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Curling Eye Heddle, Carolyn S. Hoagland Jun 1982

Curling Eye Heddle, Carolyn S. Hoagland

Iowa State University Patents

The curling eye heddle of the present invention utilizes a curling eye which permits the warp thread used in weaving to be threaded onto or unthreaded off of the heddle at the level of the sheet of warps. The curling eye heddle also permits individual warp threads to be lifted or depressed above or below the sheet of warps, respectively. A diamond adjacent to the curling eye prevents the curling eye from catching or snagging neighboring warp threads.


Volunteer Service And Political Participation Of Professional Home Economists, Linda Erickson Enders Jan 1982

Volunteer Service And Political Participation Of Professional Home Economists, Linda Erickson Enders

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The first purpose of this study was to assess and describe the volunteer service of American Home Economics Association members (AHEA). The second purpose was to assess the political activities of AHEA members, and to identify important variables influencing that participation;The three sections in this research were a descriptive study of the volunteer service of home economists, the utilization of sociodemographic variables in developing a model to succinctly describe volunteer service, and the development of a model to describe political participation;Data used in all three sections were from the 1979 American Home Economics Association Membership Survey. All professional ...


Sexuality Education Instructional Techniques: Relationships Among Teacher Usage, Student Preferences, And Student Learning Styles , Marjorie Maxine Hammonds Jan 1982

Sexuality Education Instructional Techniques: Relationships Among Teacher Usage, Student Preferences, And Student Learning Styles , Marjorie Maxine Hammonds

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This study investigated instructional technique usage of teachers and preferences of students when specific sexuality education topics were taught in the classroom. Also, learning style components of secondary students were identified. Two inventories were developed, one for teachers and one for students. Both consisted of 20 sexuality education topics and 10 instructional techniques commonly used to teach sexuality education. The inventory for students also included 60 learning style items;The sample consisted of 89 Iowa vocational home economics teachers and 334 secondary students. The student sample consisted of 264 females and 70 males;Analysis of data included: (1) frequencies for ...


Home Weaving, Professional Weaving, And Textile Mills In Southeast Iowa, 1833-1870, Deloris H. Connolly Jan 1982

Home Weaving, Professional Weaving, And Textile Mills In Southeast Iowa, 1833-1870, Deloris H. Connolly

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Bodice Fit Compared: Conventional Alterations With And Without Graphic Somatometry, Laura Jo Lesko Jan 1982

Bodice Fit Compared: Conventional Alterations With And Without Graphic Somatometry, Laura Jo Lesko

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.