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An Evaluation of the Effect of Participation in Certain Lunchroom Activities upon the Acceptance of Food by Elementary School Children

An Evaluation of the Effect of Participation in Certain Lunchroom Activities upon the Acceptance of Food by Elementary School Children

Date: 1949
Creator: Morrow, Annie Launa
Description: 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.
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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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Factors Determining the Extent of Father Involvement in Infant Caretaking Activities

Factors Determining the Extent of Father Involvement in Infant Caretaking Activities

Date: August 1982
Creator: Owen, Susan Snyder
Description: This study is an investigation of factors which determine father involvement in infant caretaking activities. Concerns involved fathers' past parental relationships, fathers' preparation for childbirth, sex of the infant, complexity of the caretaking task, fathers' participation in childbirth, fathers' desire for a male or female infant, and amount of early physical contact between father and infant. Data indicated significant relationships between father participation and the sex of the child, complexity of the caretaking activity, and amount of early physical contact between the father and infant. Data indicated no significant relationships between father participation and fathers' past parental relationships, fathers' preparation for childbirth, fathers' participation in childbirth, and fathers' desires for a male or female infant.
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Factors Influencing the Selection of Apparel Worn to Work by Women in the Dallas-Forth Worth Metroplex

Factors Influencing the Selection of Apparel Worn to Work by Women in the Dallas-Forth Worth Metroplex

Date: August 1982
Creator: Russell, Jean, 1958-
Description: This study investigated factors influencing the selection of apparel worn to work by women who attended fashion and wardrobe seminars in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Clothing selection factors were analyzed by computer according to age, marital status, work status and education. The majority most frequently wore suits and separates to work. Single participants preferred separates. Most wore sizes considered average. Respondents most frequently purchased apparel from department stores. Brand name and designer apparel were occasionally purchased. Though interested, few respondents had taken advantage of personal consultant services. It was recommended that retailers make wardrobe services known to the public.
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Fasting Hour Excretion Test for Riboflavin Using College Women as Subjects

Fasting Hour Excretion Test for Riboflavin Using College Women as Subjects

Date: 1945
Creator: Beard, Gertrude Ophelia
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine reserves of riboflavin in urine of college women.
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The "Fasting Hour" Test for Thiamine Using College Women for Subjects

The "Fasting Hour" Test for Thiamine Using College Women for Subjects

Date: 1945
Creator: Whitley, Annie Doris
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the thiamine values of college women using Najjar and Holt's "fasting hour test."
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Food Consumption of College Athletes

Food Consumption of College Athletes

Date: August 1959
Creator: Ways, Rachel Wilkins
Description: "The present study was undertaken to calculate the nutritive value of the food consumed by male college athletes eating a self-selected diet in the college athletes dining room"--3.
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Further Studies on the Dark Adaptation of Elementary School Children

Further Studies on the Dark Adaptation of Elementary School Children

Date: 1941
Creator: Gary, Lois W.
Description: 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.
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Implications for the Homemaking Program Found in the Home Activities of Junior High School Girls

Implications for the Homemaking Program Found in the Home Activities of Junior High School Girls

Date: 1947
Creator: McLean, Estella Price
Description: 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.
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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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Implications of Sociometric Grouping for Personal and Social Adjustment of Secondary Homemaking Pupils

Implications of Sociometric Grouping for Personal and Social Adjustment of Secondary Homemaking Pupils

Date: August 1960
Creator: Sands, Henryetta E.
Description: The purpose of this study is to describe the effect of sociometric grouping on adolescents' concept of themselves in relation to society.
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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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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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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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Influence of Television Commercials on Young Children

Influence of Television Commercials on Young Children

Date: May 1978
Creator: Lam, Pamela Y. Y.
Description: To determine the influence of television commercials about toys and cereals on young children, forty-four children, ranging in age from four to seven years, were interviewed. The mothers of these children completed a questionnaire about their children's television viewing habits. The hypotheses examined the following areas: children's demands for advertised products, children's preferences and dislikes for commercials, the extent of parental yielding to children's requests, and parental discussion of television commercials. The data were analyzed by computing percentages, and it revealed several trends. The more television children watched, the more they demanded advertised products. Parents' discussion of television advertisements affected the extent of parental yielding and the extent of children's demand for advertised products. This study supports findings reported in the related literature that television commercials affect young children's behavior.
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The Influence of the Concerns of Metropolitan Negro High School Girls on their Curriculum Interest in Money Management

The Influence of the Concerns of Metropolitan Negro High School Girls on their Curriculum Interest in Money Management

Date: 1958
Creator: Haynes, Ethel Britt
Description: 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.
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An Investigation of Food Patterns and Defecation Habits of Texas Latter-Day Saint Adult Males

An Investigation of Food Patterns and Defecation Habits of Texas Latter-Day Saint Adult Males

Date: December 1983
Creator: Gaddy, Gail
Description: The objective of this study was to investigate food consumption frequency patterns, defecation habits, and incidence of disease states associated with colon cancer by active LDS adult males, residing in Texas, which may help explain the lower incidence of colon cancer observed in the religious group. To accomplish this objective, a sample of 50 was randomly selected and administered a questionnaire, designed to gather information covering personal and demographic characteristics, defecation habits, incidence of associated disease states, and frequency of consumption of 132 selected foods. Data was analyzed by comparison of percentages, means, and frequencies, and a Pearson Product Moment Correlation. Results reported LDS males chose a wide variety of foods with a high frequency of fruits, vegetables, and cereals. A low incidence of problems associated with colon cancer and "western" or refined diets was also reported. Defecation habits were more frequent than general population and compared favorably to another low-risk population, rural Scandinavians.
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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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Iron and Copper Metabolism of Young College Women on Self-Selected Diets

Iron and Copper Metabolism of Young College Women on Self-Selected Diets

Date: 1947
Creator: Holt, Nora Flowayne
Description: 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.
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Losses of Vitamin C Content During the Cooking of Summer Squash

Losses of Vitamin C Content During the Cooking of Summer Squash

Date: 1941
Creator: Woodruff, Reba N.
Description: 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.
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A Lunchroom Study of Specific Elementary, Junior, and Senior High Schools in the City of Dallas

A Lunchroom Study of Specific Elementary, Junior, and Senior High Schools in the City of Dallas

Date: 1952
Creator: Rodgers, Mary Virginia
Description: 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.
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Male High School Students' Perceptions of the Child Development Course and Father Role

Male High School Students' Perceptions of the Child Development Course and Father Role

Date: August 1982
Creator: Moody, Ralphanne C. (Ralphanne Carter)
Description: This study analyzed male high school students' perceptions of the child development course and father role. A two-part questionnaire was administered to 192 males. In Part I, descriptive statistics determined that more males would enroll in child development if the female-oriented image was changed, if they knew more about the course, and if their friends enrolled. In Part II, a t-test was used to analyze the results of the FRO. Six hypotheses examined the perceptions of males with and without parent training toward father roles of nurturing, problem solver, provider, societal model, recreational, and total scores of both groups. Results indicated males without parent training had a more traditional view toward the problem-solver role.
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Nitrogen Metabolism of College Women on Self-Selected Diets

Nitrogen Metabolism of College Women on Self-Selected Diets

Date: 1947
Creator: Boshart, Gayle Jewel
Description: 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.
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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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