Canaday, Helen

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Parents' attitudes toward mainstreaming their handicapped children in preschool programs 1984 73 Preschool mainstreaming is a practice and an issue currently receiving much attention. In conjunction with the growth of preschool integration, research was conducted examining the individuals who created, implemented, and evaluated such programs. Ho...
Interrupted versus uninterrupted story reading to preschool children 1983 87 The purpose of the study was to determine whether significant differences resulted in the memory and comprehension behavior of three- and four-year-old children at the United Day Care Center in Radford, Virginia, who were read stories under two diffe...
The positive self-evaluation of selected adolescents living in group care 1974 77 The study was conducted to examine the effects of the positive self-evaluation of others on the self-evaluations of the 120 subjects residing on the Mills Home Campus, Thomasville, one of the Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina, Inc. Rubin's S...
The relative role of previous experience on the recognition and transfer of geometric forms 1974 74 The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of prior tactual, prior visual, and prior tactualvisual experience on the recognition of simple shapes embedded in more complex figures, the length of time needed to recognize the shapes, the t...
Levels of religious thinking in young children and religious practices of their families 1978 80 The purpose of the present study was to assess the levels of religious thinking of young children and to determine whether there was a significant relationship between the religious practices of the children and their families and the religious think...
An investigation of the relationship between aphasia and sensorimotor level cognitive functions 1977 85 It is the purpose of this study to investigate the relationship between the level of severity of aphasia and the classification of aphasia, as determined by the Boston Diagnostic Aphasia Examination, and the ability to perform sensorimotor level cogn...
Creative and leadership behaviors of preschool children 1974 87 The present study was conducted to investigate creative and leadership behaviors of a group of preschool children, who were selected from the Greensboro Head Start Program and church sponsored kindergartens. The data for creative behavior were collec...
Effects of treatment on conservation of continuous quantity tasks in young children 1975 69 The purpose of the experiment was to determine whether or not children five years of age could be taught to conserve continuous quantity. It was hypothesized that there would be no difference in conservation performance of children in the cognitive c...
A comparison of trained and untrained caregivers' behaviors with varied infant-adult ratios 1980 90 It was the purpose of this study to compare two trained and two untrained caregivers as they cared for groups of infants under 18 months. Each caregiver worked in a one adult to five infant ratio and a one adult to eight infant ratio. The trained and...
The identity-equivalence conservation paradigm : development relative to age and task criteria 1981 96 Elkind's identity-equivalence paradigm defined the conservation process as two distinct operations. Identity conservation, which occurred first, related to one stimulus before and after it had undergone a transformation. Equivalence conservation, the...
Parental perceptions of disciplining preschool children 1984 71 The major purpose of the study was to describe parents' perceptions of their discipline of their children in relation to specific demographic factors in the 1960's, 1970's, and 1980's. The specific demographic factors were age, sex and birth order of...
Maternal attitudes in women trained for childbirth by Lamaze techniques and women receiving no formal prenatal training 1974 122 The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between prenatal education using psychophysical methods and maternal attitudes. The major question was, do courses designed to alter attitudes of women toward childbirth also alter their a...
The language use and language development of blind and sighted preschool children 1983 92 The purposes of this study were to investigate the language use and language development of blind and sighted preschool children who were in the same daily environment by means of naturalistic, observational research and to field test the methodology...
Circadian periodicities of selected social and motor behaviors in two-year-old children : an ethological investigation 1976 75 The problem investigated in this study was the relationship between the frequencies and durations of selected behavioral categories in a group of two-year-old children and time of day. Specifically, the question asked was, do two-year-olds' behaviors...
Childbirth education : a descriptive investigation 1973 68 It was the purpose of this study to design and begin the initial phase of the psychological-sociological segment of the Pregnancy Helping System (PHS) as elaborated by the Pregnancy Helping System staff of the Department of Child Development and Fami...
