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A Comparative Sociometric Ethnological Study

A Comparative Sociometric Ethnological Study

Date: 1951
Creator: McElroy, A. L., Jr.
Description: The purpose of this study is to compare sociometric data obtained from Negro and white pupils in fourth, fifth, and sixth grade public school classrooms in Fort Worth, Texas. An attempt will be made to determine, as nearly as possible with the methods available and other limitations of this study, to what degree socialization is affected by racial factors in groups which are comparable in terms of socio-economic status.
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The Improvement of Reports to Parents

The Improvement of Reports to Parents

Date: 1951
Creator: Mantooth, Elmer Herle
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine an adequate and justifiable report to the parents regarding the progress of students in the public schools of the Colbert community, Colbert, Oklahoma.
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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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Evaluation of the Formal Versus the Informal Method of Teaching Arithmetic

Evaluation of the Formal Versus the Informal Method of Teaching Arithmetic

Date: 1942
Creator: Garrett, Atlee Margaret
Description: The problem in this investigation has a three-fold purpose: namely, (1) to determine the results of delaying formal arithmetic until the fourth grade; (2) to ascertain the results reflected in the reading abilities of children when the time ordinarily spent on drill and organized instruction in arithmetic is given to reading, the diverted time being spent in reading arithmetic stories, playing games, and in using other arithmetical processes in connection with school activities; (3) to compare the results of a behavior journal kept for each child in the experimental group and in the control group.
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A Study of Peer Acceptance in the Newly-Consolidated Northwest High School at Justin, Texas

A Study of Peer Acceptance in the Newly-Consolidated Northwest High School at Justin, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Watson, Velma
Description: The primary problem of this study is to investigate statistically the degree of social integration in a newly-consolidated rural high school formed from four previously existing high schools. The sociometric technique is to be used to determine the peer acceptance for the component parts of the school population, to find out, if possible, if the process of combining the four schools has created an atmosphere which is contributing to the more effective social adjustment of all the students.
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A Study of the Relationship of a Mother's Age and the Child's Intelligence, Achievement, Personality, and Behavior

A Study of the Relationship of a Mother's Age and the Child's Intelligence, Achievement, Personality, and Behavior

Date: 1951
Creator: Bedell, Alleathia Boyd
Description: The primary purpose of this study is to determine what influence, if any, the age of the mother at the time of a child's birth has on the child's intelligence, educational growth, personal characteristics, and behavior.
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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 Association of Sex, Age, and Environment to Children's Interests in the Third, Fourth, Fifth, and Seventh Grades of the Lometa Independent School, Lampasas County, Texas, 1940-1941

The Association of Sex, Age, and Environment to Children's Interests in the Third, Fourth, Fifth, and Seventh Grades of the Lometa Independent School, Lampasas County, Texas, 1940-1941

Date: 1942
Creator: Herring, Evelyn
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the association of sex, age, and environment to children's interests in the third, fourth, fifth, and seventh grades of the Lometa Independent School, Lampasas County, Texas.
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An Evaluation of the Public Relations Functions and Training of Non-Professional Staffs of Texas Independent School Districts

An Evaluation of the Public Relations Functions and Training of Non-Professional Staffs of Texas Independent School Districts

Date: 1951
Creator: Boyles, Frank D.
Description: The problem involved in this study is an investigation of (1) the part played by the non-professional staff of a school in the development of a favorable public relations program, and (2) the needed training and qualifications for effective performance of the duties of non-professional personnel in this important phase of the public school program.
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The Value of Filmstrips in the Third Grade

The Value of Filmstrips in the Third Grade

Date: 1950
Creator: Adair, Elva Gaynelle
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the possible influence of the use of filmstrip material upon a group of third-grade pupils as compared with another group of third-grade pupils not using filmstrip materials.
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