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 Decade: 1950-1959
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The Effectiveness of Sociometric Grouping in Improving the Social Status of Rejected Girls in Eighth-grade Homemaking Classes

The Effectiveness of Sociometric Grouping in Improving the Social Status of Rejected Girls in Eighth-grade Homemaking Classes

Date: August 1953
Creator: Bissell, Mary Elvira
Description: The purpose of the present study is to determine the effectiveness of sociometric groupings in bringing about improved social status of rejected girls in eighth-grade homemaking classes. Specifically, the study seeks to answer to the questions: Do significant changes occur in personal and social adjustment when pupils are placed in groups according to their choice? Is there evidence of improved social status of rejected pupils when sociometric groupings are used throughout the year?
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Effectiveness of the Problem-Solving Method in Developing Thinking Ability in Homemaking Students

Effectiveness of the Problem-Solving Method in Developing Thinking Ability in Homemaking Students

Date: 1951
Creator: Baker, Frances Basye
Description: This study attempts to compare the thinking abilities of homemaking girls with the thinking abilities of girls not taking homemaking. By emphasizing the problem-solving method in the teaching of an experimental unit, it proposes to determine whether homemaking students show greater gains in thinking ability at the end of the school year than non-homemaking students. The investigator proposes to find out if the student taught by techniques of problem-solving forms thinking habits superior to habits formed by those students who have not been taught by this method as extensively as homemaking students.
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Effectiveness of the Undergraduate Curriculum in Teacher Education in Developing Desired Teaching Competencies

Effectiveness of the Undergraduate Curriculum in Teacher Education in Developing Desired Teaching Competencies

Date: August 1959
Creator: Turkett, Arlie Keith
Description: The purpose of this study is to identify and evaluate the competencies that a person who desires to teach should possess in order to be an effective classroom teacher. Identification of these competencies will be made from evidence obtained through a consensus of student's opinions, these opinions to be solicited from students currently enrolled in courses required for a major in elementary education, and from the consensus of faculty members who ware currently teaching these courses.
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The Effectivness of a Specialized Unit in Improving the Social Adjustment of Homemaking Students

The Effectivness of a Specialized Unit in Improving the Social Adjustment of Homemaking Students

Date: 1951
Creator: Wester, Edna Dean
Description: The investigator attempted to measure the effectiveness of a specialized unit on personal development in improving the social adjustment of homemaking girls.
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The Effects of a Democratic Program on the First-Grade Children, Houston School, Mineral Wells, Texas

The Effects of a Democratic Program on the First-Grade Children, Houston School, Mineral Wells, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Dyer, Laura Lilly
Description: The problem in this study is two-fold: (1) to determine the effects of a democratic curriculum upon the educational growth of first-grade children; and (2) to show that, through living the democratic life, the first-grade children developed behavior patterns that fitted them to live more wholesome lives.
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The Effects of a Private Endowment on a Rural Public School

The Effects of a Private Endowment on a Rural Public School

Date: 1950
Creator: Cline, Iva Lee
Description: The purpose of this study is to present the history of the Alla rural public school, the only privately endowed public school in Texas, in order to show the part that adequate finances have played in its development and service to its community.
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Effects of Antigen Injection on Titer of C'3 and C'4 Complement Components of Rat Serum

Effects of Antigen Injection on Titer of C'3 and C'4 Complement Components of Rat Serum

Date: August 1957
Creator: Whalen, Paul Lorrance
Description: This work attempts to establish some phenomenon of a rise in titer of C'3 and C'4 due to antigenic stimulation. Normal level of complement is established and compared to other workers as well as against guinea pig levels. Young rats were bled to establish normal levels of complement. The animals were then injected with an antigenic substance and after a period of seven days were bled again to determine the level of complement. Various antigenic and non-antigenic substances were used as well as normal saline injections for control.
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The Effects of Certain Organic Compounds Upon the Bacterial Deposition of Ferric Hydroxide from Ferric Ammonium Citrate

The Effects of Certain Organic Compounds Upon the Bacterial Deposition of Ferric Hydroxide from Ferric Ammonium Citrate

Date: 1956
Creator: Papadopoulou, Polykarpia C.
Description: This thesis studies the effects of certain organic compounds upon the bacterial deposition of ferric hydroxide from ferric ammonium citrate.
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The Effects of Common Electrolytes on Growth and Development of Selected Species of Aquatic Actinomycetes

The Effects of Common Electrolytes on Growth and Development of Selected Species of Aquatic Actinomycetes

Date: August 1959
Creator: Sissom, Stanley L.
Description: The role that aquatic actinomycetes play, in the production of tastes and odors in water supplies has been investigated since 1948. The ability of these organisms to produce by-products in lakes and streams, which renders the water unpalatable, is of considerable public health importance. It is desirable that the waterworks industry has as much information as possible concerning the factors that contribute to the growth of these organisms. Since it appears that the aquatic actinomycetes may be isolated from most fresh-water sources, the problem of diversified environments and nutritional requirements offers an excellent field of investigation. The fresh-waters of the world contain variable quantities of electrolytes that may determine in part the biological activity of these organisms. The unsolved questions in this instance are concerned with the electrolytes present and their quantitative effects on the growth and development of these forms.
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The Effects of Heparin on the Development of Resistance to Antibiotics by Staphylococcus Aureus

The Effects of Heparin on the Development of Resistance to Antibiotics by Staphylococcus Aureus

Date: August 1959
Creator: Blanton, William George
Description: Since heparin combines with some antibiotics to decrease the toxicity of the antibiotic to the patient, the purpose of this investigation is to determine whether it has any effect upon the development of resistance to antibiotics by Staphylococcus aureus.
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The Effects of Memory Alteration in Schizophrenic Patients Treated with Electroconvulsive Shock Therapy

