An Evaluation of the Equality of Educational Opportunity

An Evaluation of the Equality of Educational Opportunity

Date: August 1939
Creator: Larsen, Ross Harold
Description: This thesis examines the equality of physical education, health, and recreation for middle school boys in Amarillo, Texas. Data gathered at three schools in the city informed the author's conclusions.
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A Study of the Ratio of Achievement of Factual Material to the Ability to Learn of Intermediate Children when Taught the Seperate Subjects as Compared with Those Taught in Correlated Core Area Fields

A Study of the Ratio of Achievement of Factual Material to the Ability to Learn of Intermediate Children when Taught the Seperate Subjects as Compared with Those Taught in Correlated Core Area Fields

Date: August 1939
Creator: Jones, W. Prentiss
Description: This study used achievement and the ability to learn to measure the success of two teaching methods. One method focused on factual information alone and the other related material to specific subjects. of the ratio of achievement of factual material to the ability to learn of intermediate children when taught the separate subjects as compared with those taught in correlated core area fields.
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Survey of the Intramural Athletic Program of Brackenridge High School, San Antonio, Texas, to Determine the Status of this Program as Compared with Standards Set by Previous Studies

Survey of the Intramural Athletic Program of Brackenridge High School, San Antonio, Texas, to Determine the Status of this Program as Compared with Standards Set by Previous Studies

Date: August 1939
Creator: Forehand, George W.
Description: This thesis is the result of an examination of a recently added intramural sports program at Brackenridge High School in San Antonio, Texas. Value and benefits are explored while, also, describing the planning and implementation of the program.
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The Extent to Which the Parent-Teacher Association is Achieving its Objectives in the Thirteenth District of the Congress of Parents and Teachers in Texas

The Extent to Which the Parent-Teacher Association is Achieving its Objectives in the Thirteenth District of the Congress of Parents and Teachers in Texas

Date: August 1938
Creator: McAlister, Grover E.
Description: The purpose of this study is to examine the relations of the different channels of the (parent-teacher) association, the functions of the association, and the work that the thirteenth district of Texas is doing through its different channels.
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To determine the effectiveness of the Administrative Plan of the George Washington Junior High School of Tampa Florida from September 1928 to June 1937.

To determine the effectiveness of the Administrative Plan of the George Washington Junior High School of Tampa Florida from September 1928 to June 1937.

Date: August 1938
Creator: Peters, C. Phil
Description: This study attempts to provide an effective administrative plan and contribute to other teachers in the field of junior high school education. In this study, the administrative plan is divided into two mail parts: first, the administrative plan and the teacher; and second, the administrative plan and pupil. All conclusions are summarised in the final chapter.
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The Progressive Acceptance of Dewey's Philosophy in Curriculum Development

The Progressive Acceptance of Dewey's Philosophy in Curriculum Development

Date: August 1939
Creator: Malone, Eleanor Cofield
Description: This thesis addresses a recent development of elementary school children. Curriculum shifted from societal need toward the particular interests and needs of children is supported by the author.
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The Development of Nature Study in the Primary Grades Through an Analysis of Available Printed Material

The Development of Nature Study in the Primary Grades Through an Analysis of Available Printed Material

Date: August 1939
Creator: Coldwell, Lillian
Description: This thesis is the result of an examination of the biological and physical science information content included in late nineteenth and early twentieth century elementary school readers and textbooks.
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An Analysis of Some Factors Associated with Pupil Achievement

An Analysis of Some Factors Associated with Pupil Achievement

Date: August 1937
Creator: Rucker, John Allman
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine if any effect upon pupil achievement is shown by four factors: classification of teachers in terms of semester hours, small and large schools, single and married women teachers, men and women teachers.
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To Determine to What Extent Extra-Curricular Activities and Regular School Activities Participated in by the Class A High Schools in Van Zandt County Texas in 1937-1938 Proposed to Contribute to the Consummation of the Ten Social-Economic Goals

To Determine to What Extent Extra-Curricular Activities and Regular School Activities Participated in by the Class A High Schools in Van Zandt County Texas in 1937-1938 Proposed to Contribute to the Consummation of the Ten Social-Economic Goals

Date: August 1938
Creator: Parks, Lucile
Description: This study was made with the hope that the findings may encourage the administration and teachers in Van Zandt county Texas to analyze the Ten Social-Economic Goals set up by a committee on the National Education Association.
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History of the Development of the Junior Colleges in Texas

History of the Development of the Junior Colleges in Texas

Date: August 1936
Creator: Barnard, Hilliard
Description: In the main there are three questions to be answered in this investigation: First, what are the motives that have controlled the growth and development of the junior colleges in Texas? Second, what are the leading events in this development? Third, what is the present state of development of the junior college movement in Texas? A survey of the existing junior college situation in Texas is presented in the first chapter, while a more detailed history of development is outlined in the later chapters.
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Adjusting the Commercial Curriculum of Denton Senior High School, Denton, Texas, to the Needs of the Community

Adjusting the Commercial Curriculum of Denton Senior High School, Denton, Texas, to the Needs of the Community

