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Stimulus Values of the Bender Visual Motor Gestalt Test Designs
The purpose of this study is to investigate differences in the stimulus value of the Bender Gestalt designs. It is concerned with both differences in structural values and affective values of the nine figures. The investigation is primarily concerned with the reliability of such differences, and secondarily with the general nature of the differences in stimulus value. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108028/
Psychological Sex and Sociometric Nomination
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship of the psychological sex role of a person making sociometric nominations to the psychological sex role of such persons nominated. It was hypothesized that similar psychological and biological sexed persons would choose each other as friends and that similar psychological but opposite biological sexed persons would reject each other as non-friends. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108036/
Signs of Paranoid Schizophrenic Behavior on the Bender-Gestalt Test
The problem of this study was to isolate a constellation of "signs" or items of behavior of individuals on the Bender-Gestalt test and to determine if these signs will discriminate significantly between one patient category, paranoid schizophrenia, and three other major diagnostic categories. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108038/
A Study to Determine to What Extent the Students and Recent Alumni of Robstown High School Think the School is Meeting the Imperative Needs of Youth
The problem set forth is a study to determine to what extent the students and recent alumni of Robstown High School think the school is meeting the imperative needs of youth. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130252/
A Study to Determine a Sound Basis for Administering the Extra-Class Activities
The purpose of the study is two-fold: (1) to determine a sound basis for the administration of extra-curricular activities in a secondary school and (2) to evaluate practices and procedures of forty high school administrators in administering extra-curricular activities to determine the extent to which they meet accepted criteria in the field. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130254/
A Comparative Study of the Educational Growth and Personal Characteristics of Children from Broken Homes and of Children from Normal Homes
The problem herein undertaken is to compare the educational growth and personal characteristics of children from broken homes with those of children from normal homes. Plans were made to carry out the study described herein. If the broken home had any effect, could it be determined and measured in such a manner as to draw reasonable conclusions? An investigation was made to determine the effect, if any, which the broken home was having on the children in the school. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130258/
The Effect that Socio-Economic Status has upon the Intelligence and Achievement of 120 Fourth-Grade Pupils
The purpose of this study is to determine the effect that socio-economic status has upon the intelligence and achievement of 120 fourth-grade pupils. Ninety of the fourth-grade pupils were enrolled in the Denison Elementary Schools, Denison, Texas, and thirty of the fourth-grade pupils were enrolled in an independent school, one mile outside the Denison city limits. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130262/
The Determination of the Relationship between Reading Skills and Personality Development
The purpose of the study is to show that personality adjustments and reading skills have a decided connection in the development of the individual, for with enunciation, pronunciation, and oral interpretation of the printed page come greater confidence, self-expression, and poise. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130270/
Evaluating Textual Material for Developmental Tasks
The problem of this study is to demonstrate a method of evaluating situations in textual materials that may assist pre-adolescent children in achieving certain developmental tasks. The problem involves the analysis of fifty stories taken from five state-adopted readers on the sixth-grade level, as well as the development of criteria for making such an analysis. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130326/
An Evaluation of the Aims, Methods, and Accomplishments of Certain Teacher Organizations
The purpose of this study is (1) to determine the fundamental differences in the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association and (2) to evaluate these organizations in terms of criteria basic to the organization of any group. It is hoped that a microscopic analysis and evaluation of these two teacher organizations, representing both union and non-union groups, will cast some beneficial light upon weaknesses and strong points of both groups and result in recommendations which will be of benefit in the work of individual teachers as well as to the organizations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130296/
A Study to Determine a Sound Occupational Counseling Program as a Phase of Business Teaching
This study had as its sole purpose the outlining of sound procedures for the business teacher to follow in occupational counseling. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130250/
A Program of Films for Teaching in the Primary Grades of the Louisiana Public Schools
The purpose of this study is to provide a compiled list of Louisiana primary motion pictures and their locations for the Louisiana primary teachers. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75398/
The Function of Dramatization in the Elementary School
The purpose of this study is to make an investigation into the studies made and judgment expressed concerning the function of dramatization in the elementary school. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75396/
A Study of Relationships Between Socio-Economic Status, Popularity, Achievement, and Personality in the Fifth Grade of the Sanger Public School, Sanger, Texas
The purpose which guided the writer in the conducting of this study was a desire to determine the existence of any relationships which might be perceptible among such traits and considerations as socio-economic status, popularity at school, general scholastic achievement, and traits of personality as they were found in a group of fifth-grade pupils enrolled in the public school of Sanger, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75400/
A Study of the Elementary Science Programs in Leading Schools of Texas and Other Southern States as Compared with the Course of Study from the Thirty-First Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education
The problem, to make a study of the elementary science programs in leading schools of Texas and other Southern states as compared with the course of study from the Thirty-first Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, was chosen as a result of the realization that elementary science has not been given the place in the curriculum that it should have. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75405/
Is There an Answer to the Current Lack of a Satisfying Philosophy Among the American People?
