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The Educational Philosophy of Frederick Gordon Bonser, with Special Emphasis upon Industrial Arts

The Educational Philosophy of Frederick Gordon Bonser, with Special Emphasis upon Industrial Arts

Date: August 1953
Creator: Blackburn, George Weldon
Description: The purpose of this study was threefold in nature. The first purpose was to study the life and educational background of Frederick Gordon Bonser in order to gain an understanding of the man and his educational purposes and objectives. A second purpose was to gain an insight into Bonser's philosophy of education; and the third purpose was to examine the available writings of Bonser in an attempt to analyze his philosophy of industrial arts as a phase of general education.
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The Effects of the Industrial Revolution on Industrial Arts

The Effects of the Industrial Revolution on Industrial Arts

Date: August 1953
Creator: Thompson, Leon A.
Description: It is the purpose of this study to determine, so far as possible, the standing or success of industrial arts as a better type of training to fit the present generation for successful living in the industrial society of the present day.
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Electricity in Rural Areas of North Texas

Electricity in Rural Areas of North Texas

Date: January 1949
Creator: Greathouse, Charles Simmons
Description: "This study shows three things: (1) a precedent for the expenditure of public funds to teach electricity in our public high schools has already been established by the school system in the larger school systems of Texas, (2) the rural families living on electrified farms in the North Texas area want instruction of this type given to the boys and girls in their communities, and (3) both the rural people and the professional people of the North Texas area believe that instruction dealing with the use of electricity and electrical equipment had spread until by 1935 more than twenty-one million homes, about eighty percent of the total in America at that time, were electrified, only eleven American farms out of every 100 had central-station electricity. More than five million American farms lacked electric service. "--leaf 50.
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The Essentials in the Development of a Guide for Financing, Planning and Constructing a Home

The Essentials in the Development of a Guide for Financing, Planning and Constructing a Home

Date: August 1954
Creator: Markby, Emmett W.
Description: The purpose of this study is to develop a guide to inform individuals concerned with the building of a home, suggesting the proper procedures to follow in financing, planning and constructing. The study is also designed to help the potential home builder in the selection of various artisans and the purchasing of building materials, along with the basic structure of a home.
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An Evaluation of Instructional Aids Available for Use in Teaching Automobile Mechanics and the Development of Additional Instructional Aids Suitable for Use in Teaching Automobile Mechanics in Industrial Arts at the Secondary Level

An Evaluation of Instructional Aids Available for Use in Teaching Automobile Mechanics and the Development of Additional Instructional Aids Suitable for Use in Teaching Automobile Mechanics in Industrial Arts at the Secondary Level

Date: June 1954
Creator: Belknap, Alfred Rudy
Description: The purposes of this study are sixfold. They are as follows: 1. To study the various recommended courses of study for automobile mechanics and to ascertain the units of learning that are most commonly taught. 2. To obtain the various instructional aids that are available from the automotive industry to industrial arts teachers for use in teaching automobile mechanics at the secondary school level. 3. To develop suitable criteria for use in evaluating those instructional aids that are available. 4. To evaluate the instructional aids available in order to determine their probable effectiveness and practicability in teaching automobile mechanics. 5. To determine if there are instructional aids that can be developed and used by the instructor that are not available from commercial sources. 6. If there are instructional aids that can be developed but which are not available, one of the purposes of this study is to prepare plans and specifications for the construction of such aids.
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An Evaluation of Ten Electricity Training System Laboratory Manuals to Ascertain their Adequacy in Meeting Curriculum Standards for the Secondary School Course: General Electricity

An Evaluation of Ten Electricity Training System Laboratory Manuals to Ascertain their Adequacy in Meeting Curriculum Standards for the Secondary School Course: General Electricity

Date: August 1971
Creator: Turner, Richard M.
Description: This study involved an evaluation of laboratory manuals available to high schools for use with electricity training systems to ascertain which-were most adequate in meeting curriculum standards for general electricity as specified in Bulletin 615 of the Texas Education Agency.
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The Evolution of Certain Common Hand Tools Used in Woodwork

