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Attitudinal And Demographic Characteristics Of Persons Who Are Supportive Of Sex Education In The Schools, Barbara Ann Henderson Kennedy Jan 1987

Attitudinal And Demographic Characteristics Of Persons Who Are Supportive Of Sex Education In The Schools, Barbara Ann Henderson Kennedy

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The Influence Of Housing Satisfaction On Job Satisfaction, Job Performance And Overall Quality Of Life , Chinella Grayson Henderson Jan 1987

The Influence Of Housing Satisfaction On Job Satisfaction, Job Performance And Overall Quality Of Life , Chinella Grayson Henderson

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This study was designed to investigate how housing satisfaction influences job satisfaction, overall quality of life, and job performance of university faculty. A stratified random sample of 204 faculty at Iowa State University were mailed questionnaires assessing job performance, job satisfaction, and overall quality of life. Sixty follow-up interviews were used to assess housing satisfaction. Data analysis included descriptive statistics, Pearson product moment correlation analysis, and multiple regression.;Results of the study indicated that faculty are generally satisfied with the location and structural characteristics of their homes. They are also satisfied with the location and availability of public facilities. Faculty ...


Perceived Competencies And Attitudes Of Sudanese Undergraduate Students , Laetitia Akosua Purity Hevi-Yiboe Jan 1987

Perceived Competencies And Attitudes Of Sudanese Undergraduate Students , Laetitia Akosua Purity Hevi-Yiboe

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The major purpose of this study was to evaluate the undergraduate programs in the School of Family Sciences and the School of Psychology and Preschool Education at Ahfad University College for Women in Omdurman, Sudan. The objectives were: (1) to develop a program evaluation model to use for the evaluation, (2) to evaluate the perceived competencies of students in the two schools, and (3) to evaluate the effect of the Ahfad program on the attitudes and behaviors of students in the two schools towards the roles of women in the Sudan;A total of 165 female undergraduate students from the ...


Evaluation Of Occupational Child Care Programs In Iowa , Rose Abiodun Iyewarun Jan 1987

Evaluation Of Occupational Child Care Programs In Iowa , Rose Abiodun Iyewarun

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purposes of this study were (1) to examine the achievement, attitude, and performance of students in occupational child care training programs in both secondary schools and area community colleges in Iowa, (2) to evaluate the effectiveness of child care training in occupational home economics in Iowa by assessing occupational status of graduates six months after graduation, and (3) to make recommendations for occupational child care training programs in Iowa;Subjects included the 84 students in nine schools in Iowa that had occupational child care programs during spring 1986. Five programs were in secondary schools and four in post-secondary schools ...


Becoming A First-Time Home Owner: An Analysis Of Household Life History Data , Jaesoon Cho Kim Jan 1987

Becoming A First-Time Home Owner: An Analysis Of Household Life History Data , Jaesoon Cho Kim

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this dissertation was to examine the determinants of becoming a first-time home owner through an analysis of event history data. The data, originally in the form of family and residential histories since household formation, were transformed into a yearly longitudinal form of record for each household's life and referred as marriage-year segments. The households who started with rental tenure were selected up to the first-time move to an owned dwelling or up to the time of the interview. Logistic regression analysis was used to analyze the data. The Morris and Winter housing adjustment theory was used ...


Binding Of Flavor Compounds In Tofu, Ruth A. Kaan Jan 1987

Binding Of Flavor Compounds In Tofu, Ruth A. Kaan

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.