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 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
The Nature of Things

The Nature of Things

Date: August 2000
Creator: Byno, Ashley
Description: The Nature of Things is a collection of stories and a preface that examine character motivation. The author is concerned with unexpected reactions and surprising outcomes. The stories are independent of each other and involve a wide range of characters.
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Nature Symbolism in the Fiction of John Steinbeck

Nature Symbolism in the Fiction of John Steinbeck

Date: August 1971
Creator: Heitkamp, Jan
Description: This thesis is concerned with nature as a source for much of the symbolism and imagery in the novels and short stories of John Steinbeck. The symbolism is examined from the perspective of the philosophy governing Steinbeck's artistic use of nature: that life is a unity and that man is one with nature.
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The Nazi Blood Purge of 1934

The Nazi Blood Purge of 1934

Date: August 1972
Creator: Burkholder, Vaughn
Description: This thesis deals with the problem of determining the reasons behind the purge conducted by various high officials in the Nazi regime on June 30-July 2, 1934.
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NCAA division I athletes preferences for coaching behaviors.

NCAA division I athletes preferences for coaching behaviors.

Date: December 2003
Creator: Barnes, Kelly A.
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine whether coaching behavior preferences of NCAA Division I athletes differ as a function of gender and type of sport. The Coaching Behavior Questionnare (CBQ; Martin & Barnes, 1999) was administered to 195 NCAA Division I athletes. Gender and sport type were the independent variables and the participant's mean scores for the subscales on the CBQ were the dependent variables. Descriptive statistics revealed that, overall, NCAA Division I athletes prefer positive and instructional behaviors more than non-responses or negative behaviors. A 2 (gender) x 3 (type of sport) MANOVA and follow-up discriminant function analysis indicated that coaching behavior preferences differed as a function of gender and type of sport played. Thus, NCAA Division I coaches should consider both individual and situational characteristics when working with their athletes to achieve the desired outcome.
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Near-Rings

Near-Rings

Date: May 1972
Creator: Baker, Edmond L.
Description: The primary objective of this work is to discuss some of the elementary properties of near-rings as they are related to rings. This study is divided into three subdivisions: (1) Basic Properties and Concepts of Near-Rings; (2) The Ideal Structure of Near-Rings; and (3) Homomorphism and Isomorphism of Near-Rings.
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Necessity for and Trends Toward Foot Hygiene in the Elementary School.

Necessity for and Trends Toward Foot Hygiene in the Elementary School.

Date: August 1937
Creator: Trail, Madonna
Description: The purpose of this study is to improve helath service to children in general and a better program of foot hygiane in particular. The chief problem of corrective physical education is that of prevention by education.
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Neckbones and Sauerfowches: From Fractured Childhood in the Ghetto to Constantly Changing Womanhood in the World

Neckbones and Sauerfowches: From Fractured Childhood in the Ghetto to Constantly Changing Womanhood in the World

Date: May 2002
Creator: Smith, Starita
Description: A collection of five memoiristic essays arranged about themes of family, womanhood and the African-American community with a preface. Among the experiences the memoirs recount are childhood abandonment; verbal and emotional child abuse; mental illness; poverty; and social and personal change. Essays explore the lasting impact of abandonment by a father on a girl as she grows into a woman; the devastation of family turmoil and untreated mental illness; generational identity in the African-American community. One essay describes the transition from the identity-forming profession of journalism to academia. The last essay is about complicated and conflicting emotions toward patriotism and flag-waving on the part of a black woman who has lived through riots, little known police shootings of students on black campuses, and many other incidents that have divided Americans.
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Need and Proposed Course of Study in First-Aid Recommended for Texas Junior High Schools

Need and Proposed Course of Study in First-Aid Recommended for Texas Junior High Schools

Date: 1947
Creator: Davis, Wallace T.
Description: The purpose of this study is to show the need for placing the teaching of accident prevention and first-aid into the curricula of all public schools of the State of Texas on a compulsory basis and to prescribe definite criteria for the work.
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The Need for a Comprehensive Physical Education Program and Proposed Plan for Marietta, Oklahoma Public Schools

The Need for a Comprehensive Physical Education Program and Proposed Plan for Marietta, Oklahoma Public Schools

Date: 1950
Creator: Hopkins, John R.
Description: The purpose of this study is not only to show the need of a comprehensive physical education program but to submit a proposed plan to fulfill the need and correlating this plan of improvement with the traditional subject-matter type of school curriculum.
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Needed Improvements in the Office Management of the Goodyear Retail Stores

Needed Improvements in the Office Management of the Goodyear Retail Stores

Date: 1952
Creator: McDow, J. B.
Description: It is the purpose of this study to analyze certain basic problems of office operations and personnel administration in the Goodyear Retail Stores, and to make recommendations as to improvements most needed. Specifically, this study is undertaken with the intention of determining to what extent proper planning, more efficient operating procedures, and improved personnel relationships can aid in the success of office management in the Goodyear stores.
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