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 Department: Department of Home Economics
 Language: English
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
An Analysis of Grooming Problems of the High School Girl
The purpose of this study is to analyze the grooming problems of high school girls in Oakwood High School, and to compare the grooming problems of girls who have had a clothing course in Home Economics to those who have not. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70253/
An Anthropometrical Study in the Nutrition of Children, Using the Wetzel Grid
In this study, an appraisal of the nutritional status of eighty-eight school children has been made, using the Wetzel Index with the Baldwin-Wood Index and the Pryor Index for the determinations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75397/
The Ascorbic Acid Content of Orange Marmalade Made With and Without Commercial Pectin
The purpose of the present study is to determine the ascorbic acid values of orange marmalades made with and without commercial pectin; and to compare these values with those obtained by testing random samples of home and commercial prepared orange marmalades. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75473/
The Ascorbic Acid Content of School Lunches Served at the North Texas State Teachers College Demonstration School During March and April, 1944
The purposes of the present study are to determine the ascorbic acid values of foods served in the lunch room of North Texas State Teachers College Demonstration School at the time food preparation is completed, at the beginning of the serving period, and at the end of the serving period; to ascertain the loss of ascorbic acid during these intervals; and to determine the quantity of ascorbic acid present in the size portions served primary, elementary, and high school students. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75369/
Background Variables Affecting the Clothing Interests of High School Girls in Metropolitan Groups
Using the data collected in the CYS (5), it is the purpose of the present study to show the relationships of certain background variables to the clothing interests of high school girls in metropolitan groups. Specifically, it proposes to answer the question, does the student's age, the number of siblings, the father's education, or the father's occupation influence these interests? digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107997/
Biological Assay of Vitamin A of Certain Texas Foods
The purpose of the present study was to compare the amounts of vitamin A in sweet potato flour with that of carrot flour and dehydrated carrots by using the biological assay method. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75349/
A Check List for the Selection of Homemaking Films from Film Description Catalogs
The purpose of this study is to further the effective utilization of films by developing an instrument for their selection from descriptions in catalogs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75681/
A Comparative Nutritive Study of the Growth-Promoting Factors of Four Varieties of Cowpeas
The purpose of the present study is to compare the growth-promoting properties of four varieties of the green cowpea: the blackeye, the red and white crowder, the brown crowder and the cream cowpea. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75449/
Dark Adaptation of Second and Third Grade Children
The purpose of the study is to determine the dark adaptation of second grade children in Denton, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53316/
Dark Adaptation Studies with Adults and Children, Using the Biophotometer
The present study is a part of a long-time cooperative study of the Home Economics Department of the North Texas State Teachers College, begun in 1940. The purpose is to compare the dark adaptations of second and third-grade children made in 1940 with those made of the same children in 1941 and in 1942. Also included in this study is the comparison of a group of freshmen college men made in 1940 with a group of twenty-five men made in 1942. An attempt is also made to determine whether an individual has higher dark adaptation on sunshiny days than on cloudy days. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70333/
The Determination of the Vitamin A Content of the Dehydrated Sweet Potato Made from Stored Sweet Potatoes
The purpose of this present study is to determine the amount of vitamin A in the dehydrated sweet potato made from the yellow Puerto Rico variety grown in Texas by using a reference oil. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70297/
Diet in Relation to Health and Some Common Diseases
The purpose of this study is to present a concise and practical method of applying diet management in health and in some common diseases. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53377/
The Dietary Habits of Fifty-Nine North Texas State Teachers College Students Doing Light Housekeeping
The purpose of this study is an attempt to determine the food habits of a group of light housekeeping students enrolled in the North Texas State Teachers College in the spring of 1939, using the inventory method. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75490/
The Disappearance of Crude Fiber and Lignin from the Digestive Tracts of Young College Women
The purpose of this study is to investigate the disappearance of crude fiber and lignin from the digestive tracts of healthy young college women consuming a self-selected diet. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96898/
The Effect of Certain Poster Presentations on the Food Acceptance of Elementary School Children
The purpose of this study is two-fold: 1. to determine whether or not certain poster presentations affect the food acceptance of elementary school children, and 2. to determine which method of presenting a poster had the most affect upon the child's food acceptance. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75712/
The Effect of Cooking on the Vitamin A Value of Two Dehydrated Sweet Potato Products
The purpose of the present study is to determine the effect of cooking on the vitamin A value of "Vita-Yam" candy and cookies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75488/
The Effect of Salad Dressings Upon the Ascorbic Acid Content of Raw Shredded Cabbage
The purpose of the present study is to determine the ascorbic acid content of raw cabbage salads as influenced by the method of shredding and by the kind of salad dressing used. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75375/
The Effect of Storage on the Ascorbic Acid Content of Four Varieties of Canned Fruit Juice
