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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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The Impact of Expanding Technical Knowledge on the Beginning Industrial Arts Teacher

The Impact of Expanding Technical Knowledge on the Beginning Industrial Arts Teacher

Date: August 1974
Creator: McCulley, Charles R.
Description: This study measures technical preparation and job demands among North Texas State University industrial arts graduates teaching in high schools. In addition to data from professional literature and the NTSU Bulletin, questionnaire mailings reveal that most graduates consider themselves qualified although recommending more semester hours of industrial arts for certification. They also affirm the practical value to the teacher of experience in industry. The study recommends narrowing the number of areas in industrial arts preparation and providing a more specialized teacher-training program with greater uniformity of semester hours.
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Industrial Application of Three-dimensional Engineering Models to Development of Product Design and Its Relation to Industrial Arts Programs

Industrial Application of Three-dimensional Engineering Models to Development of Product Design and Its Relation to Industrial Arts Programs

Date: January 1970
Creator: Hocking, John S.
Description: The problem encountered in this study was threefold: 1. To analyze the field of engineering models used in design studies and identify and define the way in which they are applied to product development. 2. To determine the degree and extent of skills and knowledge necessary for constructing engineering models. 3. To compare the skills and knowledge associated with model building to course content offered in industrial arts.
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Industrial Arts: A Medium for Economic Education

Industrial Arts: A Medium for Economic Education

Date: August 1974
Creator: Leslie, Leo A.
Description: This study of the feasibility of introducing certain economic concepts into secondary school industrial arts curricula reveals that most Americans understand economics poorly. The study divides economic concepts into seven major categories with which the responsible adult should be familiar. The study examines trends toward involving economics in contemporary industrial arts projects and presents selected such activities with an economic emphasis. The study concludes by distinguishing between suitable and unsuitable economic concepts for integration into industrial arts curricula.
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The Industrial Arts and the Philosophy of Herbart

The Industrial Arts and the Philosophy of Herbart

Date: 1956
Creator: Varley, Jesse Lincoln
Description: This study attempts to analyze the philosophy of Johann Friedrich Herbart in the field of the science of education and to determine if the philosophy of industrial arts would make his philosophy more meaningful and far-reaching.
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Industrial Arts in the Carrollton High School, Carrollton, Texas

Industrial Arts in the Carrollton High School, Carrollton, Texas

Date: 1958
Creator: Bronaugh, James H.
Description: This study is to determine a sound industrial arts program which will meet better the needs of the students attending Carrollton High School and the community.
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An Industrial Arts Program for Superior High School Students

An Industrial Arts Program for Superior High School Students

Date: December 1973
Creator: Wesley, Joe Gail
Description: The problem of this study was to develop a set of workable guidelines that could be implemented in the development of an industrial arts program for the superior high school student.
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The Influence of Comenius upon Current Interpretations of Industrial Arts

The Influence of Comenius upon Current Interpretations of Industrial Arts

Date: August 1952
Creator: Ritter, John T.
Description: This study was made to determine the contributions of John Amos Comenius to the field of education and to analyze specifically his work in this field which would indicate that his philosophy contained concepts for industrial arts which are applicable today.
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The Influences of the Manual Labor Movement on Industrial Arts in America

The Influences of the Manual Labor Movement on Industrial Arts in America

Date: 1950
Creator: Shipp, Owen T., Jr.
Description: 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.
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Interpreting Industrial Arts in the School-Community

Interpreting Industrial Arts in the School-Community

Date: 1956
Creator: Ford, Hilary Blanton
Description: The purpose of this study is threefold: (1) to review the literature concerning school interpretation programs and the industrial arts phase of the public relations program based upon research studies, opinions and recommendations of leaders in education and industrial arts education; (2) to gather data concerning current practices used in the industrial arts departments during the year 1953-1954; and (3) to analyze the data in order to determine whether the current practice of industrial arts interpretation coincide with the interpretation program recommended by leaders in the field of education.
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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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Job Opportunities and Employment Requirements for a Person Entering the Field of Electronics as a Technician in the Dallas Metropolitan Area

Job Opportunities and Employment Requirements for a Person Entering the Field of Electronics as a Technician in the Dallas Metropolitan Area

Date: January 1965
Creator: Abney, Horace Ray
Description: The problem involved in this study was twofold. The first was to ascertain what the employment requirements were for a person seeking employment in the field 6f electronics as a technician in the Dallas Metropolitan Area. The second was to determine what the job opportunities were for those individuals.
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Measures Available to Industrial Arts Teachers to Control Discipline in Industrial Arts Laboratories

Measures Available to Industrial Arts Teachers to Control Discipline in Industrial Arts Laboratories

Date: August 1972
Creator: Conley, Thomas E.
Description: This study was concerned with corrective and preventive measures available to and used by industrial arts teachers to maintain and control student discipline in industrial arts laboratories.
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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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Principles and Application of Numerically Controlled Machines

Principles and Application of Numerically Controlled Machines

Date: May 1968
Creator: Koehler, Richard A.
Description: The purpose of this study is threefold. First, numerical control will be analyzed objectively to ascertain its justification in terms of meeting the requirements of the basic manufacturing process phases. Secondly, the study will consist of an evaluation of the field of industrial arts in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to determine how numerical control has been accepted in the educational field and what preparation, if any, is being made to include the teaching of this new industrial concept. Thirdly, the study will investigate the feasibility and cost of installing numerically controlled equipment in the industrial arts laboratories of North Texas State University.
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Proposed Guidelines for an Industrial Arts Program for the Mentally Retarded in Public School Systems

Proposed Guidelines for an Industrial Arts Program for the Mentally Retarded in Public School Systems

Date: December 1971
Creator: Page, Ronald T.
Description: The problem was concerned with determining what skills were necessary for the employment of the mentally retarded and what guidelines may be used in developing these skills in the secondary level industrial arts program. The study developed guidelines which should prove useful to an industrial arts instructor having mentally retarded students in his classroom. The guidelines were based upon the results of an industrial survey and available literature.
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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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A Study and Evaluation of Certain Practices of the Financial Administration of Industrial Arts Departments in Class A High Schools of Texas

A Study and Evaluation of Certain Practices of the Financial Administration of Industrial Arts Departments in Class A High Schools of Texas

Date: February 1951
Creator: Anderson, Ward
Description: This is a study and evaluation of certain practices in the financial administration of industrial arts programs operating in accredited four-year class "A" high schools in Texas. The study seeks to answer the following questions: 1. Are industrial arts teachers properly prepared to administer the financial transactions involved in an industrial arts program? 2. Is there a need for establishing standard practices and principles to be used in administering industrial arts finance? 3. Is there a danger of criticism of the industrial arts departments and the teachers, because of inefficiency in the administration of shop finance? 4. Are practices now in use basically sound? 5. Are adequate records being kept? 7. What steps should be taken to eliminate the objectional practices now in use and to initiate the more desirable ones?
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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 Achievement and Term Grades of Beginning Drafting Students in College Relating to Their High School Drawing Instruction

A Study of Achievement and Term Grades of Beginning Drafting Students in College Relating to Their High School Drawing Instruction

Date: January 1970
Creator: Stotts, Richard L.
Description: This study was to ascertain what relationship exists between the semester grades earned by students enrolled in the beginning drafting course at North Texas State University and the number of years of mechanical drawing that the student had in high school.
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A Study of Building Materials and Processes and Their Influence on the Design and Construction of Contemporary Small Homes

A Study of Building Materials and Processes and Their Influence on the Design and Construction of Contemporary Small Homes

Date: 1950
Creator: Roberson, Fritz D.
Description: 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.
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