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 Decade: 1940-1949
American Background in Longfellow's "The Song of Hiawatha"
The background for "The Song of Hiawatha" is explicitly American, for Longfellow has preserved many legends, traditions, and customs of the aborigines with fidelity. As a whole, "The Song of Hiawatha" is a successful delineation of the aborigines of North America. Longfellow preserved the most interesting legends and supplemented them with accounts of Indian life. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83348/
An Analysis and Evaluation of the Elementary Science Curricula in the State Universities and Leading Teachers Colleges in the United States
The purpose of this study is to determine the status of elementary science curricula in the different state universities and the leading teachers colleges in the United States. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75584/
An Analysis of Certain Factors Associated with School Progress
This thesis is an analysis of certain factors associated with school progress of students of the graduating class of the Hillsboro Junior High School for 1940. The study is limited to considering the effect of age, attendance, environment, and economic status on progress during four years that these students attended junior high school. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70272/
An Analysis of Certain Factors Associated with Teachers' Use of Credit
The purpose of this study is to determine what factors make it necessary for teachers to seek credit, how the credit needs of teachers are now being met, and possible solutions for the problems that exist because of these conditions. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53321/
Analysis of Data Used in Introducing Radio in the School
The purpose of this study is to determine what writers in the field consider essential information for a school administrator to have in inaugurating radio in the school. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75609/
An Analysis of Educational Equalization Legislation in Texas
It is the purpose of this study to make the following investigations: (1) to trace briefly the historical background of equalization in the United States; (2) to present briefly a cross-section of the plans of equalization used by representative states in the United States; (3) to analyze the principal legal provisions of the equalization laws of Texas for the purpose of showing the growth and development of the State's equalization policy; and (4) to present a summary, to draw conclusions, and to make certain recommendations in the light of the information derived from the study. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75598/
An Analysis of Factors which will Determine the Application of Design to Industrial Arts Projects
This study discusses a particular phase of industrial arts education, that of industrial arts design. It presents an analysis of design in the industrial arts program for the purpose of education for esthetic appreciation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53318/
An Analysis of Grooming Problems of the High School Girl
The purpose of this study is to analyze the grooming problems of high school girls in Oakwood High School, and to compare the grooming problems of girls who have had a clothing course in Home Economics to those who have not. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70253/
Analysis of the Distribution of the Public School Funds
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75589/
Analysis of the Interscholastic League Activities in the Elementary Schools of Texas
The purpose of this study is to present an analysis of University Interscholastic League activities in the light of modern objectives and principles and to evaluate the reaction of the elementary school teachers and principals to the League activities as they affect children, teachers, and the community. It will attempt to point out and analyze the objectives and principles for elementary school activities. It is hoped that it will cause elementary school teachers and principals of the state to cooperate in solving the problem of Interscholastic League activities in the elementary schools of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70277/
An Analysis of the School News Appearing in Seven Navarro County Newspapers in so far as the News Pertains to Twelve School Districts
The problem in this study is to determine and evaluate the practices of twelve small town schools in Navarro County in giving information about the schools to the people of the communities through the newspapers of the county. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75599/
An Analysis of the Utilization of Community Resources in the Educational Program of Wise County, Texas
The problem forming the basis of this study has to do with an analysis of the degree of utilization of the community resources in the educational programs of the independent school districts of Wise County, Texas, for the purpose of determining how adequately these resources are being utilized by the schools for the enrichment of their curricula to the end that pupils may be released into their respective communities well-prepared to assume the duties and responsibilities of efficient, functioning citizens. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70283/
The Application of Democratic Cooperative Procedures to the Administration of Curriculum Revision
The purpose of this study is to select procedures based on principles of cooperation implied in American democracy, and to apply these democratic cooperative procedures to the administration of curriculum revision. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75585/
The Authorship of 1 Henry VI Considered in Relation to the Sources of the Play
Through an investigation of the problem of the authorship of 1 Henry VI, the author endeavors to present some new evidence concerning the play's authorship. The problem is examined from the standpoint of the relationship between authorship and sources. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75590/
A Bio-Chemical Comparative Study of the Plankton in Lake Dallas and Pecan Creek
The purpose of this investigation is to compare the dissolved and suspended organic material in Lake Dallas to that coming into the lake through Pecan Creek. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75591/
Certain Ideas of Child-Parent Companionship as Expressed by Second-Grade Pupils in the Sam Houston School, Denton, Texas
This purposes of this study were to discover what the second grade children seemed to consider as desirable companionship between themselves and their parents, and to recognize the apparent needs for parental companionship that seemed to exist among the pupils. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70268/
