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A Set of Axioms for a Topological Space

A Set of Axioms for a Topological Space

Date: August 1960
Creator: Batcha, Joseph Patrick
Description: Axioms for a topological space are generally based on neighborhoods where "neighborhood" is an undefined term. Then, limit points are defined in terms of neighborhoods. However, limit points seem to be the basic concept of a topological space, rather than neighborhoods. For this reason, it will be attempted to state a set of axioms for a topological space, using limit point as the undefined concept, and to delete the idea of neighborhoods from the theory.
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Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals For Smart Staff Development

Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals For Smart Staff Development

Date: July 9, 2012
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler
Description: This presentation discusses setting goals for staff. This presentation will talk about writing SMART goals that are clear and achievable and that meet the needs of the organization and its individuals for training.
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Setting That Record Straight: Revised Program Notes for Sounds of New Music, Smithsonian Recordings

Setting That Record Straight: Revised Program Notes for Sounds of New Music, Smithsonian Recordings

Date: 2005
Creator: Hartsock, Ralph
Description: Revised program notes for the recording "Sounds of New Music" produced by Smithsonian Recordings. The document includes an introduction, a list of relevant formats and associated OCLC numbers to which the notes correspond, and a brief description of each piece appearing on the recording.
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The Seville Cancionero: Transcription and Commentary

The Seville Cancionero: Transcription and Commentary

Date: August 1960
Creator: Lawes, Robert Clement
Description: The Seville Cancionero is a manuscript collection of songs from late fiftennth-century Spain and is preserved today in the Biblioteca Colombina of Seville with the number 7-1-28. This dissertation describes the document and provides commentary and transcriptions of the Seville Cancionero.
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Sex and Gender Differences in Perceived and Actual Leadership Performance: Self- and Subordinate Views

Sex and Gender Differences in Perceived and Actual Leadership Performance: Self- and Subordinate Views

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Date: May 2003
Creator: Rivero, Arlene Jean
Description: The purpose of this study was to examine how male and female leaders view their own effectiveness as compared to their objective performance. This study also examined sex and gender differences in subordinate's views of male and female leaders. Forty-two mixed-sex groups led by appointed male and female leaders were observed to assess objective and perceived leader effectiveness. Gender role of participants was assessed using the Bem Sex Role Inventory (BSRI). No sex or gender differences were found in objective leadership effectiveness. An unexpected finding was that male and female leaders perceived themselves accurately as leaders. Significant differences were found in the way male subordinates rated men and women leaders when taking into account gender role. Results indicated that the study of gender bias in leadership is complex and should be examined in conjunction with gender role. Social role theory helps to explain this bias.
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Sex and Older Americans: Exploring the Relationship Between Frequency of Sexual Activity and Happiness

Sex and Older Americans: Exploring the Relationship Between Frequency of Sexual Activity and Happiness

Date: August 2010
Creator: Jackson, Adrienne
Description: The purpose of this study is two-fold: (1) to examine the correlation between frequency of sexual activity and general happiness among older Americans and (2) to examine the correlation between frequency of sexual activity and marital happiness among older married Americans. This study employed quantitative data drawn from the 2004-2008 General Social Surveys. Two samples were used. The first sample included all respondents 65 years of age and older with valid responses for the dependent, independent, and control variables. The second sample was a subset of the first and included only the married respondents. Both bivariate cross-tabulations and binary logistic regression analyses were conducted. As expected, the data support a positive association between sexual activity and general happiness in both the total elder sample and the married elder sample (p < 0.05). Also, as expected, the data support a positive association between frequency of sexual activity and marital happiness in the married elder sample (p < 0.05). Even with the introduction of control variables, frequency of sexual activity was found to be a significant predictor of both general and marital happiness (p < 0.05). This study suggests that sexual activity does indeed contribute the happiness and well-being of older Americans.
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Sex Differences and the Relationship Between the Need for Social Approval and Conservative-Liberal Sexual Attitudes

Sex Differences and the Relationship Between the Need for Social Approval and Conservative-Liberal Sexual Attitudes

Date: May 1973
Creator: Vilet, Jacquelyn
Description: This study investigated sex differences and the relationship between need for approval and liberal-conservative attitudes regarding sex. The test measures used were the Marlowe-Crowne Social Desirability Scale (M-C SDS) and a questionnaire measuring liberal-conservative sexual attitudes taken from a research survey published in Psychology Today.
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Sex Differences in the Prediction of Academic Success in High School

Sex Differences in the Prediction of Academic Success in High School

Date: August 1964
Creator: Russell, Dwane, 1927-
Description: The problem of the study is to investigate the effect of sex differences in the use of the California Achievement Tests and the California Test of Mental Maturity in predicting academic success in high school. The specific predictors which are analyzed for sex differences are verbal intelligence quotient from the California Test of Mental Maturity and reading vocabulary, reading comprehension, arithmetic achievement, and language achievement from the California Achievement Tests.
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The Sex Offender Registry in Collin County, Texas: a Descriptive Analysis of Sex Offenders

The Sex Offender Registry in Collin County, Texas: a Descriptive Analysis of Sex Offenders

Date: December 2012
Creator: Valenzuela, Priscilla
Description: The primary goal of this study was to analyze the characteristics of current registered sex offenders in Collin County, Texas, as well as to compare age and gender of the victims of these offenders in order to know who sex offenders primarily target in these crimes. The study also sought to discover geographic patterns of where the registered sex offenders reside for the purpose of keeping communities aware. Participants consisted of 175 registered sex offenders (N = 175) in Collin County, Texas, found on Collin County's and the Texas Department of Public Safety's online public registries. The findings demonstrate that there were significant trends among the sex offenders, their victims, location of residence, and housing complications as a result of progressing sex offender laws. Treatment programs and the reintegration of offenders in the community were also addressed. The meaning of the results in this study can aid in the development of safety and prevention strategies, provide an understanding about the utilization of sex offender registries, and can benefit law enforcement to predict the movement of current sex offenders, along with knowing where to find other potential offenders.
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Sex-Role Identification as a Determinant of Choice on the Bonney-Fessenden Sociograph

Sex-Role Identification as a Determinant of Choice on the Bonney-Fessenden Sociograph

Date: June 1961
Creator: Robertson, John R.
Description: It is the purpose of this study to utilize three psychometric measures in order to quantitatively assess the group of subjects on the basis of the trait heterosexuality, as measured by the Edwards Personal Preference Schedule, and in turn make predictions on the basis of these data as to choices made on the Bonney-Fessenden Sociograph.
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