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The Effect of the Note-test System of Teaching Basic College Chemistry on Student Achievement, Attitude, and Critical Thinking Ability
The problem of this study was to determine the relative effectiveness of the note-test system and the traditional lecture system of teaching basic college chemistry. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278930/
The Effect of Self Concept and Various Conceptual and Physical Practice Methods Upon the Performance of a Selected Basketball Motor Skill
The problem investigated was the effect of various methods of conceptual, physical, and conceptual-physical practice procedures upon performance of the basketball motor skill of foul shooting. The sub-problem under investigation was the effect of self-concept upon the performance of foul shooting. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279047/
Effects of Frustration Tolerance Training on Young Institutionalized Retarded Children
The major problem investigated was to ascertain the extent to which a training program designed specifically to increase frustration tolerance would reduce selected behavioral problems in institutionalized mentally retarded children. Of lesser importance was the problem of examining the extent to which the prescribed training program had differential effects on brain-injured and non-brain-injured retarded children. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278989/
An Investigation of the Effectiveness of Programed Learning in the Teaching of Harmonic Dictation in a Beginning College Music Theory Course
The problem of the study was to investigate the comparative effectiveness of two methods of teaching harmonic dictation to beginning college music students. The methods were (1) the conventional teacher-classroom approach as suggested by Robert Ottman's Elementary Harmony, and (2) a linear programed book to be used in conjunction with a series of tape recordings. This volume is Harmonic Dictation, a Programed Text. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278296/
The Course Content of Life, Earth, and Physical Science Programs in Selected Texas Junior High Schools
The purpose of the study was to determine the agreement between reported levels of emphasis of course content topics suitable for the junior high school and the optimum level of emphasis as it was recommended by Texas science supervisors and national science education specialists. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278265/
A Study of the Texas Supervisor of Secondary Student Teachers
The problem of this study was to determine the status and practices of supervisors of secondary student teachers in Texas colleges and universities and to compare these practices with those practices recommended by national authorities in the field of student teaching. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278164/
The Predictive Validities, as Measured by Multiple Correlation, of Certain Mathematics Grades and a Test Battery Using Academic Achievement as Criteria
The problem of this study was to determine the predictive validities, as measured by multiple correlation, of certain mathematics course grades and the American College Test (ACT) battery when various achievement criteria were used. This study had a two-fold purpose: (1) to determine measures which could be used effectively to predict academic achievement in college mathematics, and (2) to determine whether the multiple correlation between selected predictors and each criterion were significant. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278109/
Hyperphenylalaninemia and Mental Retardation : The Effects of a High Maternal Phenylalanine Blood Concentration on Mouse Offspring
This study was concerned with setting up a similar situation wherein pregnant mice had an abnormally high phenylalanine metabolism. Through physical and intellectual assessment of their offspring, it would then be possible to determine what effects the abnormal metabolism had during pregnancy and whether or not a restricted diet need be resumed at that time. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131216/
Liberality toward the Negro as Related to Classification and School of Study
The purpose of the present study is to measure the amount of liberality of college students, freshman through graduate, in the schools of psychology and business administration at North Texas State University, toward the Negro. This purpose was accomplished through the use of a variation of the semantic differential which was developed by C. E. Osgood to measure the meaning of various concepts. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131052/
Contrasts in Selective Variables between Sociometrically High and Sociometrically Low Third Pupils
This study was designed to contrast the differences between sociometrically high and sociometrically low individuals, in regard to nine selected variables which were considered to differentiate between these individuals. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131047/
The Goodenough Draw-A-Man Test as a Measure of Interpersonal Adjustment
Since the premises and history of the Draw-A-Man (DAM) seem to indicate a relationship between this technique and adjustment/maladjustment, and since Leary defines maladjustment in terms of interpersonal behavior, the problem to be studied is to attempt to quantitatively relate DAM scores with some objective measure of social adjustment or maladjustment in children. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131071/
The Effects of Induced Anxiety and Levels of IPAT Anxiety on a Gestalt Closure Task
It was proposed that a study be done to investigate the problem of relating anxiety to the phenomenon of Gestalt closure. This study problem sought to demonstrate a systematic relationship between Gestalt closure, in terms of accuracy and speed, and possible interaction between levels of anxiety and induction of anxiety. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131074/
Some Differences in Reactions to Soothing and Exciting Music
This study is concerned with the measurable physiological changes in human beings in the presence of musical stimuli. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131096/
Personality Factors and Psycho-social Conditions Related to Troublemaking Behavior in Normal Institutionalized Children
The problem of the present study was to discover the relationship of personality factors and certain psycho-social conditions related to the troublemaking behavior of normal institutionalized children. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131005/
