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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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Manifest Anxiety and Orality Among Smokers and Non-Smokers

Manifest Anxiety and Orality Among Smokers and Non-Smokers

Date: December 2012
Creator: Birdsong, Luther Ellis
Description: The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between manifest anxiety and orality as related to smokers and non-smokers as indicated on the Taylor Manifest Anxiety Scale and the Blaky Pitres Test (4). From the above theoretical background, the following relationships are hypothesized: Hypothesis I: Smokers will show more anxiety than nonsmokers. hypothesis 2: Female smokers will show more anxiety than male smokers. Hypothesis 3: Among the high anxiety group smokers will show more orality than non-smokers.
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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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Personality Trait Differences between Popular and Unpopular Children

Personality Trait Differences between Popular and Unpopular Children

Date: 1950
Creator: Bonney, Warren C.
Description: It is the purpose of this study to contribute some scientific data toward the construction of a more valid rating scale for use in the classroom situation.
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Relationship of a Personality Questionnaire and the Classical Method of Grapho-analysis in Measuring Personality Traits of Students in Different Fields of Study

Relationship of a Personality Questionnaire and the Classical Method of Grapho-analysis in Measuring Personality Traits of Students in Different Fields of Study

Date: June 1966
Creator: Bookout, Thomas E.
Description: The purpose of this study is to investigate the possibility that the handwriting analysis of a particular group of individuals with homogeneous interests and abilities (mathematics majors, music majors, psychology majors, and education majors) could likewise identify and isolate a particular personality variable common to these individuals.
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Effect of Anxiety on Achievement Test Scores of Children in the Sixth Grade

Effect of Anxiety on Achievement Test Scores of Children in the Sixth Grade

Date: June 1963
Creator: Booth, Dorothy J. (Dorothy Johnson)
Description: The purpose of the present study will be to test the relation between Test Anxiety Scores and Stanford-Achievement Test scores and to determine whether there sill be differences of significant values within the sub-tests on the achievement tests.
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A Study of Self-Ideal Discrepancy Scores in Sensitizers and Repressors

A Study of Self-Ideal Discrepancy Scores in Sensitizers and Repressors

Date: January 1966
Creator: Boothe, Donald Lynn
Description: This study was concerned with the relationship of self-ideal discrepancy scores and defensiveness in a college population. To measure self-ideal discrepancy the Bill's Index of Adjustments and Values was used. Defensiveness was measured by a scale derived from the MMPI.
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The Relation of Sociometric Status, Frequency of Verbalizations, and a Measure of Self-Actualization

The Relation of Sociometric Status, Frequency of Verbalizations, and a Measure of Self-Actualization

Date: August 1966
Creator: Boozer, Howard O.
Description: It is felt that additional research concerning the relationship of mental health to sociometric status is needed in view of the fact that Mill concluded that the Rorschach variables were not sufficiently sensitive for group comparison. The POI, an objectively scored test, was selected for the purpose of the present study.
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A Comparative Study and Model of the Certification Requirements for Vocational Office Education Teacher-Coordinators in the United States

A Comparative Study and Model of the Certification Requirements for Vocational Office Education Teacher-Coordinators in the United States

Date: May 1973
Creator: Bounds, Joan Karen Johnston, 1936-
Description: The purposes of the study were (1) to describe the historical rationale for teacher certification, (2) to survey and report the present requirement of the states for certification as a vocational office education teacher-coordinator, (3) to survey leading business and office education educators for recommendations for vocational office education teacher-coordinator certification requirements, (4) to examine, survey, and report the characteristics and qualifications of employed vocational office education teacher-coordinators, and (5) to develop a model of criteria representing ideal standards for initial and continuing certification requirements for vocational office education teacher-coordinators.
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The Relationship of Creativity to Specific Personality and Intellectual Characteristics

The Relationship of Creativity to Specific Personality and Intellectual Characteristics

Date: August 1964
Creator: Bovey, John A.
Description: The study herein reported was conducted to determine the relationships of personality and intellectual characteristics to creativity.
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A Study to Determine the Differences in Gains in Reading Ability between Two Methods of Instruction in Language Arts

A Study to Determine the Differences in Gains in Reading Ability between Two Methods of Instruction in Language Arts

Date: August 1960
Creator: Boyd, Danny Wayne
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the differences in gains in reading ability for two seventh-grade groups taught by two different methods of instruction in language arts. The two methods were: 1) instruction with a reading-improvement program utilizing the SRA Reading Laboratory, and 2) regular instruction in language arts.
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Relationships Among Critical Thinking Ability Personality Attributes, and Attitudes of Students in a Teacher Education Program

Relationships Among Critical Thinking Ability Personality Attributes, and Attitudes of Students in a Teacher Education Program

Date: January 1968
Creator: Bradberry, Ronald David, 1936-
Description: The problem of this study was an investigation of the relationships among the attitudes, critical thinking ability,and personality attributes of students in a teacher education program.
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A Study of Guilt and Anxiety as Related to Certain Psychological and Sociological Variables

A Study of Guilt and Anxiety as Related to Certain Psychological and Sociological Variables

Date: June 1967
Creator: Bradbury, Beverly Ray
Description: The problem of this study was to determine the relationship between guilt and anxiety as well as the relationship of these factors to certain psychological and sociological variables. The variables were sex, ordinal position, marital status, education, religious beliefs, church attendance, happiness of childhood, discipline from parents, happiness now, parental happiness, parental education, and parental occupation.
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A History of the Kilgore College

A History of the Kilgore College

Date: August 1948
Creator: Bradford, Q. L.
Description: "This is a history of the Kilgore College, Kilgore, Texas, a junior college for Kilgore and the oil belt. The data concerning the history of this very young publicly owned junior college has been secured through personal interviews with its originators, its administrators past and present, Kilgore newspapers, college catalogs, college annuals, and educational references, public laws and board minutes...The material dealing with the history of this college has been organized to cover the following topics: origin of the college, three periods of material development, internal growth of the college, and summary, conclusions and recommendations." -- leaves 2-3
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A Test of Incremental and All-or-None Theories of Acquisition by a Measure of Retention of Paired-Associate Learning

A Test of Incremental and All-or-None Theories of Acquisition by a Measure of Retention of Paired-Associate Learning

Date: August 1966
Creator: Breckenridge, Robert L.
Description: Recent research has found that subjects learning a list of paired-associates under conditions requiring one-trial learning are capable of learning a list of paired items in as few a number of trials as subject learning similar lists of paired-associates under a condition using repetition.
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Relationships Among Individual Short-Term Counseling, Academic Achievement, Personality Factors, and College Persistence of Certain Junior College Students

Relationships Among Individual Short-Term Counseling, Academic Achievement, Personality Factors, and College Persistence of Certain Junior College Students

Date: August 1969
Creator: Brewer, Ted Eugene
Description: The problem of this study was to investigate the relationships that exist among individual short-term counseling, academic achievement, personality factors, and college persistence of students on the junior college level.
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