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A Study of Housing Conditions of 108 Farm Families in the Wellman Consolidated Independent School District of Wellman, Texas
The purpose of this study was to obtain a better understanding of housing conditions of the 108 occupied rural homes in the school district known as Wellman Consolidated Independent School District, which is located in Terry County in West Texas.
An Analysis of Grooming Problems of the High School Girl
The purpose of this study is to analyze the grooming problems of high school girls in Oakwood High School, and to compare the grooming problems of girls who have had a clothing course in Home Economics to those who have not.
Further Studies on the Dark Adaptation of Elementary School Children
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.
The Determination of the Vitamin A Content of the Dehydrated Sweet Potato Made from Stored Sweet Potatoes
The purpose of this present study is to determine the amount of vitamin A in the dehydrated sweet potato made from the yellow Puerto Rico variety grown in Texas by using a reference oil.
Relationship between Social Service Interests and Temperament Traits of Home Economics Education Majors
The purpose of this thesis is to determine whether a relationship exists between the social service score of the Kuder Preference Record of home economics education majors and their Guilford Martin Temperament Trait scores.
The Relation of Selected Background Variables of Negro Girls of Metropolitan High Schools to their Curriculum Interests in Foods
It is the purpose of the present study to add to the growing source of information, so valuable to curriculum makers, by studying the relationship of certain background variables to the Negro girl's curriculum in foods. The background variables included in this study are age, siblings, residence, father's occupation, and mother's education.
Implications of Leadership Roles for Learning
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.
Determined Energy Value of Dormitory Meals
This thesis examines the caloric values of meals served in a college dormitory.
A One-Year Study of Job Stability in the Lunchrooms of the Dallas Independent School District
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.
The Effect of Relationship Films on the Attitudes of Homemaking Girls
Films have been used with varying degrees of success to influence the attitudes of pupils of different ages and interests. Little has been done, however, to measure the attitudes of girls in high school homemaking classes. It is the purpose of this study to use films as an integral part of a group relationships unit and to determine what attitude changes, if any, are directly attributable to film content.
The Influence of Teacher-pupil Relationships on the Social Adjustment of Homemaking Students in a Small Rural High School
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.
The Effect of Teacher-pupil Planning on Personality Development
The dual purpose of the present study is to determine if teacher-pupil planning in homemaking classes will meet the basic needs of the individual to such an extent that it will aid in furthering learning and accelerate personality development.
An Investigation of the Relationship between Girls' Reasons for Electing Homemaking and Their Vocational Preferences and Aptitudes
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.
The Use of Weight and Height in Calculating Lean Body Mass Indexes of Young College Women
Since no lean body mass (LBM) index was available for women, the purpose of the present study was to use the formula of Behnke et al. in the calculation of an LBM Index for women.
A Comparison of the Calculated Creatinine Coefficients of Young College Women
The purpose of the present study is to compare the calculated creatinine coefficients of young college women based on lean body mass weight with those based on actual body weight.
A Study of the Home Experience Phase of the Vocational Homemaking Program in Saint Jo High School
There seemed to be an urgent need for the improvement of attitudes toward home experiences from the viewpoints of both homemaking teachers and homemaking pupils. Also, there appeared to be a need for the improvement of procedures used in planning, reporting, and evaluating home experiences. Because of these needs this study was made during the 1961-1962 school year in the Saint Jo High School, Saint Jo, Texas.
The Effect of Cooking on the Vitamin A Value of Two Dehydrated Sweet Potato Products
The purpose of the present study is to determine the effect of cooking on the vitamin A value of "Vita-Yam" candy and cookies.
A Study of Colorfastness to Laundering of Certain Percales Bearing Two Different Labels
The present study is to compare the fading properties due to home laundering methods of certain percales bearing printed labels, "Guaranteed Fast Color," with samples representing similar colors labeled, "Fast to Washing."
A Study of Dark Adaption of Freshman High School Girls and Boys
The children in this study were tested in their normal environment and without any effort to change this environment. It was felt that only through such an experiment could any evidence be gained regarding the influence of climatic conditions on the dark adaption of adolescents.
