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Evidences of the Need of Scientific Speech Training in the Elementary Grades of the Independent School Districts of Denton County with a Suggested Program of Oral Reading

Evidences of the Need of Scientific Speech Training in the Elementary Grades of the Independent School Districts of Denton County with a Suggested Program of Oral Reading

Date: August 1936
Creator: Henderson, Kathleen Tobin
Description: The purpose of this study was to ascertain the need of scientific speech training in the elementary grades of the Independent School Districts of Denton County. The analysis of data reveals a dire need for speech correction and other phases of speech training.
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A Study of the Principals in Texas Secondary Schools Having an Enrollment of two Hundred Fifty or More

A Study of the Principals in Texas Secondary Schools Having an Enrollment of two Hundred Fifty or More

Date: August 1936
Creator: McCallum, William J.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the present status of the principals in Texas secondary school having an enrollment of 250 or more. The data were gathered from 147 principals in Texas high schools having an enrollment of 250 or more and the study made recommendations that are needed as found by comparison with the standards set up by eminent authorities.
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Analysis of Certain Wealth in Texas to Determine Possible Sources of Taxation for Educational Purposes

Analysis of Certain Wealth in Texas to Determine Possible Sources of Taxation for Educational Purposes

Date: August 1937
Creator: Hedgpeth, Armo T.
Description: This study revelaed that the rank of Texas with other state in the United States in the expenditure for schools per pupil is thrty-fifth. It further discussed that there are possible sources of taxation in the properties. However, there is a wide variation that needs to be studied. It further justify that present administrative and legislative trends in searching for new source of taxation makes the problem an important one.
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The Determination of the Adequacy of Facilities for Carrying on a Given Physical Education Program

The Determination of the Adequacy of Facilities for Carrying on a Given Physical Education Program

Date: August 1937
Creator: Smith, William Elliott
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine what facilities are necessary to cary out the approved and adopted program of physical education in the public school of Denton, Texas.
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To Determine the Effect the Transfers Have Upon the Schools in Tarrant County

To Determine the Effect the Transfers Have Upon the Schools in Tarrant County

Date: August 1938
Creator: House, J. T.
Description: This study attempted to determine what effect the transfers have upon the receiving and the sending schools of Tarrant County as to finances, athletics, enrollment, pupils, and teachers.
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To Determine Whether or not the Libraries in the Small Affiliated High-Schools of Navarro County are Taking Care of Students' Reading Interests

To Determine Whether or not the Libraries in the Small Affiliated High-Schools of Navarro County are Taking Care of Students' Reading Interests

Date: August 1938
Creator: Everheart, Mary Eleanor
Description: This study attempted to determine the extent to which libraries in the small affiliated high schools of Navarro County, Texas, are taking care of students' reading interests. This study is made with the purpose of adding teachers and librarians in the selection of reading materials for recreational and class use.
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An Evaluation of the Curriculum Efforts of the Pineland Elementary School Faculty in Meeting the Needs of the Pupils

An Evaluation of the Curriculum Efforts of the Pineland Elementary School Faculty in Meeting the Needs of the Pupils

Date: August 1938
Creator: Everett, Mildred
Description: This study attempted to compare the activities in the boys' program, "in school" and "out of school" which seemed to have the greatest appeal from the standpoint of participation.
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Evaluation of Recreational Activities for Junior High School Boys

Evaluation of Recreational Activities for Junior High School Boys

Date: August 1938
Creator: Cross, Francis Clephane
Description: This study attempted to compare the activities in the boys' program, "in school" and "out of school" which seemed to have the greatest appeal from the standpoint of participation.
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Organization and Administration of a Youth Center

Organization and Administration of a Youth Center

Date: 1949
Creator: Seely, Arthur J.
Description: The purpose of the study is to make an investigation of the need for youth centers, the factors which are necessary for the successful operation of a youth center, and to evaluate the youth center at Denton, Texas, in the light of the information developed in the research.
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An Evaluation of Recommended Programs for Fifth Grade Social Studies

