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Differences In Attitude Toward Marriage And Family Life Among Single Adult Offspring Of Intact-Happy, Intact-Unhappy And Divorced Families, Dorothy Lucille Anacleto May 1984

Differences In Attitude Toward Marriage And Family Life Among Single Adult Offspring Of Intact-Happy, Intact-Unhappy And Divorced Families, Dorothy Lucille Anacleto

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

Purpose: Children of divorced parents seem to have more divorces when they themselves marry. I f an "intergenerational transmission" effect exists, differences in attitude should exist even before marriage. What differences in attitude exist, if any, between the offspring of divorced parents and of intact-happy parents? Procedure: The Anacleto Marital Attitude Inve ntory (AMAI) was developed with 92 Likert- scaled items . Internal consist e ncy (.88), Reliability (.81), and Concurrent Validity (.65) for the total test as well as for 8 subscales we r e judged satisfac t o ry. Higher scores show more healthy attitudes. The AMAI was administered ...


Willingness Of Private/Parochial Secondary Schools To Participate In A Voucher Plan, Ray Everett Crawford Jr. Feb 1984

Willingness Of Private/Parochial Secondary Schools To Participate In A Voucher Plan, Ray Everett Crawford Jr.

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to determine if private/parochial schools were interested in participating in a voucher plan where all students are given a cash voucher to spend at the school of their choice. If they were willing to participate, the study identified the controls the schools were willing to tolerate and still participate. If they were opposed to a voucher plan from the outset, the study identified the reasons for their reluctance to participate.


The Effect Of The Anderson Knee Stabler On Various Components Of Knee Function : A Thesis ..., Alfred J. Tedeschi Jan 1984

The Effect Of The Anderson Knee Stabler On Various Components Of Knee Function : A Thesis ..., Alfred J. Tedeschi

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A Model Four Year Post-Secondary Core Curriculum For California Law Enforcement Personnel, John Hamilton Burge Jan 1984

A Model Four Year Post-Secondary Core Curriculum For California Law Enforcement Personnel, John Hamilton Burge

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the perceptions of California police practitioners and postsecondary law enforcement educators regarding current and future curriculum issues. Through this method, a new core curriculum model was developed. Additonally, the study investigated which philosophical orientation should be used in the fuure to teach law enforcement courses at the postsecondary level.

Procedures: The sample population of police practitioners, included 380 officers from 15 California police agencies. Also, 23 educators from California State Universities, who offer a law enforcement major leading to a bachelor's degree, were sampled. A modified mail survey, with a ...


Chinese Parents' Support For The Bilingual Educational Program, Edmond Lee Jan 1984

Chinese Parents' Support For The Bilingual Educational Program, Edmond Lee

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine support for the bilingual education program. Specifically, this study focused on parents whose children are in bilingual education classes in the elementary grades and sought to explore the relationship between support and several independent variables. They were: (a) socioeconomic status of the parents, (b) parental involvement with the program, and (c) parent influence in the program.

Procedure: Questionnaires were sent to 256 Chinese parents who had children in an elementary bilingual education program in Oakland. A total of 191 or 76.4 percent returned the survey. The respondents were asked to ...


Factors Influencing Post - High School Graduation Plans Of Students Enrolled In Food Service-Related Courses At California Regional Occupation Centers/Programs (Career Selection, Occupational Choice, Vocational), Faye Candace Stucy Johnson Jan 1984

Factors Influencing Post - High School Graduation Plans Of Students Enrolled In Food Service-Related Courses At California Regional Occupation Centers/Programs (Career Selection, Occupational Choice, Vocational), Faye Candace Stucy Johnson

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine the degree of influence from various factors on a student's decision to enroll in a food service-related course and whether these factors were affected by post high school graduation plans.

Procedure: Sixty-nine percent of the Regional Occupational Centers/ Programs teachers and one section of students instructed by each teacher completed the survey instruments. The questionnaire items queried the respondents concerning demographic information as well as the degree of influence of various person- and job-related factors.

Findings and Conclusions: Results of this investigation revealed that the responding student population had a ...