The purposes of this study are (1) to determine the ascorbic acid content of a variety of fruit juices available in Denton, Texas, during March to July, 1943; (2) to ascertain the loss of ascorbic acid when canned grapefruit, orange, pineapple, and apple juices are opened and stored in the home refrigerator for several days' use; and (3) by means of data obtained, to make recommendations as to the most advantageous ways of using one's "points" in purchasing canned fruit juices for their ascorbic acid value. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75361/
Effectiveness of a Film Unit in Improving the Food Acceptance of Elementary School Children
Planned on the realization that teen-agers have a strong influence on younger children, this experiment proposes to use high school girls to assist with a foods unit developed by the use of films and designed to improve food acceptance and reduce plate waste in some of the elementary grades. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83653/
Effectiveness of the Problem-Solving Method in Developing Thinking Ability in Homemaking Students
This study attempts to compare the thinking abilities of homemaking girls with the thinking abilities of girls not taking homemaking. By emphasizing the problem-solving method in the teaching of an experimental unit, it proposes to determine whether homemaking students show greater gains in thinking ability at the end of the school year than non-homemaking students. The investigator proposes to find out if the student taught by techniques of problem-solving forms thinking habits superior to habits formed by those students who have not been taught by this method as extensively as homemaking students. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96982/
Effects of a Split Semester on Personal and Social Adjustment of Adolescents
The purpose of this study is to measure and compare the degree of personal and social adjustment which high school girls exhibited during a "split semester" and a "continuous semester." digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108091/
Evaluation of a Twelve Months Homemaking Program
It is the purpose of this study to evaluate certain aspects of growth in the pupils of Wylie High School who participated in the twelve months homemaking program during the period of time extending from September 1, 1948, until September 1, 1949. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83650/
An Evaluation of Student Growth When the Goal-Seeking Method is Employed in Teaching a Foods Unit
The purpose of this study is to analyze the extent of certain aspects of growth in foods units in homemaking classes through several evaluative methods, such as: pre-tests and tests, anecdotal records, self-evaluations of students, and student and teacher planned devices. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75706/
An Evaluation of the Effect of Participation in Certain Lunchroom Activities upon the Acceptance of Food by Elementary School Children
It is the purpose of this study to determine how the pupils' participation in certain lunchroom activities for a two-weeks period affected their acceptance of foods. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83598/
Fasting Hour Excretion Test for Riboflavin Using College Women as Subjects
The purpose of this study was to determine reserves of riboflavin in urine of college women. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75391/
The "Fasting Hour" Test for Thiamine Using College Women for Subjects
The purpose of this study is to determine the thiamine values of college women using Najjar and Holt's "fasting hour test." digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70365/
Further Studies on the Dark Adaptation of Elementary School Children
The present study is part of a long time cooperative study of the Education and Home Economics Departments of North Texas State Teachers College begun in 1940. The purpose is to compare the dark adaptations of second and third grade children made in 1940 with those made in 1941, and to determine also the dark adaptation of a group of fifth and sixth grade children receiving vitamin A concentrate. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70304/
Home Mechanics in Industrial Arts for High School Girls
The purpose of this study is to ascertain the extent to which industrial arts is offering home mechanics to girls and there by determine the extent of coordination of this phase of industrial arts for girls with home economics. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29870/
The Influence of the Concerns of Metropolitan Negro High School Girls on their Curriculum Interest in Money Management
The purpose of the present study is to determine whether or not the metropolitan Negro girl's concerns and attitudes are factors in her interest in curriculum items of money management. The concerns and attitudes include authoritarian discipline, family tensions, resentment to family life style, financial troubles, family problems, self inadequacy, personal adjustment, and resentment to dependency. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108005/
Losses of Vitamin C Content During the Cooking of Summer Squash
The general food supply is usually the source of vitamin C for many people, and since squash is a common food in the popular diets of Texans and is so generally grown over the state, this study has a two-fold purpose: (1) to ascertain the amount of vitamin C in the two varieties of squash most commonly used as food in Texas, and (2) to determine the effect of various methods of cooking upon the vitamin C content of these two varieties of squash. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75346/
A Plate Waste Study Made in a Small Type "A" Lunchroom
The purpose of this study is to determine the plate waste from the type "A" lunch served to the children in the Collinsville School Lunchroom during the school year of 1947-1948. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75680/
A Rat-Growth Study of Typical Low-Cost Texas Diets
The purpose of this study is to determine the individual and accumulative effect of yello and whit dent corn, cowpeas (black-eyes), fortified oleomargarine, salt port, molasses, peanuts, cabbage, irradiated evaporated milk, tomatoes, and sweet potatoes upon the nutritional value of the resulting diets. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75357/
Relative Effectiveness of Two Methods of Teaching Personal Development to Homemaking Girls
The question as to whether to teach personality development as a separate unit or to include it as an integral part of the total homemaking program became a problem which required careful investigation. It became the purpose of this study, therefore, to determine whether more measurable growth in personality is achieved by teaching a special unit in personality than by including such subject matter as an integral part of the homemaking program. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130210/
Riboflavin Metabolism of College Women on Self-Selected Diets
