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 Decade: 1940-1949
 Year: 1947
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
Development and Evaluation of Teacher Retirement Systems in the United States

Development and Evaluation of Teacher Retirement Systems in the United States

Date: 1947
Creator: Robertson, Martha Fairfax
Description: The purpose of this study is to collect, organize, and present information pertaining to the development of teacher retirement systems in the United States, with special emphasis upon the benefits and services such systems can render to the thousands and thousands of teachers who have given their lives to the cause of teaching the youth of America.
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Development and Introduction of a Sound Guidance Program

Development and Introduction of a Sound Guidance Program

Date: 1947
Creator: Lasater, Ira Lee
Description: The purpose of the study is to analyze and evaluate the soundness of a guidance program in its introduction and development in a secondary school.
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Development of a Workbook for Business Mathematics Based on the Needs of Students of Business at North Texas State Teachers College

Development of a Workbook for Business Mathematics Based on the Needs of Students of Business at North Texas State Teachers College

Date: 1947
Creator: Williams, Walter Maxey
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the needs of students who are majoring in business and to design a workbook that will best prepare these students for the business courses offered at North Texas State Teachers College and for the problems of everyday life.
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Development of the Commercial Curricula in the Secondary Schools of Texas

Development of the Commercial Curricula in the Secondary Schools of Texas

Date: 1947
Creator: Chowning, Charles Odom
Description: The purpose of this study is to trace the growth and development of the commercial curricula in the secondary schools of Texas and to relate the changes in aims and objectives of such curricula in such a way that a reading of it will furnish a concise, definite, and clear understanding of what has happened in the past.
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Devices for Teaching Creative Music in the Elementary Grades

Devices for Teaching Creative Music in the Elementary Grades

Date: 1947
Creator: Spearman, Leta Hooks
Description: The purpose of the creative approach in music education is to furnish the child with opportunities for originality of expression and for freedom and adventure. This thesis examines the goals and purposes of using creativity in music eduction.
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The Discount Operations of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

The Discount Operations of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Date: 1947
Creator: Richardson, Jean
Description: It is the purpose of this thesis to give a factual presentation of the operation of the discount system of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Texas, covering the years 1914 through 1935.
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Disposition of Disputed Cases, Involving Non-Basic Wage, Union Security, and Non-Wage Issues of the Oil Refining Industry by the Eighth Regional War Labor Board

Disposition of Disputed Cases, Involving Non-Basic Wage, Union Security, and Non-Wage Issues of the Oil Refining Industry by the Eighth Regional War Labor Board

Date: 1947
Creator: Grubbs, Kenneth R.
Description: This investigation is a study of the issues involved in the disputed cases pertaining to the Oil Refining Industry which were certified to the Eighth Regional War Labor Board serving Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana during World War II.
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Domination and Persuasion as Means of Social Control in a Boy Scout Organization

Domination and Persuasion as Means of Social Control in a Boy Scout Organization

Date: 1947
Creator: Shaw, Euline
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the extent to which domination and persuasion are employed as methods of social control in fifteen Boy Scout troops in Wichita Falls, Texas.
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Education in Ellis County, Texas

Education in Ellis County, Texas

Date: August 1947
Creator: Parker, Wilna
Description: This primary purpose of this thesis is to explore the progression of education within Ellis County. The first two chapters focus on how the county was founded, the first settlements, the formation of towns and economic developments. The rest of the paper gives the history and development of education, specifically the early schools of the county, the beginning of public schools, and the more recent trends of education.
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Educational Opportunities in the West Independent School District and the Surrounding Common School Districts could be Improved through Consolidation

Educational Opportunities in the West Independent School District and the Surrounding Common School Districts could be Improved through Consolidation

Date: 1947
Creator: Kennedy, G. D.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the extent of educational inequalities existing in the West Independent School District and the eight surrounding rural school districts, and to suggest changes that might improve educational opportunities for all children involved.
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The Effect of Media Constituents on Growth and Pigment Production of Mycobacterium Phlei, Pseudomonas Fluorescens, Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, and Staphylococcus Citreus

The Effect of Media Constituents on Growth and Pigment Production of Mycobacterium Phlei, Pseudomonas Fluorescens, Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, and Staphylococcus Citreus

Date: 1947
Creator: Robbins, Finis E.
Description: Little is known concerning the production and significance of bacterial pigments. There is seemingly an open field for studying the effects produced by varying the nutritive content of culture media upon which organisms are grown. This has led to an especial interest in, and the purpose of this investigation.
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The Effect of Medium Constituents upon Pigment Production by Four Species of Bacteria

The Effect of Medium Constituents upon Pigment Production by Four Species of Bacteria

Date: 1947
Creator: Goode, Jo Dunn
Description: This investigation had for its aim the determination of the effects of various materials, added to the basic culture medium, upon pigment production of the four chromogens Staphylococcus aureus, Sarcina lutea, Serratia marcescens, and Rhodococcus cinnabaris.
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The Effects of Media Constituents Upon the Growth and Pigment Production of Micrococcus Flavus, Micrococcus Roseus, Micrococcus Subcitreus, and Sarcina Citrea

The Effects of Media Constituents Upon the Growth and Pigment Production of Micrococcus Flavus, Micrococcus Roseus, Micrococcus Subcitreus, and Sarcina Citrea

