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An Evaluation of the Out-of-Class Activity Program of Sherman High School

An Evaluation of the Out-of-Class Activity Program of Sherman High School

Date: 1950
Creator: Case, Helen Pelley
Description: The problem of this study is to make an evaluation of the out-of-class activity program of the Sherman High School.
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An Evaluation of the Physical Education Program and Facilities in Secondary Schools of District 10AA of the Texas Interscholastic League

An Evaluation of the Physical Education Program and Facilities in Secondary Schools of District 10AA of the Texas Interscholastic League

Date: 1950
Creator: Riola, Johnie Anthony
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an evaluation of the physical education program and facilities in the secondary schools of District 10AA of the Texas Interscholastic League, comprising six counties in North-central Texas. The general scope of the problem is to determine how effectively the high schools of this district are conforming to certain standards for physical education as formulated by recognized authorities in the field and as outlined in courses of study issued by the Texas State Department of Education.
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An Evaluation of the Professional Training of Secondary School Principals at North Texas State College:1939-1949

An Evaluation of the Professional Training of Secondary School Principals at North Texas State College:1939-1949

Date: 1950
Creator: Bray, Lemuel J.
Description: The purpose of the study is to trace the origin and development of the public school principalship, to present past and present certification standards for the principalship as expressed by leading educators and certifying officials in the various states, and to select a group of graduates of North Texas State College and measure their training and aptitudes against those stated.
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An Evaluation of the Pupil Record and Reporting Systems Used in Twenty Elementary Schools of Hill County

An Evaluation of the Pupil Record and Reporting Systems Used in Twenty Elementary Schools of Hill County

Date: 1950
Creator: King, Etha Gilmore
Description: This study was an investigation and an evaluation of the pupil record and reporting systems used in twenty elementary schools of Hill County. The purposes of this study were: 1. To establish criteria for evaluating the pupil record and reporting systems of these elementary schools. 2. To determine the adequacy of the pupil record and reporting systems of these elementary schools in terms of the criteria set up. 3. To offer recommendations for changes that could be made for the improvement of the twenty elementary schools of Hill County.
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Evaluation of the Recreation Program in Certain Junior High Schools in the Texas Panhandle

Evaluation of the Recreation Program in Certain Junior High Schools in the Texas Panhandle

Date: 1950
Creator: Bass, Terrel H.
Description: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the recreational program of certain junior high schools in the Texas Panhandle to determine the extent to which they meet accepted criteria for this type of program.
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An Evaluation of the Use of Motion Pictures in the Teaching of American History in the High Schools of Dallas, Texas

An Evaluation of the Use of Motion Pictures in the Teaching of American History in the High Schools of Dallas, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Boley, George S.
Description: The purpose of this study is to evaluate certain phases of the use of motion pictures in the teaching of American history in the secondary schools of Dallas, Texas.
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An Evaluation of Twenty Modern Elementary Arithmetic Textbooks

An Evaluation of Twenty Modern Elementary Arithmetic Textbooks

Date: 1950
Creator: Murphree, Bessie
Description: The purpose of this study is threefold: (1) to review briefly important studies and recommendations relating to curriculum construction in elementary arithmetic; (2) to develop a set of criteria for judging elementary arithmetic textbooks; and (3) to apply the criteria to a selected number of elementary arithmetic textbooks.
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An Examination of High School Failures as Revealed in the Literature of the Subject in Order to Determine the Nature, Extent, Causes and Remedies

An Examination of High School Failures as Revealed in the Literature of the Subject in Order to Determine the Nature, Extent, Causes and Remedies

Date: 1950
Creator: Mann, Ralph
Description: The purpose of this study is to investigate the subject of student academic failures in high school.
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An Exploration of the Possible Use of the Sociometric Test in Studying Residents of Homes for the Aged

An Exploration of the Possible Use of the Sociometric Test in Studying Residents of Homes for the Aged

Date: 1950
Creator: Secker, Martin D.
Description: It is proposed in this thesis to explore the possible use of the Sociometric test as a measure of the personal social factor in old age. It is further proposed to gather sociometric data by administering a sociometric test to the residents of two homes for aged persons in Dallas County, Texas, and to illustrate by sociograms and tables the uses for which such data might be of value in research designed to investigate the personal social factor in old age.
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Factors Contributing to the Transiency of Elementary-School Principals in the State of Texas

Factors Contributing to the Transiency of Elementary-School Principals in the State of Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Jackson, William Everett
Description: It is the purpose of this study to discover factors contributing to the transiency of elementary-school principals by a study of (1) educational experiences of principals, (2) academic and professional qualifications of principals, (3) tenure of principals, and (4) motives for changes made by elementary-school principals.
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Helping Unsociable Second-Grade Children Become More Sociable

Helping Unsociable Second-Grade Children Become More Sociable

Date: 1950
Creator: Hanson, Ranghild Emily
Description: The problem of this study is the attainment of social progress by second-grade children. In substance, the problem is "How sociability can be developed in unsociable second-grade children." Since it is generally conceded by modern educators that the most important outcome of education is the child's ability to attack his life problems and to solve them satisfactorily to himself and to the society wherein he lives, this problem is deemed worthy of consideration.
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Improving Reading in a Third Grade

Improving Reading in a Third Grade

Date: 1950
Creator: Ham, Mary Swan
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine and evaluate a third grade reading program that will increase the individual child's reading ability and will stimulate maximum progress during a period of nine months. It is believed that through the development of this program a larger number of the children in this particular group will be able to make the transition from the primary type of reading to the intermediate level at the end of their third year in school.
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The Influence of Audio-Visual Aids in Eighth-Grade Social Studies

