White, Nancy

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The effects of educational intervention on fathers' relationships with their infants 1983 173 The purpose of this study was twofold: (1) to examine the impact educational intervention during the postpartum period has on fathers' attitudes toward involvement with their babies, their knowledge of infant capabilities, and their caregiving of the...
Effects of training impulsive students to become reflective while performing one-to-one correspondence tasks 1979 124 The purpose of this experiment was to determine the effectiveness of reflectivity training for kindergarten and second grade subjects using one-to-one correspondence tasks. It was hypothesized that there were no significant differences among the Matc...
The relationship between intrafamily violence and self-concept 1977 66 This study was designed to investigate the relationship between self-concept and intrafamily violence. It was expected that persons who were incarcerated for violent crimes against family members would have lower self-concepts when compared to both p...
The adaptation of an exemplary curriculum model : implications for the Department of Community Colleges and other publicly funded agencies and institutions 1982 104 The present study was designed to adapt an exemplary curriculum model developed by the CETA/Community College Interface Research Project in Maryland to a community college in North Carolina. The adaptation was intended to improve the experience of le...
The effect of instruction on the stereotypical expectations for learning-disabled children held by prospective teachers 1980 67 The purpose of this investigation was to determine whether classroom instruction provided for prospective regular classroom teachers was effective in reducing the bias and expectancy effects associated with the label "learning-disabled." Expectancies...
Operational levels of cognitive stage achievement and representations of cognitive structures used in mathematical problem solving by young adult prospective teachers 1980 79 The differential achievement among concrete, transitional, and formal operational levels of cognitive stage in young adults was investigated. Also, the relations were tested among (a) cognitive stage achievement, (b) mathematical problem solution suc...
An investigation of the effects of feedback on creativity and self-confidence levels of performing arts majors and non-arts majors 1975 88 The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between perceived degree of creativity and self-confidence. It was hypothesized that: (1) there is a significant, positive relationship between creativity and self-confidence; (2) variatio...
An exploratory study of the effects of young children's color biases, racial attitudes, and racial preferences on their sharing behavior 1981 72 The primary purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between children's color/race biases and preferences and their sharing behaviors toward children of similar and differing races. A secondary, but nevertheless important, purpose was to ...
Correlates of social competence among mildly mentally retarded school-aged children 1983 71 Social competence is defined as the child's ability to interact appropriately and to initiate changes within the social environment. Social success among mildly retarded individuals in adulthood is assumed to be related more to adequate development o...
Creativity and risk-taking in young children 1980 64 The purpose of this research study was to examine self-assessment of risk-taking attitudes of young children in relationship to IQ and creativity ratings by teachers. A model of identification for young, gifted children was proposed which gave equal ...
Family-planning education project : a teaching model through home economics 1981 55 This study was an attempt to develop a motivational approach to family-planning education through the teaching of home economics. The rationale for a motivational approach lies in the need to inculcate high fertility groups with the idea that family ...
A comparison of three strategies and teacher influence on beginning reading skill achievement 1977 66 This study is an investigation of the use of three different methods of teaching beginning reading by each of six teachers to equal numbers of elementary students of similar social and economic backgrounds. The three systems utilized included the Gin...
Child care on the move : a modular mobile child care center 1973 70 The number of mothers entering the labor market In the United States has increased steadily over the past decade. Providing adequate care for the children of these women is a societal problem. Child care services are expensive for the consumer and th...
The effect of first pregnancy on selected aspects of the marital relationship 1985 3 Marital adjustment during the first pregnancy was explored initially by comparing couples in early pregnancy to those in late pregnancy on interpersonal conflict, marital satisfaction, and time spent apart. The second approach was to determine whethe...
Fathers' coping strategies and family environment when college freshmen leave home 1987 5 The purposes of this study were (a) to study the family environment, as perceived by the father before and after the college freshman leaves home; (b) to explore the extent to which fathers employ coping strategies as they make the transition into a ...
Sibling relationships : their nature and association with other familial and peer relationships 1988 2 This study investigated college-age adolescents' perceptions of closeness with their siblings, mothers, fathers, and same-sex best friends. The objective was first to determine whether a variety of activities occur in these four types of relationship...
Relation of selected variables to dominant-submissive patterns in children 1964 2 Patterns of dominance and submissiveness in preschool children were related to the variables of age, sex, height, weight, intelligence, ordinal position in the family, disciplinary methods used by the parents, and educational level of the parents. Su...
A measurement of parental opinions toward a university nursery school and its contribution toward the child's social, physical, emotional and intellectual development 1965 2 Research indicated that if the experiences a child had in a nursery school were vital to his needs, they contributed greatly to his wholesome development socially, physically, emotionally, and intellectually. Studies cited in review of literature emp...
Construction and evaluation of a toy for preschool children 1966 2 The researcher created a wheel toy with reference to the developmental needs of children. It was pretested and tested. Subjects were 36 children, equally distributed according to age and sex, three, four, and five years old. The toy was essentially a...
The effectiveness of teaching selected number concepts to kindergarten children 1966 3 The objective in this study was to determine the effectiveness of purposive teaching of selected number concepts to kindergarten children. The subjects were the nineteen children enrolled in the Curry School Kindergarten of the University of North Ca...
A survey of weekday programs for preschool children in Southern Baptist Churches in North Carolina 1965 3 The study was requested by the administrator of the Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina, Incorporated. There were three main objectives: (l) To locate services offered for preschool children in Southern Baptist Churches in North Carolina; (2) ...
School adjustment and academic achievement of head start participants compared with eligible non-participants 1968 2 Project Head Start, established in 1965 by the Federal Government, attempted to meet some of the physical, mental, social, and emotional needs of the culturally deprived preschool child. Head Start provided experiences to develop skills and abilities...
Creative activities for young children : a guide-book for parents and teachers 1968 2 This thesis was undertaken essentially to provide in convenient form a guide-book of creative activities for parents and teachers to use with young children. It was recognized that much material which could be used for creative activities was scatter...
Selected child rearing practices in low income negro families and white families 1969 3 The primary purpose of this study was to determine whether or not low income Negro and white families differed and the extent to which they differed in their methods of toilet training, sex and modesty training, restrictions and demands, and techniqu...
Changes in attitudes of mothers toward child rearing practices after their participation in six discussion classes 1970 2 The discussion group technique has been widely used and accepted with parents of children enrolled in various preschool programs as an effective means of changing parental attitudes and behavior toward their children. With the advent of kindergarten ...
A comparative study of the attitudes of mother-father pairs to child-rearing practices in 1960 and 1970 1970 3 The purpose of this study was to determine whether there had been significant changes in the attitudes of a selected group of mother-father pairs to child rearing since 1960 and to compare the scores on the University of Southern California Parent At...
Changes in students' attitudes during a course in child development 1971 1 Research indicated that students' attitudes toward child-rearing practices do change after completing an introductory course in child development. Studies cited in the review of literature emphasized that parental attitudes have important effects upo...
Mothers' opinions regarding child care centers for preschool children 1971 2 The purposes of the study were to investigate: (1) the need for a child care center in a small textile community; (2) the type of center the parents preferred; and (3) the treatment and services expected from such centers. The study was limited to 50...
An assessment of the interest of executives of manufacturing firms in employer-sponsored child care centers 1971 2 Women are entering the labor market in increasing numbers and remaining there even after the arrival of children in die family. If the mother is employed outside the home, arrangements must be made for the care of the children left at home. This stud...