A Study to Establish Some Guiding Principles for Public School Administrators to Use in Off-campus Student-teaching Programs

A Study to Establish Some Guiding Principles for Public School Administrators to Use in Off-campus Student-teaching Programs

Date: May 1955
Creator: Latham, James L.
Description: This study is directed to the establishment of some principles to serve as guides for public school administrators and college authorities in conducting off-campus student-teaching programs.
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American Apprenticeship and its Contribution to Industrial Arts

American Apprenticeship and its Contribution to Industrial Arts

Date: May 1950
Creator: Moses, Morgan Clay
Description: The purpose of this study is to show, through the development of the American apprenticeship, certain factors and influences that have contributed to the growth of industrial arts in the public schools of the United States. It has been made to give the prospective industrial arts teacher and student some idea of the history and the importance of their work now and in the future.
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The Evolution of Doors and Doorways

The Evolution of Doors and Doorways

Date: August 1952
Creator: Griffith, Tom Jack
Description: It has been desired that this work will provide interested students informative reading concerning doorways as a part of architecture. It is hoped that it will be a literary contribution to the beginning architectural student and that he study will provide a point of interest for the further study of architecture and its many elements.
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An Analysis of the Enrollment in the Academic and Non-Academic Courses in the Senior High Schools of Texas, 1947-1948

An Analysis of the Enrollment in the Academic and Non-Academic Courses in the Senior High Schools of Texas, 1947-1948

Date: 1949
Creator: Hollis, David Pierre, Jr.
Description: The purpose of this study is to analyze the enrollment in the academic and non-academic courses taught in the senior high schools of Texas.
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An Analysis of the Power Woodworking Equipment in the High Schools of Texas

An Analysis of the Power Woodworking Equipment in the High Schools of Texas

Date: 1949
Creator: Graham, Lyman M.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the condition of the power woodworking equipment used for instructional purposes in the high schools of Texas, the amount of money needed to repair and maintain the equipment now in use, the various policies followed by the schools in regard to the purchasing and maintenance of this equipment, the makes of machinery most frequently found, the average age of the equipment, and the makes and types of woodworking machines preferred by the instructors for instructional purposes.
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A Survey of the Present Status of Latin-American Education in the Lower Rio Grande Valley

A Survey of the Present Status of Latin-American Education in the Lower Rio Grande Valley

Date: 1948
Creator: Sorrels, L. E.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine what opportunities the public schools of the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas are offering to Latin-American students, how they are meeting the students' needs, and what changes, if any, could be made to adjust their curriculum to meet these needs.
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A Study of the Various Types of Testing Programs Used by Teachers of Mechanical Drawing in the High Schools of Texas

A Study of the Various Types of Testing Programs Used by Teachers of Mechanical Drawing in the High Schools of Texas

Date: 1949
Creator: McIlvain, Tom
Description: The problem of this study is to determine what types of tests are being used in mechanical drawing by the high school teachers of Texas and to suggest ways in which testing in mechanical drawing may be improved.
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A Study of Industrial Arts Programs of the Teacher Training Institutions of Oklahoma to Determine if the Teachers of Industrial Arts in the High Schools of Oklahoma are Receiving Adequate Training

A Study of Industrial Arts Programs of the Teacher Training Institutions of Oklahoma to Determine if the Teachers of Industrial Arts in the High Schools of Oklahoma are Receiving Adequate Training

Date: 1950
Creator: Enderby, David R.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine to what extent the high school teachers of industrial arts in the State of Oklahoma are being used and trained to meet the apparent needs and trends in the field of industrial arts; and to make the results available in a helpful way to all persons interested in working in the field, or in preparing for, or preparing others for service in the field.
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A Report and an Evaluation of an Internship Program in Speech Education

A Report and an Evaluation of an Internship Program in Speech Education

Date: 1951
Creator: Baker, F. Virginia
Description: This thesis describes the experience of a graduate speech student as an intern during the 1949-1950 school year at North Texas High School.
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An Evaluation of the Pupil Record and Reporting Systems Used in Twenty Elementary Schools of Hill County

An Evaluation of the Pupil Record and Reporting Systems Used in Twenty Elementary Schools of Hill County

Date: 1950
Creator: King, Etha Gilmore
Description: This study was an investigation and an evaluation of the pupil record and reporting systems used in twenty elementary schools of Hill County. The purposes of this study were: 1. To establish criteria for evaluating the pupil record and reporting systems of these elementary schools. 2. To determine the adequacy of the pupil record and reporting systems of these elementary schools in terms of the criteria set up. 3. To offer recommendations for changes that could be made for the improvement of the twenty elementary schools of Hill County.
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Study of the Industrial Arts Programs in the Junior Colleges of Texas

Study of the Industrial Arts Programs in the Junior Colleges of Texas

Date: 1952
Creator: McLeod, Pat N.
Description: This is a study of the industrial arts programs in the junior colleges of Texas with special reference to the nature and scope of the curriculums, the teaching staff, and instructional and housing facilities.
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The Evolution of the Window as a Functional Part of the Home with Special Reference to Architectural Design

The Evolution of the Window as a Functional Part of the Home with Special Reference to Architectural Design

Date: 1951
Creator: Whitten, Mays Kenneth
Description: This study will deal specifically with the architectural design of windows used in the homes, temples, cathedrals, and churches in Europe from primitive times to the eighteenth century, and during the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries in America. The study will not include the construction of windows nor the manufacture of the glass used in windows.
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An Evaluation of In-Service Training in Sweetwater Schools, Sweetwater, Texas

