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 Department: Department of Education and Psychology
 Decade: 1960-1969
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
Changes in Morale in a Southern Baptist Sunday School Faculty

Changes in Morale in a Southern Baptist Sunday School Faculty

Date: May 1969
Creator: Campbell, Montie A.
Description: The attitude of the church school teacher must be improved, and this is the primary purpose of this paper. An attempt was made to study scientifically teacher attitudes as measured by an adaptation of the Purdue Teacher Opinionaire administered to a systematically observed sample chosen from three church school faculties in the three Southern Baptist Churches in Denton, Texas.
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A Comparative Analysis of Selected Characteristics of Foster Grandparents Assigned to Criterion Groups on the Bases of Tenure and Supervisor Evaluations

A Comparative Analysis of Selected Characteristics of Foster Grandparents Assigned to Criterion Groups on the Bases of Tenure and Supervisor Evaluations

Date: August 1967
Creator: Helton, George B.
Description: This study was concerned with determining whether those foster grandparents employed at Denton State School and seen as more or less successful in job performance could be differentiated on the basis of selected psychological and sociological characteristics. In summary, it may be said that the study was exploratory in terms of the population involved but borrowed its methods and variables for investigation from studies of similar purpose of groups participating in "helping relationships."
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Development of a Behavioral Rating Scale for Profoundly Retarded Children

Development of a Behavioral Rating Scale for Profoundly Retarded Children

Date: August 1968
Creator: Rhoads, Paul A.
Description: The purpose of this study was first to determine what criteria could be used on a behavioral scale to evaluate the profoundly retarded, and then to acquire some data bearing on the reliability and validity of a scale based on such criteria.
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The Differences between More Creative and Less Creative Art Majors on Certain Personality Variables

The Differences between More Creative and Less Creative Art Majors on Certain Personality Variables

Date: August 1966
Creator: Morrow, Henry W.
Description: This study was conducted to investigate the possibility that highly creative art majors possess certain unique personality characteristics that are common only to individuals who are highly creative.
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Ethnophenomenological Influence and Levels of Psychological Differentiation

Ethnophenomenological Influence and Levels of Psychological Differentiation

Date: August 1967
Creator: Litman, Gloria R.
Description: The purpose of this study was to investigate the relative levels of psychological differentiation in Jewish and Protestant children.
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Personality and Decision Behavior

Personality and Decision Behavior

Date: August 1969
Creator: Scarborough, Jerry Paul
Description: The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between personality and certain characteristics of decision-making behavior in a modified two-choice probability learning situation. More specifically, this study addresses itself to the following questions: (1) Can personality correlates of the decision-making process be demonstrated? (2) Are personality factors related to individual differences in maximizing tendency, risk-taking, and decisiveness? (3) If such relationships, exist, who do they fit into the framework of existing decision-making theory?
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The Relationship between Several Personality Variables and a Proposed Trait Model

The Relationship between Several Personality Variables and a Proposed Trait Model

Date: January 1968
Creator: Butler, Robert T.
Description: This thesis proposes three hypotheses: first, that persons with a high generalized expectancy for internal control of reinforcement will react to many of life's situations in a problem-solving or need-persistent way; second, that those persons high in the belief of external control will be more extra-punitive in their reactions to frustrating situations; third, that persons with a high belief in internal control of reinforcement are more ready to learn in chance situations.
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Some Comparisons Among Self-acceptance, Authoritarianism, and Defensiveness in Negro and White College Students

Some Comparisons Among Self-acceptance, Authoritarianism, and Defensiveness in Negro and White College Students

Date: August 1967
Creator: Hands, Sandra L.
Description: It was the purpose of this study to investigate the relationship among three personality variables--self-acceptance, authoritarianism, and defensiveness; and, further, to determine what, if any, differences exist between Negro and white college students on these variables.
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