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A Comparison of the Educational Philosophies of Pragmatism and Essentialism and their Effects on Education

A Comparison of the Educational Philosophies of Pragmatism and Essentialism and their Effects on Education

Date: 1942
Creator: Womack, Vera
Description: The purpose of this study was to make an appraisal of the educational philosophies, pragmatism and essentialism, and their effects upon the aims, methods, and curriculum of education. No effective effort was made to branch off into the many philosophical ramifications of the question, but the practical aspects of each philosophy were studied in order to determine how it has influenced education.
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The Relationship between Social Maturity and Personality of Primary Pupils in Eight Elementary Schools of Wichita Falls, Texas

The Relationship between Social Maturity and Personality of Primary Pupils in Eight Elementary Schools of Wichita Falls, Texas

Date: 1942
Creator: Berry, Esther M.
Description: This investigation concerned two major interests of many classroom teachers today: the pupils' social maturity and their personality. The problem was to determine the apparent relationship between these two factors in pupils of the first, second, and third grades of eight elementary schools in Wichita Falls, Texas.
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Trends in the Popularity of Subjects Offered in Texas Accredited High Schools from 1920-1921 through 1940-1941

Trends in the Popularity of Subjects Offered in Texas Accredited High Schools from 1920-1921 through 1940-1941

Date: 1942
Creator: Byrne, Maxie P.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the trends in the popularity of subjects in Texas accredited high schools from 1920-1921 to 1940-1941 by five-year periods.
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A Survey of the Interests of Children in the Sixth Grade and a Suggested Program of Work Based upon These Interests

A Survey of the Interests of Children in the Sixth Grade and a Suggested Program of Work Based upon These Interests

Date: 1942
Creator: Dalton, Mary Roberta Payne
Description: The dual purpose of this study is to survey the interests of boys and girls who are in the sixth grade and to suggest a program of school work based upon these interests. The writer presents the study with the hope that it will contribute to a better understanding of what children's interests are and the part they should play in planning the curriculum and complete school program.
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An Evaluation of the Coleman High School, Coleman, Texas

An Evaluation of the Coleman High School, Coleman, Texas

Date: 1942
Creator: Farmer, James Lee
Description: The problem in this study is to evaluate the Coleman High School of Coleman, Texas. Areas evaluated are: pupil population and the school community, curriculum and course of study, pupil activity program, library service, guidance service, instruction, outcomes of the educational program, the school staff, the school plant, and school administration.
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An Evaluation of the Saint Jo Elementary School and some Recommendations for Improvement

An Evaluation of the Saint Jo Elementary School and some Recommendations for Improvement

Date: 1949
Creator: Richey, Jewell Neal
Description: 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.
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An Exploration of the Possible Use of the Sociometric Test in Studying Residents of Homes for the Aged

An Exploration of the Possible Use of the Sociometric Test in Studying Residents of Homes for the Aged

Date: 1950
Creator: Secker, Martin D.
Description: It is proposed in this thesis to explore the possible use of the Sociometric test as a measure of the personal social factor in old age. It is further proposed to gather sociometric data by administering a sociometric test to the residents of two homes for aged persons in Dallas County, Texas, and to illustrate by sociograms and tables the uses for which such data might be of value in research designed to investigate the personal social factor in old age.
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A Study of Some Factors Influencing the Social-Economic-Political Attitudes of College Students

A Study of Some Factors Influencing the Social-Economic-Political Attitudes of College Students

Date: 1942
Creator: Hammett, Lee Seguin
Description: The problem of this thesis is to show the relationship between liberalism, radicalism, conservatism and certain associated factors.
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The Relationship Between Specific Reading Skills and Selected Areas of Sixth-Grade Achievement in Central School, Garland, Texas

The Relationship Between Specific Reading Skills and Selected Areas of Sixth-Grade Achievement in Central School, Garland, Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: Keeley, Annie
Description: The problem of this study is to determine whether or not superior reading ability in a given reading skill is significantly related to successful achievement in each of the three areas of arithmetic, social studies, and science, and to determine whether or not the different reading skills are related to areas of achievement in different ways.
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A Proposed Plan for a More Functional Method of Reporting to Parents in the Fourth Grades of Henrietta, Texas

A Proposed Plan for a More Functional Method of Reporting to Parents in the Fourth Grades of Henrietta, Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: King, Rachel Speer
Description: The problem of this study is to make a critical investigation and a thorough analysis of different methods that have been used to report pupil progress in the elementary school of Henrietta, Texas, and other elementary schools. Also, some significant changes underlying the concepts of educational achievements are to be shown and basic principles presented to develop a desirable method and procedure in establishing a more effective and functional marking and reporting program for the fourth grades in Henrietta, Texas.
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