Sex-typed attitudes, sex-typed contingency behaviors, and personality characteristics of male caregivers 1976 79 The present study was designed to investigate the sex-typed attitudes, sex-typed contingency behaviors, and personality characteristics of male caregivers. The data for sex-typed attitudes were collected from The Sex-Typed Attitude Checklist, drawn f...
Obesity, child-feeding attitudes, and reactive eating : an intergenerational study 1977 156 The present study was conducted in order to assess the relationships among levels of obesity/leanness, reactive eating, and child-feeding attitudes of a group of college women and the child-feeding attitudes of the students' mothers. The four types o...
Attitudes of regular classroom teachers toward the integration of students with visual impairments into regular education programs 1980 78 In recent years interest has developed concerning mainstreaming exceptional students into regular classroom programs. The present exploratory study was designed to investigate the attitudes of regular classroom teachers on a variety of topics associa...
A preliminary validation study of the Basic Assumption Inventory 1974 60 The present study was designed to investigate the validity and reliability of the Basic Assumption Inventory and to further the development of this paper and pencil instrument to provide some measure of the probable teaching behavior of elementary te...
Teaching correlates of number conservation to very young children 1973 50 The purposes of the experiment were to find out whether or not children under five years of age could conserve numbers and to ascertain if the ability to conserve numbers could be taught to three-, four-, and five-year-old children. It was hypothesiz...
The effect of morality content stories on the young child's responses on a moral development inventory 1978 78 The primary objective of the present study was to experimentally test the hypothesis that moral development could be fostered in first-grade children by reading them morality stories selected for their content similarity to the induction child-rearin...
Concept perception in preschool children's use of stories through several media 1985 6 The purpose of the study was to determine the difference in concept perception in preschool children using story reading through several different media presentations. Specifically, it was to ascertain if significant differences did exist in concept ...
Adolescent mothers['] perception[s] of their infants and quality of mother-infant interaction 1985 21 The major purpose of the study was to assess the value of a mother-infant acquaintance program for adolescent mothers. Adolescent mothers' perception of their own infants was compared with their perception of the average infant at one to two days pos...
Parental perceptions of 2, 3, and 4-year-old children: 1963-1983 1984 8 The purpose of this study was to assess parental perceptions of specific characteristics of their children over a period of two decades from 1963 to 1983. The questionnaire Your Child and His Development completed by a parent of each child in the Tod...
The relationship of parent's food preferences and their claims on their children's preferences to the actual food consumption by their children at the nursery school 1963 2 Children's food preferences as they relate to their parents' food preferences and to the claims of their food preferences by their parents were investigated in this study. This research took place in the Nursery School at the Woman's College of the U...
Validation of a test of motor ability of preschool children 1964 3 The purpose of this study was to validate two batteries of tests, totalling five test items, which were described in a pilot study done by Flinchum (1962). The present study also proposed to investigate measures of motor ability of children between t...
The selection and consumption of food by nursery school children 1965 1 The purposes of the study were to determine: which foods from a selected group of foods twenty-four preschool children would select to eat and the apparent amount of each food that was consumed; the relationship between the food the children selected...
Physiological and psychological factors related to selected food choices : five case studies 1966 2 The purpose of the study was to investigate the interrelationship between foods selected and consumed and the behavior exhibited by five preschool children. These children were enrolled in the Nursery School (School of Home Economics) at the Universi...
Differences between aspirations and expectations among eight-, tenth- and twelfth-grade youth 1965 3 The purpose of the present study was to ascertain the relation of aspiration to expectation among adolescents. Specifically, the study proposed to ascertain whether adolescent aspirations exceeded their expectations and whether aspirations and expect...
Nonverbal communicative skills used with peers by deaf and hearing five-year-old children 1966 2 This study was planned as a means of gaining an increased understanding of nonverbal communicative skills used by preschool children. The purpose of the study was to determine similarities and differences between deaf and hearing five-year-old childr...
