The Success Factors of African American Males in Master of Arts Teaching Programs

The Success Factors of African American Males in Master of Arts Teaching Programs

Date: May 2014
Creator: Smith, Dantrayl
Description: The problem of not enough African American males enrolling in masters level teaching programs was addressed in this study. This phenomenological study examined the experiences of African American males in master of arts teaching (MAT) programs to understand why they enrolled and what factors led to persistence throughout their program enrollment. Six African American males currently enrolled in MAT programs in the southern, southwestern, and western regions of the United States participated. Data gathered for each participant included an individual, semi-structured interview and a demographic survey. Audio-recordings were used to capture the fullness of the interviews, and transcription software was used to code, analyze, and sort the data to help identify themes. This study looked through the lens of Strayhorn’s graduate student persistence and Albert Bandura’s self-efficacy theories. Factors that influenced African American males to enroll into a program were (a) education as a necessary credential, (b) desire to give back to society, (c) minority scholarship support, (d) making a connection to passion, and (e) desire to enhance teaching skills. External and internal factors were identified as assisting the males to persist within their programs. Academic institutions and policy makers may find the results useful for understanding the unseen educational ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Leon Breeden's Admission Record to Columbia University's Teachers College]

[Leon Breeden's Admission Record to Columbia University's Teachers College]

Date: February 1950
Creator: Columbia University. Teachers College.
Description: Admission record of Harold Leon Breeden from Columbia University's Teachers College. The record includes courses taken by Breeden, grades he received in those courses, the period of his candidacy for a Master of Arts degree in the field of Music and Music Education.
Contributing Partner: UNT Music Library
[Commencement Program for the North Texas State Teachers College, January 28, 1944]

[Commencement Program for the North Texas State Teachers College, January 28, 1944]

Date: Winter 1944
Creator: North Texas State Teachers College
Description: Winter Commencement program for the 1944 graduating class of North Texas State Teachers College. Printed on the cover are the words, "Winter Commencement North Texas State Teachers College. Friday, January Twenty-Eight. Nineteen Hundred and Forty-Four. At Eight o'clock in the Evening. The Main Auditorium. Denton, Texas." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master's degree.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, January 31, 1946]

[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, January 31, 1946]

Date: Winter 1946
Creator: North Texas State Teachers College
Description: Commencement program for the Winter Commencement of the 1946 graduating class of North Texas State Teachers College. Printed on the cover are the words, "Winter Commencement. North Texas State College. Thursday, January Thirty-First. Nineteen Hundred and Forty-Six at Eight o'Clock in the Evening. The Main Auditorium. Denton, Texas." The program includes the order of service and list of graduate for both the baccalaureate and master degrees.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Revised Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, August 24, 1940]

[Revised Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, August 24, 1940]

Date: August 1940
Creator: North Texas State Teachers College
Description: Commencement program for the North Texas State Teachers College class of 1940, including the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master degrees.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, May 28, 1944]

[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, May 28, 1944]

Date: May 1944
Creator: North Texas State Teachers College
Description: The commencement program for the 1944 graduating class of North Texas State Teachers College. Printed on the cover are the words, "The Fifth-Fourth Annual Commencement of North Texas State Teachers College. Denton, Texas. Sunday, May Twenty-Eight. Nineteen Hundred and Forty-Four. At Eight O'clock in the Evening. The Main Auditorium." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master's degree.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, August 27, 1948]

[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, August 27, 1948]

Date: August 1948
Creator: North Texas State Teachers College
Description: Commencement program for the 1948 graduating class of North Texas State Teachers College. Printed on the cover are the words, "Summer Commencement of North Texas State Teachers College. Denton, Texas. Friday, August Twenty-Seventh. Nineteen Hundred and Forty-Eight At Eight o'Clock in the Evening. The Main Auditorium." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master's degree.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, August 25, 1950]

[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, August 25, 1950]

Date: August 1950
Creator: North Texas State College
Description: Commencement program for the 1950 graduating class of North Texas State College. Printed on the cover are the words, "Summer Commencement of North Texas State College. Denton, Texas. Friday, August Twenty-Fifth Nineteen Hundred and Fifty. At Eight o'Clock in the Evening. The Main Auditorium." The program includes the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master degrees.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, August 25, 1949]

[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, August 25, 1949]

Date: Summer 1949
Creator: North Texas State College
Description: Commencement program for the graduating class of 1949 of North Texas State College. Printed on the cover are the words, "Summer Commencement of North Texas State College. Denton, Texas. Thursday, August Twenty-Fifth. Nineteen Hundred and Forty-Nine. At Eight o'Clock in the Evening. The Main Auditorium." The program includes the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master degrees.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, August 23, 1956]

[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, August 23, 1956]

Date: Summer 1956
Creator: North Texas State College
Description: Commencement program for North Texas State College in 1956. Printed on the cover are the words, "Summer Commencement of North Texas State College. Denton, Texas. Tuesday, August Twenty-Third Nineteen Hundred and Fifty-Six. At Eight o'Clock in the Evening. Fouts Field." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master's degree.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, August 18, 1944]

[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, August 18, 1944]

Date: Summer 1944
Creator: North Texas State Teachers College
Description: 1944 Commencement program for the North Texas State Teachers College graduation. Printed on the cover are the words, "The Thirty-Second Annual Summer Commencement of North Texas State Teachers College. Denton, Texas. Friday, August the Eighteenth Nineteen Hundred and Forty-Four At Eight o'Clock in the Evening. The Auditorium." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master's degree.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, August 22, 1942]

