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A Comparative Analysis of Adopted Textbooks in Social Studies in Texas from 1913 to 1949

A Comparative Analysis of Adopted Textbooks in Social Studies in Texas from 1913 to 1949

Date: 1950
Creator: Thompson, Mary Alice
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a comparative analysis of the adopted textbooks for the sixth and seventh grades in social studies in the public schools of Texas from 1913 until the present time, 1949, to determine changes in concepts of presenting and teaching social studies during this time.
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Relationships Between Physical Skills and Total Adjustment of Junior High School Boys

Relationships Between Physical Skills and Total Adjustment of Junior High School Boys

Date: 1950
Creator: Taylor, William Richard
Description: The problem in this study is to show the possible relationship between improved physical skills and the total adjustment of boys at the junior high school level. A limited number of boys selected from the seventh and eighth grades who were without adequate physical skills were given special assistance for improving such skills, and a record was kept of the procedure and possible results of this instructional program.
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A Study of Dropouts in the Secondary Schools of Port Arthur, Texas

A Study of Dropouts in the Secondary Schools of Port Arthur, Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: Arrington, Electa Carol
Description: The purpose of this study was to investigate the problem of dropouts or withdrawals among the pupils of the secondary schools of Port Arthur, Texas. It was hoped that some significant information could be compiled as to the reasons why such students in this particular city leave school before high-school graduation, and that academic, environmental, and personal factors might be identified in their relationship to the causation of dropouts or withdrawals.
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A Report and an Evaluation of an Internship Program in Speech Education

A Report and an Evaluation of an Internship Program in Speech Education

Date: 1951
Creator: Baker, F. Virginia
Description: This thesis describes the experience of a graduate speech student as an intern during the 1949-1950 school year at North Texas High School.
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An Evaluation of the Gilmer-Aikin Law as to Its Soundness Financially and Administratively

An Evaluation of the Gilmer-Aikin Law as to Its Soundness Financially and Administratively

Date: 1950
Creator: Whitaker, Ernest B.
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the soundness of the Gilmer-Aikin Law financially and administratively. No attempt will be made to apply the principles of the law to any particular area or school district, but the law will be considered as a whole as it will apply to the schools of Texas in general.
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A Survey of Supervisory Practices to Determine the Extent to Which they Meet Recommended Practices and Procedures

A Survey of Supervisory Practices to Determine the Extent to Which they Meet Recommended Practices and Procedures

Date: 1950
Creator: Widtfeldt, Ruby Richards
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an investigation of the qualifications and supervisory practices of a selected number of supervisors in counties, cities, and special subjects, to determine the extent to which they meet recommended practices and procedures in supervision. Attention is directed to the types of supervisors, to training and experience, to planning the supervisory program, to methods of facilitating teacher growth, to methods of improving instruction, and to methods of evaluating instruction.
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A Study to Determine a Sound Approach for Curriculum Improvement

A Study to Determine a Sound Approach for Curriculum Improvement

Date: 1950
Creator: Witherspoon, Robert G.
Description: The purpose of this work is to determine a sound approach for curriculum improvement. In fulfilling that purpose, it is proposed: (1) to survey the various historical approaches to curriculum construction and to review briefly present curriculum practices; (2) to establish sound criteria of curriculum improvement based on the outside approach or the approach from without; (3) to apply these principles and criteria to a program of curriculum improvement.
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An Evaluation of the Elementary School Program of Carlsbad, New Mexico

An Evaluation of the Elementary School Program of Carlsbad, New Mexico

Date: 1951
Creator: Vaughn, Donald A.
Description: The purpose of this study was to make an evaluation of the elementary school program of Carlsbad, New Mexico, so that as clear and accurate a picture as possible might be obtained of present practices, to compare these practices with acceptable educational information and philosophy of the present time, and to make recommendations for improving the school program. The results of the study should be beneficial to administrators and teachers alike in the improvement of the schools.
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A Study of the Relationship Between Social Class Status and Social Acceptance in the Classroom

A Study of the Relationship Between Social Class Status and Social Acceptance in the Classroom

Date: 1951
Creator: Tiffin, Robert Edwin
Description: It is the purpose of this investigation to determine within the limitations of the study the relationship in the classroom between social class status as measured by an accepted instrument and social acceptance as measured by a sociometric test.
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An Evaluation of the In-Service Education Program of Johnson County, Texas

An Evaluation of the In-Service Education Program of Johnson County, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Stafford, Miriam Lowe
Description: This study proposes to show the progress made in the in-service education program of Johnson County and to determine the effectiveness of its newly adopted in-service program.
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