determine the financial cost of repeating students who failed during a five-year period in the Kingsville Public Schools, and to determine if this expenditure is justified.
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