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Charles Dickens's Conceptions of America as a Result of His Two Visits

Charles Dickens's Conceptions of America as a Result of His Two Visits

Date: 1949
Creator: Ratliff, Lespie
Description: This is a study of Charles Dickens's conceptions of America as a result of his trips to America from January to July, 1842, and from November, 1867 to April, 1868.
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Children's Reading Interests as Shown by the Books Checked from the Huey School Library in Wichita Falls, Texas, and the Relation of These Interests to Classroom Work

Children's Reading Interests as Shown by the Books Checked from the Huey School Library in Wichita Falls, Texas, and the Relation of These Interests to Classroom Work

Date: 1949
Creator: Latimer, Elizabeth
Description: This study has four main purposes: 1. To determine whether there is a preference for certain types of stories. 2. To find whether boys prefer one type story and girls another. 3. To determine whether the physical make-up or format of the book has any influence on the selection of books. 4. To find how these interests are related to classroom work.
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The Chinese Communist Problem

The Chinese Communist Problem

Date: 1949
Creator: Pearson, Jim Berry
Description: This paper is a study of the history of the Chinese Communists, what they stand for, how they attained power in China, their connection to Russia, and the dangers of their success.
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The Church and State in Russia

The Church and State in Russia

Date: 1949
Creator: Brannan, Oletha
Description: This work presents a brief historical survey of the Church and State relationship from the introduction of Christianity into Russia in the tenth century until the beginning of the Russo-German War in 1941.
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Communism in China

Communism in China

Date: 1949
Creator: Dickie, Alex, Jr.
Description: The purpose of this study is fourfold: to show why and how Communism is emerging in China; to explain the special characteristics of the Chinese Communists and their tactics; to indicate the effect of Communism on the people of China; and to attempt an analysis of the attitude the Chinese Communists manifest toward the United States and Russia. Special emphasis will be laid upon the conflict between the Kuomintang (Nationalists) led by Chiang K'aishek and the Communists led by Mao Tze-Tung.
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A Comparative Study Between the Achievement Test Results and Teacher's Ratings Assigned Latin Americans and Those Received by Anglo Americans of Classes Seven X, Eight X, and Eight Y in a Southwest Texas Junior High School

A Comparative Study Between the Achievement Test Results and Teacher's Ratings Assigned Latin Americans and Those Received by Anglo Americans of Classes Seven X, Eight X, and Eight Y in a Southwest Texas Junior High School

Date: 1949
Creator: McCulloh, Rayburn E.
Description: It is the purpose of this writer to determine if there is any significant difference between the teacher ratings of Latin-Americans and Anglo-Americans and if such differences are found to exist, an attempt will be made to determine the extent to which they prevail.
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A Comparative Study of Class A and Class AA Football Coaches of Districts One through Sixteen of the University Interscholastic League

A Comparative Study of Class A and Class AA Football Coaches of Districts One through Sixteen of the University Interscholastic League

Date: 1949
Creator: Sheffield, William Polk
Description: The purpose of this study is to present comparative analyses relating to personal and professional differences and similarities among football coaches in Class A and Class AA high schools of Texas.
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A Comparative Study of Egg Media in the Primary Isolation of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

A Comparative Study of Egg Media in the Primary Isolation of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

Date: 1949
Creator: Barberousse, Loris J.
Description: The primary purpose of this investigation is not only to improve the present technique of culture of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, but also to make a comparative study of the media use, namely, Veterans Administration modification of Trudeau's medium, Lowenstein's egg medium, and that developed by the author, in order to find which, if any, of these will most easily and effectively meet the needs of the hospital laboratory.
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A Comparative Study of Health Knowledge and Health Practices of Athletes and Non-Athletes in Selected Class A Texas High Schools for the School Year of 1948-1949

A Comparative Study of Health Knowledge and Health Practices of Athletes and Non-Athletes in Selected Class A Texas High Schools for the School Year of 1948-1949

