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 Department: Department of Education
 Decade: 1950-1959
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
A Comparison of Personality Traits Between Orphanage and Non-orphanage Children

A Comparison of Personality Traits Between Orphanage and Non-orphanage Children

Date: 1958
Creator: Biggerstaff, Edwin Levi
Description: To detect possible adjustment problems and in attempting to identify the areas of maladjustment from which a child may be suffering, the writer administered the California Test of Personality; a test of personality measurement and observation taken from a subjective frame of reference.
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Some Rorschach Factors as Related to Sociometric Status in a Second Grade

Some Rorschach Factors as Related to Sociometric Status in a Second Grade

Date: 1958
Creator: Haynes, Jack Read
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine if the W%, F%, H, P, and Experience Balance on the Rorschach were related to sociometric status in the second grade.
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A Survey to Determine Current Practices and Procedures in Counseling in Residential Treatment Centers for Emotionally Disturbed Children

A Survey to Determine Current Practices and Procedures in Counseling in Residential Treatment Centers for Emotionally Disturbed Children

Date: 1958
Creator: Blair, William B.
Description: Since this is a survey to determine the current practices and procedures of counseling in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children, the problem of this study may be stated as follows: (1) to review related literature in the field of counseling and guidance in order to determine the best educational thought as to what constitutes a good counseling program; (2) by means of a survey in the form of a questionnaire, to determine what is actually being done in counseling work in established residential treatment centers for disturbed children; (3) to determine, from information received, good counseling work practices for treating emotionally disturbed children.
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The Relative Social Development of Children with Pre-school Background as Opposed to Those who Lack Such Experiences

The Relative Social Development of Children with Pre-school Background as Opposed to Those who Lack Such Experiences

Date: 1957
Creator: Nicholson, Ertie Lou
Description: This study, as stated in Chapter I, is designed for the purpose of determining the relationship between an individual's degree of social acceptance and social adjustment in the classroom and the presence or absence of pre-school training.
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What Relationship Exists Between the Populations of Church Congregations and Their Maximum Efficiency?

What Relationship Exists Between the Populations of Church Congregations and Their Maximum Efficiency?

Date: 1957
Creator: Burton, Jimmy Grey
Description: The present study was calculated to determine whether or not a congregation with a good percentage increase in membership from a specific date in 1956 to a corresponding date in 1957 would also experience any percentage increase in attendance of members and visitors at the Sunday morning worship services. Likewise, would such a congregation have a large percentage of its assembly in attendance at its Bible classes and at its midweek services?
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Book Selection Practices in a Selected Number of Secondary and Junior High School Libraries

Book Selection Practices in a Selected Number of Secondary and Junior High School Libraries

Date: 1956
Creator: Blair, Leta Earline
Description: The purposes of this study are to make an investigation of practices used in a number of selected schools in selecting library materials for the school libraries and to evaluate these practices against criteria developed from a study of recommended standards and practices in the fields of library science and education.
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A Follow-Up Study of Seventy-Nine Maladjusted Boys who Received Treatment at Camp Woodland Springs, Dallas, Texas

A Follow-Up Study of Seventy-Nine Maladjusted Boys who Received Treatment at Camp Woodland Springs, Dallas, Texas

Date: 1956
Creator: Breining, Wilbur Clarence, Jr.
Description: This research problem concerns a follow-up study of seventy-nine boys who have undergone extensive therapy and supervised training in group-living over an extended period of time at Camp Woodland Springs, Dallas, Texas. The problem under consideration is one of determining the operating efficiency of this institution in its main purpose of rehabilitating boys who have generally lacked the social and personal skills necessary to satisfactory adjustment in their respective environments.
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The Nature of Individual Differences and Ways of Taking Care of Them, With Emphasis Upon Arithmetic in the Higher Grades at the Elementary Level

The Nature of Individual Differences and Ways of Taking Care of Them, With Emphasis Upon Arithmetic in the Higher Grades at the Elementary Level