Attitudes Of Retailers And College Educators Concerning Fashion Retail Internships (Merchandising, Cooperative Education, Employer Attitudes), Gwendolyn Cathers Sheldon Jan 1984

Attitudes Of Retailers And College Educators Concerning Fashion Retail Internships (Merchandising, Cooperative Education, Employer Attitudes), Gwendolyn Cathers Sheldon

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

Purpose: The purposes of this study were to: 1) provide information which will facilitate the development of meaningful and realistic internships for fashion merchandising students, 2) determine the degree of agreement between retailers and educators concerning internships, and 3) determine if different types of retailers have different attitudes toward internship experiences. Procedures: California four year college and university educators and retailers were surveyed. The questionnaire items concerned school characteristics influencing retailer participation in internship programs, intern selection criteria, coursework important for students to complete prior to internships, and activities that interns should experience during a retail internship. The responses analyzed ...


The Preschool Language-Cognitive Skills Assessment For Curriculum Entry Test: Predictive Validity In Relation To Academic School Achievement Of Early Grade Level Boys And Girls, Judy Basta-Brislain Jan 1984

The Preschool Language-Cognitive Skills Assessment For Curriculum Entry Test: Predictive Validity In Relation To Academic School Achievement Of Early Grade Level Boys And Girls, Judy Basta-Brislain

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

Purpose. The purpose of this study was to investigate the validity of the Preschool Language-Cognitive Skills Assessment for Curriculum Entry Test (PLACE) in predicting academic school achievement in the early school grades; 1, 2, 3, and 4. Procedure. The primary relationship which was important to this study was the relationship between scores attained on the Preschool Language-Cognitive Skills Assessment for Curriculum Entry Test and subsequent academic achievement in the early school grades; 1, 2, 3, and 4. This relationship was investigated through a comparison of scores attained on the Preschool Language-Cognitive Skills Assessment for Curriculum Entry Test and subsequent academic ...


Locus Of Control As A Predictor Of Academic Learning Time, David A. Markwell Jan 1984

Locus Of Control As A Predictor Of Academic Learning Time, David A. Markwell

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

This dissertation examined the relationship between locus of control (for all, positive, and negative events) and rate of academically engaged learning time (for mathematics and language arts separately and together) and how this relationship is affected by the sex, ethnicity, socio-economic status and achievement of the student and the grade and instructional organization of the school. The subjects for this investigation consisted of 56 fourth grade students at two year-around schools in Watsonville, California. This sample included the following approximate proportions: males-60%; low socio-economic status (qualified for free or reduced lunches) SO%; and Hispanic-60%. Data gathering was accomplished by reviewing ...


Performance Evaluation Of Administrators By Faculty In Selected Baccalaureate Programs In Nursing, Karen T. Nishio Jan 1984

Performance Evaluation Of Administrators By Faculty In Selected Baccalaureate Programs In Nursing, Karen T. Nishio

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Factors Affecting Attendance Of Junior High School And Middle School Students, Albert F. Martinez Jan 1984

Factors Affecting Attendance Of Junior High School And Middle School Students, Albert F. Martinez

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

The study examines the effect that implementation of California State Law establishing School Attendance Review Boards has had on Junior High and Middle School Students in the Central Valley of California. The legislation deals with students who have problems of truancy and student misconduct. The study focused on the effect that referral to the School Attendance Review Board had on pupil attendance in the counties of San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Fresno, Kings, and Kern in the San Joaquin Vallev of California.

A questionnaire was administered to principals of 36 junior high and middle schools in three geographical sections of the San ...


An Analysis Of The Relationship Between Large School Districts And The Press In California, Linda Kay Wark Jan 1984

An Analysis Of The Relationship Between Large School Districts And The Press In California, Linda Kay Wark

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

Purpose : The purpose of this study was to clarify and analyze the relationship between large school districts and the press in California.

Procedures: Two similar surveys were developed for this study, one for superintendents and public information officers and one for editors and education reporters. The educators• survey had twenty-one items and the journalists• survey twenty-three items. A number of the items were on both surveys. The educators• survey was sent to the superintendent and public information officer of California school districts with over ten thousand average daily attendance (ADA); the journalists• survey was sent to the editor and the ...