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

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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 ... continued below

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Moody, Ralphanne C. (Ralphanne Carter) August 1982.

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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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Moody, Ralphanne C. (Ralphanne Carter). Male High School Students' Perceptions of the Child Development Course and Father Role, thesis, August 1982; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc504320/: accessed November 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .