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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A Comparative Study of Fifty Undergraduate Men Majors in Physical Education and Fifty Undergraduate Men Majors in Other Fields at North Texas State College with Respect to Selected Personal Traits

A Comparative Study of Fifty Undergraduate Men Majors in Physical Education and Fifty Undergraduate Men Majors in Other Fields at North Texas State College with Respect to Selected Personal Traits

Date: August 1948
Creator: Oglesby, Bill
Description: "To determine the general characteristics of the undergraduate men majors in the field of physical education and men majors in other fields...if the undergraduate men majors in physical education could be distinguished from the men majors in other fields"--4.
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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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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 Comparative Analysis of the Affiliated Courses Offered in Texas High Schools

A Comparative Analysis of the Affiliated Courses Offered in Texas High Schools

Date: 1941
Creator: Merrick, James Estes
Description: The problem of this thesis is to determine what affiliated courses are most frequently offered to the students who attend the regular four year high schools in Texas, and to determine the relationship of the subjects taught to the scholastic population of the school.
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A Study of Juvenile Delinquency in Winkler County, Texas

A Study of Juvenile Delinquency in Winkler County, Texas

Date: 1947
Creator: Varnell, William Tracy
Description: The problem of this study is two fold: (1) to determine the nature and extent of juvenile delinquency in Winkler County, Texas, during the years 1941 to 1946 inclusive; and (2) to discover some of the factors contributing to delinquency during that period.
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A Three Months' Study of the Dark Adaptation of a Texas Family During Activity

A Three Months' Study of the Dark Adaptation of a Texas Family During Activity

Date: 1941
Creator: Wade, Alice Mays
Description: Recent studies have offered an abundance of evidence which indicates that night blindness is caused by vitamin A deficiency. Both adults and children have been used to investigate the relationship between vitamin A deficiency and night blindness.
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The Evolution and Present Status of Workmen's Compensation Insurance in Texas

The Evolution and Present Status of Workmen's Compensation Insurance in Texas

Date: 1948
Creator: Pickrell, Jesse F.
Description: The problem of this study is to record the evolution and to determine the present status of workmen's compensation insurance in Texas.
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Sanitary Aspects of Milk and Dairy Products Dispensed in Sherman, Texas

Sanitary Aspects of Milk and Dairy Products Dispensed in Sherman, Texas

Date: 1948
Creator: Bryant, J. Forrest
Description: The aim of this investigation is to determine whether there is a correlation between the sanitary condition of milk and dairy products dispensed in Sherman, Texas, and the plate counts, the morphology, and the Gram stain reaction of the organisms in predominant colonies from these.
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To Determine the Effect of Certain Environmental Conditions upon Study

To Determine the Effect of Certain Environmental Conditions upon Study

Date: 1947
Creator: Daniel, Artie Arwell
Description: The problem under consideration is to determine the effect of certain environmental conditions upon the process of studying. This study attempts to answer the question, How much effect, positive or negative, will various environmental conditions have upon study?
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The Significance of Classroom Environmental Control in the Azle Elementary School

The Significance of Classroom Environmental Control in the Azle Elementary School

Date: 1949
Creator: Wood, Roy
Description: The objective of this investigation was to make two surveys relating to environmental control in the Azle Elementary School, Azle, Texas. The first survey was designed to furnish a list of favorable and unfavorable factors in classroom environment as they existed in the Azle Elementary School at the close of the school session of 1946-1947, and the second survey , conducted in the same school approximately a year later, was for the purpose of ascertaining what improvements had been made in the interim in order to increase the educative values in the classroom environment of this school.
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A Study of Juvenile Delinquency in Montague County, Texas, from 1942 to 1946, Inclusive

A Study of Juvenile Delinquency in Montague County, Texas, from 1942 to 1946, Inclusive

Date: 1948
Creator: Pigg, Willie
Description: The problem of this study is two-fold: (1) to determine the nature and extent of juvenile delinquency in Montague County, Texas, for a five-year period from 1942 to 1946, inclusive; and (2) to ascertain the factors which contributed to juvenile delinquency during this period.
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A Study of Proficiency in Certain Physical-Education Tests and Activities for Two Groups of Eighth-Grade Boys

A Study of Proficiency in Certain Physical-Education Tests and Activities for Two Groups of Eighth-Grade Boys

Date: 1950
Creator: Counts, James Woodrow
Description: The purpose of this study was to make a comparative investigation of certain phases of the physical-education status of eighth-grade boys in the Travis Junior High School, Harlingen, Texas, for the 1948-1949 school session.
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A Study to Determine Provisions Made by Secondary Schools of Texas to Meet the Needs of their Pupils

A Study to Determine Provisions Made by Secondary Schools of Texas to Meet the Needs of their Pupils

Date: 1949
Creator: Davis, Janell Wood
Description: The problem is to determine by questionnaire the extent to which a representative sampling of Texas high schools provide activities to meet pupil needs.
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A Study of Recommended Procedures for the Care and Maintenance of Football Equipment and the Development of a Handbook of Instructions

A Study of Recommended Procedures for the Care and Maintenance of Football Equipment and the Development of a Handbook of Instructions

Date: 1949
Creator: DeFoor, Ira Thomas
Description: The problem of this study was to determine the best methods in relation to caring for materials that compose football equipment by studying the recommendations suggested by those who manufacture the materials; and also to report the results on information received as to how to care for and maintain the materials commonly found in football equipment. Further, the problem was to write a handbook of instructions for the care and maintenance of football equipment.
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Japan's Aggression Prior to Pearl Harbor

Japan's Aggression Prior to Pearl Harbor

Date: 1948
Creator: Smith, George R.
Description: This thesis examines the Japanese military conquests leading up to their attack on Pearl Harbor, including aggression towards Korea, China, and the Pacific islands.
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To Find a Sound Method of Financing Buildings for Texas Public Schools

To Find a Sound Method of Financing Buildings for Texas Public Schools

Date: 1948
Creator: Simpson, Edgar Randell
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine whether our present method of financing buildings for Texas public schools is sound or not, and if it is not, to find a method that will be sound.
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An Evaluation of the Home Room Versus Departmental Method of Teaching Second Grade

An Evaluation of the Home Room Versus Departmental Method of Teaching Second Grade

Date: 1949
Creator: Lindsey, Charles A.
Description: The problem under consideration is to determine the difference between home-room and departmental methods of teaching second grades, as measured by educational achievement. The study attempts to answer the question, Which one of the foregoing mentioned methods will produce the greatest gain in achievement when applied at second-grade level?
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Correlation between Laboratory Test Scores and Practical Test Scores in Driver Education and Training

Correlation between Laboratory Test Scores and Practical Test Scores in Driver Education and Training

Date: 1949
Creator: Pertuit, Ted L.
Description: The problem of this thesis is to determine the degree of relationship existing between laboratory test scores and practical test scores in driver education and training. The tests considered in this study are depth perception, visual acuity, reaction time, and field of vision.
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A Survey of Custodial Service in Selected Schools of the Panhandle of Texas

A Survey of Custodial Service in Selected Schools of the Panhandle of Texas

Date: August 1940
Creator: Morris, John T.
Description: This thesis explored custodial services in public schools throughout the Texas Panhandle in order to compile averages and establish the need for improved working conditions and compensation.
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