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An Evaluation of the Methods and the Philosophy of Teaching English in the Secondary Schools of Texas as Reported in The Texas Outlook, 1925-1940

An Evaluation of the Methods and the Philosophy of Teaching English in the Secondary Schools of Texas as Reported in The Texas Outlook, 1925-1940

Date: 1942
Creator: Smoot, Kate Owens
Description: This thesis is the report of an investigation to determine and to evaluate the methods and the philosophy of the teaching of English in the secondary schools of Texas.
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An Evaluation of the Out-of-School-Youth National Defense Program Number 4 in Texas

An Evaluation of the Out-of-School-Youth National Defense Program Number 4 in Texas

Date: 1942
Creator: Pierce, Albert A.
Description: The purpose of the evaluation is to determine, in a measure, the costs of the program, the interest shown in it, and the benefits derived from it. It is the further desire of the investigator to learn to what extent the program now fits into our educational system, and what changes may be necessary for the future use of the program in our educational system.
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An Evaluation of the Quanah High School, Quanah, Texas

An Evaluation of the Quanah High School, Quanah, Texas

Date: 1942
Creator: Forester, Joe A.
Description: The problem of this study is to evaluate the Quanah High School of Quanah, Texas, by the use of criteria for determining the characteristics of good secondary schools.
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An Evaluation of the Uses Made of the Radio in the Seventh Grade of the Schools of Hill County

An Evaluation of the Uses Made of the Radio in the Seventh Grade of the Schools of Hill County

Date: 1942
Creator: Kirkbride, Martha Frances Cargile
Description: It is the purpose of this study to make an investigation of the uses made of the radio in the seventh grade in the schools in Hill County, in an endeavor to make available to administrators and teachers the possibilities of radio as an educational medium, and also to suggest additional techniques of utilization.
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An Examination of Certain Theories and Tendencies in Teaching Arithmetic as Found in Various Educational Periodicals During the Period of 1934-1941

An Examination of Certain Theories and Tendencies in Teaching Arithmetic as Found in Various Educational Periodicals During the Period of 1934-1941

Date: 1942
Creator: Giles, O. E.
Description: The purpose of this study is to analyze certain recent trends in the teaching of arithmetic, particularly those trends which have dealt with the reconstruction of the curriculum, and to determine to what extent the advocated theories seem to have been put into practice in the elementary school, according to reports in various school magazines and bulletins.
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An Experimental Study in Developing Initiative in Children

An Experimental Study in Developing Initiative in Children

Date: 1942
Creator: Greene, Willie Clara
Description: The problem of this study is to find the causes for lack of initiative in a group of second grade pupils in the Era School, and to discover, from reading books and magazine articles, what techniques are most successful in developing initiative in the children.
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The Function of Mental Hygiene in the Curriculum of the Elementary School

The Function of Mental Hygiene in the Curriculum of the Elementary School

Date: 1942
Creator: Brashears, Willie Pearl
Description: The problem of this investigation is to determine the part that mental hygiene should and could assume in promoting the general efficiency of the educational program in the elementary grades.
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The Functions of Natural Science in the Curriculum of a Primary Group in Travis School, Mineral Wells, Texas

The Functions of Natural Science in the Curriculum of a Primary Group in Travis School, Mineral Wells, Texas

Date: 1942
Creator: Robinson, Birdie Viola
Description: The problem in this study is to determine the worth of natural science as an incentive to the learning of the retarded pupils in the group, and as a means of orienting the new pupils in the group.
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Implications of Dewey's Instrumentalism for Education

Implications of Dewey's Instrumentalism for Education

Date: 1942
Creator: Wright, Grace Bayless
Description: It is the purpose of this thesis to define and explain the educational philosophy of instrumentalism as developed by John Dewey.
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Philosophy in The Forsyte Saga

Philosophy in The Forsyte Saga

Date: 1942
Creator: Workman, Claudia Mae
Description: A study has been made of (1) the various philosophies of idealism and materialism, (2) the effects of these philosophies upon the life and thought of England in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and (3) the demonstration of these philosophies in John Galsworthy's The Forsyte Saga with a view to indicating the trends and tendencies in the philosophy of England which have helped to shape the personal and national life of the British people of today.
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Problems in Producing Visual Materials for Classroom Use

Problems in Producing Visual Materials for Classroom Use

Date: 1942
Creator: Reed, Gratton Francis
Description: The general purpose of this study and investigation is to prepare a suitable reference work on production and use of visual educational material. This study will aid the teacher who wishes to produce material in his community to serve as an aid to teaching.
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A Proposed Required Physical Education Program for Men in the North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas

A Proposed Required Physical Education Program for Men in the North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas

Date: 1942
Creator: Cobb, Fred
Description: The problem of this study was to formulate a required physical education program for men in the North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas.
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Recent Trends in the Field of Individual Guidance

Recent Trends in the Field of Individual Guidance

Date: 1942
Creator: Rogers, Viola Ann
Description: A study to investigate recent trends in guidance programs in schools for youth.
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The Relations Between the Legal Provisions for Education in Texas and Public School Administration

