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hoate living and making a living . . . "3 flit place of home
economics in it personality development program is indicated
In the following eooMBtt
economics undeniably lias a place is train-
ing for social living. fhis involves training for
life, for Individual and social mdvanee eat, Hoae
economics Mat place emphasis upon some skills but
these skills aust be considered la terns ©f their ~
human qualities, their relations to the attitudes
which are socially acceptable .4
Considerable research has been done on various aspects
of personal development. , There are recent investigations
which show that sosie school subjects have been found to in-
fluence personality, m far as has been determined, nothing
has been done to ascertain the relative effectiveness of
home economics in developing personality.
In 19^6 Anderson5 aade a study of dominance, or•self-
evaluation, in woaen students of the north fexes state feach-
ers College and of the fesas State College for Women in Den-
ton. She atteapted to measure# compare, and evaluate the
level of self-esteea in the women students of these ool-
lege s. She also attempted to show the relationship of certain
3state Board for Vocational Education, Boaenafcing Di-
vision, s&. cit., p. 1.
^1. S. Wile#, "fine Economics and Life's Attitudes,*
Practical Home Economies, XI (January, l§33h 9-10.
5 sa L. Anderson, "A Study of Dominance-feeling in Col-
lege Women" (Unpublished Master** Thesis, Department of Edu-
cation, Horth Texas Stat# teachers College, 1946).
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Fagg, Carmen Bernice. Relative Effectiveness of Two Methods of Teaching Personal Development to Homemaking Girls, thesis, 1950; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130210/m1/6/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .