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 Department: Department of Industrial Arts
 Degree Level: Master's
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
An Analysis of a Curriculum Guide Developed for Industrial Plastics as Listed in Bulletin 615 of the Texas Education Agency

An Analysis of a Curriculum Guide Developed for Industrial Plastics as Listed in Bulletin 615 of the Texas Education Agency

Date: December 1974
Creator: Smith, William Elton
Description: This study surveyed teachers of industrial plastics and personnel of the plastics industry to evaluate an industrial-plastics curriculum guide. The respondents felt that there was no unnecessary material in the guide, that additional information should be added to several of the plastics processes in the curriculum guide, and that most of the subject areas in the guide should be studied for no less than an hour and no more than five hours.
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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 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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A Comparative Study of Three Epoxy Resins in the Industrial Arts Laboratory

A Comparative Study of Three Epoxy Resins in the Industrial Arts Laboratory

Date: May 1974
Creator: Yeatts, Fred Henry
Description: This study was made to determine the advantages of the use of epoxy resins in the industrial arts laboratory. The purpose of this study was to determine the feasibility of using epoxy resins as a wood adhesive. Data was gathered from texts, periodicals, and unpublished data. Tests were conducted using epoxy samples acquired from three epoxy manufacturers on three different woods and joints. The study discusses the advantages and disadvantages of using epoxy resins as a wood adhesive and the material and equipment necessary for the use of epoxy resins. Strength tests were performed on the joints adhered with epoxy and on joints adhered with white glue. A hand operated high tensile strength machine was used to conduct the tests. Epoxy Resins were found, in most cases, to give a more durable bond than white glue. Further studies should be made using epoxy resins as adhesives for metal, glass, plastic, and other materials used in the industrial arts laboratory.
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The Extent to Which Work and Training Beyond High School are Influenced by Industrial Arts

The Extent to Which Work and Training Beyond High School are Influenced by Industrial Arts

Date: August 1973
Creator: Brooks, Bill D.
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the influence industrial arts had on post-high school students in regard to their present field of work or study. The respondents were working in or pursuing additional education in fields directly related to the industrial arts courses they took in high school.
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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 to Determine Whether the Teaching of Isometric Drawing Will Affect Spatial Perception

A Study to Determine Whether the Teaching of Isometric Drawing Will Affect Spatial Perception

Date: August 1973
Creator: Draper, Kenneth A.
Description: This is a study to determine whether the teaching of isometric drawing will affect spatial perception.
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A Descriptive Approach to the Development and Implementation of Career Education in the Dallas Independent School System

A Descriptive Approach to the Development and Implementation of Career Education in the Dallas Independent School System

Date: May 1973
Creator: Kile, Robert Dewayne
Description: The problem of this study is to provide a descriptive analysis of research in career-oriented education and a plan of procedure to implement it in the Dallas Independent School District. The first part presents the inception of the career education program, the concept and components of career education, and the scope and goals of career education. The second part division discusses career education precursors and overviews of selected existing programs. The final portion of the study deals with implications of implementation of career education in the Dallas Independent School District.
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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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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 the Methods Used in the Purchasing, Storing, Budgeting, Accounting, Distributing, and Inventorying of Industrial Arts Woodworking Materials in Selected High Schools in the State of Texas

A Study of the Methods Used in the Purchasing, Storing, Budgeting, Accounting, Distributing, and Inventorying of Industrial Arts Woodworking Materials in Selected High Schools in the State of Texas

Date: May 1973
Creator: Gomez, Hervey
Description: This study was conducted to determine the methods used in the purchasing, storing, budgeting, accounting, distributing, and inventorying of woodworking materials by industrial arts instructors in secondary schools in the state of Texas.
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Drafting in Texas: A Survey of Course Content as It Related to Teacher Usage of Information Compiled by the Texas Education Agency

Drafting in Texas: A Survey of Course Content as It Related to Teacher Usage of Information Compiled by the Texas Education Agency

Date: December 1972
Creator: Crutchfield, J. Stuart
Description: This study measures the extent to which the Texas Education Agency's 1963 monograph on drafting, Drafting, Grades 7-12, A Tentative Bulletin, is used in the state's secondary schools and its effects upon classroom activities. Information for the study comes from a questionnaire completed by a random selection of seventy-eight drafting instructors.
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The Extent to which Texas High School Woodworking Laboratories Comply with Standards of the Texas Occupational Safety Board

