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History of the Development of the Junior Colleges in Texas

History of the Development of the Junior Colleges in Texas

Date: August 1936
Creator: Barnard, Hilliard
Description: In the main there are three questions to be answered in this investigation: First, what are the motives that have controlled the growth and development of the junior colleges in Texas? Second, what are the leading events in this development? Third, what is the present state of development of the junior college movement in Texas? A survey of the existing junior college situation in Texas is presented in the first chapter, while a more detailed history of development is outlined in the later chapters.
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The Educational Value of the Comics

The Educational Value of the Comics

Date: 1948
Creator: Barton, Lillie V.
Description: This study is made to determine any educational values to be derived from the use of the comics. The problem shall be to show (1) what those values are, (2) how they shall be attained, and (3) which comics are best suited to aid in the attainment of those values, as shown by the data to be assembled.
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Evaluation of the Recreation Program in Certain Junior High Schools in the Texas Panhandle

Evaluation of the Recreation Program in Certain Junior High Schools in the Texas Panhandle

Date: 1950
Creator: Bass, Terrel H.
Description: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the recreational program of certain junior high schools in the Texas Panhandle to determine the extent to which they meet accepted criteria for this type of program.
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To Determine the Adequacy of the Facilities and of the Health and Recreational Program of the Schools of Wise County

To Determine the Adequacy of the Facilities and of the Health and Recreational Program of the Schools of Wise County

Date: August 1938
Creator: Baugh, V. S.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine what facilities are needed and what changes in the present course of study in physical education of the schools of Wise County must be made in order to carry out an enriched program, functioning for the entire student population. The facilities of the present, the teaching procedure, the administration of physical education, and the latest proposed programs in this field will be considered. It is hoped that a study of this kind will be of value to the curriculum builder in the small or rural schools.
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The Nature of the Group Structure of the Parkland Hospital School of Nursing

The Nature of the Group Structure of the Parkland Hospital School of Nursing

Date: August 1954
Creator: Bear, Martha M.
Description: This study is designed to investigate the nature of the group structure at the Parkland Hospital School of Nursing, Dallas, Texas.
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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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A Study to Determine to What Extent the Social Needs of the Rural High School Students of Parker County are Being Met

A Study to Determine to What Extent the Social Needs of the Rural High School Students of Parker County are Being Met

Date: 1950
Creator: Bell, Billie Ruth Long
Description: This is a study to determine to what extent the social needs of the rural high school students of Parker County, Texas, are being met by the present school program.
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An Evaluation of Social Guidance in Junior High School Home Rooms

An Evaluation of Social Guidance in Junior High School Home Rooms

Date: 1950
Creator: Bell, Lois C.
Description: The purposes of this study are: (1) to make an investigation of the home-room programs of the junior high schools in Wichita Falls, Texas, to discover what social guidance, if any, is offered to students; (2) to set up criteria for evaluating a social guidance program in a junior high school; and (3) to evaluate the social guidance programs of the home rooms in the junior high schools in Wichita Falls, Texas, in terms of the criteria set up for evaluation.
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Restoration and Extension of Federal Forts in the Southwest from 1865 to 1885

Restoration and Extension of Federal Forts in the Southwest from 1865 to 1885

Date: August 1941
Creator: Bennett, Alice Bell
Description: This thesis is an attempt to portray the part the forts of the Southwest had in developing the Federal Indian Policy in that region from 1865 to 1885.
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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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Analysis of the Distribution of the Public School Funds

Analysis of the Distribution of the Public School Funds

Date: 1940
Creator: Bentley, Jack C.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine to what extent the present laws for distributing the public school funds meet certain criteria set up for apportioning the public school funds of Texas.
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The Relationship between Social Maturity and Personality of Primary Pupils in Eight Elementary Schools of Wichita Falls, Texas

The Relationship between Social Maturity and Personality of Primary Pupils in Eight Elementary Schools of Wichita Falls, Texas

Date: 1942
Creator: Berry, Esther M.
Description: This investigation concerned two major interests of many classroom teachers today: the pupils' social maturity and their personality. The problem was to determine the apparent relationship between these two factors in pupils of the first, second, and third grades of eight elementary schools in Wichita Falls, Texas.
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A Comparison of Personality Traits Between Orphanage and Non-orphanage Children

