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A Comparative Study of Four Genealogies to Determine Predisposition to Cancer
This study was made in an effort first, to determine the mode of transmission of the inheritance of a predisposition to cancer as revealed through the analyses of four separate human genealogies, and second, to make a comparative study of the genealogies to determine whether the mode of transmission is the same. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75283/
A Comparative Study of Health Knowledge and Health Practices of Athletes and Non-Athletes in Selected Class A Texas High Schools for the School Year of 1948-1949
The investigator made a comparative study of the health knowledge and health practices of participants in interscholastic athletics for boys and non-participants in a selected number of class A Texas high schools during the school session of 1948-1949. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83641/
A Comparative Study of Intelligence Quotients and Achievement Scores and Marks in Social Studies, Arithmetic, Physical Education, Elementary Science, and Language Arts in the Sixth Grade of Wolflin School, Amarillo
As a sixth grade teacher in Wolfin School, Amarillo, Texas the writer is interested in determining to what extent academic success my be predicted by the use of intelligence tests. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53492/
A Comparative Study of Kindergarten and Non-Kindergarten Children in the First Grade
The problem of this investigation is to make a comparative study of first-grade children to determine, if possible, whether the child who attends kindergarten has any advantages over one who does not attend. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83622/
A Comparative Study of Methods of Reporting Child Progess to Parents
The problem involved in this study is to determine the progress in the last decade of a representative number of elementary schools of Texas in their methods of reporting child growth to parents. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83511/
A Comparative Study of Personalities of Elementary and Secondary Education Majors
The problem in this investigation has a three-fold purpose; namely, (1) to reveal, by means of comparison, the likenesses and differences in the personalities of elementary and secondary education majors of N. T. S. T. C.; (2) to determine to what extent the individual is adjusting himself to the problems and conditions confronting him, and how these problems are affecting the development of a normal, happy, and socially effective personality; (3) to interpret the data collected correctly, in order that better adjusted personalities may be developed. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75337/
A Comparative Study of Personality Traits of Experienced Teachers
The main purpose is to determine whether or not the modern teacher has developed a well-integrated personality and to locate traits that are most in need of correction. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83580/
A Comparative Study of Peters and Pomeroy's Fourth Edition of Commercial Law and Texas Statutes and Rulings and a Texas Supplement Thereto
In Peters and Pomeroy's fourth edition of Commercial Law, a number of cases are cited where there is a difference between the laws and rulings of the various states. There are only three cases in which the difference is given. The procedure was to find all of the cases in which there is any doubt as to the Texas law, and to quote the law or ruling as given by Peters and Pomeroy, and then to give the law or ruling of the State of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70309/
A Comparative Study of Pupil-Teacher Ratings of the Amount of Democracy Practiced in the William James Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas
This study undertakes to measure by means of a questionnaire the spirit of democracy in the William James Junior High School of Fort Worth, Texas. The problem was the outgrowth of a personal interest in the boys and girls in the public schools of our nation and a feeling that strict application of the principles of democracy to school practices would result in happier school relationships. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53375/
A Comparative Study of Recreation in State and Federal Mental Institutions in Texas
The purpose of this study is to make a comparative survey of recreational programs in both federal and state mental institutions in Texas. The objective, in general, is to determine which of the two types of mental institutions makes available to patients the most well-rounded program of recreation, and to determine wherein recreational facilities and opportunities in both types of institutions may be improved. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83395/
A Comparative Study of Samuel Richardson and Henry Fielding
This thesis presents a biographical and literary study of Samuel Richardson and Henry Fielding. It also looks at the romanticism and realism of Richardson, the realism of Fielding, and the differences between Richardson and Fielding. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75324/
A Comparative Study of Some Physical, Intellectual, and Personality Factors of Groups Entering the Waco State Home at Different Ages and on Different Dates
The problem in this study is to make a comparison of some physical, intellectual, and personality factors of groups of children entering the Waco State Home at different ages and on different dates. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75318/
A Comparative Study of Teacher Ratings Assigned Girls and Boys
It is the purpose of this study to determine if there is any significant difference in teacher ratings of boys and girls of equal achievement. If such differences are found to exist, an attempt will be made to explain the causes for such differences. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83498/
A Comparative Study of the Boys' Physical Education Programs in the Senior High Schools of Rusk County, Texas, and an Evaluation of These Programs on the Basis of Standards Set Up by Bulletin No. 444 of theTexas State Department of Education
The underlying purpose of this study is to determine to what extent the senior high schools of Rusk County, Texas, are meeting state standards as outlined in the Texas State Department of Education Bulletin no. 444, and consequently to point out shortcomings in the program of physical education for boys in these schools in the light of actual conditions compared with recommended standards. Then, of course, recommendations will be made for the improvement of the phys' physical education program in the senior high schools of Rusk County, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83466/
A Comparative Study of the Content and Method of Presentation Found in Twenty-Nine Typewriting Textbooks
The twenty-nine typewriting texts which form the basis for this study are a sample of those currently used in the field of typewriting instruction. The purpose of this study is to see how they agree or where they disagree in the material offered and the way in which it is presented. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70369/
A Comparative Study of the Effects of Certain Visual Aids on Pupil Achievement in General Science
This thesis presents the results of a study conducted to determine if visual aids impacted the general science capabilities of middle school students. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33293/
A Comparative Study of the Elementary-School Handwriting Program as Offered in Five State Courses of Study
The problem of this investigation is a comparative study of the elementary-school handwriting program as outlined in the courses of study offered by the State Departments of Education in five states. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53395/
A Comparative Study of the Personality of Town Pupils and School Bus Pupils in the Elementary Grades
The major purpose of the study is to reveal, by means of comparison, the extent to which the Town Group of pupils and the School Bus Group of pupils of the elementary grades (fourth to seventh inclusive) of the Decatur, Texas, Public School are adjusting to the problems and conditions which confront them in the Decatur school and community, and the extent to which they are developing a normal, happy, and socially effective personality. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83344/
A Comparative Study of the Physical Education Status and the Academic Status of One Hundred Senior Girls of N. R. Crozier Technical High School of Dallas, Texas, in May, 1947
The purposes of the study were: (1) To determine the relation of the ratings of the students in activities in the physical education program by physical education instructors and the General Motor Capacity Scores made by the students; (2) To determine the relation of the physical education grades and the General Motor Capacity Scores of the students; (3) To determine the relation of the physical education grades and the academic grades of the students; (4) To determine the relation of the Intelligence Quotients and the General Motor Capacity Scores of the students; (5) To determine the relation of the academic grades and the General Motor Capacity Scores of the students. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75656/
A Comparative Study of the Present Objectives and Methods of Teaching Citizenship
The purpose of this study is to make an investigation of the practices of a selected number of schools in teaching citizenship to determine if these schools are following democratic procedures in their methods of teaching. The evaluation is based upon criteria derived from a study of recent literature in the field of education. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83453/
A Comparative Study of the Qualifications and Duties of City School Superintendents' Secretaries in Oklahoma
The problem in this study is to make a comparison of the qualifications and duties of secretaries of city school superintendents in Oklahoma, with regard to academic training stenographic duties, duties pertaining to financial records and reports, banking duties, duties pertaining to general records and reports, duties pertaining to bus and transportation reports, teaching duties and miscellaneous duties. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75482/
A Comparative Study of the Relation of Food, Rest, and Recreation to the Height and Weight of the Children in the Fifth Grade of Winnetka School, Dallas, Texas
This thesis is a record of the results of a study made to obtain information about the relation of food, rest, and recreation to the height and the weight of the children in the fifth grade of Winnetka School, Dallas, Texas. The purpose of the work was three-fold: (1) to gain a better understanding of the nutritive value of foods and thereby put this understanding into practice; (2) to recognize the three essentials of good health: namely, diet, rest, knowledge of health rules; (3) and to create a desire to practice them. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75610/
A Comparative Study of the Requirements for Certification of Public School Administrators in the United States
The specific purposes of this study may be briefly stated as follows: (1) to determine the present status of administrative certification in the United States; (2) to determine whether the various states have set up requirements which will insure that their public schools shall have administrators who are capable of directing and supervising the educational program; (3) to indicate the degree of uniformity of requirements in the various states; (4) to secure recommendations for the certification of public school administrators from leading educators in the United States; and, on the basis of such data, (5) to make certain recommendations for a sound administrative certification program. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96858/
A Comparative Study of the Social and Academic Status of Private Pre-school and Public School Children in the Second Year of a Dallas Elementary School
