A Study of the Validity of Brace's Football Achievement Tests as a Measure of Real Playing Ability of Individual Players of the Quanah and Childress High Schools

A Study of the Validity of Brace's Football Achievement Tests as a Measure of Real Playing Ability of Individual Players of the Quanah and Childress High Schools

Date: August 1949
Creator: Edmondson, O. K.
Description: The investigator undertook a study to determine the validity of the Brace Football Achievement Tests as a measure of real playing ability of individual members of the 1948 football squads of the high schools of Quanah and Childress, Texas.
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A Study of the Development of Evening and Night Schools Operating Under the State Board for Vocational Education in Texas

A Study of the Development of Evening and Night Schools Operating Under the State Board for Vocational Education in Texas

Date: August 1950
Creator: Cochrane, Earl A.
Description: The problem is actually twofold: first, to trace the growth and development of vocational education programs operating in the evening schools of the State of Texas; second, to analyze some of the various types of evening school programs and facilities provided for conducting adult vocational evening schools.
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A Survey of the Growth and Development of Extra-Curricular Activities in Woodrow Wilson High School 1929-1949

A Survey of the Growth and Development of Extra-Curricular Activities in Woodrow Wilson High School 1929-1949

Date: 1949
Creator: Cooper, Edith Roberts
Description: This study of the extra-curricular activities of the Woodrow Wilson High School of Dallas, Texas, was made to determine who and why each of the activities developed, the life span of each, the percentage of the student body enrolled in the various groups, and the value of each extra-curricular activity from the viewpoint of the teachers, of the students, and of authorities in the field.
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A Plan for Improving the Physical-Education Program for Boys in the Port Neches Junior High School

A Plan for Improving the Physical-Education Program for Boys in the Port Neches Junior High School

Date: 1949
Creator: Mershon, Leonard W.
Description: The purpose of this study is to formulate recommendations for the improvement of the program in health and physical education for boys in the Port Neches, Texas, Junior High School.
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An Evaluative Study of the Band Library Equipment and Procedures Used in Ninety-Seven Class B High Schools in Texas During the 1948-1949 School Year

An Evaluative Study of the Band Library Equipment and Procedures Used in Ninety-Seven Class B High Schools in Texas During the 1948-1949 School Year

Date: 1949
Creator: Winger, Melvin Leroy
Description: The purpose of this study is to present, on the basis of the material obtained through survey methods previously indicated, a comprehensive picture of the small high school band library.
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A Study of the Crafts Programs and the Training of Those Teaching Crafts in the Junior High Schools of Texas

A Study of the Crafts Programs and the Training of Those Teaching Crafts in the Junior High Schools of Texas

Date: 1949
Creator: Torgerson, Henry T., Jr.
Description: The problem of this study is to determine to what extent crafts are being taught in the junior high schools, and the type and extent of training of those teachers teaching crafts in the junior high schools of Texas.
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A Study of the Auto Mechanics Courses Taught in the Senior High Schools of Texas and the Opinions and Recommendations of School Administrators and Industrial Arts Teachers Concerning Auto Mechanics

A Study of the Auto Mechanics Courses Taught in the Senior High Schools of Texas and the Opinions and Recommendations of School Administrators and Industrial Arts Teachers Concerning Auto Mechanics

Date: 1949
Creator: White, Alvin M.
Description: The purpose of this study is to analyze the adequacy of the automobile mechanics courses taught in certain Texas high schools to determine (1) what high schools of Texas offer courses in auto mechanics; (2) in what place in the curriculum are such courses offered; (3) what methods of teaching auto mechanics are being used; (4) how many units are offered and what is contained in each unit; and (5) the opinions of the school administrators, auto mechanics teachers, and industrial arts teachers as to what should be taught in the auto mechanics courses.
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The Influences of the Manual Labor Movement on Industrial Arts in America

The Influences of the Manual Labor Movement on Industrial Arts in America

Date: 1950
Creator: Shipp, Owen T., Jr.
Description: This is a study of the influences of the Manual Labor Movement in Europe and in America on industrial arts taught in the secondary schools of the United States.
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The Influence of a Summer Round Up Program on the Progress of First-Grade Children

The Influence of a Summer Round Up Program on the Progress of First-Grade Children

