A Study of the Procedures by which the Value and Effectiveness of Geography Teaching May be Improved in the Elementary Grades of Collin County

A Study of the Procedures by which the Value and Effectiveness of Geography Teaching May be Improved in the Elementary Grades of Collin County

Date: August 1936
Creator: Ownbey, Ethel B.
Description: This study aimed to secure and evaluate the current practices in teaching of geography within the rural school system of Colon County, Texas. The objectives of the study were also to learn from the County rural supervisors of the state the procedures they are using together with their recommendations for the present needs in geography teaching.
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Survey of Practices and Procedures of the Administration of the University Interscholastic League of Texas to Determine the Educational Value of Such Procedures

Survey of Practices and Procedures of the Administration of the University Interscholastic League of Texas to Determine the Educational Value of Such Procedures

Date: August 1938
Creator: Simpson, Lee Edwin
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the educational value of the University Interscholastic League to the school child of Texas in relation to the expenditure of time and means.
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The Epic Element in Hiawatha

The Epic Element in Hiawatha

Date: August 1953
Creator: Bass, Mary Laura
Description: By tracing the development of the epic, oral and written, as in Chapter III, the qualities that are characteristic of the epic and the devices associated with the epic through continued usage were found to be the constant factors upon which the definition of the epic is formulated. The application to Hiawatha of the epic definition in terms of form, theme, subject matter, characters, tone, the use of the supernatural, and the use of characteristic devices, strengthens the thesis that Longfellow has written an epic.
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Responsibility of the Secondary School for the Social Development of its Students

Responsibility of the Secondary School for the Social Development of its Students

Date: 1947
Creator: Baxter, Billie Otella
Description: The problem in this study is twofold. First, there will be an attempt to determine the values that organizations in the secondary school have for the development of its students. Second, a survey will be made of the four-year accredited high schools in District Five of Texas to determine how and to what extent they are realizing their responsibilities in this respect.
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The Role of the Administrator in the High School Guidance Program

The Role of the Administrator in the High School Guidance Program

Date: 1948
Creator: Wilson, W. Andrew
Description: This study was proposed to determine to what extent guidance is actually being practiced in the schools selected and to determine a plan for more comprehensive use of guidance. This plan will emphasize the role the administrator should play in the guidance program.
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A Study of the Transportation Set-up in District Five, Texas.

A Study of the Transportation Set-up in District Five, Texas.

Date: August 1936
Creator: Atkins, Elmer L.
Description: This study is a comparative study of the transportation set-ups in the schools of District 5, Texas and attempted to determine the relationships various factors to pupil transportation cost. In light of the findings of the study, the writer made recommendations that would serve District 5 (i.e. Cooke, Grayson, Wise, Denton, and Collin counties).
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A Study to Determine the Best Educational Policy for Interpreting the School to the Community in Latin-American Areas

A Study to Determine the Best Educational Policy for Interpreting the School to the Community in Latin-American Areas

Date: August 1950
Creator: Overcash, Virginia A.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the best policy for interpreting the school to the community in Latin-American areas. Special effort will be made to develop a sound public relations policy and to apply this policy in a Latin-American situation.
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A Study to Determine to What Extent the Students and Recent Alumni of Robstown High School Think the School is Meeting the Imperative Needs of Youth

A Study to Determine to What Extent the Students and Recent Alumni of Robstown High School Think the School is Meeting the Imperative Needs of Youth

Date: August 1950
Creator: Outlaw, James Brannon
Description: The problem set forth is a study to determine to what extent the students and recent alumni of Robstown High School think the school is meeting the imperative needs of youth.
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Evaluation of an Activity Program

Evaluation of an Activity Program

Date: 1941
Creator: McClendon, Carl K.
Description: The problem of this study was to determine the extent to which the results of the use of the "Evaluative Criteria" set up by the Southern Association of Secondary Schools agree with the evaluative criteria drawn from standard objectives in an activity program of the Era High School.
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What Makes Right and Wrong?

What Makes Right and Wrong?

Date: 1946
Creator: Skinner, John W.
Description: This thesis is an attempt to find out what makes right and wrong.
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Analysis of the Distribution of the Public School Funds

Analysis of the Distribution of the Public School Funds

Date: 1940
Creator: Bentley, Jack C.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine to what extent the present laws for distributing the public school funds meet certain criteria set up for apportioning the public school funds of Texas.
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The Development of the Public Schools of Denton County, Texas, 1900-1942

The Development of the Public Schools of Denton County, Texas, 1900-1942

Date: 1943
Creator: Oliver, Ruth Autry
Description: The problem of this study is to discover and to point out with the aid of tables the changes which have occurred, and the most important factors affecting the growth and development of the public school system of Denton County during the period 1900-1942.
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Humanism:  Its Application to Religion, Literature, and Social Reform

