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1. With, Elizabeth. An Assessment of the Parent Orientation Program at the University of North Texas.

Degree: 2002, University of North Texas

Although most institutions offer a parent program option to the orientation program, there has been little formalized research into the quality, planning or programming of parent orientation. There has been very little research into the impact parent orientation has on parents and whether or not they feel that such programs have met their needs, particularly by gender, minority status, educational background, or by geographic distance from the institution. This study seeks to determine the effectiveness of the parent orientation program at the University of North Texas to the parents who participate in this program. The study attempts to measure whether parents feel that they have adequate information about the institution to adequately support their student through the college transition; if parents feel welcomed by the UNT campus community; and if they feel that they have developed resources and institutional contacts that may be useful in the future in assisting their child to have a successful college experience at UNT. The study, conducted in the summer of 2002, had 736 respondents. An instrument developed to determine parent's perceptions of the effectiveness of the parent orientation program consisted of 31 questions using a Likert scale. A t-Test was utilized to analyze the data because it is designed to compare the means of the same variable with two different groups. Generally, all aspects of the parent orientation program were found to be positive by each subgroup. Parents found value in the orientation program and how it prepared them to support their new college student. In all four components studied, women had a stronger feeling than the males. Minority status had no significant impact on the outcomes of orientation according to the participants. Educational background proved not to be a significant factor. Distance parents lived from UNT revealed significant difference in three of the four categories. The farther a parent resides from UNT, the more valuable the orientation experience was for them. Advisors/Committee Members: Baier, John L., Rafes, Richard, Gardner, Kent.

Subjects/Keywords: Education, Higher  – Parent participation  – Texas  – Denton.; College students  – Texas  – Denton  – Family relationships.; University of North Texas.; Parent orientation; programming orientation; value of orientation programs

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APA (6th Edition):

With, E. (2002). An Assessment of the Parent Orientation Program at the University of North Texas. (Thesis). University of North Texas. Retrieved from https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3300/

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Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

With, Elizabeth. “An Assessment of the Parent Orientation Program at the University of North Texas.” 2002. Thesis, University of North Texas. Accessed October 23, 2019. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3300/.

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Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

With, Elizabeth. “An Assessment of the Parent Orientation Program at the University of North Texas.” 2002. Web. 23 Oct 2019.

Vancouver:

With E. An Assessment of the Parent Orientation Program at the University of North Texas. [Internet] [Thesis]. University of North Texas; 2002. [cited 2019 Oct 23]. Available from: https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3300/.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Council of Science Editors:

With E. An Assessment of the Parent Orientation Program at the University of North Texas. [Thesis]. University of North Texas; 2002. Available from: https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3300/

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

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