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 Department: Department of Education
 Decade: 1950-1959
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
The Adequacy of the School Transportation Systems of Montague County, Texas

The Adequacy of the School Transportation Systems of Montague County, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Allen, Bill N.
Description: In this study an attempt is made to determine the adequacy of the school transportation systems of Montague County, Texas.
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An Analysis of Certain Factors Associated with Teacher Supply and Demand in Texas

An Analysis of Certain Factors Associated with Teacher Supply and Demand in Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Jones, George Lee
Description: The problem of this study is to determine what are the factors associated with teacher supply and demand in Texas, to analyze and interpret these factors, and to offer recommendations regarding the problem.
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A Beginning Program of Vocational Guidance through the Commercial Department of Sweetwater High School

A Beginning Program of Vocational Guidance through the Commercial Department of Sweetwater High School

Date: 1950
Creator: Sivells, Leila Mae
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to present a beginning program of vocational guidance through the commercial department of the small high school. Guidance, whether in the field of personality, education, health, financial, or occupational guidance, must be developed over a period of months and years. This study will deal only with the personnel, activities, and materials needed to introduce such a vocational guidance program.
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Characteristics or Practices Which Contribute to Difficulties Experienced by Certain College Freshmen

Characteristics or Practices Which Contribute to Difficulties Experienced by Certain College Freshmen

Date: 1950
Creator: Shaw, Charles Lawson
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a survey of freshman classes in four Texas colleges to determine, in the opinion of first-year college students, the weaknesses in their high-school training that have operated to make their college work more difficult. Three major fields of difficulties -- subject matter of the high schools, the high-school teacher, and the high-school's part in developing habits and influencing students -- were used as a basis for the survey.
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Class Piano in Relation to the Needs and Interests of the Child

Class Piano in Relation to the Needs and Interests of the Child

Date: 1950
Creator: Atchison, Ruby Dale Brown
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to show how class piano can meet the needs and interests of the child. Research was made to discover the development of piano from its very beginning to the present time, thereby showing the value of class piano and how old and new methods can be used to meet the needs and interests of the child.
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A Comparative Analysis of Adopted Textbooks in Social Studies in Texas from 1913 to 1949

A Comparative Analysis of Adopted Textbooks in Social Studies in Texas from 1913 to 1949

Date: 1950
Creator: Thompson, Mary Alice
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a comparative analysis of the adopted textbooks for the sixth and seventh grades in social studies in the public schools of Texas from 1913 until the present time, 1949, to determine changes in concepts of presenting and teaching social studies during this time.
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A Comparative Analysis of the Methods and Factors Employed in Grading Students in Physical Education, Typing, and English in Fifty Class "A" High Schools of Texas for the Year 1949-1950

A Comparative Analysis of the Methods and Factors Employed in Grading Students in Physical Education, Typing, and English in Fifty Class "A" High Schools of Texas for the Year 1949-1950

Date: 1950
Creator: Havenhill, Ralph
Description: The problem of this study was to make a comparative analysis of the methods and factors employed in grading students in physical education, typing, and English in fifty Class "A" high schools of Texas for the school year of 1949-59. This analysis was of two pars. One phase gave consideration to various methods used in grading pupils. The other considered factors that go to make the whole of student grades and the percentage attached to each factor. The two phases were so interrelated that it was felt that this study would not be complete without the inclusion of both.
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A Comparative Sociometric Study of Social Acceptance

A Comparative Sociometric Study of Social Acceptance

Date: 1950
Creator: Roberts, John E.
Description: This study is concerned with the extent that social acceptance for a person in one group remains the same for that person in another group, or the constancy of a person's role in different group situations.
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A Comparative Study of Achievement Made in a Phonetic and Non-Phonetic Approach to Reading and Spelling in Two First Grades

A Comparative Study of Achievement Made in a Phonetic and Non-Phonetic Approach to Reading and Spelling in Two First Grades

Date: 1950
Creator: Lemley, Mavarine
Description: The problem set forth in this investigation is to determine which of the two methods is more effective in teaching reading and spelling in the first grade. Recent investigations would lead one to believe that a phonetic approach to reading and spelling is more effective than the non-phonetic approach.
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A Comparative Study of Athletic Coaches in Class "A" and Class "B" High Cchools of North and East Texas

A Comparative Study of Athletic Coaches in Class "A" and Class "B" High Cchools of North and East Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Covin, Forrest Lee
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a comparative analysis of a representative number of coaches in selected Class "A" and Class "B" high schools of North and East Texas.
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A Comparative Study of Forty-Five Freshmen at Southwestern Junior College Showing What Influence Intelligence, Socio-Economic Status, Mental Health, Personality, and Manual Work Load Have upon Grades Received

A Comparative Study of Forty-Five Freshmen at Southwestern Junior College Showing What Influence Intelligence, Socio-Economic Status, Mental Health, Personality, and Manual Work Load Have upon Grades Received

Date: 1950
Creator: Craw, Frances
Description: The purpose of this study is to see to what extent the factors of intelligence, socio-economic status, personality, condition of mental health, and manual work load have influence the grades received by forty-five freshmen at Southwestern Junior College.
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A Comparative Study of Personality and Achievement of Latin-American and Anglo-American Children in the Intermediate Grades of one Elementary School

A Comparative Study of Personality and Achievement of Latin-American and Anglo-American Children in the Intermediate Grades of one Elementary School

