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Progress Made by Two Age Groups of First-Grade Children

Description: The three-fold purpose of this study is: 1. To contrast the physical, mental, and emotional development of children who were six to six and one-half years old with those who were older than six and one-half at the beginning of the school year. 2. To contrast the amount of progress made in subject-matter achievement and in emotional development. 3. To determine, by comparison of the two groups, which group had the advantage as far as subject-matter achievement, adjustment, and behavior were concerned.
Date: 1951
Creator: Marlin, Oleta Nedra

The Relationship of Certain Factors to Popularity in Students of the Eighth Grade of the Junior High School at Ozona, Texas

Description: The problem set forth in this study is to determine the relationship of certain factors to the popularity of students in the eighth grade of the Junior High School at Ozona, Texas. The factors to be considered in this study are as follows: 1. The socio-economic status of the parents; 2. Each of the factors measured by the California Test of Personality; 3. The intelligence quotient; 4. Scholastic achievement; 5. The length of family residence in the community; 6. Physical attractiveness of the students as evaluated by three teachers; 7. Athletic ability as evaluated by the physical education teachers; 8. Conduct in the classroom as evaluated by the home room teacher.
Date: 1951
Creator: Hawk, Travis L.

A Study to Determine the Adequacy of the Business Departments of Class A High Schools of Region III of Texas

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine how adequately Class A schools of Region Three of Texas are conforming to certain standards in business education. A comparative survey of business administration programs has been made, and the programs were evaluated by standards formulated by the Texas State Department of Education and recognized investigators in this field. After careful consideration of all the data available for this study, the writer made conclusions and recommendations with regard to the business education programs in the schools of Region Three.
Date: 1951
Creator: Hoeldtke, Louise

An Evaluation of the Los Fresnos Elementary School, Los Fresnos, Texas

Description: The purpose of this study is to present the appraisal of the Los Fresnos Elementary School in terms of the criteria in the Handbook for Self-Appraisal and Improvement of Elementary Schools as made by a committee of twelve teachers of that school. Attention is given to the seven major areas of the school and to certain subtopics under each heading.
Date: 1951
Creator: James, Albert S.

Causes of Maladjustment and Some Remedial Measures

Description: The problem in this study is threefold: (1) to discover cases of maladjustment which exist among the students of a certain small high school; (2) to determine as far as possible the causes of these maladjustments, particularly the role of the school as a contributing agent; and (3) to suggest and to apply as far as possible remedial measures.
Date: 1951
Creator: Reeves, Isla Davidson

Determining the Extent to Which Certain Factors are Related to Morale in Church Youth Groups

Description: Many types of groups have been studied by sociometrists but to the time of the present study, church youth groups have not been measured to determine the extent of morale and the conditions or factors that influence the degree of morale. In an effort to provide this information to students of group relations and to religious leaders, this study has been conceived and conducted.
Date: 1951
Creator: Sellers, Robert Dale

A Study to Determine the Relationship of the Occupational Aptitude Scores and Academic Grades of Students Enrolled in Beginning and Advanced Typing and Shorthand Courses and in Secretarial Practice in the School of Business Administration at North Texas State College, Denton, Texas

Description: The purpose of the study was to compare the occupational aptitude scores of students enrolled in beginning and advanced clerical courses in the School of Business Administration at North Texas State College, Denton, Texas, with the academic grades of these same students to determine the relationship between the academic grades received and the occupational aptitude score indicated by the General Aptitude Test Battery.
Date: 1951
Creator: Routt, Sammye Louise

Comparison of Cost of Transporting Pupils for the School Years 1948-49 and 1949-50 in Cameron County, Texas.

Description: The purpose of this study is to make a comparison of the unit cost of transportation per pupil in Cameron County, Texas, for the years of 1948-49 and 1949-50 to determine if the transportation provided by the Foundation Act was more economical than the transportation cost under the previous methods of providing for this in Texas schools.
Date: 1951
Creator: Renfroe, Eustace C.

An Experimental Investigation of the Relationship Between Perception of Parental Acceptance and Social Acceptability of Adolescents

Description: The purpose of this study is twofold. One is that of developing an instrument for determining a child's concept of how he is thought of by his mother and his father; in other words, a method of measuring parental acceptance as it is perceived by the child, himself. The development of this instrument will be discussed in Chapter IV. The second purpose of this study is that of determining whether or not there is any significant relationship between the child's perception of parental acceptance and the social acceptability of the child, as measured by a sociometric instrument.
Date: 1955
Creator: Throp, Thomas Richard

Creativity and the Guilford-Zimmerman Temperament Survey

Description: The purposes of this study are as follows: 1) to investigate the similarities and differences in the temperaments of a higher creative group and a lower creative group and 2) to investigate the effectiveness of the Guilford-Zimmerman Temperament Survey in identifying higher creative individuals and lower creative individuals, as measured by the AC Test of Creative Ability.
Date: August 1963
Creator: Martin, Donald Wesley