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The Architectural Significance of the Fireplace
The problem of this study is to examine the earliest forms and architectural treatment of the open fireplace from the Prehistoric Age through the Renaissance period, and to determine its place in Modern American design. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53559/
A Survey of the Graduates of Technical High School, Dallas Texas, from 1936-1945 to Determine the Effectiveness of the Training Program
The purpose of the study is to analyze the results of a survey of the graduates of Technical High School in Dallas since 1938 to determine the effectiveness of the training given by the school in helping the graduate choose an occupation and giving him skills and attitudes that will help him get a job and make a good worker. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53640/
To Determine the Value of Work Experience for Prospective Industrial Arts Teachers
The problem of this study is to determine the value of work experience for the prospective industrial arts teacher. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75550/
A Survey to Determine Whether Additional Industrial Arts Teachers are Needed for Work in Institutions for Physically and Mentally Handicapped Children and to Suggest Special Preparation for These Teachers
The purpose of this study was to collect and present data relative to the teaching of industrial arts in certain special institutions for physically and mentally handicapped children with a view to ascertaining (1) the need for additional industrial arts teachers, and (2), the needs of such teachers for special preparation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75549/
To Determine the Present Relation of Mechanical Drawing to other Courses Taught in Junior High Schools of the North Texas Area and to Recommend an Outline for a Mechanical Drawing Course that will have a High Relationship to other Courses
The purposes of this study were to determine the relations of mechanical drawing to other courses taught in the junior high schools of the North Texas area and to propose an outline for a course of study in junior high school mechanical drawing that will have a high relationship with other courses. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75626/
A Survey of the Amount of Equipment Available for Instructional Use in Industrial Arts in the Junior High Schools of Texas
The purpose of this study is to determine the pupil load in relationship to the amount of equipment available for use in industrial arts classes in the junior high schools of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75708/
A Study of the Legal Provisions for Special Education in the Forty-Eight States of the United States
The purpose of this study is to make a survey of state legislation for establishing special education programs for exceptional children to determine the extent to which it meets basic principles for special education of this type. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75675/
To Determine the Needs of the Community of Highland Park for the Industrial Arts
The problem of this study is to determine to what extent the present industrial arts program of the Highland Park Schools of Dallas, Texas, serve the actual needs of the community. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75678/
A study of the possibilities of including industrial arts in the Whitney Elementary School, grades three through eight, based upon the needs and desires of the parents and students in the school area
This study was conducted in order to determine the community need and desire for an Industrial Arts program in the elementary school at Whitney, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83725/
An Analysis of the Enrollment in the Academic and Non-Academic Courses in the Senior High Schools of Texas, 1947-1948
The purpose of this study is to analyze the enrollment in the academic and non-academic courses taught in the senior high schools of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83569/
To Determine those Work Experiences of Value to Prospective Teachers of Industrial Arts
The problem for this study is to determine those work experiences which are of value to prospective teachers of industrial arts. In making this study the following factors are of prime importance: (1) In what types of shops will the new teachers be expected to work? (2) What units are taught in each of the different types of shop? (3) What is the grade level of children to be taught in each type of shop? (4) Which types of work experience will be of value to a teacher in the various divisions of shop instruction? digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83459/
An Analysis of the Power Woodworking Equipment in the High Schools of Texas
The purpose of this study is to determine the condition of the power woodworking equipment used for instructional purposes in the high schools of Texas, the amount of money needed to repair and maintain the equipment now in use, the various policies followed by the schools in regard to the purchasing and maintenance of this equipment, the makes of machinery most frequently found, the average age of the equipment, and the makes and types of woodworking machines preferred by the instructors for instructional purposes. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83560/
An Analysis of the Function of Handicrafts in Education for Life Adjustment Situations
The purpose of this study is to find the function of handicrafts in life adjustment education. It should also help in determining sound methods of organizing and teaching handicrafts. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83512/
To Determine the Relationship Between Visual Imagery, Drafting Achievement and Mechanical Aptitude
The problem of this study is to determine the relation of a pupil's capacity in spatial and visual imagery to his drafting achievement, and to his mechanical aptitude. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83389/
A Study of the Craft Guilds of the European Middle Ages and Their Contribution to Industrial Arts Education
This study is intended to be of practical value to the teacher as well as to the student of industrial arts by tracing the development of the craft guilds and their part in the transmission of knowledge and skill. A study of the guilds as a educative agency during the Middle Ages should also disclose factors which establish the effective values of work in the field of industrial arts. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83736/
A Study of Trade Education and Apprentice Training in the United States with Special Reference to Certain Corporation Training Programs
This is a study of trade education and apprentice training in the United States with special reference to certain corporation training programs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83754/
A Study of the Objectives and Trends of General Education and the Needs of the Sheet Metal Industries of Dallas, Texas in Order to Determine What Trends Should be Taken for a Course of Sheet Metal Work at N. R. Crozier Technical High School, Dallas, Texas.
