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Attitude Change as a Function of Parent Group Participation

Description: The purpose of this study is to provide a measurement of selected parental attitudes and an evaluation of the effectiveness of Parent Groups as instruments for promoting attitude changes in a positive direction.
Date: May 1970
Creator: Standifer, John T.
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A Comparison of Miller Analogies Test Scores with Undergraduate and Graduate Grade-Point Averages of Graduate Students

Description: The main purpose of the present study was to investigate the relationship between the Miller Analogies Test scores of graduate school students and their undergraduate grade-point averages, as well as to find the relationship between Miller Analogies Test scores and the grade-point averages in graduate school of these students. A secondary purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between each of the following variables: sex, age, curriculum and the performance levels of the subjects.
Date: January 1969
Creator: Matlosz, Don
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The Effect of Induced Motivation on the I.Q. Scores of Negro Children

Description: The purpose of the present study was to further investigate the effects of motivation on the intellectual attainment of Negro children. In view of previous research and realizing the importance of related study on inventive and achievement, the following hypothesis was proposed: Inducement of motivation between pre-and post-administrations of Form A of the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test would result in significantly greater magnitude of change in scores for the experimental group of Negro children than for the control group.
Date: January 1969
Creator: Jeffers, Joe M.
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The Effect of Chlorpromazine on Avoidance Learning in Rats

Description: In this experiment it was hypothesized the (a) those organisms trained under the influence of chlorpromazine will perform a learned task (when tested) with more incorrect responses than a comparable group trained under "normal" conditions; (b) those organisms tested under the influence of chlorpromazine will perform a previously learned task with more incorrect responses than a comparable group of organisms tested under "normal" conditions.
Date: January 1968
Creator: Fain, Thomas Carl
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Relationship of the Tactile Sense to Learning by the Retarded

Description: The present study was designed to investigate the efficiency of a visual and tactile presentation of a design as compared to just a visual presentation to determine if the two-sense method helped the subjects in drawing the designs accurately in less trials.
Date: August 1966
Creator: Harris, Carol Ann
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An Analysis and Evaluation of Two Methods of Teaching Language Arts

Description: This study compares and and provides an evaluation of language arts progress made by elementary school children using two different methods of instruction. One traditional method stressed grammar and the other experimentally focused on mechanics.
Date: August 1940
Creator: Harrell, Ruth
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Dissemination of Teachers' Codes of Ethics

Description: This thesis examines the awareness of national and state standards established for teachers by teacher associations. Data for this study came from questionnaires filled out by teachers taking courses at North Texas State University.
Date: August 1940
Creator: Elms, Arkie
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An Evaluation of the Trinidad High School, Trinidad, Texas

Description: This thesis is the result of an examination of Trindad High school in Trinidad, Texas. Teaching philosophy, student demographics, student activity types, and student resources are some of the considered aspects of this evaluation.
Date: August 1940
Creator: Fincher, E. B.
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The Relation of Certain Factors to Success in College Mathematics

Description: This study is the result of an examination conducted to determine contributing factors to student success in college mathematics. Data gathered for this thesis came from a survey conducted on students at North Texas State Teachers College.
Date: August 1940
Creator: Hildebrand, Leslie
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Some Problems of Conflict Between High School Pupils and their Parents

Description: This thesis presents the findings of research conducted to discover the common sources of conflict between parents and teenagers. Data for the findings came from questionnaires completed by high school students in Denton and Greenville, Texas.
Date: August 1940
Creator: Gray, William Excell
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