A Comparison of Personality Traits Between Orphanage and Non-orphanage Children

Date: 1958
Creator: Biggerstaff, Edwin Levi
Description: To detect possible adjustment problems and in attempting to identify the areas of maladjustment from which a child may be suffering, the writer administered the California Test of Personality; a test of personality measurement and observation taken from a subjective frame of reference.
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The Effect of Environmental Conditions Upon Study in the First Grade

The Effect of Environmental Conditions Upon Study in the First Grade

Date: August 1949
Creator: Biggerstaff, Lucille
Description: The problem under consideration is to determine the effect of certain prevailing environmental conditions of a distracting nature upon the process of study in the first grade. The conditions selected, those which are common to the schoolroom or home environment, were chewing gum, physical education classes, room confusion, rhythm band, singing, and recorded music. This study attempted to determine to what degree, if any, each of these distracting environmental conditions affect the process of study in the first grade.
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Making Health Services Functional for Education in Elementary Schools of Cities with Population of Fifteen Thousand

Making Health Services Functional for Education in Elementary Schools of Cities with Population of Fifteen Thousand

Date: 1946
Creator: Binkley, Imogene Van Zandt
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to indicate the scope of the health services that an elementary school needs and to show how these services might be made most fruitful in terms of tangible results.
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To Determine Methods of Planning more Effectively with Students in Shop Work

To Determine Methods of Planning more Effectively with Students in Shop Work

Date: 1941
Creator: Bird, Roy E.
Description: This study tries to evaluate more effective ways of assisting students in planning projects in industrial arts classes.
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A Study of Behavior Difficulties in a Sixth Grade

A Study of Behavior Difficulties in a Sixth Grade

Date: 1950
Creator: Birdwell, Johnnie Newby
Description: The modern school is deeply interested in producing integrated individuals. This study was undertaken to determine the difficulties arising in the behavior of the children, to determine possible conditions, relationships, and experiences which influence unwholesome behavior, to seek proposals by which the school could provide opportunities for intelligent cooperation, participation and thinking which allows for individual needs and freedom, and to help each child to live a richer, more wholesome life in this dynamic society.
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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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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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Book Selection Practices in a Selected Number of Secondary and Junior High School Libraries

Book Selection Practices in a Selected Number of Secondary and Junior High School Libraries

Date: 1956
Creator: Blair, Leta Earline
Description: The purposes of this study are to make an investigation of practices used in a number of selected schools in selecting library materials for the school libraries and to evaluate these practices against criteria developed from a study of recommended standards and practices in the fields of library science and education.
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A Survey to Determine Current Practices and Procedures in Counseling in Residential Treatment Centers for Emotionally Disturbed Children

A Survey to Determine Current Practices and Procedures in Counseling in Residential Treatment Centers for Emotionally Disturbed Children

Date: 1958
Creator: Blair, William B.
Description: Since this is a survey to determine the current practices and procedures of counseling in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children, the problem of this study may be stated as follows: (1) to review related literature in the field of counseling and guidance in order to determine the best educational thought as to what constitutes a good counseling program; (2) by means of a survey in the form of a questionnaire, to determine what is actually being done in counseling work in established residential treatment centers for disturbed children; (3) to determine, from information received, good counseling work practices for treating emotionally disturbed children.
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A Study of Vegetable Consumption and Vegetable Likes and Dislikes of Pupils in the J. M. Lindsay Elementary School, Gainesville, Texas

A Study of Vegetable Consumption and Vegetable Likes and Dislikes of Pupils in the J. M. Lindsay Elementary School, Gainesville, Texas

Date: 1947
Creator: Blanton, Adeline Piott
Description: The problem of this investigation was to survey the noon-meal vegetable consumption of 248 elementary-school children in the J. M. Lindsay School, Gainesville, Texas, for a period of ten days, and to compile lists of the vegetables which the children indicated that they liked or disliked.
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An Evaluation of the Teaching Loads of Teachers in the High Schools of Texas

An Evaluation of the Teaching Loads of Teachers in the High Schools of Texas

Date: 1944
Creator: Blanton, Earle B.
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the normal teaching load of teachers teaching in the various fields in certain selected high schools of Texas.
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Professional Terms for a Special Education Teacher

Professional Terms for a Special Education Teacher

Date: 1950
Creator: Blount, Vena Sloan
Description: The problem of this study is to compile a list of professional terms, with their definitions, and a bibliography of reading material for the beginning teacher in special education.
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