Publication Date

1993

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Winsor, Helen Bruce

Degree Name

M.S. (Master of Science)

Department

Department of Human and Family Resources

LCSH

Family life education||Parenting--Study and teaching

Abstract

The purpose of this study is the examination of information usage by parents of children in junior high or middle school. The research assessed (1) past sources of help used by respondents, (2) helpfulness of the past sources used, (3) informational topics preferred, and (4) future information delivery methods preferred by respondents. Results showed respondents utilised a variety of sources when information/help seeking. Results also showed the preferred method of delivery was written materials, with the most preferred topics related to parenting.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references (pages [43]-44)

Extent

vi, 139 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

Media Type

Text

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