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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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Personal Characteristics in Secondary School Social Studies Student Teachers as Related to Certain Measures of Potential Teaching Behavior

Description: The purpose of this study was to search for relationships of certain personal characteristics (authoritarianism, philosophy of social education, and instructional preferences) of a representative group of social studies student teachers to measures respectively of a) their classroom behavioral traits, b) their classroom teaching activities, and c) their pupils' classroom behavior.
Date: August 1963
Creator: Liu, Shia-Ling, 1922-
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An Evaluation of Recommended Programs for Fifth Grade Social Studies

Description: The purpose of this study is: (1) to determine a criteria for evaluating proposed social studies programs; (2) to review fifth grade bulletins in social studies from five widely separated school systems in the United States, to make an analysis of their aims, methods, and materials, and to determine whether they meet accepted professional standards; (3) to make suggestions for improving the fifth grade social studies as a result of this analysis.
Date: 1949
Creator: Ross, Emma Rebecca
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An Evaluation of the Approaches to the Social Studies

Description: This study involves the examination of the major approaches to the social sciences in order to discover whether they are so arranged as to insure democratic practices that are implied or expressed in the Declaration of Independence, the preamble to the Constitution, and the Constitution. It involves the study of the philosophy underlying American democracy of "the yesterdays" and today. A further exploration is made to determine whether the various approaches are based on what psychology has discovered as to the way in which effective learning takes place.
Date: 1941
Creator: Golson, L. R.
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A Comparative Study of Two Methods of Teaching Eighth-Grade Social Studies in the Granbury Elementary School

Description: The major purpose of this study was to compare the progress made by a group of children taught by the experience method of teaching with a group taught by the old textbook method, to determine whether the experimental group would show as much gain in academic knowledge as the control group, and in turn gain the other desired traits of the present-day personal and social needs.
Date: 1950
Creator: Baccus, Nettie
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A Study of the Practices of Social Studies Teachers in Selected Texas Elementary Schools

Description: The problem of this study was to determine the relationship between practices reported by elementary school teachers of social studies in selected Texas counties and practices recommended by national social studies education specialists, and college professors of elementary education in selected texas colleges and universities.
Date: August 1969
Creator: Blesh, Robert Heltman
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A Survey of Social Studies Programs in Texas High Schools, Grades 9-12, 1964-65

Description: The problem of this study was a survey of social studies programs in Texas high schools during the 1964-65 academic year. The purpose of the study was to determine the extent to which the recommendations of the Texas Education Agency as outlined in Principles and Standards for Accrediting Elementary and Secondary Schools and Description of Approved Courses, Grades 7-12 had been followed and to obtain data pertaining to offerings, innovations, supervisory services and written courses of study.
Date: August 1965
Creator: Scott, Dorothy Marie
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The Relationship Existing between Reading and the Social Studies in the Waelder Elementary School

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine what degree, if any, relationship exists between reading and social studies in the intermediate grades of the Waelder Elementary School, and then to determine means of using reading as a tool to aid children in their social studies.
Date: 1941
Creator: Neal, Jewell
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An Evaluation of the Psychological Principles of Learning Used in the Social Studies Curriculum of the Elementary Grades

Description: The problem of this study is to establish criteria of psychological factors that should be included in a social studies educational program of the elementary grades to measure the program planned for the social studies of the elementary grades of the Houston, El Paso, Fort Worth, and Amarillo, Texas, public schools.
Date: 1947
Creator: Stucker, Myrtle
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A Suggested City-Excursion Program for Social Studies in the Junior High Schools of Dallas, Texas, with Emphasis on Functional Citizenship

Description: The purpose of the investigation was two fold: first, to analyze the school excursion as a teaching and learning aid; and second, to develop a suggested school-excursion program for the social studies in the junior high schools of Dallas, base upon the findings and evaluations reported by educational observers and by experienced users of excursions.
Date: 1948
Creator: Crawford, Ethel Gertrude
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An Analysis of Objectives, Methods, and Materials in Fourth Grade Social Studies as Found in Five Courses of Study

Description: The purpose of this study is to examine courses of study for social studies in the fourth grade, and after analyzing the objectives, methods, and the materials of each, to decide whether they meet the criteria prescribed in educational literature.
Date: 1946
Creator: Melear, Mary Katherine
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The Possibilities of the Use of Visual Aids in Social Studies in the Intermediate Grades in the Denton Public Schools

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the possibilities of visual aids as an aid to the learning process in the social studies of the intermediate grades of the Denton public schools, with particular emphasis on the moving picture films and film strips available for use as visual aids in the social studies subjects.
Date: 1949
Creator: Sauls, Olga Borth
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To Develop a Sound Social Studies Program for the Small High School

Description: The specific purpose of this study is to endeavor to find a method of teaching social studies in order for it to contribute to intelligent problem solving in democratic living. To meet this challenge, the method must be democratically, psychologically, and sociologically sound. The purpose is to select and test some type of courses of study most commonly used or suggested by the helpful educators in the social studies field.
Date: 1948
Creator: Rudd, Mary Knox
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