The Use of the Bio-Photometer in Determining the Dark Adaptation of Pre-School Age Children
Because of the paucity of evidence with regard to dark adaptation and the vitamin A status of pre-school children, this study is made. The purpose, therefore, is to add to the available data on this subject through an investigation of the bio-photometer as a means of detecting vitamin A deficiency in pre-school children.
Biological Assay of Vitamin A of Certain Texas Foods
The purpose of the present study was to compare the amounts of vitamin A in sweet potato flour with that of carrot flour and dehydrated carrots by using the biological assay method.
Losses of Vitamin C Content During the Cooking of Summer Squash
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.
Carotene and Vitamin A Metabolism of College Women on Self-Selected Diets
The object of this study is to determine the intake (in food) and output (in feces) of vitamin A and carotene of several groups of college women living in the Home Management House.
The Ascorbic Acid Content of Orange Marmalade Made With and Without Commercial Pectin
The purpose of the present study is to determine the ascorbic acid values of orange marmalades made with and without commercial pectin; and to compare these values with those obtained by testing random samples of home and commercial prepared orange marmalades.
An Evaluation of Student Growth When the Goal-Seeking Method is Employed in Teaching a Foods Unit
The purpose of this study is to analyze the extent of certain aspects of growth in foods units in homemaking classes through several evaluative methods, such as: pre-tests and tests, anecdotal records, self-evaluations of students, and student and teacher planned devices.
Vitamin A Administration and Dark Adaption of Second and Third Grade Children
This study was formulated for the following purposes: (1) To determine if a learning factor is involved when repeated tests are made with a dark adaption instrument, (2) To determine if the dark adaption of a group of second and third grade children showing poor dark adaption can be improved by the daily administration of Haliver oil capsules, (3) To obtain a dark adaption curve for two hundred twenty-three grade children of Denton, Texas.
Ascorbic Acid and Vitamin A Content of Lunches Served Nursery School Children
The present study was made in an attempt to determine what contributions the mid-morning feeding and the noon meal served children in a nursery school make toward the day's total intake of vitamin C and vitamin A.
A Three Months' Study of the Dark Adaptation of a Texas Family During Activity
Recent studies have offered an abundance of evidence which indicates that night blindness is caused by vitamin A deficiency. Both adults and children have been used to investigate the relationship between vitamin A deficiency and night blindness.
Fasting Hour Excretion Test for Riboflavin Using College Women as Subjects
The purpose of this study was to determine reserves of riboflavin in urine of college women.
An Anthropometrical Study in the Nutrition of Children, Using the Wetzel Grid
In this study, an appraisal of the nutritional status of eighty-eight school children has been made, using the Wetzel Index with the Baldwin-Wood Index and the Pryor Index for the determinations.
Are the Dress Manufacturers of Dallas, Texas, Meeting the Needs of the Tall Women?
The purpose of the present study is to determine what per cent of dresses manufactured by Dallas dress manufacturers is produced to meet the needs of tall women.
The Effect of Salad Dressings Upon the Ascorbic Acid Content of Raw Shredded Cabbage
The purpose of the present study is to determine the ascorbic acid content of raw cabbage salads as influenced by the method of shredding and by the kind of salad dressing used.
A Study of the Use of the Playback in Consumer Education
The purpose of this study is to consider the playback as a consumer educational material, and to test its usefulness in transmitting and securing acceptance of consumer information when presented to selected groups of individuals. Another purpose of the study is to make a contribution to the sum total of results obtained by the Institute for Consumer Education in its experimentation with the playback.
The Copper and Iron Intake and Hemoglobin of Student Nurses
The object of this study is to determine the effect, if any, of the copper and iron intake upon the hemoglobin levels of student nurses on self-chosen diets.
Ascorbic Acid Content of Frozen and Canned Fruits Before and After Preparation for Quantity Serving
The present study was undertaken to compare the ascorbic acid content of canned and frozen fruits before and after preparation for quantity use.