This study will endeavor to make a comparative study of seventeen children in the second grade in an elementary school in Dallas that attended private schools and omitted the first year of the public school, and seventeen children that are in the second grade after completing the first grade in the public school. The purpose of the study in comparing the social and academic status of the two groups is to determine if the non-scholastic child after a year of private school is able to adjust and accomplish an academic and social status on the level of the second year of the public school as compared with children of school age that have been through the first year and are now in their second year. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53578/
A Comparative Study of the Students' Recreational Program in the North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas, and the Teachers' Recreational Program in Amarillo, Texas
This study is a comparative analysis of the recreational activities and facilities of 150 students attending the North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas, during the summer of 1940 and of 150 teachers in service in the public schools of Amarillo, Texas during 1940-41. The three-fold purpose of this investigation was to compare the recreational activities in which teachers in service and students in college participated, to secure from each subject a ranking of activities as to his choice for participation, and to determine the adequacy of recreational facilities for both groups. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75333/
A Comparative Study of the Vocaublary, Word-Meanings, Mechanical Features, and Teaching Plans of Fifteen Second Grade Spelling Textbooks
The problem of this thesis is to make a critical study of fifteen second grade spelling textbooks published since 1940. The purpose of this study is to see how they agree or where they disagree in mechanical features, vocabulary, word-meanings, and teaching plan. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83447/
A Comparative Study of Trends in Reporting Pupils' School Progress as Evidenced by Recommendations of Educators and as Described by Fifty-Six Adults Engaged in the Teaching Profession
The problem of this study is to evaluate methods of reporting pupils' school progress to parents and to discover trends in reporting which are revealed in educational literature and school practice. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53399/
A Comparative Study of Two Methods of Grouping Students in the Intermediate Grades of the Hobbs Public Schools, Hobbs, New Mexico
The purpose of this study is to determine, in the light of available data, which of two methods of grouping students for instructional purposes is best suited to the needs of the Hobbs Elementary Schools, Hobbs, New Mexico. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75513/
A Comparative Study of Two Methods Used in the Teaching of Arithmetic in the Seventh Grade
This comparative study of methods used in teaching arithmetic was carried out in the La Vega Public School, McLennan County, Texas, during the 1941-1942 school term. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53373/
Comparative Value of Two Types of Teaching Reading
The major purpose of this study is to compare the progress in the general reading ability of a group of pupils taught by the phonic method of word recognition, with the progress of a group taught by the same method plus the study of stories to determine whether the study of stories aids word recognition ability and, in turn, general reading ability. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75480/
Comparison of a Traditional and an Integrated Program of Instruction in an Elementary School
The purpose of this study is to determine if elementary school children progress faster in academic or tool subjects when taught through interest units in an integrated curriculum or when taught the separate subjects by a traditional method. Reading, spelling, and handwriting are used as illustrative subjects in the sixth grade with reading only in the second grade. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83482/
A Comparison of Certain Reading Textbook Manuals with Certain Reading Authority Standards for Intermediate Grades
This study was made in an attempt to determine whether or not the manuals for the reading textbooks published since 1930 meet the standards set up by the leading educators in the field of reading. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75499/
A Comparison of Changes in the Offerings of Secondary Schools in Texas and Louisiana since 1920
The purpose of this study is to make a comparison of the curriculum changes made in the secondary schools of Texas and Louisiana since 1920, and to determine if these changes conform to changes in accepted educational aims. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53541/
Comparison of Comprehension in Pre-Directed Informational Reading and in Non-Directed Informational Reading at the Primary Level, Based upon a Survey of Professional Literature in the Field
The problem for consideration in this thesis is a comparison of comprehension in pre-directed informational reading and in non-directed informational reading at the primary level, based upon a survey of professional literature in the field. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75523/
A Comparison of Educational Concepts as Expressed by Workshop Participants and by Dewey
The problem involved in this research was a comparative study of the educational philosophy of the 1943 Child Development Workshop at the North Texas State Teachers College, as expressed by consultants and participants, and John Dewey's principles of education. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75471/
A Comparison of Exotic and Domestic Species in American Zoological Gardens and their Practical Educational Value
This thesis presents a comparison of zoos and zoological gardens in the United States, Europe, and Asia. After an examination of these entities, the appeal and educational value of particular species is determined. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33255/
Comparison of First-Hand and Vicarious Experiences in Promoting Reading Readiness
The purpose of this study is to compare first-hand and vicarious experiences as means of developing those factors or traits of reading readiness that may be improved through training. More specifically, it is an attempt to measure the amount of readiness gained through the two types of experiences by two groups of first-grade children in the San Angelo Public Schools. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53345/
A Comparison of Gainesville Junior High School with the Accepted Standards for Junior High School Outline
The purpose of this study is to make an evaluation of Gainesville Junior High School to determine the extent to which it meets criteria for this type of school. The different phases of the school evaluated were: plant and equipment, library, course of study, techniques of teaching, and extra-curricular activities. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75623/
A Comparison of Methods in Teaching Gregg Shorthand
The purpose of this problem is to make a comparative study of methods in teaching Gregg shorthand. The problem is to compare the methods of approach, procedures, and techniques used, and to determine what has been accomplished in the way of experiments which have been performed by the different writers. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83508/
A Comparison of Student and Teacher Objectives at Brantley-Draughon College, Fort Worth, Texas
This study involves three things: first, a comparison of the general objectives of students and teachers; second, a comparison of jobs wanted by students with jobs for which the teachers think they are training their students; and third, a comparison of student and teacher objectives in the individual subjects. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53655/
A Comparison of the Educational Philosophies of Pragmatism and Essentialism and their Effects on Education
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70327/
Comparison of the Effectiveness of Modern and Traditional Methods of Teaching the Social Studies in the Eighth Grade
The problem of this study was to determine, if possible, whether any significant difference in achievement existed when eighth-grade social studies were taught by two distinct methods, namely, the traditional and the progressive. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83489/
A Comparison of the Group and the Individual Techniques of Teaching Algebra
This thesis presents findings made during an examination and comparison of the individualized unit and traditional group methods used to teach ninth grade algebra in Hillsboro, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33278/
A Comparison of the Learning Difficulties Between Gregg Shorthand and Thomas Natural Shorthand
The purpose of this problem is to make a comparative study between Gregg Shorthand and Thomas Natural Shorthand. The problem is to compare the learning difficulties of the two systems, and to determine which system is easier to read and write by comparing the rules and principles and the writing fluency. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75323/
A Comparison of the Philosophical Concepts of Leading Philosophers with those of Certain Southern Oklahoma Educators
This investigation proposes to present a comparison of two compendiums of philosophy, and in the light of this comparison determine the prevailing types of educational philosophy and practice used in certain schools of southern Oklahoma. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70311/
A Comparison of the Socio-Economic Status with the School Status of the Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth-Grade Pupils of the Montague, Texas, Public Schools
The purpose of this study is a comparison of the socio-economic status with the school status of the seventh, eighth, and ninth-grade pupils of the Montague, Texas, public schools. In this study the socio-economic status is interpreted as meaning the position that the individual, or family, occupies with reference to average standards based on the home status indexes. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75545/
A Comparison of the Socio-Economic Status with the School Status of the Third and Fourth-Grade Pupils of the Jermyn, Texas, Public School
The present study is concerned with the relation of the existent socio-economic family status to the school status of twenty-four third and fourth grade pupils in the Jermyn, Texas public school. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75593/
A Comparison of the Teaching Techniques of the Traditional School, Edyth, Tahoka, Texas, with Teaching Techniques Used in the Progressive School, West Point, Tahoka, Texas
The purpose of this study is to make an examination of current educational trends as found in authoritative books and magazines and to use the traditional school of Edyth, Tahoka, Texas, and the progressive school of West Point, Tahoka, Texas, as special examples for comparison. An analysis of the different techniques used and an evaluation of the merits of each will be offered. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70324/
A Comparison of the Value of Two Methods of Teaching Reading
The problem of this study is to determine the value the group method of teaching reading has over the traditional method in overcoming reading difficulties. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83533/
A Comparison of Twins and Mutual Friends in Regard to Personality Traits
The purpose of this study is to compare the personality traits of twins with the personality traits of mutual friends, as measured by a personality rating scale. In this study an attempt will be made to answer two questions. First, how do twins compare with mutual friends on personality traits? Second, are certain traits more predominant among twins than among mutual friends? digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83428/