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The Effect of Art 135-136, Foundations of Art, on Design Judgment of Elementary Education Majors at North Texas State University

Description: This paper is a report of research at North Texas State University concerning the effect of Art 135-136 on the design judgment of elementary education majors. It describes the measurement of the level of design judgments of elementary education majors who have completed the course and those who have not.
Date: January 1966
Creator: Smith, Dana F. R.
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Continuous Solutions of Laplace's Equation in Two Variables

Description: In mathematical physics, Laplace's equation plays an especially significant role. It is fundamental to the solution of problems in electrostatics, thermodynamics, potential theory and other branches of mathematical physics. It is for this reason that this investigation concerns the development of some general properties of continuous solutions of this equation.
Date: May 1968
Creator: Johnson, Wiley A.
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Proposed Guidelines for an Industrial Arts Program for the Mentally Retarded in Public School Systems

Description: The problem was concerned with determining what skills were necessary for the employment of the mentally retarded and what guidelines may be used in developing these skills in the secondary level industrial arts program. The study developed guidelines which should prove useful to an industrial arts instructor having mentally retarded students in his classroom. The guidelines were based upon the results of an industrial survey and available literature.
Date: December 1971
Creator: Page, Ronald T.
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Product and Function Spaces

Description: In this paper the Cartesian product topology for an arbitrary family of topological spaces and some of its basic properties are defined. The space is investigated to determine which of the separation properties of the component spaces are invariant.
Date: August 1971
Creator: Barrett, Lewis Elder
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The Status of Art Education in the Secondary Schools of Oklahoma

Description: The problem of this study was to survey the status of art in the secondary schools of Oklahoma. Art educators today are faced with a lack of uniformity in the teaching of art. There is an increasing need for a recognized art program and a placing of renewed emphasis on the teaching of art. Clear and comprehensive attitudes and ideas toward art in the Oklahoma public schools would tend to ease these difficulties and enrich teaching. There has been a great deal of critical thinking, but this has failed to produce the answers necessary to formulate a basis on which to build a good art program. This study was an attempt to survey the individual schools to determine the present status of art in the secondary schools of Oklahoma.
Date: August 1964
Creator: McClendon, Max J.
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An Analysis of Junior Executive Training Programs in Department Stores in Texas

Description: The problem was to determine the significance of various relationships between job-performance ratings and selected factors associated with the college curricula of junior executive trainees. Job-performance ratings were made by personnel directors and immediate supervisors of college graduates enrolled as participants in junior executive training programs in department stores in Texas.
Date: June 1960
Creator: Ermert, Gene Oliver
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An In-Service Educational Program for Beginning Teachers of Spanish in the Elementary Grades

Description: The problem of the study was to determine the effectiveness of an in-service education program as a means of providing qualified foreign language teachers for elementary schools. Specifically, the problem was concerned with a statistical comparison of the achievement of two groups of pupils. One group was composed of fourth-grade pupils who were taught Spanish by teachers who had had a maximum of three college hours in Spanish and who had participated in an in-service education program. The other group was composed of fourth-grade pupils whose teachers had had a minimum of twelve college hours in Spanish but had not participated in an in-service education program.
Date: June 1960
Creator: Robertson, John Clifford
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The Relationship between Dominative-Integrative Classroom Behavior and Selected Measures of Socio-Civic Attitudes of Students Preparing to Teach the Social Studies

Description: The purpose of this study was to make as analysis of the relationship between dominative-integrative classroom behavior and the mean scores on selected measures of socio-civic attitudes of students at North Texas State College preparing to teach the social studies during the year 1960-61.
Date: August 1961
Creator: Nicholson, Virgil Marion
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The Organization, Implementation, and Evaluation of an Organized Guidance Program during the First Year in a Metropolitan High School

Description: The problem of the present investigation was to study the soundness of guidance practices in a metropolitan high school approximately one year after the initiation of a program of guidance services. The purposes of the study were: 1. To determine to what extent the objectives of the guidance program were met. 2. To determine to what extent students, parents, and faculty considered that the guidance program had made a contribution to the school program. 3. To determine what objective measures revealed as to the effectiveness of the guidance program.
Date: May 1964
Creator: Moses, Morgan Clay
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The Relationship of Selected Factors and the Dating Frequency of Single Tenth and Twelfth Grade White High School Students

Description: The purpose of this study was to pursue the problem of the inter-relationship of selected chronological, psychological, and sociological factors and the dating frequency of selected single tenth and twelfth grade white students in Texas.
Date: August 1964
Creator: Elliott, William Floyd
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A Study of the Educational Background and Attitudes of Teachers Toward Algebra as Related to the Attitudes and Achievements of Their Anglo-American and Latin-American Pupils in First-Year Algebra Classes of Texas

Description: The problem of this study was to determine the extent to which certain characteristics of teachers of first-year algebra were related to a) their pupils' attitudes toward algebra and b) their pupils' achievements in algebra. An additional aspect of the study was to ascertain and study the differences between Anglo- and Latin-American pupils' attitudes and achievements in algebra.
Date: January 1963
Creator: Garner, Meridon V.
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An Analysis of Interpersonal Group Structures and Personality Profiles of Team Members Representing Two Categories of Junior College Basketball Teams

