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Status of Democratic Practices in the Ten Fifth Grade Groups in Denison, Texas

Description: This is a study of the democratic practices in ten fifth grade groups of Denison, Texas, in administration, methods, and curriculum. The purpose of this study is three-fold: 1. To make criteria to be used in evaluating democratic action in the elementary schools. 2. To evaluate the democratic practices in ten fifth grade groups of Denison, Texas. 3. To offer recommendations for changes that could be made for the improvement of these groups.
Date: 1950
Creator: Burris, Ethel L.

The Status of Salary Schedules for Public School Teachers

Description: The purpose of this study is to gain a knowledge of the salary schedule situation in the teaching profession, and to determine how this situation can be improved if teachers become interested and will furnish the leadership necessary in helping to construct schedules in the school systems.
Date: 1946
Creator: Bounds, Vallie

The Status of the Rural School Child in the City High School

Description: The purpose of this study is to see whether the shifting of great numbers of agricultural folk to the city high school really creates a serious problem for the adminstrators and teachers of the city high schools. The records of the 477 rural transfers of the tenth and eleventh grades of these six high schools were investigated.
Date: August 1937
Creator: Kunkel, Robert F.

Student Aid in the Secondary Schools of Texas

Description: The purpose of this study is to examine student aid in Texas from the standpoint of history, types, sources, and adminstration in order to see whether the movement possibly represents any significant trend or tendencies in the privileges of secondary education in Texas.
Date: June 1938
Creator: Morgan, John H.

Student Performance of a Library-Related Task

Description: The high school research paper is a task which consumes instructional time, requires considerable student effort, and places a high demand on school library resources. Little research has been conducted on how students accomplish this task. Academic task research indicates that in classrooms, tasks are defined by students in terms of (a) the nature of the products the teacher will accept and (b) the operations allowed and the resources available. Here the product is the research paper; the resources available include those found in the school library. The purpose of this study was to determine what strategies students use to perform the library-related task.
Date: May 1986
Creator: Haskell, Loretta Murray

A Study of Behavior Analysis in a Secondary School

Description: The purpose of this investigation is to study a given secondary school with which the investigator is familiar in order to determine as objectively as possible what conditions, relationships, and experiences are exercising unwholesome influences on the youngster's actions, and to determine how the school can provide opportunities for developing social behavior that will make an integrated personality.
Date: 1948
Creator: Geer, Blanche Newby

A Study of Behavior Difficulties in a Sixth Grade

Description: The modern school is deeply interested in producing integrated individuals. This study was undertaken to determine the difficulties arising in the behavior of the children, to determine possible conditions, relationships, and experiences which influence unwholesome behavior, to seek proposals by which the school could provide opportunities for intelligent cooperation, participation and thinking which allows for individual needs and freedom, and to help each child to live a richer, more wholesome life in this dynamic society.
Date: 1950
Creator: Birdwell, Johnnie Newby

A Study of Certain Interests of Boys and Girls between the Ages of Twelve and Sixteen Years in a Typical West Texas County such as Stonewall County

Description: A personality questionnaire was given to the pupils of the four rural consolidated high schools of Stonewall County for the purpose of finding out, in so far as this was possible, the chief interests of each student between the ages of twelve and sixteen years. A series of questions concerning religious, social, recreational, and vocational interest was given to the students within this age group.
Date: 1941
Creator: Powell, H. J.

A Study of Dominance-Feeling in College Women

Description: The purposes of this study are as follows: 1. To measure, compare, and evaluate the level of self-esteem of college women in two colleges. 2. To show the relationship of certain background factors to dominance-feeling in college women.
Date: 1946
Creator: Anderson, Dan L.

A Study of Dropouts in the Secondary Schools of Port Arthur, Texas

Description: The purpose of this study was to investigate the problem of dropouts or withdrawals among the pupils of the secondary schools of Port Arthur, Texas. It was hoped that some significant information could be compiled as to the reasons why such students in this particular city leave school before high-school graduation, and that academic, environmental, and personal factors might be identified in their relationship to the causation of dropouts or withdrawals.
Date: 1951
Creator: Arrington, Electa Carol

A Study of Friendships in Senior High School

Description: One of the problems in human relationships is to determine what factors enter into friendship. One method of investigating this is to study traits as compared between reciprocal and unreciprocal friendships. This present study is an effort to make contributions towards this problem.
Date: 1946
Creator: Younger, Yucola

A Study of Group Dynamics

Description: The study in group dynamics will seek to determine the elements which constitute a group, the methods of group procedure, and the outcomes of the group process. This study seeks to determine how group dynamics can be applied to education.
Date: 1949
Creator: Welch, Mary Stevens

A Study of Home-School-Community Relationships in Texas Schools

Description: The problem of this study is to determine to what apparent extent schools use the recommendations of educators in promoting home-school-community relations. An effort is made to ascertain the status of home-school-community relations, and to evaluate the findings and methods of promoting these relations.
Date: 1949
Creator: Weber, Bonnie Sheets

A Study of Instruction in Television in Texas Senior Colleges and of Employee Qualifications Sought by Texas Telecasters

Description: It is the purpose of this study to determine the status of instruction in non-technical television techniques and procedures in the senior colleges of Texas as well as a corresponding investigation into the offerings of out-of-state colleges and universities. Furthermore, this study is concerned with the future plans of these Texas universities and colleges relative to non-technical television instruction, as well as with determining some of the employee-qualifications sought by commercial telecasters now operating in Texas. A third phase of this study deals with a suggested curriculum in non-technical television procedures and techniques.
Date: 1950
Creator: Helton, William Bernard

A Study of Juvenile Delinquency in Montague County, Texas, During 1947-1948

Description: The problem of this study was to analyze the following five factors related to juvenile delinquency in Montague County, Texas, during 1947 and 1948: first, causes and control of juvenile delinquency; second, personal data about thirty-three juvenile offenders; third, their offenses; fourth, disposition made of the charges by the judge of the juvenile court; and fifth, the present behavior status of the offenders.
Date: August 1949
Creator: Lauderdale, Virginia