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Pragmatism in Modern Educational Theory

Pragmatism in Modern Educational Theory

Date: 1946
Creator: Smith, Lilly Mae
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to show that the philosophy of pragmatism is responsible for the techniques in modern educational theory.
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A Comparative Study of the Appeal in Favorite Comics and Favorite Fiction, as Reported by Ninth-grade Pupils in the James P. Elder Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas

A Comparative Study of the Appeal in Favorite Comics and Favorite Fiction, as Reported by Ninth-grade Pupils in the James P. Elder Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Smith, Mary Blanche
Description: The problem of this study is to compare certain elements of appeal in favorite comic books and favorite books of fiction read by 384 ninth-grade pupils in the J. P. Elder Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas, during a three-months period from November 7, 1949, to February 7, 1950. The purpose of this investigation is to ascertain whether the same elements of appeal are common to both types of reading, and whether they compare favorably with the findings of other investigations reported in literature on the subject.
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Comparison of Comprehension in Pre-Directed Informational Reading and in Non-Directed Informational Reading at the Primary Level, Based upon a Survey of Professional Literature in the Field

Comparison of Comprehension in Pre-Directed Informational Reading and in Non-Directed Informational Reading at the Primary Level, Based upon a Survey of Professional Literature in the Field

Date: 1946
Creator: Smith, Ruby Sargent
Description: The problem for consideration in this thesis is a comparison of comprehension in pre-directed informational reading and in non-directed informational reading at the primary level, based upon a survey of professional literature in the field.
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The Determination of the Adequacy of Facilities for Carrying on a Given Physical Education Program

The Determination of the Adequacy of Facilities for Carrying on a Given Physical Education Program

Date: August 1937
Creator: Smith, William Elliott
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine what facilities are necessary to cary out the approved and adopted program of physical education in the public school of Denton, Texas.
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The Development of Easy Reading Materials for a Group of Slow Learners in the Second Grade

The Development of Easy Reading Materials for a Group of Slow Learners in the Second Grade

Date: 1942
Creator: Smithwick, Jewel B.
Description: The problem of this study was undertaken to determine what reading material might be developed from the meaningful vocabularies, experiences, and interests of some slow learners from one of the second grades of Nederland, Texas.
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An Evaluation of the Methods and the Philosophy of Teaching English in the Secondary Schools of Texas as Reported in The Texas Outlook, 1925-1940

An Evaluation of the Methods and the Philosophy of Teaching English in the Secondary Schools of Texas as Reported in The Texas Outlook, 1925-1940

Date: 1942
Creator: Smoot, Kate Owens
Description: This thesis is the report of an investigation to determine and to evaluate the methods and the philosophy of the teaching of English in the secondary schools of Texas.
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The Effect of Education on Superstition

The Effect of Education on Superstition

Date: 1949
Creator: Sneed, Eunice
Description: The problem of this study is to consider superstitions and education in their relationship to each other.
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The Authority of County Boards to Change School District Lines

The Authority of County Boards to Change School District Lines

Date: 1949
Creator: Snodgrass, Calvin Kenneth
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an investigation of the changes that have occurred in the powers of the county board of trustees to change boundary lines of school districts in Texas.
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The Relationship Between Theories Used in Dealing With Superior Children and the Growth of Democracy

The Relationship Between Theories Used in Dealing With Superior Children and the Growth of Democracy

Date: 1942
Creator: Solomon, Lily A.
Description: This study centers around the evolution in theory and practice used in dealing with superior children. The manner in which the growth of democracy has influenced this evolution is pointed out.
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A Survey of the Present Status of Latin-American Education in the Lower Rio Grande Valley

A Survey of the Present Status of Latin-American Education in the Lower Rio Grande Valley

Date: 1948
Creator: Sorrels, L. E.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine what opportunities the public schools of the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas are offering to Latin-American students, how they are meeting the students' needs, and what changes, if any, could be made to adjust their curriculum to meet these needs.
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