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A Comparative Analysis of the Twelve-Year Plans in Texas Public Schools

A Comparative Analysis of the Twelve-Year Plans in Texas Public Schools

Date: 1940
Creator: Roberts, Ollie Oneta
Description: 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.
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A Comparative Study of Environmental Conditions and their Relations to Achievement, Personality, and Intelligence of Fifth Grade Pupils

A Comparative Study of Environmental Conditions and their Relations to Achievement, Personality, and Intelligence of Fifth Grade Pupils

Date: 1940
Creator: Clark, J. Frances
Description: 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.
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A Comparative Study of Some Physical, Intellectual, and Personality Factors of Groups Entering the Waco State Home at Different Ages and on Different Dates

A Comparative Study of Some Physical, Intellectual, and Personality Factors of Groups Entering the Waco State Home at Different Ages and on Different Dates

Date: 1940
Creator: Romine, Charles
Description: 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.
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A Comparative Study of the Personality of Town Pupils and School Bus Pupils in the Elementary Grades

A Comparative Study of the Personality of Town Pupils and School Bus Pupils in the Elementary Grades

Date: 1940
Creator: Crockett, Dixie
Description: 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.
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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

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

Date: 1940
Creator: Smith, Jessyee
Description: 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.
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A Comparison of the Socio-Economic Status with the School Status of the Third and Fourth-Grade Pupils of the Jermyn, Texas, Public School

A Comparison of the Socio-Economic Status with the School Status of the Third and Fourth-Grade Pupils of the Jermyn, Texas, Public School

Date: 1940
Creator: Register, Celeste
Description: 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.
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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

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

Date: 1940
Creator: Welch, Elizabeth
Description: 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.
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Dark Adaptation of Second and Third Grade Children

Dark Adaptation of Second and Third Grade Children

Date: 1940
Creator: Rohrer, Lois Young
Description: The purpose of the study is to determine the dark adaptation of second grade children in Denton, Texas.
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The Determination of the Constants in the System of Methyl Alcohol, Acetic Acid, and Water

The Determination of the Constants in the System of Methyl Alcohol, Acetic Acid, and Water

Date: 1940
Creator: Bonner, Virginia Ruth
Description: 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.
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Developing and Evaluating a Community Social Science Program for the Seventh Grade

Developing and Evaluating a Community Social Science Program for the Seventh Grade

Date: 1940
Creator: Thomas, Lewis C.
Description: 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.
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The Development of Russian Industry

The Development of Russian Industry

Date: 1940
Creator: Rowden, W. C.
Description: 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.
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The Dyadic Operator Approach to a Study in Conics, with some Extensions to Higher Dimensions

The Dyadic Operator Approach to a Study in Conics, with some Extensions to Higher Dimensions

Date: 1940
Creator: Shawn, James Loyd
Description: 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.
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The Economical and Educational Values of the Banking System in the Public Schools of Dallas, Texas

The Economical and Educational Values of the Banking System in the Public Schools of Dallas, Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Varnell, Pansy Lena
Description: 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.
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Edgar Allan Poe in Relation to his Times

Edgar Allan Poe in Relation to his Times

Date: 1940
Creator: Young, Sallie Sue McCarty
Description: 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.
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The Elementary Transcendental Functions of a Complex Variable as Defined by Integration

The Elementary Transcendental Functions of a Complex Variable as Defined by Integration

Date: 1940
Creator: Wilson, Carroll K.
Description: 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.
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English Utopias

English Utopias

Date: 1940
Creator: Smith, Stella Parker
Description: 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.
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Evaluation in Soil Moisture in Soil and Water Conservation Practices in Denton, Texas

Evaluation in Soil Moisture in Soil and Water Conservation Practices in Denton, Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Rylander, Halley G.
Description: 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.
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An Evaluation of some Curriculum Principles in Terms of Certain Basic Philosophic Concepts

An Evaluation of some Curriculum Principles in Terms of Certain Basic Philosophic Concepts

Date: 1940
Creator: Ray, Mary Tom
Description: 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.
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An Evaluation of the Burleson High School, Burleson, Texas

An Evaluation of the Burleson High School, Burleson, Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Stubbs, Bill C.
Description: 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.
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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

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

Date: 1940
Creator: Corse, Chancy H.
Description: 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.
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An Evaluation of the Influence of Certain Factors upon Popularity

An Evaluation of the Influence of Certain Factors upon Popularity

Date: 1940
Creator: Woods, Izetta Lee
Description: 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.
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An Evaluation of the New Boston Secondary School

An Evaluation of the New Boston Secondary School

Date: 1940
Creator: Clay, William G.
Description: 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.
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An Evaluation of the San Saba Elementary School, San Saba, Texas

An Evaluation of the San Saba Elementary School, San Saba, Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Smith, Clell Rice
Description: 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.
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An Evaluation of the Theory, Method, and Content of Latin in the Public Schools from 1900 to 1940

An Evaluation of the Theory, Method, and Content of Latin in the Public Schools from 1900 to 1940

Date: 1940
Creator: Spencer, Anne
Description: 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.
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