Date: 1947
Creator: Martin, Joseph Hearn
Description: This investigation has for its aim the explanation of growth and pigment production of Micrococcus flavus, Micrococcus roseus, Micrococcus subvitreus, and Sarcina citrea by the addition of various nutrient test materials to a standard culture medium.
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The Evaluation of a Vocational Guidance Project in the Diamond Hill Senior High School Fort Worth, Texas

The Evaluation of a Vocational Guidance Project in the Diamond Hill Senior High School Fort Worth, Texas

Date: 1947
Creator: Wyatt, Verna Wilkinson
Description: The purpose here is to evaluate an assigned vocational guidance project in the Diamond Hill Senior High School, Fort Worth, Texas, which was executed in certain English and speech classes.
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An Evaluation of Audio-Visual Instruction in Low-First Grade Reading

An Evaluation of Audio-Visual Instruction in Low-First Grade Reading

Date: 1947
Creator: Keith, Flora Fay
Description: The problem of this investigation was two fold: first, to obtain information on available auditory and visual aids adaptable to teaching reading on the low-first-grade level; and second, to determine the progress in general reading efficiency of three groups of beginning readers who were taught by three different methods.
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Evaluation of Materials now Available for Teaching Spanish-Speaking Children to Speak and Read English

Evaluation of Materials now Available for Teaching Spanish-Speaking Children to Speak and Read English

Date: 1947
Creator: Read, Jennie Mae
Description: The purpose of this study is to discover and evaluate materials available to teachers attempting to solve the problems of teaching Spanish-speaking children to read English, and to make some suggestions as to the effective ways of selecting materials to be used in a locality where Spanish-speaking children attend the public schools.
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An Evaluation of Methods and Objectives in Speech Teaching

An Evaluation of Methods and Objectives in Speech Teaching

Date: 1947
Creator: Jinkins, Imogene
Description: The problem of this thesis is to determine whether speech teachers' objectives and methods are in line with educational objectives and certain sound psychological practices and whether speech training has made any contribution to the general education of the ninth grade students in the Odessa Junior High School.
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An Evaluation of Parent-Teacher Associations in the Second District of Texas

An Evaluation of Parent-Teacher Associations in the Second District of Texas

Date: 1947
Creator: Sargent, Georgia
Description: The problem under consideration in this study is one having to do with an attempted analysis of the efficiency and worth of parent-teacher associations in the schools of North Texas.
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An Evaluation of the Child-Study Program of the Corpus Christi, Texas, Public Schools

An Evaluation of the Child-Study Program of the Corpus Christi, Texas, Public Schools

Date: 1947
Creator: Whitehead, William W.
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a survey of the Child Study Program as it has been carried on in Corpus Christi since 1944, and to determine if the work has been a definite help to the teachers participating in the program.
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An Evaluation of the Newbery Medal Books

An Evaluation of the Newbery Medal Books

Date: 1947
Creator: Lewis, Katherine
Description: The writer's purpose in this study has been to make a thorough investigation of the Newbery Medal books to determine if they represent the best literature suitable for children's reading that has been published since 1922, and to investigate carefully the group as a whole to see if the books possess those rare qualities and characteristics which, deservedly, would set them apart from the ordinary type of books usually designated as suitable for children's reading.
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An Evaluation of the Programs of Health and Physical Education for Girls in the Junior High Schools of Class AA Type of District One of the University of Texas Interscholastic League

An Evaluation of the Programs of Health and Physical Education for Girls in the Junior High Schools of Class AA Type of District One of the University of Texas Interscholastic League

Date: 1947
Creator: George, Gladys Lynch
Description: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the programs of health and physical education for girls in the junior high schools of the Class AA type of District One of the University of Texas Interscholastic League.
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An Evaluation of the Psychological Principles of Learning Used in the Social Studies Curriculum of the Elementary Grades

An Evaluation of the Psychological Principles of Learning Used in the Social Studies Curriculum of the Elementary Grades

Date: 1947
Creator: Stucker, Myrtle
Description: The problem of this study is to establish criteria of psychological factors that should be included in a social studies educational program of the elementary grades to measure the program planned for the social studies of the elementary grades of the Houston, El Paso, Fort Worth, and Amarillo, Texas, public schools.
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An Evaluation of the Work Habits and Personal Traits of a Group of Graduates of the Commercial Department of Sunset High School, Dallas, Texas

An Evaluation of the Work Habits and Personal Traits of a Group of Graduates of the Commercial Department of Sunset High School, Dallas, Texas

Date: August 1947
Creator: Hudson, Frances Merle
Description: The problem in this study has a three-fold purpose: to evaluate the work performance, as ranked by employers and teachers, of a group of employed graduates of business education of the sunset high School of Dallas, Texas; to evaluate the personality traits demonstrated by the employees on the job in relation to the personality traits demonstrated in school; and to analyze these evaluations to secure suggestions for improving the course of study, including the amount of emphasis which should be placed on the various phases of the instructional program.
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An Experimental Study of Student Progress in General Mathematics

An Experimental Study of Student Progress in General Mathematics

Date: 1947
Creator: Christian, Jewel Morris
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to make an experimental study of the compiled data obtained from the results of three standardized tests that were administered to two groups of general mathematics students during one semester; and to determine, if possible, by the scores, whether the prescribed course in mathematics makes for any significant increases, or losses in student progress.
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