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The growth and development of the recreation program of the North Texas State Teachers College from 1911 to 1939

Description: The purpose of this study was to show the growth and development of the recreation program for men and women in the North Texas State Teachers College from 1911 to 1939. This thesis has attempted to show in chronological order that the growth and development of the year-round recreation program at North Texas State Teachers College was a result of two underlying factors; leisure time, and the innate tendency of man to express his emotions through the avenue of play.
Date: August 1939
Creator: Atkins, Noble James

A study of color preferences of the children in the demonstration school of the North Texas State Teachers College

Description: This study was made in the Demonstration School of the North Texas State Teacher's College, using the children of Grades I to V inclusive as subjects of the investigation. The problem was taken to try to discover if children of a certain age group have definite color preferences and other related questions such as if these preferences remain constant, if they are influenced by other factors such as intelligence, sex, or grade, and if there is consistency noticeable in the preferences of a group at any given grade level.
Date: August 1937
Creator: Bookman, Anne

The Denton municipal power plant

Description: It is the purpose of this study to show how successfully electric power systems were operated by smaller units of government. One of the most notable power plants is operated in Denton, Texas. In this study, the history of this system will be presented, followed by an analysis of its social and economic significance.
Date: August 1938
Creator: Collins, William W.

Natural resources in Texas--an undeveloped source of taxation

Description: The specific aim of this study is to show the significance of the natural resources of Texas and their potential possibilities as an adequate source of income for the State. Linked in with this discussion and underlying it is the thesis that adequate taxation of the natural resources will not only provide sufficient income for the State's needs but also conserve and utilize these resources.
Date: August 1937
Creator: Conway, Gayle Mixon

A study of the teacher placement service of the North Texas State Teachers College

Description: Since one of the most important functions of a state teachers college is the proper placement of its graduates in teaching positions, this study was made to determine whether or not this function is being satisfactorily performed by the Placement Office of the North Texas State Teachers College.
Date: August 1939
Creator: Coppage, Jack L.

The cooperative movement and its influence in Denton County

Description: A study of the philosophy, history and accomplishments of the cooperative movement, its influence on the cooperative societies of Denton County, and how cooperatives can aid the current economic system.
Date: August 1938
Creator: Cox, Eli

To determine a plan for the equalization of educational opportunities in Wheeler County, Texas

Description: This study is made to determine the educational inequalities that exist in the schools of Wheeler County and to set up a plan that will help to equalize the educational opportunities for all the children in the county, on a basis well within its financial ability. The study consists of three phases of the problem of equalizing educational opportunities in the schools of Wheeler County. The first will consist of a study of the educational conditions of the schools, based upon the general population trends, scholastic trends, the per pupil load of each elementary classroom, the subject-pupil load of each high school teacher, and the qualification of the teachers according to college work. The second will consist of a financial survey of the schools based upon assessed valuations, tax rates, cost per scholastic, and outstanding bonded indebtedness. The third will be the formulating of a plan for the equalization of educational opportunities based upon the findings of the educational and financial surveys.
Date: August 1938
Creator: Evans, Iva C.

An analysis of money spent by certain boarding houses patronized by men and women of the North Texas State Teachers College

Description: The food consumed by college students has been of interest to a number of investigators. Because of the supposedly ideal conditions and the opportunity for close check on the students, colleges have been considered a good place to carry on such investigations. Dietary studies made in fraternity houses, boarding houses, dormitories, and cooperative houses have been reported.
Date: August 1939
Creator: Fenn, Edna

A proposed plan for a more efficient and economical method of transporting school children in the east Texas oil field

Description: This study was made of the school districts in the East Texas oil field in Rusk and Gregg Counties. These school districts have a dense rural population, the majority of whom are engaged in some type of oil field work. Financially, these school districts are considered the wealthiest in the state, and in general are similar to most oil field sections in the South. A total of twelve different transportation systems, operating sixty-five buses, transporting 8,758 school children were studied. In this study, efficient methods of transporting school children, methods of administering transportation, contracting, types of roads, qualifications of drivers, equipment, and cost in these oil field districts were considered.
Date: August 1939
Creator: Fowler, Charles Gatteys

The history and development of the program of playground activities in the Dallas elementary schools

Description: This study was made to determine when and why the program of playground activities began in the elementary schools of Dallas, Texas, and how this program has developed. A study was made of the platoon school system to determine the necessity for supervised play periods, and the influence of this need on the growth of the playground activity programs.
Date: August 1939
Creator: Guy, Sue Hazel

