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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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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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A Study of Some "Discipline Dangers" in the Industrial Arts Laboratories of Fort Worth, Texas, Public Schools

A Study of Some "Discipline Dangers" in the Industrial Arts Laboratories of Fort Worth, Texas, Public Schools

Date: August 1962
Creator: Synder, James Corwin
Description: This is a study of the opinions of industrial arts teachers(presently teaching in the Fort Worth Public Schools, Fort Worth, Texas) concerning factors affecting discipline in industrial arts laboratories.
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A Study of the Housing Facilities Provided for Industrial Arts in the Junior High Schools of Seven Panhandle Counties

A Study of the Housing Facilities Provided for Industrial Arts in the Junior High Schools of Seven Panhandle Counties

Date: 1952
Creator: Strickland, Richard G.
Description: This is a study of the housing facilities provided for industrial arts in the junior high schools of seven Panhandle counties of Texas.
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Study of the Industrial Arts Programs in the Junior Colleges of Texas

Study of the Industrial Arts Programs in the Junior Colleges of Texas

Date: 1952
Creator: McLeod, Pat N.
Description: This is a study of the industrial arts programs in the junior colleges of Texas with special reference to the nature and scope of the curriculums, the teaching staff, and instructional and housing facilities.
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A Study to Determine the Relationship between the Scores Made on Aptitudes "V" and "N" of the General Aptitude Test Battery and Parts "Q" and "L" of the American Council on Education Psychological Examination and the Academic Grades of Students Enrolled in Beginning English and Industrial Arts 122, 131, 245, 311, and 331

A Study to Determine the Relationship between the Scores Made on Aptitudes "V" and "N" of the General Aptitude Test Battery and Parts "Q" and "L" of the American Council on Education Psychological Examination and the Academic Grades of Students Enrolled in Beginning English and Industrial Arts 122, 131, 245, 311, and 331

Date: 1954
Creator: Bruns, Lawrence B.
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between the Q-scores and the L-scores made on the American Council on Education Psychological Examination and the scores made on Aptitudes "N" and "V" of the General Aptitude Test Battery by the same students, and to compare the academic grades of these same students with the aforementioned test scores in order to determine what relationship exists, if any, between academic grades made in certain selected courses and scores made on each of the aforementioned tests.
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The Development of Teaching Aids for Elementary Electricity

The Development of Teaching Aids for Elementary Electricity

Date: 1953
Creator: Briggs, Cecil Lee
Description: The purpose of this study is to develop a teaching program of instructional aids which will enrich the teaching of elementary electricity in the junior and senior high schools. It is hoped that the information and materials developed and presented will be of practical value to the teachers engaged in the teaching of electricity.
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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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The Religious Aspects of Labor

The Religious Aspects of Labor

Date: 1955
Creator: McKay, John Richmond
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine if it is possible that training in the crafts as used in industrial arts today could be an aid to a better understanding of the meaning of religion or at least to give the student room for philosophic thinking rather than merely training in crafts.
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An Analysis of the Qualifications and General Status of the Industrial Arts Teachers Employed in the Secondary Schools of Arkansas during the 1953-1954 School Year

An Analysis of the Qualifications and General Status of the Industrial Arts Teachers Employed in the Secondary Schools of Arkansas during the 1953-1954 School Year

Date: 1954
Creator: Glenn, Robert H.
Description: This is a study to ascertain the qualifications, the general status, and in-school and out-of-school activities of the industrial arts teachers employed in the secondary schools in Arkansas in order to compare them with the qualifications and general status of the industrial arts teachers employed in the State of Texas in 1953, as reported by Jack P. Dial.
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A Study of Standards for Industrial Arts Housing Facilities for Industrial Arts at Arlington Heights Senior High School, Fort Worth, Texas

A Study of Standards for Industrial Arts Housing Facilities for Industrial Arts at Arlington Heights Senior High School, Fort Worth, Texas

Date: 1953
Creator: Wylie, Harry V.
Description: This is a study of the standards and current practices as related to housing facilities for industrial arts programs with recommendations concerning the proposed housing facilities for industrial arts in the Arlington Heights Senior High School, Fort Worth, Texas, based upon present and future estimated scholastic enrollment and accepted standards and practices.
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A Critical Analysis, Based on Evaluative Criteria, of the Housing Facilities Provided for Industrial Arts in Three Senior High Schools and Four Junior High Schools Located at Beaumont, Texas

A Critical Analysis, Based on Evaluative Criteria, of the Housing Facilities Provided for Industrial Arts in Three Senior High Schools and Four Junior High Schools Located at Beaumont, Texas

Date: 1953
Creator: Rushing, Irvin M.
Description: The purpose of the study is to determine whether or not the housing facilities provided for the industrial arts programs in the Beaumont Public Schools meet current recommendations concerning housing facilities as stated by five selected authorities in the field of school housing.
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A Study of Tests Available for Use in Industrial Arts and Procedures Used by Industrial Arts Teachers in Ascertaining Student Progress and Semester Grades

A Study of Tests Available for Use in Industrial Arts and Procedures Used by Industrial Arts Teachers in Ascertaining Student Progress and Semester Grades

Date: 1956
Creator: Titus, Lewis Clark
Description: The over-all purpose of this study is to ascertain whether industrial arts teachers in Texas are utilizing methods in testing and in assigning final grades.
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