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Knowledge Level of Sales Personnel Employed by a Ladies' Apparel Manufacturer in Dallas, Texas, and the Need for Training

Knowledge Level of Sales Personnel Employed by a Ladies' Apparel Manufacturer in Dallas, Texas, and the Need for Training

Date: August 1981
Creator: Smith, Lucy (Lucy Ann)
Description: The purposes of this study were to measure and compare the knowledge level of sales personnel employed by a ladies' apparel manufacturer and to examine the need for a training program for sales managers, sales secretaries, and sales representatives. The data were gathered through a four-part questionnaire developed by the researcher. Sales personnel were rated as having low, medium, or high knowledge. The majority rated as having medium knowledge. No significant differences in knowledge level were evident relative to sales position or length of employment. Training needs tended to have little variance among respondents.
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Evening Meal Patterns and Meal Management Decisions in Families of Employed and Nonemployed Mothers

Evening Meal Patterns and Meal Management Decisions in Families of Employed and Nonemployed Mothers

Date: August 1986
Creator: Stubbs, Rochelle L. (Rochelle Lundberg)
Description: The purpose of this research was to determine if evening meal patterns and meal management decisions are related to the marital and employment status of mothers. Two hundred eighty-two usable questionnaires were completed by mothers who attended elementary school parent-teacher meetings in a suburban city in North Texas. The questionnaire gathered data about family demographics, family evening meal patterns, and factors affecting meal management decisions. Little difference was found between meal patterns of employed and nonemployed mothers in single and two-parent households. Factors found to affect meal pattern decisions were values, traditions, time, energy, nutrition, and family influence. A traditional family evening meal was important to the families studied.
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The Effects of Maternal Employment Status on the Evening Meals of Adolescents

The Effects of Maternal Employment Status on the Evening Meals of Adolescents

Date: August 1987
Creator: Hebert, Karen A. Fleischman (Karen Ann Fleischman)
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine whether maternal employment contributed to the general inadequacy of the adolescent's evening meal, and to examine the attitudes of adolescents regarding the mother's role in evening meal preparation. A questionnaire was administered to 1180 high school students in a suburban area of Dallas-Ft.Worth in May, 1987. The hypotheses were tested using Chi square, Pearson product moment correlation, and Anova. Results indicated that maternal employment affects adolescent evening meals in the number of meals offered per week, fully prepared by mother, and eaten away from home. The amount of adolescent participation in meal preparation was higher for the employed group. Attitudes are different between the sexes and those with employed and unemployed mothers.
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The Effects of Oat Fiber and Corn Bran on Blood Serum Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels

The Effects of Oat Fiber and Corn Bran on Blood Serum Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels

Date: August 1985
Creator: Broeder, Craig E. (Craig Elliot)
Description: Forty Sprague Dawley rats were randomly placed in five groups with eight rats per group. Each group varied in dietary composition for fiber type and carbohydrate source. Groups one and two received oat fiber and either sucrose or corn starch as the carbohydrate source. Groups three and four received corn bran as the fiber source and either sucrose or corn starch as the carbohydrate source. Group five (considered the control group), received Purina standard rat chow. Analysis of variance showed only significant differences for food intake, and the control group had a significantly higher food intake. Weight gain, serum cholesterol and triglyceride levels showed no significant differences.
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The Effect of Relationship Films on the Attitudes of Homemaking Girls

The Effect of Relationship Films on the Attitudes of Homemaking Girls

Date: August 1950
Creator: Brown, Mary Angeline
Description: Films have been used with varying degrees of success to influence the attitudes of pupils of different ages and interests. Little has been done, however, to measure the attitudes of girls in high school homemaking classes. It is the purpose of this study to use films as an integral part of a group relationships unit and to determine what attitude changes, if any, are directly attributable to film content.
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The Influence of Teacher-pupil Relationships on the Social Adjustment of Homemaking Students in a Small Rural High School

The Influence of Teacher-pupil Relationships on the Social Adjustment of Homemaking Students in a Small Rural High School

