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Behavioral outcomes of short-term nondirective play therapy with preschool deaf children

Description: This study was conducted to investigate change (as measured by positive growth changes in total personality adjustment, social maturity, and behavior patterns) in pre-school deaf children with behavioral problems who experienced short-term, nondirective play therapy. Change in behavior of these children was also investigated ten weeks after therapy.
Date: December 1975
Creator: Oualline, Viola Jackson
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Organizational adaptation to social change: Methodist churches in urban transitional areas

Description: This study is designed to examine churches in transitional areas of urban centers and how they adapt to social change. The research questions are: What modes of adaptation do churches select in response to social change? Why do churches when faced with social change select different modes of adaptation?
Date: December 1975
Creator: Vetter, Charles E.
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A French music aesthetic of the eighteenth century: a translation and commentary on Michel Paul Gui de Chabanon's Musique considérée en elle-même et dans ses rapports avec la parole, les langues, la poésie, et le théâtre

Description: This annotated translation of Chabanon's Musique considérée with accompanying analysis seeks to establish the aesthetic principles expressed in his book as a significant and independentdeparture from the musical doctrines which prevailed in eighteenth-century France.
Date: December 1975
Creator: Lyall, Harry Robert
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An analysis of faculty attitudes toward administrators in an urban junior college district

Description: The problem of this study is to describe and analyze faculty attitudes toward administrators in an urban junior college district. The purposes of this study are to ascertain the attitudes of junior college faculty toward campus-level administrative positions and to determine what relationship existed between general and specific measures of faculty attitude.
Date: December 1975
Creator: Birkner, Samuel Davis
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Analysis of activities in production typewriting and development of a teaching model and standards

Description: The problem of this study is an analysis of activities in production typewriting, development of a teaching model, and establishment of production standards. The study has four main purposes which are: (1) to identify the time spent in keystroking, decision making, typing from longhand copy, erasing an original, typing and correcting one carbon copy, and proofreading; (2) to test the correlation between anxiety level and decision-making time, and IQ and decision-making time; (3) to analyze the … more
Date: December 1975
Creator: Foust, Patsy
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Kinetics and mechanism of substitution reactions of tungsten carbonyl complexes containing bidentate sulfur ligands

Description: Previous investigation of the kinetics and mechanism of the substitution reaction of bidentate substituted transition metal carbonyl complexes with Lewis bases (L') to yield the cis distributed bidentate substitution product, where M=Cr, Mo, or W and S-S = DTO (2,2,7,7-tetra-methyl-3, 6-dithiaoctane) or DTN (2,2,8,8-tetramethyl-3,7-dithianonane) have suggested that this reaction proceeds via a mechanism involving initial reversible dissociation of one end of the bidentate sulfur ligand followe… more
Date: December 1975
Creator: Schultz, Linda D.
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The impact of a substantial pay raise on teacher performance and job satisfaction in Region IX Service Center area of Texas

Description: The problem with which this investigation is concerned is to determine the effect of a recent substantial salary increase upon job satisfaction and job performance of Texas teachers. A comparison was made between the results of an evaluation of performance and measure of job satisfaction found in the 1973 study by McPherson with the same population in 1975.
Date: December 1975
Creator: Neely, Jerry
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The use of electronic calculators in a basic mathematics course for college students

Description: The problem with which this investigation was concerned was that of the determining relationships between attitude and between achievement of students in those classes in college basic mathematics which utilized electronic calculators during class sessions and students in those classes which did not utilize electronic calculators.
Date: December 1975
Creator: Nichols, Warren E.
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Characterizations of properties of spaces of finitely additive set functions in terms of mappings and integrals

Description: Settings and notions are as in previous abstracts of W. D. L. Appling. This paper contains an investigation of the relationship between a class of non-linear functions defined on PAB and certain subspaces of PAB in particular Appling's linear C-sets, Solomon leader's finitely additive Lp spaces, and one of the projective limit spaces studied by Davis, Murray, and Weber.
Date: December 1975
Creator: Bell, Wayne C.
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The influence of Stoicism on the Jacobean drama

Description: The purpose of this dissertation is to identify the Stoic influences in the Jacobean drama. Although the Stoic figure and references to Stoicism appear frequently in this drama, there has never been a comprehensive study of the Stoic element in the drama of this period. This study will fill this scholastic gap.
Date: December 1975
Creator: Wilson, Rodney Earl
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A study in self-scheduling of high school students as opposed to computer scheduling

Description: The problem with which this investigation is concerned is that of determining success of selection of classes and satisfaction or dissatisfaction with self-scheduling as opposed to computer scheduling. A survey is made of 468 randomly selected high school students from four high schools in a large metropolitan school district.
Date: December 1975
Creator: Bingham, Walter W.
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Mixed dimerizations of halogenated ketenes and chemistry of cycloadducts

Description: The investigation presented is in two parts: a study of the mixed dimerizations of halogenated ketenes with non-halogenated ketenes and a study of the rearrangements of 8-chloro-8-methylbicyclo {4.2.0} oct-2-en-7-ones.
Date: December 1975
Creator: Ting, Patrick Lu-ping
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Teacher evaluation practices in selected Texas public high schools

Description: The problem of this study was an investigation of teacher and administrator perceptions of teacher evaluation and the relationship of those perceptions to teacher evaluation policies and practices in public high schools in the State of Texas.
Date: December 1975
Creator: Reavis, Ralph G.
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A proposed strategy for reorganizing secondary school teacher preparation in Pakistan

Description: In order to design an educational system that reflects Pakistani culture and ideology, teacher education programs must be developed which reflect the overall expectations by the country's various social, economic, and educational institutions. Such a program should take the lead in not only developing the educational system but also in establishing priorities in social, economic, and educational changes.
Date: December 1975
Creator: Khan, Ahmed Noor
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Mexican-American youth: orientations toward political authority

Description: Political socialization, defined here as the internalization of supportive norms and values toward the political system, has received new impetus since the early 1960's. Students of the concept have launched a multi-frontal assault in order to accumulate data which will produce knowledge, understanding, and explanations about the state of the field.
Date: December 1975
Creator: García, Neftalí G.
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The image of the new-car dealer as perceived by the new-car buyer: a comparative study of differential attitudes

Description: The purpose of this research is to study the attitudes of new-car buyers regarding the franchised automobile dealer, to identify those factors which are the most important to the buyer when selecting the dealer, and to measure the effects of dealer competition in various sized cities on the attitudes of buyers.
Date: December 1975
Creator: Pribyl, Francis Joseph
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A descriptive analysis of the process of play therapy

Description: The problem of this study was an analysis of the process of play therapy. The purposes of this study were (1) to describe the patterns of play activity, nonverbal expression, and verbal expression during the process of play therapy over fifteen sessions; (2) to compare the patterns of play activity, nonverbal expression, and verbal expression of boys and girls during play therapy; and (3) to verify the processes of play activity, nonverbal expression, and verbal expression during extended play … more
Date: December 1975
Creator: Withee, Kathleen Louise
Partner: UNT Libraries
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