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The Effect Of Kindergarten Nonpromotion Of The Developmentally Immature Child On Self-Concept, Peer Acceptance, Academic Attitude, Classroom Adjustment And Academic Achievement, Betty M. Carlson Mccarty Jan 1986

The Effect Of Kindergarten Nonpromotion Of The Developmentally Immature Child On Self-Concept, Peer Acceptance, Academic Attitude, Classroom Adjustment And Academic Achievement, Betty M. Carlson Mccarty

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of a second year in kindergarten on the self-concept, peer acceptance, academic attitude, classroom adjustment, and academic achievement of children who were identified by their kindergarten teacher as developmentally unready for first grade.

The ex post facto study, which was conducted in a large school district in northern California, was unique in its longitudinal nature. Whereas other studies looked at subjects over a 2 or 3 year period, no other study was found that examined the effects of kindergarten nonpromotion over an 8 year span.

The sample comprised 63 pupils ...


A Study Of Catharsis (Abreaction, Emotional Discharge), In 4th, 5th, And 6th Grade Students, Drina Miriam Fried-Roberts Jan 1983

A Study Of Catharsis (Abreaction, Emotional Discharge), In 4th, 5th, And 6th Grade Students, Drina Miriam Fried-Roberts

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

Problem. Catharsis is becoming more widely talked about as a method to get rid of negative emotions, to gain increased achievement, social maturity, and emotional well being. The emphasis on affective education is one example. There have been few controlled studies testing the catharsis hypothesis directly. No formal research is available that uses (randomly chosen) young people as subjects in studying emotional discharge.

Purpose. The purpose of the study is to see whether elementary school students can accept training in this re-evaluation counseling mental health model. Comparisons of those who hear about the model are made with those who hear ...


The Effects Of Parent Effectiveness Training On Parents' Personal And Child Rearing Values, James Lee Witty Jan 1978

The Effects Of Parent Effectiveness Training On Parents' Personal And Child Rearing Values, James Lee Witty

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

There is growing evidence of a need for training parents to be more effective in child-rearing practices regarding values acquisition and clarification. The primary objective of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of Parent Effectiveness Training, a parent education program, in changing the personal and child-rearing values of the participating parents.


Contraceptive Sterilization As A Life Change Event: Its Effects Upon The Mmpi And Cpi Scales, Joseph Lee Anastasio Jan 1978

Contraceptive Sterilization As A Life Change Event: Its Effects Upon The Mmpi And Cpi Scales, Joseph Lee Anastasio

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A Comparative Study Of Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Profiles Of School, Counseling And Clinical Psychology Trainees., Howard Marvin Budwin Feb 1977

A Comparative Study Of Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Profiles Of School, Counseling And Clinical Psychology Trainees., Howard Marvin Budwin

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


An Abbreviated Form Of The Wechsler Intelligence Scale For Children, William Lee Gainer Jan 1962

An Abbreviated Form Of The Wechsler Intelligence Scale For Children, William Lee Gainer

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.