Comparison of Male and Female Homosexuals and Heterosexuals on the Masculinity/Femininity Scale of the Minnesota Multi-Phasic Personality Inventory
In the present study it was hypothesized that male homosexuals would score significantly higher on the Masculinity/ Femininity scale of the Minnesota Multi-Phasic Personality Inventory than would heterosexual men and that female homosexuals would score significantly higher on the Masculinity/ Femininity scale of the Minnesota Multi-Phasic Personality Inventory than would heterosexual females. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131068/
The Relationship of Expectancy of Success to Objective Probability and Consequences of Performance
The work reviews a article published by N. T. Feather about five approaches which relate to the analysis of behavior in a choice situation where a decision is made between alternatives having different subjective probabilities of attainment. The relationship between choice potential and success probability is affect by the type of situation in which the choice is made. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130923/
A Study of the Effect of Heterogeneous Grouping as Opposed to Homogeneous Grouping for Language Development of Severely Retarded Students
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of heterogeneous grouping and homogeneous grouping in the language development of severely retarded students. A further purpose was to determine how beneficial either of the grouping procedures would be for this level of student. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130978/
A Study of Incidental Learning in a Classroom Type Situation
This paper contends that, like children of average intelligence, there is a degree of material that will be learned by the retardate, even if his attention is not directly brought to bear upon that material. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130962/
The Effectiveness of Teacher Observed Behavioral and Academic Traits as Predictors of Reading Difficulty in a Third Grade Population
The objective of this study was to determine the predictive efficacy of teacher assessments of behavioral and academic traits thought highly associated with reading difficulty, and to single out from teacher assessments those most effective for prediction. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130911/
Effects of Praise and Reproof on Digit-symbol Task Performance of Institutionalized and Non-institutionalized Children
The problem of the present study was to investigate the effects of verbal praise and reproof on digit-symbol task performances of two groups of children. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130998/
The Relationship between Clothing Interest and Self-Concept in Female Undergraduate College Students
This study sought to examine the relationship between the variable of clothing interest and the five self-concept variables or scales. These are defensive positiveness, general maladjustment, psychosis, personality disorder, and neurosis similarity in scale score to a neurotic population. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130941/
Factor Analysis of Anxiety and Several Behavioral Indices
This study was concerned with the relationship among anxiety scores and four selected measures of behavior in school children and attempted to determine how many factors are involved when such measures are obtained. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130960/
Conflict in Children Related to the Number of Choice Alternatives
The purposes of the present study are to attempt to discover if there is a predictable relationship between conflict and an increase in the number of choice alternatives, to specifically determine if this hypothesized relationship exists in a predictable order in children, to endeavor to show that this hypothesized relationship is such that generalization of application to a natural environment is credible, and to attempt to discover if there are sex differences that may influence this relationship. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130935/
The Use of the Rorschach Test in Evaluating Intellectual Levels of Functioning Between Normals and Mental Retardates
The purpose of the present study was to determine the differences in certain Rorschach Test variables obtained from normal, mildly retarded, and moderately retarded boys and girls. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130990/
Differences between High and Low Creative University Students on an Objective Measure of Personality
This study was conducted to determine if high-creative college students differ from low-creative college students on an objective measure of personality. An additional purpose was to determine if university drama majors are more creative than non-drama majors. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130929/
The Development of a Projective Drawing Technique to Assess Id, Ego and Superego Interaction
The problem of the present study was threefold: 1) to devise a projective drawing analysis technique which would assess the operationally defined psychoanalytic concepts of id, ego, and superego, 2) to devise a preliminary scoring technique, and 3) to investigate the relationship between the drawings and the original clinical scales of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131226/
The effects of a structured and nonpermissive play therapy program on a group of profoundly and severly retarded children
The primary problem of this thesis is to determine the effect of a modified, structured, and basically non-permissive play therapy program upon the intellectual, social, and behavioral level of a group of profoundly and severely retarded children. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130809/
Relationships Between Self-Actualization and Sociometric Status for Adolescents
It was the purpose of this present investigation to display the tentative relationships between self-actualization and sociometric status of adolescent school students. In light of the theoretical and related literature presented, the following hypotheses were posited: 1) students who are high sociometrically will evidence higher personal orientation inventory (POI) means than the middle or low groups on more positive POI scales and 2) students who are low or middle sociometrically will evidence higher POI means than the high group on the major negative POI scales. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130856/
Prediction of Improvement in Psychiatric Patients.
