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The historical development of the Collin County Community College District

Description: This historical study focuses on the development and progress of the Collin County Community College District in its first five years. The educational philosophy, key policies, organizational structure, facilities, curriculum, and level of acceptance are examined as are faculty and student characteristics. This study addresses the local efforts leading to the creation of the district, the role of community and college leaders in its development and the District's unique features.
Date: December 1990
Creator: Kern, Ronald P.
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The effect of interactive multimedia on the critical writings of art history survey students

Description: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of supplemental study resources for art history survey students, specifically an interactive multimedia (IM) computer program designed to help students acquire and retain a deeper understanding of works of art.
Date: May 1996
Creator: Cason, Nancy F. (Nancy Foster)
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Some physical characteristics and heavy metal analyses of cotton gin waste for potential use as an alternative fuel

Description: This study examines the waste of cotton gins as a potential alternative energy source, on account of its heat content, availability, and low emission rates. To confirm that this potential energy source meets minimum industrial fuel standards, this research has carried out an investigation of some important physical characteristics and toxic element analysis of cotton gin waste.
Date: August 1996
Creator: Kim, Sungsoo
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A study of four methods of computing analysis of variance on a two-way design fixed-model with disproportionate cell frequencies

Description: This study sought to determine the effect of varying degrees of disproportionality of four methods of handling disproportionality cell frequencies in two-way analysis of variance. A Monte Carlo simulation procedure was employed. Two multiple linear regression techniques and two "approximate" techniques were compared.
Date: August 1978
Creator: Black, Kenneth U.
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A study of the effects of technology training on teacher productivity and empowerment

Description: This study was supported by the Texas Education Agency and initiated by a consortium composed of Apple Computer, the University of North Texas, and the Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District. The problem of this descriptive study is to determine if training teachers to use application, management, and instructional software on the Macintosh computer will increase their productivity.
Date: December 1990
Creator: Stubbs, Luisa B. (Luisa Belluomini)
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The life history and ecology of Camelobaetidius mexicanus (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae) from Honey Creek, Oklahoma

Description: The primary objective of this study is to describe the life history of Camelobaetidius mexicanus living in Honey Creek in south central Oklahoma. Specific objectives were to determine emergence phenology and behavior, describe nupital flight and female oviposition, measure subimaginal and imaginal life spans, examine egg morphology and time to hatching, describe larval microdistribution, analyze gut contents and to determine voltinism from nymphal head capsule widths and adult emergence.
Date: August 1995
Creator: Wagner, Paul F.
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Ferruccio Busoni's musical thinking: a study of his Sonatina seconda and Toccata

Description: The objective of the dissertation is to examine certain correlations between Busoni the philosopher and Busoni the composer. His aesthetic and theoretical points of view, which are of vital importance for an appreciation of his compositions, are reviewed. The manifestation of his musical thinking in his own compositional practice is substantiated through analysis of two of his late works for the piano: the Sonatina seconda and the Toccata.
Date: May 1991
Creator: Lim, Chong-Pil
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Dependent personality characteristics and clinical symptomatology in three clinical syndromes in inpatient vs outpatient settings

Description: The purpose of this exploratory study was to investigate the differences between dependent personality characteristics and clinical symptomology as measured by the MCMI-II, in three major psychiatric syndromes in inpatient and outpatient treatment settings.
Date: August 1992
Creator: Cross, Robert Michael
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A comparison of special education service delivery in the public school districts in the state of Texas: meeting the requirement for least restrictive environment

Description: This study examined the rates of regular class placement for Texas public school students with learning disabilities, mental retardation, and emotional disturbance and possible reasons for a high rate of placement.
Date: May 1991
Creator: Stewart, Dewanda K.(Dewanda Kay)
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Prisoner classification by behavioral, biographical, and psychometric analysis in cross-validation of the Mini-mult prisoner questionnaire

Description: The classification of adult criminal populations for training, treatment, and security purposes has been time-consuming and expensive. The main purpose of this study was to develop a classification system which considered a wide variety of behavioral, biographical, and psychometric variables and yet was efficient in terms of time and money.
Date: December 1979
Creator: Holmes, Robert Eugene
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Aqueous solubilities and water induced transformations of halogenated benzenes

Description: Methods of determining the aqueous solubilities of twelve chlorinated benzenes were evaluated in pure and in different water matrices. In pure water, results were comparable with the calculated values. Higher chlorinated tetrachlorobenzenes (TeCBs), pentachlorobenzenes (PCBz), and hexachlorobenzenes (HCBs) gave better precision and accuracy than lower chlorinated monochlorobenzenes (MCBs), dichlorobenzenes (DCBs), or trichlorobenzenes (TCBs).
Date: August 1989
Creator: Kim, In-Young
Partner: UNT Libraries

The scope and nature of music programs in rural public community colleges

Description: The purposes of this study are to determine the scope and nature of music programs in rural public community colleges in the United States; to determine the unique characteristics of the rural public community college music program when compared to music programs of the total population of two-year colleges; to propose criteria to serve as a basis for a music program at rural public community colleges and to recommend a music program for rural public community colleges based upon the proposed criteria.
Date: August 1977
Creator: Pollard, J. Marvin
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Studies of the status of antioxidant enzymes and metabolites following burn injury, and the presence of antioxidant enzymes in the Aloe vera plant

Description: The effects of skin burn injury on the levels of oxidized and reduced glutthione, malondialdehyde, and on the activities of glutathione peroxidase, glutathione S-transferase, and glutathione reductase were determined in liver and lung of rabbit models, 24-h post-burn.
Date: December 1995
Creator: Sabeh, Farideh
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Development and application of a nonlinear optical characterization technique

Description: This dissertation reports a sensitive single beam experimental technique for measuring nonlinear refraction and nonlinear absorption in a wide variety of materials. The experimental setup is described and a comprehensive theoretical analysis including cases where nonlinear refraction and nonlinear absorption are also presented.
Date: August 1991
Creator: Said, Ali A. (Ali Ahmad)
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Life satisfaction among American women

Description: A national probability sample of over 4,000 American women was surveyed to determine the variables associated with magnitude of satisfaction with life. A life satisfaction index was constructed from the women's responses to satisfaction with five domains of life. Satisfaction with community, leisure, friends, and family were measured on a seven-point scale. Work satisfaction, which was measured on a four-point scale, was weighted to give it comparable status with other components of the index.
Date: December 1979
Creator: Freudiger, Patricia T.
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A study of the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor development of children attending half-day and full-day state-supported kindergartens

Description: The purpose of this study was to determine whether or not a significant difference existed in the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor development of kindergarten children as a function of half-day or full-day kindergarten programs. Four public school district in Education Service Center Region XIII in Texas participated in the study.
Date: December 1978
Creator: Hatcher, Barbara Ann
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Pyrimidine nucleotide metabolism in Rhizobium meliloti: purification of aspartate transcarbamoylase from a pyrimidine auxotroph

Description: Rhizobium aspartate transcarbamoylase (ATCase; EC was previously believed to be similar to the Pseudomonas ATCase which has been studied extensively. To facilitate the study of the Rhizobium ATCase a pyrimidine-requiring mutant of R. meliloti was isolated and used in the purification of the enzyme.
Date: December 1990
Creator: Eguae, Samuel Iyamu
Partner: UNT Libraries