An Evaluation of Recommended Programs for Fifth Grade Social Studies

Date: 1949
Creator: Ross, Emma Rebecca
Description: The purpose of this study is: (1) to determine a criteria for evaluating proposed social studies programs; (2) to review fifth grade bulletins in social studies from five widely separated school systems in the United States, to make an analysis of their aims, methods, and materials, and to determine whether they meet accepted professional standards; (3) to make suggestions for improving the fifth grade social studies as a result of this analysis.
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The Educational and Professional Preparation of the County Superintendents of Texas with a Suggested Criterion of Qualifications and a Plan for Effecting the Criterion

The Educational and Professional Preparation of the County Superintendents of Texas with a Suggested Criterion of Qualifications and a Plan for Effecting the Criterion

Date: 1941
Creator: Douglass, Charles R.
Description: The purpose of this study is fivefold: first, to determine the essential qualifications of a county superintendent; second, to show the status of the present county superintendents in Texas with reference to their education training, experience, and in-service preparation; third, to discover the effect of well-qualified county superintendents on the common school system of Texas; fourth, to show the effect of the appointive method of selecting the county superintendent on the school under his supervision; and fifth, to formulate a plan whereby Texas may secure qualified superintendents.
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The Accuracy of Teacher Rating of Pupil Personality and Achievement as Compared with Standardized Test Scores

The Accuracy of Teacher Rating of Pupil Personality and Achievement as Compared with Standardized Test Scores

Date: 1941
Creator: Cottrell, Lucille
Description: This study has the following purpose: (1) to find the relationship between teacher rating of pupil personality and standardized test results; (2) to find the relationship between teacher rating of pupil achievement and standardized test results; and (3) to determine where more emphasis should be placed in order to better evaluate the child and his work.
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A Critical Analysis of the Role of Speech in General Education

A Critical Analysis of the Role of Speech in General Education

Date: 1941
Creator: Hyder, Tom Bullock, b. 1907
Description: None
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A Comparison of the Philosophical Concepts of Leading Philosophers with those of Certain Southern Oklahoma Educators

A Comparison of the Philosophical Concepts of Leading Philosophers with those of Certain Southern Oklahoma Educators

Date: 1941
Creator: Henry, Isabelle Morton
Description: This investigation proposes to present a comparison of two compendiums of philosophy, and in the light of this comparison determine the prevailing types of educational philosophy and practice used in certain schools of southern Oklahoma.
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A Study to Determine the Science Interests of Children of the North Elementary School at Odessa, Texas

A Study to Determine the Science Interests of Children of the North Elementary School at Odessa, Texas

Date: 1941
Creator: Logsdon, Margaret I.
Description: It is the purpose of this thesis to determine the science interests of the pupils of the North Elementary School of Odessa, Texas, during the school year of 1940-1941.
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The Educational Value of the Bookmobile in the Schools of Texas

The Educational Value of the Bookmobile in the Schools of Texas

Date: 1941
Creator: Harty, W. E.
Description: The purpose of this study is to analyze the educational value of the bookmobile in the schools of Texas. In order to make the study, two Texas counties, Denton and Young, which have bookmobiles in use in the schools, were surveyed and a comparison made with a survey of Jack County which has no bookmobile.
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How to Help Unpopular Second-Grade Pupils Become Acceptable to the Group

How to Help Unpopular Second-Grade Pupils Become Acceptable to the Group

Date: 1941
Creator: Lunday, Villa Hollingsworth
Description: The purpose of the study was to determine the practicality of the theory that the teacher's highest function is to help each pupil to develop an agreeable, liberated, concordant, dynamic personality. In other words, the writer was interested in finding out whether it is possible, as far as can be determined, to develop an unpopular child to such an extent that he will be more social, more likable, and, in the end, more acceptable by his school group.
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To Evaluate the Democracy of the Practices and Organization of Certain School Councils

