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Textbook Suitability for the Industrial Arts Program in Texas

Textbook Suitability for the Industrial Arts Program in Texas

Date: August 1959
Creator: McCain, Jerry Clay
Description: The problem of this study was to determine the degree of suitability for instructional purposes of the state-adopted industrial arts textbooks in a sound industrial arts program in the public secondary schools of Texas.
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Selected Factors of Group Interaction and their Relation with Leadership Performance

Selected Factors of Group Interaction and their Relation with Leadership Performance

Date: August 1956
Creator: Lanning, Frank W.
Description: The purpose of this study lies in its attempt to contribute to the understanding of leadership in small groups of boys in a conceptual framework that considers leadership as a dynamic interacting process rather than the summation of individual traits.
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Stability of Interest of College Students

Stability of Interest of College Students

Date: August 1956
Creator: Pollan, William D.
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the stability of interest of male and female students at the various age levels in the School of Education of North Texas State Collage, Denton, Texas. To be more specific, the problem is to determine the relationship of age, sex, or both upon stability of interest.
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An Analytical and Descriptive Technique for Rating Student Teachers

An Analytical and Descriptive Technique for Rating Student Teachers

Date: June 1957
Creator: Latham, James L.
Description: The problem of this study was to develop an analytical and descriptive technique for rating the performances of student teachers. In order to arrive at a solution to this problem, the following sub-problems were to be solved; namely, 1. To develop and validate a set of criteria for describing and rating the performances of student teachers; 2. To develop and validate a descriptive rating scale utilizing those criteria; 3. To develop a technique for using this descriptive rating scale; 4. To establish reliability of the instrument and to demonstrate the ability of the instrument to perform its intended functions.
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An Analysis of Certain Factors Associated with Financing Capital Outlay for Texas Public Schools

An Analysis of Certain Factors Associated with Financing Capital Outlay for Texas Public Schools

Date: June 1956
Creator: Herndon, Allen James
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the desirable characteristics of a sound program for financing Texas public school buildings--commensurate with need and with an equitable relation between state and local effort.
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The Relationship of Leadership Experiences in High School to Leadership Participation in Community Activities

The Relationship of Leadership Experiences in High School to Leadership Participation in Community Activities

Date: August 1958
Creator: Marks, Melvin Glenn
Description: The problem of this study was stated in the form of a question: What is the relationship of leadership roles occupied in high school to leadership roles occupied during the first ten post graduate years and what are the possible implications for the improvement of education for leadership? The accepted hypothesis was that the occupying of leadership roles in high school does lay the foundation for occupying community leadership roles.
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Effectiveness of the Undergraduate Curriculum in Teacher Education in Developing Desired Teaching Competencies

Effectiveness of the Undergraduate Curriculum in Teacher Education in Developing Desired Teaching Competencies

Date: August 1959
Creator: Turkett, Arlie Keith
Description: The purpose of this study is to identify and evaluate the competencies that a person who desires to teach should possess in order to be an effective classroom teacher. Identification of these competencies will be made from evidence obtained through a consensus of student's opinions, these opinions to be solicited from students currently enrolled in courses required for a major in elementary education, and from the consensus of faculty members who ware currently teaching these courses.
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The Relationship between Personality Traits and Preferences for Instructional Methods

The Relationship between Personality Traits and Preferences for Instructional Methods

Date: August 1959
Creator: Patterson, Howard Roscoe
Description: The purpose of this study is to develop an instrument that will measure student preference toward different classroom teaching methods; and to test whether significant differences exist between each of the Guilford-Zimmerman Temperament Survey scales for individuals preferring group-oriented and lecture-oriented instruction.
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Relationship between Aptitudes and Major Fields of Study

Relationship between Aptitudes and Major Fields of Study

Date: January 1957
Creator: Nicksick, Theodore
Description: As new measures of aptitude are devised, their implications to education are a fertile source for research. All facets of aptitudes as they relate to education are explored. This study is concerned with such exploration in that it investigates the relationships between aptitudes, as measured by the General Aptitude Test Battery and selected major fields of study at North Texas State College, Denton, Texas. The major fields of study selected for this research are Accounting, Business Education, Elementary Education, Industrial Arts and Marketing.
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A Study of Certain Variabiles and their Implication in the Vocational Rehabilitation Training of Veteran Trainees

