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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The Religious Factor in Social Acceptance and Emotional Stability

The Religious Factor in Social Acceptance and Emotional Stability

Date: August 1939
Creator: Dailey, John T.
Description: This study examines the role that religion plays in the lives of high school children. A study conducted on Hondo, Texas high school children yielded data for the study.
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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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Source Book for a Semester's Study of Language in Twelfth Grade English

Source Book for a Semester's Study of Language in Twelfth Grade English

Date: January 1970
Creator: Parker, Mildred B.
Description: While most of the current concepts about language may serve as the underlying principles of language study in all English classes, there appears to be a need in the high school curriculum for opportunity to study in concentrated manner the background and the development of the English language, as a subject of intrinsic interest and lifelong appreciation. A logical place for this type of study, offered on an elective basis, would be in one semester of the twelfth grade. Because of the scope and the depth of the study it would be considered an accelerated course. In the following chapters an attempt will be made to write a guide for such a curriculum.
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A Guide to the Teaching of Negro Literature in High School

A Guide to the Teaching of Negro Literature in High School

Date: June 1970
Creator: Tucker, Rose Warren
Description: This paper will be a survey of the major American Negro writers from pre-Civil War days to the present time. Background information concerning each major period will be given, along with information about each author and comments about the selections which are appropriate for classroom discussion. Teachers will also be given suggestions for presenting the material to class, as well as suggested questions and assignments. In conclusion, it will be shown how the literature presented can be fused into the eleventh grade course of study for the Fort Worth Public Schools.
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A Study of the Physical Facilities Needed for Organizing, Administrating, and Implementing Vocational-Industrial Education in the Monahans-Wickett-Pyote Independent School District

A Study of the Physical Facilities Needed for Organizing, Administrating, and Implementing Vocational-Industrial Education in the Monahans-Wickett-Pyote Independent School District

Date: May 1969
Creator: Fielding, Frank T.
Description: The purpose of the study was to gather information that would be helpful in planning and implementing a vocational education program in the Monahans-Wickett-Pyote Independent School District in response to a written request by George L. Cullender, Superintendent of Schools. This study was intended to supplement the Texas Education Agency's occupational survey.
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Two Controversial Novels in the High School

Two Controversial Novels in the High School

Date: January 1970
Creator: McCombs, Gerald W.
Description: This thesis describes critically two famous controversial novels, one by an English author, the other by an American, in such a manner that an emotionally and intellectually secure teacher will be able to draw from these findings in order to teach either of these literary works confidently.
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Relationships between Alienation and Feelings of Transcendence

Relationships between Alienation and Feelings of Transcendence

Date: May 1973
Creator: DeLaughter, David Lynn
Description: An exploratory study was conducted to examine feelings of alienation in high school and college students.
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The Relationship of Leadership Experiences in High School to Leadership Participation in Community Activities

The Relationship of Leadership Experiences in High School to Leadership Participation in Community Activities

Date: August 1958
Creator: Marks, Melvin Glenn
Description: The problem of this study was stated in the form of a question: What is the relationship of leadership roles occupied in high school to leadership roles occupied during the first ten post graduate years and what are the possible implications for the improvement of education for leadership? The accepted hypothesis was that the occupying of leadership roles in high school does lay the foundation for occupying community leadership roles.
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The Organization, Implementation, and Evaluation of an Organized Guidance Program during the First Year in a Metropolitan High School

The Organization, Implementation, and Evaluation of an Organized Guidance Program during the First Year in a Metropolitan High School

Date: May 1964
Creator: Moses, Morgan Clay
Description: The problem of the present investigation was to study the soundness of guidance practices in a metropolitan high school approximately one year after the initiation of a program of guidance services. The purposes of the study were: 1. To determine to what extent the objectives of the guidance program were met. 2. To determine to what extent students, parents, and faculty considered that the guidance program had made a contribution to the school program. 3. To determine what objective measures revealed as to the effectiveness of the guidance program.
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A Study to Determine the Relationships between Growth in Interest and Achievement of Hight School Science Students and Science Teacher Attitudes, Preparation, and Experience

A Study to Determine the Relationships between Growth in Interest and Achievement of Hight School Science Students and Science Teacher Attitudes, Preparation, and Experience

Date: August 1957
Creator: Taylor, Thomas Wayne
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the relationships between (1) growth in interest and achievement of high school science students and (2) attitudes, preparation, and experience of science teachers. The study encompasses grades nine through twelve, inclusive, in a sample of Texas accredited public high schools.
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The Impact of the Civics Curriculum on the Political Attitudes and Behavior of R. L. Turner High School Students

The Impact of the Civics Curriculum on the Political Attitudes and Behavior of R. L. Turner High School Students

Date: August 1971
Creator: Couch, Stephen L.
Description: The purpose of this study is to analyze the impact of the civics curriculum on the political attitudes and behavior of R. L. Turner High School students. The impact of the civics curriculum is determined by analyzing the ability of the curriculum to achieve some of the most commonly avowed objectives of civic education. If the objectives of the civics curriculum are being attained, the political attitudes and behavior of students who have completed the course should be different from those of students who have not completed civics--provided, of course, that relevant intervening variables are held constant.
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Dostoyevsky: a Resource for Modern Youth

