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Meta-Analysis Of Studies Investigating The Effects Of Father Absence On Children's Cognitive Development, Stephanie Ann Salzman Jan 1986

Meta-Analysis Of Studies Investigating The Effects Of Father Absence On Children's Cognitive Development, Stephanie Ann Salzman

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of the present study was the integration of the father-absence research to determine the effects of father absence on children's cognitive development as assessed by standardized intelligence, aptitude, and achievement tests and school grades. The study used the quantitative integrative review methodology of meta-analysis through which the findings from individual studies were integrated and relations between the study findings and characteristics were explored. The meta-analytic approach involved transforming the findings of individual studies to a common metric (i.e., effect size), describing and coding the characteristics of the studies, and then using the analysis of variance and ...


The Prediction Of University Residence Counselor Effectiveness Utilizing The Criterion Referenced Leaderless Group Interview, Rotter Internal/External Locus Of Control Scale And The California Psychological Inventory, Richard Edward Harkness Jan 1983

The Prediction Of University Residence Counselor Effectiveness Utilizing The Criterion Referenced Leaderless Group Interview, Rotter Internal/External Locus Of Control Scale And The California Psychological Inventory, Richard Edward Harkness

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

Methods of selecting and evaluating residence hall counselors were explored in this study. The Criterion Referenced Leaderless Group Interview (CRLGI) was defined as a selection technique and evaluated for its utility as a predictor of Residence Counselor effectiveness. In addition, the California Psychological Inventory (CPI) ad Rotter Internal/External Locus of Control Scale (LOC) were used as predictors of Residence Counselor effectiveness. The Harkness Assessment of Residence Counselors (HARC) was designed and subjected to psychometric reliability and validity studies. The HARC served as the criterion measure of Residence Counselor effectiveness. Seventy-two residence hall counselors at the University of the Pacific ...


The Use Of The Wechsler Intelligence Scale For Children In Differentiating Among Three Types Of Mental Defectives, Edward Gerald Tava Jan 1972

The Use Of The Wechsler Intelligence Scale For Children In Differentiating Among Three Types Of Mental Defectives, Edward Gerald Tava

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of the study was to identify those measured skills contained within the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC) which would differentiate among the organic mental defective, the familial mental defective, and these children misidentified as mentally retarded because of language and cultural differences.


Reality Therapy In The Classroom, Richard Manning Hawes Jan 1970

Reality Therapy In The Classroom, Richard Manning Hawes

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

The primary purpose of this study was to assess the effects of a Schools Without Failures program on the culturally deprived Black child's belief of internal-external control or the child's belief in self-responsibility versus powerlessness.