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A Qualitative Research Study of How Extended Field Experience Prepares Special Education Teachers of Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Description: A well-prepared and qualified special education teacher is crucial to the performance of students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD). The prominent educators and federal government encourage the use of extended field experiences in preparing qualified special education teachers. The study examined the strengths and weaknesses of extended field experience in terms of the perceptions of the prospective teachers and teachers of students with EBD. Both individual interviews and a focus group were used to collect data. The results revealed that extended field experience benefits prospective teachers in showing the reality of the teachers' world, self-motivation assessment, and professional development. However, there were some improvements that could be made, including more placement selections and more practical knowledge.
Date: May 2005
Creator: Wang, Hsin-Yi
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To Determine Whether or Not the Colleges of Texas are Preparing their Students of Industrial Arts to Teach Effectively in the High Schools of Texas

Description: This is a study to determine whether the colleges of Texas are preparing their students of industrial arts to teach effectively in the high schools of Texas. The objectives of this study are to draw conclusions as to whether or not the colleges of Texas are preparing their students of industrial arts to teach effectively in the modern high schools; to show the training of industrial arts teachers; and to determine to what extent industrial arts are offered in the high schools of Texas.
Date: June 1939
Creator: Farmer, Joe Harold
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Teacher Tenure

Description: This study examines teacher tenure and the effect it has on education, children, and the public in order to determine whether or not legislation is needed.
Date: August 1938
Creator: White, W. D.
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Evaluation of School Units that Affected the Community

Description: This study examines a change from traditional to modern teaching in the Denton, Texas public schools. Issues faced by adminitation and teachers in three examined elementary schools provide information about the implementation of a plan focused on the particular needs of children in the community.
Date: June 1939
Creator: Yarbrough, James Lafayette
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A Course of Study in the Use of the Dictionary

Description: Teachers sometimes assume that their students are more skillful in the use of the dictionary than they actually are. Today's student needs thorough, formal training that is cumulative over his school years and that is based on the same linguistic principles that have raised the art of lexicography to its present high level. It is the purpose of this thesis to provide a plan for attaining these ends.
Date: January 1970
Creator: Moores, Walter A.
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An Analysis of the Utilization of the Sick Leave Program by Teachers in a Large City School System and a Test of the Program's Adequacy

Description: This study was designed to determine the utilization of the sick leave program of a large city school system by teachers according to sex, age, experience, tenure, training, residence, and teaching assignment, and to determine if current sick leave allowances were adequate.
Date: August 1961
Creator: Rains, Sylvester Lee, 1928-
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The Relationship between Teachers' Perception of Administrative Dimensions and the Morale Status of Teachers in Certain Texas Schools

Description: The first purpose of this study was to determine teachers' perception of administrative policies, procedures, and practices in the various administrative units in three Texas school systems and to test the significance of the relationship between the teachers' perception of the dimensions of these aspects of administration and the morale status of the teachers in these various administrative units. The second purpose of this study was to identify those policies, practices, and procedures, as perceived by the teachers, which most frequently are associated with and show a significant relationship to a high morale tendency and those which most frequently are associated with and show a significant relationship to a low morale tendency. The third purpose of this study was to interpret the significant relationships in terms of administrative dimensions and implications which may suggest certain policies, procedures, and practices for the improvement of teacher morale in the public schools.
Date: August 1964
Creator: Pryor, Guy Clark, 1907-
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Family Occupational Status of Elementary Public School Teachers and Differential Behavior of Teachers Toward Children of Different Occupational Status Families

Description: Are elementary public school teachers who have been upwardly mobile occupationally more helpful, as measured by Anderson-Brewer "Dominative-Socially Integrative" observation scheme, to children of lower and upper occupational status families than teachers who have not engaged in upward occupational mobility?
Date: January 1960
Creator: Hart, Joseph Wesley
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A Study of Personal Traits and Professional Qualities of Prospective Industrial Arts Teachers by School Officials and Industrial Arts Teacher Educators