The Effect of Certain Poster Presentations on the Food Acceptance of Elementary School Children
The purpose of this study is two-fold: 1. to determine whether or not certain poster presentations affect the food acceptance of elementary school children, and 2. to determine which method of presenting a poster had the most affect upon the child's food acceptance.
Iron and Copper Metabolism of Young College Women on Self-Selected Diets
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.
Implications for the Homemaking Program Found in the Home Activities of Junior High School Girls
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.
A Plate Waste Study Made in a Small Type "A" Lunchroom
The purpose of this study is to determine the plate waste from the type "A" lunch served to the children in the Collinsville School Lunchroom during the school year of 1947-1948.
The Dietary Habits of Fifty-Nine North Texas State Teachers College Students Doing Light Housekeeping
The purpose of this study is an attempt to determine the food habits of a group of light housekeeping students enrolled in the North Texas State Teachers College in the spring of 1939, using the inventory method.
A Check List for the Selection of Homemaking Films from Film Description Catalogs
The purpose of this study is to further the effective utilization of films by developing an instrument for their selection from descriptions in catalogs.
The Vitamin A Content of Dehydrated Sweet Potato Made from the Freshly Harvested Puerto Rico Variety
The purpose of this study was to determine by biological method of assay the vitamin A content of Puerto Rico sweet potatoes which were dehydrated immediately after harvesting.
The Ascorbic Acid Content of School Lunches Served at the North Texas State Teachers College Demonstration School During March and April, 1944
The purposes of the present study are to determine the ascorbic acid values of foods served in the lunch room of North Texas State Teachers College Demonstration School at the time food preparation is completed, at the beginning of the serving period, and at the end of the serving period; to ascertain the loss of ascorbic acid during these intervals; and to determine the quantity of ascorbic acid present in the size portions served primary, elementary, and high school students.
A Study of the Foods Served and Purchased in a Fort Worth School Cafeteria Duing the Year 1943-1944
The purpose of this study is to show what foods were made available to the children in the year 1943-1944; what foods the children chose from the available foods; what nutritive value the chosen foods possessed; and what the chosen lunches cost the children.
The Effect of Storage on the Ascorbic Acid Content of Four Varieties of Canned Fruit Juice
The purposes of this study are (1) to determine the ascorbic acid content of a variety of fruit juices available in Denton, Texas, during March to July, 1943; (2) to ascertain the loss of ascorbic acid when canned grapefruit, orange, pineapple, and apple juices are opened and stored in the home refrigerator for several days' use; and (3) by means of data obtained, to make recommendations as to the most advantageous ways of using one's "points" in purchasing canned fruit juices for their ascorbic acid value.
A Comparative Nutritive Study of the Growth-Promoting Factors of Four Varieties of Cowpeas
The purpose of the present study is to compare the growth-promoting properties of four varieties of the green cowpea: the blackeye, the red and white crowder, the brown crowder and the cream cowpea.
A Study of the Requirements for Household Employment in Waelder, Texas
The study herein described was made in twenty-four white homes in Waelder, Texas, in which there were household employees. The study was made for the purpose of finding the requirements for household employment in Waelder, Texas.
A Study of the Effect of Feeding High Vitamin A Foods Upon the Dark Adaptation of College Girls
It is the purpose of the study to determine if the addition of Vita Yam as a source of vitamin A to the daily diet improves the dark adaptation of college-age students.
A Study of the Growth-Promoting Qualities of the Peanut Protein
This study is a comparison of the growth of albino rats fed on a diet containing beef protein with the growth of albino rats fed on a diet containing peanuts as the source of protein.
A Study of the Interest of Junior and Senior High School Girls in the Various Home Activities Performed by Them
The study herein described was made of the seventy-nine girls in the junior and senior high school (grades 8, 9, 10, 11, 12) of the Public School of Cranfills Gap, Texas. The study was made with the purpose of finding the interests of this group of girls in the activities required of them in their homes, so that the writer might use the information gained in building a more successfully functioning program of homemaking in the Cranfills Gap Public School.