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The Effect of Certain Poster Presentations on the Food Acceptance of Elementary School Children
The purpose of this study is two-fold: 1. to determine whether or not certain poster presentations affect the food acceptance of elementary school children, and 2. to determine which method of presenting a poster had the most affect upon the child's food acceptance. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75712/
The Effect of Cooking on the Vitamin A Value of Two Dehydrated Sweet Potato Products
The purpose of the present study is to determine the effect of cooking on the vitamin A value of "Vita-Yam" candy and cookies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75488/
The Effect of Relationship Films on the Attitudes of Homemaking Girls
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163806/
The Effect of Salad Dressings Upon the Ascorbic Acid Content of Raw Shredded Cabbage
The purpose of the present study is to determine the ascorbic acid content of raw cabbage salads as influenced by the method of shredding and by the kind of salad dressing used. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75375/
The Effect of Storage on the Ascorbic Acid Content of Four Varieties of Canned Fruit Juice
The purposes of this study are (1) to determine the ascorbic acid content of a variety of fruit juices available in Denton, Texas, during March to July, 1943; (2) to ascertain the loss of ascorbic acid when canned grapefruit, orange, pineapple, and apple juices are opened and stored in the home refrigerator for several days' use; and (3) by means of data obtained, to make recommendations as to the most advantageous ways of using one's "points" in purchasing canned fruit juices for their ascorbic acid value. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75361/
The Effect of Teacher-pupil Planning on Personality Development
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163826/
Effectiveness of a Film Unit in Improving the Food Acceptance of Elementary School Children
Planned on the realization that teen-agers have a strong influence on younger children, this experiment proposes to use high school girls to assist with a foods unit developed by the use of films and designed to improve food acceptance and reduce plate waste in some of the elementary grades. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83653/
The Effectiveness of Films in Summarizing Food Units for Homemaking Classes
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130287/
The Effectiveness of Relationship Films in Changing Attitudes of Adult Homemakers
It is the purpose of this study to determine whether the use of sound films alone, shown to homemakers in adult homemaking classes, is effective in improving attitudes relative to family and social relationships, civic responsibility, and the use of leisure time. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83705/
The Effectiveness of Sociometric Grouping in Improving the Social Status of Rejected Girls in Eighth-grade Homemaking Classes
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? digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130318/
Effectiveness of the Problem-Solving Method in Developing Thinking Ability in Homemaking Students
This study attempts to compare the thinking abilities of homemaking girls with the thinking abilities of girls not taking homemaking. By emphasizing the problem-solving method in the teaching of an experimental unit, it proposes to determine whether homemaking students show greater gains in thinking ability at the end of the school year than non-homemaking students. The investigator proposes to find out if the student taught by techniques of problem-solving forms thinking habits superior to habits formed by those students who have not been taught by this method as extensively as homemaking students. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96982/
The Effectivness of a Specialized Unit in Improving the Social Adjustment of Homemaking Students
The consensus of opinion among educators is that an effective homemaking program produces results. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97060/
Effects of a Split Semester on Personal and Social Adjustment of Adolescents
The purpose of this study is to measure and compare the degree of personal and social adjustment which high school girls exhibited during a "split semester" and a "continuous semester." digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108091/
Evaluation of a Twelve Months Homemaking Program
It is the purpose of this study to evaluate certain aspects of growth in the pupils of Wylie High School who participated in the twelve months homemaking program during the period of time extending from September 1, 1948, until September 1, 1949. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83650/
An Evaluation of Student Growth When the Goal-Seeking Method is Employed in Teaching a Foods Unit
The purpose of this study is to analyze the extent of certain aspects of growth in foods units in homemaking classes through several evaluative methods, such as: pre-tests and tests, anecdotal records, self-evaluations of students, and student and teacher planned devices. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75706/
An Evaluation of the Effect of Participation in Certain Lunchroom Activities upon the Acceptance of Food by Elementary School Children
It is the purpose of this study to determine how the pupils' participation in certain lunchroom activities for a two-weeks period affected their acceptance of foods. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83598/
Fasting Hour Excretion Test for Riboflavin Using College Women as Subjects
The purpose of this study was to determine reserves of riboflavin in urine of college women. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75391/
The "Fasting Hour" Test for Thiamine Using College Women for Subjects
The purpose of this study is to determine the thiamine values of college women using Najjar and Holt's "fasting hour test." digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70365/
Further Studies on the Dark Adaptation of Elementary School Children
The present study is part of a long time cooperative study of the Education and Home Economics Departments of North Texas State Teachers College begun in 1940. The purpose is to compare the dark adaptations of second and third grade children made in 1940 with those made in 1941, and to determine also the dark adaptation of a group of fifth and sixth grade children receiving vitamin A concentrate. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70304/
Implications for the Homemaking Program Found in the Home Activities of Junior High School Girls
The purposes of this study are these: (1) To determine the types of home activities carried on by junior high school girls; (2) To determine the time spent on these activities; (3) To determine the extent to which the activities are self-directed; (4) To point out some implications which these activities have for the school homemaking program. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75619/
Implications of Leadership Roles for Learning
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130477/
Implications of Sociometric Grouping for Personal and Social Adjustment of Secondary Homemaking Pupils
The purpose of this study is to describe the effect of sociometric grouping on adolescents' concept of themselves in relation to society. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108109/
The Influence of Certain Factors on the Adjustment of College Students of Social Fundamentals
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130393/
The Influence of Social Comprehension on the Adjustment of College Students
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130343/
The Influence of Teacher-pupil Relationships on the Social Adjustment of Homemaking Students in a Small Rural High School
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163829/
The Influence of the Concerns of Metropolitan Negro High School Girls on their Curriculum Interest in Money Management