Description: The purposes of this study were (1) to determine what personal traits and professional qualities school officials seek in their duties of employing industrial arts teachers; (2) to determine what personal traits and professional qualities the industrial arts teacher educators believe to be most important for their students to possess upon completion of their formal education; and (3) to determine what type of appraisal form is considered most helpful by school officials and college educators.
Date: August 1971
Creator: Miller, Harvy D.
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The Value of Industrial Experience to Industrial Arts Teachers

Description: The purpose of the study was to identify the types and amount of industrial and diversified work experience acquired by the industrial arts teachers in the Dallas Independent School District and their opinions concerning the value of industrial experience to industrial arts teaching.
Date: August 1971
Creator: Hale, John T.
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Problems in Producing Visual Materials for Classroom Use

Description: The general purpose of this study and investigation is to prepare a suitable reference work on production and use of visual educational material. This study will aid the teacher who wishes to produce material in his community to serve as an aid to teaching.
Date: 1942
Creator: Reed, Gratton Francis
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A Study to Determine the Characteristics of Effective Application Letters for Teachers, with Particular Reference to College Positions, as Influenced by Reports from 65 College and University Presidents and an Analysis of 65 Sample Letters of Application for College Positions

Description: The purpose of this study is to try to answer these questions: By what standards may application letters for teaching positions be judged? How well does the average teacher meet these standards in his own application letters? What changes should teachers make in their application letters to make them stronger?
Date: 1940
Creator: Crittenden, Oda Pauline
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A Personnel Study of the Men Physical Education Directors in a Selected Group of Independent White Senior High Schools in Texas

Description: The purpose of this study was to accumulate and interpret information relative to the duties, the responsibilities, the professional status, the academic status, and the social and personal relationships of the men high school physical education directors in a selected group of schools and to make certain recommendations to young men who might contemplate careers in this particular field.
Date: 1940
Creator: Fenn, William Marvin
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The Cost of Securing a Master's Degree from a Texas State Teachers College and the Economic and Profesional Value of the Degree

Description: The intent of this thesis is to indicate the economic cost and professional value that result from earning a graduate teaching degree. Data gathered to formulate study conclusions came from questionnaires distributed to master's recipients from five Texas teachers colleges.
Date: August 1940
Creator: Dunn, John Z.
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Dissemination of Teachers' Codes of Ethics

Description: This thesis examines the awareness of national and state standards established for teachers by teacher associations. Data for this study came from questionnaires filled out by teachers taking courses at North Texas State University.
Date: August 1940
Creator: Elms, Arkie
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A Study of Sick Leave Practices of Texas Independent School Districts

Description: The problem of this study is threefold: (1) to determine whether the sick leave policies and practices differ significantly between school districts of different sizes; (2) to determine whether there is significant relationship between the number of days of sick leave allowed and the number of days taken by teachers; and (3) to determine whether significant trends in sick leave policies and practices can be detected between the years 1957 and 1960.
Date: August 1961
Creator: Ferrell, Keith H.
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Selected Concepts from the Philosophy of Paul Tillich and their Implications for Education in American Society with Major Emphasis on the Interaction of Teachers and Pupils

Description: The purpose of this study was to relate Paul Tillich's concepts of love, power, and justice to teacher-pupil interaction. Three categories were used to indicate the relationship: (1) the formation of the self-concept of teachers and of pupils, (2) the teacher-pupil relationship, and (3) the learning process.
Date: June 1967
Creator: Pratt, Gerald B.
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An Analysis of the Relationships among Sociometric Status, Teacher Ratings, and Selected Variables

Description: The focus of the present study was an attempt to provide data which would serve as a basis for improving teachers' judgments of sociometric status. In order to accomplish this, the interrelationships between sociometric choice status, teachers' judgments, and selected variables were investigated.
Date: August 1965
Creator: Elsom, Jackie Marvin, 1933-
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