This thesis investigates to what extent a self-concept measure may contribute to predicting which patients in a hospital are most likely to profit from treatment. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130810/
A Study of Rorschach Intellectual Indicators in Adolescents
There seems to be a need for further exploration in this area for the purpose of clarifying which Rorschach indices are indicators of intelligence. R. W. W%, D%, F+%, A%, H, H%, M, and N have each been selected for statistical analysis on the basis of one or more of these three factors: (1) Rorschach, Klopfer and Kelly, and Beck have stated that the index is an indicator of intelligence, (2) extensive definition of the index implies some relation to intelligence, (3) past literature indicates that the index correlates positively with intelligence. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130844/
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 Study to Determine Sound Principles for Custodial Service in the Small School
The purpose of this study is to determine sound principles for custodial service in the small school. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130223/
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/
A Study of the Relationships Between the Wechsler Bellevue Intelligence Scale and the Kuder Preference Record-Personal
The problem consists of investigating relationships between the Wechsler Bellevue Intelligence Scale, Form I, and the Kuder Preference Record-Personal. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130237/
A Study to Determine the Best Educational Policy for Interpreting the School to the Community in Latin-American Areas
The purpose of this study is to determine the best policy for interpreting the school to the community in Latin-American areas. Special effort will be made to develop a sound public relations policy and to apply this policy in a Latin-American situation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130253/
The Role of the Social Studies in the Integrating Curriculum of Secondary Schools
The purpose of this study is to make an investigation of the place of the social studies in an integrating curriculum with the objective of determining their value and ways and means of using the social studies to achieve integrating individuals. Attention is directed to the need and nature of an integrating program, to the values of the social studies as an integrating agent, and to ways and means of using the social studies in this manner. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130267/
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/
A Study to Determine a Sound Plan of Using the Ferris Community Resources as Instructional Aids
The problem of this study is to determine a sound plan of using community resources as instructional aids in the school. The purpose of the study is threefold: first, to discover criteria of soundness relative to the use of community resources; second, to discover local resources which could be utilized; and third, to determine how the resources could be used as instructional aids according to criteria. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130261/
Comparison of General Growth in Reading, when Taught by Three Different Specific Methods
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130271/
A Study to Determine a Sound Program of Pre-Service Education for Teachers for Life Adjustment Schools
This is a study to determine a sound method of pre-service education for teachers of life adjustment schools. For many years some of the leading educations have seen the need to revise the public schools to improve the quality of living in a democratic society. With the assumption that this change is necessary in order to quip the individuals with the tools for making adjustments to existing and impending life situations, a new type of teacher may be required. For the improvement of teachers and leaders, the schools, colleges, and departments of education must assume major responsibilities, for through them will come practically all of the teachers and administrators who will have a part in determining the course of education. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130247/
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/
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/
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/
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 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/
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 Relationship of Family Size upon Friendship Choices in the First Six Grades of the Northwest Elementary School, Justin, Texas
It is the purpose of this study to determine if there is any difference in the choice of friends of children in smaller families as related to those in larger families. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130217/
A Comparative Study of the Reading Ability Scores of Boys and Girls in the Third Grade of the Graham, Texas, Elementary School
For eighty years psychologists have investigated problems touching upon reading ability. It is the purpose of this study to determine if there is any significant difference in the reading ability of boys and girls in the third grade. If such differences are found to exist, an attempt will be made to explain the cause. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130263/
An Evaluation of the Professional Training of Secondary School Principals at North Texas State College:1939-1949
The purpose of the study is to trace the origin and development of the public school principalship, to present past and present certification standards for the principalship as expressed by leading educators and certifying officials in the various states, and to select a group of graduates of North Texas State College and measure their training and aptitudes against those stated. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130229/
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/
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