A study of the socio-economic status of the freshman students of North Texas State Teachers College and its effect upon college attainment

Description: This study was undertaken as an investigation to find out the socio-economic status of the Freshman class of North Texas State Teachers college, Denton, Texas. The investigation has the following purposes: to find out the number of independent, partially dependent, and dependent students; to discover social and economic factors concerning their home background the year preceding their entrance to the college; to study the economic status of these groups for the school year 1936-37; to study the social status of the same groups, on the campus, for the same period of time; to study the scholastic status of the same students during the same period, and to compare the grades of each group to discover the effect, if any, of social and economic status upon scholastic attainment.
Date: August 1937
Creator: Hamilton, F. Sidney

A comparison of the white and the colored schools of Texas

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the status of the educational opportunities of the white and the colored child in the State of Texas during the year of 1935-36 and to locate the inequalities with reference to: building equipment, transportation, library facilities, teachers, average daily attendance of pupils, teacher-pupil ratio, per pupil cost of instruction, age-grade distribution, and age of pupils when graduated.
Date: August 1938
Creator: Kattner, Bruno A.

To determine the use which should be made of art metal work in the junior high school, as indicated by the seventh grade of the demonstration school, 1935-36, and by an analysis of the field

Description: This study attempts to determine what use should be made of art metal work in the junior high school. It attempts to determine whether art metal work should be offered strictly as art metal, as combinations of art metal and wrought iron, or as combinations of art metal and wood, from the standpoint both of the child and of the ultimate aim of Industrial Arts.
Date: August 1936
Creator: Lamb, Jack Julius

Advantages in the social studies to be derived from the Texas centennial by children of junior high school level

Description: The predominant theme utilized by the Texas Centennial is the historical background Texas, which encompasses a hundred years of independence and four centuries of progress. This study aims to select and classify those buildings in the Texas Centennial Exposition containing exhibits possessing educational significance for junior high school social studies students.
Date: August 1936
Creator: Martin, Anna Y.

The development of a more effective system of transporting high school pupils in Donley County, Texas

Description: It is the purpose of this study to show the bus transportation set up in the schools of Donley County, Texas and to show how it can be made more effective. The following factors will be considered in studying this problem: 1. Number of pupils transported, 2. Number of buses used, 3. Comfort of pupils en route to and from the school, 5. Length of bus routes, 6. Amount of time pupils spend on the bus, 7. Cost of transportation, 8. Type of equipment used, 9. Condition of roads, 10. Cooperation of home and school,11. Improvement of the above factors. Each of the above factors will be considered carefully in studying this problem.
Date: August 1938
Creator: Penick, L.B.

Equalizing educational opportunities for children in Denton county

Description: The purposes of the study are to determine the status of educational opportunities in Denton County, based on latest available data, and to make definite recommendations for needed improvements which would aid materially in equalizing educational opportunities for Denton County's children.
Date: August 1937
Creator: Proffer, Robert Lee

A comparative study of certain phases of the home economics and industrial education graduates with the regular men and women graduates of North Texas State Teachers College for the years of 1919,1923, 1927, and 1931

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the status of Industrial Education graduates and Home Economics graduates as compared with the status of all men and women graduates of North Texas State Teachers College, with reference to background before entering college, high school status, college status, college entrance and graduation ages, number and percentage of transfers, grades, major fields, amount of transiency and tenure.
Date: August 1936
Creator: Ray, Elizabeth Gibson

A history of Decatur Baptist College

Description: This is a brief history of Decatur Baptist College. The data concerning this subject have been taken from Wise County newspapers, college catalogs, college annuals, deed record books, Texas Baptist Annuals, literary publications, History of Texas Baptist by J. M. Carroll, letters, and personal interviews. This data has been carefully selected and taken from reliable sources. The material has been organized in a chronological manner under the following headings: origin of the college, material development, internal growth, and the conclusion.
Date: August 1938
Creator: Sharp, William Bernice

A study of certain aspects of the development of the home economics program of the Teachers College High School of the North Texas State Teachers College

Description: The purpose of this study is to present the development of the home economics program of the Teachers College High School from its beginning to the present time of the thesis. It aims to show the type and number of of courses offered, the number of and classification of students enrolled, and what provision was made for the supervision of instruction in these classes.
Date: August 1939
Creator: Smith, Nora Olive