[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, August 22, 1942]

Date: Summer 1942
Creator: North Texas State Teachers College
Description: Commencement program for the North Texas State Teachers College class of 1942, including the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master degrees.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Revised Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, August 23, 1941]

[Revised Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, August 23, 1941]

Date: Summer 1941
Creator: North Texas State Teachers College
Description: Commencement program for the 1941 graduating class for the North Texas State Teachers College. Printed on the cover are the words, "The Twenty-Ninth Annual Summer Commencement of North Texas State Teachers College Denton, Texas Revised Copy Saturday, August the Twenty-Third Nineteen Hundred and Forty-One At Eight O'clock in the Evening The Auditorium." The program includes the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master degrees.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, August 23, 1946]

[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, August 23, 1946]

Date: Summer 1946
Creator: North Texas State Teachers College
Description: Commencement program for the graduating class of the North Texas State Texas College of 1946. Printed on the cover are the words, "The Thirty-Fourth Annual Summer Commencement of North Texas State Teachers College. Denton, Texas. Friday, August Twenty-Third Nineteen Hundred and Forty-Six. At Eight o'Clock in the Evening. The Auditorium." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master's degree.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Revised Commencement Program for the North Texas State Teachers College, August 20, 1943]

[Revised Commencement Program for the North Texas State Teachers College, August 20, 1943]

Date: August 1943
Creator: North Texas State Teachers College
Description: 1943 Commencement program of North Texas State Teachers College. Printed on the cover are the words, "The Thirty-First Annual Commencement of North Texas State Teachers College Denton, Texas Revised Friday, August the Twentieth Nineteen Hundred and Forty-Three At Eight o'Clock in the Evening The Auditorium." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and masters degree.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, January 31, 1954]

[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, January 31, 1954]

Date: Winter 1954
Creator: North Texas State College
Description: Commencement program for North Texas State College in 1954. Printed on the cover are the words, "Winter Commencement of North Texas State College. Denton, Texas. Sunday, January Thirty-First Nineteen Hundred and Fifty-Four At Eight o'Clock in the Afternoon. The Main Auditorium." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master's degree.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Commencement Program  for North Texas State College, August 22, 1958]

[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, August 22, 1958]

Date: Summer 1958
Creator: North Texas State College
Description: Commencement program for North Texas State College in 1958. Printed on the cover are the words, "Summer Commencement of North Texas State College. Denton, Texas. Friday, August Twenty-Second Nineteen Hundred and Fifty-Eight At Eight o'Clock in the Evening Men's Gymnasium." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for the baccalaureate, master's, and doctor's degree.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, January 28, 1943]

[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, January 28, 1943]

Date: Winter 1943
Creator: North Texas State Teachers College
Description: The 1943 Winter commencement program for North Texas State Teachers College. Printed on the cover are the words, "Winter Commencement North Texas State Teachers College Thursday, January Twenty-Eight Nineteen Hundred and Forty-Three At Eight o'clock in the Evening The Main Auditorium Denton, Texas." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master's degree.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, August 24, 1951]

[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, August 24, 1951]

Date: Summer 1951
Creator: North Texas State College
Description: Commencement program for North Texas State College in 1951. Printed on the cover are the words, "Summer Commencement of North Texas. Denton, Texas. Friday August Twenty-Fourth Nineteenth Hundred and Fifty-One at Eight O'Clock in the Evening. The Men's Gymnasium." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master's degree.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, August 22, 1952]

[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, August 22, 1952]

Date: Summer 1952
Creator: North Texas State College
Description: Commencement program for North Texas State College in 1952. Printed on the cover are the words, "Summer Commencement of North Texas State College. Denton, Texas. Friday, August Twenty-Second Nineteen Hundred and Fifty-Two At Eight o'Clock in the Evening. The Main Auditorium." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master's degree.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, January 23, 1955]

[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, January 23, 1955]

Date: Winter 1955
Creator: North Texas State College
Description: Commencement program for North Texas State College in 1955. Printed on the cover are the words, "Winter Commencement of North Texas State College. Denton, Texas. Sunday, January Twenty-Third Nineteen Hundred and Fifty-Five at Three o'Clock in the Afternoon. The Main Auditorium." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master's degree.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Commencement Program for North Texas State College Corrected Copy, February 1951]

[Commencement Program for North Texas State College Corrected Copy, February 1951]

Date: Summer 1951
Creator: North Texas State College
Description: Commencement program for North Texas State College in 1951. Printed on the cover are the words, "Winter Commencement of North Texas State College. Denton, Texas. Corrected Copy. Thursday, February Nineteenth Hundred and Fifty-One AT Three o clock in the Afternoon. The Mens Gymnasium." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master's degree.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, August 24, 1954]

[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, August 24, 1954]

Date: Summer 1954
Creator: North Texas State College
Description: Commencement program for North Texas State College in 1954. Printed on the cover are the words, "Summer Commencement of North Texas State College. Denton, Texas. Tuesday, August Twenty-Fourth Nineteen Hundred and Fifty-Four At Eight o'Clock in the Evening The Main Auditorium." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master's degree.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, August 28, 1953]

[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, August 28, 1953]

Date: Summer 1953
Creator: North Texas State College
Description: Commencement program for North Texas State College in 1953. Printed on the cover are the words, "Summer Commencement of North Texas State College. Denton, Texas. Friday, August Twenty-Eight Nineteen Hundred and Fifty-Three At Eight o'Clock in the Evening. The Main Auditorium." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master's degree.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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