Date: 1956
Creator: Henderson, Anne Porter
Description: The over-all purpose of this study is to determine the ways in which children differ from one another as related to the instructional program in the school, to point out ways of taking care of individual differences in the learning situations in the classroom, and to apply these principles to the teaching and learning of arithmetic in the higher grades at the elementary level.
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Rorschach Patterns as Related to Sociometric Status

Rorschach Patterns as Related to Sociometric Status

Date: August 1955
Creator: Aber, Walter E.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the relationship between an individual's performance on the Rorschach Ink Blot Test and his degree of social acceptance as revealed by a test of sociometry.
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A Study to Establish Some Guiding Principles for Public School Administrators to Use in Off-campus Student-teaching Programs

A Study to Establish Some Guiding Principles for Public School Administrators to Use in Off-campus Student-teaching Programs

Date: May 1955
Creator: Latham, James L.
Description: This study is directed to the establishment of some principles to serve as guides for public school administrators and college authorities in conducting off-campus student-teaching programs.
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An Experimental Investigation of the Relationship Between Perception of Parental Acceptance and Social Acceptability of Adolescents

An Experimental Investigation of the Relationship Between Perception of Parental Acceptance and Social Acceptability of Adolescents

Date: 1955
Creator: Throp, Thomas Richard
Description: The purpose of this study is twofold. One is that of developing an instrument for determining a child's concept of how he is thought of by his mother and his father; in other words, a method of measuring parental acceptance as it is perceived by the child, himself. The development of this instrument will be discussed in Chapter IV. The second purpose of this study is that of determining whether or not there is any significant relationship between the child's perception of parental acceptance and the social acceptability of the child, as measured by a sociometric instrument.
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Adapting a Reading Program to Individual Differences

Adapting a Reading Program to Individual Differences

Date: August 1954
Creator: Manning, Lucile
Description: The problem of this study was to test the effectiveness of adapting the reading instruction to the level and ability of individuals or small groups of a particular group of second grade children.
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Guidance Work Practices in Class A Schools in Texas

Guidance Work Practices in Class A Schools in Texas

Date: August 1954
Creator: Copeland, Alva Beach
Description: The objective of this thesis is to determine guidance practices in four-year, Class A High Schools in Texas by: (1) surveying related literature in the field of guidance to determine what the experts consider a good guidance program for secondary schools; (2) means of a survey in the form of a questionnaire, to determine what is actually being done in guidance work in Texas Class A Schools; (3) arriving at a conclusion concerning good guidance work practices for four year, Class A High Schools in Texas.
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Interrelation of Personality Measurements

Interrelation of Personality Measurements

Date: August 1954
Creator: Pettit, Sophie L.
Description: The purpose of this paper is to investigate one method of understanding why man behaves as he does--personality tests.
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The Nature of the Group Structure of the Parkland Hospital School of Nursing

The Nature of the Group Structure of the Parkland Hospital School of Nursing

Date: August 1954
Creator: Bear, Martha M.
Description: This study is designed to investigate the nature of the group structure at the Parkland Hospital School of Nursing, Dallas, Texas.
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Preadolescent Developmental Tasks in Recent Fiction

Preadolescent Developmental Tasks in Recent Fiction

Date: August 1954
Creator: Franklin, Joseph M.
Description: The problem of this study is to determine if there are fictional books usable by teachers in helping preadolescent boys solve their problems of adjustment. The problem involves the analyses of twenty-five fiction books taken from those books listed by Virginia Bryson Blair in her study, "Directed Reading through the Library for Improving the Social Adjustment of Older Children."
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An Analytical Study of the Recreation Program of the Dallas County Juvenile Home Dallas, Texas

An Analytical Study of the Recreation Program of the Dallas County Juvenile Home Dallas, Texas