The purpose of this study was to determine the riboflavin intake in food and the excretion in the urine and feces of young college women living in the home management house and eating a self selected diet from a common food supply. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83411/
Some Factors Affecting the Selection of the Plate Lunch
The purpose of the present study is to investigate the factors affecting the sale of the plate lunch in six of the one hundred twenty-nine Dallas Public School lunchrooms, two each of predominantly Mexican, white and Negro enrollment, when the time is extended to include the entire school year of one hundred eighty school days. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108056/
A Study of Colorfastness to Laundering of Certain Percales Bearing Two Different Labels
The present study is to compare the fading properties due to home laundering methods of certain percales bearing printed labels, "Guaranteed Fast Color," with samples representing similar colors labeled, "Fast to Washing." digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75483/
A Study of Dark Adaption of Freshman High School Girls and Boys
The children in this study were tested in their normal environment and without any effort to change this environment. It was felt that only through such an experiment could any evidence be gained regarding the influence of climatic conditions on the dark adaption of adolescents. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75345/
A Study of Frozen, Fresh, and Canned Vegetables
The purpose of this study was to determine the practicality of quick-frozen, fresh and canned vegetables in quantity feeding operations of a college residence hall cafeteria. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83402/
A Study of Housing Conditions of 108 Farm Families in the Wellman Consolidated Independent School District of Wellman, Texas
The purpose of this study was to obtain a better understanding of housing conditions of the 108 occupied rural homes in the school district known as Wellman Consolidated Independent School District, which is located in Terry County in West Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70323/
A Study of the Effect of Feeding High Vitamin A Foods Upon the Dark Adaptation of College Girls
It is the purpose of the study to determine if the addition of Vita Yam as a source of vitamin A to the daily diet improves the dark adaptation of college-age students. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53344/
A Study of the Foods Served and Purchased in a Fort Worth School Cafeteria Duing the Year 1943-1944
The purpose of this study is to show what foods were made available to the children in the year 1943-1944; what foods the children chose from the available foods; what nutritive value the chosen foods possessed; and what the chosen lunches cost the children. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75366/
A Study of the Growth-Promoting Qualities of the Peanut Protein
This study is a comparison of the growth of albino rats fed on a diet containing beef protein with the growth of albino rats fed on a diet containing peanuts as the source of protein. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53336/
A Study of the Influence of Sociological Variables on Personal, Family, and Community Relationships Curriculum Interests of High School Negro Girls in Medium Communities
It is the purpose of this study to investigate the influence of age, siblings, family structure, religious beliefs, mother's occupation, father's occupation, homemaking courses taken, status of parents, number of rooms in home, and students' work hours after school on the Negro girl's interest in curriculum items on personal, family and community relationships. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108007/
A Study of the Interest of Junior and Senior High School Girls in the Various Home Activities Performed by Them
The study herein described was made of the seventy-nine girls in the junior and senior high school (grades 8, 9, 10, 11, 12) of the Public School of Cranfills Gap, Texas. The study was made with the purpose of finding the interests of this group of girls in the activities required of them in their homes, so that the writer might use the information gained in building a more successfully functioning program of homemaking in the Cranfills Gap Public School. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53333/
A Study of the Requirements for Household Employment in Waelder, Texas
The study herein described was made in twenty-four white homes in Waelder, Texas, in which there were household employees. The study was made for the purpose of finding the requirements for household employment in Waelder, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75472/
A Study of the Use of the Playback in Consumer Education
The purpose of this study is to consider the playback as a consumer educational material, and to test its usefulness in transmitting and securing acceptance of consumer information when presented to selected groups of individuals. Another purpose of the study is to make a contribution to the sum total of results obtained by the Institute for Consumer Education in its experimentation with the playback. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75586/
A Study of the W P A Lunches Served in a Rural Consolidated School During the Year 1941-42
The purpose of this study is to follow the W P A lunch program in the Williams High School District of Brown County, Texas during the school year 1941-1942, and the effect of this program upon the height, weight, attendance and grades of the children participating. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53388/
A Three Months' Study of the Dark Adaptation of a Texas Family During Activity
Recent studies have offered an abundance of evidence which indicates that night blindness is caused by vitamin A deficiency. Both adults and children have been used to investigate the relationship between vitamin A deficiency and night blindness. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75335/
Total Nicotinic Acid Metabolism of Young College Women on Self-Selected Diets
The purpose of this study is to determine the nicotinic acid values of the food consumed and the urinary and fecal excretions of young college women on self-selected diets. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107823/
The Use of the Bio-Photometer in Determining the Dark Adaptation of Pre-School Age Children
Because of the paucity of evidence with regard to dark adaptation and the vitamin A status of pre-school children, this study is made. The purpose, therefore, is to add to the available data on this subject through an investigation of the bio-photometer as a means of detecting vitamin A deficiency in pre-school children. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75347/
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