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A Model Child Abuse And Neglect Reporting Policy And Procedure For Use By Utah School Personnel, Samuel Barry London May 1976

A Model Child Abuse And Neglect Reporting Policy And Procedure For Use By Utah School Personnel, Samuel Barry London

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

A model child abuse and neglect reporting policy and procedure was developed which Utah school districts could use in preparing their own district specific policies and procedures for use by district personnel. The development of the model policy was carried out using two groups of consultants for evaluating the model's format, content, and usability. A third group of consultants, the superintendent or a designee in each of the 40 Utah school districts, was asked to evaluate the model policy for completeness, format, and adoptability. The evaluation was made with a questionnaire developed by the researcher and mailed to the ...


The Incidence Of Child Abuse And Neglect In The Population At The Utah State Industrial School, Jeff Clark May 1976

The Incidence Of Child Abuse And Neglect In The Population At The Utah State Industrial School, Jeff Clark

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

There has been some speculation that abuse/neglect may lead to later antisocial behavior by the abused/neglected child. It was the vi purpose of this project to determine the frequency of abuse/neglect in the population at the State Industrial School and to compare the types of crimes committed by abused/neglected delinquents with those delinquents not abused/neglected.

The subjects consisted of all the adolescents committed to the State Industrial School. During the research project, 159 adolescents were at the State Industrial School. Of those, 63 had data in their files indicating some form of abuse or neglect ...


The Effectiveness Of Training For Empathy In Pre-Service Teacher Education, John Bruce Jessen May 1976

The Effectiveness Of Training For Empathy In Pre-Service Teacher Education, John Bruce Jessen

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The specific objective of this research was to determine the effectiveness of training on understanding empathy in the teacher training process.

Subjects were Utah State University students enrolled in Elementary Education during winter quarter 1976. The experimental group was composed of 34 subjects and the control group of 27 subjects.

Both groups were administered a pretest. The experimental group then received the treatment which consisted of a training program designed to help them to be able to (1) define, (2) recognize instances of, and (3) to emit empathic behavior. At the conclusion of the training program both the experimental and ...


The Effect Of A Nutrition Program On Knowledge Of Nutrition And Nutrition Attitudes And Practices Of Fifth Grade Students In Granite School District, Nancy Brubaker Sorensen May 1976

The Effect Of A Nutrition Program On Knowledge Of Nutrition And Nutrition Attitudes And Practices Of Fifth Grade Students In Granite School District, Nancy Brubaker Sorensen

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to evaluate a six week nutrition program in terms of its effect on nutrition knowledge and its effect on food practices and attitudes. A survey of the dietary food intake was also made. Fifth grade students in Granite School District, Salt Lake City, Utah, were the participants. A pretest and a postest were used to determine the effect of the program. The tests showed that cognitive knowledge increased in many areas, attitudes became more positive and there was little improvement in dietary intake. Dietary intake was low in fruits, vegetables and milk but adequate ...


Attitudinal Effects Of Unified Mathematics At Hillcrest High School, Willis Dean Samuels May 1976

Attitudinal Effects Of Unified Mathematics At Hillcrest High School, Willis Dean Samuels

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between ( 1) attitude as expressed on Aiken 1s Mathematics Attitude Scale between students who had been taught Unified Mathematics and similar students who had not been taught Unified Mathematics. The sample consisted of 37 students in the treatment group and 46 students in the control group.

The students were given a copy of Aiken's Mathematics Attitude Scale. The responses were scored by the researcher. Seven null hypotheses were examined by calculating the means and standard deviations of each group. Comparison of the posttest means was performed by using ...


The Preschool Child's Knowledge Of Musical Pitch, Farol Ann Nelson May 1976

The Preschool Child's Knowledge Of Musical Pitch, Farol Ann Nelson

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The objective of this study was to determine what kinds of musical instruments were most effective in developing pitch discrimination in preschool children. Five melody instruments were used in this study, including a wooden soprano recorder, a C flute, a commercially made xylophone, a melodica, and a set of cut conduit pipes played as a xylophone-type instrument. Children from the Child Development Labs at Utah State University, Logan, Utah comprised the sample.

It was found that children do identify high and low pitches more easily in some instruments than in others. They discriminated between high and low pitches of the ...


