UMD Theses and Dissertations
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Syntactic Fluency and Cohesive Ties in College Freshmen Writing (1986)The purpose of this study was to investigate certain predetermined types of syntactic constructions and cohesive ties college freshmen exploit in a persuasive writing task. To accomplish this purpose, two sets of papers ...
An Analysis of Selected Topics in Christian Sex Education Curricula (1982)PROBLEM. This research identified content and methods used in 37 current Christian sex education resources to teach the topics of masturbation, contraception, homosexuality, abortion, and pre-marital sex. The analysis ...
The Ability of Maryland English Teachers to Rate Holistically The Quality of Student Explanatory Writing (1988)The purpose of this study was to determine the accuracy of Maryland English teachers in using the Maryland Writing Test scoring criteria to place modified holistic ratings on student explanatory writing . The performance ...
Supportive Messages Perceived and Recevied in a Therapeutic Setting (1994)This study examines how communication of social support influences the behavioral change process in a particular environment. Specifically, the research question is: How is social support related to commitment to recovery ...
MBO Program Characteristics, Type A Personality and Individual Performance (1984)This study sought to explain some of the inconsistent results in the Management By Objectives research by examining the moderating role of the motivational individual difference variable, Type A Behavior Patter, and the ...