The Influence of Audio-Visual Aids in Eighth-Grade Social Studies

Date: 1950
Creator: Moore, Mary Frances Ferguson
Description: The problem of this study is to determine, if possible, whether any significant difference in achievement existed when the eighth-grade social studies were taught by two methods; namely, the textual method and the textual method supplemented by audio-visual aids.
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The Influences That Audio-Visual Aids Have upon the Progress of Children in the Fifth-Grade Social Studies

The Influences That Audio-Visual Aids Have upon the Progress of Children in the Fifth-Grade Social Studies

Date: 1950
Creator: Avis, Burch M.
Description: The problem undertaken in this investigation is to determine the value of using audio-visual aids in the fifth-grade social studies program of the Austin Elementary School, Wichita Falls, Texas.
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Integrating Art with Other Subjects in a Fifth Grade of the Robert E. Lee School in Denton, Texas

Integrating Art with Other Subjects in a Fifth Grade of the Robert E. Lee School in Denton, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Huggins, Cleo Bell
Description: The purpose of this study was threefold: (1) to develop an integrative program using art as its core which was put into effect in one of two fifth grades in the Robert E. Lee School in Denton, Texas, (2) to develop criteria for evaluating an art program used as an integrating agent, and (3) to evaluate the program in terms of the criteria and in outcomes in achievement in subject matter.
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Interest and Personality Patterns of Experienced Teachers

Interest and Personality Patterns of Experienced Teachers

Date: 1950
Creator: Vaughan, George E., Jr.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine and analyze interest and personality patterns of experienced teachers as measured by certain standardized tests.
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The Interests and Activities of the Seventh Grade, Huey School, Wichita Falls, Texas

The Interests and Activities of the Seventh Grade, Huey School, Wichita Falls, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Griffith, R. Francis
Description: Interest is a guiding force in helping an individual to realize the pattern he is making through his day by day experiences. All children have not had the same experiences. They may or may not be interested in the same activity. It has been said that behavior is caused. If behavior is caused, then, to know the interests of children may be very valuable in diverting or guiding their activities which are desirable to help them better fit themselves to the society in which they live. Thus, the problem of this thesis is to discover the interests and activities of a seventh-grade group of boys and girls attending Huey School, Wichita Falls, Texas.
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An Investigation to Determine Improvement in the Social Status of Children Through Concetrated Effort

An Investigation to Determine Improvement in the Social Status of Children Through Concetrated Effort

Date: 1950
Creator: Atkins, Thelma
Description: The problem of this study is an investigation of the development of social adjustment in thirty-three first-grade pupils in Gainesville, Texas, during 1949-1950. The purpose of the study is to determine each child's total readiness status at the beginning of the investigation, surround each with socializing experiences appropriate to his need, and then determine whether measurable benefits appear to result from his participation in the specific activities designed for social development.
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A Measurement of the Popularity of the Extra-Curricular Activities in Cleburne High School, Cleburne, Texas, with the Relationships of Certain Factors to that Popularity

A Measurement of the Popularity of the Extra-Curricular Activities in Cleburne High School, Cleburne, Texas, with the Relationships of Certain Factors to that Popularity

Date: 1950
Creator: Watson, Katie Maxine
Description: The purposes of this study are: (1) to determine the popularity of extra-curricular organizations existing in the school as a means of indicating the successful and the unsuccessful groups in the school, (2) to establish the relationships of certain factors to the popularity of the activities so that efforts may be made to improve less successful activities, (3) to discover the extent and the popularity of social activities provided by the city of Cleburne, Texas, for the high school students in order that administrators of the school may have more insight into the extent of the need of high school students for social activities sponsored by the school.
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The Need for a Comprehensive Physical Education Program and Proposed Plan for Marietta, Oklahoma Public Schools

The Need for a Comprehensive Physical Education Program and Proposed Plan for Marietta, Oklahoma Public Schools

Date: 1950
Creator: Hopkins, John R.
Description: The purpose of this study is not only to show the need of a comprehensive physical education program but to submit a proposed plan to fulfill the need and correlating this plan of improvement with the traditional subject-matter type of school curriculum.
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The Organization, Place and Significance of a Rhythm Band in the Elementary School Curriculum

The Organization, Place and Significance of a Rhythm Band in the Elementary School Curriculum

Date: 1950
Creator: Gilmore, Fay Kearns
Description: The need for more efficient and comprehensive teaching in the field of rhythms justifies the writer in making a more thorough study of the organization, place and significance of a rhythm band in the elementary school curriculum.
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The Present Practices of School Business Managers in the Schools of Texas

The Present Practices of School Business Managers in the Schools of Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Sivells, C. Graves, Jr.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the present practices with respect to business managers in the school systems of Texas. This study attempts to determine from present practices what the business manager's duties and qualifications are; what the scholastic population of a school should be in order to employ a business manager; what the relationship of the business manager to the superintendent and the school board is; what experience and training the business managers have had; what the salaries of business managers are; what the trends in the employment of business managers are; and from what fields business managers are drawn.
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Professional Terms for a Special Education Teacher

Professional Terms for a Special Education Teacher

Date: 1950
Creator: Blount, Vena Sloan
Description: The problem of this study is to compile a list of professional terms, with their definitions, and a bibliography of reading material for the beginning teacher in special education.
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The Reflection of the Spirit and Procedures of the Child Health and Development Workshop at North Texas State Teachers College July 16 to August 23, 1946

The Reflection of the Spirit and Procedures of the Child Health and Development Workshop at North Texas State Teachers College July 16 to August 23, 1946

Date: 1950
Creator: Browning, Rubye Jewell Sullivan
Description: This study is to give an authoritative reflection of the spirit and procedure of the Child Health and Development Workshop at North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas, July 16 to August 23, 1946.
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