The Extent to which Texas High School Woodworking Laboratories Comply with Standards of the Texas Occupational Safety Board

Date: December 1972
Creator: Moss, Joe C.
Description: The purpose of this study is threefold: (1) to identify and compile recommended safety standards for woodworking laboratories concerning guarding of machines, electrical wiring, fire prevention, flooring materials, and aisles; (2) to identify the standards that pertain to the physical facility and equipment used in industrial arts laboratories and to make them available to teachers and administrators for use in renovation of existing facilities and planning new ones; and (3) to determine the extent to which industrial arts woodworking laboratories in Texas high schools are in compliance with the safety standards set forth by the Texas Occupational Safety Board.
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A Study of the Physical Facilities of Industrial Arts Metalworking Laboratories in the State of Texas

A Study of the Physical Facilities of Industrial Arts Metalworking Laboratories in the State of Texas

Date: December 1972
Creator: Teague, Ben W.
Description: The purposes for conducting this study were to ascertain whether the housing for industrial arts metalworking laboratories was adequate, whether the enrollment of the school showed any correlation with the availability of a metalworking facility, and to what extent the physical facility for metalworking laboratories met current standards.
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The Growth and Development of Technical Education in Nigeria

The Growth and Development of Technical Education in Nigeria

Date: August 1972
Creator: Okelola, Festus Olu'Funsho
Description: The problem of this study was to determine whether or not technical education has grown and developed in Nigeria and to identify problems affecting its growth.
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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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A Study of Junior College Plastics Curriculums and the Requirements of the Reinforced Plastics Industry in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area

A Study of Junior College Plastics Curriculums and the Requirements of the Reinforced Plastics Industry in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area

Date: August 1972
Creator: Gier, DeWayne H.
Description: The study is a comparison of junior college plastics curriculums in Dallas, Tarrant, and surrounding counties and the requirements of the reinforced plastics industry in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
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The Suitability of Available Industrial Arts Projects for Use in the Subject Matter Area of Basic Electricity

The Suitability of Available Industrial Arts Projects for Use in the Subject Matter Area of Basic Electricity

Date: August 1972
Creator: Tuckey, Charles E.
Description: This study involved an evaluation of basic electricity project-construction ideas to determine their suitability for classroom use in achieving the objectives of industrial arts.
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The Temperament of Junior and Senior High School Industrial Arts Teachers

The Temperament of Junior and Senior High School Industrial Arts Teachers

Date: August 1972
Creator: Box, Marshall Ray
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the differences, if any, between junior high school and senior high school industrial arts teachers in the seven areas of temperament measured by the Thurstone Temperament Schedule.
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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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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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An Evaluation of Ten Electricity Training System Laboratory Manuals to Ascertain their Adequacy in Meeting Curriculum Standards for the Secondary School Course: General Electricity

An Evaluation of Ten Electricity Training System Laboratory Manuals to Ascertain their Adequacy in Meeting Curriculum Standards for the Secondary School Course: General Electricity

Date: August 1971
Creator: Turner, Richard M.
Description: This study involved an evaluation of laboratory manuals available to high schools for use with electricity training systems to ascertain which-were most adequate in meeting curriculum standards for general electricity as specified in Bulletin 615 of the Texas Education Agency.
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The Formulation of Wood Stain Solvents and Color Formulas Suitable for Use in the School or Home Laboratory

The Formulation of Wood Stain Solvents and Color Formulas Suitable for Use in the School or Home Laboratory

Date: August 1971
Creator: Doherty, Jack
Description: The problem with which this study was concerned was that of developing wood stain formulas from a small supply of materials. These formulas should produce a wide variety of colors from which to select, the use of which should be suited to the school or home laboratory.
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A Study of Personal Traits and Professional Qualities of Prospective Industrial Arts Teachers by School Officials and Industrial Arts Teacher Educators

A Study of Personal Traits and Professional Qualities of Prospective Industrial Arts Teachers by School Officials and Industrial Arts Teacher Educators

Date: August 1971
Creator: Miller, Harvy D.
Description: The purposes of this study were (1) to determine what personal traits and professional qualities school officials seek in their duties of employing industrial arts teachers; (2) to determine what personal traits and professional qualities the industrial arts teacher educators believe to be most important for their students to possess upon completion of their formal education; and (3) to determine what type of appraisal form is considered most helpful by school officials and college educators.
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