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Evaluation of Adjustment Criteria in Institutions for the Aged

Evaluation of Adjustment Criteria in Institutions for the Aged

Date: August 1964
Creator: Wolford, Lenore L.
Description: This thesis focuses on the question of how the elderly adjust to changed living conditions. This question is vitally important, not only to the older person but also to their relatives.
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Evaluation of Adsorption and Microcoulometric Methods for Determination of Halogenated Organic Compounds in Water

Evaluation of Adsorption and Microcoulometric Methods for Determination of Halogenated Organic Compounds in Water

Date: May 1980
Creator: Kinstley, Warren O.
Description: None
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Evaluation of an Activity Program

Evaluation of an Activity Program

Date: 1941
Creator: McClendon, Carl K.
Description: The problem of this study was to determine the extent to which the results of the use of the "Evaluative Criteria" set up by the Southern Association of Secondary Schools agree with the evaluative criteria drawn from standard objectives in an activity program of the Era High School.
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An Evaluation of an Adequate Finance System for Extracurricular Activities

An Evaluation of an Adequate Finance System for Extracurricular Activities

Date: 1941
Creator: Alvis, James C.
Description: It is the purpose of this study to discover and report educationally sound practices of activity financing and administration, with special emphasis placed on accounting. This investigation will attempt to disclose present-day common practices in financing the activities and accounting in regard to activity finances, and where advisable to make recommendations to secure more adequate procedures.
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Evaluation of an Ergonomic Intervention Program for the Prevention of Cumulative Trauma Disorders in Industry

Evaluation of an Ergonomic Intervention Program for the Prevention of Cumulative Trauma Disorders in Industry

Date: August 1989
Creator: Villaneuva, Raul
Description: None
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An Evaluation of an Evolving Curriculum in the Dallas Elementary Schools

An Evaluation of an Evolving Curriculum in the Dallas Elementary Schools

Date: 1950
Creator: George, Cora Lee
Description: The problem of this study is a critical evaluation of some of the objectives and practices in the development of an evolving curriculum in the Dallas Elementary Schools. The criteria are based on the implications found in the study of the ideals of a democracy and the psychology of human growth and learning.
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An Evaluation of an Individualized Biology Program

An Evaluation of an Individualized Biology Program

Date: August 1982
Creator: Hoskins, Winston
Description: None
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An Evaluation of an Integrated Didactic and Experimental Training Approach for the Interpersonal Skills of Sheltered Workshop Supervisors

An Evaluation of an Integrated Didactic and Experimental Training Approach for the Interpersonal Skills of Sheltered Workshop Supervisors

Date: December 1970
Creator: Kelley, Nelson Lane, 1937-
Description: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of a three-day session using an integrated didactic and experiential approach for training in interpersonal skills for sheltered workshop supervisors.
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An Evaluation of an Intensive Toilet Training Model

An Evaluation of an Intensive Toilet Training Model

Date: August 2015
Creator: Doan, Dai
Description: The current evaluation assessed the effectiveness of an intensive toilet training procedure for three young boys with autism. The evaluation extended the work of LeBlanc et al. (2005) by assessing parents’ preference to include the usage of urine alarm and positive practice. In addition, we collected descriptor data on challenging behaviors. All three parent participants’ elected not to use the urine alarm and one parent elected to discontinue the implementation of positive practice techniques. Researchers chose a nonconcurrent multiple baseline across participants design to evaluate the effects of the intervention. All three child participants’ increased successful self-initiations for the toilet and decreased accidents across home and clinic settings. Findings suggest that clinicians should partner with parents to develop individualized toileting interventions that are acceptable and effective.
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An Evaluation of an Organizational Plan for the Intermediate School of Edinburg, Texas

An Evaluation of an Organizational Plan for the Intermediate School of Edinburg, Texas

Date: 1942
Creator: Newsom, Herman A.
Description: The problem of this thesis is to determine what implications a democratic society and the biological explanation of growth and learning make to an educational program and to measure the program planned for the Intermediate School of Edinburg, Texas, by these implications.
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An Evaluation of Audio-Visual Instruction in Low-First Grade Reading

An Evaluation of Audio-Visual Instruction in Low-First Grade Reading

Date: 1947
Creator: Keith, Flora Fay
Description: The problem of this investigation was two fold: first, to obtain information on available auditory and visual aids adaptable to teaching reading on the low-first-grade level; and second, to determine the progress in general reading efficiency of three groups of beginning readers who were taught by three different methods.
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An Evaluation of Backpropagation Neural Network Modeling as an Alternative Methodology for Criterion Validation of Employee Selection Testing