Date: June 1939
Creator: Hodge, James
Description: This study was made: first, to determine the vocational opportunities for commercial graduates of Denton Senior High School as a basis for more effective guidance; second, to determine whether the commercial training program in the local high school is providing adequate vocational preparation for the principal commercial positions in Denton, Texas, third, to discover the chief commercial weaknesses of the present employees in Denton, Texas; fourth, to secure information necessary for appropriate commercial curriculum for the local high school. It is the further aim of this investigation to determine the social as well as the personal business needs of the average individuals." --leaf 1
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A Study of the Effect of Teacher - Pupil Ratio upon the Child's Achievement

A Study of the Effect of Teacher - Pupil Ratio upon the Child's Achievement

Date: August 1938
Creator: Tate, Curtis Baxter
Description: This study examines the impact that classroom size makes on the development of secondary students. To gather data, the author focused on Leverett's Chapel School near Kilgore, Texas.
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An Analysis of Evaluation Techniques for an Activity Program

An Analysis of Evaluation Techniques for an Activity Program

Date: May 1939
Creator: Mathis, A. D.
Description: This thesis is an examination of the techniques used to evaluate the effectiveness of activities planned by elementary school teachers. The reasoning, functions, and adequacy of evaluation are among the covered topics.
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A Comparative Quantitative Study of the Common Elements Found in the Hackenberry

A Comparative Quantitative Study of the Common Elements Found in the Hackenberry

Date: June 1939
Creator: Bailey, Duward W.
Description: This comparative study attempts to determine the importance of soil fertility in determining how much of an element a plant absorbs.
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Emotional Tendencies of Children as Expressed in their Verse

Emotional Tendencies of Children as Expressed in their Verse

Date: August 1939
Creator: Kisinger, Katherine
Description: This study analyzes the verse created for and about children so that it can be determined how emotions are addressed. American and English poetry from between the years 1600 and 1800 served as the study focus.
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The Influence of High - School Home Economics and Science Courses Upon the Grades Earned by Home Economics Majors in College

The Influence of High - School Home Economics and Science Courses Upon the Grades Earned by Home Economics Majors in College

Date: August 1939
Creator: Jordan, Gladys Green
Description: This study compared two groups of college home economics and science students in order to establish whether or not previous experience influences ability. One group received high school education in the two areas and the other did not.
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An Analysis of the Problem of the Insecurity of Children

An Analysis of the Problem of the Insecurity of Children

Date: June 1939
Creator: Little, Edith
Description: This study is an attempt to find causes and indications of insecurity in elementary school children. Possible solutions and ways to increase security are also explored.
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What Student Accounting is Necessary Under the Present School Organization in Texas

What Student Accounting is Necessary Under the Present School Organization in Texas

Date: May 1939
Creator: King, Lawrence C.
Description: This study addresses student accountablity and the need for a change of focus from groups of children to the individual child. Accountability data gathered for the study came from the Texas State Department of Education.
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Evaluation of School Units that Affected the Community

Evaluation of School Units that Affected the Community

Date: June 1939
Creator: Yarbrough, James Lafayette
Description: This study examines a change from traditional to modern teaching in the Denton, Texas public schools. Issues faced by adminitation and teachers in three examined elementary schools provide information about the implementation of a plan focused on the particular needs of children in the community.
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Evidences of the Need of Scientific Speech Training in the Elementary Grades of the Independent School Districts of Denton County with a Suggested Program of Oral Reading

Evidences of the Need of Scientific Speech Training in the Elementary Grades of the Independent School Districts of Denton County with a Suggested Program of Oral Reading

Date: August 1936
Creator: Henderson, Kathleen Tobin
Description: The purpose of this study was to ascertain the need of scientific speech training in the elementary grades of the Independent School Districts of Denton County. The analysis of data reveals a dire need for speech correction and other phases of speech training.
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The Effects of Traditional Report Cards Upon the Grading of students of South Park Elementary School, Beaumont, Texas

The Effects of Traditional Report Cards Upon the Grading of students of South Park Elementary School, Beaumont, Texas

Date: August 1938
Creator: Hackler, Vivien
Description: In this study, the writer has attempted to judge the effects of different types of report cards upon the accuracy of the teachers' grades of South Park Elementary School. The data used in this study, is located in Beaumont, Texas.
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How Practical Arts Education has Functioned in Mexico D. F.

How Practical Arts Education has Functioned in Mexico D. F.

Date: June 1938
Creator: Hamilton, Tom G.
Description: The aim of this study was to present a condensed and authentic report of what Mexico has done toward a practical education of the nation. It is also the aim of this study to show the development, the status, and the functioning of the Federal District. The study point out the relation and the needs of this type of education to the social and economic welfare and progress of the Mexican people.
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The Development of the Sulphur Industry in Texas.

The Development of the Sulphur Industry in Texas.

Date: May 1937
Creator: Posey, Earl Olin
Description: This thesis aimed to study the historical phase of the sulphur industry in Texas and highlights the critical role of Sulphur in the future economic development of Texas.
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Dissemination of Teachers' Codes of Ethics

Dissemination of Teachers' Codes of Ethics

Date: August 1940
Creator: Elms, Arkie
Description: This thesis examines the awareness of national and state standards established for teachers by teacher associations. Data for this study came from questionnaires filled out by teachers taking courses at North Texas State University.
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