The Evolution of Certain Common Hand Tools Used in Woodwork

Date: June 1953
Creator: Johnson, Thomas Burnett
Description: The purpose of this study is to present in narrative form a discussion of the evolution of hand tools employed in woodwork. The purpose is to make this treatment as concise as possible, and at the same time to depict in some detail a comprehensive analysis of the topic under consideration.
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The Evolution of Doors and Doorways

The Evolution of Doors and Doorways

Date: August 1952
Creator: Griffith, Tom Jack
Description: It has been desired that this work will provide interested students informative reading concerning doorways as a part of architecture. It is hoped that it will be a literary contribution to the beginning architectural student and that he study will provide a point of interest for the further study of architecture and its many elements.
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The Evolution of Educational Philosophy Underlying the Modern Program of Industrial Arts with Particular Emphasis upon the Contributions of John Locke

The Evolution of Educational Philosophy Underlying the Modern Program of Industrial Arts with Particular Emphasis upon the Contributions of John Locke

Date: August 1955
Creator: Backs, Norman E.
Description: This thesis is a study of the evolution of educational philosophy underlying the modern program of industrial arts with particular emphasis upon the contributions of John Locke. The problem is limited to the study of the philosophy and theories of Locke with a brief coverage of Greek, [mediaeval], and modern periods of philosophy. It is impossible to cover in detail all the works of the three historical periods. Only the important general aspects which have a direct bearing on Locke and his influence upon industrial arts are discussed in detail in this study.
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The Evolution of the Cornice

The Evolution of the Cornice

Date: 1951
Creator: Vaught, Neeley Reed
Description: 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.
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The Evolution of the Window as a Functional Part of the Home with Special Reference to Architectural Design

The Evolution of the Window as a Functional Part of the Home with Special Reference to Architectural Design

Date: 1951
Creator: Whitten, Mays Kenneth
Description: 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.
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An Experimental Investigation of the Relative Effectiveness of Two Methods of Teaching Mechanical Drawing

An Experimental Investigation of the Relative Effectiveness of Two Methods of Teaching Mechanical Drawing

Date: August 1950
Creator: McSpadden, C. B.
Description: The purpose of this study was twofold: First, to analyze two methods of teaching mechanical drawing in the seventh grade by conducting an experiment to determine by which method the greatest amount of achievement was obtained by the students in the ability to visualize, sketch, letter, and understand three-view drawing; and second, to recommend a work plan and certain teaching techniques for teaching mechanical drawing in the seventh grade of the Santa Fe, New Mexico Junior High School, based upon the method by which the greater amount of achievement was indicated in the study.
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The Extent to which Texas High School Woodworking Laboratories Comply with Standards of the Texas Occupational Safety Board

The Extent to which Texas High School Woodworking Laboratories Comply with Standards of the Texas Occupational Safety Board

Date: December 1972
Creator: Moss, Joe C.
Description: The purpose of this study is threefold: (1) to identify and compile recommended safety standards for woodworking laboratories concerning guarding of machines, electrical wiring, fire prevention, flooring materials, and aisles; (2) to identify the standards that pertain to the physical facility and equipment used in industrial arts laboratories and to make them available to teachers and administrators for use in renovation of existing facilities and planning new ones; and (3) to determine the extent to which industrial arts woodworking laboratories in Texas high schools are in compliance with the safety standards set forth by the Texas Occupational Safety Board.
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The Extent to Which Work and Training Beyond High School are Influenced by Industrial Arts

The Extent to Which Work and Training Beyond High School are Influenced by Industrial Arts

Date: August 1973
Creator: Brooks, Bill D.
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the influence industrial arts had on post-high school students in regard to their present field of work or study. The respondents were working in or pursuing additional education in fields directly related to the industrial arts courses they took in high school.
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A Follow-up Study of the Semi-professional Engineering Graduates of Arlington State College

A Follow-up Study of the Semi-professional Engineering Graduates of Arlington State College

Date: 1957
Creator: Eller, Charles Manning
Description: The purposes of this study are to evaluate the effectiveness of the training program at Arlington State College; to evaluate the curricula of the Semi-Professional Engineering Program at Arlington State College; and if needed, suggest improvements in the Semi-Professional Engineering curriculum at Arlington State College.
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The Formulation of Wood Stain Solvents and Color Formulas Suitable for Use in the School or Home Laboratory

