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An Approach to Teaching Adults to Play Beginning Piano through the Use of Educational Television

An Approach to Teaching Adults to Play Beginning Piano through the Use of Educational Television

Date: August 1976
Creator: Fore, Katherine Ellen Moser
Description: The purpose of this paper is to establish a need for more accessible fine arts courses offered to adults and more specifically in music, to design a series of programs that would give an introduction to beginning functional piano through the use of educational television. The paper includes ten lesson outlines for thirty minute program segments including a pilot script. This educational television series is designed to stimulate the student's continued playing of the piano with guided instruction through class or private lessons. A particular method of piano pedagogy used for educational television is explored. Procedures followed in order to be able to film the project are also covered, It is suggested that a survey in the particular viewing audience area be conducted and tests given to a cross-section of adults before implementation of the program.
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The Association of Sex, Age, and Environment to Children's Interests in the Third, Fourth, Fifth, and Seventh Grades of the Lometa Independent School, Lampasas County, Texas, 1940-1941

The Association of Sex, Age, and Environment to Children's Interests in the Third, Fourth, Fifth, and Seventh Grades of the Lometa Independent School, Lampasas County, Texas, 1940-1941

Date: 1942
Creator: Herring, Evelyn
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the association of sex, age, and environment to children's interests in the third, fourth, fifth, and seventh grades of the Lometa Independent School, Lampasas County, Texas.
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Attitudes of Public School Administrators Toward the Instrumental Music Program

Attitudes of Public School Administrators Toward the Instrumental Music Program

Date: August 1942
Creator: Lawhon, Hardin N. (Hardin Norris)
Description: The purpose of the present study is three-fold in its nature: (1). To determine, by means of interviews and questionnaires, the attitudes of school administrators toward the various aspects of the instrumental music program; (2). To interpret these attitudes in the light of modern music education; (3). To make recommendations for the improvement of the instrumental music program with respect to the findings of the study.
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The Authority of County Boards to Change School District Lines

The Authority of County Boards to Change School District Lines

Date: 1949
Creator: Snodgrass, Calvin Kenneth
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an investigation of the changes that have occurred in the powers of the county board of trustees to change boundary lines of school districts in Texas.
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A Beginning Program of Vocational Guidance through the Commercial Department of Sweetwater High School

A Beginning Program of Vocational Guidance through the Commercial Department of Sweetwater High School

Date: 1950
Creator: Sivells, Leila Mae
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to present a beginning program of vocational guidance through the commercial department of the small high school. Guidance, whether in the field of personality, education, health, financial, or occupational guidance, must be developed over a period of months and years. This study will deal only with the personnel, activities, and materials needed to introduce such a vocational guidance program.
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Book Selection Practices in a Selected Number of Secondary and Junior High School Libraries

Book Selection Practices in a Selected Number of Secondary and Junior High School Libraries

Date: 1956
Creator: Blair, Leta Earline
Description: The purposes of this study are to make an investigation of practices used in a number of selected schools in selecting library materials for the school libraries and to evaluate these practices against criteria developed from a study of recommended standards and practices in the fields of library science and education.
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Can the Administration of the Common Schools of District Four be Improved Under the Present "Set-Up"

Can the Administration of the Common Schools of District Four be Improved Under the Present "Set-Up"

Date: August 1938
Creator: Jones, Carrol Madison
Description: This study focused on determining whether the adminstration of the common schools of District Four in Texas can be made to function more effectively without changing the external structure of the administrative organization and to determine whether the administrative duties are being performed in a fairly uniform manner.
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Casual-Factor-Removal as a Technique of Combating Juvenile Delinquency in the Cleburne Public Schools

Casual-Factor-Removal as a Technique of Combating Juvenile Delinquency in the Cleburne Public Schools

Date: 1949
Creator: Spikes, Pauline
Description: The purpose of this study is two-fold: (1) to determine the casual factors of delinquency which are the responsibility of the school, and (2) to discover possible procedures for combating delinquency, so far as it is immediately possible, in the Cleburne Public School System.
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Causes of Maladjustment and Some Remedial Measures

Causes of Maladjustment and Some Remedial Measures

Date: 1951
Creator: Reeves, Isla Davidson
Description: The problem in this study is threefold: (1) to discover cases of maladjustment which exist among the students of a certain small high school; (2) to determine as far as possible the causes of these maladjustments, particularly the role of the school as a contributing agent; and (3) to suggest and to apply as far as possible remedial measures.
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Certain Ideas of Child-Parent Companionship as Expressed by Second-Grade Pupils in the Sam Houston School, Denton, Texas

Certain Ideas of Child-Parent Companionship as Expressed by Second-Grade Pupils in the Sam Houston School, Denton, Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Rogers, Roberta
Description: This purposes of this study were to discover what the second grade children seemed to consider as desirable companionship between themselves and their parents, and to recognize the apparent needs for parental companionship that seemed to exist among the pupils.
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Certain Procedures for the Improvement of Reading Skills in the Middle Grades

Certain Procedures for the Improvement of Reading Skills in the Middle Grades

Date: 1951
Creator: Clark, Sarah Elizabeth
Description: The problem of this study was to demonstrate the effectiveness of certain recommended procedures for the improvement of reading skills in one fourth grade and one fifth grade class in the Jacksboro Elementary School. The purpose was to discover through testing and observation the level of each student and his specific reading needs.
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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 Preferences Between Realistic and Fantastic Stories in the First and Second Grades

Children's Preferences Between Realistic and Fantastic Stories in the First and Second Grades

Date: June 1938
Creator: Ragland, Eulelia
Description: The purpose of this study was to find the type of stories in which the children in the first and second grades were most interested. The writer wanted to determine whether or not there was a preference for fantastic or realistic stories in these grades, whether or not boys preferred one type of stories and girls another, and whether or not age and intelligence entered in as determining factors.
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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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A Comparative Analysis of the Methods and Factors Employed in Grading Students in Physical Education, Typing, and English in Fifty Class "A" High Schools of Texas for the Year 1949-1950

A Comparative Analysis of the Methods and Factors Employed in Grading Students in Physical Education, Typing, and English in Fifty Class "A" High Schools of Texas for the Year 1949-1950

Date: 1950
Creator: Havenhill, Ralph
Description: The problem of this study was to make a comparative analysis of the methods and factors employed in grading students in physical education, typing, and English in fifty Class "A" high schools of Texas for the school year of 1949-59. This analysis was of two pars. One phase gave consideration to various methods used in grading pupils. The other considered factors that go to make the whole of student grades and the percentage attached to each factor. The two phases were so interrelated that it was felt that this study would not be complete without the inclusion of both.
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A Comparative Analysis of the Student Body of North Texas State Teachers College During the Fall Semester of the 1942-43 Session

A Comparative Analysis of the Student Body of North Texas State Teachers College During the Fall Semester of the 1942-43 Session

Date: 1943
Creator: Hargrove, Wayne
Description: The problem of this thesis is to make a comparative analysis of the student body of North Texas State Teachers College during the fall semester of the 1942-43 session. This analysis involves a consideration of such factors as chronological age, academic classification and major, parental occupation, scholastic load, membership in campus organizations, grade point average, participation in outside employment, and the interrelationships of these factors as they affect college students.
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