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  Partner: UNT Libraries
 Decade: 1940-1949
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
An Analysis and Comparison of the Critical Works of Virgil Thomson and Olin Downes
A study of the critical work of Virgil Thomson, critic for the New York Herald Tribune and of Olin Downes, music critic for the New York Times, will perhaps give a better understanding of how different emphasis on purposes may influence critical work. Each man wrote brief, journalistic reviews. They attended many of the same concerts; yet, their critical judgments differed in many respects. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75651/
An Analysis and Evaluation of the Elementary Science Curricula in the State Universities and Leading Teachers Colleges in the United States
The purpose of this study is to determine the status of elementary science curricula in the different state universities and the leading teachers colleges in the United States. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75584/
An Analysis and Evaluation of the Recreation Program of the Callisburg Public School and Community
The purpose of this study is to analyze the recreation program of the Callisburg community in Cook County, Texas, to determine the extent to which it meets accepted standards for a community recreation program. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83632/
An Analysis and Evaluation of Two Methods of Teaching Language Arts
This study compares and and provides an evaluation of language arts progress made by elementary school children using two different methods of instruction. One traditional method stressed grammar and the other experimentally focused on mechanics. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33264/
An Analysis, as Revealed by the Wire Recorder, of the Methods Used by Ten Selected Business Mathematics Students in Solving Stated Problems
Many studies have been made concerning the difficulties which business mathematics students have in solving stated problems. Such studies have been made by analyzing the student's errors as they appear on written solutions to problems, and, as a result, many errors are overlooked. Errors in the thinking process, and failure to read the problem a sufficient number of times are responsible for many errors made by students. Such errors are not apparent on written solutions, but would be revealed through oral solutions as recorded on a wire recorder. The purpose of this study, then, is to analyze the errors revealed by a wire recorder, along with errors on written solutions, and to classify and tabulate the errors from both sources. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83577/
An Analysis of a First Year of Participation in the Texas Health Education Program by the Sanger School
The main purpose of this study is to analyze the values and results of one year's participation of the Sanger School in a three-year Texas Health Education Program (Texas Extended School and Community Health Program) in order to determine an adequate basis for making recommendations for the further development of this program. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83582/
Analysis of Age-Grade and other Indices of Pupil Progress in the Primary Grades
The problem set forth in this study is to determine the causes of delay in school progress in the Bowie, Texas, elementary schools, and in which grade or grades the delay occurs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83537/
An Analysis of Approaches to Curriculum-Making in the Social Studies Program of the Junior High School
The general purpose of this problem is to set forth needed information necessary to the progress of the social studies program in the junior high school. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70353/
An Analysis of Appropriate Science Material for the Teaching of Elementary Science in the Jefferson School of Sherman, Texas
The purpose of this study is to investigate the current methods of teaching and the available science material for the teaching of elementary science in order to prepare a proposed plan of instruction for the seventh and eighth grades of Jefferson School for the 1941-1942 school year. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75325/
An Analysis of Certain Factors Associated with School Progress
This thesis is an analysis of certain factors associated with school progress of students of the graduating class of the Hillsboro Junior High School for 1940. The study is limited to considering the effect of age, attendance, environment, and economic status on progress during four years that these students attended junior high school. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70272/
An Analysis of Certain Factors Associated with Teachers' Use of Credit
The purpose of this study is to determine what factors make it necessary for teachers to seek credit, how the credit needs of teachers are now being met, and possible solutions for the problems that exist because of these conditions. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53321/
An Analysis of Certain Factors Related to the Freedom of Teaching in Texas
The purpose of this study is to make an analysis of certain factors as they are related to freedom of teaching in Texas. This study will include community relations as well as the conditions within the classroom, as for example, the freedom in discussing controversial ideas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83522/
An Analysis of Commercial Courses Offered in District Eight by Thirty-One Texas Public High Schools, Members of the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
The purpose of the study is to show the similarity and dissimilarity of the business curricula in the thirty-one Texas public high schools of District Eight, members of the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83360/
Analysis of Content and Methods of Teaching Poetry to Children
The purpose of this study is to analyze the history and development of children's poetry, and to present helpful suggestions in subject matter and activities for teaching poetry to children. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75402/
Analysis of Data Used in Introducing Radio in the School