A Chemical Analysis of Soft Wheat
The purpose of this piece of research is to determine the chemical composition of soft winter wheat, and to make a comparative study of it. A study is also made concerning its possibilities as a balanced food. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70273/
Chemical Analysis of the Bottom Deposits of Artificial Lakes with Special Emphasis on Lake Dallas
This study is for the purpose of determining the chemical content of typical artificial reservoir bottom deposits. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70267/
A Chemical Analysis of the Peanut
The object of this paper is to make an analysis of the mineral and food content of the peanut and to compare them with a balanced food. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83334/
Citizens' Understanding of the Utilization of Public School Buildings as Community Centers as Interpreted by Eighty-Four Citizens of the District
The problem of this study is to determine the extent to which public school buildings were used as community centers in 1939-40, and the degree to which certain citizens understood this utilization. The study is limited to the county seats in Deputy State Superintendent's District Number Seventeen of Texas, which includes the following counties: Angelina, Cherokee, Shelby, Rusk, Nacogdoches, Sabine, and San Augustine. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70280/
A Comparative Analysis of the Twelve-Year Plans in Texas Public Schools
The object of this study is to present a brief, though detailed, account of the various methods used to install and to operate a twelve-year curriculum in the Texas Public Schools that have pioneered in this field. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75595/
A Comparative Study of Environmental Conditions and their Relations to Achievement, Personality, and Intelligence of Fifth Grade Pupils
This study has the purpose to compare the relationships between personality, environment, achievement, and intelligence and discover the effect, if any, of environment upon the personality, achievement, and intelligence of a group of fifth grade pupils. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83339/
A Comparative Study of Some Physical, Intellectual, and Personality Factors of Groups Entering the Waco State Home at Different Ages and on Different Dates
The problem in this study is to make a comparison of some physical, intellectual, and personality factors of groups of children entering the Waco State Home at different ages and on different dates. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75318/
A Comparative Study of the Personality of Town Pupils and School Bus Pupils in the Elementary Grades
The major purpose of the study is to reveal, by means of comparison, the extent to which the Town Group of pupils and the School Bus Group of pupils of the elementary grades (fourth to seventh inclusive) of the Decatur, Texas, Public School are adjusting to the problems and conditions which confront them in the Decatur school and community, and the extent to which they are developing a normal, happy, and socially effective personality. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83344/
A Comparative Study of the Relation of Food, Rest, and Recreation to the Height and Weight of the Children in the Fifth Grade of Winnetka School, Dallas, Texas
This thesis is a record of the results of a study made to obtain information about the relation of food, rest, and recreation to the height and the weight of the children in the fifth grade of Winnetka School, Dallas, Texas. The purpose of the work was three-fold: (1) to gain a better understanding of the nutritive value of foods and thereby put this understanding into practice; (2) to recognize the three essentials of good health: namely, diet, rest, knowledge of health rules; (3) and to create a desire to practice them. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75610/
A Comparison of the Socio-Economic Status with the School Status of the Third and Fourth-Grade Pupils of the Jermyn, Texas, Public School
The present study is concerned with the relation of the existent socio-economic family status to the school status of twenty-four third and fourth grade pupils in the Jermyn, Texas public school. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75593/
A Critical Study of the Auditorium Activities of the White Elementary Schools of Dallas, Texas, to Determine the Educational Value of such Procedures in a Platoon System of Public Schools
The purpose of this survey was to make a critical study of (a) educational philosophies, (b) the place of auditorium activities, (c) the purpose of auditorium activities, and (d) the value of auditorium activities in the whole scheme of educational procedures. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70278/
Dark Adaptation of Second and Third Grade Children
The purpose of the study is to determine the dark adaptation of second grade children in Denton, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53316/
The Determination of the Constants in the System of Methyl Alcohol, Acetic Acid, and Water
The purpose of this study is to determine the specific reaction or velocity constants and the equilibrium constant in a system of methyl alcohol and acetic acid, a bimolecular reaction of the second order. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75265/
Developing and Evaluating a Community Social Science Program for the Seventh Grade
The purpose of this study is to develop and to evaluate a community social science program for the seventh grade. The control group was taught in the traditional method, while the experimental group was taught with the community as the basis of all activities. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70271/
The Development of Russian Industry
This thesis examines the development of Russian industry, and includes chapters on Russian manufacturing prior to the world war, heavy industry, light industry, sources of supplies, hindrances to manufacturing, and working and housing conditions. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75600/
The Dyadic Operator Approach to a Study in Conics, with some Extensions to Higher Dimensions
The discovery of a new truth in the older fields of mathematics is a rare event. Here an investigator may hope at best to secure greater elegance in method or notation, or to extend known results by some process of generalization. It is our purpose to make a study of conic sections in the spirit of the above remark, using the symbolism developed by Josiah Williard Gibbs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75602/
