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An Analysis of Designs and Materials to Determine Sound School Building Construction
The purpose of the study was to analyze the materials used in industry and school plant building in order to determine the types and designs of buildings which will best meet the needs of our schools both today and in the future. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107813/
Analysis of Duties and Requirements Pertaining to the Job of Assistant Principal
The purpose of the study is to ascertain the change, if any, in the past practices in regard to the duties of the assistant principal and to compare them with the current trends of the position. A supplementary reason is to explore this field as an opening for those who wish to enter the administrative branch of education. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83418/
An Analysis of Educational Equalization Legislation in Texas
It is the purpose of this study to make the following investigations: (1) to trace briefly the historical background of equalization in the United States; (2) to present briefly a cross-section of the plans of equalization used by representative states in the United States; (3) to analyze the principal legal provisions of the equalization laws of Texas for the purpose of showing the growth and development of the State's equalization policy; and (4) to present a summary, to draw conclusions, and to make certain recommendations in the light of the information derived from the study. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75598/
An Analysis of Factors which will Determine the Application of Design to Industrial Arts Projects
This study discusses a particular phase of industrial arts education, that of industrial arts design. It presents an analysis of design in the industrial arts program for the purpose of education for esthetic appreciation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53318/
An Analysis of Ferris First-Grade Reading Program in Relation to Recognized Plans for Progress
The problem of the study was to analyze the first-grade reading program of the elementary school of Ferris, Texas, in relation to the recognized plans for progress in first-grade reading. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83400/
An Analysis of General Safety Education for Industry and Vocational Schools with Specific Recommendations for Wood Shops and Machine Shops
The purposes of this study are to survey the growth of safety concepts in industry and in school shops, to point out the fundamental factors involved in a functioning and worthwhile program of safety education in secondary schools, and to indicate safe practices to be followed by operators of machines in wood and metal shops in secondary schools in order to minimize to the utmost the possibility of accident in such shops, and to set forth a recommended procedure embodying a program of safety for wood and metal shops in secondary schools. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75463/
Analysis of Items on a Personality Questionnaire
The purpose of this study is to determine which items on a personality rating scale are most valid in describing individuals who have been selected on the basis of social acceptance. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75538/
An Analysis of Objectives, Methods, and Materials in Fourth Grade Social Studies as Found in Five Courses of Study
The purpose of this study is to examine courses of study for social studies in the fourth grade, and after analyzing the objectives, methods, and the materials of each, to decide whether they meet the criteria prescribed in educational literature. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53463/
An Analysis of One Hundred Divorce Suits Filed in Dallas County, Texas, May and June, 1948
The problem is limited to an analysis of the first one hundred divorce suits involving children filed in Dallas County, Texas, during the months of May and June, 1948. The general factors considered are: (a) family background; (b) age; (c) educational background; (d) economic status; (e) previous marital relations; and (f) the number of children. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699500/
An Analysis of Practices for Teaching Conservation of Natural Resources
The problem of teaching conservation resolves itself into two major aspects--one concerned with content material; the other with school and classroom procedures. The author intends to approach the problem from three viewpoints. First, a need for teaching conservation will be shown. Second, the present practices will be discussed. Third, potential methods and materials will be discussed. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70303/
An Analysis of Projection and its Association to Ratings of Personality Characteristics
The purpose of this study was to determine which, if either, of the two types of projection discussed above, disowning and assimilative, is operative when an individual is asked to rate an acquaintance on a number of personality traits. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108182/
An Analysis of Relation Between International Cooperation and Secondary Education
In this study an attempt is made to answer the following questions: (1) Can international cooperation be helped through the proper employment of the tool called secondary education? (2) What constitutes such proper employment? (3) What effect, if any, will a sound system of secondary education have upon the objective of world peace, international understanding and good will, and better international, intercultural and interracial relations and friendship? digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83574/
An Analysis of Relations of Popularity to Certain Factors in Learning
Today educators are faced with the task of shifting the aim of education from that of teaching subject matter to that of providing experiences that are effective in stimulating wholesome personality development. With this in mind the writer was interested in providing opportunities and experiences for the development of efficient, balanced, harmonious, dynamic personalities, and in observing the relationship existing between these factors, social acceptance, home environment or socio-economic status, and the intelligence quotient, and the effects of these relationships upon the child's school success or academic status. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75459/
