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Attitude Change as a Function of Parent Group Participation

Description: The purpose of this study is to provide a measurement of selected parental attitudes and an evaluation of the effectiveness of Parent Groups as instruments for promoting attitude changes in a positive direction.
Date: May 1970
Creator: Standifer, John T.
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Effect of Chlorpromazine on Avoidance Learning in Rats

Description: In this experiment it was hypothesized the (a) those organisms trained under the influence of chlorpromazine will perform a learned task (when tested) with more incorrect responses than a comparable group trained under "normal" conditions; (b) those organisms tested under the influence of chlorpromazine will perform a previously learned task with more incorrect responses than a comparable group of organisms tested under "normal" conditions.
Date: January 1968
Creator: Fain, Thomas Carl
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The Effect of Induced Motivation on the I.Q. Scores of Negro Children

Description: The purpose of the present study was to further investigate the effects of motivation on the intellectual attainment of Negro children. In view of previous research and realizing the importance of related study on inventive and achievement, the following hypothesis was proposed: Inducement of motivation between pre-and post-administrations of Form A of the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test would result in significantly greater magnitude of change in scores for the experimental group of Negro children than for the control group.
Date: January 1969
Creator: Jeffers, Joe M.
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A Comparison of Miller Analogies Test Scores with Undergraduate and Graduate Grade-Point Averages of Graduate Students

Description: The main purpose of the present study was to investigate the relationship between the Miller Analogies Test scores of graduate school students and their undergraduate grade-point averages, as well as to find the relationship between Miller Analogies Test scores and the grade-point averages in graduate school of these students. A secondary purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between each of the following variables: sex, age, curriculum and the performance levels of the subjects.
Date: January 1969
Creator: Matlosz, Don
Partner: UNT Libraries

Relationship of the Tactile Sense to Learning by the Retarded

Description: The present study was designed to investigate the efficiency of a visual and tactile presentation of a design as compared to just a visual presentation to determine if the two-sense method helped the subjects in drawing the designs accurately in less trials.
Date: August 1966
Creator: Harris, Carol Ann
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A Survey of the Physical Education Programs for Girls in the Affiliated Schools within a Radius of Sixty Miles of Denton Texas

Description: A survey of the physical education programs for high school girls near Denton, Texas to determine the extent of compliance with state law for physical education, the facilities for the program, training of the teachers, type of physical education program, and teaching load of physical education teachers.
Date: June 1939
Creator: Morriss, May
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Relationship of the Turnover of Teachers and College Training

Description: A study to determine whether there is any relationship between teacher training and college training, between turnover of teachers and departmental training, and between grade point average, honor society students, and turnover of teachers.
Date: August 1939
Creator: Boren, Clyde
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The Extent of Cheating and Factors Related to Cheating in the Junior High School Grades

Description: Thesis studying instances of cheating in junior high school. According to the introduction, the purpose of the study is: 1. To determine the extent to which pupils in the junior high school grades will cheat when allowed to score their own examination papers. 2. To determine the relation between the professed attitude toward cheating on examinations and actual cheating behavior. 3. To determine some factors related to cheating (p. 1).
Date: August 1938
Creator: Watson, Lillian
Partner: UNT Libraries

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
Partner: UNT Libraries

Citizens' Understanding of the Utilization of Public School Buildings as Community Centers as Interpreted by Eighty-Four Citizens of the District

Description: The problem of this study is to determine the extent to which public school buildings were used as community centers in 1939-40, and the degree to which certain citizens understood this utilization. The study is limited to the county seats in Deputy State Superintendent's District Number Seventeen of Texas, which includes the following counties: Angelina, Cherokee, Shelby, Rusk, Nacogdoches, Sabine, and San Augustine.
Date: 1940
Creator: Whitmore, C. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries

An Analysis of Some Factors Associated with Pupil Achievement

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine if any effect upon pupil achievement is shown by four factors: classification of teachers in terms of semester hours, small and large schools, single and married women teachers, men and women teachers.
Date: August 1937
Creator: Rucker, John Allman
Partner: UNT Libraries

Factors Related to Academic Achievement in a Sunshine Room

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the relationships between various factors and the academic achievement of the children in the sunshine Room established at Diamond Hill, Fort Worth, Texas. The factors under consideration are health improvements, behavior ratings obtained from the use of a rating scale and intelligence quotients.
Date: August 1937
Creator: Nickles, Dorothy Deane
Partner: UNT Libraries