Canaday, Helen

UNCG

There are 24 item/s.

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Parents' attitudes toward mainstreaming their handicapped children in preschool programs 1984 50 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 63 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 48 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 50 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 55 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 57 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 61 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 54 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 55 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 69 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 47 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 83 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 63 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 44 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 38 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 45 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 98 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 46 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 42 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 27 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 39 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 1 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 2 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 2 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...