An Analysis of Scientific Learning in Growing Silkworms
The purpose of this study is to give the results of a science experiment in an elementary grade in raising silkworms. The purpose of the experiment was not to learn the laws and principles of science, but to determine whether the life cycle of the silkworm would create a greater interest in the field of science. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75636/
An Analysis of Some Factors Associated with Pupil Achievement
The purpose of this study is to determine if any effect upon pupil achievement is shown by four factors: classification of teachers in terms of semester hours, small and large schools, single and married women teachers, men and women teachers. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29872/
An Analysis of some Possible Organizations for the Schools of Wise County, Texas
This problem is to determine what form of organization has most advantages for the schools of Wise County, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53419/
An Analysis of the Activity Program Offered at El Centro, Denton's Youth Center
"The problem of this thesis is to determine through survey and comparative study the effect of the activity program of Denton's El Centro, the youth center, on the youth of the City of Denton...methods of operation and internal organization of youth centers, the purpose of the centers and the results of some of the activities are outlined. Members of the Denton youth center were interviewed; the information gained from the interviews was recorded on prepared questionnaires. Various types of activities at Denton's youth center are discussed. The study also attempts to reveal by means of tables those activities which are more important to the male youth of Denton. A discussion of the treatment of the youth problem is given with conclusions based upon the principles and practices set forth in the foregoing chapters."-- leaf 2. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699547/
An Analysis of the Changes and the Development of Negro Education in Rural Harrison County, 1940-1950
"The problem of this study is to trace the changes and the development of Negro education in rural Harrison County, Texas, from 1940-1950." --pg. 1 digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663363/
An Analysis of the Contribution of a Given Educational System to the Defense of Democracy
The purpose of this study is four-fold: (1) to present through an analysis of life needs the nature and source of a curriculum best adapted to democracy; (2) to present fairly some of the reasons why a curriculum must be founded on democracy if democracy survives the dangerous forces that threaten to obliterate its very existence; (3) to make an unprejudiced analysis of the regular situation now existing in Oklahoma schools at the present time to find whether her schools are meeting this challenge to democracy; and (4) to offer from the comparison of the summaries of these data recommendations whereby all schools may have a curriculum "rooted in the life of its people"--a program that contributes to democracy and permanent national defense. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75301/
Analysis of the Distribution of the Public School Funds
The purpose of this study is to determine to what extent the present laws for distributing the public school funds meet certain criteria set up for apportioning the public school funds of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75589/
An Analysis of the Guidance Needs and Problems Among the Women Students at North Texas State Teachers College
The intent and purposes of this study are (1) to discover the extent of the guidance needs and problems which confront the women students in North Texas State Teachers College and the extent to which the students are adjusting and developing into normal and socially effective individuals; (2) to interpret the data collected from the individual questionnaires in order that plans for a more adequate and effective guidance program may be made, and to offer a functional basis for individual and group guidance; and (3) to measure their present needs and problems in relation to personal and social adjustments as individuals and as groups. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75503/
An Analysis of the Health Program, to Determine its Adequacy in Meeting the Child's Needs, of the Elementary Schools of Cities the Size of Cleburne, Texas
This study is for the purpose of making a critical analysis of the health program of the white elementary public schools of Cleburne, Texas with implications for other other cities of corresponding size. This analysis is to evaluate the effectiveness of such a health program in light of certain evaluative criteria. It is intended to call attention to the existing facilities for adequate health instruction, the need, if any, for more and better facilities and the need for teacher training in this field. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83510/
Analysis of the Interscholastic League Activities in the Elementary Schools of Texas
The purpose of this study is to present an analysis of University Interscholastic League activities in the light of modern objectives and principles and to evaluate the reaction of the elementary school teachers and principals to the League activities as they affect children, teachers, and the community. It will attempt to point out and analyze the objectives and principles for elementary school activities. It is hoped that it will cause elementary school teachers and principals of the state to cooperate in solving the problem of Interscholastic League activities in the elementary schools of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70277/
An Analysis of the Moral Content of Children's Literature from 1600 to 1940
It is the purpose of the present investigation to make an examination of the moral content of literature taught in the schools from 1600 to 1800, from 1800 to 1900, and from 1900 to 1940, and to draw conclusions as to the values of such literature. In the literature examined in this study, both the moral content and the methods used in presentation will be considered. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75350/
An Analysis of the Musical Tastes of the Primary Children in Ten Schools Within a Radius of Fifty Miles of Bellevue, Texas
