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A Study of Juvenile Delinquency in Montague County, Texas, from 1942 to 1946, Inclusive

A Study of Juvenile Delinquency in Montague County, Texas, from 1942 to 1946, Inclusive

Date: 1948
Creator: Pigg, Willie
Description: The problem of this study is two-fold: (1) to determine the nature and extent of juvenile delinquency in Montague County, Texas, for a five-year period from 1942 to 1946, inclusive; and (2) to ascertain the factors which contributed to juvenile delinquency during this period.
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A Study of Juvenile Delinquency in Stephens County, Texas

A Study of Juvenile Delinquency in Stephens County, Texas

Date: August 1945
Creator: Tatum, Leonard Roy
Description: The purpose of this study is to try to determine some of the leading causes of juvenile delinquency in Stephens County so as to recommend methods of prevention and treatment.
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A Study of Juvenile Delinquency in Winkler County, Texas

A Study of Juvenile Delinquency in Winkler County, Texas

Date: 1947
Creator: Varnell, William Tracy
Description: The problem of this study is two fold: (1) to determine the nature and extent of juvenile delinquency in Winkler County, Texas, during the years 1941 to 1946 inclusive; and (2) to discover some of the factors contributing to delinquency during that period.
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A Study of McKinney's School System with Reference to the Financial Status, the Educational Plant, the Educational Staff and the Pupils

A Study of McKinney's School System with Reference to the Financial Status, the Educational Plant, the Educational Staff and the Pupils

Date: August 1937
Creator: Alexander, Arlin Albert
Description: "The purpose of this study is to determine the present status of the McKinney school system in regard to the financial ability, the school plant, the teaching staff, and the pupils by making a profound comparison with general practices and statndards set up by accepted authorities and offering constructive criticism and recommendations that are needed, as obviously shown by comparison."--leaf 2
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A Study of Modern Automotive Tune-Up Equipment Used in Fort Worth, Texas

A Study of Modern Automotive Tune-Up Equipment Used in Fort Worth, Texas

Date: August 1977
Creator: Shabbot, Kadhum
Description: The problem with which this investigation was concerned was that of determining the use of modern automotive tune-up equipment as used by the automotive garages in the Fort Worth area. The data for this study were provided by fifteen garages of the Fort Worth area. Of the Fort Worth garages using electronic equipment to perform a tune-up, few appear to have the adequate equipment and few appear to make more use of the equipment. In addition, a deficiency seems evident in the use of the electronic computer in performing tune-ups.
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A Study of Musical Achievement in the Public Schools of Texas

A Study of Musical Achievement in the Public Schools of Texas

Date: August 1942
Creator: Walters, Willard Gibson, 1911-
Description: The study at hand has purposes as follows: 1. To measure through a special test the musical knowledge achievement of secondary school music organizations in the state of Texas. 2. To determine the influence of private music instruction upon music knowledge achievement. 3. To determine the influence of family musical propensities upon music knowledge scores. 4. To determine the relation between music knowledge scores on the one hand and type of music organization and size of school enrollment on the other. 5. To compare ratings in music performance with music knowledge achievement.
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A Study of One Hundred Texas State Training School Girls at Gainesville, Texas, to Determine the Major Factors in Juvenile Delinquency

A Study of One Hundred Texas State Training School Girls at Gainesville, Texas, to Determine the Major Factors in Juvenile Delinquency

Date: 1948
Creator: Crews, Rachel Melvina
Description: The problem of this thesis is three-fold: (1) to determine what social workers, officers of the law, and leaders in the field of education believe about juvenile delinquency; (2) to study the backgrounds, personalities, and criminal records of one hundred girls committed to the Texas State Training School at Gainesville, Texas, to determine the major factors in their delinquency; and (3) to make recommendations that may be helpful in meeting the problems of youth.
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A Study of Parent Teacher and Pupil Attitudes to the Conference Method of Reporting Pupil Progress

A Study of Parent Teacher and Pupil Attitudes to the Conference Method of Reporting Pupil Progress

