The Effect that Socio-Economic Status has upon the Intelligence and Achievement of 120 Fourth-Grade Pupils

The Effect that Socio-Economic Status has upon the Intelligence and Achievement of 120 Fourth-Grade Pupils

Date: August 1950
Creator: Porter, Goldie Dillingham
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the effect that socio-economic status has upon the intelligence and achievement of 120 fourth-grade pupils. Ninety of the fourth-grade pupils were enrolled in the Denison Elementary Schools, Denison, Texas, and thirty of the fourth-grade pupils were enrolled in an independent school, one mile outside the Denison city limits.
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The Origin and Development of the Caste System in India

The Origin and Development of the Caste System in India

Date: 1950
Creator: Bivens, Clarence S.
Description: This thesis presents a study of the origin and development of the caste system in India.
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Leadership Concepts of Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Students

Leadership Concepts of Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Students

Date: June 1955
Creator: Gleason, Dale Harvey, 1921-
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the concepts held by college students in the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps concerning leadership. An attempt will be made to indicate the relative importance of these concepts of leadership as determined by the college students. Also, the opinions of the different classes--freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors concerning these concepts will be obtained.
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A Comparative Study to Determine the Most Efficient Method of Teaching Typewriting to One-handed Typists

A Comparative Study to Determine the Most Efficient Method of Teaching Typewriting to One-handed Typists

Date: August 1952
Creator: Swinney, Mable Clair
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine whether there is a need for a special manual for teaching a keyboard procedure to one-handed typists and in the light of the findings to make recommendations for a special manual if such appears to be needed.
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A Study to Determine Criteria for Predicting the Success of Less than "C" Average Transfer Students in North Texas State College.

A Study to Determine Criteria for Predicting the Success of Less than "C" Average Transfer Students in North Texas State College.

Date: August 1953
Creator: Honea, Robert Lynn
Description: An important problem in the field of education is determining the criteria by which academic success of students can be predicted. This study sets up criteria for predicting the success of a comparatively small group of students, those who have attended one or more other colleges and have made less than a "C" average in all subjects attempted at those other colleges before enrolling at North Texas State College.
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Bacterial Antibiotic Properties of the Oleoresins of Thirty Summer Flowering Spermatophytes

Bacterial Antibiotic Properties of the Oleoresins of Thirty Summer Flowering Spermatophytes

Date: 1950
Creator: Marnock, Edna Leotah
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to add to the present day knowledge concerning the presence of antibiotics in additional members of the spermatophyte group of plants.
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The Organization, Place and Significance of a Rhythm Band in the Elementary School Curriculum

The Organization, Place and Significance of a Rhythm Band in the Elementary School Curriculum

Date: 1950
Creator: Gilmore, Fay Kearns
Description: The need for more efficient and comprehensive teaching in the field of rhythms justifies the writer in making a more thorough study of the organization, place and significance of a rhythm band in the elementary school curriculum.
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The Relation of Certain Environmental Factors to the Personality Development of the Third-Grade Child

The Relation of Certain Environmental Factors to the Personality Development of the Third-Grade Child

Date: 1950
Creator: Laney, Evelyn Taylor
Description: This study, the relation of certain environmental factors to the personality development of the third-grade child, has been made in an effort to determine the part played by the various environmental conditions found within the homes as causative factors in personality adjustment or maladjustment.
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A Comparative Study of Retention of Learning by Boys and Girls of Stonewall Jackson School, Denton, Texas

A Comparative Study of Retention of Learning by Boys and Girls of Stonewall Jackson School, Denton, Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: Robertson, George L.
Description: This thesis presents a comparative study of retention of learning by boys and girls of Stonewall Jackson School of Denton, Texas.
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The Antibiotic Properties of the Oleoresins of Twenty-Five Common Garden Vegetables

The Antibiotic Properties of the Oleoresins of Twenty-Five Common Garden Vegetables

Date: 1951
Creator: Ennis, Arthur F.
Description: The purpose of this problem is to determine the presence and extent of antibiotic materials as found in the oleoresins of a selected group of garden vegetables. The problem has consisted of, first, the collection and preparation of specimens of twenty-five commonly used garden vegetables; second, the extraction of the oleoresins from these; third, the determination of the inhibitory and other effects of these oleoresins against several strains of selected gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria; and fourth, the evaluation of the potentialities of these oleoresins with regard to their future use as medicinal prophylactics and therapeutics.
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Common Emotional and Social Difficulties of Six-Year-Old Children

Common Emotional and Social Difficulties of Six-Year-Old Children

Date: 1951
Creator: Wilson, Mabel F.
Description: The purpose of this study is to provide a ready reference that may be the basis for helping teachers develop a detailed program to meet some common social and emotional difficulties of six-year-old children. An analysis of the findings and opinions of clinical psychology and educational authorities pertinent to this problem should yield conclusions and recommendations which may be objective enough to lead to a better understanding of the six-year-old child.
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Shaw's Economic Theories as Found in His Plays

Shaw's Economic Theories as Found in His Plays

Date: 1951
Creator: Cook, Lyla Jane
Description: This paper contains, somewhat in detail, Shaw's ideas of the economic relations of man, as they are stated in his political writings and upheld in his plays.
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A Comparative Study of Special Education for Exceptional Children to Determine How Adequately Texas is Meeting the Psychological and Sociological Needs of Exceptional Chidren

A Comparative Study of Special Education for Exceptional Children to Determine How Adequately Texas is Meeting the Psychological and Sociological Needs of Exceptional Chidren

Date: 1953
Creator: Martineau, Hazel B.
Description: The problem of this study may be stated as follows: (1) to establish sound and acceptable principles and criteria for the special education of exceptional children, (2) to analyze the Texas plan of special education together with the plans of certain other selected states, (3) to determine how adequately the Texas plan is meeting the psychological and sociological needs of exceptional children.
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An Analysis of the Changes and the Development of Negro Education in Rural Harrison County, 1940-1950

An Analysis of the Changes and the Development of Negro Education in Rural Harrison County, 1940-1950

Date: August 1950
Creator: Stone, Pearle Pippen
Description: "The problem of this study is to trace the changes and the development of Negro education in rural Harrison County, Texas, from 1940-1950." --pg. 1
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An Evaluation of the Recreation Programs of the Towns and Communities of Eastland County, Texas

An Evaluation of the Recreation Programs of the Towns and Communities of Eastland County, Texas

Date: August 1950
Creator: Hilliard, Travis
Description: "The purpose of this study is to make an investigation of the amount and type of recreation provided by the towns and communities in Eastland County, Texas, to determine the extent to which the recreation programs meet or fail to meet criteria for such community recreation programs." -- leaf 1
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The Texas State Program of Aid to Dependent Children, with Special Emphasis upon Erath County

The Texas State Program of Aid to Dependent Children, with Special Emphasis upon Erath County

Date: August 1955
Creator: Spencer, Lela M.
Description: "The problem of this study is to determine whether or not the financial grants available under the Texas state program of aid to dependent children are adequate to meet the needs of the persons receiving such grants. In accomplishing this objective, it became necessary to make a survey of the Texas state program of aid to dependent children as administered by the Texas State Department of Public Welfare. The basis upon which aid is granted, the amount of grants available, and a study of legislation governing the state program of aid to dependent children will be given prominence in this investigation. Likewise, a somewhat detailed study of twenty families who are recipients, or who have recently been recipients of aid to dependent children, all located in Erath County, Texas, will be presented as typical representations of such families all over the state of Texas who receive grants of aid for dependent children."-- leaf 1.
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Practices, Procedures, and Techniques in Auditorium Work at the Elementary Level, with Special Emphasis on the Elementary Schools of Dallas, Texas

Practices, Procedures, and Techniques in Auditorium Work at the Elementary Level, with Special Emphasis on the Elementary Schools of Dallas, Texas

Date: August 1950
Creator: Fristoe, Kathleen Rachel
Description: The purpose of this study was threefold: (1) to write a narrative account of the meaning, objectives, and functions of -auditorium work in public schools and to note the importance of providing for pupil participation in auditorium classes, and recommended practices in planning for and presenting programs in this phase of the educational situation; (2) to develop in detail the practices, procedures, and techniques contained in printed and mimeographed materials distributed by the Board of Education to auditorium teachers to serve as guides in conducting auditorium work in the elementary schools of Dallas, Texas; and (3) to evaluate these instructional materials in the light of modern practices, procedures, and techniques advocated by authorities in the field of auditorium work. As an outgrowth of these three phases of the study, it was believed that certain conclusions might be evident as to the efficacy of the auditorium work in the elementary schools of Dallas in so far as it could be determined by a careful examination of materials prepared for the use of auditorium teachers in conducting their classes. It was believed, also, that it might be possible to make recommendations for the improvement of auditorium work in the elementary schools of ...
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Significance of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 upon Texas Companies

Significance of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 upon Texas Companies

Date: August 1952
Creator: Flowers, James R.
Description: This study is concerned with the significance of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 on the public utility holding companies which were operating in Texas in 1935.
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A Study to Determine a Sound Pattern of Teacher Education for Teachers for Modern Public Schools of a Democracy

A Study to Determine a Sound Pattern of Teacher Education for Teachers for Modern Public Schools of a Democracy

Date: August 1956
Creator: Kearns, James Kell
Description: The problem is to develop a sound pattern of teacher education that will produce teachers capable of functioning adequately in modern public schools of a democracy.
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A Rating Scale for the Measurement of Teacher Readiness for the Role of Administrative Leadership

A Rating Scale for the Measurement of Teacher Readiness for the Role of Administrative Leadership

Date: August 1953
Creator: Hitt, Harold H.
Description: This study has a twofold purpose. The first is to demonstrate the use of the Forced-Choice Technique in developing a rating scale for the selection of teachers adjudged to be ready to assume responsibility of an administrative nature and a role of leadership. The second is to develop a tentative rating scale for this purpose in the Dallas Independent School District, Dallas, Texas,
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A study of the possibilities of including industrial arts in the Whitney Elementary School, grades three through eight, based upon the needs and desires of the parents and students in the school area

A study of the possibilities of including industrial arts in the Whitney Elementary School, grades three through eight, based upon the needs and desires of the parents and students in the school area

Date: 1950
Creator: Kiger, Robert V.
Description: This study was conducted in order to determine the community need and desire for an Industrial Arts program in the elementary school at Whitney, Texas.
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A Study of Tests Available for Use in Industrial Arts and Procedures Used by Industrial Arts Teachers in Ascertaining Student Progress and Semester Grades

A Study of Tests Available for Use in Industrial Arts and Procedures Used by Industrial Arts Teachers in Ascertaining Student Progress and Semester Grades

Date: 1956
Creator: Titus, Lewis Clark
Description: The over-all purpose of this study is to ascertain whether industrial arts teachers in Texas are utilizing methods in testing and in assigning final grades.
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Self-incrimination :  An Historical Interpretation

Self-incrimination : An Historical Interpretation

Date: 1956
Creator: Myres, Charles Ernest
Description: This paper is an attempt to present the history of the so-called "self-incrimination clause" of the Fifth Amendment from the time the idea was first conceived in the mind of man to the present day. It is an attempt to present the ideas of both legal and lay thinkers concerning this clause.
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