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A Comparative Analysis of the Twelve-Year Plans in Texas Public Schools
The object of this study is to present a brief, though detailed, account of the various methods used to install and to operate a twelve-year curriculum in the Texas Public Schools that have pioneered in this field. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75595/
A Comparative Critical Analysis of Beginning Piano Methods
It has been the purpose of this study to examine representative beginning piano methods, as found available in published form, and to compare and evaluate them according to musical, psychological, physical, and educational standards. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699530/
A Comparative Evaluation and Analysis in Terms of National Defense of the National Youth Administration, the National Defense Training Program, and the State Teachers Colleges' Industrial Arts Program
The objectives of this study are: first, to draw conclusions in regard to the extent the National Youth Administration, the National Defense Training Program, and the Industrial Arts departments of the Texas State Teachers Colleges are making "trainees" of the first two programs and graduates and students of the last division more employable in the several industries that make up our national defense manufacturing mechanism; second, to show by the presentation of the college programs whether or not the colleges are presenting the courses of industrial arts which are most needed by youth in this time of crisis and national defense preparation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75300/
Comparative First Year College Music Theory
The problem of this study is to set forth some principles of teaching beginning music theory in Texas colleges; to survey and evaluate critically a sampling of standard theory textbooks basing the evaluation on the principles outlined; and to recommend a methodology for teaching beginning college theory. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699626/
A Comparative History of Certain Phases of Early Railway Construction, Financing, and Administration in England, France, Germany, and the United States
This thesis contrasts railroading history in England, France, Germany, and the United States to highlight the differences and similarities between them. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33260/
A Comparative Nutritive Study of the Growth-Promoting Factors of Four Varieties of Cowpeas
The purpose of the present study is to compare the growth-promoting properties of four varieties of the green cowpea: the blackeye, the red and white crowder, the brown crowder and the cream cowpea. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75449/
A Comparative Sociometric Study of Negro and White Children
The purpose of the study was to compare the social acceptance of the Negro and white children in the second, fourth, and fifth grades of the Demonstration School associated with the North Texas State Teachers College and the Fred Douglass Negro School, Denton, Texas, and to record the extent of change over a period of time. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75704/
Comparative Studies in Geography -- Textbook and Free Materials Versus Textbook and Library Supplements
The problem involved in this study was to carry on an experiment of two methods of teaching eighth-grade geography and to compare the two. Briefly stated, the problem of this thesis was to determine the value of the use of free materials as compared with library supplements. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53341/
A Comparative Study between the Achievement Test Results and Teacher Ratings Assigned Boys and Those Received by Girls of the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Grades in the Stonewall Jackson School, Denton, Texas
It is the purpose of the writer to discover if there is any significant difference between the teacher ratings of boys and girls with equated intelligence quotients. And if such differences are found to exist, an attempt will be made to determine to what extent they prevail. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75666/
A Comparative Study Between the Achievement Test Results and Teacher's Ratings Assigned Latin Americans and Those Received by Anglo Americans of Classes Seven X, Eight X, and Eight Y in a Southwest Texas Junior High School
It is the purpose of this writer to determine if there is any significant difference between the teacher ratings of Latin-Americans and Anglo-Americans and if such differences are found to exist, an attempt will be made to determine the extent to which they prevail. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83602/
A Comparative Study in Remedial Reading for Junior High School Students to Determine Whether the Word-Clue Method of Vocabulary Building Improves General Reading Ability
The major purpose of this study is to evaluate the progress in the general reading ability of a group of pupils taught by remedial methods of teaching, as compared with the progress of a group taught by the same methods plus vocabulary building through the definite study of word-clues and their meanings, to determine whether the word-clue method of vocabulary building aids general reading ability. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70305/
A Comparative Study of Achievement Made in a Departmentalized and a Non-Departmentalized Fourth Grade
This thesis has three main purposes: 1. to determine the progress made in achievement by each individual in the departmentalized and non-departmentalized groups; 2. to contrast the progress made in achievement by the groups under discussion; 3. to ascertain, by comparison of the two groups, whether any relative gain in achievement is made as a result of children working in the two different school organizations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83452/
A Comparative Study of Certain Educational Opportunities Offered by the North Ward Elementary School and the South Ward Elementary School, Sinton, Texas, during 1947-1948
The problem of this thesis is to make a comparative analysis of the educational opportunities of the two elementary schools in Sinton, Texas, one of which is composed of Anglo-Americans and the other of Latin-Americans. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83438/
A Comparative Study of Class A and Class AA Football Coaches of Districts One through Sixteen of the University Interscholastic League
The purpose of this study is to present comparative analyses relating to personal and professional differences and similarities among football coaches in Class A and Class AA high schools of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83496/
A Comparative Study of Coaches in Senior High Schools in Texas in the Pre-World War II and Post-World War II Periods
The purposes of the study were: (1) To determine the status of Texas high school athletic coaches in the period preceding the entrance of America in World War II. (2) To determine the present status of Texas high school athletic coaches. (3) To compare the status held by the coaches in these two periods. (4) To supply information that is pertinent to school administrators concerning the status of high school athletic coaches in Texas. (5) To present facts that may be useful in vocational and educational guidance of young men who contemplate a coaching career. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83352/
A Comparative Study of Dallas Employment Requisites for Stenographers and Secretarial Qualifications of Students at Forest Avenue High School
