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The Relationship between Social Maturity and Personality of Primary Pupils in Eight Elementary Schools of Wichita Falls, Texas

Description: This investigation concerned two major interests of many classroom teachers today: the pupils' social maturity and their personality. The problem was to determine the apparent relationship between these two factors in pupils of the first, second, and third grades of eight elementary schools in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Date: 1942
Creator: Berry, Esther M.

A Survey of the Interests of Children in the Sixth Grade and a Suggested Program of Work Based upon These Interests

Description: The dual purpose of this study is to survey the interests of boys and girls who are in the sixth grade and to suggest a program of school work based upon these interests. The writer presents the study with the hope that it will contribute to a better understanding of what children's interests are and the part they should play in planning the curriculum and complete school program.
Date: 1942
Creator: Dalton, Mary Roberta Payne

An Evaluation of the Coleman High School, Coleman, Texas

Description: The problem in this study is to evaluate the Coleman High School of Coleman, Texas. Areas evaluated are: pupil population and the school community, curriculum and course of study, pupil activity program, library service, guidance service, instruction, outcomes of the educational program, the school staff, the school plant, and school administration.
Date: 1942
Creator: Farmer, James Lee

An Exploration of the Possible Use of the Sociometric Test in Studying Residents of Homes for the Aged

Description: It is proposed in this thesis to explore the possible use of the Sociometric test as a measure of the personal social factor in old age. It is further proposed to gather sociometric data by administering a sociometric test to the residents of two homes for aged persons in Dallas County, Texas, and to illustrate by sociograms and tables the uses for which such data might be of value in research designed to investigate the personal social factor in old age.
Date: 1950
Creator: Secker, Martin D.

The Relationship Between Specific Reading Skills and Selected Areas of Sixth-Grade Achievement in Central School, Garland, Texas

Description: The problem of this study is to determine whether or not superior reading ability in a given reading skill is significantly related to successful achievement in each of the three areas of arithmetic, social studies, and science, and to determine whether or not the different reading skills are related to areas of achievement in different ways.
Date: 1951
Creator: Keeley, Annie

A Proposed Plan for a More Functional Method of Reporting to Parents in the Fourth Grades of Henrietta, Texas

Description: The problem of this study is to make a critical investigation and a thorough analysis of different methods that have been used to report pupil progress in the elementary school of Henrietta, Texas, and other elementary schools. Also, some significant changes underlying the concepts of educational achievements are to be shown and basic principles presented to develop a desirable method and procedure in establishing a more effective and functional marking and reporting program for the fourth grades in Henrietta, Texas.
Date: 1951
Creator: King, Rachel Speer

A Comparative Sociometric Ethnological Study

Description: The purpose of this study is to compare sociometric data obtained from Negro and white pupils in fourth, fifth, and sixth grade public school classrooms in Fort Worth, Texas. An attempt will be made to determine, as nearly as possible with the methods available and other limitations of this study, to what degree socialization is affected by racial factors in groups which are comparable in terms of socio-economic status.
Date: 1951
Creator: McElroy, A. L., Jr.

The Improvement of Reports to Parents

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine an adequate and justifiable report to the parents regarding the progress of students in the public schools of the Colbert community, Colbert, Oklahoma.
Date: 1951
Creator: Mantooth, Elmer Herle

Evaluation of the Formal Versus the Informal Method of Teaching Arithmetic

Description: The problem in this investigation has a three-fold purpose: namely, (1) to determine the results of delaying formal arithmetic until the fourth grade; (2) to ascertain the results reflected in the reading abilities of children when the time ordinarily spent on drill and organized instruction in arithmetic is given to reading, the diverted time being spent in reading arithmetic stories, playing games, and in using other arithmetical processes in connection with school activities; (3) to compare the results of a behavior journal kept for each child in the experimental group and in the control group.
Date: 1942
Creator: Garrett, Atlee Margaret

Rorschach Factors as Indices of I. Q.

Description: This study will pursue the inquiry in an attempt to add to the weight of evidence for or against the reliability of the Rorschach Test as an indicator of intelligence. The problem may be resolved into a comparison between various scoring categories or factors of the Rorschach and I.Q.
Date: 1951
Creator: Miller, John Y.

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.

A Comparison of Bus and Town Pupils in Educational Progress

Description: The problem of this thesis is to determine the progress made by a group of bus and town pupils in the second grade and should indicate whether or not riding the school bus is detrimental to the academic achievement, behavior development, and personality development of the individual.
Date: 1951
Creator: Weatherred, Bernice Allene