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An Application of Readability Techniques to Prediction of Difficulty Level of Shorthand Dictation Materials

An Application of Readability Techniques to Prediction of Difficulty Level of Shorthand Dictation Materials

Date: May 1971
Creator: Henshall, Joy L. (Joy Lanier)
Description: It was the purpose of this study to determine whether one or a combination of adult readability formulas, when applied to shorthand dictation material, could predict difficulty, as well as to develop a shorthand formula for this specific purpose. In addition, the questions of comparative reliability and practicability were tested with respect to the two kinds of formulas as applied to the shorthand material.
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Applying Democratic Principles to Social Studies Practices

Applying Democratic Principles to Social Studies Practices

Date: 1947
Creator: Armstrong, Vernon L.
Description: The problem is to determine how a philosophy of democracy can be translated into democratic action in teaching social studies in the senior high school.
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The Appropriateness of Teaching Certain Religious Concepts to Children Between the Ages of Six and Twelve

The Appropriateness of Teaching Certain Religious Concepts to Children Between the Ages of Six and Twelve

Date: August 1960
Creator: Daniel, James Harris
Description: The problem for this study is to determine the appropriateness of presenting the concepts contained in the "Objectives of Christian Teaching and Training" to children ages six through twelve. The appropriateness of presenting these concepts will be based upon a comparison of research figures with the "Objectives of Christian Teaching and Training."
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Assessment of the North Texas State University Campus Environment Through Perceptions of Institutional Characterisitcs Held by Selected Subgroups of the Student Body

Assessment of the North Texas State University Campus Environment Through Perceptions of Institutional Characterisitcs Held by Selected Subgroups of the Student Body

Date: May 1973
Creator: Windham, Paula A.
Description: The purposes of this study were to describe the North Texas State University campus environment as perceived by the students, to compare perceptions of certain of the campus environmental characteristics with those of other colleges and universities throughout the nation, and to compare selected subgroups within the student body with respect to their perceptions of campus environmental characteristics.
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Attitude Change as a Function of Parent Group Participation

Attitude Change as a Function of Parent Group Participation

Date: May 1970
Creator: Standifer, John T.
Description: The purpose of this study is to provide a measurement of selected parental attitudes and an evaluation of the effectiveness of Parent Groups as instruments for promoting attitude changes in a positive direction.
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Attitudes, Perceptions, and Personal Problems of Three Groups of High School Students

Attitudes, Perceptions, and Personal Problems of Three Groups of High School Students

Date: August 1972
Creator: Arnold, Anna Beth
Description: The problem of the study was to compare three groups of high school seniors--college preparatory, vocational preparatory, and general diploma students--in scholastic achievement, attitudes, and types of personal problems.
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Authoritarianism and Intellectual Abilities at the College Level

Authoritarianism and Intellectual Abilities at the College Level

Date: January 1965
Creator: Gaulden, Gary L.
Description: This thesis investigates approaches to the problem from a learning-sociological point of view, because it gives a more complete concept of the authoritarian personality. Within the framework of this theory, it was generally found that the authoritarian personality is rigid; is concrete in its thinking; does not handle abstractions or material dealing with human relations easily; prefers instead to deal with well organized and well ordered material.
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Basis for Evaluating University Extension Programs

Basis for Evaluating University Extension Programs

Date: May 1968
Creator: Powell, Charles Weldon
Description: The primary problem of this study was to establish a plan for evaluating university extension programs through a review of the literature and standards for accreditation.
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Behavior Patterns in Sourthern Caucasian and Southern Negro Male Schizophrenics

Behavior Patterns in Sourthern Caucasian and Southern Negro Male Schizophrenics

Date: August 1967
Creator: Lee, James M.
Description: This study analyzed case history data in an attempt to ascertain specific behavior patterns of Southern Caucasian and Southern Negro male schizophrenics as related to influencing subcultural environments.
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The Bender-Gestalt Test: A Factor Analytic Study of Each Design as it Relates to Various Individual Personality Traits

The Bender-Gestalt Test: A Factor Analytic Study of Each Design as it Relates to Various Individual Personality Traits

Date: May 1968
Creator: Yeargan, Dollye
Description: Is it possible that the Bender-Gestalt (B-G) protocol of an individual is complex of many different, discrete, perceptual tests? Is it possible to find the relationships among the scoring factors for the B-G and by factor analysis find some systematic order among the individual designs useful in predicting specific behavioral propensities? If a consistent relationship can be shown to exist between scorable deviations on the B-G designs and certain personality variables among individuals, then perhaps a start can be made toward predictive validity of the B-G.
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A Bulletin for Beginning Teachers

A Bulletin for Beginning Teachers

Date: 1951
Creator: Mathews, Fronia
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine pertinent contents for a bulletin for beginning teachers in the public schools of Port Arthur, Texas. An effort is made to evaluate the findings and to make specific recommendations regarding the contents of such a bulletin.
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Certain Physical Traits as Factors in Social Acceptance

Certain Physical Traits as Factors in Social Acceptance

Date: 1955
Creator: House, Charles Wesley, Jr.
Description: The purpose of this study is fourfold: (1) to determine the relationship between sociometric status and specific physique types; (2) to determine the relationship between personal appearance and sociometric status; (3) to determine the relationship between sociometric status and physical defects; (4) to determine the relationship between sociometric status and chronic absenteeism.
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Change in Group Responsibility in the Second Grade as a Result of Concerted Effort

Change in Group Responsibility in the Second Grade as a Result of Concerted Effort