The purpose of the present study is to determine whether or not the metropolitan Negro girl's concerns and attitudes are factors in her interest in curriculum items of money management. The concerns and attitudes include authoritarian discipline, family tensions, resentment to family life style, financial troubles, family problems, self inadequacy, personal adjustment, and resentment to dependency. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108005/
An Investigation of the Relationship between Girls' Reasons for Electing Homemaking and Their Vocational Preferences and Aptitudes
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163828/
Iron and Copper Metabolism of Young College Women on Self-Selected Diets
The object of this study is to determine the copper and iron intake in food and the output in the urine and feces of women students living in the Home Management House eating a self-selected diet. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75614/
Losses of Vitamin C Content During the Cooking of Summer Squash
The general food supply is usually the source of vitamin C for many people, and since squash is a common food in the popular diets of Texans and is so generally grown over the state, this study has a two-fold purpose: (1) to ascertain the amount of vitamin C in the two varieties of squash most commonly used as food in Texas, and (2) to determine the effect of various methods of cooking upon the vitamin C content of these two varieties of squash. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75346/
A Lunchroom Study of Specific Elementary, Junior, and Senior High Schools in the City of Dallas
The present study was made without benefit of poster, films, bulletin board, or other teaching aids. It was undertaken to determine the nutritive values of the menus served, the foods selected by the plate lunches, and the amount of food wasted in two elementary, two junior high, and two senior high school lunch cafeterias in the City of Dallas during a six month period of time. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107829/
Nitrogen Metabolism of College Women on Self-Selected Diets
The purpose of the present study is to determine the nitrogen intake and output (in both urine and feces) of two groups of Texas college women living in the Home Management House at North Texas State College. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53606/
A One-Year Study of Job Stability in the Lunchrooms of the Dallas Independent School District
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130464/
A Plate Waste Study Made in a Small Type "A" Lunchroom
The purpose of this study is to determine the plate waste from the type "A" lunch served to the children in the Collinsville School Lunchroom during the school year of 1947-1948. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75680/
Predicting the Success of Homemaking Teachers from Interest and Personality Scores
This thesis attempts to predict the success of homemaking teachers from interest and personality scores. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107923/
The Protein Content of Nursery School Lunches and "Second" Servings when a Multi-Purpose Food is Used as a Substitute or as a Supplement
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130322/
A Rat-Growth Study of Typical Low-Cost Texas Diets
The purpose of this study is to determine the individual and accumulative effect of yellow and white corn meal, cowpeas (black-eyes), fortified oleomargarine, salt pork, molasses, peanuts, cabbage, irradiated evaporated milk, tomatoes, and sweet potatoes upon the nutritional value of the resulting diets. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75357/
The Relation of Selected Background Variables of Negro Girls of Metropolitan High Schools to their Curriculum Interests in Foods
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130481/
Relationship between Social Service Interests and Temperament Traits of Home Economics Education Majors
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130431/
Relationships Between the Differential Aptitude Test and Achievement Scores of Home Economics Education Majors
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130424/
Relative Effectiveness of Two Methods of Teaching Personal Development to Homemaking Girls
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130210/
Riboflavin Metabolism of College Women on Self-Selected Diets
The purpose of this study was to determine the riboflavin intake in food and the excretion in the urine and feces of young college women living in the home management house and eating a self selected diet from a common food supply. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83411/
Socio-Economic Status and Problems of Anglo-American and Latin-American High School Girls
The purpose of the present study is to study the problems of Anglo-American and Latin-American girls in relation to their socio-economic status. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97070/
Some Factors Affecting the Selection of the Plate Lunch
The purpose of the present study is to investigate the factors affecting the sale of the plate lunch in six of the one hundred twenty-nine Dallas Public School lunchrooms, two each of predominantly Mexican, white and Negro enrollment, when the time is extended to include the entire school year of one hundred eighty school days. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108056/
Some Factors in the Development of Personality Traits in College Students Enrolled in Social Fundamentals Classes
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130384/
A Study of Adolescents' Concepts of Their Relationship with Their Families
This study was conducted in an effort to examine: (1) adolescents' concepts of their relationships with their families, (2) possible correlations between adolescents' percentile ranks indicated in family relationships with a limited number of other factors which appear to be associated with personal and social adjustment, and (3) any significant differences in responses of adolescent girls enrolled in homemaking education and those not currently enrolled in homemaking. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108179/
A Study of Background Variables as Possible Factors in the Clothing Interests of Negro Girls in Metropolitan High Schools
The purpose of this study was to discover the statistically significant relationships between selected background variables and the clothing interest scores of Negro girls and to indicate their nature. The variables selected for study were residence, age, number of siblings, father's occupation, marital status of parents, and family structure. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108128/
A Study of Colorfastness to Laundering of Certain Percales Bearing Two Different Labels
The present study is to compare the fading properties due to home laundering methods of certain percales bearing printed labels, "Guaranteed Fast Color," with samples representing similar colors labeled, "Fast to Washing." digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75483/
A Study of Dark Adaption of Freshman High School Girls and Boys
The children in this study were tested in their normal environment and without any effort to change this environment. It was felt that only through such an experiment could any evidence be gained regarding the influence of climatic conditions on the dark adaption of adolescents. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75345/
A Study of Frozen, Fresh, and Canned Vegetables
The purpose of this study was to determine the practicality of quick-frozen, fresh and canned vegetables in quantity feeding operations of a college residence hall cafeteria. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83402/
A Study of Housing Conditions of 108 Farm Families in the Wellman Consolidated Independent School District of Wellman, Texas
The purpose of this study was to obtain a better understanding of housing conditions of the 108 occupied rural homes in the school district known as Wellman Consolidated Independent School District, which is located in Terry County in West Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70323/