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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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A Study of Calvin Milton Woodward's Contribution to the Present-Day Field of Industrial Arts

A Study of Calvin Milton Woodward's Contribution to the Present-Day Field of Industrial Arts

Date: August 1953
Creator: Coleman, John W.
Description: This study was made to determine the contributions of Calvin Milton Woodward to the field of industrial arts. His work will be analyzed so as to prove that his philosophy of manual training is directly related to the underlying philosophy of the industrial arts system.
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A Study of Contemporary Industrial Arts Education and Industrial Technology Education Programs

A Study of Contemporary Industrial Arts Education and Industrial Technology Education Programs

Date: August 1973
Creator: Russum, Isaac J.
Description: This study is an investigation of the baccalaureate degree requirements in industrial arts education and industrial technology education with special emphasis on the similarities and differences between the two curriculums. The criteria used as a basis for comparison are (1) clarification of terminology, (2) historical trends in the development of the present programs, (3) basic program philosophies, (4) curriculum content, (5) objectives sought by each curriculum, (6) number of graduates from each program, and (7) employment of the graduates.
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A Study of Current Practices in Maintaining Industrial Arts Laboratories in Secondary Schools in the State of Texas

A Study of Current Practices in Maintaining Industrial Arts Laboratories in Secondary Schools in the State of Texas

Date: December 1971
Creator: Rainey, William V.
Description: The problem of this study was to determine what are the maintenance practices and to what extent are they being used by industrial arts teachers in the subject areas of woodworking, metalworking, and drafting at the secondary level in the state of Texas.
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A Study of Facilities and Processes of Finishing Recommended for Industry as Compared with Facilities Available and Processes Used in Ninety-five Industrial Arts Shops in Texas Schools

A Study of Facilities and Processes of Finishing Recommended for Industry as Compared with Facilities Available and Processes Used in Ninety-five Industrial Arts Shops in Texas Schools

Date: January 1955
Creator: Brank, Alfred M.
Description: This is a study of the facilities and processes used in finishing wood and metal projects used in industry as compared with facilities available and the processes used in industrial arts programs in one hundred Texas schools.
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A Study of Girls' Involvement in Industrial Arts in Texas

A Study of Girls' Involvement in Industrial Arts in Texas

Date: May 1973
Creator: Work, Charles W.
Description: "This study was conducted to find the extent to which girls are involved in industrial arts classes and related activities in Texas public schools, the factors which limit their enrollment, and teachers' opinions concerning industrial arts experiences most beneficial for girls. Data were obtained from bulletins, books, magazines, related studies, and from information forms completed by 123 industrial arts teachers....Among the more important findings were: 1. Girls tend to enroll in certain areas of industrial arts with little or no participation in other areas. 2. A large majority of the respondents indicated they would be receptive to teaching industrial arts to girls. 3. The respondents indicated industrial arts would be of great value to girls. 4. The optimum number of industrial arts credits for girls is one or two. 5. Girls should be taught in mixed classes. 6. The realization of the states objectives of industrial arts is of equal value to boys and girls. 7. Many girls have negative feelings toward becoming involved in industrial arts. 8. Exchange units and unified arts programs are of value to girls and boys." --p. 2
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A Study of Industrial Arts Graduates of North Texas State University from 1956 through 1965

A Study of Industrial Arts Graduates of North Texas State University from 1956 through 1965

Date: June 1970
Creator: Miller, Lowell R.
Description: "This study was conducted to collect and analyze data relative to the employment status of industrial arts graduates."--1.
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A Study of Industrial Arts Programs in Negro High Schools of Texas

A Study of Industrial Arts Programs in Negro High Schools of Texas

Date: January 1953
Creator: Ottinger, Sam J.
Description: "The purpose of this study is to determine the extent to which industrial arts is taught in the Negro high schools of Texas, the number of pupils enrolled in the schools, the types of programs offered the amount and kind of equipment provided for teaching industrial arts, and the qualifications of the teachers."--4.
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A Study of Industrial Arts Programs of the Teacher Training Institutions of Oklahoma to Determine if the Teachers of Industrial Arts in the High Schools of Oklahoma are Receiving Adequate Training

A Study of Industrial Arts Programs of the Teacher Training Institutions of Oklahoma to Determine if the Teachers of Industrial Arts in the High Schools of Oklahoma are Receiving Adequate Training

Date: 1950
Creator: Enderby, David R.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine to what extent the high school teachers of industrial arts in the State of Oklahoma are being used and trained to meet the apparent needs and trends in the field of industrial arts; and to make the results available in a helpful way to all persons interested in working in the field, or in preparing for, or preparing others for service in the field.
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A Study of Industrial Arts Students and Non-industrial Arts Students in Midland High School

A Study of Industrial Arts Students and Non-industrial Arts Students in Midland High School

Date: December 1970
Creator: Bragg, John E.
Description: The purpose of this study was to compare industrial arts and non-industrial arts students in Midland High School, Midland, Texas. Data were gathered and analyzed to compare industrial arts and non-industrial arts students' chronological ages, family background, I. Q, scores and percentile rankings from intelligence tests, final grade point averages, vocational interests as described by the Kuder Occupational Interest Survey, vocational and educational ambitions, hobby interests, and reasons for election or non-election of industrial arts.
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A Study of Industrial Arts Woodworking Housing and Equipment Facilities in Texas

A Study of Industrial Arts Woodworking Housing and Equipment Facilities in Texas

Date: August 1970
Creator: Mabry, Steve N.
Description: None
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