An Evaluation of Backpropagation Neural Network Modeling as an Alternative Methodology for Criterion Validation of Employee Selection Testing

Date: August 1995
Creator: Scarborough, David J. (David James)
Description: Employee selection research identifies and makes use of associations between individual differences, such as those measured by psychological testing, and individual differences in job performance. Artificial neural networks are computer simulations of biological nerve systems that can be used to model unspecified relationships between sets of numbers. Thirty-five neural networks were trained to estimate normalized annual revenue produced by telephone sales agents based on personality and biographic predictors using concurrent validation data (N=1085). Accuracy of the neural estimates was compared to OLS regression and a proprietary nonlinear model used by the participating company to select agents.
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An Evaluation of Children's Choices According to Standards of Art in Useful Objects Displayed in Dallas Public Schools

An Evaluation of Children's Choices According to Standards of Art in Useful Objects Displayed in Dallas Public Schools

Date: 1948
Creator: Shearer, Persis
Description: How much art is projected into the home and community as a result of art experiences in the school is difficult to determine without some criterion as a standard for judgement. Based upon this premise, the author attempted, with the cooperation of the art committee of the Dallas Junior League, to test the aesthetic judgement of selected groups of children in the Dallas Public Schools by evaluating their reactions to an exhibition of common household articles currently available on the Dallas market.
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Evaluation of City of Denton Sub-Watershed by Benthic Macroinvertebrate Field Experimental Approach

Evaluation of City of Denton Sub-Watershed by Benthic Macroinvertebrate Field Experimental Approach

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Date: August 2006
Creator: Mahato, Mahendra
Description: In this study, two different field experiments were designed to assess the relative influence of urbanization on benthic communities. During spring and summer, four urban and one reference sites from Denton County, Texas were selected for benthic macroinvertebrate evaluation. Statistically significant differences in colonized benthic macroinvertebrate taxa on artificial substrates were observed among the four urban sites and the reference site. Oligochaetes and chironomids were the dominant taxa at all sites. Identification of chironomid larvae at the subfamily and genus level to detect differences between sites had higher statistical power than the evaluation based on total chironomids. At the reference site, Caenis, Cladotanytarsus, Orthocladius, and Ceratopogonidae were the dominant taxa, while the urban sites were dominated by Dero, Physella, Ancylidae, Chironomus, Dicrotendipes, Glyptotendipes, Polypedilum, Pseudochironomus, Stenochironomus, and Tanytarsus. These differences may have been dependent upon differences in hydrologic regime and water quality between sites. Significant differences (ANOVA, p < 0.01) in water quality parameters (alkalinity, hardness, nitrates, phosphates, chlorides, sulfates, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and triazine) were found among water samples collected from the reference and urban sites. During the transfer period, most of the Ephemeroptera and Trichoptera taxa and a few other taxa disappeared from artificial substrates that were colonized ...
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An Evaluation of Closed-Circuit Television Observation for Students Taking Certain Courses in Elementary Education

An Evaluation of Closed-Circuit Television Observation for Students Taking Certain Courses in Elementary Education

Date: August 1962
Creator: DeViney, Robert Dawson, 1915-
Description: The problem of this study was to determine if significant differences in scores attained by students on academic achievement, problem-solving, and attitudes were associated with closed-circuit television observations. More specifically, the problem was resolved into seeking solutions to the following! 1. Will college students' academic achievement be extended through television observations of children in classroom situations? 2. Will college students' ability to solve problems be improved through television observations? 3. Will college students' attitudes toward teacher-pupil relationships be affected through television observations?
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An Evaluation of Comparative Piano Technique Since 1902

An Evaluation of Comparative Piano Technique Since 1902

Date: August 1941
Creator: Cobb, Nettie Alice
Description: There are no figures available, but if a survey were made, possibly more people would be found engaged in the study and teaching of piano than any other musical instrument. It is much to be desired for both teachers and students to have an intimate acquaintance with the principles underlying the structure of modern piano technique. The situation as it generally exists contrasts sharply with the ideal situation. The ignorance of this important phase of piano study causes an enormous annual waste of time and money on the part of students. With an adequate technical knowledge, teachers, instead of allowing their pupils to practice blindly and mechanically, would be able to explain the reason for each movement they ask them to perform. Many failures in both classes occur because of the lack of understanding of what piano playing requires.
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An Evaluation of Courses of Study for Teaching the Social Studies in the Primary Grades