The Relations Between the Legal Provisions for Education in Texas and Public School Administration

Date: 1942
Creator: Browning, Voyd
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a survey of the relation between the legal provisions for education in Texas and the public school administration, to determine, if possible, whether these provisions provide for an adequate program meeting the educational needs of the children of the state. Legal provisions, in this instance, comprise both the constitutional provisions for education and the school laws passed to carry out these provisions.
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The Relationship between Social Maturity and Personality of Primary Pupils in Eight Elementary Schools of Wichita Falls, Texas

The Relationship between Social Maturity and Personality of Primary Pupils in Eight Elementary Schools of Wichita Falls, Texas

Date: 1942
Creator: Berry, Esther M.
Description: This investigation concerned two major interests of many classroom teachers today: the pupils' social maturity and their personality. The problem was to determine the apparent relationship between these two factors in pupils of the first, second, and third grades of eight elementary schools in Wichita Falls, Texas.
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The Relationship Between Theories Used in Dealing With Superior Children and the Growth of Democracy

The Relationship Between Theories Used in Dealing With Superior Children and the Growth of Democracy

Date: 1942
Creator: Solomon, Lily A.
Description: This study centers around the evolution in theory and practice used in dealing with superior children. The manner in which the growth of democracy has influenced this evolution is pointed out.
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The School Journey: an Evaluation of Techniques and Procedures

The School Journey: an Evaluation of Techniques and Procedures

Date: 1942
Creator: Williams, Uleta Ray
Description: The school journey is one of many visual aids in perceptual learning. It is not the purpose of the writer to over-estimate the values of this method of teaching, but to suggest it as one activity that meets the need of many individuals for growth and maturation, as well as a technique for capturing the educational values of direct contact with the world in which children live.
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Some Factors Involved in the Adoption of Children

Some Factors Involved in the Adoption of Children

Date: 1942
Creator: Boyd, Mae Wadley
Description: This study is made from a practical standpoint. I shall endeavor to answer some of the questions that may arise in the minds of prospective parents as they consider the adoption of a child. There are many questions that will not be answered because the problems involved are so broad and take in so many angles that it is impossible to consider them all. The central problem itself begins when prospective adoptive parents first consider adopting a child.
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A Study of Some Factors Influencing the Social-Economic-Political Attitudes of College Students

A Study of Some Factors Influencing the Social-Economic-Political Attitudes of College Students

Date: 1942
Creator: Hammett, Lee Seguin
Description: The problem of this thesis is to show the relationship between liberalism, radicalism, conservatism and certain associated factors.
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A Study of the Constancy and Variability of Various Phases of Growth in the Primary Grades

A Study of the Constancy and Variability of Various Phases of Growth in the Primary Grades

Date: 1942
Creator: Meadows, Margaret L.
Description: This study at hand has two main purposes: (1) a survey of the constancy of the results of four years of group intelligence testing in three schools of Denton, Texas: the Robert E. Lee School, the Sam Houston School, and the Teachers College Demonstration School; and (2) a study of the variability of academic and social growth in one elementary school grade.
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A Study of the Relation Between School and Out-of-School Life of a Group of National Youth Administration Girls

A Study of the Relation Between School and Out-of-School Life of a Group of National Youth Administration Girls

Date: 1942
Creator: Robinson, Emma
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the relation between school and after-school life of a group of fifty National Youth Administration girls located in a N.Y.A. Resident Center at Anson, Texas.
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A Study to Determine the Curriculum Changes Needed, If Any, to Provide a Standard Vocational High School for the Waco State Home, Waco, Texas

A Study to Determine the Curriculum Changes Needed, If Any, to Provide a Standard Vocational High School for the Waco State Home, Waco, Texas

Date: 1942
Creator: Reed, Walter L.
Description: The purpose of the study is to make a survey of criteria for a general high school vocational program, to evaluate the vocational program of the Waco State Home High School in this respect, and to make recommendations, where thought necessary, for needed changes in the curriculum.
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A Suggested Sequence for Using Six Primers Adopted by the State of Texas, Based on the Number of Common Word-Meanings

A Suggested Sequence for Using Six Primers Adopted by the State of Texas, Based on the Number of Common Word-Meanings

Date: 1942
Creator: Hildreth, Rosana Bucher
Description: The present study is an analysis of six primers adopted for use in the public schools of Texas with the idea of comparing word-meanings used in the six books in order to find out possible sequences for the use of the books.
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A Survey of the Interests of Children in the Sixth Grade and a Suggested Program of Work Based upon These Interests

A Survey of the Interests of Children in the Sixth Grade and a Suggested Program of Work Based upon These Interests

Date: 1942
Creator: Dalton, Mary Roberta Payne
Description: The dual purpose of this study is to survey the interests of boys and girls who are in the sixth grade and to suggest a program of school work based upon these interests. The writer presents the study with the hope that it will contribute to a better understanding of what children's interests are and the part they should play in planning the curriculum and complete school program.
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