Humanism: Its Application to Religion, Literature, and Social Reform

Date: 1943
Creator: Nobles, Mary Elizabeth
Description: It is the purpose of this study to make an examination of critical comment on humanistic philosophy, and, thereby, get a response that will answer some of the questions which arise in the minds of those who are made conscious of intellectual wonder or curiosity within themselves.
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Aspects of Reform in Certain Novels of Charles Dickens

Aspects of Reform in Certain Novels of Charles Dickens

Date: 1945
Creator: Gunstead, Alice
Description: A study of aspects of reform in certain novels of Charles Dickens.
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A Survey of the Clerical Occupations in Sugar Land, Texas, as a Basis for Revision of the Commercial Curriculum in the High School

A Survey of the Clerical Occupations in Sugar Land, Texas, as a Basis for Revision of the Commercial Curriculum in the High School

Date: 1947
Creator: Landreth, Ida Ladell
Description: The reasons for making a survey of the clerical occupations of Sugar Land, Texas are to determine whether or not graduates of Sugar Land High School are qualified to accept positions offered them, and to obtain suggestions for revising the commercial curriculum of the school.
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Determining the Necessary Changes in Administration Program to Reduce Any Existing Inconsistencies Between Theory and Practice in Typical Rural High Schools in Texas

Determining the Necessary Changes in Administration Program to Reduce Any Existing Inconsistencies Between Theory and Practice in Typical Rural High Schools in Texas

Date: 1942
Creator: Phillips, L. O.
Description: A study to determine if the administrators of most rural high schools in Texas are putting their theory into practice, and if not, what changes are to be made in the administration of typical rural high schools of Texas in order that theory and practice may be brought closer together.
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Seasonal Survey of Actinomycetes in Twenty Denton County, Texas, Soils

Seasonal Survey of Actinomycetes in Twenty Denton County, Texas, Soils

Date: 1949
Creator: Hudgins, Gladys
Description: This investigation has had for its aim a further study of actinomycete flora of twenty Denton County, Texas, soils. The problem has evolved itself into, first, a seasonal analysis for the number of actinomycetes in each of the twenty soils; second, a determination of the types of soils that contain the greatest number of actinomycetes in each cultivated and uncultivated land; third, a determination of soil moisture and pH; and fourth, an attempt to correlate these factors with the number of actinomycetes found in each soil type.
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The History of Education in Russia

The History of Education in Russia

Date: 1948
Creator: Ames, Ponnie
Description: This study presents a history of education in Russia.
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A Study of the Educational Attitudes of Patrons of the Iowa Park School and Their Relation to Certain Other Factors

A Study of the Educational Attitudes of Patrons of the Iowa Park School and Their Relation to Certain Other Factors

Date: 1949
Creator: Huneycutt, Denona
Description: This study attempts to determine to what extent the patrons of Iowa Park School are progressive or traditional in their educational thinking by obtaining at first hand their reactions to some of our present-day educational practices, which authorities in the field agree are progressive or traditional. It also attempts to determine whether such factors as sex and economic status influence educational attitudes of parents, and whether the parent's viewpoint affects the scholastic achievement of the child.
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An Experiment to Show the Efficiency with Which Children of the Intermediate Grades of the Public Schools Use Their Sight-Reading Vocabularies in Their Written Self-Expression

An Experiment to Show the Efficiency with Which Children of the Intermediate Grades of the Public Schools Use Their Sight-Reading Vocabularies in Their Written Self-Expression

Date: 1948
Creator: Grant, Bessie May
Description: The purposes of the study are to find ways of improving children's written self-expression and to consider the economy of a more effective use of the transitional stage of learning when words recognized are becoming words used in self-expression.
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The Reliability of the Terman Group Test in Predicting Academic Success in the North Texas State Teachers College

The Reliability of the Terman Group Test in Predicting Academic Success in the North Texas State Teachers College

Date: August 1940
Creator: Morgan, Frank
Description: This thesis is the result of an examination conducted to determine average student preparation before reaching post-secondary schools so that college freshmen receive proper guidance.
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School Consolidation in Navarro County

School Consolidation in Navarro County

Date: 1948
Creator: Sebastian, Alfred G.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine if further school consolidation in Navarro County is desirable.
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To Determine a Sound Plan of Public Relations for the Small Secondary School

To Determine a Sound Plan of Public Relations for the Small Secondary School

Date: 1948
Creator: Rhodes, W. Rass
Description: The problem of this study is to determine what would be a sound plan of public relations that could be used successfully in a small secondary school.
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Microflora Found in a Selected Group of Food Products Enclosed in a Protective Wrapper

Microflora Found in a Selected Group of Food Products Enclosed in a Protective Wrapper

Date: 1949
Creator: Ogden, William H.
Description: The purposes of this study are, first, to determine relative numbers and predominant types of bacterial organisms in the various food products studied; second, to evaluate the efficiency of the paper coverings of these foods; and third, to determine whether these products are potential sources of food poisoning.
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