In response to the growing preference for the small family, this study was carried cut to acquire information about women who expect zero, one, or two children. The purposes of the study were: to identify the cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of these women; and to determine which of these characteristics...
An experimental study was conducted with beginning typewriting
students to investigate the effects of two variables in proofreading
straight copy paragraph materials in the independent method of
proofreading. One was the influence of repetition which was examined
through the use of three different methods of reading. The second
This thesis is an exploration of how male trickster figures operate in the Gothic fiction of 20th century American female authors. Specifically, I look at the short stories “The Daemon Lover” by Shirley Jackson, “Good Country People” by Flannery O’Connor, and “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” by...
Research on the topic of learning styles has
revealed the positive impact that implementation of a
learning styles program can have on the education of
America's youth. Yet for many districts in the state
of Oregon, implementation is hindered by a lack of
available funds and personnel trained to do...
The study was designed to determine the effect of doctoral
study upon the marriages of doctoral students.
The sample for the research was drawn from the total population of married doctoral students enrolled in Oregon State University/Western Oregon State College's School of Education and Oregon
State University's College of Home...
The objectives of this study were:
1. To determine the job-acquisition skills used by the
1976 and 1977 Clothing, Textiles, and Related Arts
graduates of Oregon State University in obtaining first
2. To assess the relationship between success of the
Clothing, Textiles, and Related Arts graduates of
The purpose of this investigation was to duplicate the methodology
of the Pitcher and Prelinger (1963) study, using their theoretical framework
and category system, to examine the cultural impact upon the
development of a group of socioeconomically disadvantaged preschool
children as reflected in their fantasy products, specifically
in their spontaneously...
Human satiety and hunger are usually measured by observations of
eating behavior or by verbal reports. Neither of these seems to be an
objective method of measurement. Some studies have indicated that pupil
responses to pictures of food may correspond with interest in food. The
objective of this study was...
The purpose of the study was to determine if a self-assessment procedure provides data with acceptable accuracy for use in Adult Basic Education placement diagnostic batteries. Several factors descriptive of the population and the treatment were studied: 1. The overall degree of accuracy in computation and word pronunciation. 2. The...
This research explores the barriers that prevent stakeholders from changing their hobby behaviors to help prevent the spread of invasive species in Oregon. Invasive species are increasingly causing economic and ecosystem harm in Oregon. This is among the first studies done on the human dimensions of invasive species. Using the...