An Evaluation of In-Service Training in Sweetwater Schools, Sweetwater, Texas

Date: August 1949
Creator: Douglas, Joe B.
Description: The aim of this study was to evaluate the in-service training program in the Sweetwater Public Schools, Sweetwater, Texas from 1945 to 1949; and to show that an in-service training program is a necessity in progressive schools.
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An Analysis of the Work of Pestalozzi in Education and His Philosophy Concerning Practical Arts

An Analysis of the Work of Pestalozzi in Education and His Philosophy Concerning Practical Arts

Date: August 1950
Creator: Kay, Leland Oliver
Description: The purpose of this study was to ascertain and analyze the following: What was Pestalozzi's philosophy concerning practical arts? What effect did his method of teaching have on the education of Europe during his time? How did his experiment at Neuhof influence education of his time? How did his experiment at Stanz influence education? How did his experiment at Burgdorf influence the method of education? How did his experiment at Yverdon influence education? What was his method of teaching elementary education? Why did educators come from other countries to study the methods of Pestalozzi? How did his object lessons change the methods of education? Why did he think that work should be correlated with school subjects? Why did he believe that sense impressions were the foundation for instruction?
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A Study to Identify the Essential Furniture and Equipment Needed for Instructional Programs in Industrial Arts in Grades Seven and Eight in Texas Public Schools

A Study to Identify the Essential Furniture and Equipment Needed for Instructional Programs in Industrial Arts in Grades Seven and Eight in Texas Public Schools

Date: August 1975
Creator: Sibley, Sam W.
Description: The purpose of this study was to identify the essential furniture and equipment needed for instructional programs in industrial arts in grades seven and eight in Texas public schools. The study includes a brief history of federal and state legislation affecting industrial arts and vocational education. A checklist containing items of furniture and equipment applicable to each of the twelve approved areas of Introductory General Shop in grades seven and eight was sent to industrial arts teachers, supervisors of industrial arts in the pilot programs, and industrial arts teacher educators in Texas. Over 51 per cent of the respondents agreed that a majority of the items listed in the checklist were essential or desirable for instructional programs in industrial arts in grades seven and eight.
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An Analytical and Descriptive Technique for Rating Student Teachers

An Analytical and Descriptive Technique for Rating Student Teachers

Date: June 1957
Creator: Latham, James L.
Description: The problem of this study was to develop an analytical and descriptive technique for rating the performances of student teachers. In order to arrive at a solution to this problem, the following sub-problems were to be solved; namely, 1. To develop and validate a set of criteria for describing and rating the performances of student teachers; 2. To develop and validate a descriptive rating scale utilizing those criteria; 3. To develop a technique for using this descriptive rating scale; 4. To establish reliability of the instrument and to demonstrate the ability of the instrument to perform its intended functions.
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An Evaluative Study of Physical Education Activity Programs for Boys in Selected Junior High Schools of Texas

An Evaluative Study of Physical Education Activity Programs for Boys in Selected Junior High Schools of Texas

Date: August 1958
Creator: Muse, James Milton
Description: The problem undertaken in this study was to evaluate the activity phase of boys' physical education programs in selected junior high schools of Texas. As a result of visitation and observation in a number of public junior high schools in the capacity of supervising teacher for physical education majors, it appears that many physical education programs were little more than loosely supervised play periods. Apparently there was room for improvement of these programs but a method for making judgments and recommendations required some type of measuring device. However, an examination of several existing measuring techniques failed to reveal any one devoted to the junior high school level or one concerned primarily with the activity program. As a means of improving existing programs, it was concluded that some new form of evaluation must be designed.
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Implications of Social Class Structure and Developmental Tasks for Teaching Techniques in Home and Family Life Education

Implications of Social Class Structure and Developmental Tasks for Teaching Techniques in Home and Family Life Education

Date: August 1954
Creator: Evans, Mary E. (Mary Elizabeth)
Description: Can home and family life education incorporate sociological findings, psychological procedures, and frames of reference typical of lower and middle classes into educational techniques and content which will assist adolescents to achieve certain developmental tasks more satisfactorily?
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An Analysis of Trailer Homes Produced in the United States in 1953

An Analysis of Trailer Homes Produced in the United States in 1953

Date: August 1953
Creator: Pennal, Billy E.
Description: The purpose of this study is to analyze trailer homes being produced in the United States in 1953 in order to determine how they might be made more livable and functional.
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An Analysis of Junior Executive Training Programs in Department Stores in Texas

An Analysis of Junior Executive Training Programs in Department Stores in Texas

Date: June 1960
Creator: Ermert, Gene Oliver
Description: The problem was to determine the significance of various relationships between job-performance ratings and selected factors associated with the college curricula of junior executive trainees. Job-performance ratings were made by personnel directors and immediate supervisors of college graduates enrolled as participants in junior executive training programs in department stores in Texas.
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Administering the Use of Instructional Space in Texas State-Supported Colleges and Universities

Administering the Use of Instructional Space in Texas State-Supported Colleges and Universities

Date: August 1957
Creator: Craig, Robert E.
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the administrative practices for securing the optimum use of instructional space in colleges. This necessitates the development of an instrument to evaluate these practices.
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A Technique for the Development and Validation of Job Evaluation Cases

A Technique for the Development and Validation of Job Evaluation Cases

Date: August 1955
Creator: Dobbs, Louis H.
Description: The primary purpose of this dissertation was to provide a technique for the development, evaluation, and validation of cases to be used for teaching courses in job evaluation. The same technique as developed in this study might have some degree of application to business cases other than those found in job evaluation. The secondary purpose was to provide an initial set of cases to be used in teaching job evaluation.
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