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The Accuracy of Teacher Rating of Pupil Personality and Achievement as Compared with Standardized Test Scores

Description: This study has the following purpose: (1) to find the relationship between teacher rating of pupil personality and standardized test results; (2) to find the relationship between teacher rating of pupil achievement and standardized test results; and (3) to determine where more emphasis should be placed in order to better evaluate the child and his work.
Date: 1941
Creator: Cottrell, Lucille

An Analysis of Appropriate Science Material for the Teaching of Elementary Science in the Jefferson School of Sherman, Texas

Description: The purpose of this study is to investigate the current methods of teaching and the available science material for the teaching of elementary science in order to prepare a proposed plan of instruction for the seventh and eighth grades of Jefferson School for the 1941-1942 school year.
Date: 1941
Creator: Shelton, J. D.

An Analysis of Practices for Teaching Conservation of Natural Resources

Description: The problem of teaching conservation resolves itself into two major aspects--one concerned with content material; the other with school and classroom procedures. The author intends to approach the problem from three viewpoints. First, a need for teaching conservation will be shown. Second, the present practices will be discussed. Third, potential methods and materials will be discussed.
Date: 1941
Creator: Ford, A. Lewis (Albert Lewis)

An Analysis of the Contribution of a Given Educational System to the Defense of Democracy

Description: The purpose of this study is four-fold: (1) to present through an analysis of life needs the nature and source of a curriculum best adapted to democracy; (2) to present fairly some of the reasons why a curriculum must be founded on democracy if democracy survives the dangerous forces that threaten to obliterate its very existence; (3) to make an unprejudiced analysis of the regular situation now existing in Oklahoma schools at the present time to find whether her schools are meeting this challenge to democracy; and (4) to offer from the comparison of the summaries of these data recommendations whereby all schools may have a curriculum "rooted in the life of its people"--a program that contributes to democracy and permanent national defense.
Date: 1941
Creator: Maxwell, Maude Napier

A Comparative Evaluation and Analysis in Terms of National Defense of the National Youth Administration, the National Defense Training Program, and the State Teachers Colleges' Industrial Arts Program

Description: The objectives of this study are: first, to draw conclusions in regard to the extent the National Youth Administration, the National Defense Training Program, and the Industrial Arts departments of the Texas State Teachers Colleges are making "trainees" of the first two programs and graduates and students of the last division more employable in the several industries that make up our national defense manufacturing mechanism; second, to show by the presentation of the college programs whether or not the colleges are presenting the courses of industrial arts which are most needed by youth in this time of crisis and national defense preparation.
Date: 1941
Creator: Martin, Robert Owen

A Comparative Study in Remedial Reading for Junior High School Students to Determine Whether the Word-Clue Method of Vocabulary Building Improves General Reading Ability

Description: The major purpose of this study is to evaluate the progress in the general reading ability of a group of pupils taught by remedial methods of teaching, as compared with the progress of a group taught by the same methods plus vocabulary building through the definite study of word-clues and their meanings, to determine whether the word-clue method of vocabulary building aids general reading ability.
Date: 1941
Creator: Gentry, Cassa Peters

A Comparative Study of Four Genealogies to Determine Predisposition to Cancer

Description: This study was made in an effort first, to determine the mode of transmission of the inheritance of a predisposition to cancer as revealed through the analyses of four separate human genealogies, and second, to make a comparative study of the genealogies to determine whether the mode of transmission is the same.
Date: 1941
Creator: Andrew, Vivian Wilson

A Comparative Study of Personalities of Elementary and Secondary Education Majors

Description: The problem in this investigation has a three-fold purpose; namely, (1) to reveal, by means of comparison, the likenesses and differences in the personalities of elementary and secondary education majors of N. T. S. T. C.; (2) to determine to what extent the individual is adjusting himself to the problems and conditions confronting him, and how these problems are affecting the development of a normal, happy, and socially effective personality; (3) to interpret the data collected correctly, in order that better adjusted personalities may be developed.
Date: 1941
Creator: Walker, Elsie Meine

A Comparative Study of Peters and Pomeroy's Fourth Edition of Commercial Law and Texas Statutes and Rulings and a Texas Supplement Thereto

Description: In Peters and Pomeroy's fourth edition of Commercial Law, a number of cases are cited where there is a difference between the laws and rulings of the various states. There are only three cases in which the difference is given. The procedure was to find all of the cases in which there is any doubt as to the Texas law, and to quote the law or ruling as given by Peters and Pomeroy, and then to give the law or ruling of the State of Texas.
Date: 1941
Creator: Gullion, James Paul

A Comparative Study of the Students' Recreational Program in the North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas, and the Teachers' Recreational Program in Amarillo, Texas

Description: This study is a comparative analysis of the recreational activities and facilities of 150 students attending the North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas, during the summer of 1940 and of 150 teachers in service in the public schools of Amarillo, Texas during 1940-41. The three-fold purpose of this investigation was to compare the recreational activities in which teachers in service and students in college participated, to secure from each subject a ranking of activities as to his choice for participation, and to determine the adequacy of recreational facilities for both groups.
Date: 1941
Creator: Teal, William Rufus

A Comparison of the Learning Difficulties Between Gregg Shorthand and Thomas Natural Shorthand

Description: The purpose of this problem is to make a comparative study between Gregg Shorthand and Thomas Natural Shorthand. The problem is to compare the learning difficulties of the two systems, and to determine which system is easier to read and write by comparing the rules and principles and the writing fluency.
Date: 1941
Creator: Serren, Myrtle

A Comparison of the Teaching Techniques of the Traditional School, Edyth, Tahoka, Texas, with Teaching Techniques Used in the Progressive School, West Point, Tahoka, Texas

Description: The purpose of this study is to make an examination of current educational trends as found in authoritative books and magazines and to use the traditional school of Edyth, Tahoka, Texas, and the progressive school of West Point, Tahoka, Texas, as special examples for comparison. An analysis of the different techniques used and an evaluation of the merits of each will be offered.
Date: 1941
Creator: McWhirter, Zuma Westbrook

The Construction of a Dependable Instrument of Measurement in the Field of Social Sensitivity

Description: The problem of this study is an attempt to construct a dependable instrument of measurement in the field of social sensitivity. An endeavor will be made to make this instrument sensitive enough to give some degree of precision and reliability to its results. Other attempted methods of measurement applied to this quantity have given results only in scattered generalities.
Date: 1941
Creator: Middleton, Charles E.

A Cooperative Evaluation of the Instruction of Student Teachers in the Sam Houston School, Denton, Texas, for the Summer of 1941

Description: The purpose of this study is to appraise the opportunities offered to the pupils of Sam Houston school; to gain experiences through self interests and democratic procedures; to develop procedures which may determine the changes taking place in these boys and girls and thereby enable the writer to discover the degree to which the school is accomplishing its significant educational purposes. Suggestions of criticisms will be incorporated; however, it is not the intended purpose of this study to suggest or criticize.
Date: 1941
Creator: Ratliff, Joe E.

A Critical Analysis of Pre-Primers, Primers, and First Readers of Ten Series of Books Published Since 1938

Description: The problem of this thesis is to make a critical analysis of pre-primers, primers, and first readers of ten series of books published since 1938. Examination of books will be made from the standpoint of unusual interest to children, teachability, psychological, and educational soundness of their construction in promoting growth of the individual pupil and his ultimate good as a person and as a member of a social group.
Date: 1941
Creator: Tacker, Floy Alberta