The problem in this study has a three-fold purpose: to learn the likenesses and differences of the small and large business offices of Dallas, Texas, in regard to their employment requirements for the beginning stenographer; to determine to what extent the average Dallas high school graduate shows the characteristics that are requisite for secretarial success; and to evaluate the learnings of secretarial students in Forest Avenue High School, Dallas, Texas, in view of these findings. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53412/
A Comparative Study of Egg Media in the Primary Isolation of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis
The primary purpose of this investigation is not only to improve the present technique of culture of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, but also to make a comparative study of the media use, namely, Veterans Administration modification of Trudeau's medium, Lowenstein's egg medium, and that developed by the author, in order to find which, if any, of these will most easily and effectively meet the needs of the hospital laboratory. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83506/
A Comparative Study of Environmental Conditions and their Relations to Achievement, Personality, and Intelligence of Fifth Grade Pupils
This study has the purpose to compare the relationships between personality, environment, achievement, and intelligence and discover the effect, if any, of environment upon the personality, achievement, and intelligence of a group of fifth grade pupils. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83339/
A Comparative Study of Environmental Conditions and Their Relations to Achievement, Personality, and Intelligence of Seventh Grade Pupils
The purpose of this study is to give the results of a testing program in the low seventh grade of an urban school wherein intelligence, personality, achievement, and socioeconomic tests were given. The primary purpose of the tests was to determine what influence, if any, the environmental factors played in the individual learning process, but attention was given to other phases of the learning process as well. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699636/
A Comparative Study of Fifty Undergraduate Men Majors in Physical Education and Fifty Undergraduate Men Majors in Other Fields at North Texas State College with Respect to Selected Personal Traits
"To determine the general characteristics of the undergraduate men majors in the field of physical education and men majors in other fields...if the undergraduate men majors in physical education could be distinguished from the men majors in other fields"--4. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699663/
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 1939-40 Living Conditions of Dormitory and Non-Dormitory Men Attending North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas
"The purpose of the study is two-fold: (1) to compare the 1939-40 living conditions that prevailed in the men's college dormitory with living conditions that existed in sixteen college-supervised residences for men; (2) to compare the living conditions that existed in 1939-40 in both the men's dormitory and the college-supervised residences for men with standards set up by authorities in the field of college student housing."--1. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699699/
A Comparative Study of the Academic Achievement of Three Hundred and Eighty Athletes and Non-Athletes at North Texas State Teachers College from 1930 to 1938
It is the objective of the writer to compare the grades of the athletes and non-athletes as well as to consider factors other than intelligence to show the difference in Academic Achievement at North Texas State Teachers College between athletes and the average student. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699487/
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 Educational and Economic Status of Fifty Government-Aided Men and Fifty Employed Men in Denton, Texas
"The problem of this thesis is a comparative study of the educational and economic status of fifty government-aided men in Denton, Texas and fifty employed laborers in the same city. The term 'government-aided men' refers to men who receive direct aid from Federal relief in order to live and to support their dependents. Many are members of the CCC camp; but others receive their aid from the old-age pension fund, from W.P.A. projects, or other Federal organizations. Laborers are interpreted as men who do not hold 'white-collared' jobs...educational status is used to indicate the highest grade completed in school...the term economic status means the income of the men under consideration..This study is confined to certain men in Denton, Texas, and deals with only male whites between the ages of 21 and 65 years. The problem is not concerned with what the state should do or should not do, nor does it lead to any solution of existing conditions. It is only hoped that the findings may shed some light on whether or not the educational and economic status of these men under consideration appear to have any correlation." --leaves 1-4. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699602/
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 Freshman Women and Senior Women in North Texas State Teachers College
"The major purpose of this study as (1) to revel by means of comparison the extent to which the college freshman and college senior woman is adjusting to the problems and conditions which confront her and the extent to which she is developing a normal, happy, and socially effective personality; (2) to interpret rightly the data collected from the group studies in order that plans for personality improvements may be made, and to offer a working basis for guidance in personality development; and (3) to study the social and economic factors concerning their home background the year preceding their entrance into the college, and to discover the effect, if any, upon the personal and social adjustment of each group."--2. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699622/
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 Personality Traits of Handicapped and Normal Children
The purpose of this study is to compare the personality traits of the physically handicapped children with the personality traits of normal children. An attempt will be made to answer two questions. First, how do physically defective children compare with Physically normal children in self-adjustment and social-adjustment? Second, is there an associated emotional or personality pattern which accompanies physical handicaps? digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699756/
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 Required Physical Education Program for Men at North Texas State Teachers College and the Physical Training Program for Naval Aviation Cadets with a Proposed Physical Fitness Program for Men to Be Offered at North Texas State Teachers College
"This comparative study of the required physical education program for men students offered by the North Texas State Teachers college and the physical training program offered to Naval aviation cadets was made to determine the type of additional training necessary for an adequate program at North Texas State Teachers College which will improve the physical condition of the men students."--1. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699567/
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/