A Study of Sick Leave Practices of Texas Independent School Districts

A Study of Sick Leave Practices of Texas Independent School Districts

Date: August 1961
Creator: Ferrell, Keith H.
Description: The problem of this study is threefold: (1) to determine whether the sick leave policies and practices differ significantly between school districts of different sizes; (2) to determine whether there is significant relationship between the number of days of sick leave allowed and the number of days taken by teachers; and (3) to determine whether significant trends in sick leave policies and practices can be detected between the years 1957 and 1960.
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Domination and Persuasion as Means of Social Control in a Boy Scout Organization

Domination and Persuasion as Means of Social Control in a Boy Scout Organization

Date: 1947
Creator: Shaw, Euline
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the extent to which domination and persuasion are employed as methods of social control in fifteen Boy Scout troops in Wichita Falls, Texas.
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A Study to Develop a Manual for the Teaching of Speedball to Boys of the Secondary School as a Physical Education and Recreation Activity

A Study to Develop a Manual for the Teaching of Speedball to Boys of the Secondary School as a Physical Education and Recreation Activity

Date: 1948
Creator: Mumford, W. M.
Description: The purpose of the study was to make available to physical education instructors and recreation leaders an instruction book that will serve as a guide in the following areas: 1. In the organization and conduct of the game of speedball for boys in secondary school in physical education classes or recreation groups; 2. In the teaching of speedball as a physical education or recreation activity for boys on the secondary school level.
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An Evaluation of the Physical Education Program and Facilities in Secondary Schools of District 10AA of the Texas Interscholastic League

An Evaluation of the Physical Education Program and Facilities in Secondary Schools of District 10AA of the Texas Interscholastic League

Date: 1950
Creator: Riola, Johnie Anthony
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an evaluation of the physical education program and facilities in the secondary schools of District 10AA of the Texas Interscholastic League, comprising six counties in North-central Texas. The general scope of the problem is to determine how effectively the high schools of this district are conforming to certain standards for physical education as formulated by recognized authorities in the field and as outlined in courses of study issued by the Texas State Department of Education.
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Antibiocity of the Oleoresins of One Hundred Texas Spermatophytes upon Twenty Gram-Positive Bacterial Organisms

Antibiocity of the Oleoresins of One Hundred Texas Spermatophytes upon Twenty Gram-Positive Bacterial Organisms

Date: 1949
Creator: Richardson, Lavon P.
Description: This investigation is concerned with the testing, in vitro, of oleoresins from one hundred higher plants common to North and South Central Texas. The plants used were selected in order to obtain a representative collection which might be of value in future research.
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The Evolution of Educational Philosophy Underlying the Modern Program of Industrial Arts with Particular Emphasis upon the Contributions of John Locke

The Evolution of Educational Philosophy Underlying the Modern Program of Industrial Arts with Particular Emphasis upon the Contributions of John Locke

Date: August 1955
Creator: Backs, Norman E.
Description: This thesis is a study of the evolution of educational philosophy underlying the modern program of industrial arts with particular emphasis upon the contributions of John Locke. The problem is limited to the study of the philosophy and theories of Locke with a brief coverage of Greek, [mediaeval], and modern periods of philosophy. It is impossible to cover in detail all the works of the three historical periods. Only the important general aspects which have a direct bearing on Locke and his influence upon industrial arts are discussed in detail in this study.
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Evaluation of the Music Offerings in Seventy-Five Representative Texas High Schools

Evaluation of the Music Offerings in Seventy-Five Representative Texas High Schools

Date: June 1950
Creator: Lee, William F.
Description: The purpose of this study is twofold: (1) to formulate the bases for a music curriculum to be offered at high school level; and (2) to evaluate the present music offerings in seventy-five representative Texas high schools.
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Extracts of Garden Vegetables as Sources of Nutrition for Various Microorganisms

Extracts of Garden Vegetables as Sources of Nutrition for Various Microorganisms

Date: January 1954
Creator: DuBois, Kenneth Guinn
Description: This study was undertaken in order to determine whether the extracts of common garden vegetables could be incorporated into simple, economical culture media which might be used for the growth and cultivation of at least some of the more commonly used microorganisms.
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A Study of the Endocrine Glands and Their Implications for Education, with Special Emphasis on Industrial Arts

A Study of the Endocrine Glands and Their Implications for Education, with Special Emphasis on Industrial Arts

Date: February 1953
Creator: Cox, Lucius L.
Description: This is a study of the endocrine glands and their influence on the physical characteristics and behavior patterns of adolescents. The purpose of this study is not to present new ideas about the effects of the endocrine glands upon man, but to gather and present the information and data already available and to show how these glands of internal secretion affect the individual in his ability to participate in an educational program, with special emphasis on industrial arts.
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A Study of the Opinions of the Graduates of Denton Senior High School, Denton, Texas, Concerning the Practical Arts

A Study of the Opinions of the Graduates of Denton Senior High School, Denton, Texas, Concerning the Practical Arts

Date: 1957
Creator: Barrs, Herman D.
Description: This study is an analysis of the opinions of the graduates of Denton Senior High School concerning the practical arts, namely industrial arts and home economics.
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