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[Letter from Jack Davis and Bill McCarter, to Don Roberts, Forrest E. Watson, H. Wayne Hendrick and Otto M. Fridia]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Jack Davis and Bill McCarter, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts to Don Roberts, Forrest E. Watson, H. Wayne Hendrick, and Otto M. Fridia. In regards to the good work the staff members have been in planning and developing a proposal for the implementation of the Institute. Davis and McCarter write that they have completed a draft of the proposal and have attached a copy to the letter, and they would appreciate the superintendents reviewing and providing feedback. The success of the proposal will have mutual benefits on the districts if NTIEVA is able to obtain the grant, so they can continue their goal of implementing the DBAE program. The rest of the letter summarizes the budgeting and things needed to be negotiated with the Getty Center.
Date: 199u
Creator: McCarter, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Jack Davis and Bill McCarter to Jo Mosley, Karrell Johnson, Lynda Alford and Jac Schronk]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Jack Davis and Bill McCarter, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Jo Mosley, Karrell Johnson, Lynda Alford and Jan Schronk. In regards to a completed proposal for the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, that they have attached to the letter. Davis and McCarter write that they would appreciate going over with their superintendents to discuss the financial commitments. The success of the proposal will have mutual benefits on the districts if NTIEVA is able to obtain the grant, so they can continue their goal of implementing the DBAE program. The rest of the letter summarizes the budgeting and things needed to be negotiated with the Getty Center. Enclosed with the letter is a check list of materials NTIEVA needs from the project coordinators no later then April 11 as the proposal is due April 15.
Date: 199u
Creator: McCarter, William & Davis, Donald Jack
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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-
Partner: UNT Libraries

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-
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Black Revolution: A Turning Point in American Negro Art?

Description: The Black Revolution, an American social upheaval of this century, poses numerous questions and challenges to all segments of our culture. For the artists, black and white, there is a dilemma of commitment as regards the acceptance of Black art for its merit without approval of the white artist. The purpose of this investigation was to determine if the Black Revolution would be a turning point in American Negro art.
Date: August 1971
Creator: Silvey, Patricia J.
Partner: UNT Libraries

North Texas Now: Production of a Promotional Film

Description: To supplement student recruiting efforts, the Office of Admissions and Records, North Texas State University (rSU), funded a color sound promotional film, North Texas Now (NTi), describing academic and nonacademic services and activities of NTSU and its surrounding area. NT uses fast-paced montage and contemporary music, and for contrast and historic perspective, it opens and closes with sepia photographs depicting the early days of NTSU. An accompanying production book describes the making of NTN, examines the background against which NT2 was proposed, describes problems and procedures of production, analyzes the film, and offers recommendations for other university film productions,
Date: August 1974
Creator: Kaplan, Henry David
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Working Bibliography on the Art of Drawing

Description: This working bibliography of 835 publications on the art of drawing is presented in five categories: Educational and Psychological, Historical, "How-to," Technical, and Techniques of Teaching Drawing. The latter category is annotated, offering a synthesis of the areas of art education and drawing. This bibliography is designed for scholars, artists, and teachers as well as students of the many facets of drawing.
Date: August 1974
Creator: Adair, Rosalind Emily
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Content Analysis of Art and Art-Related Vocabulary on Selected Children's Educational Television Programs

Description: The problem of this study was a content analysis of art and art-related vocabulary utilized in selected children's leisure time television viewing. Three programs (Misterogers Neighborhood, Sesame Street, and The Electric Company) were selected for the analysis. Audio tapes were made, transcribed, and analyzed for the art and artrelated words based on contextual usage. The analysis of the resulting 223-page tapescript revealed 467 art and art-related words which occurred a total of 3,668 times. The identified art and art-related words were subsequently sorted into five categories by systematically applying specific criteria. The conclusion was that television is limiting in art and art-related vocabulary as a viable language source.
Date: December 1974
Creator: McCollum, Shirley Jean
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Content Analysis of Lexicons, Word Lists, and Basal Readers of the Elementary Grades: Their Relation to Art

Description: In this investigation, a content analysis was made with eleven lexicographical sources and three basal reading series to determine if art and art-related words were present. The analysis was made with the use of two charts, in which each was divided into eight categories of word context. The Composite Chart contained 6,576 words found in six lexicons, five word lists and forty-two readers, and the Reader Chart contained 407 words found only in the readers. The analysis revealed: dominant categories and percentages, word and cumulative word frequencies, high and low frequency words, and the percentage of words found in the basal readers as compared to the lexicographical sources.
Date: May 1976
Creator: Hogan, Priscilla Lea
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Development of an Art I Curriculum Guide for the Mesquite Independent School District

Description: This study reports on the development of a curriculum guide to insure some degree of experience uniformity in the first art course available to students in high schools in Mesquite, Texas. Current general education and art education literature as well as curriculum guides from American schools provided the behaviorally oriented framework and objectives, content, and teaching strategies. The guide reflects a balance between the ideal and the real physical environment in which the guide will be implemented. Conclusions include the concepts that teacher education in using behavioral objectives is necessary, that a behaviorally oriented guide will work in Mesquite high schools, that behavioral objectives will facilitate evaluation, and that the trend toward tri-part subject content will increase in art curricula.
Date: December 1976
Creator: Bradley, Cynthia Cathy
Partner: UNT Libraries

Student and Employer Perceptions of Career Expectations and Goals in Retailing

Description: The purpose was to investigate career expectations and goals of junior and senior fashion merchandising majors at North Texas State University and to compare findings with expectations for trainees of retail employers with executive training programs in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The findings indicated that most female students are planning their career goals in business for the next five years. Students are confused as to what employee benefits they might receive at the entry level. College recruitment is an important method of hiring executive trainees. Length of training programs vary from six months to three years. At the time of the study, trainees could expect a beginning salary of nine to ten thousand dollars.
Date: August 1977
Creator: Grace, Marilu
Partner: UNT Libraries

