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Selective Reinforcement of Infant Vocalizations

Description: Through observation of young children much has been learned regarding elementary word acquisition and ordering, sentence formulation, and expansion of verbal experience; but little research regarding what precedes "the word" has been done. The present study was concerned with that period in infancy prior to communicative speech production. The purpose of the present study was to answer the question: Can one selectively reinforce a particular babble?
Date: August 1967
Creator: Zepeda, Ruth Gill
Partner: UNT Libraries

The "Public Image" of George Wallace in the the 1968 Presidential Election

Description: The intention of this study is to examine the public image of George Wallace in the 1968 presidential campaign from its earliest inception to its general acceptance and at the same time, to determine if this image contributed to his defeat at the polls. The study will seek to be an interpretative rather than exhaustive historical research summary and will attempt to view Wallace's image from as an objective posture as possible.
Date: August 1969
Creator: Rasberry, Robert W.
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Incidence of Hearing Loss and of Nonorganic Hearing Problems in Juvenile Delinquents

Description: The purpose of this investigation was (1) to perform hearing screening tests on 100 youths who are classified as delinquent; (2) to evaluate more completely the hearing of those who fail the hearing screening tests in order to determine the nature and severity of the losses; and (3) to determine whether or not any significant number of the youths tested demonstrate nonorganic components in their reported audiometric thresholds.
Date: August 1969
Creator: Petersen, Brenda
Partner: UNT Libraries

An Analysis of Invention in Selected Speeches by Sam Rayburn

Description: This thesis will give primary attention to an analysis of invention in selected congressional, campaign, and ceremonial speeches of Sam Rayburn. Such an analysis should reveal the most common modes of persuasion used by the man.
Date: August 1969
Creator: Gooch, Brenda Gale
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Relationship of Language and Articulation Ability to Reading Ability

Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between articulation ability and reading ability, between articulation ability and language development, and between language development and reading ability. This study examined children with minor difficulties and children with a history of more severe articulation problems separately in order to determine whether severity of articulation disability is related to reading ability.
Date: January 1968
Creator: Butt, Francis V.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Relationships between Dogmatism and Ego-Involvement

Description: The purpose of this thesis is to examine the relationships between personality-centered and issue-centered approaches to a study of attitudes. The relationships will be sought through examination of the essential characteristics of the ideas behind each approach and by exposing the same population to both of the data-gathering methods employed by these researchers, i.e., Rokeach's Dogmatism Scale, and Sherif, et al.'s Method of Ordered Alternatives.
Date: January 1969
Creator: Dean, Sandra E.
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Proposal for the Establishment of a Low-Power, Frequency Modulated, Educational Radio Station as Exemplified by Oklahoma Baptist University

Description: The purpose of this study was to investigate the various aspects of low-power frequency modulation educational broadcasting and to formulate from the findings a guide for the establishment of stations on campuses as exemplified at Oklahoma Baptist University. It is hoped that this report will provide detailed information of interest and value to that university, its staff, its present and future scholars, and to other school and individuals interested in building an educational broadcast facility.
Date: January 1968
Creator: Lane, Kenneth R.
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Rhetorical Study of President John F. Kennedy's Ceremonial Speaking

Description: Rhetorical studies have been lacking in the area of John F. Kennedy's ceremonial speeches. Therefore, it was felt that a contribution could be made by analyzing samples of President Kennedy's speeches delivered on special occasions in order to describe what he used in such situations and where possible to attempt to explain why he used these devices. This study will be done in light of principles given by some classical and modern rhetoricians concerning the ceremonial speech. The specific criteria will be the rhetorical canons of invention, disposition, and style.
Date: January 1968
Creator: Neu, Wayne
Partner: UNT Libraries