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A Study of the Value of Phonics as an Aid in Teaching Second-Grade Reading

Description: The purpose of this study was (1) to determine the need of phonics as a tool in word recognition; (2) to find out the opinions of outstanding educators concerning the value of phonics in primary reading; (3) to know present trends in the teaching of phonics in primary grades; and (4) to ascertain by actual experiment the results of phonetic training.
Date: 1944
Creator: Land, Willie Mae Hurst
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Partial Expansion of the 980 Division of the Dewey Decimal Classification Including a Spanish Version of the Tables

Description: The problem of this study is (1) to expand the 980 division (designated by the term History: South America, Latin America, Spanish America) of the Dewey Decimal Classification for the history of Latin America as a whole and for national histories of several typical countries, and (2) to translate the expanded tables into Spanish.
Date: 1944
Creator: Clarke, Virginia
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Study of the Extent to Which the Point of View of the School Patrons of Wichita Falls, Texas, Has a Background of Progressivism or of Essentialism

Description: The purpose of this study is to learn to what extent the point of view of patrons of Wichita Falls, Texas, has a background of progressivism or of essentialism and to what extent, if possible, the children are influenced in school by the point of view held by the parents; also which part of the school system -- general education, the curriculum, the child, or the administration -- has the most progressive approval of the parents.
Date: 1944
Creator: Denton, Edith
Partner: UNT Libraries

Reading Interests of Students of North Texas State Teachers College in the First Semester of the Year 1942-1943

Description: The problem selected for study in the present research project is to determine the reading interests of freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, and graduate students enrolled in the North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas, during the first semester of the 1942-1943 school year.
Date: 1944
Creator: Knox, Lois Bennett
Partner: UNT Libraries