An Evaluation of Courses of Study for Teaching the Social Studies in the Primary Grades

Date: 1951
Creator: Alford, Katherine Elizabeth Bower
Description: The purpose of this study was twofold: (1) to read and analyze professional literature to determine criteria for an adequate social-studies program in an elementary grade, and (2) to evaluate a selected number of courses of study of large-city school systems and state departments of education to determine the extent to which they meet criteria.
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Evaluation of Diet, Water, and Culture Size for Ceriodaphnia Dubia Laboratory Culturing

Evaluation of Diet, Water, and Culture Size for Ceriodaphnia Dubia Laboratory Culturing

Date: December 1992
Creator: Allen, Jerry D.
Description: None
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An Evaluation of Distributive Education in Texas

An Evaluation of Distributive Education in Texas

Date: 1941
Creator: Sanford, Charles
Description: This study was made in an effort to evaluate the need in Texas for Distributive Education--a vocational education for workers in distributive occupations. By the term, distributive occupation, is meant an occupation in which workers are employed in the commercial exchanges necessary for making available to consumers the goods and services produced by others.
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Evaluation of dynamic and static electrical characteristics for the DY8 and YI8 process gallium diodes in comparison to the DI8 process boron diodes.

Evaluation of dynamic and static electrical characteristics for the DY8 and YI8 process gallium diodes in comparison to the DI8 process boron diodes.

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Date: December 2006
Creator: Dhoopati, Swathi
Description: A rectifier is an electrical device, comprising one or more semiconductor devices arranged for converting alternating current to direct current by blocking the negative or positive portion of the waveform. The purpose of this study would be to evaluate dynamic and static electrical characteristics of rectifier chips fabricated with (a) DY8 process and (b) YI8 process and compare them with the existing DI8 process rectifiers. These new rectifiers were tested to compare their performance to meet or exceed requirements of lower forward voltages, leakage currents, reverse recovery time, and greater sustainability at higher temperatures compared to diodes manufactured using boron as base (DI8 process diodes) for similar input variables.
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An Evaluation of Educational Guidance as Practiced in Texas Secondary Schools Administered by North Texas Teachers College Graduate Students

An Evaluation of Educational Guidance as Practiced in Texas Secondary Schools Administered by North Texas Teachers College Graduate Students

Date: August 1938
Creator: Boyd, Roy
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine,in a group of Texas secondary schools, the practices employed in educational guidance, and to compare these practices with those obtained in representative secondary schools of the United States.
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An Evaluation of Educational Motion Picture Films Available in the Fort Worth Public Schools Film Library for Elementary Grades

An Evaluation of Educational Motion Picture Films Available in the Fort Worth Public Schools Film Library for Elementary Grades

Date: 1942
Creator: Strain, Seth Vinson
Description: The following study was undertaken as an investigation in the field of visual education for those teachers who may be interested in applying this form of visual aids to instruction.
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An Evaluation of Eight Class B School Transportation Systems of Wise County, Texas

An Evaluation of Eight Class B School Transportation Systems of Wise County, Texas

Date: 1948
Creator: Braboy, John Robert
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the efficiency of the transportation systems of eight Class B schools of Wise County, Texas.
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Evaluation of Ethanol’s Effects on the Biophysical Characteristics of Licking

Evaluation of Ethanol’s Effects on the Biophysical Characteristics of Licking

Date: December 2014
Creator: Stewart, Daryl Ellen
Description: Alcohol use disorders are a public health issue related to adverse effects for individuals and society. A low level of response, or decreased sensitivity, to alcohol has been identified as a heritable risk factor for development of alcohol use disorders. One method for researching level of response to alcohol is through the use of rodent models, which are developed to mimic human conditions while eliminating barriers to conducting research with people. Current rodent models used to evaluate effects of ethanol on motor performance have been criticized for not being well matched to human tasks that measure level of change in body sway after alcohol consumption. This study looks at oromotor behavior as a potential alternative to gross motor performance in hopes of increasing correspondence between human and rodent measures of intoxication. To evaluate rodent oromotor performance a force transducer lickometer is used to measure several dimensions of licking behavior after administration of different concentrations of ethanol solution via gavage. Results show that force of licking is not sensitive to dose of ethanol. The total number of licks per session show dose related decreases and licking rhythm, evaluated by the length and distribution of interlick intervals, either increased or decreased for ...
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