Description: The present study was an attempt to provide data which would serve as a basis for distinguishing between group patterns of winning and losing basketball teams, in terms of personality profiles and interpersonal group structures.
Date: August 1967
Creator: McLemore, Matthew Hunter, 1933-
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An Analysis of Perceptions of the Tasks of Male Physical Educators in Secondary Schools as Held by Three Groups of Physical Educators

Description: The purpose of this study was to analyze perceptions of the tasks of male physical educators in the performance of their jobs in secondary schools as held by the following three groups of physical educators: 1. a panel of authorities whose writings and leadership activities help to establish the theoretical bases for this field; 2. the administrative leaders of Texas' college and university programs for the preparation of physical education teachers; and 3. a representative group of physical education teachers in Texas secondary schools, who define the tasks in practical terms.
Date: August 1967
Creator: Maroney, Robert Eugene
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The Relationship of Student Teachers' Manifest Psychological Needs to Interpersonal Perception and Students' Self-Concepts

Description: The basic purpose of the study was to investigate the relationship of secondary school student teachers' manifest psychological needs and the accuracy of interpersonal perception and the self-concepts of students. In seeking a solution to the problem, the following subproblems were investigated: 1. The relationship of student teacher manifest psychological needs and the accuracy with which the student teacher perceived the attitudes of his students. 2. The relationship of the accuracy with which the student teacher perceived the attitudes of his students and the favorability of the students' attitudes toward the student teacher.
Date: August 1967
Creator: Payne, Milton R.
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The Relationships among Performance in Student Teaching, Scores on the National Teacher Examinations, and Grade-Point Averages in Professional Courses and in the First Teaching Field

Description: This research study was undertaken to add a new dimension to studies concerned with the relationship between the National Teacher Examinations and teaching success. Since the National Teacher Examinations have become such a widely used measure in the teacher certification process, and particularly because of the apparent movement toward the adoption of the National Teacher Examinations as part of the teacher certification process in the State of Texas, it was desirable to investigate their value as an instrument for the prediction of success in teaching.
Date: January 1969
Creator: Leavitt, William Carr
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An Analysis of Selected Groups of Education Majors in Terms of Certain Teaching-Related Personal and Social Characteristics

Description: The major purposes of this study are described as follows: (1) to determine if education majors, classified according to grade-level preference (elementary), subject-matter concentration (secondary), and sequential stage in the teacher education program, differ significantly in certain teaching-related personal and social characteristics; (2) to determine if estimates of certain teaching-related personal and social characteristics of education majors, classified according to grade-level preference (elementary) and subject-matter concentration (secondary) tend to form intercorrelated families of characteristics; (3) to determine if elementary and secondary education students at progressive stages in the teacher education sequence tend to become more or less like experienced teachers comprising the Basic Analysis Sample of the Teacher Characteristics Study.
Date: January 1969
Creator: Pannell, Bob Dale
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Some Comparisons between Conventional College Teaching Methods and a Composite of Procedures Involving Large Lecture Groups, Seminars, and Reduced Class Time

Description: The problem of this study was to determine the differences in achievement, critical thinking, and attitude toward subjects of junior college freshmen which could be attributed to two approaches to the teaching of English composition and American history. The purpose of the study was to yield information for use as the basis for administrative and instructional judgments concerning pupil deployment, and plant and staff utilization.
Date: May 1969
Creator: Bean, Alvin T. (Alvin Truett)
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The Effects of Preregistration Advisement of Students by a Counselor on the Choice of College Majors and Other Selected Criterion Measures

Description: The problem for consideration in this study was an investigation of the effects of two methods of preregistration advisement of junior college freshmen. Specifically, the following questions were posed. What would be the effects on college students of an individual preregistration advisement interview with a member of the professional counseling staff as compared to a group advisement session? Would the advisement interview for students produce differences in (1) the types of majors selected, (2) probabilities of success in declared educational objectives, (3) perceptions of the environment, (4) changes of major, (5) course changes, (6) failures to complete registration, (7) withdrawals during the first eight weeks of classes, and (8) number of course deficiencies reported at mid-semester? An auxiliary consideration was the following. What would be the effects of providing information about technical-occupational programs in the form of brochures?
Date: August 1969
Creator: Smith, Royal Everett
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Role of Administrative Assistant in Higher Education as Perceived by College and University Presidents Throughout the United States

Description: The problem of this study was the status of administrative assistants in higher education with special emphasis on (1) the role of the administrative assistant, (2) the internship aspects of the position, as perceived by college and university presidents throughout the United States, and (3) the professional qualifications held by persons filling positions as administrative assistants.
Date: August 1969
Creator: Morris, Jim R.
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An Analysis of Selected Characteristics of Persons Twenty-Five and Older Seeking Teacher Certification

Description: The purposes of this study were (1) to describe the persons twenty-five and older entering the teacher education program and seeking certification, and (2) to compare the persons twenty-five and older with a "typical" group of persons under twenty-five with respect to (a) ability, as measured by the Cooperative School and College Ability Test, (b) factors for entering teaching, as measured by "Factors Influencing the Decision to Become a Teacher," (c) attitudes held toward teaching, as measured by the Kerlinger Education Attitude Scale, (d) professional aspirations, and (e) role expectations, as measured by the Teacher Practices. Questionnaire.
Date: June 1970
Creator: Brooks, Robert Lee
Partner: UNT Libraries