Date: 1949
Creator: Daniel, Wilma Thomas
Description: The problem under consideration is to determine the changes in group responsibility in a second grade as a result of concerted effort. The concerted efforts made in this experiment were telling, reading, and dramatizing stories, poems, and songs of responsibility; discussing of stories, poems, songs, and filmstrips of responsibility; the assigning of definite classroom responsibility; and the assigning of definite study responsibility. This study attempts to answer the question, how much change, positive or negative, will occur in group responsibility as a result of the above-mentioned efforts?
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Changes in Attitudes, Personality, and Effectiveness of Counselor Trainees in Counseling Practicums

Changes in Attitudes, Personality, and Effectiveness of Counselor Trainees in Counseling Practicums

Date: August 1968
Creator: Anderson, Sharon Jane
Description: The purpose of this study was to compare three different approaches to the counselor practicum—-or campus practicum, an off-campus practicum, and a role-playing practicum—-with regard to the changes in attitudes, personality, and effectiveness of counseling behavior of counselor trainees produced by each type of practicum.
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Changes in Personality Traits Following an Intensive In-Service Para-Professional Counseling-Aide Program

Changes in Personality Traits Following an Intensive In-Service Para-Professional Counseling-Aide Program

Date: December 1972
Creator: Pullen, Patrick Wilson
Description: The primary purpose of the study was to determine the effectiveness of an intensive, in-service training program for modifying selected personality traits among para-professional counselor aides restricted to working with emotionally disturbed youth in a residential treatment center. Additionally, an attempt was made to identify the areas in which personality traits were modified, both between experimental and control groups and between males and females.
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Changes in Self Concept Associated with Exposure to Theories of Personality

Changes in Self Concept Associated with Exposure to Theories of Personality

Date: January 1969
Creator: Temple, Janice E.
Description: The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effects of classroom lectures regarding personality theory on the incongruencies of one's self concept. Relying heavily upon the individual's drive toward integration, health, and self-actualization as summarized in the preceding section, as it is contended that, while some information will be rejected because of one's tendency to maintain and preserve established consistencies within himself, the individual's inherent motivation toward personal growth will result in the assimilation of many of these basic psychological beliefs into his own personality structure.
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Characteristics of a Negro College Environment and its Relationship to Student Value Systems

Characteristics of a Negro College Environment and its Relationship to Student Value Systems

Date: August 1964
Creator: Silverman, Pincus, 1921-
Description: The present study was undertaken to determine the relationships between characteristics of a Negro college environment and the value systems of its student body. The study also investigated relationships between a Negro college and non-Negro colleges based upon characteristics of the college environment and value systems of the college population.
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Characteristics of Groups Taught Under Two Social Climates

Characteristics of Groups Taught Under Two Social Climates

Date: August 1958
Creator: Browning, Grady Joe
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the effects of two different social climates, as created by different teaching methods, upon the characteristics of college class groups. The social climates utilized in the present investigation were: (a) a democratic social climate, and (b) an autocratic social climate. The actual meaning of the adjectives used to label these social climates is necessarily somewhat different from the meanings attributed to them in political or economic discussions.
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Characteristics of High School Girls which May Lead to Early Marriage

Characteristics of High School Girls which May Lead to Early Marriage

Date: January 1965
Creator: Weaver, Hazel Stewart, 1960-
Description: The problem of this study was to isolate some of the characteristics of tenth-grade girls which may lead to early marriage. The characteristics studied were: sibling rank, influence of a broken home, parents* education and occupations, mental ability, aptitude, scholastic achievement, study habits and attitudes, and personal problems identified by the subjects. A further problem of the study was the effectiveness of each of the characteristics in predicting the marriage of high school girls.
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Classroom Environmental Control in Smith County

Classroom Environmental Control in Smith County

Date: 1948
Creator: Rosson, Mattie Lowe
Description: The purpose of this study is to attempt to show the development, growth, and some of the outstanding accomplishments with methods used in developing the environmental control in Smith County school rooms since October, 1946.
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Cognition, Attitude, and the Level of Commitment of Supportive Professional Special Education Personnel Regarding Plan "A" Special Education in Texas

Cognition, Attitude, and the Level of Commitment of Supportive Professional Special Education Personnel Regarding Plan "A" Special Education in Texas

Date: August 1973
Creator: George, James Edward
Description: The purpose of this study is to examine the relationships that exist between cognition, attitude and level of commitment to Plan A based on the respondent's first, second or third year of involvement in Plan A special education.
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The Columbia Mental Maturity Scale and the Wechsler Intelligence Scale For Children : a Comparative Study Utilizing Institutionalized Mentally Retarded Males

The Columbia Mental Maturity Scale and the Wechsler Intelligence Scale For Children : a Comparative Study Utilizing Institutionalized Mentally Retarded Males

Date: January 1969
Creator: Garnett, Richard E.
Description: The purpose of the present study is to compare the 1959 revision of the Columbia Mental Maturity Scale (CMMS) with the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC) for use as a psychometric instrument for determining the mental ability of mentally retarded male children.
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Common Emotional and Social Difficulties of Six-Year-Old Children

Common Emotional and Social Difficulties of Six-Year-Old Children

Date: 1951
Creator: Wilson, Mabel F.
Description: The purpose of this study is to provide a ready reference that may be the basis for helping teachers develop a detailed program to meet some common social and emotional difficulties of six-year-old children. An analysis of the findings and opinions of clinical psychology and educational authorities pertinent to this problem should yield conclusions and recommendations which may be objective enough to lead to a better understanding of the six-year-old child.
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Communications Programs in the Public Junior Colleges of the United States

Communications Programs in the Public Junior Colleges of the United States

Date: August 1972
Creator: Barrett, Anita Goucher
Description: The problem with which this investigation is concerned is that of determining the status of communications programs for the terminal technical-vocational student in the public junior colleges of the United States.
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