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A Study of the Use of the Playback in Consumer Education

Description: The purpose of this study is to consider the playback as a consumer educational material, and to test its usefulness in transmitting and securing acceptance of consumer information when presented to selected groups of individuals. Another purpose of the study is to make a contribution to the sum total of results obtained by the Institute for Consumer Education in its experimentation with the playback.
Date: 1940
Creator: Amos, Charlcie N.
Partner: UNT Libraries

The History of Education of Wise County

Description: The purpose of this study was to collect, organize, and present information pertaining to the development of the educational system of Wise County, Texas. While there has been much interest in the collecting of material and information that relates to the early history, as well as much knowledge of the historical development, data concerning the educational progress of the county have been neglected by historians. It is important that this neglect be remedied. Since the history of education is of a professional nature, the collection, the preservation, and the interpretation of the historical information may be considered the special duty of the persons who are in some way connected with the educational system
Date: August 1940
Creator: Barker, Wiliam Franklin
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Suggested Course in Consumer Education for Secondary Schools Based on Data Taken from Certain Textbooks and Courses of Study

Description: This study was undertaken as an investigation into the content of the high school course in consumer education that is included in certain course outlines and textbooks, and also an investigation of the general nature of the course in consumer education as it is now being taught in high school.
Date: 1940
Creator: Belew, Ruby
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An Evaluation of Present Practice in the Education of School Music Teachers in Texas

Description: For a long time there has been a growing conviction among the music graduates from colleges in Texas that the training of music teachers has been limited both from the standpoint of the number of hours offered in music for a degree and of the adequacy of the training received. The trends in music teacher education in Texas need to be evaluated in order to determine whether or not teacher training in this state is adequate. In comparing the adequacy of the school curriculum as far as the number of hours and courses is concerned, McEachern's A Survey and Evaluation of the Education of School Music Teachers in the United States will be used as a source of comparison, since this study is inclusive of the curricula of colleges over the United States.
Date: August 1940
Creator: Bevill, Anna Mary
Partner: UNT Libraries

To Determine the Physical Activity Interests of the Junior High School Boys of Amarillo, Texas, to be Used as a Basis for a Physical Education Program

Description: The purpose of this study was to make an analysis of the physical activity interests of the junior high school boys of Amarillo, Texas, in order better to determine the content of the physical education program based on the physical activities in which boys indicated they were interested.
Date: 1940
Creator: Cearley, Jess E.
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Comparative Study of Environmental Conditions and their Relations to Achievement, Personality, and Intelligence of Fifth Grade Pupils

Description: This study has the purpose to compare the relationships between personality, environment, achievement, and intelligence and discover the effect, if any, of environment upon the personality, achievement, and intelligence of a group of fifth grade pupils.
Date: 1940
Creator: Clark, J. Frances
Partner: UNT Libraries

Factors Associated with School Relationships

Description: The problem of this investigation was to make a rating of the following factors which pertain to boys in three distinct residential districts of the W. C. Stripling Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas: (1) intelligence quotient, (2) civic attitude, (3) academic achievements, (4) Sunday school attendance, (5) club membership, (6) after-school employment, and (7) the number of broken homes.
Date: 1940
Creator: Conlee, R. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Value of the Critical Angle Board in Diagnosing Handedness

Description: The present study addresses some of the problems in human handedness studies by noting the manual choices of one hundred twenty elementary pupils in the first through fifth grades. It discusses the value of the Van Riper critical angle board, the correlation indices of handedness based upon different types of activities, and the divergence with respect to degree and pattern of hand preference in the children.
Date: 1940
Creator: Cooper, William E.
Partner: UNT Libraries