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 Decade: 1940-1949
 Year: 1940
An Analysis and Evaluation of Two Methods of Teaching Language Arts

An Analysis and Evaluation of Two Methods of Teaching Language Arts

Date: August 1940
Creator: Harrell, Ruth
Description: This study compares and and provides an evaluation of language arts progress made by elementary school children using two different methods of instruction. One traditional method stressed grammar and the other experimentally focused on mechanics.
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An Analysis of Teachers' Ratings of Pupils as Bright or Dull

An Analysis of Teachers' Ratings of Pupils as Bright or Dull

Date: August 1940
Creator: Lovelace, William True
Description: This thesis resulted from an examination conducted to determine teacher ability to identify individual student capability based on rapport between the two parties.
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An Analysis of the Dallas Morning News Used Car Advertisements of Twenty Automobile Dealers for the Month of April

An Analysis of the Dallas Morning News Used Car Advertisements of Twenty Automobile Dealers for the Month of April

Date: August 1940
Creator: Evans, Ralph L.
Description: "It is the purpose of this study to determine the type of appeal, the size and cost, the plan of insertions, and the extent superlatives are used in The Dallas Morning News used car advertisements of twenty automobile dealers during the month of April. Fourteen advertising appeals were used by the twenty automobile dealers advertising in The Dallas Morning News in the month of April. The fourteen appeals used were: efficiency, friendliness, style, curiosity, safety, convenience-comfort, economy reliability-reputation, durability-dependability, social distinction, fear-caution, ambition, pleasure, and family affection. The economy was the one most used appeal by the dealer. As shown in Table 12, the number of advertising appeals used corresponds or exceeds very little the total number of advertising insertions. Excepting one case, the dealers place the largest advertisements in the Sunday paper. The general procedure was that of placing large advertisements in the Sunday paper and smaller ones throughout the week. The total cost for the twenty automobile dealers was $6,452.08. The total advertising cost per dealer ranged from $38.20 to $1613.81. Only nine of the twenty dealers used superlatives in advertising during the month of April. The nine dealers used nine different superlatives for a total of 281 ...
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An Analysis of the Seasonal Food Habits of Two Species of Texas Centrarchids

An Analysis of the Seasonal Food Habits of Two Species of Texas Centrarchids

Date: August 1940
Creator: Faggard, John M.
Description: This thesis explores the feeding habits of sunfish and bluegill in Texas lakes. Data gathered for this study is aimed to aid conservation of these pan fish by making a contribution toward a greater life history understanding of each species.
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An Appraisal of the Poor Quality of Reading of the Work-Silent Type Done by One Hundred Seventy-Seven Upper Classmen at the North Texas State Teachers College

An Appraisal of the Poor Quality of Reading of the Work-Silent Type Done by One Hundred Seventy-Seven Upper Classmen at the North Texas State Teachers College

Date: August 1940
Creator: Ratchford, Mary Dorothy
Description: "During the first term of the 1938 summer session at the North Texas State Teachers College, under the auspices of the reading laboratory, the Nelson-Denny Silent Reading Test was administered to students enrolled in four sections of a course in the psychology of teaching reading in the grades...For this purpose, this endeavor to analyze the existing condition has been made in order to assist in at least some small measure any future steps in alleviating this deplorable state."--1-2.
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Bottom Fauna of Lake Worth

Bottom Fauna of Lake Worth

Date: August 1940
Creator: Jenkins, Jesse Denney
Description: This thesis describes the vertical distribution, quality, and quantity of the fauna found at the bottom of Lake Worth in Texas.
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The Catalytic Pyrolysis of Benzene

The Catalytic Pyrolysis of Benzene

Date: August 1940
Creator: Escue, Richard Byrd
Description: This thesis resulted from tests conducted to determine the nature of benzene pyrolysis during chemical reactions created to increase the stability of gasoline.
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A Comparative Study of the 1939-40 Living Conditions of Dormitory and Non-Dormitory Men Attending North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas

A Comparative Study of the 1939-40 Living Conditions of Dormitory and Non-Dormitory Men Attending North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas

Date: August 1940
Creator: Walker, DeVere B.
Description: "The purpose of the study is two-fold: (1) to compare the 1939-40 living conditions that prevailed in the men's college dormitory with living conditions that existed in sixteen college-supervised residences for men; (2) to compare the living conditions that existed in 1939-40 in both the men's dormitory and the college-supervised residences for men with standards set up by authorities in the field of college student housing."--1.
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A Comparative Study of the Effects of Certain Visual Aids on Pupil Achievement in General Science

A Comparative Study of the Effects of Certain Visual Aids on Pupil Achievement in General Science

Date: August 1940
Creator: Neely, Thomas O.
Description: This thesis presents the results of a study conducted to determine if visual aids impacted the general science capabilities of middle school students.
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A Comparison of Exotic and Domestic Species in American Zoological Gardens and their Practical Educational Value

A Comparison of Exotic and Domestic Species in American Zoological Gardens and their Practical Educational Value

Date: August 1940
Creator: Elliott, Zola
Description: This thesis presents a comparison of zoos and zoological gardens in the United States, Europe, and Asia. After an examination of these entities, the appeal and educational value of particular species is determined.
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