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ItemA Comparison of the Use versus Non-Use of Competitive Marking and of formal versus Child-Centered Methods of Teaching in the Field of Public School Art: Conclusions Drawn from a Set of Experimental Units in Art Conducted in the Sixth and Seventh Grades of the Laboratory School of Southwest Texas States Teachers College, San Marcos, Texas(1937-06) Walker, Margaret Kyle McClung; Wiley, Edward Orlando; Tanner, Eugene O.; Taylor, SueThe main purpose of this study is to draw some conclusions as to the effect of competitive marking on the results of art units taught in the sixth and seventh grade. A supplementary problem of the study is to compare the results of formal and child-centered methods of teaching art in the same grades. ItemAttendance and Progress Factors in Test Norms(1937-08) Commander, Rosa; Votaw, David; Rogers, J. Lloyd; Thomas, GatesThe main problem of this investigation is to make a critical study of the influence on educational test norms of the important variables of (1) the percentage of scholastics in average daily attendance, or the ratio between the number of scholastics on the census roll and the actual number who are in average daily attendance, and (2) the age-grade status of a school, or the amount of retardation and acceleration. ItemA Swan in a Duck Yard, or, How Hans Christian Andersen Revealed the True Story of His Life in His Fairy Tales(1938-08) McCollum, Kenneth DillardNo abstract prepared. ItemA Course of Study in Social Studies Selected from Primary Readers(1938-12) Martin, Verna S.; Wiley, E. O.; Rogers, J. L.; Gruesendorf, A. A.No abstract prepared. ItemA History of the Southwest Texas State Teachers College(1939-08) French, Roger Franklin; Wiley, E. O.; Grusendorf, A. A.; Elliott, Claude; Rogers, J. L.Tables: the thesis contains twenty-three tables which treat of the following topics: reports of Board of Regents; inventory, 1918; inventory, 1926; financial statement, 1934; disbursements; various data, 1932 to 1939; income; bonds; appropriations by years; faculty training; degrees conferred; courses offered; courses by departments; enrollment; enrollment by counties; investments. Contents: In seven chapters inclusive of the introduction the thesis deals with such topics as the following: establishment; personnel of first faculty; local board; state board; the plant; internal development of the college; objectives; courses of study; graduate school; student activities; honor societies; college publications- The Pedagog, the College Star, The Sheaf. Chapter six gives details of the educational careers of the two presidents, T. G. Harris and C. E. Evans. Concluding chapter is a general survey of the college. (Source: Claude Elliott's Theses on Texas History, 1955) ItemThe Leader of the Volunteer Grays: The Life of William G. Cooke, 1808-1847(1940-05) Adams, Allen F.; Elliott, Claude; Arnold, M. L.; Rogers, J. L.
This narrative purports to be a true chronicle of events that composed a life which left its print stamped indelibly upon the history of the State of Texas, the life of William Gordon Cooke, a citizen of the United States, a citizen of the Republic of Texas, and finally once more a citizen of the United States.
No single life is better illustrative of those enterprising nondescripts who walked boldly forward and took possession of a territory that was far more valuable than any of their fondest dreams. William G. Cooke was one of those people who, when conditions became a bit stuffy in the East, took the popular advice: "Go West, young man."
Col. Cooke's career was short as it was brilliant. Having died at the age of thirty-nine while engaged in the duties of Texas' highest military office, he rested in a lonely and forgotten grave near Seguin, Texas, until sought out and discovered by Mrs. Max Weinert of Seguin in the spring of 1936, when he was reinterred with military honors at Austin along with other Texas soldiers and statesmen.
ItemA Program of Secretarial Training to Meet Business Demands(1940-06) McCaughan, BeatriceNo abstract prepared. ItemSocial and Economic Status of Mexicans of San Marcos and its Bearing Upon the Education of Mexican Children(1940-08) Garza, George J.; Rogers, J. L.; Grusendorf, A. A.; Read, J. LloydNo abstract prepared. ItemA History of Coronal Institute(1940-08) Miller, Roland; Grusendorf, A. A.; Rogers, J. L.; Arnold, M. L.The chief purpose of this thesis is to relate the History of Coronal Institute from its beginning until it was closed in 1918, also, to give something of what has happened to the grounds, buildings, and students up to the present. The writer, having lived in San Marcos a greater portion of his life and being associated with some of the ex-students and teachers of Coronal Institute, selected the subject because of personal interests. Also, since Coronal is only a memorial at present, this paper has been written in an attempt to help keep the memory of the school alive. ItemThe training of public school music teachers in Texas(1940-08) McComb, LorenaNo abstract prepared. ItemThe Heights of the Public School Pupils of San Marcos, Texas, Compared with those of the Burgess National Scale(1940-08) Jowers, Milton; Votaw, D. F.; Grusendorf, A. A.; Roady, J. M.; Rogers, J. L.It is the purpose of this study to compare the age-height distribution of San Marcos children to an accepted study of the age-height distribution for the children of the nation. To make such a comparative study between these heights and the heights for the child population of the United States it was necessary to find a suitable criteria. Although numerous studies dealing with the heights of children of all ages have been made, few of those may be used to determine the height of a child in comparison with the general average of children of that same age. ItemA Survey of the Homes of Fifty Mexican Girls in San Antonio, Texas, to be Used as a Basis for a Program of Homemaking Activities for the Elementary Grades(1941-08) Mauldin, Elizabeth; Wiley, E. O.; Rogers, J. L.No abstract prepared. ItemA Check List Analysis of Methods Used by Pre-primer Teachers of Non-English Speaking Children(1941-08) Mercer, Orene RayNo abstract prepared. ItemThe Early History of the Pedagog(1941-08) McQuary, Margaret; Wright, L. N.; Arnold, M. L.The problem and purpose of this study is to secure facts about the early history of the Padagog from its beginning up through 1925 and to present these facts to the reader in such a manner that the development can be followed from one year to the next. Facts were secured from the pictures and the written statements in each of the annuals. This study will show how student life has changed over the period of twenty-two years. ItemThe Analysis of Thirty-Eight Farm Home Account Books of the Wichita Valley Farms Accepting the Leadership of the Farm Security Administration(1941-08) Marrs, Helen LloydNo abstract prepared. ItemHistory of John Tarleton Agricultural College(1941-08) Cockrell, Frank Scott; Tanner, E. O.; Grusendorf, A. A.; Rogers, J. L.The problem in this study is to present a brief chronological survey of the progress of John Tarleton Agricultural College from its inception in 1895 up to the year 1940. ItemA study of the content of recent primary reading materials suitable for use in developing attitudes and character traits(1941-08) Noble, Mabel E.; Rogers, J. L.; Wiley, E. O.If teachers generally are to believe, as does Courtis, that "the basic element in democracy is faith in the power of human personalities to improve themselves if given the chance," they must strive to understand the nature of the personality and character of the individuals who make up society; they must discover the factors which enter into the development of personality and the formation of attitudes and character; and they must explore the materials available and appropriate for use in accomplishing the growth of the individuals.