Date: 1949
Creator: Stewart, Bessie Ames
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the extent, if any, to which the Summer Round Up Program, as planned and executed by the North Elementary School of Odessa, Texas, helped the first-grade children adjust to school life.
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A Study to Determine the Relation of Mechanical Aptitude and Academic Grades of 175 Students Enrolled in North Texas State College

A Study to Determine the Relation of Mechanical Aptitude and Academic Grades of 175 Students Enrolled in North Texas State College

Date: 1949
Creator: Evans, Arthur C., Jr.
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the relation of mechanical aptitude and academic grades of students who have completed a minimum of sixty semester hours of college credit and who were enrolled in the major departments of North Texas State College.
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A Study of the Philosophy of Rousseau Concerning the Practical Arts and His Influence on the Philosophy of Industrial Arts in the Secondary Schools of the United States

A Study of the Philosophy of Rousseau Concerning the Practical Arts and His Influence on the Philosophy of Industrial Arts in the Secondary Schools of the United States

Date: 1950
Creator: Anderson, William J.
Description: This thesis is a comparative study of Rousseau's philosophy on education, with emphasis placed on the practical arts, to show how his philosophy of practical arts has influenced the philosophy of present day industrial arts in the secondary schools of the United States.
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Professional Terms for a Special Education Teacher

Professional Terms for a Special Education Teacher

Date: 1950
Creator: Blount, Vena Sloan
Description: The problem of this study is to compile a list of professional terms, with their definitions, and a bibliography of reading material for the beginning teacher in special education.
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Evaluation of the School Plant of Union Grove High School in Upshur County, Texas, on the Basis of Health and Safety Environment for the School Population with Recommendations for Future Development

Evaluation of the School Plant of Union Grove High School in Upshur County, Texas, on the Basis of Health and Safety Environment for the School Population with Recommendations for Future Development

Date: 1950
Creator: Bartlett, J. Harold
Description: The purpose of this study was to make a critical evaluation of the school plant of Union Grove High School in Upshur County, Texas, in regards to health and safety environment.
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A Comparative Study of the Requirements for Certification of Public School Administrators in the United States

A Comparative Study of the Requirements for Certification of Public School Administrators in the United States

Date: 1949
Creator: Reeve, Charles A.
Description: The specific purposes of this study may be briefly stated as follows: (1) to determine the present status of administrative certification in the United States; (2) to determine whether the various states have set up requirements which will insure that their public schools shall have administrators who are capable of directing and supervising the educational program; (3) to indicate the degree of uniformity of requirements in the various states; (4) to secure recommendations for the certification of public school administrators from leading educators in the United States; and, on the basis of such data, (5) to make certain recommendations for a sound administrative certification program.
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A Study of Dropouts in the Secondary Schools of Port Arthur, Texas

A Study of Dropouts in the Secondary Schools of Port Arthur, Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: Arrington, Electa Carol
Description: The purpose of this study was to investigate the problem of dropouts or withdrawals among the pupils of the secondary schools of Port Arthur, Texas. It was hoped that some significant information could be compiled as to the reasons why such students in this particular city leave school before high-school graduation, and that academic, environmental, and personal factors might be identified in their relationship to the causation of dropouts or withdrawals.
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A Comparison of the Effectiveness of Traditional and Experience Methods of Teaching Percentage in Seventh-Grade Arithmetic

A Comparison of the Effectiveness of Traditional and Experience Methods of Teaching Percentage in Seventh-Grade Arithmetic

Date: 1951
Creator: Burrus, Aleta H.
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to make a comparative study of compiled data obtained from the results of three standardized tests that were given to six classes of pupils enrolled in seventh-grade arithmetic and to determine, within the limits established for this study, the relative effectiveness of each of the two teaching methods employed: traditional and experience.
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A Comparative Study of Athletic Coaches in Class "A" and Class "B" High Cchools of North and East Texas

A Comparative Study of Athletic Coaches in Class "A" and Class "B" High Cchools of North and East Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Covin, Forrest Lee
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a comparative analysis of a representative number of coaches in selected Class "A" and Class "B" high schools of North and East Texas.
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A Comparative Study of Elementary and Junior High School Music Programs in the State of Texas in 1949-1950

A Comparative Study of Elementary and Junior High School Music Programs in the State of Texas in 1949-1950

