In the past 100 years since the birth of fisheries oceanography, research
on the early life history of fishes, particularly the larval stage, has been extensive, and
much progress has been made in identifying the mechanisms by which factors such
as feeding success, predation, or dispersal can influence larval survival....
The purpose of this study was to examine the meal management
practices used in the homes of selected home economics graduates.
A total of 296 questionnaires were mailed to Oregon State University
home economics graduates for the years 1945, 1950, 1955, and 1960.
Forty-nine percent (146) of the questionnaires were...
This thesis compares two methods for studying the problem-solving processes of
mechanical design engineers. The first method, verbal protocol analysis, was applied
by L. Stauffer to construct a problem-solving model of mechanical design. The
second method, timing analysis, measures the time intervals separating drawing or
speaking actions during the design...
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship
between specific mother-child interactions and selected aspects of
language development in "disadvantaged" children.
The subjects were 19 preschool children in a summer Head
Start program in Denver, Colorado. Their ages ranged from four
years-nine months to five years-seven months. Eighteen...
The concept of marketing, with its primary focus on
meeting customer needs, is being adopted by federal agencies
such as the U.S. Forest Service who are in the business of
providing, among other things, recreation opportunities for
their visiting public. Although not a new concept, the
notion of applying marketing...
Recreation opportunity planning, including use of the recreation
opportunity spectrum (ROS), was developed to aid land managers in
inventorying, classifying, and managing outdoor recreation resources
within an overall planning framework. This planning concept, which
combines physical, managerial, and social setting characteristics
into an array of recreation opportunities ranging from primitive...
This study was designed to identify young homemakers' management
problems and to see if limitations of selected resources caused
problems. Sources used for current homemaking information were
The sample was composed of 50 married homemakers, age 30
or under, who were living with their husbands. Homemakers were
The purpose of this study was to examine the choice of housing
of Asian graduate students living in off-campus housing and to identify
the relationship between present housing satisfaction and housing
The data were collected from Asian graduate students living in
off-campus housing at Oregon State University. Questionnaires designed...
The purpose of the study was to find out how a group of
faculty wives with children used their time and to investigate some
factors in housing and equipment which might influence how they
used their time. A comparison was made between homemakers
with two pre-school age children and homemakers...