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The Effect of Special Programs on Mean Gains in Reading

The Effect of Special Programs on Mean Gains in Reading

Date: August 1963
Creator: Best, Bill Arnold
Description: This study was designed to determine the effect upon reading achievement of students who choose an elective course in either life science, creative writing, or accelerated reading in lieu of regular reading classes.
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The Effect of Analogy-Structured Teaching on Student Achievement in Ninth-Grade Physical Science

The Effect of Analogy-Structured Teaching on Student Achievement in Ninth-Grade Physical Science

Date: August 1973
Creator: Bielinski, Leo Stanley.
Description: The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of using verbal analogies in teaching ninth-grade physical science. The experiment is designed to determine if teaching by analogies is more effective than conventional methods of teaching, and to ascertain the effect of analogies on achievement for different ability levels in different subject areas of physical science.
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The Interrelationship of Sociempathic Ability, Self Concept, Sociometric Status and Teaching Effectiveness of Student Teachers

The Interrelationship of Sociempathic Ability, Self Concept, Sociometric Status and Teaching Effectiveness of Student Teachers

Date: January 1963
Creator: Biggerstaff, Edwin Levi
Description: The major problem to be investigated consists of four phases: 1) the investigation of the relationship of sociempathic ability to self concept, sociometric status, mental ability, student teaching, and teaching effectiveness of elementary and secondary student teachers, and the relationship between sociometric status and self concept; 2) an investigation of the relationship of self concept and sociometric status to the teaching effectiveness of elementary and secondary student teachers; 3) a comparison of elementary and secondary student teachers on the strength of the relationships mentioned above, and on mean scores in self concept, sociempathic ability and mental ability; and 4) an investigation to determine if differences in self concept ratings exist among subject major groups of secondary student teachers, and to determine if there are differences between the sexes with regard to sociempathic ability.
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Personality Variables Related to Academic Achievement

Personality Variables Related to Academic Achievement

Date: August 1968
Creator: Black, Walter Ginn
Description: The purpose of the present study is to investigate personality traits or trait clusters that will identify academic high and low achievers and differentiate the two.
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Determination of the Status of Adjustment and Value Indices for Teachers in Certain Large Metropolitan School Systems

Determination of the Status of Adjustment and Value Indices for Teachers in Certain Large Metropolitan School Systems

Date: August 1966
Creator: Blaser, Frank T., Jr.
Description: The purpose of the study was to examine the personnel administration application of teachers' self-concept, self-acceptance, self-ideal and self-concept self-ideal discrepancy scores. More specifically the study was to investigate the possible need for personnel administrators of large school systems to use some sort of psychological tool in their personnel work, and to isolate groups of teachers whose adjustment and value indices differed significantly from the indices of other groups.
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A Study of the Practices of Social Studies Teachers in Selected Texas Elementary Schools

A Study of the Practices of Social Studies Teachers in Selected Texas Elementary Schools

Date: August 1969
Creator: Blesh, Robert Heltman
Description: The problem of this study was to determine the relationship between practices reported by elementary school teachers of social studies in selected Texas counties and practices recommended by national social studies education specialists, and college professors of elementary education in selected texas colleges and universities.
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The Development of a Qualitative Rating Scale for School Facilities

The Development of a Qualitative Rating Scale for School Facilities

Date: August 1970
Creator: Bliss, Dwayne Caroll
Description: The problem of this study was to develop a scale for rating a school facility in terms of a proposed set of educational objectives.
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The Relationship Between Aggression and Parental Contact in Institutionalized Mentally Retarded Males

The Relationship Between Aggression and Parental Contact in Institutionalized Mentally Retarded Males

Date: June 1967
Creator: Boggess, Carol
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the possible effect of varying amounts of parental contact on the behavior of the institutionalized child. The effect that is being investigated is overt aggression. Also, the variable of peer support will be studied because of its important role when there is a lack of parental support.
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The Effects of Feedback on Teachers' Verbal Behavior and Attitudes Toward In-Service Education

The Effects of Feedback on Teachers' Verbal Behavior and Attitudes Toward In-Service Education

Date: August 1969
Creator: Bond, Patricia Y. (Patricia Yarborough)
Description: The problem of this study was to determine the effect of the use of Flanders' system of interaction analysis on the verbal behavior of an elementary school faculty and on their attitudes toward in-service education.
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The Effect of Two Methods of Programming upon the Development of the Orchestra in a Secondary School

The Effect of Two Methods of Programming upon the Development of the Orchestra in a Secondary School

Date: June 1966
Creator: Boney, Joan Ellen, 1937-
Description: The present study was designed for the purpose of comparing the effectiveness of two methods of orchestral programming, demonstration and non-demonstration, upon (1) the musical perception of the members of a student body audience, and (2) the attitudes of the members of a student body toward orchestra as a school subject. This comparison of demonstration and non-demonstration programming involved the question concerning the effectiveness of instructive listening as compared with free listening in the development of musical perception and attitudes. The problem of the present study is presented in the following major areas: (1) musical perception, end (2) attitudes.
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