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 Decade: 1970-1979
 Year: 1976
The Administration of Don Heath Morris at Abilene Christian College

The Administration of Don Heath Morris at Abilene Christian College

Date: August 1976
Creator: Cosgrove, Owen
Description: None
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Admission, Curricula, and Degree Requirements for the Art Education Doctoral Degree, 1974-1975

Admission, Curricula, and Degree Requirements for the Art Education Doctoral Degree, 1974-1975

Date: August 1976
Creator: Hicks, Margaret Katharine
Description: None
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Affecting Children's Value Claims by Using High-Level Questioning Focused on Selected Poetry

Affecting Children's Value Claims by Using High-Level Questioning Focused on Selected Poetry

Date: August 1976
Creator: Sheppard, Ronnie L.
Description: None
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American Courts and Privacy of the Body

American Courts and Privacy of the Body

Date: August 1976
Creator: Bason, Jim
Description: The right to be let alone has been developing throughout history to offset the seemingly relentless encroachments by government in efforts to regulate "morality," and by governmental and/or business uses of technological advancements to control the individuals privacy. Thus, the espoused constitutional right of privacy has come to be the way for individuals (and groups) to stave off society's attempts to control or divert the individual from his right to be let alone. This work examines both state and federal court cases in an attempt to show that privacy has come to be a basic, constitutional right to be used against society's intrusions in areas of personal and sexual privacy.
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The American Southern Demogogue and His Effect on Personal Associates

The American Southern Demogogue and His Effect on Personal Associates

Date: May 1976
Creator: Allen, Charline
Description: The nature of the American Southern demagogue, best exemplified by Huey Pierce Long, is examined. Four novels which are based on Long's life: Sun in Capricorn by Hamilton Basso, Number One by John Dos Passos, A Lion Is in the Streets by Adria Locke Langley and All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren, are used to exemplify literary representations of Long. First the individual personalities of the four demagogue characters are described. Next, the relationships of female associates to the demagogues are examined, then the relationships of male associates to them. The first conclusion is that virtually all associates of a demagogue, whether male or female, are in some manner affected by him. A second conclusion is that All the King's Men provides the best study of a Long-like character; its hero, Willie Stark, may consequently live longer in history than the real Huey Pierce Long.
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Analysis and Comparison of a Developmental Task Scale on Differing Adolescent Populations

Analysis and Comparison of a Developmental Task Scale on Differing Adolescent Populations

Date: August 1976
Creator: Barton, John W.
Description: The following research questions were investigated: (a) Can the age-mates scales from the Dales developmental task scales be used with southwestern-urban adolescent populations? (b) Are there any systematic differences between northeastern-nonurban and southwestern-urban subject populations on the response to these scales? The subjects consisted of 884 adolescents, 11 through 15 years, evenly divided by sex. Subject responses were analyzed by sex and age groups using Guttman scalogram analysis. Goodman's test of significance revealed that the results could have occurred by chance (p > .05). The instrument in its present form was not found useful'-for an urban population. Lack of reproducibility made comparison of the performance of urban and nonurban adolescents unjustified.
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An Analysis of Conflicts in Mrs. Gaskell's "North and South"

An Analysis of Conflicts in Mrs. Gaskell's "North and South"

Date: May 1976
Creator: Brown, Kathleen B.
Description: Both contemporary and modern critics recognize the industrial, regional, and personal conflicts in North and South. There are, however, other conflicts which Mrs. Gaskell treats and resolves. This study emphasizes inner struggles resulting from repressive Victorian sexual mores. An examination of conflicts at a deeper -level than has previously been attempted clarifies motivations of individual characters, reveals a conscious and unconscious pattern within the novel and gives a fuller appreciation of Mrs. Gaskell's psychological insight. Included for discussion are examples of the Victorian feminine stereotype and the use of religion as sexual sublimation. A major portion of the paper concerns the growth of the heroine, Margaret Hale, from repressed sexuality to an acceptance of womanhood in Victorian society.
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An Analysis of Four Seattle Repertory Theatre Seasons: 1970-1974

An Analysis of Four Seattle Repertory Theatre Seasons: 1970-1974

Date: May 1976
Creator: Bass, Penny
Description: The Seattle Repertory Theatre is one of the most successful regional theatre companies in the country. This study attempts to determine the components-of its success. It concludes that the unique community acceptance and support of the Seattle Repertory Theatre is due primarily to the innovations of its Artistic Director, W. Duncan Ross, including a departure from the "permanent company" repertory theatre concept to a more flexible "nucleus company" supported by special guest artists, a shift in play selection emphasis from traditional dramatic plays to more contemporary and comedic works, and shortened .duration for each play from four to three weeks. Also examined are the growth of American Theatre, Ross's community involvement, guest directors, critical acceptance, and audience attendance.
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An Analysis of Growth in Karel Husa's Music for Prague, 1968