Date: August 1953
Creator: Taylor, Ralph R.
Description: "It has been the purpose of this study to make an analysis of the recreational program at the Dallas County Juvenile Home...certain conclusions concerning the recreational program have been reached. 1. The principles upon which the recreational program is based are in line with the recommendations of the National Recreation Association. 2. In practice, recreation in the Dallas County Juvenile Home has not reached maximum efficiency. 3. The program is built largely to fill the needs of the majority of the boys who are detained at the home. 4. The program has been modified in some cases to meet the needs of the individual groups. 5. The recreation program serves as a means for the boys to express themselves; therefore, the supervisors and the case workers are able to establish better rapport with each boy. 5. The better rapport with each boy enables the case worker to determine the proper placement of the boy. 7. Through the efforts of recreation many personality adjustments have been made. 8. The study shows that the majority or 51 percent of the boys chose yard play as a first choice of activities offered at the home. 9. Because of the maintained interest of the ...
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A Study to Determine the Soundness of Graduate Educational-administrative Courses Offered in Twenty-seven Southwestern Colleges and Universities

A Study to Determine the Soundness of Graduate Educational-administrative Courses Offered in Twenty-seven Southwestern Colleges and Universities

Date: June 1953
Creator: Thomas, R. Edward
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the soundness of the graduate educational-administration programs in the leading colleges and universities of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Colorado, and New Mexico, in the light of criteria derived from psychologies of learning, and the etiologies of desirable traits such as leadership. A second purpose for setting up such criteria is to have a basis from which to draw recommendations and suggestions for improvement.
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A Comparative Study of Special Education for Exceptional Children to Determine How Adequately Texas is Meeting the Psychological and Sociological Needs of Exceptional Chidren

A Comparative Study of Special Education for Exceptional Children to Determine How Adequately Texas is Meeting the Psychological and Sociological Needs of Exceptional Chidren

Date: 1953
Creator: Martineau, Hazel B.
Description: The problem of this study may be stated as follows: (1) to establish sound and acceptable principles and criteria for the special education of exceptional children, (2) to analyze the Texas plan of special education together with the plans of certain other selected states, (3) to determine how adequately the Texas plan is meeting the psychological and sociological needs of exceptional children.
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The Social Adjustment of Twenty-Two Children in a Fifth Grade

The Social Adjustment of Twenty-Two Children in a Fifth Grade

Date: 1953
Creator: Graham, Louise Smith
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine possible reasons for the poor social adjustment of twenty-two children in the fifth grade of the Robert E. Lee School, Denton, Texas.
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A Study to Determine a Sound, Positive Disciplinary Policy

A Study to Determine a Sound, Positive Disciplinary Policy

Date: 1953
Creator: Lee, Robert E.
Description: This is a study to determine a sound, positive disciplinary policy for secondary schools.
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Comparison of General Growth in Reading, when Taught by Three Different Specific Methods

Comparison of General Growth in Reading, when Taught by Three Different Specific Methods

Date: August 1952
Creator: Clark, Pearl Roberts
Description: The problem of this study is to determine by testing and observation which of three specific procedures for the improvement of general reading ability was the most effective when used with groups of sixth-grade children in the Bowie Elementary Schools.
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A Critical Evaluation of the Course for General Mathematics in Meeting the Needs of Youth as Revealed by Several Courses of Study and the Adopted Textbooks for Texas Schools

A Critical Evaluation of the Course for General Mathematics in Meeting the Needs of Youth as Revealed by Several Courses of Study and the Adopted Textbooks for Texas Schools

Date: August 1952
Creator: Armstrong, John H.
Description: This study is an attempt to determine how a course in general mathematics can satisfy some of the needs of youth. The purpose of this study is to find out how the course in general mathematics can be made to contribute effectively to pupil growth, and how well the present course is contributing to pupil growth.
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Desirability of Additional Comanche County School Consolidation

Desirability of Additional Comanche County School Consolidation

Date: August 1952
Creator: Helm, Jaye C.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine whether additional school consolidations in Comanche County will improve the educational opportunities of all students.
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