The purpose of this study is to analyze the musical tastes of the primary children in ten schools within a radius of fifty miles of Bellevue, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699571/
An Analysis of the Objectives and Suggested or Illustrative Methods and Materials on the Subject of Reading in the Elementary Schools as Found in Seven State Courses of Study
The problem of this study was to analyze the objectives and methods for teaching reading in the elementary grades as they appeared in the latest available courses of study in certain states for the purpose of determining their uniformity or lack of uniformity. An effort was made to compile data on teaching reading in order to determine certain modern trends as supplementary material for the writer's teaching aids. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70331/
An Analysis of the Possible Need of an Aircraft Training Program in Fort Worth Vocational Education Program
The purpose of this study is to make an analysis of the extent of the airplane industry in the immediate area of Fort Worth, Texas, to determine the need, if any, of adding a course in Airplane Industry to the curriculum of the Technical High School of Fort Worth, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53621/
The Analysis of the Reasons for and the Lack of Attendance at the Parent-Teacher Association of the Robert E. Lee School, Denton, Texas
The problem of this study is to analyze the reasons for attendance and lack of attendance at Parent-Teacher Association meetings of sixty selected parents of the Parent-Teacher Association in the Robert E. Lee School, Denton, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75617/
An Analysis of the School News Appearing in Seven Navarro County Newspapers in so far as the News Pertains to Twelve School Districts
The problem in this study is to determine and evaluate the practices of twelve small town schools in Navarro County in giving information about the schools to the people of the communities through the newspapers of the county. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75599/
An Analysis of the Service of the Children's Division of the Dallas Public Library
The general purpose of this study is to make a survey of children's library work in the United States with special attention to recent trends and developments in this field as revealed in current practice. The specific purpose is to make an evaluation of the services rendered by the children's division of the Dallas Public Library and to determine how this department measures up to the standards set up by the American Library Association and by individual authorities. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699731/
An Analysis of the Utilization of Community Resources in the Educational Program of Wise County, Texas
The problem forming the basis of this study has to do with an analysis of the degree of utilization of the community resources in the educational programs of the independent school districts of Wise County, Texas, for the purpose of determining how adequately these resources are being utilized by the schools for the enrichment of their curricula to the end that pupils may be released into their respective communities well-prepared to assume the duties and responsibilities of efficient, functioning citizens. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70283/
An Analysis of Ways of Reporting Child Progress to Parents
This thesis deals specifically with one phase of our educational program. It is an analysis of newer ways of reporting child progress to parents. In this study of reporting child progress to parents the problem in concern is how near our newer ways of reporting approach the present trends in education which are influenced by our modern philosophical and psychological concepts. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699698/
An Analytical Study of the Recreation Program of the Dallas County Juvenile Home Dallas, Texas
"It has been the purpose of this study to make an analysis of the recreational program at the Dallas County Juvenile Home...certain conclusions concerning the recreational program have been reached. 1. The principles upon which the recreational program is based are in line with the recommendations of the National Recreation Association. 2. In practice, recreation in the Dallas County Juvenile Home has not reached maximum efficiency. 3. The program is built largely to fill the needs of the majority of the boys who are detained at the home. 4. The program has been modified in some cases to meet the needs of the individual groups. 5. The recreation program serves as a means for the boys to express themselves; therefore, the supervisors and the case workers are able to establish better rapport with each boy. 5. The better rapport with each boy enables the case worker to determine the proper placement of the boy. 7. Through the efforts of recreation many personality adjustments have been made. 8. The study shows that the majority or 51 percent of the boys chose yard play as a first choice of activities offered at the home. 9. Because of the maintained interest of the entire staff to find and improve the defects of the program, recreation facilities have been expanded. 10. Inadequate funds limit the full use of the facilities at the home. "--leaf 67. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699619/
An Analytical Study of the Variation of Five Factors that Affect Learning
The problem of this study is to determine the variation of five factors that affect learning, and to ascertain whether or not the variation in the five factors considered affected the learning of two groups of pupils. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70367/
An Animal Study of Low-cost Texas Diets in Supporting Reproduction, Lactation, and Iodine Needs
A study of low-cost Texas diets to support reproduction, lactation, and iodine needs in animals. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53326/
The Apparent Relationship between Classroom Behavior Problems and the Emotional Stability of Twenty-Five Second Grade Children in the Sam Houston Elementary School, Denton, Texas
The problem of this study was to determine the apparent relationship between classroom behavior problems and the emotional stability of twenty-five pupils in the second grade of the Sam Houston Elementary School, Denton, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83527/
