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The Challenge to the Operation of the Philosophy of Laissez-Faire

The Challenge to the Operation of the Philosophy of Laissez-Faire

Date: 1946
Creator: Haseltine, May Marian
Description: The problem of this study is to make an appraisal of laissez-faire, and its aims, methods, and accomplishments in its rise to pinnacle heights, its philosophy, and finally its decline in the maelstrom of society demanding more security, today, than ever before, in our standards of economy and living.
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Changes in Sociometric Scores of Fourth Grade Children as a Result of Concerted Efforts

Changes in Sociometric Scores of Fourth Grade Children as a Result of Concerted Efforts

Date: 1948
Creator: Kooker, Earl W.
Description: This study was concerned with the possibility of raising a fourth grade pupil's social status. The techniques used were those that could be used in nearly any fourth grade schoolroom.
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Changing Democratic Theory into Democratic Action in Secondary Schools

Changing Democratic Theory into Democratic Action in Secondary Schools

Date: 1948
Creator: McKenzie, Bedford M.
Description: The purpose of this study is to find what sound practices are available for the promotion of democratic living in the secondary school, and to determine how these practices can be applied to a program of action.
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Characteristics or Practices Which Contribute to Difficulties Experienced by Certain College Freshmen

Characteristics or Practices Which Contribute to Difficulties Experienced by Certain College Freshmen

Date: 1950
Creator: Shaw, Charles Lawson
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a survey of freshman classes in four Texas colleges to determine, in the opinion of first-year college students, the weaknesses in their high-school training that have operated to make their college work more difficult. Three major fields of difficulties -- subject matter of the high schools, the high-school teacher, and the high-school's part in developing habits and influencing students -- were used as a basis for the survey.
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The Child of Foreign Parentage

The Child of Foreign Parentage

Date: 1944
Creator: Gill, Mary Sodd
Description: It is the purpose of this study to take a group of first, second, and third grade children of foreign parentage who are in a segregated school in Fort Worth, Texas, and a group who are in a non-segregated school and compare them.
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Children's Reading Interests as Shown by the Books Checked from the Huey School Library in Wichita Falls, Texas, and the Relation of These Interests to Classroom Work

Children's Reading Interests as Shown by the Books Checked from the Huey School Library in Wichita Falls, Texas, and the Relation of These Interests to Classroom Work

Date: 1949
Creator: Latimer, Elizabeth
Description: This study has four main purposes: 1. To determine whether there is a preference for certain types of stories. 2. To find whether boys prefer one type story and girls another. 3. To determine whether the physical make-up or format of the book has any influence on the selection of books. 4. To find how these interests are related to classroom work.
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Class Piano in Relation to the Needs and Interests of the Child

Class Piano in Relation to the Needs and Interests of the Child

Date: 1950
Creator: Atchison, Ruby Dale Brown
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to show how class piano can meet the needs and interests of the child. Research was made to discover the development of piano from its very beginning to the present time, thereby showing the value of class piano and how old and new methods can be used to meet the needs and interests of the child.
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The Classroom Library in Action in an Integrated Elementary School Program

The Classroom Library in Action in an Integrated Elementary School Program

Date: 1942
Creator: Sweatmon, Mamie Lee
Description: The purpose of the study is to determine the library needs of the elementary-grade children of the Willow View School and to develop an activity program to meet their needs.
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A Comparative Analysis of Adopted Textbooks in Social Studies in Texas from 1913 to 1949

A Comparative Analysis of Adopted Textbooks in Social Studies in Texas from 1913 to 1949

Date: 1950
Creator: Thompson, Mary Alice
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a comparative analysis of the adopted textbooks for the sixth and seventh grades in social studies in the public schools of Texas from 1913 until the present time, 1949, to determine changes in concepts of presenting and teaching social studies during this time.
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A Comparative Analysis of the Affiliated Courses Offered in Texas High Schools

A Comparative Analysis of the Affiliated Courses Offered in Texas High Schools

Date: 1941
Creator: Merrick, James Estes
Description: The problem of this thesis is to determine what affiliated courses are most frequently offered to the students who attend the regular four year high schools in Texas, and to determine the relationship of the subjects taught to the scholastic population of the school.
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