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 Decade: 1940-1949
Analysis of Age-Grade and other Indices of Pupil Progress in the Primary Grades

Analysis of Age-Grade and other Indices of Pupil Progress in the Primary Grades

Date: 1949
Creator: Dodd, Serena
Description: The problem set forth in this study is to determine the causes of delay in school progress in the Bowie, Texas, elementary schools, and in which grade or grades the delay occurs.
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An Analysis of the Public-Relations Practices of One Hundred Texas Public-School Systems

An Analysis of the Public-Relations Practices of One Hundred Texas Public-School Systems

Date: 1949
Creator: Baker, Garth Elmo
Description: The purpose of this study has three aspects. These are, (1) to determine what constitutes sound public-relations practices as recommended by recognized authorities in this field; (2) to determine the extent to which certain public-relations practices are employed by one hundred Texas public school systems; and (3) to determine whether the public-relations programs of one hundred Texas public-school systems meet the requirements of a sound public-relations program.
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Change in Group Responsibility in the Second Grade as a Result of Concerted Effort

Change in Group Responsibility in the Second Grade as a Result of Concerted Effort

Date: 1949
Creator: Daniel, Wilma Thomas
Description: The problem under consideration is to determine the changes in group responsibility in a second grade as a result of concerted effort. The concerted efforts made in this experiment were telling, reading, and dramatizing stories, poems, and songs of responsibility; discussing of stories, poems, songs, and filmstrips of responsibility; the assigning of definite classroom responsibility; and the assigning of definite study responsibility. This study attempts to answer the question, how much change, positive or negative, will occur in group responsibility as a result of the above-mentioned efforts?
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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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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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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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An Evaluation of the Big Spring, Texas, Elementary Schools

An Evaluation of the Big Spring, Texas, Elementary Schools

Date: 1949
Creator: Burnam, Ruth Arnold
Description: The problem of study is a critical evaluation of the Big Spring, Texas, Elementary Schools using The Handbook for Self-appraisal and Improvement of Elementary Schools published in September, 1945, under the direction of Edgar Ellen Wilson, Director of Elementary Education in Texas. The parts in this evaluation under consideration are the children, the teacher, and the program of school life, eliminating the other headings under which a school may be placed.
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An Evaluation of the Home Room Versus Departmental Method of Teaching Second Grade

An Evaluation of the Home Room Versus Departmental Method of Teaching Second Grade

Date: 1949
Creator: Lindsey, Charles A.
Description: The problem under consideration is to determine the difference between home-room and departmental methods of teaching second grades, as measured by educational achievement. The study attempts to answer the question, Which one of the foregoing mentioned methods will produce the greatest gain in achievement when applied at second-grade level?
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An Evaluation of the School Program of the White Settlement Junior High School, Tarrant County, Texas

An Evaluation of the School Program of the White Settlement Junior High School, Tarrant County, Texas

Date: 1949
Creator: Jolly, Louise
Description: The purpose of this study is two-fold: (1) to formulate criteria for evaluating the activities of a junior high school, and (2) to determine the extent to which the program of the White Settlement Junior High School, Tarrant County, Texas, meets these criteria. In so doing, attention is given to many phases of the school and its program.
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An Experimental Study on the Reading of Comics

An Experimental Study on the Reading of Comics

Date: 1949
Creator: Pinckley, Marie
Description: It is the purpose of this study to (1) determine the history and status of the comic book; (2) to find out how many and what kinds of comic books two groups of fourth graders of the Perryton school are reading; (3) to set up a well-planned reading program in one of these groups; (4) to compare the amount and kinds of comic books read by the two groups at the end of the experimental period.
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