The Application of Democratic Cooperative Procedures to the Administration of Curriculum Revision
The purpose of this study is to select procedures based on principles of cooperation implied in American democracy, and to apply these democratic cooperative procedures to the administration of curriculum revision. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75585/
Appraisal of an Elementary School Club Program
The purpose of this study is to appraise the club program as carried out in South Waco, attempting to determine the value of the program in an elementary school. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75307/
An Appraisal of the Poor Quality of Reading of the Work-Silent Type Done by One Hundred Seventy-Seven Upper Classmen at the North Texas State Teachers College
"During the first term of the 1938 summer session at the North Texas State Teachers College, under the auspices of the reading laboratory, the Nelson-Denny Silent Reading Test was administered to students enrolled in four sections of a course in the psychology of teaching reading in the grades...For this purpose, this endeavor to analyze the existing condition has been made in order to assist in at least some small measure any future steps in alleviating this deplorable state."--1-2. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699705/
The Appraisal of the Practice of Homemaking in the Dallas Junior High Schools
The problem in this study is to make the appraisal of the practice of homemaking in the Dallas junior high schools. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75464/
An Approach to Teaching Adults to Play Beginning Piano through the Use of Educational Television
The purpose of this paper is to establish a need for more accessible fine arts courses offered to adults and more specifically in music, to design a series of programs that would give an introduction to beginning functional piano through the use of educational television. The paper includes ten lesson outlines for thirty minute program segments including a pilot script. This educational television series is designed to stimulate the student's continued playing of the piano with guided instruction through class or private lessons. A particular method of piano pedagogy used for educational television is explored. Procedures followed in order to be able to film the project are also covered, It is suggested that a survey in the particular viewing audience area be conducted and tests given to a cross-section of adults before implementation of the program. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc504627/
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 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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70345/
Attitudes of Public School Administrators Toward the Instrumental Music Program
The purpose of the present study is three-fold in its nature: (1). To determine, by means of interviews and questionnaires, the attitudes of school administrators toward the various aspects of the instrumental music program; (2). To interpret these attitudes in the light of modern music education; (3). To make recommendations for the improvement of the instrumental music program with respect to the findings of the study. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699743/
The Authority of County Boards to Change School District Lines
The purpose of this study is to make an investigation of the changes that have occurred in the powers of the county board of trustees to change boundary lines of school districts in Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83613/
A Beginning Program of Vocational Guidance through the Commercial Department of Sweetwater High School
The purpose of this thesis is to present a beginning program of vocational guidance through the commercial department of the small high school. Guidance, whether in the field of personality, education, health, financial, or occupational guidance, must be developed over a period of months and years. This study will deal only with the personnel, activities, and materials needed to introduce such a vocational guidance program. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83770/
Book Selection Practices in a Selected Number of Secondary and Junior High School Libraries
The purposes of this study are to make an investigation of practices used in a number of selected schools in selecting library materials for the school libraries and to evaluate these practices against criteria developed from a study of recommended standards and practices in the fields of library science and education. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107892/
Can the Administration of the Common Schools of District Four be Improved Under the Present "Set-Up"
This study focused on determining whether the adminstration of the common schools of District Four in Texas can be made to function more effectively without changing the external structure of the administrative organization and to determine whether the administrative duties are being performed in a fairly uniform manner. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29891/
Casual-Factor-Removal as a Technique of Combating Juvenile Delinquency in the Cleburne Public Schools
The purpose of this study is two-fold: (1) to determine the casual factors of delinquency which are the responsibility of the school, and (2) to discover possible procedures for combating delinquency, so far as it is immediately possible, in the Cleburne Public School System. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83615/
Causes of Maladjustment and Some Remedial Measures
The problem in this study is threefold: (1) to discover cases of maladjustment which exist among the students of a certain small high school; (2) to determine as far as possible the causes of these maladjustments, particularly the role of the school as a contributing agent; and (3) to suggest and to apply as far as possible remedial measures. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97044/
Certain Ideas of Child-Parent Companionship as Expressed by Second-Grade Pupils in the Sam Houston School, Denton, Texas
This purposes of this study were to discover what the second grade children seemed to consider as desirable companionship between themselves and their parents, and to recognize the apparent needs for parental companionship that seemed to exist among the pupils. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70268/