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Iowa State University

Family and consumer sciences education

1987

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Factors Influencing Teaching Aging-Related Concepts In Secondary Schools , Rose Awuor Mwonya Jan 1987

Factors Influencing Teaching Aging-Related Concepts In Secondary Schools , Rose Awuor Mwonya

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The major purpose of this study was to examine factors influencing teaching about aging by vocational home economics teachers. Because attitudes toward old people was one of the factors explored in the study, a secondary purpose of the study was to identify the underlying dimensions of Kogan's Attitudes Toward Old People Scale (OPS), an instrument that has been used extensively in attitudinal research;The population for the study was 391 vocational home economics teachers in the state of Iowa. A mailed questionnaire was sent to all of the teachers identified and questionnaires from 300 teachers provided usable data for ...


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 ...