Date of Award:

1966

Document Type:

Thesis

Degree Name:

Master of Science (MS)

Department:

Family, Consumer, and Human Development

Advisor/Chair:

C. Jay Skidmore

Abstract

This study is a description of the reactions of adolescents, who had opportunities for independence and growth toward maturity as a result of a crisis situation.

Special consideration is given to (a) the variety of heroic and realistic experiences had during the flood; (b) personal and social adjustments in the unique setting of dormitory living (separated from families); and (c) the academic achievements in the emergency learning situation.