A Study of Certain Variabiles and their Implication in the Vocational Rehabilitation Training of Veteran Trainees

Date: August 1958
Creator: Mathews, Quinten Snow
Description: When one group of disabled individuals finishes their vocational rehabilitation training programs and another group, almost as large in number, fails to complete their courses one wonders whether there are significant differences in the two groups. The problem in this study is to determine if the two groups differ significantly in certain identifiable characteristics. The identifiable characteristics are some important objective variables that are utilized in the vocational rehabilitation training of disabled veterans.
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A Study to Determine a Sound Pattern of Teacher Education for Teachers for Modern Public Schools of a Democracy

A Study to Determine a Sound Pattern of Teacher Education for Teachers for Modern Public Schools of a Democracy

Date: August 1956
Creator: Kearns, James Kell
Description: The problem is to develop a sound pattern of teacher education that will produce teachers capable of functioning adequately in modern public schools of a democracy.
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A Study to Determine the Relationships between Growth in Interest and Achievement of Hight School Science Students and Science Teacher Attitudes, Preparation, and Experience

A Study to Determine the Relationships between Growth in Interest and Achievement of Hight School Science Students and Science Teacher Attitudes, Preparation, and Experience

Date: August 1957
Creator: Taylor, Thomas Wayne
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the relationships between (1) growth in interest and achievement of high school science students and (2) attitudes, preparation, and experience of science teachers. The study encompasses grades nine through twelve, inclusive, in a sample of Texas accredited public high schools.
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A Plan of Christian Higher Education for Arkansas Baptists

A Plan of Christian Higher Education for Arkansas Baptists

Date: June 1957
Creator: Kirkman, Ralph Everett
Description: The primary problem in this study was to develop a comprehensive long-range plan for Arkansas Baptists to use as a guide in meeting their needs in the field of Christian higher education. These needs were viewed in two ways: 1. Need as related to the purposes and philosophy of Christian higher education of Southern Baptists; 2. Need as related to the number of persons to be served.
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Considerations in Selecting, Developing, and Validating Laboratory Experience Units in General Biology for Prospective Elementary School Teachers

Considerations in Selecting, Developing, and Validating Laboratory Experience Units in General Biology for Prospective Elementary School Teachers

Date: August 1956
Creator: Syrocki, Boleslaus John, 1912-
Description: The primary purpose of this study was to develop the considerations and techniques for the selection, development, and validation of laboratory experience units in general biology for prospective elementary school teachers. The completed laboratory experience unites developed in this study may serve as resources of activities for college instructors who teach general biology to undergraduate majors in elementary education. For purposes of this study the laboratory experience unites were centered about those principles of general biology which an elementary school teacher should understand in order to teach about plants and animals.
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A Study to Determine Sound Methods of Teaching High School Geography

A Study to Determine Sound Methods of Teaching High School Geography

Date: 1950
Creator: Bales, Robert H.
Description: The purpose of this study is to endeavor to formulate a sound method of teaching geography so that it may contribute to intelligent problem solving in our democratic way of life.
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The Purpose and Techniques of Supervisory Evaluation of Instruction with Particular Reference to Secondary Mathematics

The Purpose and Techniques of Supervisory Evaluation of Instruction with Particular Reference to Secondary Mathematics

Date: August 1958
Creator: Rollins, James Hendrix
Description: The purpose of this study is to investigate the purposes and techniques of supervisory evaluation of instruction with particular reference to secondary mathematics.
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Leadership Concepts of Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Students

Leadership Concepts of Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Students

Date: June 1955
Creator: Gleason, Dale Harvey, 1921-
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the concepts held by college students in the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps concerning leadership. An attempt will be made to indicate the relative importance of these concepts of leadership as determined by the college students. Also, the opinions of the different classes--freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors concerning these concepts will be obtained.
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Relationship of some Background Factors to Success of Student Nurses in the Parkland Hospital School of Nursing