Date: 1950
Creator: Meyers, Carl Dean
Description: The purpose of this study is to present a comparison between recommendations made by authorities in the field of music education regarding the music curriculum in the elementary and junior high schools and the music curricula currently in existence, based on the tabulated results of a questionnaire sent to various school systems in Texas.
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A Comparison of the Physical Development, Motor Capacity, and Strength of Anglo-American and Spanish-American Boys in El Paso High School, El Paso, Texas

A Comparison of the Physical Development, Motor Capacity, and Strength of Anglo-American and Spanish-American Boys in El Paso High School, El Paso, Texas

Date: 1952
Creator: Yarbrough, Terrell
Description: The problem of the present investigation may be briefly stated as follows: To make a comparison of the physical development, motor capacities, and strength of the Spanish-American and Anglo-American boys of the El Paso High School, El Paso, Texas.
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A Study of Trends in the Conduct of Interscholastic League Baseball in Conference A High Schools in Texas

A Study of Trends in the Conduct of Interscholastic League Baseball in Conference A High Schools in Texas

Date: 1955
Creator: McPherson, James R.
Description: The investigator had the following purposes in undertaking the present study: 1. To determine administrative practices for the conduct of Interscholastic League baseball programs. 2. To determine common practices in coaching baseball in Conference A high schools in Texas. 3. To determine the organization of baseball practice periods.
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An Analytical Study of the Instructional Procedures Utilized by the Coaching Staff at the Grand Prairie High School, Grand Prairie, Texas, in the Teaching of the T-Wing Football Formation

An Analytical Study of the Instructional Procedures Utilized by the Coaching Staff at the Grand Prairie High School, Grand Prairie, Texas, in the Teaching of the T-Wing Football Formation

Date: 1953
Creator: Pruett, Tom
Description: The purposes of this study may be stated as follows: 1. To analyze the instructional procedures utilized by the coaching staff in the development of the T-wing football formation at the Grand Prairie High School, Grand Prairie, Texas. 2. To gain a better understanding of the functions of the T-wing football formation as it is taught at the Grand Prairie High School. 3. To make recommendations and to propose further developments for the instructional procedures used in coaching the T-wing football formation at the Grand Prairie High School.
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A Study of the Industrial Arts Program in the Van Independent School District, Van, Texas and Other Adjoining Schools

A Study of the Industrial Arts Program in the Van Independent School District, Van, Texas and Other Adjoining Schools

Date: 1956
Creator: Evans, Roy G.
Description: The purpose of this study is to ascertain the extent to which the present industrial arts program of the Van Independent School District of Van, Texas, serves the needs and interests of the students and school community.
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A Proposed Guidance Program for Electra High School

A Proposed Guidance Program for Electra High School

Date: August 1950
Creator: Cox, Ethel Hixson
Description: The problem of this study is to develop a functional plan for organizing, initiating, and administering a sound guidance program in the Electra, Texas, High School. Major emphasis has been placed upon a multidimensional guidance service in order that the optimum measure of guidance can be provided for all pupils in accordance with their needs. In order to plan a guidance program adapted to the needs of the particularly designated group of boys and girls, it was deemed necessary to discover their needs as much as possible, in a short period of time, by testing student opinion and knowledge. Another specific problem of the study is to survey the opinions of authorities in the field of guidance and personnel so as to determine what they think constitutes a sound guidance program in a secondary school. Thus, the problem of the writer resolves itself into a threefold undertaking, as follows: 1. To determine the guidance needs of the pupils of Electra High School. 2. To establish a set of criteria of soundness for a guidance program in a secondary school. The criteria are to be based upon the opinions of several authorities in the field of guidance. 3. To set up ...
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A Study of Accidents and Their Causes Occurring in Industrial Shops in the Public Schools of Texas, and the Methods Used to Teach Safety Education in Industrial Arts Program

A Study of Accidents and Their Causes Occurring in Industrial Shops in the Public Schools of Texas, and the Methods Used to Teach Safety Education in Industrial Arts Program

Date: August 1948
Creator: Turner, Finis
Description: The problem of this study is to determine sound practices and teaching in connection with Industrial Arts shop safety program in Texas public schools, and the methods, policies, and programs used to prevent accidents. The study reviews the Texas State Laws for safety precaution, and the devices and programs recommended by the Industrial Arts teachers who answered the questionnaire used in this study. The state safety laws of other states are studied for comparison with the Texas Safety Laws.
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