Date: 1949
Creator: Yager, Blake E., Jr.
Description: The investigator made a comparative study of the health knowledge and health practices of participants in interscholastic athletics for boys and non-participants in a selected number of class A Texas high schools during the school session of 1948-1949.
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A Comparative Study of Kindergarten and Non-Kindergarten Children in the First Grade

A Comparative Study of Kindergarten and Non-Kindergarten Children in the First Grade

Date: 1949
Creator: Syler, Rachel Lu
Description: The problem of this investigation is to make a comparative study of first-grade children to determine, if possible, whether the child who attends kindergarten has any advantages over one who does not attend.
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A Comparative Study of Methods of Reporting Child Progess to Parents

A Comparative Study of Methods of Reporting Child Progess to Parents

Date: 1949
Creator: Boswell, Orgle M.
Description: The problem involved in this study is to determine the progress in the last decade of a representative number of elementary schools of Texas in their methods of reporting child growth to parents.
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A Comparative Study of Personality Traits of Experienced Teachers

A Comparative Study of Personality Traits of Experienced Teachers

Date: 1949
Creator: King, Clyde D.
Description: The main purpose is to determine whether or not the modern teacher has developed a well-integrated personality and to locate traits that are most in need of correction.
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A Comparative Study of Teacher Ratings Assigned Girls and Boys

A Comparative Study of Teacher Ratings Assigned Girls and Boys

Date: 1949
Creator: Ussery, Sadie Maxine
Description: It is the purpose of this study to determine if there is any significant difference in teacher ratings of boys and girls of equal achievement. If such differences are found to exist, an attempt will be made to explain the causes for such differences.
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A Comparative Study of the Boys' Physical Education Programs in the Senior High Schools of Rusk County, Texas, and an Evaluation of These Programs on the Basis of Standards Set Up by Bulletin No. 444 of theTexas State Department of Education

A Comparative Study of the Boys' Physical Education Programs in the Senior High Schools of Rusk County, Texas, and an Evaluation of These Programs on the Basis of Standards Set Up by Bulletin No. 444 of theTexas State Department of Education

Date: 1949
Creator: Hall Homer R.
Description: The underlying purpose of this study is to determine to what extent the senior high schools of Rusk County, Texas, are meeting state standards as outlined in the Texas State Department of Education Bulletin no. 444, and consequently to point out shortcomings in the program of physical education for boys in these schools in the light of actual conditions compared with recommended standards. Then, of course, recommendations will be made for the improvement of the phys' physical education program in the senior high schools of Rusk County, Texas.
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A Comparative Study of the Requirements for Certification of Public School Administrators in the United States

A Comparative Study of the Requirements for Certification of Public School Administrators in the United States

Date: 1949
Creator: Reeve, Charles A.
Description: The specific purposes of this study may be briefly stated as follows: (1) to determine the present status of administrative certification in the United States; (2) to determine whether the various states have set up requirements which will insure that their public schools shall have administrators who are capable of directing and supervising the educational program; (3) to indicate the degree of uniformity of requirements in the various states; (4) to secure recommendations for the certification of public school administrators from leading educators in the United States; and, on the basis of such data, (5) to make certain recommendations for a sound administrative certification program.
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Comparison of a Traditional and an Integrated Program of Instruction in an Elementary School

Comparison of a Traditional and an Integrated Program of Instruction in an Elementary School

Date: 1949
Creator: Elder, Franklin L.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine if elementary school children progress faster in academic or tool subjects when taught through interest units in an integrated curriculum or when taught the separate subjects by a traditional method. Reading, spelling, and handwriting are used as illustrative subjects in the sixth grade with reading only in the second grade.
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A Comparison of Methods in Teaching Gregg Shorthand

A Comparison of Methods in Teaching Gregg Shorthand

Date: 1949
Creator: Bellows, Gladys Pauline
Description: The purpose of this problem is to make a comparative study of methods in teaching Gregg shorthand. The problem is to compare the methods of approach, procedures, and techniques used, and to determine what has been accomplished in the way of experiments which have been performed by the different writers.
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Comparison of the Effectiveness of Modern and Traditional Methods of Teaching the Social Studies in the Eighth Grade