The Economical and Educational Values of the Banking System in the Public Schools of Dallas, Texas
The purpose of this study was to determine the economic and educational values of a banking program in a public school system. The program as employed in the city schools of Dallas, Texas, has been used as the subject for consideration. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70274/
Edgar Allan Poe in Relation to his Times
This study is based upon the prose works of Poe and covers the topis of politics and social reforms, contemporary attitudes toward death, customs, science and pseudo-science, and contemporary literature. The thesis attempts to prove that Poe's works show manifest evidences of his being a product of his times. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70285/
The Elementary Transcendental Functions of a Complex Variable as Defined by Integration
The object of this paper is to define the elementary transcendental functions of a complex variable by means of integrals, and to discuss their properties. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70281/
English Utopias
This thesis discusses Utopian thought and compares the Utopias of Plato, Sir Thomas More, Sir Francis Bacon, and Jonathan Swift in the areas of government, education, and social problems. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70269/
Evaluation in Soil Moisture in Soil and Water Conservation Practices in Denton, Texas
This investigation has attempted to show that soil and water conservation practices do increase the amount of soil moisture in five of Denton County, Texas soils: Denton clay, Durant clay, San Saba clay, Kirvin fine sandy loam, and Tabor fine sandy loam. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75583/
An Evaluation of some Curriculum Principles in Terms of Certain Basic Philosophic Concepts
The writer's problem as reported in this thesis is to make an analysis of certain curriculum principles in terms of five selected basic philosophic concepts: pragmatism, instrumentalism, humanism, rationalism, and idealism. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75592/
An Evaluation of the Burleson High School, Burleson, Texas
This study is an evaluation of the Burleson Secondary School of Burleson, Texas. Its purpose is to determine how well this school has measured up to the criteria developed by the Cooperative Study of Secondary School Standards. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75613/
An Evaluation of the Educational Qualifications and Functions of the Business Managers in the School Systems of Texas with a Scholastic Population of One Thousand or More
The purpose of this study is to examine the educational qualifications and functions of the business managers in the school systems of Texas with a scholastic population of one thousand or more. This study attempts to determine from the findings what the business managers' duties should be and the needed qualifications, educational and otherwise, for performing these duties. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70255/
An Evaluation of the Influence of Certain Factors upon Popularity
The problem of this study was to determine what influence intelligence and school achievements, personality traits, physical achievements, physical attractiveness, general health, home background, and number of times absent have upon the popularity of students. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70284/
An Evaluation of the New Boston Secondary School
The purpose of this study is to determine the weak points and the strong point of the secondary school in New Boston, Texas, and to offer suggestions for improvement. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83340/
An Evaluation of the San Saba Elementary School, San Saba, Texas
The purpose of this study was to make a critical evaluation of the San Saba Elementary School, San Saba, Texas. The strong and weak points of the school were considered, and suggestions were made for improvements where they are needed. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75607/
An Evaluation of the Theory, Method, and Content of Latin in the Public Schools from 1900 to 1940
The purpose of this study is to make a survey of the changes that have been made in teaching Latin from 1900 to 1940. Such a survey, it is felt, may present the matter in a more forceful light and call attention anew to some of the inherent values of Latin not found in any other subject. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75612/
An Evaluation of the Tolar Elementary School, Tolar, Texas
The purpose of this study is to determine the weak points and the strong points of the Tolar Elementary School, and to offer suggestions for improvement where needed. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70265/
The Evolution and Present Form of Automobile Insurance in the State of Texas
The purpose of this study is to determine the evolution and present form of automobile insurance in the State of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83336/
An Experiment in the Production of Archery Equipment in Physical Education Classes at North Texas State Teachers College to Determine the Motivation Possibilities and the Procedure Necessary in the Production of the Equipment
The purpose of this study was to record the results of experiments made in the construction of archery equipment at North Texas State Teachers College in the school sessions from 1938 to 1940. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70263/
An Experimental Course in Elementary Science for the Intermediate Grades
It is the purpose of this thesis to show as nearly as possible how a course in elementary science was worked out and carried on to meet the interests and needs of the pupils in a small rural school. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83343/
Factors and Techniques Involved in Teacher Selection in Texas
Since one of the most important responsibilities of school administrators is the selection and appointment of teachers, this study was made to attempt to determine what factors most affect teacher selection in Texas and what techniques are employed in making these selections. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75594/
Factors Associated with School Relationships
The problem of this investigation was to make a rating of the following factors which pertain to boys in three distinct residential districts of the W. C. Stripling Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas: (1) intelligence quotient, (2) civic attitude, (3) academic achievements, (4) Sunday school attendance, (5) club membership, (6) after-school employment, and (7) the number of broken homes. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83341/
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