Dostoyevsky: a Resource for Modern Youth

Date: August 1969
Creator: Porcher, Robert D.
Description: This thesis looks at two questions regarding the teaching of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's works in high school and junior college: which of Dostoyevsky's works should be used, and what materials in those works selected should one consider most necessary for emphasis in the actual teaching of the works.
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Directed Reading toward Self-Understanding for Adolescents: a Teacher's Guide

Directed Reading toward Self-Understanding for Adolescents: a Teacher's Guide

Date: August 1969
Creator: Pearce, Gloria Nadene
Description: This thesis provides annotations for contemporary adolescent novels for the purpose of serving as a guide for English teachers in the individual selection of novels for outside reading by adolescents in grades nine, ten, eleven, and twelve.
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Instruction in Composition through Small-Group Activities for Secondary Students

Instruction in Composition through Small-Group Activities for Secondary Students

Date: August 1969
Creator: Jensen, Ann L.
Description: It is the purpose of this thesis to describe various small-group activities which could be used in classes of secondary English to help to "teach-Johnny-to-write." These activities are divided into four areas of study--developing and practicing specific skills related to writing, developing a topic, planning a theme, and evaluating student writing.
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A Study of the Academic Posture of Drama in Texas High Schools since the Texas Education Agency Certification Change of 1966

A Study of the Academic Posture of Drama in Texas High Schools since the Texas Education Agency Certification Change of 1966

Date: August 1971
Creator: Cooper, James O.
Description: This study had a twofold purpose. The first was to determine the extent to which the drama curricula in Texas public high schools have changed since the Texas Education Agency certification change of 1966; and the second was to reveal the position of administrators regarding a preference of teaching fields as background for a prospective teacher of drama.
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A Study of Present Methods Used in the Training of Participants in the University of Texas State High School Cross Country Meet

A Study of Present Methods Used in the Training of Participants in the University of Texas State High School Cross Country Meet

Date: August 1967
Creator: Briedwell, William E.
Description: This study was conducted to investigate the methods which are presently being used to train boys for participation in the University of Texas State High School Cross Country Meet.
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A Study to Determine the Need for and Interest in an Electricity-Electronics Course in the Industrial Arts Department of Amarillo High School

A Study to Determine the Need for and Interest in an Electricity-Electronics Course in the Industrial Arts Department of Amarillo High School

Date: August 1969
Creator: Hicks, Jacky C.
Description: This study was made to gather information and data concerning the electrical industry of Amarillo, Texas, and to determine the desirability of an electricity-electronics course in the Industrial Arts Department of Amarillo High School, Amarillo, Texas.
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A Study of the Course Offerings in Machine Woodworking I and II in the High Schools in the State of Texas to Ascertain if Any Deviations are Made from the State Predescribed Course of Study

A Study of the Course Offerings in Machine Woodworking I and II in the High Schools in the State of Texas to Ascertain if Any Deviations are Made from the State Predescribed Course of Study

Date: August 1969
Creator: Uselton, Michael T.
Description: This is a study of the course offerings in machine woodworking I and II in the high schools in the state of Texas to ascertain if any deviations have been made from the state proscribed course of study to meet the individual needs of the community.
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The Relationship between Acceptance by Peers and Acceptance of Self

The Relationship between Acceptance by Peers and Acceptance of Self

Date: August 1964
Creator: Jost, Nancy J.
Description: This study investigated the adolescent self-concept. The concern was with the relationship between peer status as measured by a reputation scale and self-concept as measured by how an individual feels he is perceived by others.
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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 Determination of the Vocational Opportunities for Commercial Graduates of the Smaller and Medium-Sized High Schools, Together with Suggestions for Changes in the Curricula of the High Schools for Lafayette County, Missouri

The Determination of the Vocational Opportunities for Commercial Graduates of the Smaller and Medium-Sized High Schools, Together with Suggestions for Changes in the Curricula of the High Schools for Lafayette County, Missouri

Date: 1941
Creator: Donohew, Leo E.
Description: The aim of this study was to suggest adjustments for the commercial curricula of Lafayette County and to determine the vocational opportunities for commercial graduates of the smaller and medium-sized high schools in a small section of central Missouri.
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An analysis of the effects of high school student concurrent enrollment at Collin County Community College District.

An analysis of the effects of high school student concurrent enrollment at Collin County Community College District.

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Date: December 2003
Creator: Swanson, Kathrine Bridgett
Description: As efforts to provide seamless transitions from high school to college grow, so do the numbers of high school students who concurrently enroll in college courses across the country. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of various aspects of the concurrent enrollment program at Collin County Community College District in Texas. Six research questions were designed to address student success and continuing enrollment patterns after high school graduation, as well as evaluate differences in the various models of dual credit classes offered by the college. Literature related to concurrent enrollment and dual credit programs, senior year of high school, and part-time faculty effectiveness was reviewed. Student issues addressed include: grade performance of concurrent enrollment students compared to the general college population; the percentage of concurrent enrollment students who continue at the college after high school graduation; and a comparison of continuing concurrent enrollment students with a matched sample (based on high school class rank), on the student success factors of fall-to-spring retention rates, fall-to-fall retention rates, grade point averages, and completion rates. Findings were generally positive related to the impact of concurrent enrollment on students and their subsequent success at the college. Various models of offering ...
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A Study to Determine Sound Methods of Teaching High School Geography

A Study to Determine Sound Methods of Teaching High School Geography

Date: 1950
Creator: Bales, Robert H.
Description: The purpose of this study is to endeavor to formulate a sound method of teaching geography so that it may contribute to intelligent problem solving in our democratic way of life.
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