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A Study of the Craft Guilds of the European Middle Ages and Their Contribution to Industrial Arts Education

A Study of the Craft Guilds of the European Middle Ages and Their Contribution to Industrial Arts Education

Date: 1950
Creator: Lewis, Joseph Leonard
Description: 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.
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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 History of Federal Legislation Concerning Vocational Education and the Growth of Vocational Education in the Secondary Schools of Texas from 1918 to 1948

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

Date: 1950
Creator: Matthews, Ludie Oakes
Description: 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.
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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.

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.

Date: 1950
Creator: Lanham, Robert L.
Description: 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.
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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 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 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 to Determine the Influence of Manual Training on Industrial Arts of Today

A Study to Determine the Influence of Manual Training on Industrial Arts of Today

Date: 1950
Creator: Erickson, Arden M.
Description: 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.
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American Apprenticeship and its Contribution to Industrial Arts

American Apprenticeship and its Contribution to Industrial Arts

Date: May 1950
Creator: Moses, Morgan Clay
Description: The purpose of this study is to show, through the development of the American apprenticeship, certain factors and influences that have contributed to the growth of industrial arts in the public schools of the United States. It has been made to give the prospective industrial arts teacher and student some idea of the history and the importance of their work now and in the future.
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An Analysis of the Work of Pestalozzi in Education and His Philosophy Concerning Practical Arts

An Analysis of the Work of Pestalozzi in Education and His Philosophy Concerning Practical Arts

Date: August 1950
Creator: Kay, Leland Oliver
Description: The purpose of this study was to ascertain and analyze the following: What was Pestalozzi's philosophy concerning practical arts? What effect did his method of teaching have on the education of Europe during his time? How did his experiment at Neuhof influence education of his time? How did his experiment at Stanz influence education? How did his experiment at Burgdorf influence the method of education? How did his experiment at Yverdon influence education? What was his method of teaching elementary education? Why did educators come from other countries to study the methods of Pestalozzi? How did his object lessons change the methods of education? Why did he think that work should be correlated with school subjects? Why did he believe that sense impressions were the foundation for instruction?
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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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A Study of the Development of Evening and Night Schools Operating Under the State Board for Vocational Education in Texas

A Study of the Development of Evening and Night Schools Operating Under the State Board for Vocational Education in Texas

Date: August 1950
Creator: Cochrane, Earl A.
Description: The problem is actually twofold: first, to trace the growth and development of vocational education programs operating in the evening schools of the State of Texas; second, to analyze some of the various types of evening school programs and facilities provided for conducting adult vocational evening schools.
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A Study to Develop and Propose a System of Industrial Arts Accounting and Bookkeeping for the Secondary Schools of Fort Worth, Texas

A Study to Develop and Propose a System of Industrial Arts Accounting and Bookkeeping for the Secondary Schools of Fort Worth, Texas

Date: August 1950
Creator: Boyd, Richard L.
Description: The purpose of the study is to develop and propose a system of industrial arts accounting and bookkeeping for the secondary schools of Fort Worth, Texas, if it is found, through the study, that the instructors of industrial arts in Fort Worth, Texas, need and desire a systematic method of keeping financial records.
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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 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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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