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Doctoral Dissertations

1961

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Teacher Education In Florida, 1933-1961, And The Teaching Internship Program, 1941-1951, Frank Rennie Tubbs Aug 1961

Teacher Education In Florida, 1933-1961, And The Teaching Internship Program, 1941-1951, Frank Rennie Tubbs

Doctoral Dissertations

The Problem. This study is a historical survey of the development of teacher education in Florida from 1933 to 1961 and of the teaching internship program from 1941 to 1961. Various factors related to the program are discussed.


Current Practices, Problems, And Opinions As They Relate To The Articulation Of High School And College Programs Of Home Economics, Ruth Arkin Hackman Aug 1961

Current Practices, Problems, And Opinions As They Relate To The Articulation Of High School And College Programs Of Home Economics, Ruth Arkin Hackman

Doctoral Dissertations

A focal point in educational circles today is that of improved articulation between the curriculum of the secondary school and that of the college or university. This situation is evidenced by the great amount of space given to the subject in educational literature. Concern is expressed over excessive duplication in college courses of content and experiences included in high school courses. Attention is focused on more effective continuity of study at the two levels with a minimum of overlap. There is considerable activity throughout the United States as organized groups of educators are studying this problem and making recommendations for ...


A Test To Determine The Relative Effectiveness Of Different Styles, Colors, And Return Order Solicitation Methods In Sales Letters, Donald S. Wakefield Aug 1961

A Test To Determine The Relative Effectiveness Of Different Styles, Colors, And Return Order Solicitation Methods In Sales Letters, Donald S. Wakefield

Doctoral Dissertations

(From the Summary)

The purposes of this study were to determine the relative effectiveness of four different sales letter styles, the relative effectiveness of five different letterhead colors in sales letters, the relative effectiveness of two different order return forms, and the relative effectiveness of different colors in relation to percentage of sunlight in those areas where letters were received.


A Study Of Factors Involved In Establishing A Satisfactory Thermal Environment In The Classroom, Homer Franklin Mincy Jr. Aug 1961

A Study Of Factors Involved In Establishing A Satisfactory Thermal Environment In The Classroom, Homer Franklin Mincy Jr.

Doctoral Dissertations

Introduction: Since the dawn of civilization, man has wrestled with the weighty problems of government, war, science, philosophy, and religion. Perhaps no problem has taxed man's ingenuity as much, however, as that of determining and maintaining the proper thermal environment for the various activities in which he has engaged. Indeed, some sociologist believer that the satisfactory solution of this problem has often aided man in the solution of his other problems.

Although the term "thermal environment" is a comparatively recent addition to the vocabulary of school administrators and teachers, the control of temperature, humidity, cleanliness, and movement of air ...


Typal Sets And Syndromes Of Administrative Behavior, Robert B. Smawley Jun 1961

Typal Sets And Syndromes Of Administrative Behavior, Robert B. Smawley

Doctoral Dissertations

One marked shift in appraisal programs during the past few years has been directed towards assessing performance on the job rather than on the personal characteristics of those being rated. Despite the trend, however, there remains a seemingly innate proclivity among raters to project their views of ratees to encompass not only what is observed, but also the etiology and mode of behavior.


An Analysis And Evaluation Of Industrial Arts Teacher Education Programs And Teacher Personnel Needs In South Carolina, Alfred Franklin Newton Jun 1961

An Analysis And Evaluation Of Industrial Arts Teacher Education Programs And Teacher Personnel Needs In South Carolina, Alfred Franklin Newton

Doctoral Dissertations

(From the Introduction)

The problem of this study was to evaluate the industrial arts teacher education programs in South Carolina colleges in terms of the industrial arts teacher personnel needs of public high schools in the state and the criteria accepted by the American Council on Industrial Arts Teacher Education.


An Analysis And Synthesis Of Theory Constructs In Educational Administration, Arliss L. Roaden Jun 1961

An Analysis And Synthesis Of Theory Constructs In Educational Administration, Arliss L. Roaden

Doctoral Dissertations

(From the Introduction)

The foregoing was a brief review of accelerated interest and concern for intensive study in the field of educational administration, especially in the realm of administrative theory. The purpose of this study was to offer a logical explanation of the process of theory construction in educational administration so that wide differences of opinion regarding administrative theory may be reduced. These controversial issues tend to hamper united efforts for improvement of the profession.


The Relation Between Selected Women's Knowledge And Use Of Consumer Credit: A Basis For Adult Education Program Planning, Hazel Taylor Spitze Jun 1961

The Relation Between Selected Women's Knowledge And Use Of Consumer Credit: A Basis For Adult Education Program Planning, Hazel Taylor Spitze

Doctoral Dissertations

Statement of the Problem: In order to contribute to the needed knowledge in this area, this study was an investigation of: (1) knowledge, concerning consumer credit, possessed by a selected group of women, and (2) how their level of knowledge is related to (a) their attitudes concerning credit, (b) the extent to which they use credit, (c) the sources and used and corresponding interest rates paid, and (d) selected characteristics of the women.


Driver Education In Tennessee Public Schools: An Appraisal Of Administration, Instruction And Personnel, Earl W. Henry Jun 1961

Driver Education In Tennessee Public Schools: An Appraisal Of Administration, Instruction And Personnel, Earl W. Henry

Doctoral Dissertations

Since primitive travel caused few traffic problems, simple, unwritten rules of the road remained sufficient for many centuries. It is interesting to note, however, that in 396 B.C. the Romans felt compelled to write traffic laws for the city of Rome. One of these early ordinances written in 205 B.C. state that women were forbidden to drive vehicles within the city of Rome. During the rule of Julius Caesar congested traffic conditions necessitated a regulation that vehicles could not enter the city during business hours and in 50 B.C. a Roman law was passed against "trucking."

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A Biracial Study Of Entry Job Facts Found Among Selected Manufacturing And Research Industries Located In Metropolitan Knoxville, Tennessee, And Their Implications For Selected Secondary Schools And Colleges, Ralph H. Martin Mar 1961

A Biracial Study Of Entry Job Facts Found Among Selected Manufacturing And Research Industries Located In Metropolitan Knoxville, Tennessee, And Their Implications For Selected Secondary Schools And Colleges, Ralph H. Martin

Doctoral Dissertations

Technical and social improvements have created rapid and complex changes in our present social order. The progressive advancement from the machine to the atomic to the space age, along with social changes, has created new sectional, national and international behaviors among people. Community, national and international leaders have attempted and are presently concerned with efforts to identify and remedy many of these problems arising from the "Age of Science and Technology."