A Qualitative Research Study of How Extended Field Experience Prepares Special Education Teachers of Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

A Qualitative Research Study of How Extended Field Experience Prepares Special Education Teachers of Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Date: May 2005
Creator: Wang, Hsin-Yi
Description: A well-prepared and qualified special education teacher is crucial to the performance of students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD). The prominent educators and federal government encourage the use of extended field experiences in preparing qualified special education teachers. The study examined the strengths and weaknesses of extended field experience in terms of the perceptions of the prospective teachers and teachers of students with EBD. Both individual interviews and a focus group were used to collect data. The results revealed that extended field experience benefits prospective teachers in showing the reality of the teachers' world, self-motivation assessment, and professional development. However, there were some improvements that could be made, including more placement selections and more practical knowledge.
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To Determine Whether or Not the Colleges of Texas are Preparing their Students of Industrial Arts to Teach Effectively in the High Schools of Texas

To Determine Whether or Not the Colleges of Texas are Preparing their Students of Industrial Arts to Teach Effectively in the High Schools of Texas

Date: June 1939
Creator: Farmer, Joe Harold
Description: This is a study to determine whether the colleges of Texas are preparing their students of industrial arts to teach effectively in the high schools of Texas. The objectives of this study are to draw conclusions as to whether or not the colleges of Texas are preparing their students of industrial arts to teach effectively in the modern high schools; to show the training of industrial arts teachers; and to determine to what extent industrial arts are offered in the high schools of Texas.
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The Relationship of the Turnover of Teachers and College Training

The Relationship of the Turnover of Teachers and College Training

Date: August 1939
Creator: Boren, Clyde
Description: A study to determine whether there is any relationship between teacher training and college training, between turnover of teachers and departmental training, and between grade point average, honor society students, and turnover of teachers.
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Teacher Tenure

Teacher Tenure

Date: August 1938
Creator: White, W. D.
Description: This study examines teacher tenure and the effect it has on education, children, and the public in order to determine whether or not legislation is needed.
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An Analysis of Evaluation Techniques for an Activity Program

An Analysis of Evaluation Techniques for an Activity Program

Date: May 1939
Creator: Mathis, A. D.
Description: This thesis is an examination of the techniques used to evaluate the effectiveness of activities planned by elementary school teachers. The reasoning, functions, and adequacy of evaluation are among the covered topics.
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The Certification of Teachers in Texas

The Certification of Teachers in Texas

Date: August 1939
Creator: Lowe, Frank Jr.
Description: This study examines the developmental history of teacher's certifications in Texas as a means to highlight needed improvements.
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What Student Accounting is Necessary Under the Present School Organization in Texas

What Student Accounting is Necessary Under the Present School Organization in Texas

Date: May 1939
Creator: King, Lawrence C.
Description: This study addresses student accountablity and the need for a change of focus from groups of children to the individual child. Accountability data gathered for the study came from the Texas State Department of Education.
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Evaluation of School Units that Affected the Community

Evaluation of School Units that Affected the Community

Date: June 1939
Creator: Yarbrough, James Lafayette
Description: This study examines a change from traditional to modern teaching in the Denton, Texas public schools. Issues faced by adminitation and teachers in three examined elementary schools provide information about the implementation of a plan focused on the particular needs of children in the community.
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An Evaluation of the Aims, Methods, and Accomplishments of Certain Teacher Organizations

An Evaluation of the Aims, Methods, and Accomplishments of Certain Teacher Organizations

Date: August 1952
Creator: Reddy, Richard G.
Description: The purpose of this study is (1) to determine the fundamental differences in the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association and (2) to evaluate these organizations in terms of criteria basic to the organization of any group. It is hoped that a microscopic analysis and evaluation of these two teacher organizations, representing both union and non-union groups, will cast some beneficial light upon weaknesses and strong points of both groups and result in recommendations which will be of benefit in the work of individual teachers as well as to the organizations.
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A Comparative Study of the Retirement and Survivors Benefits under the Proposed Social Security Amendment, as Amended in House Bill 6000, and under the Texas Teacher Retirement System

A Comparative Study of the Retirement and Survivors Benefits under the Proposed Social Security Amendment, as Amended in House Bill 6000, and under the Texas Teacher Retirement System

Date: August 1950
Creator: Peters, Malta Douglas
Description: The problem of this study is to compare the retirement benefits under the federal Social Security System, as proposed in House Bill 6000, the retirement benefits under the Texas Teachers Retirement System, and the retirement annuities of private insurance companies. Further, the study will compare the survivors benefits under the proposed Social Security amendment and under the Texas Teacher Retirement System. Last, the study will compare the general nature and principles of the proposed Social Security amendment with those of the Texas Teacher Retirement System.
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