The problem of this study is (1) to study the objectives and trends of general education, and (2) to study the needs of sheet metal industries in Dallas, Texas, in order to determine what the trends should be for a course of sheet metal work at N. R. Crozier Technical High School. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83731/
A Survey of the Industries of Sherman to Determine a Vocation Program for Adults and a more Functional Program for the Senior High School
The purpose of this survey is to present a program suitable for adult education and a more functional one for the senior high school. In order to do this, a survey of the industries will be necessary to determine the kind and types of classes that will be in the greatest demand. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83366/
To Determine What Related Information is being Taught in the Junior High School Woodwork Shops of Texas
The purpose of this study is to determine to what extent related information is being taught in the junior high school woodwork classes of Texas. The study will attempt to answer such questions as follows: Do the industrial arts teachers believe in teaching related information? If they teach related information, do they examine the students on it, and if so, to what extent does the related material affect the final grade? Approximately what part of the class period is recommended as the proper amount of time to devote to related information? Is there a shop library available to the students? Do the teachers require the students to have a textbook or workbook for each of the industrial arts courses they teach? digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83365/
A Study of the History of Federal Legislation Concerning Vocational Education and the Growth of Vocational Education in the Secondary Schools of Texas from 1918 to 1948
This is a study of the history of the federal laws concerning vocational education and the growth of vocational education in the secondary schools of Texas from 1918 to 1948. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83745/
A Study of Building Materials and Processes and Their Influence on the Design and Construction of Contemporary Small Homes
The purpose of this study is to make an investigation of the most common new building materials and to determine how their uses are changing the design of modern small home architecture. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83664/
A Survey to Determine if the Vocational Education and Industrial Arts Program of the Orange Public Schools is Meeting the Needs of the Community
The purpose of this study is to determine if the industrial arts and vocational education program of the Orange Public Schools is meeting the needs of the pupils, parents, and industries of the community. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83608/
A Study of the Various Types of Testing Programs Used by Teachers of Mechanical Drawing in the High Schools of Texas
The problem of this study is to determine what types of tests are being used in mechanical drawing by the high school teachers of Texas and to suggest ways in which testing in mechanical drawing may be improved. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83604/
An Analysis and Comparative Study of the Objectives of Industrial Arts and General Education in Order to Determine the Relationship of Industrial Arts to General Education
The purpose of this study is to make an analysis of the objectives of industrial arts and general education to determine whether or not these objectives are meeting the needs of the youth. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83647/
A Study of Industrial Arts Programs of the Teacher Training Institutions of Oklahoma to Determine if the Teachers of Industrial Arts in the High Schools of Oklahoma are Receiving Adequate Training
The purpose of this study is to determine to what extent the high school teachers of industrial arts in the State of Oklahoma are being used and trained to meet the apparent needs and trends in the field of industrial arts; and to make the results available in a helpful way to all persons interested in working in the field, or in preparing for, or preparing others for service in the field. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83649/
A Study of the Crafts Programs and the Training of Those Teaching Crafts in the Junior High Schools of Texas
The problem of this study is to determine to what extent crafts are being taught in the junior high schools, and the type and extent of training of those teachers teaching crafts in the junior high schools of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83625/
A Study to Determine the Influence of Manual Training on Industrial Arts of Today
It is the purpose of the writer to attempt to trace the philosophy and principles of manual training from their origin, through their development in various European countries to show their influence on early manual training in the United States, and to point out the extent of those principles in industrial arts today. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83682/
The Growth of Industrial Arts in the Secondary Schools of Texas from 1927 to 1948
The purpose of this study was to determine the growth of industrial arts in the secondary schools of Texas from the year of 1927 to 1948. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83590/
A Study of the Auto Mechanics Courses Taught in the Senior High Schools of Texas and the Opinions and Recommendations of School Administrators and Industrial Arts Teachers Concerning Auto Mechanics
The purpose of this study is to analyze the adequacy of the automobile mechanics courses taught in certain Texas high schools to determine (1) what high schools of Texas offer courses in auto mechanics; (2) in what place in the curriculum are such courses offered; (3) what methods of teaching auto mechanics are being used; (4) how many units are offered and what is contained in each unit; and (5) the opinions of the school administrators, auto mechanics teachers, and industrial arts teachers as to what should be taught in the auto mechanics courses. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83633/
