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Faculty Perceptions of the Critical Care Experience as a Part of the Generic Baccalaureate Curriculum in Nursing

Description: The problem with which this study is concerned is the inclusion of actual critical care experience in generic nursing curricula in the United States. A survey instrument was sent to faculty representatives selected by the dean of each of 312 generic baccalaureate nursing programs.
Date: December 1983
Creator: Stephenson, Carol A. (Carol Ann)
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The Effects of Written Comment on Expository Composition

Description: This study was planned to investigate the effects of written comments on the expository compositions of eleventh-grade students using a cross section of ability groups. Data for combined groups and data for high-, middle-, and low-ability groups were used to determine whether one type of comment was more effective than another in improving the quantity and quality of student compositions and in improving student attitudes toward composition. Teachers may use the findings as a guide to what kinds of comments are most effective in reinforcing good writing skills and attitudes.
Date: June 1970
Creator: Gee, Thomas C., 1940-
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A Study of Leisure Activities of Taos Pueblo Indian Children

Description: The purposes of this study were to analyze and describe leisure activities, in order to provide useful data for school administrators, teachers, and writers of textbooks for Indian children. Particular consideration will be given in this field research to the following questions: 1. What are Taos Indian children's preferences for leisure activities? 2. Do children of the same Pueblo but of different sex have similar leisure activities?
Date: June 1970
Creator: McCarty, Jacqueline Quinn, 1928-
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The Utilization of Semantic Webbing as a Method of Teaching Art Criticism in the Elementary School

Description: Art educators and classroom teachers in the elementary schools are confronted with the challenge of helping children look critically at works of art and develop written and/or verbal skills to communicate their findings. It was the purpose of this study to determine the effectiveness of the conceptual learning technique of semantic webbing in teaching art criticism in the elementary classroom. The author revealed a significant difference of opinions between two sample groups and similarities between the variables of frequency of use, and familiarity of the webbing technique and its effectiveness in the classroom. The sample groups consist of elementary classroom teachers and art specialists who work with kindergarten and first grade children.
Date: May 1991
Creator: Peel, Marie A. (Marie Annette)
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An Analysis of Factors Related to Texas Public School Nurses' Delivery of Health Services to Handicapped Children

Description: This study investigated the factors related to the delivery of health care services by school nurses. The purposes of the study were divided into three categories. The first was the nurses' identification of the handicapping conditions of children in their caseloads and their perceptions of the children's health problems. The second involved data about the nurses' educational background and preparation they felt as useful in their work with children with handicaps; data on barriers which limit or prevent nursing care of these children was also solicited. Third, information was sought about future plans of nurses for obtaining more education, barriers perceived which hindered their plans, and special considerations in program planning that would facilitate their educational goals. Institutional guidelines were written based on findings of the study and the review of literature.
Date: August 1983
Creator: Drapo, Peggy Brooks
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An Historical Perspective Accompanying The Development of A Program in Humanities for the Junior College Curriculum

Description: The volume contains a view of history based on ten time-zones. The countries of the world and the achievements in varied fields of learning are scanned in such a way as to present a general overview. Within this overview are summaries of work in certain fields, and there are glimpses of single individuals and events.
Date: January 1961
Creator: Trieber, Jacob Marshall
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An Evaluation of the Leadership Education Program of the Methodist Church in the Central Texas Conference

Description: The problem of this study is to compare the present practice in the field of leadership education in certain representative local Methodist Churches in the Central Texas Conference with 1) the procedures recommended by the Methodist Church, and 2) the specific needs of the local churches.
Date: January 1961
Creator: Wonders, Alice W.
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The Relationships between Eight Situational Factors and High and Low Scores on the Leadership Behavior Dimensions of Instructional Supervisors

Description: The problem of this study was to determine whether there is a significant relationship between certain situational factors and high and low scores on the leadership behavior dimensions of industrial supervisors. The behavior dimensions studies were the two dimensions of Consideration and Initiating Structure, as measured by the instrument used in the study.
Date: June 1961
Creator: Campbell, Ona Lee, 1908-
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The Relationships between Teacher Morale and the Ability to Establish Rapport with Pupils and Other Selected Variables

