One thing I want to tell my students:
"Use your education experience to increase your understanding of what for you are lifelong best fits"
- B.A., University of Missouri, Columbia, 1955
- M.S., University of Missouri, Columbia, 1958
- Ph.D., University of Missouri, Columbia, 1963
- Individual differences
- Test and Measurements
- Friendship Processes
- Organizational issues and cross-sex friendship
- Investigating alternative selection methods for older, working persons pursuing a graduate education
- A longitudinal study of self-esteem in the workplace.
Was instrumental in founding the program in 1975 and served as coordinator for 15 years.
Ourth, L. L., & Pritchard, R., Jones, S. (1994). Linking Training Evaluation and Productivity, in Case Studies in Productivity Measurement.
Pre-employment Interviewing: Fundamentals and Techniques. Center for Governmental Training, Institute of Public Service, University of Tennessee, 1980. Training Manual used in Statewide CGT Programs.
Ourth, L. L. (1979). Techniques of Behavioral Management. The Nurse as a Facilitator of Parenting. Tennessee Department of Public Health.
Ourth, L. L., & Ramey, C. T. (1971). Delayed reinforcement and vocalization rates of infants. Child Development, 42, 291 - 297.
Ourth, L. L., & Hogan, G. R. (1970). Retention of habituation of the moro response in the newborn. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 12, 6 - 15.
Ourth, L. L. (1969). A developmental psychologist looks at higher education. Maryland Guidance Personnel Journal, 1, 5-6.
Ourth, L. L., & Landfield, A. (1965). Interpersonal meaningfulness and nature of termination of psychotherapy. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 12, 366 - 371.
Ourth, L. L., & Brown, K. (1961). Inadequate mothering and disturbance in the neonatal period. Child Development, 32, 287 - 295.
Performance Appraisal in the Public Sector. Tennessee Association of Home Health, November 1987.
Strategies for Mainstreaming In-House Training. American Society for Training and Development, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, October 1987.
A Classification of Interactive Determinants and Treatment of School Phobia. Chattanooga Area Psychological Association, May 1977.
Early Infancy: Early School Impact? Tennessee Association for Children Under Six Annual Meeting, Chattanooga, October 1976.
The Effects of Delayed Reinforcement on Vocalization Rates of Infants. Society for Research in Child Development, San Francisco, March 1969.
Factors Involved in the Development of Prenatal Rhythmic Sensitivity. Society for Research in Child Development, New York, March 1967.
The Effects of Rhythmic and Dysrhythmic Sound Stimulation on Neonatal Activity Levels. Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, May 1966.
Psychotherapy in College Setting. Symposium Chairman, American Psychological Association, Chicago, September 1965.
Ourth, L. L., & Moss, S. Techniques of Experienced Psychotherapists. American Psychological Association, New York, September 1960.
American Electrical Industries
American National Bank
Atlas Top Flight Paper Box Company
C. D. Genter Company
Center for Government Training, State of Tennessee
Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company
City of Chattanooga
Commerce Union Bank
First Federal Savings and Loan
First Tennessee bank
Hamilton County, Tennessee
Luther, Anderson, Cleary and Ruth, P. C.
McKee Foods, Inc.
Nashville Gas Company
National Secretaries Association
NUS Training Corporation
Peyton Southeast Distribution Company
R. R. Donnelley & Sons, Co, Des Moines Division and Corporate Organization Development
Shaw Industries, Inc., Distribution Division
South Mississippi Electric Power Association
Southern Maintenance Corporation
State of West Virginia
University of Illinois College of Nursing