The purpose of this study is to determine what writers in the field consider essential information for a school administrator to have in inaugurating radio in the school. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75609/
An Analysis of Democracy in Special Education
The problem of this study is to make an analysis of some democratic procedures for planning and conducting special education for exceptional children. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83401/
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/
An Analysis of Grooming Problems of the High School Girl
The purpose of this study is to analyze the grooming problems of high school girls in Oakwood High School, and to compare the grooming problems of girls who have had a clothing course in Home Economics to those who have not. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70253/
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 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 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 Six Representative Women Characters in Edith Wharton's Novels
For this study, an analysis will be made of six of Edith Wharton's heroines: Lily Bart, the luxury-loving, aristocratic heroine of The House of Mirth, who was destroyed by her own class; Ellen Olenska, who neither lost nor sought an established place in New York society, since it belonged to her, and she stayed there by the sacrifice of instinct and happiness; Anna Leath, a typical product of puritan New York, who suffered from having learned so thoroughly the rules of her generation; Halo Tarrant, who took love into her own hands and defied society but felt the strength of the social convention which shuts out the woman who does not play the game according to the rules; Undine Spragg, the social adventurer, who represents ambition, which Mrs. Wharton had come to recognize as the dominant characteristic of the new woman of America; and Sophy Viner, an American girl who, yielding to temptation, is plunged into insecurity because she comes into contact with Anna Leath and the rules of her world. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75446/
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 Teachers' Ratings of Pupils as Bright or Dull
This thesis resulted from an examination conducted to determine teacher ability to identify individual student capability based on rapport between the two parties. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33283/
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 Enrollment in the Academic and Non-Academic Courses in the Senior High Schools of Texas, 1947-1948
The purpose of this study is to analyze the enrollment in the academic and non-academic courses taught in the senior high schools of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83569/
An Analysis of the Function of Handicrafts in Education for Life Adjustment Situations
The purpose of this study is to find the function of handicrafts in life adjustment education. It should also help in determining sound methods of organizing and teaching handicrafts. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83512/
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/
An Analysis of the Hobbies of Sixth Grade Girls of Twelve Elementary Schools of Dallas, Texas
The purpose of this study was to determine the number of girls enrolled in the sixth grade in twelve elementary schools of Dallas, Texas, who had hobbies; what types of hobbies had been selected; what factors had influenced their choice of hobbies; and the duration of the hobbies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75509/
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 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 Operation of Title I of the Federal Housing Administration Act
The writer proposes in this study to set forth, in brief, the functions of lending institutions in financing home building and home improvements under the plan of loans offered by the Federal Housing Administration. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53505/
An Analysis of the Philosophy and Trends of the High School Commercial Curriculum
This study is designed to set forth the philosophy and indicate trends in the teaching of commercial education in the high schools of the United States. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75688/
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/
An Analysis of the Power Woodworking Equipment in the High Schools of Texas
The purpose of this study is to determine the condition of the power woodworking equipment used for instructional purposes in the high schools of Texas, the amount of money needed to repair and maintain the equipment now in use, the various policies followed by the schools in regard to the purchasing and maintenance of this equipment, the makes of machinery most frequently found, the average age of the equipment, and the makes and types of woodworking machines preferred by the instructors for instructional purposes. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83560/
An Analysis of the Public-Relations Practices of One Hundred Texas Public-School Systems
The purpose of this study has three aspects. These are, (1) to determine what constitutes sound public-relations practices as recommended by recognized authorities in this field; (2) to determine the extent to which certain public-relations practices are employed by one hundred Texas public school systems; and (3) to determine whether the public-relations programs of one hundred Texas public-school systems meet the requirements of a sound public-relations program. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83505/
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 Seasonal Food Habits of Two Species of Texas Centrarchids
This thesis explores the feeding habits of sunfish and bluegill in Texas lakes. Data gathered for this study is aimed to aid conservation of these pan fish by making a contribution toward a greater life history understanding of each species. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33258/
An Analysis of the Sources of Tax Revenue of the State of Texas
The study proposes to analyze the tax sources of the State of Texas and to evaluate these sources on the basis of certain principles of sound taxation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75618/