Date: January 1953
Creator: Malone, Rebecca Park
Description: The present study purposes to determine whether or not teacher-pupil relationships bring about improvement in the social adjustment of homemaking students in a small rural high school. It further purposes to determine the nature and extent of any measurable improvement.
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The Effect of Teacher-pupil Planning on Personality Development

The Effect of Teacher-pupil Planning on Personality Development

Date: August 1952
Creator: Turner, Martha Lou
Description: The dual purpose of the present study is to determine if teacher-pupil planning in homemaking classes will meet the basic needs of the individual to such an extent that it will aid in furthering learning and accelerate personality development.
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An Investigation of the Relationship between Girls' Reasons for Electing Homemaking and Their Vocational Preferences and Aptitudes

An Investigation of the Relationship between Girls' Reasons for Electing Homemaking and Their Vocational Preferences and Aptitudes

Date: January 1953
Creator: Francis, Edna
Description: A review of preceding studies reveals a number of factors which influence junior- and senior-high-school girls to elect homemaking. The present study proposes to discover additional factors. It, furthermore, proposes to determine whether any relationships exist between the expressed interests of students who elect homemaking and their vocational preferences and general aptitudes.
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Relationship between Social Service Interests and Temperament Traits of Home Economics Education Majors

Relationship between Social Service Interests and Temperament Traits of Home Economics Education Majors

Date: May 1955
Creator: O'Rear, Anita Pemberton
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to determine whether a relationship exists between the social service score of the Kuder Preference Record of home economics education majors and their Guilford Martin Temperament Trait scores.
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The Relation of Selected Background Variables of Negro Girls of Metropolitan High Schools to their Curriculum Interests in Foods

The Relation of Selected Background Variables of Negro Girls of Metropolitan High Schools to their Curriculum Interests in Foods

Date: January 1962
Creator: Chatmon, Bettie C.
Description: It is the purpose of the present study to add to the growing source of information, so valuable to curriculum makers, by studying the relationship of certain background variables to the Negro girl's curriculum in foods. The background variables included in this study are age, siblings, residence, father's occupation, and mother's education.
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Implications of Leadership Roles for Learning

Implications of Leadership Roles for Learning

Date: August 1961
Creator: Priddy, Mary Ann
Description: This study was conducted in an effort to determine whether or not the degree of growth in practical skills, personal and social development, and knowledge of subject matter content which an adolescent demonstrates is significantly related to the assumption of leadership roles in the classroom.
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Determined Energy Value of Dormitory Meals

Determined Energy Value of Dormitory Meals

Date: August 1956
Creator: Robinson, Mary
Description: This thesis examines the caloric values of meals served in a college dormitory.
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A One-Year Study of Job Stability in the Lunchrooms of the Dallas Independent School District

A One-Year Study of Job Stability in the Lunchrooms of the Dallas Independent School District

Date: August 1961
Creator: Gibson, Joan Nowlin
Description: The present study was undertaken to investigate some of the factors influencing job stability among the women employees of the Dallas Independent School District's lunchrooms.
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Relative Effectiveness of Two Methods of Teaching Personal Development to Homemaking Girls

Relative Effectiveness of Two Methods of Teaching Personal Development to Homemaking Girls

Date: 1950
Creator: Fagg, Carmen Bernice
Description: The question as to whether to teach personality development as a separate unit or to include it as an integral part of the total homemaking program became a problem which required careful investigation. It became the purpose of this study, therefore, to determine whether more measurable growth in personality is achieved by teaching a special unit in personality than by including such subject matter as an integral part of the homemaking program.
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The Calcium, Phosphorus, and Magnesium Content of Nursery School Lunches

The Calcium, Phosphorus, and Magnesium Content of Nursery School Lunches

Date: August 1953
Creator: Spence, Betty Daniels
Description: The purpose of the present study is to determine the calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium content of the composite food, mid-morning fruit juice, fluid milk, and "seconds" of nursery school lunches.
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The Influence of Social Comprehension on the Adjustment of College Students

