A Study of Soil Erosion and its Control in the United States with Special Reference to Texas

A Study of Soil Erosion and its Control in the United States with Special Reference to Texas

Date: June 1939
Creator: Merrell, Jesse Byron
Description: A study of soil erosion in the United States, especially in Texas, which brings attention to the causes of soil erosion under the existing system of farm management. The material gathered and compiled and arranged under certail main heading. Two chapters deal with present and immediate causes of erosions and their results. One full chapter takes up the history of the conservation movement and attempts to show how slow Texans have been in comparison with some of the other states of the United States. The study calls for further research, teaching of better land-use, raising awareness of soil erosion causes and conditions.
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Autobiographical Elements in the Works of Charles Dickens

Autobiographical Elements in the Works of Charles Dickens

Date: August 1950
Creator: Gaydon, Mary Allee S.
Description: This thesis endeavors to show how Charles Dickens revealed himself and his life in his works.
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A Comparison of the Philosophical Concepts of Leading Philosophers with those of Certain Southern Oklahoma Educators

A Comparison of the Philosophical Concepts of Leading Philosophers with those of Certain Southern Oklahoma Educators

Date: 1941
Creator: Henry, Isabelle Morton
Description: This investigation proposes to present a comparison of two compendiums of philosophy, and in the light of this comparison determine the prevailing types of educational philosophy and practice used in certain schools of southern Oklahoma.
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The Importance and Use of the Visual Aid in the Rural High School

The Importance and Use of the Visual Aid in the Rural High School

Date: 1941
Creator: McWhirter, Aubrey
Description: This study is an attempt to show by analysis the extent to which visual aid is a contributing agency in progressive education, with particular reference to the rural high school. The study will include a resume of the development of visual aid in education; a statement of objectives which guide the use of such aids in the classroom; generalizations as to the importance of visual aid as determined by its many contributions and services rendered in school progress; a review of the criticisms and limitations that have been proposed by contemporary directors and students of research; and finally a summary and conclusion regarding the value of visual instruction.
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The Relationship Existing between Reading and the Social Studies in the Waelder Elementary School

The Relationship Existing between Reading and the Social Studies in the Waelder Elementary School

Date: 1941
Creator: Neal, Jewell
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine what degree, if any, relationship exists between reading and social studies in the intermediate grades of the Waelder Elementary School, and then to determine means of using reading as a tool to aid children in their social studies.
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American Ambassadorial Representation to England from John Adams to Charles Francis Adams

American Ambassadorial Representation to England from John Adams to Charles Francis Adams

Date: 1945
Creator: Parker, Mary Lois
Description: This thesis outlines the history of American ambassadorial representation in England through 1868.
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The Development of Railroads in Oklahoma

The Development of Railroads in Oklahoma

Date: 1948
Creator: McDonough, Terrence C.
Description: This thesis is a study of the growth and expansion of railroads in Oklahoma.
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A Study of the Revolutionary War Novels of William Gilmore Simms

A Study of the Revolutionary War Novels of William Gilmore Simms

Date: 1948
Creator: Linton, Esta Louise
Description: This thesis is a study of William Gilmore Simms' novels that deal with the Revolutionary War.
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The Life, Work, and Imprint of Elisabet Ney

The Life, Work, and Imprint of Elisabet Ney

Date: 1941
Creator: Bailey, Joe Harden
Description: This thesis discusses the life and influence of sculptor Elisabet Ney.
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A Study of the Extent to Which the Point of View of the School Patrons of Wichita Falls, Texas, Has a Background of Progressivism or of Essentialism

A Study of the Extent to Which the Point of View of the School Patrons of Wichita Falls, Texas, Has a Background of Progressivism or of Essentialism

Date: 1944
Creator: Denton, Edith
Description: The purpose of this study is to learn to what extent the point of view of patrons of Wichita Falls, Texas, has a background of progressivism or of essentialism and to what extent, if possible, the children are influenced in school by the point of view held by the parents; also which part of the school system -- general education, the curriculum, the child, or the administration -- has the most progressive approval of the parents.
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A Volley Ball Manual for Coaches and Players

A Volley Ball Manual for Coaches and Players

Date: 1947
Creator: Baker, Luther M.
Description: The purpose of this study is to prepare a manual that will aid in the coaching and playing of volley ball in interscholastic, intramural, and amateur competition.
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Famous Peace Plans of History

Famous Peace Plans of History

Date: 1946
Creator: Plummer, Marguerite K.
Description: The purpose of the present thesis, is to trace the development of the idea of world organization to secure world peace. An endeavor is made to give a brief survey of the best known peace plans of history with a critical evaluation of the contribution of each to the ideas embodied in the League of Nations and the United Nations.
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An Evaluation and Analysis of Teachers' Codes of Ethics

An Evaluation and Analysis of Teachers' Codes of Ethics

Date: 1946
Creator: Enlow, Nannie Holland
Description: The problem of this thesis was to study the codes of thirteen other states and, in addition, the codes of Texas and the National Education Association, were selected because of the realization that a very small per cent of the teaching profession knows of the existence of such codes and a still smaller per cent knows anything at all of the content of the codes.
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A Study of the Democratic Approach to the Problem of Educating for Life in a Changing World

