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A Follow-Up Study of Seventy-Nine Maladjusted Boys who Received Treatment at Camp Woodland Springs, Dallas, Texas

Description: This research problem concerns a follow-up study of seventy-nine boys who have undergone extensive therapy and supervised training in group-living over an extended period of time at Camp Woodland Springs, Dallas, Texas. The problem under consideration is one of determining the operating efficiency of this institution in its main purpose of rehabilitating boys who have generally lacked the social and personal skills necessary to satisfactory adjustment in their respective environments.
Date: 1956
Creator: Breining, Wilbur Clarence, Jr.

Freud's Objective Anxiety and College Performance

Description: It was the position of this study that the Hullian theoretical concept of anxiety as a drive is inappropriate in relation to an understanding of the effects of anxiety on the complexities of college performance. The present study also viewed performance in the college setting as differing from most of the related variables presented in the literature to which anxiety was connected.
Date: August 1966
Creator: Sessions, Don Edwin

A Functional Rhythm Activity Program of Thomas A. Edison School

Description: The purpose of a rhythm activity program in the Thomas A. Edison School is to achieve the following: 1. The building within each child a better coordination of mind and body. 2. The satisfying of each child with a knowledge that he has the ability of achievement. 3. A healthful, happy, and social relationship between the sexes. 4. For the pupil the realization of the pure joy and exhilaration of living. 5. Poise and self confidence within the child. 6. The carrying over of this program into other closely related classes such as, playground, art, auditorium, and music. 7. An ambition within each pupil to make his community life more desirable.
Date: 1948
Creator: Herzinger, Faye Poe

Further Evidence of the Constancy and Validity of Peer Ratings

Description: This study reports on an investigation to determine the applicability of the peer rating technique to Air Force ROTC cadets at North Texas State College which has an enrollment of approximately 7000 students. The specific problem investigated was whether or not the peer rating would be useful in solving the leader identification problem in Air Force ROTC.
Date: January 1960
Creator: Widmann, Benjamin

The Goodenough Draw-A-Man Test as a Measure of Interpersonal Adjustment

Description: Since the premises and history of the Draw-A-Man (DAM) seem to indicate a relationship between this technique and adjustment/maladjustment, and since Leary defines maladjustment in terms of interpersonal behavior, the problem to be studied is to attempt to quantitatively relate DAM scores with some objective measure of social adjustment or maladjustment in children.
Date: January 1969
Creator: Schloss, Charles D.

Group Systematic Desensitization with Test-Anxious College Students

Description: The purposes of the present investigation were (1) to determine whether systematic desensitization could be administered in a group setting, (2) to evaluate the stability of any reductions in test-anxiety which resulted from group desensitization, and (3) to make recommendations for counseling research and practice which were warranted by the results of the investigation.
Date: June 1970
Creator: Taylor, Davis W.

Grouping First Graders in Gainesville Schools

Description: The purpose of this study is an attempt to define the needs in the primary grades in Gainesville, to find the most successful criteria used for grouping children upon their entrance into the first grade, and to find the best plan for primary grades in Gainesville schools.
Date: 1949
Creator: Doty, Lillian

The Growth of the Concept of Right and Wrong

Description: The purpose of this thesis is to gather and compare representative moral philosophies with the view to selecting that philosophy which seems best suited to fit the needs of man as he strives to become a more efficient social being.
Date: 1945
Creator: Wheeler, James E.

Guidance Work Practices in Class A Schools in Texas

Description: The objective of this thesis is to determine guidance practices in four-year, Class A High Schools in Texas by: (1) surveying related literature in the field of guidance to determine what the experts consider a good guidance program for secondary schools; (2) means of a survey in the form of a questionnaire, to determine what is actually being done in guidance work in Texas Class A Schools; (3) arriving at a conclusion concerning good guidance work practices for four year, Class A High Schools in Texas.
Date: August 1954
Creator: Copeland, Alva Beach

Helping Unsociable Second-Grade Children Become More Sociable

Description: The problem of this study is the attainment of social progress by second-grade children. In substance, the problem is "How sociability can be developed in unsociable second-grade children." Since it is generally conceded by modern educators that the most important outcome of education is the child's ability to attack his life problems and to solve them satisfactorily to himself and to the society wherein he lives, this problem is deemed worthy of consideration.
Date: 1950
Creator: Hanson, Ranghild Emily