This study will seek to show that what appears to be the cause of a lack of a satisfying philosophy among the American people, as evidenced by restless, disintegrating behavior of individuals, is in reality the effect of such a lack. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75409/
To Determine the Status, Methods of Conducting, Functions, and Desirability of Literary Activities in the Programs of Secondary Schools of Central West-Texas
This study was made for the purpose of determining the status and methods of conducting non-athletic extra-curricular activities in the secondary schools of Central West-Texas with the hope that the findings may prove valuable to school boards and administrators in setting up standards for evaluating their activity programs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75404/
Analysis of Content and Methods of Teaching Poetry to Children
The purpose of this study is to analyze the history and development of children's poetry, and to present helpful suggestions in subject matter and activities for teaching poetry to children. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75402/
A History of Credit Unions in the United States
The purpose of this thesis is to present a history of the founding, operation, and growth of the credit union movement in the United States, with special emphasis placed on the benefits and services such an organization can render to the thousands and thousands of employees who are classed in the realm of small or moderate income brackets. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75403/
Study of Some Factors Related to Mutual Friendship on the High School Level
This study has been made for the purpose of determining the similarities and dissimilarities in certain factors related to mutual friendships. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53398/
A Study of the Effect of Group Guidance Classes on the Attitudes and Personal Adjustments of Sophomore High School Girls
The purpose of this study is (1) to develop criteria by statistical methods which will show the extent of gain in personality development through a specific guidance program, and (2) to show by comparison the differences in the scores of instructed groups and those of uninstructed groups. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53426/
The Challenge to the Operation of the Philosophy of Laissez-Faire
The problem of this study is to make an appraisal of laissez-faire, and its aims, methods, and accomplishments in its rise to pinnacle heights, its philosophy, and finally its decline in the maelstrom of society demanding more security, today, than ever before, in our standards of economy and living. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53425/
Future Farmers and Non-Classified Students in Pottawatomie County High Schools
This study has been made for the purpose of determining what relationships exist between 4-H Club membership and Future Farmers of America Club membership and the grades, extra-curricular activities, and the future education, which includes specifically college training and post-graduate work done in high schools. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53436/
Developing a Reading Readiness Program in Douglas School, Tyler, Texas
The purpose of this study is to develop a readiness program which will be an aid in eliminating many failures in reading and to help the children be happy while learning to read. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53427/
A Study to Determine a Curriculum Pattern Based on Field Psychology
This is a study to determine a curriculum pattern based on field psychology. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130220/
A Comparative Study of the Appeal in Favorite Comics and Favorite Fiction, as Reported by Ninth-grade Pupils in the James P. Elder Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas
The problem of this study is to compare certain elements of appeal in favorite comic books and favorite books of fiction read by 384 ninth-grade pupils in the J. P. Elder Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas, during a three-months period from November 7, 1949, to February 7, 1950. The purpose of this investigation is to ascertain whether the same elements of appeal are common to both types of reading, and whether they compare favorably with the findings of other investigations reported in literature on the subject. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130222/
A Study to Determine Democratic Practices in the Pilot Point, Texas, High School
The purpose of this investigation was to reveal certain strong and weak points in the school's program, so that corrective measures might be administered for the betterment of the pupils, the staff, and the community in general. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130224/
The Effect of Individual Guidance on Maladjusted Children with Respect to Personality Development and Achievement in Reading
The purpose of the study is to discover the maladjusted children in one first-grade classroom; to diagnose the behavior problems of the pupils by means of the case study procedure; to present methods of remedial treatment to eliminate the maladjustment; to set up a guidance program that will help individual maladjusted children adjust themselves; to provide information that will he useful to teachers in dealing with maladjusted children. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130212/
A Comparative Study of the Arithmetical Achievement Made by Boys and Girls of the Seventh Grade of Ozona Junior High School, Ozona Texas
The primary purpose of the study was to determine, scientifically, if there is any significant difference between the ability of boys in the seventh grade and the ability of girls in the same grade to retain arithmetical ideas, facts, and processes. A second purpose was to investigate the causes of differences that were found to exist. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107900/
A Comparison of the Differences in the Response of Identical Twins to Rorschach's Test
The purpose of this study was to determine, by use of the Rorschach, any differences in the personality structures of two groups of identical twin subjects. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108104/
A Comparative Study of Anxiety between Science and Art Majors
The purpose of this study is to determine the levels of anxiety in college freshmen and seniors from the Departments of Science and Art at North Texas State College by using the Taylor Manifest Anxiety Scale. It is hoped that the findings uncovered by this study will be of help to others interested in investigating and exploring this area. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108078/
Use of a Level of Aspiration Technique with Academically Successful and Unsuccessful College Sophomores
The problem of this thesis is the degree of aspiration (level of aspiration) exhibited by students with high or low levels of academic performance. With these levels established by the use of a standardized test designed for this purpose, this study is concerned more specifically with testing two hypotheses. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108110/
Anxiety in Jailees as Indicated by the Rorschach Test