A Study of the Democratic Approach to the Problem of Educating for Life in a Changing World

Date: 1946
Creator: McAlister, Elbert W.
Description: The purpose of this study is to investigate the need for a democratic approach to the problem of educating for life in a changing world and to show, too, how this approach can be made through a democratic administration, a democratic curriculum, and democratic methods.
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A Comparative Study of the Environmental Influence Upon the Development of Fifty Fifth-Grade Pupils from the Reynolds School and Fifty Fifth-Grade Pupils from the Oliver School, Stamford, Texas

A Comparative Study of the Environmental Influence Upon the Development of Fifty Fifth-Grade Pupils from the Reynolds School and Fifty Fifth-Grade Pupils from the Oliver School, Stamford, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Martin, Audley Jones
Description: The major purpose of this study is to reveal, by means of comparison, the extent to which environment has influenced the development of the fifth-grade pupils of the Reynolds and Oliver Schools of Stamford, Texas.
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A Study of Factors Influencing High School Seniors in their Decisions to Seek Further Educational or Vocational Training Following their Graduation from High School

A Study of Factors Influencing High School Seniors in their Decisions to Seek Further Educational or Vocational Training Following their Graduation from High School

Date: 1949
Creator: Rutherford, Raymond Riley
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an investigation relating to certain factors and influences that have some bearing upon decisions made by graduating seniors in high schools to attend college or vocational school before entering a vocation or professional career.
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Addison's Literary Criticism as Found in The Spectator

Addison's Literary Criticism as Found in The Spectator

Date: 1950
Creator: Doughtie, Mary Eloise Wilson
Description: This thesis is a study of Joseph Addison's literary criticism as found in The Spectator.
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Development of Labor Legislation for Free Labor

Development of Labor Legislation for Free Labor

Date: 1948
Creator: Brantley, Margie L.
Description: This thesis traces the history of labor legislation from colonial America through 1947.
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A Comparative Study of the Scholastic Achievement of Junior High School Boys Who Work after School and Those Who Do Not

A Comparative Study of the Scholastic Achievement of Junior High School Boys Who Work after School and Those Who Do Not

Date: 1950
Creator: Trusty, Ruby
Description: In this particular study the problem is to determine the influence working after school hours has upon a group of junior high school boys. This study is concerned with comparisons in subject matter achievement, self and social adjustment, and behavior records and ratings. It is the purpose of this study to make these comparisons with boys who work after school and those who do not.
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A Comparative Study of the Habits, Attitudes, and Opinions in Regard to Cigarette Smoking on the Part of Three Hundred Freshman and Sophomore Women Students and Three Hundred Freshman and Sophomore Men Students Enrolled in Physical Education Activity Classes during the Spring Semester of the 1948-1949 Session at North Texas State College, Denton Texas

A Comparative Study of the Habits, Attitudes, and Opinions in Regard to Cigarette Smoking on the Part of Three Hundred Freshman and Sophomore Women Students and Three Hundred Freshman and Sophomore Men Students Enrolled in Physical Education Activity Classes during the Spring Semester of the 1948-1949 Session at North Texas State College, Denton Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Williams, James L.
Description: In undertaking this study the investigator had the following purposes: 1. To determine the percentage of the college women of the study who are cigarette smokers. 2. To determine the percentage of the college men of the study who are cigarette smokers. 3. To determine the carious habits of the students who participated in the study in regard to cigarette smoking. 4. To determine the students' reasons for smoking cigarettes. 5. To determine the opinions and attitudes of the students of the study in regard to cigarette smoking. 6. To compare the women students with the men students of the study in regard to cigarette smoking on the basis of the data obtained.
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The Controversial Political Life of Aaron Burr from 1783-1804

The Controversial Political Life of Aaron Burr from 1783-1804

Date: 1951
Creator: Burr, Lottie
Description: This thesis presents a short biography of Aaron Burr followed by a look at his controversial political life from 1783-1804.
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The Economic Relations of the Philippines and the United States, 1898 to 1946

The Economic Relations of the Philippines and the United States, 1898 to 1946

Date: 1951
Creator: Railsback, J. D.
Description: This thesis is about the economic relations of the Philippines and the United States from 1898 to 1946.
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The Status of the Part-time Elementary School Principal in Texas

The Status of the Part-time Elementary School Principal in Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: Cloud, Robert L.
Description: It is proposed in this study (1) to make a brief survey of educational thought describing the functioning of elementary part-time principals in some selected administrative activities; (2) to analyze some pertinent features of the administrative organization and the part-time principal's schedule of work in the elementary schools selected for this study.
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A Comparison of the Educational Philosophies of Pragmatism and Essentialism and their Effects on Education

A Comparison of the Educational Philosophies of Pragmatism and Essentialism and their Effects on Education

Date: 1942
Creator: Womack, Vera
Description: The purpose of this study was to make an appraisal of the educational philosophies, pragmatism and essentialism, and their effects upon the aims, methods, and curriculum of education. No effective effort was made to branch off into the many philosophical ramifications of the question, but the practical aspects of each philosophy were studied in order to determine how it has influenced education.
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