The Influences of the Manual Labor Movement on Industrial Arts in America
This is a study of the influences of the Manual Labor Movement in Europe and in America on industrial arts taught in the secondary schools of the United States. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83667/
A Study to Determine the Relation of Mechanical Aptitude and Academic Grades of 175 Students Enrolled in North Texas State College
The purpose of this study was to determine the relation of mechanical aptitude and academic grades of students who have completed a minimum of sixty semester hours of college credit and who were enrolled in the major departments of North Texas State College. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83548/
A Study of the Types of Audio-Visual Aids and the Extent of their Use in the Industrial Arts Program in the Junior High Schools of Texas to Formulate a Program for Audio-Visual Aids Based upon Skills, Training and Attitudes of Teachers in Service and Professional Literature
The purpose of this study is to determine the types of audio-visual aids that are being used in the junior high schools of Texas, the extent of their use, the evaluation by teachers in service of various audio-visual aids, the needs recognized by the teachers in service for additional audio-visual aids in the respective schools, and the needs of teachers in service for aid and instructions in the use of such aids. It is hoped that, with this information and additional information from professional literature, conclusions can be drawn and recommendations made that will aid teachers in the Texas junior high schools to use available audio-visual aids to a much greater advantage than is now being evidenced. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83546/
A Study of the Philosophy of Rousseau Concerning the Practical Arts and His Influence on the Philosophy of Industrial Arts in the Secondary Schools of the United States
This thesis is a comparative study of Rousseau's philosophy on education, with emphasis placed on the practical arts, to show how his philosophy of practical arts has influenced the philosophy of present day industrial arts in the secondary schools of the United States. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96873/
A Study of the Influence of Certain Rulers of France and England on the Design of Furniture from 1300-1830
This study will attempt to show the influence of certain rulers on the construction and design of furniture during the years 1300 to 1830. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97009/
An Occupational Therapy Curriculum Study
In order to provide an understanding of the curricula of the colleges and universities active in the training of occupational therapists and to assist in gaining knowledge from their experience, this study attempts to analyze the training program of all these schools. The available information, as well as a resulting "connecting thread" in these different curricula, will aid any college or university that wishes to accept the challenge of the aforementioned demand in establishing an outstanding department of occupational therapy. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97075/
A Study of the Development and Use of Plastics in Industry with Proposals for the Adaptation of Plastics as a Phase of Industrial Arts
The purpose of this study is twofold. First, it is to present evidence of the ever-increasing development and use of plastics by industry. A second purpose after presentation of evidence, is to propose that industrial arts must adapt work with plastics as a phase of its program in order to meet present-day needs of the growing generation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96961/
A Study of the Philosophy of Froebel Concerning the Practical Arts and His Influence on the Philosophy of Modern-Day Industrial Arts in the United States
This is a comparative study of Friedrich Froebel's educational philosophy concerning the practical arts and the philosophy of modern-day industrial arts. The study does not attempt to present new ideas concerning these philosophies, but it merely endeavors to co-ordinate the ideas of various educators in relation to the subject. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96969/
The Desirability of an Electricity Course in the Merkel High School
This problem is an analytical study of the needs and interests of the Merkel Community to determine the contents to be used in formulating a course of study in electricity for the secondary school, if it is found it meets with the needs and desires of the community. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96992/
Basic Operations in the Prefabrication of Leather Projects and the Construction and Uses of Leathercraft Tools
The purpose of this study is to determine the use of homemade tools for leatherwork, and to examine the possibilities of making a part of the tools and equipment needed in leathercraft classes. This study will include inquiries made to the high schools of Texas where courses in leathercraft are offered. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96938/
A Study of the Success of 209 Graduates of the Houston Public Schools on the Basis of their Wages and Increases in Wages
The problem of this study is to make a comparative analysis of the success, based on wages and increases in wages, of 209 students. There were 103 students who had completed Type "B" vocational training and 106 high school graduates who had not completed or taken Type "B" vocational training in the Houston Public Schools. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96934/
A Study and Evaluation of the Lighting in the Industrial Arts Shops of the Fort Worth Public Schools