The Influence of Social Comprehension on the Adjustment of College Students

Date: August 1953
Creator: Randolph, Vannie Lee
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to extend the study of the influence of social comprehension on the adjustment of college students by (1) determining the adjustment progress of students in the social fundamentals classes, and (2) comparing the adjustment progress of men and women in these home economics classes with the progress of men and women in other subject-matter fields.
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A Comparison of Two Types of Home Project Report Forms

A Comparison of Two Types of Home Project Report Forms

Date: August 1952
Creator: Moore, Marian Buell
Description: The purpose of the present study is to compare two forms of home project reports and to determine the preferred form.
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The Effectiveness of Films in Summarizing Food Units for Homemaking Classes

The Effectiveness of Films in Summarizing Food Units for Homemaking Classes

Date: August 1952
Creator: Maughan, Marie A.
Description: It is the purpose of this study to compare the effectiveness of the film method with the pupil-teacher discussion method for summarizing certain food units.
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Some Factors in the Development of Personality Traits in College Students Enrolled in Social Fundamentals Classes

Some Factors in the Development of Personality Traits in College Students Enrolled in Social Fundamentals Classes

Date: August 1954
Creator: James, Emily Watson
Description: Working with students in social fundamentals classes in which social comprehension has been found to influence the development of these traits, this study attempts to determine whether sex, college classification and subject-matter are factors in the development of objectivity, agreeableness, and cooperativeness.
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Relationships Between the Differential Aptitude Test and Achievement Scores of Home Economics Education Majors

Relationships Between the Differential Aptitude Test and Achievement Scores of Home Economics Education Majors

Date: June 1955
Creator: Fuqua, Anna Lou
Description: It is the purpose of this study to contribute to the information essential to sound guidance by determining whether the aptitudes of college students in Home Economics, as measured by the Differential Aptitude Test, are reflected in the actual achievement grades of these students.
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The Influence of Certain Factors on the Adjustment of College Students of Social Fundamentals

The Influence of Certain Factors on the Adjustment of College Students of Social Fundamentals

Date: August 1954
Creator: Phelps, Isabel Stuart
Description: The purpose of this study is two-fold: (1) to determine whether students of either sex, or of any particular college class or subject matter major, make greater adjustment progress than students of the opposite sex, or of another college class or major field; and (2) to study the influence of these factors on the adjustment of college students of social fundamentals.
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Contributions of a Social Fundamentals Course to the Adjustment Progress of College Students

Contributions of a Social Fundamentals Course to the Adjustment Progress of College Students

Date: August 1952
Creator: Gresham, Ena McWilliams
Description: The purpose of this study is determine whether increased knowledge of social conduct is accompanied by the personal and social adjustment of freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors; then to compare the adjustment progress of the college groups.
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The Effectiveness of Sociometric Grouping in Improving the Social Status of Rejected Girls in Eighth-grade Homemaking Classes

The Effectiveness of Sociometric Grouping in Improving the Social Status of Rejected Girls in Eighth-grade Homemaking Classes

Date: August 1953
Creator: Bissell, Mary Elvira
Description: The purpose of the present study is to determine the effectiveness of sociometric groupings in bringing about improved social status of rejected girls in eighth-grade homemaking classes. Specifically, the study seeks to answer to the questions: Do significant changes occur in personal and social adjustment when pupils are placed in groups according to their choice? Is there evidence of improved social status of rejected pupils when sociometric groupings are used throughout the year?
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The Protein Content of Nursery School Lunches and "Second" Servings when a Multi-Purpose Food is Used as a Substitute or as a Supplement

The Protein Content of Nursery School Lunches and "Second" Servings when a Multi-Purpose Food is Used as a Substitute or as a Supplement

Date: August 1953
Creator: Cox, Maeona
Description: This thesis examines the protein content of nursery school lunches and "second" servings when a multi-purpose food is used as a substitute or as a supplement.
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