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The Role of Administrative Assistant in Higher Education as Perceived by College and University Presidents Throughout the United States

The Role of Administrative Assistant in Higher Education as Perceived by College and University Presidents Throughout the United States

Date: August 1969
Creator: Morris, Jim R.
Description: The problem of this study was the status of administrative assistants in higher education with special emphasis on (1) the role of the administrative assistant, (2) the internship aspects of the position, as perceived by college and university presidents throughout the United States, and (3) the professional qualifications held by persons filling positions as administrative assistants.
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A Survey of Custodial Service in Selected Schools of the Panhandle of Texas

A Survey of Custodial Service in Selected Schools of the Panhandle of Texas

Date: August 1940
Creator: Morris, John T.
Description: This thesis explored custodial services in public schools throughout the Texas Panhandle in order to compile averages and establish the need for improved working conditions and compensation.
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The Physical, Social and Scholastic Attainments of Forty-Two Athletes and Forty-Two Non-Athletes in the High School, Bonham, Texas

The Physical, Social and Scholastic Attainments of Forty-Two Athletes and Forty-Two Non-Athletes in the High School, Bonham, Texas

Date: 1948
Creator: Morris, L. B.
Description: The purpose of this study was to make a comparison of the mental, the physical, and the social attainments of forty-two athletes and forty-two non-athletes during a nine-months period in the Senior High School in Bonham, Texas.
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Appraisal of an Elementary School Club Program

Appraisal of an Elementary School Club Program

Date: 1941
Creator: Morris, Lurline
Description: The purpose of this study is to appraise the club program as carried out in South Waco, attempting to determine the value of the program in an elementary school.
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The History of the Mexican Contract Labor Program, 1942-1966

The History of the Mexican Contract Labor Program, 1942-1966

Date: January 1967
Creator: Morris, Marion Beth
Description: This thesis examines the history of the Mexican contract labor program from the World War II program in 1942 to the post-bracero era in 1964-66.
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A Proposed Reconstruction of the Elizabethan Globe Theater in Odessa, Texas

A Proposed Reconstruction of the Elizabethan Globe Theater in Odessa, Texas

Date: August 1950
Creator: Morris, Marjorie Rogers
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine as accurately as possible from an examination of contemporary records and from interpretations of scholars what the structure and conventions of the Globe Theater were in the hope that the projected reconstruction of the theater in Odessa may be as near the original as is possible and feasible.
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Interrelationships among Religious Orientation, Church Attendance, and Certain Personality Variables of Female Neuropsychiatric Patients

Interrelationships among Religious Orientation, Church Attendance, and Certain Personality Variables of Female Neuropsychiatric Patients

Date: June 1967
Creator: Morris, Marvin Leon
Description: This study investigates the interrelationships among religious orientation, church attendance, and certain personality variable of female neuropsychiatric patients.
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A comparison of written composition assessment using standard format versus alternate format among college-bound students with learning disabilities and/or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

A comparison of written composition assessment using standard format versus alternate format among college-bound students with learning disabilities and/or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

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Date: December 2006
Creator: Morris, Mary Ann
Description: The purpose of this study was to explore the efficacy of using a computer word processing program in the assessment of written expression with college-bound individuals who had been diagnosed with a learning disability (LD) and/or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Fifty-six (35 eleventh and 21 twelfth) graders, attending a private college-preparatory school for students with LD and/or ADHD, were administered the Spontaneous Writing composite of the Test of Written Expression - Third Edition (TOWL-3). The TOWL-3 has equivalent forms, Form A and Form B. One form was administered in accordance with the test manual, using paper and pencil (standard format). The other form (i.e., alternate format) was administered with word processing access. Paired samples tests (repeated measure) and bivariate correlation designs were computed to explore the relationships between measures. Results of the study revealed significant increases (p<.01) in the subtest and composite scores when participants were administered the test in the alternate format. Other components of the research study did not reveal strong meaningful relationships when cognitive ability, graphomotor speed, and keyboarding rate were compared with the standard and/or alternative formats of the writing composite. A high rate of comorbity was exhibited with the majority of participants (75%) having two or ...
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A Comparative Analysis of Selected Characteristics of Intellectually Superior Female Students who Persisted and Those who did not Persist in an Advanced Placement Program

A Comparative Analysis of Selected Characteristics of Intellectually Superior Female Students who Persisted and Those who did not Persist in an Advanced Placement Program

Date: May 1964
Creator: Morris, Ruby Pearl, 1918-
Description: This study was undertaken to make a comparative analysis of selected nonintellective characteristics of intellectually superior female students who persisted and those who did not persist in an Advanced Placement Program offering sequentially planned course offerings in mathematics and science. A second dimension of the study was an investigation of selected nonintellective traits to determine if the students' scores are elevated in the same direction as those of superior female adults who have been studied on essentially the same dimensions.
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Map-based cloning of the NIP gene in model legume Medicago truncatula.

Map-based cloning of the NIP gene in model legume Medicago truncatula.

Date: May 2007
Creator: Morris, Viktoriya
Description: Large amounts of industrial fertilizers are used to maximize crop yields. Unfortunately, they are not completely consumed by plants; consequently, this leads to soil pollution and negative effects on aquatic systems. An alternative to industrial fertilizers can be found in legume plants that provide a nitrogen source that is not harmful for the environment. Legume plants, through their symbiosis with soil bacteria called rhizobia, are able to reduce atmospheric nitrogen into ammonia, a biological nitrogen source. Establishment of the symbiosis requires communication on the molecular level between the two symbionts, which leads to changes on the cellular level and ultimately results in nitrogen-fixing nodule development. Inside the nodules hypoxic environment, the bacterial enzyme nitrogenase reduces atmospheric nitrogen to ammonia. Medicago truncatula is the model legume plant that is used to study symbiosis with mycorrhiza and with the bacteria Sinorhizobium meliloti. The focus of this work is the M. truncatula nodulation mutant nip (numerous infections and polyphenolics). The NIP gene plays a role in the formation and differentiation of nodules, and development of lateral roots. Studying this mutant will contribute knowledge to understanding the plant response to infection and how the invasion by rhizobia is regulated. Previous genetic mapping placed NIP ...
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