Date: 1948
Creator: McManus, Mabel Dunn
Description: The problem of this study is to obtain a cross section of thought of parents, teachers, and pupils concerning the practice in the Jefferson Elementary School, Sherman, Texas, of reporting pupil progress and growth by means of individual parent-teacher conferences.
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A Study of Peer Acceptance in a Heterogeneous Socio-Economic Population

A Study of Peer Acceptance in a Heterogeneous Socio-Economic Population

Date: 1949
Creator: Flocke, Otto Robert
Description: The primary purpose of this study was to determine the effect of socio-economic levels on the sociability of pupils of the Hillcrest High School in Dallas, Texas.
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A Study of Peer Acceptance in the Newly-Consolidated Northwest High School at Justin, Texas

A Study of Peer Acceptance in the Newly-Consolidated Northwest High School at Justin, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Watson, Velma
Description: The primary problem of this study is to investigate statistically the degree of social integration in a newly-consolidated rural high school formed from four previously existing high schools. The sociometric technique is to be used to determine the peer acceptance for the component parts of the school population, to find out, if possible, if the process of combining the four schools has created an atmosphere which is contributing to the more effective social adjustment of all the students.
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A Study of Pragmatism: its Influence on Certain Modern Trends in Education

A Study of Pragmatism: its Influence on Certain Modern Trends in Education

Date: 1941
Creator: Adams, Donald Quincy
Description: It is the purpose of this thesis to show that the pragmatic philosophy is basically responsible for present-day developments in various teaching techniques.
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A Study of Proficiency in Certain Physical-Education Tests and Activities for Two Groups of Eighth-Grade Boys

A Study of Proficiency in Certain Physical-Education Tests and Activities for Two Groups of Eighth-Grade Boys

Date: 1950
Creator: Counts, James Woodrow
Description: The purpose of this study was to make a comparative investigation of certain phases of the physical-education status of eighth-grade boys in the Travis Junior High School, Harlingen, Texas, for the 1948-1949 school session.
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A Study of Relationships Between Socio-Economic Status, Popularity, Achievement, and Personality in the Fifth Grade of the Sanger Public School, Sanger, Texas

A Study of Relationships Between Socio-Economic Status, Popularity, Achievement, and Personality in the Fifth Grade of the Sanger Public School, Sanger, Texas

Date: 1945
Creator: Gentle, Mary Cathlene
Description: The purpose which guided the writer in the conducting of this study was a desire to determine the existence of any relationships which might be perceptible among such traits and considerations as socio-economic status, popularity at school, general scholastic achievement, and traits of personality as they were found in a group of fifth-grade pupils enrolled in the public school of Sanger, Texas.
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A Study of Safety in the Industrial Plastics Laboratories in the Secondary Schools of the Fort Worth Independent School District

A Study of Safety in the Industrial Plastics Laboratories in the Secondary Schools of the Fort Worth Independent School District

Date: August 1976
Creator: Curtis, Ronald W.
Description: This study was conducted in order to determine what safety practices and procedures were employed in the industrial plastics laboratories in the secondary schools of the Fort Worth Independent School District. Data were obtained from literature in the field of safety education in industrial arts and from an information form mailed to the teachers of industrial plastics in the Fort Worth Independent School District. Hazardous conditions were found to exist in a majority of the laboratories due to a lack of sufficient floor space and work stations and the absence of proper guards on machines, proper storage facilities for flammable liquids, painted danger zones and nonskid surfaces on floors around machines.
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A Study of some Aspects of Homogeneous Grouping and their Implications for Democracy

A Study of some Aspects of Homogeneous Grouping and their Implications for Democracy

Date: 1940
Creator: Swenson, Andrew B.
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to determine the implications of certain aspects of homogeneous grouping in the school and their relationship to the American conception of democracy.
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A Study of Some Changes in the Nature and Use of Geographical Material Available to Fourth Grade Teachers During the Past Two Decades

A Study of Some Changes in the Nature and Use of Geographical Material Available to Fourth Grade Teachers During the Past Two Decades