Relationship of some Background Factors to Success of Student Nurses in the Parkland Hospital School of Nursing

Date: August 1954
Creator: Uglow, Mary L.
Description: Factors other than academic ones are important in the selection of the members of any profession, and in nursing it could quite well be that those non-academic elements are rather weighted in determining the success or failure of student nurses because of the very nature of their work. This thesis will look at academic as well as other factors that may influence the success of student nurses.
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A Technique for the Development and Validation of Job Evaluation Cases

A Technique for the Development and Validation of Job Evaluation Cases

Date: August 1955
Creator: Dobbs, Louis H.
Description: The primary purpose of this dissertation was to provide a technique for the development, evaluation, and validation of cases to be used for teaching courses in job evaluation. The same technique as developed in this study might have some degree of application to business cases other than those found in job evaluation. The secondary purpose was to provide an initial set of cases to be used in teaching job evaluation.
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Psychometric Patterns of the Wechsler-Bellevue Intelligence Scale Subtests as an Indicator of Schizophrenic Syndromes

Psychometric Patterns of the Wechsler-Bellevue Intelligence Scale Subtests as an Indicator of Schizophrenic Syndromes

Date: August 1950
Creator: O'Dell, Perry L.
Description: The specific objectives of this investigation are as follows: 1. To determine which half -- verbal half or performance half -- of the Wechsler-Bellevue Intelligence Test contributes most to total intelligence quotient for schizophrenics. 2. To determine whether any significant correlation exists between test scores and patterns of schizophrenics and normals. 3. To determine whether there exists any premature aging process in schizophrenics.
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Out-of-School Character-Building Organizations for High-School Boys and Girls

Out-of-School Character-Building Organizations for High-School Boys and Girls

Date: August 1950
Creator: Butler, Nora
Description: The purpose of this study of the out-of-school character-building organizations for high-school youth is fourfold: (1) to discover the problems peculiar to adolescents growing up in the disturbed social environment of this country at the present time; (2) to determine the part reputable youth-serving organizations have in quipping young persons for meeting these problem; (3) to investigate a specific situation in an effort to determine the extent to which high-school students take advantage of the services offered by these organizations; and (4) to suggest ways of reaching more of the young people by gaining from them a knowledge of the kind of program they desire.
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A Comparative Study to Determine the Most Efficient Method of Teaching Typewriting to One-handed Typists

A Comparative Study to Determine the Most Efficient Method of Teaching Typewriting to One-handed Typists

Date: August 1952
Creator: Swinney, Mable Clair
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine whether there is a need for a special manual for teaching a keyboard procedure to one-handed typists and in the light of the findings to make recommendations for a special manual if such appears to be needed.
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A Study of some Relationships between Level of Self-Concept, Academic Achievement and Classroom Adjustment

A Study of some Relationships between Level of Self-Concept, Academic Achievement and Classroom Adjustment

Date: August 1953
Creator: Reeder, Thelma Adams
Description: The purpose of this study is two-fold: (1) to evaluate an instrument for measuring the self-concept of middle grade children; and (2) to determine the relationship of a middle-grade child's self-concept to his peer status, his classification by the teacher as a problem in behavior or classroom management, and to his academic achievement.
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Differences in the Extent to which Certain Factors are Associated with the Success of Departments of Vocational Agriculture

Differences in the Extent to which Certain Factors are Associated with the Success of Departments of Vocational Agriculture

Date: August 1955
Creator: Shelton, Rodney F.
Description: The problem of this study is to determine if certain factors which may be associated with quality of programs of work are significantly different in the most successful departments of vocational agriculture in selected areas of Texas from those in the least successful departments in the same areas. A consideration of the following sub-problems is involved in solving the main problem. 1. Evolution of the objectives of vocational education in agriculture. 2. Identification of activities denoting success in departments of vocational agriculture. 3. Selecting the most successful and the least successful departments of vocational agriculture. 4. Determining the relationship of certain factors to the success of departments of vocational agriculture.
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