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A Study of Trade Education and Apprentice Training in the United States with Special Reference to Certain Corporation Training Programs

A Study of Trade Education and Apprentice Training in the United States with Special Reference to Certain Corporation Training Programs

Date: 1950
Creator: Myers, Wallace K.
Description: This is a study of trade education and apprentice training in the United States with special reference to certain corporation training programs.
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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

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

Date: 1950
Creator: Kiger, Robert V.
Description: 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.
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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

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

Date: 1950
Creator: Anderson, William J.
Description: 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.
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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

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

Date: 1951
Creator: Lopez, Lawrence
Description: 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.
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Basic Operations in the Prefabrication of Leather Projects and the Construction and Uses of Leathercraft Tools

Basic Operations in the Prefabrication of Leather Projects and the Construction and Uses of Leathercraft Tools

Date: 1951
Creator: Knight, Robert E.
Description: 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.
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A Study and Evaluation of the Lighting in the Industrial Arts Shops of the Fort Worth Public Schools

A Study and Evaluation of the Lighting in the Industrial Arts Shops of the Fort Worth Public Schools

Date: 1951
Creator: King, Marvin D.
Description: 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.
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A Study of the Success of 209 Graduates of the Houston Public Schools on the Basis of their Wages and Increases in Wages

A Study of the Success of 209 Graduates of the Houston Public Schools on the Basis of their Wages and Increases in Wages

Date: 1951
Creator: Herring, Arthur D.
Description: 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.
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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

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

Date: 1951
Creator: Peters, Lowell D.
Description: 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.
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The Desirability of an Electricity Course in the Merkel High School

The Desirability of an Electricity Course in the Merkel High School

Date: 1951
Creator: Byrd, Hoyt G.
Description: 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.
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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

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

Date: 1950
Creator: Rowlett, John
Description: 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.
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A Study of the Development and Use of Plastics in Industry with Proposals for the Adaptation of Plastics as a Phase of Industrial Arts

A Study of the Development and Use of Plastics in Industry with Proposals for the Adaptation of Plastics as a Phase of Industrial Arts

Date: 1951
Creator: James, A. S., Jr.
Description: 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.
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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

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

Date: 1952
Creator: Ellis, James C.
Description: 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 ...
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A Study to determine the Type of Industrial Arts Curriculum Desired and Needed in the Thomas A. Edison School of Dallas, Texas

A Study to determine the Type of Industrial Arts Curriculum Desired and Needed in the Thomas A. Edison School of Dallas, Texas

Date: 1952
Creator: Kribbs, Eugene E.
Description: 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 want 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?
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A Study of the Influence of Certain Rulers of France and England on the Design of Furniture from 1300-1830

A Study of the Influence of Certain Rulers of France and England on the Design of Furniture from 1300-1830

Date: 1951
Creator: Gantt, Sam M.
Description: This study will attempt to show the influence of certain rulers on the construction and design of furniture during the years 1300 to 1830.
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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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A Study of Student-Personnel Organization Used in the Junior High School Industrial Arts Programs in Texas

A Study of Student-Personnel Organization Used in the Junior High School Industrial Arts Programs in Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: Wetsel, Chester Wilson
Description: 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.
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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 Occupational Therapy Curriculum Study

An Occupational Therapy Curriculum Study

Date: 1955
Creator: Jordan, Edson David
Description: 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.
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A Study of the Philosophy of William Torrey Harris and his Contributions to Industrial Arts

A Study of the Philosophy of William Torrey Harris and his Contributions to Industrial Arts

Date: 1955
Creator: Sadecky, Rudolph L.
Description: 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.
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James P. Haney's Contribution to Industrial Arts

James P. Haney's Contribution to Industrial Arts

Date: 1955
Creator: Thompson, Jesse M.
Description: 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.
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A Study of the Organization and Administration of the Industrial Arts Program in the Junior High Schools in Fort Worth, Texas, with Emphasis upon the Curriculum

A Study of the Organization and Administration of the Industrial Arts Program in the Junior High Schools in Fort Worth, Texas, with Emphasis upon the Curriculum

Date: May 1959
Creator: Payne, Robert Furman
Description: The specific purposes of the study are: 1. To ascertain the curriculum pattern with respect to the different phases of industrial arts taught in all the junior high schools. 2. To ascertain the phases or unit and subject matter content taught in each of the junior high schools. 3. To ascertain the grade levels at which the various phases and units of learning are taught in each school. 4. To ascertain if there are variations in subject matter content taught in each of the junior high schools. 5. To make suggestions and recommendations based upon the findings of the study for improving organization and administration of the industrial arts program.
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The Design, Construction, and Use of a Projection Box to be Used in Teaching a Course in Descriptive Geometry

The Design, Construction, and Use of a Projection Box to be Used in Teaching a Course in Descriptive Geometry

Date: January 1963
Creator: Mitchell, Donovan Rhea
Description: The problem in this study was to design, build, and use a projection box to determine if it will help the student to better visualize problems included in descriptive geometry.
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A Study of the Needs, Interests, and Aptitudes of Students Enrolled in Industrial Arts Courses in Denton Senior High School during the 1959-1960 School Year

A Study of the Needs, Interests, and Aptitudes of Students Enrolled in Industrial Arts Courses in Denton Senior High School during the 1959-1960 School Year

Date: January 1961
Creator: Thompson, Gerry Layton
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine whether or not the present industrial arts program adequately serves the interests, aptitudes, and needs of the students enrolled in the industrial arts courses in Denton Senior High School.
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A Study to Determine What Constitutes Adequate or Desirable Physical Facilities for Industrial Arts Laboratories in Public Schools

A Study to Determine What Constitutes Adequate or Desirable Physical Facilities for Industrial Arts Laboratories in Public Schools

Date: January 1961
Creator: Latham, James H.
Description: The problem of this study is to determine what constitutes adequate and desirable physical facilities for industrial arts laboratories in public schools.
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