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Measures of Local Fiscal Ability to Supoort Public Schools

Measures of Local Fiscal Ability to Supoort Public Schools

Date: January 1959
Creator: Wetherington, Allen Burton
Description: The primary purposes of this study are fourfold, namely: (1) to summarize the writings of specialists in school finance and public finance which are judged to have significance concerning the nature, source, control, and measurement of local fiscal ability; (2) to develop an analytical evaluation of the "bases" of the proposed measures; (3) to develop a criterion of the relative taxpaying ability of Arkansas counties in terms of the actual valuation of real property; and (4) to determine the significance of the association among the three measures and the relative significance of the degree of relationship of each measure to the criterion.
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The Relative Desirability of Two Types of Junior College Operation

The Relative Desirability of Two Types of Junior College Operation

Date: January 1959
Creator: White, Talmadge Thayne
Description: The problem of this study was to determine whether it is more desirable to operate a two-year college in the Dallas metropolitan area as a county college or to operate a two-year college under the administration of the Dallas Independent School District.
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Effectiveness of the Undergraduate Curriculum in Teacher Education in Developing Desired Teaching Competencies

Effectiveness of the Undergraduate Curriculum in Teacher Education in Developing Desired Teaching Competencies

Date: August 1959
Creator: Turkett, Arlie Keith
Description: The purpose of this study is to identify and evaluate the competencies that a person who desires to teach should possess in order to be an effective classroom teacher. Identification of these competencies will be made from evidence obtained through a consensus of student's opinions, these opinions to be solicited from students currently enrolled in courses required for a major in elementary education, and from the consensus of faculty members who ware currently teaching these courses.
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The Relationship between Personality Traits and Preferences for Instructional Methods

The Relationship between Personality Traits and Preferences for Instructional Methods

Date: August 1959
Creator: Patterson, Howard Roscoe
Description: The purpose of this study is to develop an instrument that will measure student preference toward different classroom teaching methods; and to test whether significant differences exist between each of the Guilford-Zimmerman Temperament Survey scales for individuals preferring group-oriented and lecture-oriented instruction.
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Textbook Suitability for the Industrial Arts Program in Texas

Textbook Suitability for the Industrial Arts Program in Texas

Date: August 1959
Creator: McCain, Jerry Clay
Description: The problem of this study was to determine the degree of suitability for instructional purposes of the state-adopted industrial arts textbooks in a sound industrial arts program in the public secondary schools of Texas.
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The Academic Dean and His Role in the Improvement of Instruction

The Academic Dean and His Role in the Improvement of Instruction

Date: January 1960
Creator: Eskew, Cletis Theodore
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine changes in practices and beliefs which would be needed by certain academic deans to provide a sound program for the improvement of college instruction.
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Family Occupational Status of Elementary Public School Teachers and Differential Behavior of Teachers Toward Children of Different Occupational Status Families

Family Occupational Status of Elementary Public School Teachers and Differential Behavior of Teachers Toward Children of Different Occupational Status Families

Date: January 1960
Creator: Hart, Joseph Wesley
Description: Are elementary public school teachers who have been upwardly mobile occupationally more helpful, as measured by Anderson-Brewer "Dominative-Socially Integrative" observation scheme, to children of lower and upper occupational status families than teachers who have not engaged in upward occupational mobility?
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An Analysis of Junior Executive Training Programs in Department Stores in Texas

An Analysis of Junior Executive Training Programs in Department Stores in Texas

Date: June 1960
Creator: Ermert, Gene Oliver
Description: The problem was to determine the significance of various relationships between job-performance ratings and selected factors associated with the college curricula of junior executive trainees. Job-performance ratings were made by personnel directors and immediate supervisors of college graduates enrolled as participants in junior executive training programs in department stores in Texas.
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An In-Service Educational Program for Beginning Teachers of Spanish in the Elementary Grades

An In-Service Educational Program for Beginning Teachers of Spanish in the Elementary Grades

Date: June 1960
Creator: Robertson, John Clifford
Description: The problem of the study was to determine the effectiveness of an in-service education program as a means of providing qualified foreign language teachers for elementary schools. Specifically, the problem was concerned with a statistical comparison of the achievement of two groups of pupils. One group was composed of fourth-grade pupils who were taught Spanish by teachers who had had a maximum of three college hours in Spanish and who had participated in an in-service education program. The other group was composed of fourth-grade pupils whose teachers had had a minimum of twelve college hours in Spanish but had not participated in an in-service education program.
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The Serenades and Divertimenti of Mozart

The Serenades and Divertimenti of Mozart

Date: June 1960
Creator: Gibson, O. Lee (Oscar Lee)
Description: This study has two divisions: Part I, an historical and analytical summary of the emergence and development of the divertimento and the serenade in the eighteenth century, and Part II, the culmination of these structures in the works of W. A. Mozart. Two primary purposes are envisioned: 1) to further our knowledge of how German Gesellshafts-musik evolved toward its peak in the second half of the eighteenth century, and 2) to furnish a useful analytical handbook of Mozart's works in these genres.
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