A Study To Determine What Businessmen In Logan Know About The Cooperative Office Education Concept, Penelope Patz May 1976

A Study To Determine What Businessmen In Logan Know About The Cooperative Office Education Concept, Penelope Patz

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

The first program of cooperative education was established in 1906, and by 1942 there were thirty programs in the country. During World War II, all cooperative programs were stopped in the interest of getting people through school as quickly as possible. When programs were resumed after the war, the pace picked up some, going from 26 programs in 1946 to 130 programs in 1968 (Ferris, 1969, p. 480).

The primary objective of cooperative vocational education is to turn out skilled, responsible young adults who upon graduation from high school can assume a productive place in our technical society. A successful ...


A Study Of The Interest In An Expanded Distributive Education Program At Bountiful High School, Donald Koenig May 1976

A Study Of The Interest In An Expanded Distributive Education Program At Bountiful High School, Donald Koenig

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

Distributive education is concerned with the preparation of individuals for entry and advancement in careers in marketing and distribution. The field of distribution includes the following 19 occupational specializations:

a. Advertising Services

b. Apparel and Accessories

c. Automotive

d. Finance and Credit

e. Floristry

f. Food Distribution

g. Food Services

h. General Merchandise

i. Hardware, Building Materials, Farm and Gcirden Supplies and Equipment

j. Home Furnishings

k. Hotel and Lodging

I. Industrial Marketing

m. Insurance

n. Personal Services

o . Petroleum

p. Real Estate

q. Recreation and Tourism

r. Transportation

Distributive education is a sub-field of vocational education. Meyers, Crawford, and ...


A Study To Determine Why Forkner Shorthand Students Do Or Do Not Enroll In The Intermediate And Advanced Levels Of Shorthand At Utah State University, Mary Diskin May 1976

A Study To Determine Why Forkner Shorthand Students Do Or Do Not Enroll In The Intermediate And Advanced Levels Of Shorthand At Utah State University, Mary Diskin

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

Shorthand plays a very necessary part in preparing our office education students. There has been much discussion as to which type of writing system is more efficient. Some authorities in the field fee l that abbreviated longhand systems can be learned more easily than symbol systems.

According to Wagoner:

The usual advantages claimed for various abbreviated longhand systems are: the ease of converting from longhand to an abbreviated longhand system, a shorter learning period than a symbol system, and the ease of transcription. (1960, p. 21)

Since the Forkner system is based largely on what the learner already knows, the ...


A Follow-Up Study Of Utah Skills Center-North Office Occupations Graduates And Employers, Roietta J. Goodwin May 1976

A Follow-Up Study Of Utah Skills Center-North Office Occupations Graduates And Employers, Roietta J. Goodwin

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

The objective of vocational education is to provide any student with the necessary skills and knowledge that utilize [sic] the full potential of the student's abilities and provides the employer with an employee who is immediately productive with a minimum of retraining

The Vocational Education Act of 1963 was written to provide high-quality vocational training to people of all ages. The aim was to further opportunities for gainful employment and to satisfy needs, interests, and abilities. Between fiscal years 1963 and 1973, $2.5 billion was invested. The Manpower Development and Training Act's (MDTA) purpose was to assist ...


A Follow-Up Study To Determine The Employment Status Of Utah State University Distributive Education Graduate, 1969-1973, Robert K. Shaw May 1976

A Follow-Up Study To Determine The Employment Status Of Utah State University Distributive Education Graduate, 1969-1973, Robert K. Shaw

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

Those persons involved with the curriculum in the Business Education Department at Utah State University need to be kept informed of the current location and employment status of graduates from the distributive education program at that institution. This will enable them to keep abreast of the needs of the program for training teacher-coordinators and others to be employed in the field of distribution. If the graduates are employed in distributive education positions, a knowledge of their attitudes toward the curriculum they followed at the university will help in evaluating and upgrading to meet the needs of a changing world. Only ...


A Study To Determine Why Cache County, Utah, High School Students Do Or Do Not Enroll In Second-Year Shorthand, Rebecca B. Boswell May 1976

A Study To Determine Why Cache County, Utah, High School Students Do Or Do Not Enroll In Second-Year Shorthand, Rebecca B. Boswell

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

According to Wanous, the number of students enrolled in shorthand has increased steadily since 1926. However, Wanous states that the number of students enrolling in third and fourth semesters of shorthand is considerably smaller than the number of students enrolled in the first-year shorthand courses.

Anderson's study in which the transcription of first-year shorthand students has been analyzed shows that students can learn shorthand outlines during- the first year of shorthand, However, there is not enough time to acquire adequate skill in the taking of dictation or transcribing dictation to enable the students to obtain a stenographic position. In ...