The Effect of Study Skills Training Intervention on United States Air Force Aeromedical Apprentices

The Effect of Study Skills Training Intervention on United States Air Force Aeromedical Apprentices

Date: August 1998
Creator: Griffith, John Clark
Description: The study examined the effects of a study skills training intervention course on U.S. Air Force Aeromedical Apprentices with five main purposes. The first was to examine the relationship between study skills training and the number of times students required academic interventions outside of normal class time. The second purpose was to examine the relationship between study skills training and end of course averages. The third was to determine the relationship between study skills training and the amount of additional instruction, measured in time, students required. The fourth purpose examined the relationship between study skills training and graduation rates. The final purpose was to recommend areas for further research.
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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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Public School Choice : An Impact Assessment

Public School Choice : An Impact Assessment

Date: December 1995
Creator: Davis, Casi G. (Casi Gail)
Description: The goal of this thesis is to understand the consequences of educational choice in the public school system. The research takes place in San Antonio, Texas. The research encompasses meaningful comparisons between three sets of low income students and their families: 1) those who chose to remain in their attendance-zone school, 2) those who enrolled in the multilingual program, and 3) those who applied to the multilingual program but were not admitted because of space limitations.
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A Comparative Analysis of Curricular Programs in Private, Public Choice, and Public Attendance-Zone Schools in San Antonio, Texas

A Comparative Analysis of Curricular Programs in Private, Public Choice, and Public Attendance-Zone Schools in San Antonio, Texas

Date: December 1997
Creator: Miller, Alice Elizabeth Owen
Description: The purpose of this study was to examine curricular programs in private, public choice, and public attendance-zone schools to determine whether differences exist among curricular programs in the three types of schools. The findings from the student survey data indicated that private school students reported their curriculum to be more challenging than public school students, but no other significant differences were noted. Findings from the teacher survey showed more positive results for private schools in indicators of a challenging curriculum, expectations of students, school climate, and external support than public schools. This study showed that of the types of schools examined, Catholic schools exhibited the most consistent and well written curriculum that reflected the four research questions. Future research needs to be done to establish whether these indicators of a challenging curriculum result in higher student achievement.
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Imagery, Psychotherapy, and Directed Relaxation: Physiological Correlates

Imagery, Psychotherapy, and Directed Relaxation: Physiological Correlates

Date: May 1992
Creator: Baldridge, Jeffrey T. (Jeffrey Turner)
Description: Thirty outpatients being treated at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center Department of Behavioral Health Psychology were randomly assigned to either a relaxation/imagery training class (R/I), a short-term psychotherapy group (P/G) or a no treatment control group. Subjects had psychological, physiological and immunological data taken before and after treatment. Results indicated that support for the hypothesis that relaxation/imagery training improves the psychological, physiological, and immunological functioning of participants was found.
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Who Leaves and Why: an Examination of Latino Student Attrition from a Selective Public School Thematic Choice Program in San Antonio, Texas

Who Leaves and Why: an Examination of Latino Student Attrition from a Selective Public School Thematic Choice Program in San Antonio, Texas

Date: December 1996
Creator: Thomas, Kathryn, 1948-
Description: This study was conducted to examine the problem of attrition from a public middle school foreign language enrichment program by students who were admitted on the basis of superior grades, test scores, and recommendations from their teachers, counselors, and parents. The study took place in inner-city San Antonio and involves Latino sixth and seventh graders from mostly low-income families. Literature pertaining to school choice options, education of Latino students, and student attrition was reviewed. Research questions pertained to the differences in characteristics of students staying in the program and leaving it and in the reasons students gave for their decisions to stay or leave. In addition, the efficacy of an existing student attrition model, modified for this study, was tested for organizing data. Data sources included surveys of students and teachers, interviews with administrators and counselors, and school records. Logit regression analysis revealed two factors linked to student persistence in the program to be significant to the .01 level: student involvement in the initial decision to apply to the program, and the presence of a student's best friend at the school the student attended. A third variable approached significance (at the . 10 level): the student's score on the math ...
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Pillbox Hat

Pillbox Hat

Date: 1940/1949
Creator: De Witt
Description: None
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River Walk, San Antonio, Texas, 1938

River Walk, San Antonio, Texas, 1938

Date: 1938
Creator: Williams, Byrd, III
Description: Photograph of a man sitting with his head down on his arms on the River Walk in San Antonio. The river is visible behind him and a staircase leading up to the street is in the foreground, on the left side of the image.
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[People Visiting the Alamo]

[People Visiting the Alamo]

Date: [1900..1930]
Creator: Williams, Byrd, Jr.
Description: Photograph of a group of people in front of the Alamo between 1900-1930. There appear to be three men and two women outside of the building.
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[Transcript of Letter from  David Fentress to Clara Fentress, February 26, 1865]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, February 26, 1865]

Date: February 26, 1865
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife, Clara Fentress requesting money to purchase a saddle as well as urging her to write him more regularly. Towards the end of the letter, he tells her that he has read that several foreign nations have begun to recognize the confederacy and he also speculates on the events of the war.
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