An Analysis of Growth in Karel Husa's Music for Prague, 1968

Date: May 1976
Creator: Davidson, Richard C.
Description: The problem is to relate four parameters, thematic development, chord tension, tonality, and rhythm to musical Growth in Karel Husa's Music for Prague 1968. The analytical technique consists of determining a typology and relating that to Growth and is applied in small dimensions to the "Introduction" and in large dimensions to the whole composition. Movement in the composition is goal oriented, and each parameter contributes in different ways, one providing contrast, another continuity, and another variety. Shapes are delineated by cadences characterized by a decrease followed by an increase in Movement. Growth is characterized by Shapes in which Movement starts at a low level, moves to a climax three quarters through, and relaxes for the end of the Shape.
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An Analysis of Magazine News and Editorial Coverage of the 1973 Chilean Military Coup

An Analysis of Magazine News and Editorial Coverage of the 1973 Chilean Military Coup

Date: August 1976
Creator: Hunnicutt, Robert W.
Description: The study focused on the positive or negative direction shown in 57 articles from ten English-language magazines covering the 1973 military coup in Chile, September 1 to December 31, 1973, inclusive. Magazines chosen were from the fields of news, religion, opinion, and business. Direction was determined by comparing individual thought units within articles against a category table comprising mutually exclusive pairs of thought units. Directional value of each article was determined by positive and negative ratios. Results showed a wide variation in scores, with news magazines adhering most closely to the objective ideal. Recommendations for further study included long-term study of single magazines or classes of magazines for direction, and an expanded mathematical analysis.
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An Analysis of Selected Contents Related to the Usage of Art and Aesthetic in Two Texts in Art Education

An Analysis of Selected Contents Related to the Usage of Art and Aesthetic in Two Texts in Art Education

Date: December 1976
Creator: Pierce, Dorothy Manes
Description: None
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An Analysis of the Alexander Cooper Report on Housing for the Central Business District of Dallas

An Analysis of the Alexander Cooper Report on Housing for the Central Business District of Dallas

Date: August 1976
Creator: Armstrong, Sonia V.
Description: The questions arising over the deterioration of the 0BD have brought this topic to the attention of the public. This thesis will discuss the Central Business District of D311a5 and its decline. In order to study alternatives to these downward trends, the Central Business District Association of Dallas commissioned Alexander Cooper to make. an analysis of the possibilities for one alternative, namely, housing. The purpose of this study is to examine the le.rander Cooper Report on housing. The facts presented in this thesis will provide an analytical base of urban theory from which a discussion of housing prospects will be initiated. The feasibility of dointovm housing construction will 'be examined as it is presented in the Cooper Report.
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An Analysis of the Attitudes Regarding Job Satisfaction Held by Negro Professors and White Professors in Selected Institutions of Higher Education Desegregated Since 1954

An Analysis of the Attitudes Regarding Job Satisfaction Held by Negro Professors and White Professors in Selected Institutions of Higher Education Desegregated Since 1954

Date: December 1976
Creator: Hodge, Charles M.
Description: None
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An Analysis of the Directing Techniques of Takis Muzenidis as Illustrated in the Staging of "The Libation Bearers"

An Analysis of the Directing Techniques of Takis Muzenidis as Illustrated in the Staging of "The Libation Bearers"

Date: August 1976
Creator: Evans, David L.
Description: The purpose of this project was to observe and analyze Takis Muzenidis' methods of casting, rehearsal procedures and philosophy of directing as illustrated.in his production of The Libation Bearers at North Texas State University. Chapter I is an introduction to Muzenidis' background, qualifications and purpose for being at North Texas. Chapter II is a subjective description of Muzenidis' methods of casting, style of directing and relationship with the cast and crew. Chapter III discusses problems that occurred in the production. Chapter IV examines the production results through an audience analysis and interviews with the cast and crew. Chapter V is a summary of the thesis with a personal evaluation of the production and the director.
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An Analysis of the Effect of Inertial Factors on Productivity and Satisfaction

An Analysis of the Effect of Inertial Factors on Productivity and Satisfaction

Date: May 1976
Creator: Marcin, Edward R.
Description: None
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An Analysis of the Effects of a Human Relations Component in an Introduction to Education Course on the Self Concept and Interpersonal Relations of Secondary Education Pre-Service Teachers

An Analysis of the Effects of a Human Relations Component in an Introduction to Education Course on the Self Concept and Interpersonal Relations of Secondary Education Pre-Service Teachers

Date: August 1976
Creator: Miller, Joyce Evelyn Kyle
Description: None
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Analysis of the Rhetoric of LeRoi Jones (Imamu Amiri Baraka) in His Campaign to Promote Cultural Black Nationalism

Analysis of the Rhetoric of LeRoi Jones (Imamu Amiri Baraka) in His Campaign to Promote Cultural Black Nationalism