Date: 1949
Creator: Moore, Juanita Godfrey
Description: The problem of this study is to make an analysis of some changes that have occurred in fourth grade geography books over a period of twenty years to determine the extent to which they have been influenced by educational psychology. Implications of these changes will be drawn for the teacher.
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A Study of Some Factors Influencing the Social-Economic-Political Attitudes of College Students

A Study of Some Factors Influencing the Social-Economic-Political Attitudes of College Students

Date: 1942
Creator: Hammett, Lee Seguin
Description: The problem of this thesis is to show the relationship between liberalism, radicalism, conservatism and certain associated factors.
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Study of Some Factors Related to Mutual Friendship on the High School Level

Study of Some Factors Related to Mutual Friendship on the High School Level

Date: 1945
Creator: Averitt, Lois Jane
Description: This study has been made for the purpose of determining the similarities and dissimilarities in certain factors related to mutual friendships.
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A Study of Some Maladjusted Children of the Intermediate Grades of the Stonewall Jackson School, Denton, Texas

A Study of Some Maladjusted Children of the Intermediate Grades of the Stonewall Jackson School, Denton, Texas

Date: 1943
Creator: Durham, Ruby Mae
Description: The problem of this thesis is to make a study of some of the maladjusted children of the intermediate grades of the Stonewall Jackson School of Denton, Texas. The purpose of this study is to try to discover some of the causes of these maladjustments.
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A Study of Some of the Factors Influencing the Achievement of Elementary School Children in Denton County

A Study of Some of the Factors Influencing the Achievement of Elementary School Children in Denton County

Date: August 1937
Creator: Jones, Robert Elzie
Description: "There are many factors that influence the achievement of school children; however it is rather difficult to determine the effect of each because of the close relationship and probable overlapping of the various factors. The problem in this study is to determine what effect the size of the school, training and qualifications of the teachers, and sex have upon the achievement of elementary school children in Denton County. A few of the main factors involved in this study will be examined and statistically presented, so as to show their relation to the achievement of the rural children in Denton County, as revealed through the Harlow achievement tests."-- leaf 1.
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A Study of Some of the Variables as Related to Peer Acceptance at the State Training School for Girls, Gainesville, Texas

A Study of Some of the Variables as Related to Peer Acceptance at the State Training School for Girls, Gainesville, Texas

Date: June 1950
Creator: Weber, Louis C.
Description: The problem of this study is to (1) determine the amount of peer acceptance existing among a group of delinquent girls committed to the Texas State Training School for Girls and (2) to determine the relationships between peer acceptance and some other variables.
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A Study of the Atypical Child and His Status in the Educational Practices of Texas

A Study of the Atypical Child and His Status in the Educational Practices of Texas

Date: 1948
Creator: Althaus, Nellie
Description: The purpose of the study is to study child differentiations in their relation to educational growth; to emphasize a greater need, on the part of today's teachers, for constant study of the atypical child in order to determine his developmental needs; to emphasize the importance and desirability of utilizing the talents of the highly endowed pupil; to consider current educational practices in their relation to the added capabilities of superior children; and to emphasize the importance of developing whatever desirable social qualities the mentally retarded child may possess.
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A Study of the Behavior Characteristics of Acceptable and Non-Acceptable Children

A Study of the Behavior Characteristics of Acceptable and Non-Acceptable Children

Date: 1951
Creator: Romano, Johnny C.
Description: The study reported in this paper is concerned with a comparison of acceptable and non-acceptable first-grade children selected by means of a sociometric procedure and teacher judgment. It is an attempt to discover behavior characteristics emanating from those two distinct groups in order to determine patterns of behavior which may be attributed to each separately.
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A Study of the Change in Behavior and Social Status of First Grade Children as the Result of Teaching Arts and Crafts

A Study of the Change in Behavior and Social Status of First Grade Children as the Result of Teaching Arts and Crafts

Date: 1951
Creator: Carse, William T.
Description: The purpose of this study was (1) to investigate the changes in sociometric status that resulted when first grade children were taught some art or craft that they could teach to others in their class, (2) to note concomitant behavior changes as reported by their teachers and as noted by their experimenter, and (3) to compare the distribution and increase of decrease of votes received, votes given and mutual attractions in experimental groups with a control group.
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