This study concerns an evaluation of anxiety levels in jailees awaiting trial in a county jail. Detecting anxiety which had been overtly controlled, and apparently hidden called for the use of a projective technique. Such an instrument would have the additional advantage of minimizing the effect of the observer upon the observed. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108098/
Desirability of Additional Comanche County School Consolidation
The purpose of this study is to determine whether additional school consolidations in Comanche County will improve the educational opportunities of all students. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130280/
The Use of Music Activities with Retarded Latin-American Children
The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the use of certain music activities in meeting some of the needs peculiar to a group of older, retarded Latin-American children. It is an effort to determine whether certain music activities may or may not help to give Latin-American children a more satisfying school experience and better equip them to live in the Anglo-American society of which they have become a part. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130292/
The Relationship of Coaches and Administrators in Class A Schools of Region Three of the University Interscholastic League of Texas
The purpose of this study is to determine what should be the relationship between coaches and administrators in Class A schools of Region Three. The study attempts to accumulate and interpret information relative to the duties, the responsibilities, the policies, the procedures, the professional status, and the social and personal relationship of coaches and administrators in this region. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83746/
Book Selection Practices in a Selected Number of Secondary and Junior High School Libraries
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107892/
What Changes in the Decatur Elementary School Curriculum should be Made to Meet the Needs of the Maladjusted Child
The problem of this thesis is to study the types, causes, and effects of maladjustments found in analyzing certain pupils of the sixth grade. Also the problem seeks to determine why the present curriculum is not meeting the needs of these maladjusted children of the Decatur Elementary School. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130248/
An Evaluation of the Saint Jo Elementary School and some Recommendations for Improvement
The problem in this study is to present as accurately as possible the status of the Saint Jo Elementary School in Saint Jo, Texas, and to suggest recommendations for the improvement of this school. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83757/
Improving Reading in a Third Grade
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83706/
A Study of the Reading-Readiness Program in the Elementary Schools of Collin County to Determine the Extent to Which it is Planned to Meet Present Educational Theory
The purpose of this study is to make an investigation of the reading readiness program of the elementary schools in Collin County, Texas, to determine whether the program is planned in accord with modern theories of education, or administered in the traditional manner of considering the subject. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96894/
Some Effects of a Reading-Readiness Program on First-Grade Children
The problem of this investigation was to determine the number of children who are ready to read when they enter first grade and the number ready to read after a reading-readiness program. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97032/
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
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130304/
A Comparative Study of the Cost of Operating the Rural High Schools of Collin County Before and After Gilmer-Aikin Legislation
Inasmuch as it has been assumed by the people of the State of Texas that the cost of operating the public school systems has risen since the Gilmer-Aikin Bills have gone into effect, the purpose of this study is to determine just what cost items have increased and to what extent. There are many cost items to be considered in the operation of a public school, and they have varied from year to year since the beginning of public school operation. This study attempts to determine those increased cost items in rural high schools which can be contributed directly to the passage of the Gilmer-Aikin Bills. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130260/
A Comparative Study of the Philosophy of Certain Authors Relative to Reading Readiness
The problem of this investigation is to determine the amount of agreement or disagreement in the philosophies of certain authors relative to reading readiness in the first grade. Comparative data are included on evidences of the need for reading-readiness program, major factors involved, and desirable types of activities. The purpose of the study is to determine the apparent agreement or disparity found in current educational literature. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130348/
The Rorsach as an Indicator of Intelligence in Seventh-Grade Children
This study was undertaken in the belief that a greater relationship would be revealed between the Rorschach and intelligence test scores if the factors in the Rorschach which have been found in the past to be related to intelligence could be compared as a whole with scores obtained on mental tests. The purpose of this study was to determine whether it could be demonstrated that a higher degree of relationship does exist between several of the Rorschach factors, considered as a whole, and intelligence as revealed by the California Test of Mental Maturity. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108042/
Significant Philosophies of the Mind
The purpose of this study is to collect information on the significant philosophies of the mind and make a comparison of these concepts and their relation to education, religion, and morals. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75524/
An Evaluation of the New Boston Secondary School
The purpose of this study is to determine the weak points and the strong point of the secondary school in New Boston, Texas, and to offer suggestions for improvement. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83340/
An Experimental Course in Elementary Science for the Intermediate Grades
It is the purpose of this thesis to show as nearly as possible how a course in elementary science was worked out and carried on to meet the interests and needs of the pupils in a small rural school. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83343/
A Comparative Study of the Personality of Town Pupils and School Bus Pupils in the Elementary Grades
The major purpose of the study is to reveal, by means of comparison, the extent to which the Town Group of pupils and the School Bus Group of pupils of the elementary grades (fourth to seventh inclusive) of the Decatur, Texas, Public School are adjusting to the problems and conditions which confront them in the Decatur school and community, and the extent to which they are developing a normal, happy, and socially effective personality. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83344/
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