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Motivational Orientations Of Participants In Elderhostels , Mabel Dianna Edlow Jan 1983

Motivational Orientations Of Participants In Elderhostels , Mabel Dianna Edlow

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The purpose was to determine the motivational orientations of older adults attending Elderhostels at universities in Iowa and Nebraska. Objectives were to determine reasons given by older adults participating in Elderhostels; determine the relationship of variables such as age, sex, marital status, income, educational level, occupation, previous participation in Elderhostels, subject enrolled in, and place of residence; develop a model of motives for participation of older adults in Elderhostel and compare results of this study to those of previous studies;Older adults attending the University of Northern Iowa Elderhostel participated in the study. In addition, a small random sample of ...


A Food Purchasing Behavior Device For Upper Elementary Students , Shirley Cline Gilmore Jan 1983

A Food Purchasing Behavior Device For Upper Elementary Students , Shirley Cline Gilmore

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The purpose of this study was to develop a group-administered needs assessment device in the area of food purchasing for upper elementary students. Food purchasing concepts were identified as the basis for developing the device. These concepts were product quality, food labeling, and shopping techniques. Specific behaviors were determined for each concept and these behaviors were depicted in 29 black and white pictures. Students selected one of three options to indicate their typical behavor and wrote a reason for the choice of option;Content validity was established by nutrition specialists. A total of 998 fifth and sixth grade students from ...


Personnel Management Skills: Measurement Of Achievement Of Dietetic Students , Lynne Ellen Baltzer Jan 1983

Personnel Management Skills: Measurement Of Achievement Of Dietetic Students , Lynne Ellen Baltzer

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An achievement test was developed that assessed both lower and higher levels of cognitive achievement in personnel management of Coordinated Undergraduate Program in Dietetics (CUP-D) students. The personnel management competencies used to develop the test were those required of CUP-D with a general emphasis as specified in the minimum competency list of The American Dietetic Association (1973);A table of specifications was established based on the minimum competencies and personnel management course outlines from CUP-D. The content areas were managerial process, human behavior, and labor economics. Cognitive levels of knowledge, comprehension, application and analysis, and evaluation were used for the ...


Construction Techniques Used On Women's Dresses And Wraps During The 1860s, Patricia Marie Haviland Jan 1983

Construction Techniques Used On Women's Dresses And Wraps During The 1860s, Patricia Marie Haviland

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