The Role of the Social Studies in the Integrating Curriculum of Secondary Schools

The Role of the Social Studies in the Integrating Curriculum of Secondary Schools

Date: January 1952
Creator: Peacock, Myrtle
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an investigation of the place of the social studies in an integrating curriculum with the objective of determining their value and ways and means of using the social studies to achieve integrating individuals. Attention is directed to the need and nature of an integrating program, to the values of the social studies as an integrating agent, and to ways and means of using the social studies in this manner.
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The Relationship between Dominative-Integrative Classroom Behavior and Selected Measures of Socio-Civic Attitudes of Students Preparing to Teach the Social Studies

The Relationship between Dominative-Integrative Classroom Behavior and Selected Measures of Socio-Civic Attitudes of Students Preparing to Teach the Social Studies

Date: August 1961
Creator: Nicholson, Virgil Marion
Description: The purpose of this study was to make as analysis of the relationship between dominative-integrative classroom behavior and the mean scores on selected measures of socio-civic attitudes of students at North Texas State College preparing to teach the social studies during the year 1960-61.
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Personal Characteristics in Secondary School Social Studies Student Teachers as Related to Certain Measures of Potential Teaching Behavior

Personal Characteristics in Secondary School Social Studies Student Teachers as Related to Certain Measures of Potential Teaching Behavior

Date: August 1963
Creator: Liu, Shia-Ling, 1922-
Description: The purpose of this study was to search for relationships of certain personal characteristics (authoritarianism, philosophy of social education, and instructional preferences) of a representative group of social studies student teachers to measures respectively of a) their classroom behavioral traits, b) their classroom teaching activities, and c) their pupils' classroom behavior.
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An Evaluation of Recommended Programs for Fifth Grade Social Studies

An Evaluation of Recommended Programs for Fifth Grade Social Studies

Date: 1949
Creator: Ross, Emma Rebecca
Description: The purpose of this study is: (1) to determine a criteria for evaluating proposed social studies programs; (2) to review fifth grade bulletins in social studies from five widely separated school systems in the United States, to make an analysis of their aims, methods, and materials, and to determine whether they meet accepted professional standards; (3) to make suggestions for improving the fifth grade social studies as a result of this analysis.
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An Evaluation of the Approaches to the Social Studies

An Evaluation of the Approaches to the Social Studies

Date: 1941
Creator: Golson, L. R.
Description: This study involves the examination of the major approaches to the social sciences in order to discover whether they are so arranged as to insure democratic practices that are implied or expressed in the Declaration of Independence, the preamble to the Constitution, and the Constitution. It involves the study of the philosophy underlying American democracy of "the yesterdays" and today. A further exploration is made to determine whether the various approaches are based on what psychology has discovered as to the way in which effective learning takes place.
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An Analysis of Approaches to Curriculum-Making in the Social Studies Program of the Junior High School

An Analysis of Approaches to Curriculum-Making in the Social Studies Program of the Junior High School

Date: 1944
Creator: Wade, Lelia Jeanette
Description: The general purpose of this problem is to set forth needed information necessary to the progress of the social studies program in the junior high school.
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UNT Research, Volume 22, 2013

UNT Research, Volume 22, 2013

Date: 2013
Creator: University of North Texas
Description: UNT Research magazine includes articles and notes about research at University of North Texas in various academic fields.
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A Comparative Study of Two Methods of Teaching Eighth-Grade Social Studies in the Granbury Elementary School

A Comparative Study of Two Methods of Teaching Eighth-Grade Social Studies in the Granbury Elementary School

Date: 1950
Creator: Baccus, Nettie
Description: The major purpose of this study was to compare the progress made by a group of children taught by the experience method of teaching with a group taught by the old textbook method, to determine whether the experimental group would show as much gain in academic knowledge as the control group, and in turn gain the other desired traits of the present-day personal and social needs.
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A Study of the Practices of Social Studies Teachers in Selected Texas Elementary Schools

A Study of the Practices of Social Studies Teachers in Selected Texas Elementary Schools

Date: August 1969
Creator: Blesh, Robert Heltman
Description: The problem of this study was to determine the relationship between practices reported by elementary school teachers of social studies in selected Texas counties and practices recommended by national social studies education specialists, and college professors of elementary education in selected texas colleges and universities.
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Changes in Social Distance After the Inclusion of Spanish Instruction in a Fifth-grade Social Studies Unit

Changes in Social Distance After the Inclusion of Spanish Instruction in a Fifth-grade Social Studies Unit

Date: August 1971
Creator: Kostohryz, Vernon R.
Description: The problem of this study is concerned with the change in social distance to foreigners after the inclusion of Spanish language instruction in a four-week, fifth-grade social studies unit on Latin America.
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A Survey of Social Studies Programs in Texas High Schools, Grades 9-12, 1964-65

A Survey of Social Studies Programs in Texas High Schools, Grades 9-12, 1964-65

Date: August 1965
Creator: Scott, Dorothy Marie
Description: The problem of this study was a survey of social studies programs in Texas high schools during the 1964-65 academic year. The purpose of the study was to determine the extent to which the recommendations of the Texas Education Agency as outlined in Principles and Standards for Accrediting Elementary and Secondary Schools and Description of Approved Courses, Grades 7-12 had been followed and to obtain data pertaining to offerings, innovations, supervisory services and written courses of study.
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The Relationship Existing between Reading and the Social Studies in the Waelder Elementary School

The Relationship Existing between Reading and the Social Studies in the Waelder Elementary School

Date: 1941
Creator: Neal, Jewell
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine what degree, if any, relationship exists between reading and social studies in the intermediate grades of the Waelder Elementary School, and then to determine means of using reading as a tool to aid children in their social studies.
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The Growth and Trends of the Social Studies Curriculum in the Schools of Texas from 1886 to 1948

The Growth and Trends of the Social Studies Curriculum in the Schools of Texas from 1886 to 1948

Date: 1948
Creator: Cade, Albert Guy
Description: The purpose of the present investigation is to make a study of the growth and trends of the social studies curriculum in the schools of Texas from pioneer days up to the present time, 1948.
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An Evaluation of the Psychological Principles of Learning Used in the Social Studies Curriculum of the Elementary Grades

An Evaluation of the Psychological Principles of Learning Used in the Social Studies Curriculum of the Elementary Grades

Date: 1947
Creator: Stucker, Myrtle
Description: The problem of this study is to establish criteria of psychological factors that should be included in a social studies educational program of the elementary grades to measure the program planned for the social studies of the elementary grades of the Houston, El Paso, Fort Worth, and Amarillo, Texas, public schools.
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A Suggested City-Excursion Program for Social Studies in the Junior High Schools of Dallas, Texas, with Emphasis on Functional Citizenship

A Suggested City-Excursion Program for Social Studies in the Junior High Schools of Dallas, Texas, with Emphasis on Functional Citizenship

Date: 1948
Creator: Crawford, Ethel Gertrude
Description: The purpose of the investigation was two fold: first, to analyze the school excursion as a teaching and learning aid; and second, to develop a suggested school-excursion program for the social studies in the junior high schools of Dallas, base upon the findings and evaluations reported by educational observers and by experienced users of excursions.
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An Evaluation of Junior High School Social Studies

An Evaluation of Junior High School Social Studies

Date: 1942
Creator: Wyatt, Rose Benton
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine as accurately as possible the needs of adolescents in the junior high school and the extent to which these needs are being met by certain social-studies programs.
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An Analysis of Objectives, Methods, and Materials in Fourth Grade Social Studies as Found in Five Courses of Study

An Analysis of Objectives, Methods, and Materials in Fourth Grade Social Studies as Found in Five Courses of Study

Date: 1946
Creator: Melear, Mary Katherine
Description: The purpose of this study is to examine courses of study for social studies in the fourth grade, and after analyzing the objectives, methods, and the materials of each, to decide whether they meet the criteria prescribed in educational literature.
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Developing a Course of Study for Eighth-Grade Social Science in the Plainview Junior High School, Plainview, Texas

Developing a Course of Study for Eighth-Grade Social Science in the Plainview Junior High School, Plainview, Texas

Date: 1947
Creator: Flowers, Lucile
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the nature of a curriculum for use in the eighth-grade social science classes of the Plainview Junior High School, Plainview, Texas.
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Applying Democratic Principles to Social Studies Practices

Applying Democratic Principles to Social Studies Practices

Date: 1947
Creator: Armstrong, Vernon L.
Description: The problem is to determine how a philosophy of democracy can be translated into democratic action in teaching social studies in the senior high school.
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Comparison of the Effectiveness of Modern and Traditional Methods of Teaching the Social Studies in the Eighth Grade

Comparison of the Effectiveness of Modern and Traditional Methods of Teaching the Social Studies in the Eighth Grade

Date: 1949
Creator: Matzinger, John Dewitt
Description: The problem of this study was to determine, if possible, whether any significant difference in achievement existed when eighth-grade social studies were taught by two distinct methods, namely, the traditional and the progressive.
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Value of Motion Pictures in Coordination with Sixth-Grade Social Studies

Value of Motion Pictures in Coordination with Sixth-Grade Social Studies

Date: 1948
Creator: Gibson, Margaret Lucile
Description: The problem undertaken in this survey was to determine the value of motion pictures in the social-studies program of the elementary school, with special emphasis upon the learning and retention of facts and general information related to the social studies at the sixth-grade level.
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The Possibilities of the Use of Visual Aids in Social Studies in the Intermediate Grades in the Denton Public Schools

The Possibilities of the Use of Visual Aids in Social Studies in the Intermediate Grades in the Denton Public Schools

Date: 1949
Creator: Sauls, Olga Borth
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the possibilities of visual aids as an aid to the learning process in the social studies of the intermediate grades of the Denton public schools, with particular emphasis on the moving picture films and film strips available for use as visual aids in the social studies subjects.
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To Develop a Sound Social Studies Program for the Small High School

To Develop a Sound Social Studies Program for the Small High School

Date: 1948
Creator: Rudd, Mary Knox
Description: The specific purpose of this study is to endeavor to find a method of teaching social studies in order for it to contribute to intelligent problem solving in democratic living. To meet this challenge, the method must be democratically, psychologically, and sociologically sound. The purpose is to select and test some type of courses of study most commonly used or suggested by the helpful educators in the social studies field.
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Relation of Objectives and Techniques in Teaching the Social Studies to Adolescents

Relation of Objectives and Techniques in Teaching the Social Studies to Adolescents

Date: 1948
Creator: Petty, Iva Gertrude
Description: The purpose of this study is to investigate and analyze some of the current objectives and recommended teaching procedures in the social studies at the adolescent level to determine the relationship, if any, existing between them.
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