There are many factors to be considered when studying the lighting of industrial arts shops. Adequate light is one of the most important factors, and by adequate lighting is meant light that is sufficient in quantity and quality. Other factors to be considered include the location of the shops in the building, the windows, interior painting, width, and length, and the ceiling height of the shoprooms. The study herein is directed toward better lighting in the industrial arts shops for more efficient work. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96936/
The Evolution of the Window as a Functional Part of the Home with Special Reference to Architectural Design
This study will deal specifically with the architectural design of windows used in the homes, temples, cathedrals, and churches in Europe from primitive times to the eighteenth century, and during the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries in America. The study will not include the construction of windows nor the manufacture of the glass used in windows. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97062/
A Study of Student-Personnel Organization Used in the Junior High School Industrial Arts Programs in Texas
The problem of this study is to determine the types of classroom organization and the extent of their use in the junior high school industrial arts programs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97061/
A Comparative Study of the Needs and Interests of the Students as Related to the Industrial Arts Curriculum of Highland Park Junior High School and Boude Storey Junior High School, Dallas, Texas
The study sought answers to the following questions and aspects of the problem: 1. What are the interests of the students attending Highland Park and Boude Storey Junior High Schools who take industrial arts? 2. Do the present industrial arts programs of both schools encourage the development of hobbies for leisure-time activities? 3. Do the present programs provide a foundation for further vocational preparation? 4. Do the projects included in the present industrial arts curriculum encourage the students to take more industrial arts courses? 5. Are the hobbies pursued by the boys who attend Boude Storey similar to those who attend Highland Park 6. Do the students from Boude Story and Highland Park have comparable facilities for ship work at home? 7. Are the interests of the students who attend the two schools similar? 8. Is the home background of the students of the two schools similar in respect to the parents' occupations, incomes, and interests? 9. What are the occupations, as evidenced by the study, for which the students express a preference? 10. Should the projects used in the industrial arts instructional program of the two schools be similar or different? 11. Does the home background of the students have any relationship to the needs and interests of the students? digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97067/
A Study to determine the Type of Industrial Arts Curriculum Desired and Needed in the Thomas A. Edison School of Dallas, Texas
This study seeks to answer the following questions: 1. In what industrial arts subjects are the students interested? 2. What industrial arts courses do the teachers want in the Thomas A. Edison School curriculum? 3. What industrial arts courses do the parents wand offered in the Thomas A. Edison School curriculum? 4. What benefits do the parents and teachers believe will come from an industrial arts program in the Thomas A. Edison School? digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97068/
A Critical Analysis of the Educational Program of the Lorenzo De Zavala Elementary School and the Northside Junior High School of Corpus Christi, Texas, to Determine whether Industrial Arts is Needed and Wanted
The purpose of this study was to determine, by means of a survey, the desires and needs of Latin-American children in connection with an educational program in the elementary school and at the junior-high-school level. It was recognized at the outset of this investigation that these pupils may be influenced materially both by the lower standard of education of their parents and the higher standard of education of their teachers. Language difficulties, living conditions at home, and loyalty to native teachings, customs, and traditions act as opposing forces in the effective educational training of these pupils in the schools of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96940/
A Study of the Philosophy of William Torrey Harris and his Contributions to Industrial Arts
This study was made to determine the philosophical contribution to the field of education by William Torrey Harris as set forth in his contribution to industrial arts. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97080/
James P. Haney's Contribution to Industrial Arts
The study of James Parton Haney is threefold in purpose. The first purpose is to study the life and educational background of Haney in order to gain an understanding of the man and his educational objectives. A second purpose is to gain an insight into Haney's philosophy of education, and the third purpose is to examine the available writings of Haney in an attempt to analyze his philosophy of industrial arts as a phase of general education. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97083/
The Evolution of the Cornice
The purpose of this study was to make an investigation into the historical development and evolution of the cornice as an element in architectural design. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97058/
A Study of the Craftsmen of Ancient and Medieval Civilizations to Show the Influence of their Training on our Present Day Method of Trade Education
The problem is a study of the craftsmen of ancient and medieval civilizations to show the influence of their training on our present day method of trade education. The problem is limited to a study of ancient and medieval craftsmen and their methods of vocational training as they existed from the dawn of recorded history until the beginning of the Industrial Revolution. The study ends at this point because it is here the apprenticeship system began its decline. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96899/
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