Date: August 1976
Creator: Hart, Madelyn E.
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to discover and assess the rhetorical methods employed by LeRoi Jones in the evolution of cultural black nationalism. First, the thesis concentrates on his ethos and philosophy. Second, it analyzes the cultural black nationalism organization in Newark, New Jersey. Third, it discusses the impact of LeRoi Jones on the black cultural nationalism movement. The conclusions drawn from this study reveal that LeRoi Jones was able to attract, maintain, and mold his followers, to build a sizable power base, and to adapt to several audiences simultaneously. Implications of the study are that because of his rigid requirements and a gradual change in ideology, LeRoi Jones is now losing ground as a leader.
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Ann Radcliffe: A Study in Popular Literary Taste

Ann Radcliffe: A Study in Popular Literary Taste

Date: December 1976
Creator: Freeman, Laurie
Description: The purpose of this paper is to determine why Mrs. Radcliffe's gothic novels were popular with contemporary readers. Sources include reviews from eighteenth century periodicals, essays of early nineteenth century critics such as William Hazlitt and studies of her work by twentieth century critics. The thesis is organized in four chapters each of which discusses one aspect of her work which particularly pleased her contemporary reviewers and critics: her invention, her attitude toward superstition, her use of poetic justice, and her outlook on nature. These aspects of her work alone did not secure for her the popularity she enjoyed, but, when combined with her ability to create suspense, helped her become one of the most popular writers of her era.
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An Annotated Bibliography of Lee, Otway, and Rowe, 1900-1974

An Annotated Bibliography of Lee, Otway, and Rowe, 1900-1974

Date: December 1976
Creator: Sherman, Margaret Christina
Description: To provide an annotated bibliography of criticism on the writings of Nathaniel Lee, Thomas Otway and Nicholas Rowe from 1900 to 1974 for students and scholars is the purpose of this study. The bibliography contains brief evaluations of each of the works, which are divided into the following categories: articles, books and chapters in books, and dissertations. An additional chapter includes those works which deal with two or more of the authors. The appendix contains a selected list of foreign language publications that concern the three playwrights.
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Anxiety Relief, Progressive Muscle Relaxation, and Expectancy Relaxation in the Treatment of Speech Phobia

Anxiety Relief, Progressive Muscle Relaxation, and Expectancy Relaxation in the Treatment of Speech Phobia

Date: August 1976
Creator: Lynd, Robert Sterling
Description: None
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An Application of Auditory Stimuli as Fading Prompts in Discrimination Training

An Application of Auditory Stimuli as Fading Prompts in Discrimination Training

Date: May 1976
Creator: Perlman, Neal S.
Description: An experiment was conducted to examine the functionality of using auditory stimuli in isolation as fading stimuli. A review of the literature revealed very few reports regarding the usage of the auditory modality for fading purposes. The study employed auditory prompts as fading stimuli in the transfer of stimulus control across stimulus modalities, specifically, the transfer of stimulus control from auditory to visual stimulus properties. A single subject was employed for the experiment. The results were that the intensity of the auditory stimulus was an ineffective dimension to use for fading operations in the transfer of stimulus control across stimulus modalities, Further investigation is needed regarding the conditions that limit the transfer of stimulus control when auditory prompts are employed as fading stimuli.
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The Application of Group Contingent Reinforcement to Retarded Adults

The Application of Group Contingent Reinforcement to Retarded Adults

Date: May 1976
Creator: Newman, Jan
Description: Two groups of eleven retarded adults each were used as subjects. An individually consequated token economy was in effect during baseline-1 for both groups. The treatment phase of the experiment consisted of group consequation, the first group receiving a high rate of reinforcement and the second group receiving a low rate. The individual token system was reinstated for both groups during baseline-2 measures. Attending behavior and work output were measured during each phase of the experiment. Significant differences were found between group versus individually contingent reinforcement treatments on attending behaviors, and between high and low contingency groups on performance behaviors. Differences between the high contingency and low contingency groups were found to be non-significant in regard to attending behaviors.
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An Approach to Teaching Adults to Play Beginning Piano through the Use of Educational Television

An Approach to Teaching Adults to Play Beginning Piano through the Use of Educational Television

Date: August 1976
Creator: Fore, Katherine Ellen Moser
Description: The purpose of this paper is to establish a need for more accessible fine arts courses offered to adults and more specifically in music, to design a series of programs that would give an introduction to beginning functional piano through the use of educational television. The paper includes ten lesson outlines for thirty minute program segments including a pilot script. This educational television series is designed to stimulate the student's continued playing of the piano with guided instruction through class or private lessons. A particular method of piano pedagogy used for educational television is explored. Procedures followed in order to be able to film the project are also covered, It is suggested that a survey in the particular viewing audience area be conducted and tests given to a cross-section of adults before implementation of the program.
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Aspects of the Thermal Ecology of Largemouth Bass (Micropterus salmoides) in North Central Texas

Aspects of the Thermal Ecology of Largemouth Bass (Micropterus salmoides) in North Central Texas

Date: December 1976
Creator: Venables, Barney J.
Description: None
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