Description: The problem of this study was to determine and analyze the relationships between teacher morale as determined by the Group Dimensions Descriptions Questionnaire and the ability to establish rapport with pupils as determined by the Minnesota Teacher Attitude Inventory. The purpose of this study was to discover possible implications from the relationships between teacher morale and the ability to establish rapport with pupils and other selected personal and professional characteristics.
Date: May 1961
Creator: Hill, Thomas Barlow
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A Study to Determine the Adequacy of Texas Public School Transportation Service and Support Under the Foundation Program Act

Description: The problem of this study was to evaluate the quality of service and the adequacy of financial support by the State of the Texas public school transportation system and to indicate what improvements, if any, are needed in order to met ideal standards.
Date: June 1961
Creator: McGregor, Alfred Louis
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A Field Follow-Up Study of Beginning Elementary Teachers

Description: The present study was made to determine the relationship between the level of teaching effectiveness of beginning elementary teachers and three individual characteristics of prospective teachers. A secondary purpose was an attempt to improve the service rendered by the School of Education at North Texas State College, Denton, Texas, in the selection and guidance of students who indicate a desire to enter the program for preparing elementary teachers.
Date: June 1961
Creator: Tate, James Oliver, 1929-
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Factors Related to Change of Major by College Students

Description: The problem of this study is to discover what factors are associated with change of major in college students. Questions that need to be answered are (1) Is academic success or failure related to change of major? (2) Is mental ability associated with change of major? (3) Is change of interest related to change of major? (4) Are there reasons that are personal and peculiar to the individual that are associated with change of major? (5) Is inadequate occupational information related to change of major? (6) Do social reasons such as a desire for a vocation with greater prestige, increasing interest in being of service to people, or having to conform to the wishes of parents and relatives relate to change of major?
Date: August 1961
Creator: Firkins, Curtis James, 1906-
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Relationships between Personality and Leader Behavior of Elementary School Principals

Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the relationships between certain personality traits and leadership actions of elementary school principals. To achieve this purpose it was necessary first to obtain a description of the leadership actions of elementary school principals. Second, it was necessary to obtain data concerning the personalities of these elementary school principals. Third, the significance of the relationships between personality and leadership actions was tested statistically. Fourth, the significant relationships between personality and leadership actions were expressed in the form of mathematical equations so that predictions concerning leader behavior could be made.
Date: August 1961
Creator: Fox, Augusta Meredith, 1930-
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Development and Validation of a Sound Plan of Reorganization of the Public School Districts in Texas

Description: The problem of this study was to develop and validate a sound plan of reorganization of the public school districts in Texas. It may best be stated if considered as two subproblems: (l) to develop and validate criteria for reorganization of public school districts in the light of sound guiding principles; and (2) to devise a plan for school district reorganization In Texas in the light of the criteria established.
Date: August 1961
Creator: Gilliam, L. Camp
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Predicting Achievement in a Graduate School of Education

Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the relationships between selected criteria and academic achievement in graduate studies leading to certain master's degrees in education at North Texas State University. The major areas in education which were included were Elementary Education, Elementary School Administration and Supervision, Secondary Education, Secondary School Administration and Supervision, and Physical Education. Graduate grade-point average was used as the criterion for academic achievement.
Date: June 1963
Creator: Hughes, Billie Edward, 1927-
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The Relationship between Principal's Evaluations of Professional Behavior Characteristics of Secondary School Teachers and These Teachers' Self-Descriptions

Description: The problem of this study was to ascertain the relationship between secondary school principals' evaluation of professional behavior patterns of secondary teachers and these teachers' self-descriptions.
Date: May 1963
Creator: Redden, Joseph Eugene, 1918-
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Relationships between Patient Motivation for Physical Rehabilitiation and Subscales on the Edwards Personal Preference Schedule

Description: This study was concerned with the relationship between patient motivation for treatment in three of the various therapy sections of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service of the Veterans Administration General Medical and Surgical Hospital, Long Beach, California, and needs as measured by the Edwards Personal Preference Schedule. Of the six therapies under the direction of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service consideration was given to the following: Occupational Therapy (OT), Physical Therapy (PT), and Corrective Therapy (CT)
Date: August 1963
Creator: Gilbert, Algie Stephen, 1925-
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