The Effects of Memory Alteration in Schizophrenic Patients Treated with Electroconvulsive Shock Therapy

Date: August 1957
Creator: Redding, Kaye George
Description: The problem of this investigation is twofold. First, to demonstrate the effects of the variation of convulsive-nonconvulsive electroshock treatment used in this study in relation to memory alteration in schizophrenia as measured by the Wechsler Memory Scale. Second, to determine those aspects of memory that are the most affected, and those that are the least affected by this form of treatment.
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The Effects of Mid-Morning Lunch and Afternoon Rest on the First and Second Grade Students in the Ponder, Texas Elementary School

The Effects of Mid-Morning Lunch and Afternoon Rest on the First and Second Grade Students in the Ponder, Texas Elementary School

Date: 1950
Creator: Davis, Opal
Description: It is the purpose of this study to determine the effects of mid-morning lunch and afternoon rest on the general health, personality and academic advancement of the first and second grade students in the Ponder, Texas, Elementary School.
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The Effects of Specific Health Factors on Interpersonal Relations in a Nursery School Group

The Effects of Specific Health Factors on Interpersonal Relations in a Nursery School Group

Date: 1950
Creator: Shepherd, Dorothy Wright
Description: The problem in general is to investigate whether or not there is a relationship between certain specific health factors in the individual preschool child and his personal relationships with other children.
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The Effects of the Industrial Revolution on Industrial Arts

The Effects of the Industrial Revolution on Industrial Arts

Date: August 1953
Creator: Thompson, Leon A.
Description: It is the purpose of this study to determine, so far as possible, the standing or success of industrial arts as a better type of training to fit the present generation for successful living in the industrial society of the present day.
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Electrolysis of Aluminum Solutions in a Magnetic Field

Electrolysis of Aluminum Solutions in a Magnetic Field

Date: May 1950
Creator: Wood, Charles E.
Description: None
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Electronic Analog Computer Study of Effects of Motor Velocity and Driving Voltage Limits upon Servomechanism Performance

Electronic Analog Computer Study of Effects of Motor Velocity and Driving Voltage Limits upon Servomechanism Performance

Date: 1956
Creator: Haynes, Joe Preston
Description: The object of this thesis is (1) to demonstrate the value of an electronic analog computer for the solution of non-linear ordinary differential equations particularly when a large family of solutions is required; and (2) to obtain as a by-product results of practical applicability to servomechanism selection and analysis.
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Electronics as an Economic Resource:  A Study of the Impact of Technology on Resource Theory

Electronics as an Economic Resource: A Study of the Impact of Technology on Resource Theory

Date: 1951
Creator: Simpson, Jerry Peyton
Description: This thesis discusses electronics as an economic resource and the impact of technology on resource theory.
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Elements of Boolean Algebra Theory

Elements of Boolean Algebra Theory

Date: 1957
Creator: Harvill, John Bowman
Description: The primary purpose of this paper is to state a set of postulates for Boolean algebra and show the characteristic theorems derivable from them, and to unify in one paper the more important methods of representing Boolean algebra and show their equivalence.
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Ellen Glasgow, Virginia Rebel

Ellen Glasgow, Virginia Rebel

Date: 1956
Creator: White, Imogene Ryan
Description: This study shows that her fiction was an influence in pointing the way to American Naturalism as a literary school and that, by her devotion to a single idea over a long span of years, she endows all womankind with stature.
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Employment Criteria of the Community and Recommended Business Curriculum for Frank Phillips College, Borger, Texas

Employment Criteria of the Community and Recommended Business Curriculum for Frank Phillips College, Borger, Texas

Date: August 1951
Creator: Ayers, Paul J.
Description: The purpose of this survey and study is to attempt the establishment of ways in which the business administration department of Frank Phillips College may help its students to prepare to fill the employment needs in the commercial offices of the area.
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The English Constitution and Foreign Affairs in 1621

The English Constitution and Foreign Affairs in 1621

Date: 1958
Creator: Sneed, Edgar P.
Description: This thesis discusses the English constitution and foreign affairs in 1621 including the transition from Tudor to Stuart monarchy following the death of Elizabeth I and the accession of James VI of Scotland.
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English Pastoral Drama, 1580-1642

English Pastoral Drama, 1580-1642

Date: 1958
Creator: Fulwiler, Lavon Buster
Description: It will be the purpose of the remaining chapters of this thesis to trace the characteristics and conventions of the pastoral as they can be observed in specific bucolic works from various writers of various nationalities and ultimately examine specific examples of English pastoral drama in light of these conventions and characteristics.
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The Epic Element in Hiawatha

The Epic Element in Hiawatha

Date: August 1953
Creator: Bass, Mary Laura
Description: By tracing the development of the epic, oral and written, as in Chapter III, the qualities that are characteristic of the epic and the devices associated with the epic through continued usage were found to be the constant factors upon which the definition of the epic is formulated. The application to Hiawatha of the epic definition in terms of form, theme, subject matter, characters, tone, the use of the supernatural, and the use of characteristic devices, strengthens the thesis that Longfellow has written an epic.
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Epic Qualities in Moby-Dick

Epic Qualities in Moby-Dick

Date: August 1952
Creator: Russell, John Joe
Description: Many critics not satisfied with explaining Moby-Dick in terms of the novel, have sough analogies in other literary genres. Most often parallels have been drawn from epic and dramatic literature. Critics have called Moby-Dick either an epic or a tragedy. After examining the evidence presented by both schools of thought, after establishing a workable definition of the epic and listing the most common epic devices, and after examining Moby-Dick in terms of this definition and discovering many of the epic devices in it, I propose the thesis that Melville has written an epic, not unlike the great epics of the past.
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