Relationship of the order of presentation of vegetables to amount selected and consumed by nursery school children 1967 2 The primary purposes of the study were: (a) to determine which vegetables from a selected group of raw and cooked vegetables twenty-four preschool children selected to eat; (b) to determine the apparent amount of vegetables selected and the apparent ...
Stability of social relationship in two groups of preschool children as measured by a picture sociometric technique 1967 2 A picture sociometric testing technique was used to study peer acceptance and rejection in a group of twelve three year old and twelve four year old children, enrolled in the School of Home Economics Nursery School at the University of North Carolina...
The effect of color on food selection and consumption by nursery school children 1968 2 The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of color on food selection and consumption by nursery school children. The null hypotheses were: 1. There is no difference in the number of servings of food initially selected among the three colo...
Relationship of infant feeding mode, tongue thrusting, and lisping 1968 2 Tongue thrusting has lately come under suspicion as a causative factor in orthodontic and articulation problems. A majority of investigators have agreed that the following symptoms indicate the presence of tongue thrusting: during the initiation of t...
Responses of nurses, pediatricians and hospital administrators in North Carolina to a play activity center questionnaire 1969 2 The purpose of this study was to survey by means of a questionnaire the pediatric staff members in the hospitals in North Carolina. Respondents were hospital administrators, staff pediatricians and pediatric nurses. The questionnaire was designed to ...
A study of menarche as it relates to age and certain geographical factors 1969 3 The present investigation was concerned with the study of menarche and its relation to demographic factors and religious awakening. The source of information about menarche was also considered. Five hypotheses were postulated. They are as follows: 1....
A comparative study of the means of communication toddlers use at home and in the group setting in the nursery school 1969 3 The problem was a comparative study of the means of communication toddlers use at home and in the group setting in the nursery school. One purpose of the study was to determine through observation the types of communication toddlers used at home as c...
Toddler behavior patterns as related to mother anxiety levels 1969 2 The purpose of this exploratory study was to determine the relationship between the anxiety level of the mothers of toddlers and the type of anxious behavior the toddlers displayed as they entered a group situation for the first time. The anxiety lev...
Areas of conflict in living arrangements of three-generation families 1970 4 An increasing number of older persons, along with changes in the functions of the family point to the need for understanding the relationships between three generations living in the same household. In the United States 23 per cent of the aged popula...
Self-social concept of young negro children 1970 3 The present research was an exploratory study to attempt to determine the interrelationship of some of the aspects of the self-social concept and to determine the relationship of the self-social concept to age, sex, intelligence, achievement, number ...
A study of marital satisfactions of college and non-college educated spouses of a group of women teachers 1970 2 The primary purpose of the study was to determine whether significant differences existed with respect to the marital satisfaction level of two groups of married couples. The subjects were women teachers in the public schools in Moore County, North C...
The development of a nursery school leadership observation schedule and a nursery school leadership rating scale 1970 3 This study was undertaken with a threefold objective: (1) to develop a valid and reliable instrument for direct recording of leadership behavioral characteristics of nursery school children; (2) to develop a valid and reliable scale for teachers' rat...
Specific tasks required and expected of student teachers in a laboratory nursery school 1970 2 The purposes of the study were the following: (1) to identify the tasks and experiences required or expected of child development majors during their period of student teaching in a university or college laboratory nursery school; (2) to identify add...
Construction of an instrument to ascertain mothers' understanding of the importance of play in early childhood 1970 3 The importance of purposeful play in early childhood education programs is a growing concern to parents and educators. In order to better explain the significance of play in the life of a young child, leaders engaged in programs for young children mu...
Identical twins : distinguishing between two in a set 1971 2 The purposes of this study were to determine (1) whether three-year- old identical twin girls dressed alike and photographed in identical positions could be differentiated by the children and teachers in the Nursery School at the University of North ...
Effects of short-term father absence on perceptions of paternal discipline toward aggression 1972 2 The study was undertaken to investigate the effects of short-term father absence on intact family members' perceptions of father's discipline toward children's aggressive behavior. Eighty intact family groups composed of mothers, fathers, and childr...