Date: 1950
Creator: Stone, Hazel Mildred
Description: The purpose of this study was to compare the achievement and personality development of Latin-American and Anglo-American school children of similar intelligence in the Washington Height School, Fort Worth, Texas. This was done in order to determine if the Latin-American children had as great a chance of success in school as did the Anglo-American children.
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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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A Comparative Study of the Environmental Influence Upon the Development of Fifty Fifth-Grade Pupils from the Reynolds School and Fifty Fifth-Grade Pupils from the Oliver School, Stamford, Texas

A Comparative Study of the Environmental Influence Upon the Development of Fifty Fifth-Grade Pupils from the Reynolds School and Fifty Fifth-Grade Pupils from the Oliver School, Stamford, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Martin, Audley Jones
Description: The major purpose of this study is to reveal, by means of comparison, the extent to which environment has influenced the development of the fifth-grade pupils of the Reynolds and Oliver Schools of Stamford, Texas.
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A Comparative Study of the Scholastic Achievement of Junior High School Boys Who Work after School and Those Who Do Not

A Comparative Study of the Scholastic Achievement of Junior High School Boys Who Work after School and Those Who Do Not

Date: 1950
Creator: Trusty, Ruby
Description: In this particular study the problem is to determine the influence working after school hours has upon a group of junior high school boys. This study is concerned with comparisons in subject matter achievement, self and social adjustment, and behavior records and ratings. It is the purpose of this study to make these comparisons with boys who work after school and those who do not.
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A Comparative Study of the Social and Academic Status of a Group of Kindergarten and Non-Kindergarten Children in the Second Grade of a Garland, Texas, Elementary School

A Comparative Study of the Social and Academic Status of a Group of Kindergarten and Non-Kindergarten Children in the Second Grade of a Garland, Texas, Elementary School

Date: 1950
Creator: Lyles, Leola E. Taylor
Description: The problem of this investigation is to make a comparative study of a group of second grade children to determine, if possible, whether the child who attends kindergarten has any advantage over one who does not attend. Three phases of development are dealt with: behavior and social adjustment to second grade, mental maturity, and scholastic achievement in the second grade.
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A Comparative Study of Two Methods of Teaching Eighth-Grade Social Studies in the Granbury Elementary School

A Comparative Study of Two Methods of Teaching Eighth-Grade Social Studies in the Granbury Elementary School

Date: 1950
Creator: Baccus, Nettie
Description: The major purpose of this study was to compare the progress made by a group of children taught by the experience method of teaching with a group taught by the old textbook method, to determine whether the experimental group would show as much gain in academic knowledge as the control group, and in turn gain the other desired traits of the present-day personal and social needs.
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A Comparison of the Achievement Made by Pupils in Single-Grade and Double-Grade Group

A Comparison of the Achievement Made by Pupils in Single-Grade and Double-Grade Group

Date: 1950
Creator: Brooks, Sallie Kirkland
Description: The problem is to endeavor to discover whether children who were placed in a double or combination grade (a room containing two grades) could be expected to advance as rapidly in their educational achievement as children in rooms containing only a single grade.
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Conservative-Progressive Tendencies in Educational Theory

Conservative-Progressive Tendencies in Educational Theory

Date: 1950
Creator: Conger, William R.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine whether there is any appreciable difference in the attitude concerning questions on tendencies in educational theory between college students in elementary education and college students in secondary education, college students in elementary education and elementary teachers, elementary teachers with less than ten years of teaching experience and elementary teachers with more than ten years of teaching experience.
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Contributions of the Visiting Teacher to the Elementary School Program

Contributions of the Visiting Teacher to the Elementary School Program

Date: 1950
Creator: Babcock, Frances M.
Description: It is the purpose of this study to examine the work of visiting teachers or school-social workers in various places which have employed this service for a number of years and to determine some of the contributions which such service makes to the over-all program of the elementary school from the standpoint of services to the child, to his family, and to the teachers.
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The Development of the Motion Picture Program in South Marshall School, Marshall, Texas, and an Evaluation of Motion Pictures in Coordination with Third- and Sixth-Grade Social Studies

The Development of the Motion Picture Program in South Marshall School, Marshall, Texas, and an Evaluation of Motion Pictures in Coordination with Third- and Sixth-Grade Social Studies

Date: 1950
Creator: Melton, Grady
Description: The purpose of this study is to show the development of the motion picture program as a teaching aid in South Marshall School, Marshall, Texas, to determine the value of the motion pictures in the social-studies program, with special emphasis upon learning and retention of facts and general information at the third- and sixth-grade levels, and to induce all teachers of the faculty to use the motion picture as a tool for a happier and more meaningful learning experience for boys and girls.
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The Educational Value of the Elementary School Newspaper

The Educational Value of the Elementary School Newspaper

Date: 1950
Creator: Seely, Robert R.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine what educational values, if any, for the student and the elementary school may be derived from the school's sponsoring of a newspaper.
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The Effect of Certain Materials on Intelligence and Achievement

The Effect of Certain Materials on Intelligence and Achievement

Date: 1950
Creator: Simons, Berta Stephens
Description: The problem in this experiment is to try to determine if the use of certain materials during the first semester of the first school year of a group of children will cause the intelligence quotients and achievements of these children to improve.
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The Effect of Individual Guidance on Maladjusted Children with Respect to Personality Development and Achievement in Reading

The Effect of Individual Guidance on Maladjusted Children with Respect to Personality Development and Achievement in Reading

Date: 1950
Creator: Leith, Beulah Thornton
Description: The purpose of the study is to discover the maladjusted children in one first-grade classroom; to diagnose the behavior problems of the pupils by means of the case study procedure; to present methods of remedial treatment to eliminate the maladjustment; to set up a guidance program that will help individual maladjusted children adjust themselves; to provide information that will he useful to teachers in dealing with maladjusted children.
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