The Formulation of Wood Stain Solvents and Color Formulas Suitable for Use in the School or Home Laboratory

Date: August 1971
Creator: Doherty, Jack
Description: The problem with which this study was concerned was that of developing wood stain formulas from a small supply of materials. These formulas should produce a wide variety of colors from which to select, the use of which should be suited to the school or home laboratory.
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The Growth and Development of Technical Education in Nigeria

The Growth and Development of Technical Education in Nigeria

Date: August 1972
Creator: Okelola, Festus Olu'Funsho
Description: The problem of this study was to determine whether or not technical education has grown and developed in Nigeria and to identify problems affecting its growth.
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The Growth of Industrial Arts in the Secondary Schools of Texas from 1927 to 1948

The Growth of Industrial Arts in the Secondary Schools of Texas from 1927 to 1948

Date: 1949
Creator: Matthews, Wayne
Description: 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.
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A Historical Study of the Use of Wood and the Kinds of Woods Used in the Construction of Implements, Furniture and Buildings

A Historical Study of the Use of Wood and the Kinds of Woods Used in the Construction of Implements, Furniture and Buildings

Date: 1953
Creator: Lawrence, Bill R.
Description: This is a study of the woods used by man in the construction of implements, furniture and buildings from the the first known use of wood to the present day use of this material.
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An Historical Study of Wood Fasteners Used in Woodwork

An Historical Study of Wood Fasteners Used in Woodwork

Date: January 1953
Creator: Suter, Edwin Perry
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine how early man fastened wood together in order that it might be utilized to a greater extent and to trace the improvements and additions which have been made in these original fasteners of wood in the ensuing years.
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The History of the Industrial Arts Department of North Texas State College from 1911 to 1955

The History of the Industrial Arts Department of North Texas State College from 1911 to 1955

Date: January 1956
Creator: Varley, Roy Lavergne
Description: At the request of the Department of Industrial Arts, North Texas State College, Denton, Texas, this record of the beginning and of the changes made in the department has been compiled. Not only the changes that were made in late years, but the propaganda, the speeches, and the laws which brought about this department will be reviewed.
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The History of the Industrial Arts Department of North Texas State University from 1955 To 1975

The History of the Industrial Arts Department of North Texas State University from 1955 To 1975

Date: December 1977
Creator: Barber, Gerald L.
Description: This history is designed to study the Industrial Arts Department at North Texas State University, The study is broken down into the areas of enrollment trends, the faculty, the curriculum, and the physical facilities. This study found that the Industrial Arts Department's class card enrollment remained relatively stable from 1955 to 1975. There was little fluctuation in semester credit hours in the Industrial Arts Department from 1955 to 1975. This study also found that the curriculum of the department is designed mainly for undergraduate students, The number of female students is increasing in the department and the number of degrees awarded by the Industrial Arts Department is declining,
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A History of the Texas Industrial Arts Association from 1955 to 1971

A History of the Texas Industrial Arts Association from 1955 to 1971

Date: December 1971
Creator: Williams, David A.
Description: "The purpose of this study was to record a history of the Texas Industrial Arts Association from 1955 to 1971. Information was sought concerning the following problems: (1) What circumstances prompted the founding of the Texas Industrial Arts Association? (2) Who were those instrumental in founding the Texas Industrial Arts Association? (3) What were the purposes for which the Texas Industrial Arts Association was founded and (4) What have been the major contributions of the association?...the data used in this study were obtained from personal interviews, letters of correspondence, bulletins, brochures, minutes of the association meetings, unpublished manuscripts, theses, programs, and books." --p. 1
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The Identification of Effective Practices for Teaching Multiple Shop Activities

The Identification of Effective Practices for Teaching Multiple Shop Activities

Date: May 1973
Creator: Campbell, Robert Dale
Description: This study was conducted to identify certain effective practices currently being utilized in teaching multiple activity industrial arts classes. The study was concerned with those practices being used in middle school, junior high school, and intermediate school general shop classes where multiple activities were being taught.
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