Comparison of the Effectiveness of Modern and Traditional Methods of Teaching the Social Studies in the Eighth Grade

Date: 1949
Creator: Matzinger, John Dewitt
Description: The problem of this study was to determine, if possible, whether any significant difference in achievement existed when eighth-grade social studies were taught by two distinct methods, namely, the traditional and the progressive.
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A Comparison of the Value of Two Methods of Teaching Reading

A Comparison of the Value of Two Methods of Teaching Reading

Date: 1949
Creator: Davis, Frances Roberta
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the value the group method of teaching reading has over the traditional method in overcoming reading difficulties.
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Correlation between Laboratory Test Scores and Practical Test Scores in Driver Education and Training

Correlation between Laboratory Test Scores and Practical Test Scores in Driver Education and Training

Date: 1949
Creator: Pertuit, Ted L.
Description: The problem of this thesis is to determine the degree of relationship existing between laboratory test scores and practical test scores in driver education and training. The tests considered in this study are depth perception, visual acuity, reaction time, and field of vision.
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A Critical Study of The Cenci

A Critical Study of The Cenci

Date: 1949
Creator: Huey, Hortense Sullivan
Description: Consciously or unconsciously an author's literary work reflects his experiences and his reaction to these experiences. Because the personal history of the author is inseparable from his works, a study of The Cenci would be incomplete without a review of the background of Shelley's life, some of the philosophies which interested him, and the political and social movements with which he concerned himself.
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A Critical Study of the Programs of Boys' Clubs Sponsored by Organizations in McKinney, Denton, and Dallas, Texas to Determine their Significance in an Over All Guidance Program

A Critical Study of the Programs of Boys' Clubs Sponsored by Organizations in McKinney, Denton, and Dallas, Texas to Determine their Significance in an Over All Guidance Program

Date: 1949
Creator: Drain, Maxie, A.
Description: The eightfold purpose of this study was: 1. to evaluate the programs of boys' clubs sponsored by organizations in McKinney, Denton, and Dallas, Texas; 2. to obtain and study the aims and objectives of the programs of each club; 3. to obtain and study the aims and objectives of the active membership of the clubs; 4. to evaluate the programs in the light of an over-all guidance program; 5. to determine the different activities and their significance of mental, physical, emotional, economical, social, and moral phases of life; 6. to determine the social and economic status of the membership of the clubs; 7. to discover in which clubs there is a definite need for future professional preparation of adult leaders; 8. to discover the carry-over value of adolescent training through clubs into adult life.
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A Critical Study of the Qualifications and Duties of Counselors at a Selected Number of Girls' Private Summer Camps in Texas, New Mexico and Colorado

A Critical Study of the Qualifications and Duties of Counselors at a Selected Number of Girls' Private Summer Camps in Texas, New Mexico and Colorado

Date: 1949
Creator: Dowdy, June
Description: The problem of this study was to make a critical evaluation of the qualifications and duties of counselors in girls' selected private summer camps in Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado for the following purposes: 1. To determine the duties and qualifications of camp counselors; 2. To determine criteria for qualifications and duties of camp counselors; 3. To determine the opinions of camp directors regarding the duties and qualifications of counselors; 4. To determine the extent to which counselors available for these areas meet the qualifications outlined by camp directors; 5. To determine the needs of the camps for counselors from the viewpoint of the directors of camps; 6. To determine the duties and needs indicated by the directors as far as training is concerned; 7. To determine recommendations for pre-service training in physical education departments for future counselors.
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A Critique of John Maynard Keynes' Concept of the Propensity to Consume

A Critique of John Maynard Keynes' Concept of the Propensity to Consume

Date: 1949
Creator: Ashby, James B.
Description: It will be a part of the purpose of this paper to show that Keynesian economics treats a closed economy in a static condition while American and British society in actuality exist in open economies in a dynamic condition. In scope this paper is limited to an appraisal of the first of the main concepts of John Maynard Keynes' General Theory. That is, this paper will be concerned only with the "Theory of the Propensity to Consume" and its ramifications.
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