Validation of K-12 Art Specialist Competencies Most Essential for Elementary Classroom Teachers in the State of North Carolina

Description: The problem of this study was to determine which of a list of forty-seven art competencies designed by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction for K-12 art specialists were most essential for early childhood and intermediate elementary classroom teachers. Four-point Likert-type scaled instruments were designed and sent to three types of North Carolina educators: (a) 200 elementary classroom teachers, stratified into two equal subgroups of early childhood and intermediate teachers; (b) 100 K-12 art specialists; and (c) all art teacher educators employed at colleges and universities with state approved programs in art education. These subjects were asked to respond to the relevance of each competency for the elementary classroom teacher.
Date: May 1985
Creator: Cherry, Timothy Yates
Partner: UNT Libraries

An Assessment of Arkansas Middle school/Junior High School Art Programs Using National Art Education Association Standards

Description: The purpose of the study was to make an assessment of Arkansas middle school/junior high art programs using National Art Education Association standards. Data were collected from questionnaires, curriculum guides, and school visitations. Participating in the study were 127 schools enrolling 53,502 students of which 14,755 (28%) were taking art classes. For comparisons, the state was divided into five regions.
Date: December 1986
Creator: Teague, Barbara A. (Barbara Ann)
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Letter from Jack Davis and Bill McCarter, to Linus Wright, June 26, 1987]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Jack Davis and Bill McCarter, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Linus Wright, Superintendent of Dallas ISD. Davis and McCarter regret that Wright was unable to join them for the executive briefing on the North Texas Regional Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, "North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts" (NTIEVA), Wednesday, June 19. Following the briefing was an all-day workshop, Friday, June 21 which was attended by staff representatives from each consortium in the Institute, to discuss grant proposals which with offer opportunities for staff development and curriculum implementation in the visual arts. Enclosed at the end of the letter to Wright is information the functional committees and their list of responsibilities, for the upcoming Matching Funds Advisory Committee and Wright's assistance in its regard. Enclosed information not present with letter.
Date: June 26, 1987
Creator: Davis, Donald Jack & McCarter, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Jack Davis and William McCarter to Vicki J. Rosenberg, April 14, 1988]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Jack Davis and William McCarter, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, to Vicki J. Rosenberg, Program Officer for the Getty Center for Education in the Arts. The letter is in regards to the enclosed copies of the Implementation Grant Proposal for the establishment of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. The proposal details the primary objective of the institute alone with their consortia members.
Date: April 14, 1988
Creator: Davis, Donald Jack & McCarter, William, 1939-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter template from Jack Davis and William McCarter, May 1988]

Description: Photocopy of a letter template from Jack Davis and William McCarter, co-director of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. The letter is in regards to a recent site visit by a visitor from the Getty Center for Education in the Arts. Davis and McCarter write that the visitation went well and that many who participated in that visit were most appreciated and to send them further ideas on possible sources to fund their institute.
Date: May 1988
Creator: Davis, Donald Jack & McCarter, William, 1939-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from D. Jack Davis and R. William McCarter to Dr. Dean Anthony, May 10, 1988]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from D. Jack Davis and R. William McCarter to Dr. Dean Anthony about an upcoming site visit by Dr. Joe N. Prince for the Getty Center grant proposal. Also discussed is an upcoming dinner meeting that is related to the visit.
Date: May 10, 1988
Creator: Davis, Donald Jack & McCarter, William, 1939-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from D. Jack Davis and R. William McCarter to Dr. Edmund Pillsbury, May 10, 1988]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from D. Jack Davis and R. William McCarter to Dr. Edmund Pillsbury about an upcoming site visit by Dr. Joe N. Prince for the Getty Center grant proposal. Also discussed is an upcoming dinner meeting that is related to the visit.
Date: May 10, 1988
Creator: Davis, Donald Jack & McCarter, William, 1939-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from D. Jack Davis and R. William McCarter to Dr. Forrest E. Watson, May 10, 1988]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from D. Jack Davis and R. William McCarter to Dr. Forrest E. Watson about an upcoming site visit by Dr. Joe N. Prince for the Getty Center grant proposal. Also discussed is an upcoming dinner meeting that is related to the visit.
Date: May 10, 1988
Creator: Davis, Donald Jack & McCarter, William, 1939-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from D. Jack Davis and R. William McCarter to Dr. H. Wayne Hendrick, May 10, 1988]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from D. Jack Davis and R. William McCarter to Dr. H. Wayne Hendrick about an upcoming site visit by Dr. Joe N. Prince for the Getty Center grant proposal. Also discussed is an upcoming dinner meeting that is related to the visit.
Date: May 10, 1988
Creator: Davis, Donald Jack & McCarter, William, 1939-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from D. Jack Davis and R. William McCarter to Dr. James Miller, May 10, 1988]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from D. Jack Davis and R. William McCarter to Dr. James Miller about an upcoming site visit by Dr. Joe N. Prince for the Getty Center grant proposal. Also discussed is an upcoming dinner meeting that is related to the visit.
Date: May 10, 1988
Creator: Davis, Donald Jack & McCarter, William, 1939-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from D. Jack Davis and R. William McCarter to Dr. Jim Johnson, May 10, 1988]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from D. Jack Davis and R. William McCarter to Dr. Jim Johnson about an upcoming site visit by Dr. Joe N. Prince for the Getty Center grant proposal. Also discussed is an upcoming dinner meeting that is related to the visit.
Date: May 10, 1988
Creator: Davis, Donald Jack & McCarter, William, 1939-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections