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The Educational Value of the Comics

Description: This study is made to determine any educational values to be derived from the use of the comics. The problem shall be to show (1) what those values are, (2) how they shall be attained, and (3) which comics are best suited to aid in the attainment of those values, as shown by the data to be assembled.
Date: 1948
Creator: Barton, Lillie V.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Emersonian Ideas in Whitman's Early Writings

Description: This thesis will be an attempt to gather together the important ideas set forth in Whitman's early writing which are to be found also in Emerson's lectures, essays, and poems written before 1855. It will attempt to show what Whitman might have gained from Emerson if he had had no other source, and if a creative intellect had not the power of originating its own ideas.
Date: 1948
Creator: Mizell, Elizabeth Ann
Partner: UNT Libraries

Emerson's Representative Men: a Study of Emerson's Six Representative Types

Description: The purpose of this thesis is to relate the six personalities dealt with by Ralph Waldo Emerson in his Representative Men to such proportions of the essayist's ideas as may be applied to these six representative types, to the end of arriving at an understanding of Emerson's aim in writing about these six men and about great men in general.
Date: 1948
Creator: Harrison, James P., Jr.
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An Evaluation of a Method of Making Sixth Grade Arithmetic Meaningful

Description: The problem of this study is to analyze and evaluate methods of making sixth grade arithmetic meaningful. In the accomplishment of the purpose, the writer made an intensive investigation into teaching methods of arithmetic as set forth by writers from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present day, with special interest centered upon the place of the teacher in the development and utilization of meaningful situations.
Date: 1948
Creator: McKinnon, Bobbie Sue Moore
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An Evaluation of Children's Choices According to Standards of Art in Useful Objects Displayed in Dallas Public Schools

Description: How much art is projected into the home and community as a result of art experiences in the school is difficult to determine without some criterion as a standard for judgement. Based upon this premise, the author attempted, with the cooperation of the art committee of the Dallas Junior League, to test the aesthetic judgement of selected groups of children in the Dallas Public Schools by evaluating their reactions to an exhibition of common household articles currently available on the Dallas market.
Date: 1948
Creator: Shearer, Persis
Partner: UNT Libraries

An Evaluation of Student Growth When the Goal-Seeking Method is Employed in Teaching a Foods Unit

Description: The purpose of this study is to analyze the extent of certain aspects of growth in foods units in homemaking classes through several evaluative methods, such as: pre-tests and tests, anecdotal records, self-evaluations of students, and student and teacher planned devices.
Date: 1948
Creator: Lindley, Edith Ross
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Evaluation of the Philosophy Underlying the Administration of the Large Texas High School

Description: The purpose of this study is to make an investigation of the philosophy underlying the administration of the large Texas high school. The criteria for evaluation will be taken from a study of recent literature, and the administrative practices of the schools will be evaluated in the light of these standards.
Date: 1948
Creator: Green, Rufe J.
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An Evaluation of the University Interscholastic League Aims and Activities in the Conference B Elementary Schools of Johnson County Texas, for the Year 1947-1948

Description: The problem is to study the aims of the University Interscholastic League of Texas and evaluate them in the light of the aims of education as set up by authorities in the fields of education and to study the present method of conducting the League activities in Johnson County and evaluate the activities in the light of the aims of education and the data obtained from superintendents in the Conference B schools of Johnson County.
Date: 1948
Creator: Clark, Chlocelia Tunnell
Partner: UNT Libraries

An Experiment to Show the Efficiency with Which Children of the Intermediate Grades of the Public Schools Use Their Sight-Reading Vocabularies in Their Written Self-Expression

Description: The purposes of the study are to find ways of improving children's written self-expression and to consider the economy of a more effective use of the transitional stage of learning when words recognized are becoming words used in self-expression.
Date: 1948
Creator: Grant, Bessie May
Partner: UNT Libraries

An Experimental Study of Personality Development in the Stenography Class of the Edinburg High School

Description: The purpose of this study is (1) to make a survey of all personality training procedures in an attempt to adapt those methods to the instructional problems of schools having a large Latin-American enrollment, and (2) to correlate personality development with the study of stenography and job finding by giving it specific emphasis in such a course.
Date: 1948
Creator: Moore, Phelma Newton
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Follow-up Study of North Texas State Teachers College Students Certificated in 1936, with Special Attention to Teacher Turnover During the Five-Year Period, 1935-1936 to 1940-1941

Description: The primary purpose of this study is to determine the turnover in the teaching profession the first five years after certification. Special attention will be given to the problems that prompted the change of work.
Date: 1948
Creator: McKeand, Eleanor Neeley
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Functional Rhythm Activity Program of Thomas A. Edison School

Description: The purpose of a rhythm activity program in the Thomas A. Edison School is to achieve the following: 1. The building within each child a better coordination of mind and body. 2. The satisfying of each child with a knowledge that he has the ability of achievement. 3. A healthful, happy, and social relationship between the sexes. 4. For the pupil the realization of the pure joy and exhilaration of living. 5. Poise and self confidence within the child. 6. The carrying over of this program into other closely related classes such as, playground, art, auditorium, and music. 7. An ambition within each pupil to make his community life more desirable.
Date: 1948
Creator: Herzinger, Faye Poe
Partner: UNT Libraries