To Evaluate the Democracy of the Practices and Organization of Certain School Councils

Date: 1941
Creator: McAlexander, Wellington G.
Description: The problem of this thesis is to evaluate the democracy of the practices and organization of certain school councils. As the problem is thus stated, it is necessarily two-fold in scope. The first approach is to devise some method of evaluating the practices and organization of school council work. The second approach is to apply these evaluative criteria to the practices and organization of the above mentioned school councils.
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A Descriptive Evaluation of the Reading Experiences of Certain Children

A Descriptive Evaluation of the Reading Experiences of Certain Children

Date: 1941
Creator: Livingston, Thomas B.
Description: The purpose of this study is to discover through the use of the descriptive evaluation technique information about children's reading which may be of value as suggestions for classroom teachers who teach reading in the intermediate level. It is hoped that through the use of this technique the relation of the reading level of the individual children in a fourth and fifth grade group to the reading level of the material the children would read if left to their own choice in its selection may be determined.
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The Importance and Use of the Visual Aid in the Rural High School

The Importance and Use of the Visual Aid in the Rural High School

Date: 1941
Creator: McWhirter, Aubrey
Description: This study is an attempt to show by analysis the extent to which visual aid is a contributing agency in progressive education, with particular reference to the rural high school. The study will include a resume of the development of visual aid in education; a statement of objectives which guide the use of such aids in the classroom; generalizations as to the importance of visual aid as determined by its many contributions and services rendered in school progress; a review of the criticisms and limitations that have been proposed by contemporary directors and students of research; and finally a summary and conclusion regarding the value of visual instruction.
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Evaluation of an Activity Program

Evaluation of an Activity Program

Date: 1941
Creator: McClendon, Carl K.
Description: The problem of this study was to determine the extent to which the results of the use of the "Evaluative Criteria" set up by the Southern Association of Secondary Schools agree with the evaluative criteria drawn from standard objectives in an activity program of the Era High School.
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To Determine Whether the Twelve-Year System in Texas is Democratic and Sound from the Standpoint of Finance, Biological Basis, and Psychology

To Determine Whether the Twelve-Year System in Texas is Democratic and Sound from the Standpoint of Finance, Biological Basis, and Psychology

Date: 1941
Creator: McCarroll, Manuel Ray
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine whether the twelve-year system in Texas is democratic and sound from the standpoint of finance, biological basis, and psychology. This problem originated through the adoption of the twelve-grade system for Texas schools by the State Department of Education. The administrator is desirous to choose and to organize the plan most profitable for the child. From this study it is hoped that an adequate educational program can be established.
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A Comparison of the Teaching Techniques of the Traditional School, Edyth, Tahoka, Texas, with Teaching Techniques Used in the Progressive School, West Point, Tahoka, Texas

A Comparison of the Teaching Techniques of the Traditional School, Edyth, Tahoka, Texas, with Teaching Techniques Used in the Progressive School, West Point, Tahoka, Texas

Date: 1941
Creator: McWhirter, Zuma Westbrook
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an examination of current educational trends as found in authoritative books and magazines and to use the traditional school of Edyth, Tahoka, Texas, and the progressive school of West Point, Tahoka, Texas, as special examples for comparison. An analysis of the different techniques used and an evaluation of the merits of each will be offered.
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An Evaluation of the Educational Qualifications and Functions of the Business Managers in the School Systems of Texas with a Scholastic Population of One Thousand or More

An Evaluation of the Educational Qualifications and Functions of the Business Managers in the School Systems of Texas with a Scholastic Population of One Thousand or More

Date: 1940
Creator: Corse, Chancy H.
Description: The purpose of this study is to examine the educational qualifications and functions of the business managers in the school systems of Texas with a scholastic population of one thousand or more. This study attempts to determine from the findings what the business managers' duties should be and the needed qualifications, educational and otherwise, for performing these duties.
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