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 Decade: 1950-1959
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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 and Comparative Study of the Objectives of Industrial Arts and General Education in Order to Determine the Relationship of Industrial Arts to General Education

An Analysis and Comparative Study of the Objectives of Industrial Arts and General Education in Order to Determine the Relationship of Industrial Arts to General Education

Date: 1950
Creator: Christenson, Bernard F.
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an analysis of the objectives of industrial arts and general education to determine whether or not these objectives are meeting the needs of the youth.
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An Analysis of the Industrial Arts Program of the Fort Worth Public Schools, Fort Worth, Texas

An Analysis of the Industrial Arts Program of the Fort Worth Public Schools, Fort Worth, Texas

Date: June 1955
Creator: Pickett, A.D.
Description: This study is an analysis of the industrial arts program of the Fort Worth Public Schools, Fort Worth, Texas.
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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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An Analysis of the Relationship of the Scores Made by Students on Aptitudes "G" and "V" and Parts "H" and "I" of the General Aptitude Test Battery and the Academic Grades Made in Industrial Arts

An Analysis of the Relationship of the Scores Made by Students on Aptitudes "G" and "V" and Parts "H" and "I" of the General Aptitude Test Battery and the Academic Grades Made in Industrial Arts

Date: August 1952
Creator: Gray, Noel Oren
Description: This study analyzes the converted scores made on Aptitudes "G" (intelligence) and "V" (verbal" and the raw scores made on Part "H" (three-dimensional space) and Part "I" of the General Aptitude Test Battery by students enrolled in beginning industrial arts courses, advanced industrial arts courses, and beginning English at North Texas State College, Denton, Texas, and the academic grades made by theses same students in order to determine what relationship exists between both the converted and raw scores made on the foregoing parts of the GATB and academic grades.
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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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The Attitudes of the Greek Philosophers toward the Industrial Arts

The Attitudes of the Greek Philosophers toward the Industrial Arts

Date: August 1954
Creator: Myers, Thomas E.
Description: It is not the aim of the writer to prove or disprove that the attitudes of the Greek philosophers toward industrial arts have any effect upon us today, but only to expose these attitudes and leave the reader to his own interpretation.
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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 Comparative Study of G. Stanley Hall's Philosophy of the Practical Arts and His Influence on the Philosophy of Industrial Arts in the United States Today

A Comparative Study of G. Stanley Hall's Philosophy of the Practical Arts and His Influence on the Philosophy of Industrial Arts in the United States Today

Date: August 1952
Creator: Lowe, E. L.
Description: The predominate purpose of this study is to compare G. Stanley Hall's philosophy of adolescence and practical arts with the accepted philosophy of teaching industrial arts in the secondary schools of the United States today. This thesis is a comparative study of G. Stanley Hall's philosophy, with emphasis placed on practical arts, to show how his philosophy has influenced the philosophy of present-day industrial arts in the secondary schools of the United States.
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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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Correlation of Industrial Arts in the Elementary Grades

Correlation of Industrial Arts in the Elementary Grades

Date: January 1950
Creator: Formagus, Nace
Description: The purpose of this study is to develop and evaluate a comprehensive program for the elementary schools of Texas in which industrial arts is correlated with the other subjects in the elementary curriculum.
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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 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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Current Practices of Teaching Electricity in the Industrial Arts Programs in the Secondary Schools of Texas

Current Practices of Teaching Electricity in the Industrial Arts Programs in the Secondary Schools of Texas

Date: January 1954
Creator: Baker, Lawrence Lyle
Description: This study is an analysis of the current practices pertaining to electricity as taught in industrial arts programs in the secondary schools of Texas.
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Design and Construction of a Mechanical Device for Storing, Dispensing, and Accounting for Small Tools and Equipment Used in the Industrial Arts Laboratory

Design and Construction of a Mechanical Device for Storing, Dispensing, and Accounting for Small Tools and Equipment Used in the Industrial Arts Laboratory

Date: 1958
Creator: Merkley, Charles N.
Description: This is a study to design and construct a suitable and effective mechanical device for storing, dispensing, and accounting for small tools and equipment used in industrial arts laboratories.
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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 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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The Educational Philosophy of Frederick Gordon Bonser, with Special Emphasis upon Industrial Arts

The Educational Philosophy of Frederick Gordon Bonser, with Special Emphasis upon Industrial Arts

Date: August 1953
Creator: Blackburn, George Weldon
Description: The purpose of this study was threefold in nature. The first purpose was to study the life and educational background of Frederick Gordon Bonser in order to gain an understanding of the man and his educational purposes and objectives. A second purpose was to gain an insight into Bonser's philosophy of education; and the third purpose was to examine the available writings of Bonser in an attempt to analyze his philosophy of industrial arts as a phase of general education.
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The Effects of the Industrial Revolution on Industrial Arts

The Effects of the Industrial Revolution on Industrial Arts

Date: August 1953
Creator: Thompson, Leon A.
Description: It is the purpose of this study to determine, so far as possible, the standing or success of industrial arts as a better type of training to fit the present generation for successful living in the industrial society of the present day.
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The Essentials in the Development of a Guide for Financing, Planning and Constructing a Home

The Essentials in the Development of a Guide for Financing, Planning and Constructing a Home

Date: August 1954
Creator: Markby, Emmett W.
Description: The purpose of this study is to develop a guide to inform individuals concerned with the building of a home, suggesting the proper procedures to follow in financing, planning and constructing. The study is also designed to help the potential home builder in the selection of various artisans and the purchasing of building materials, along with the basic structure of a home.
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An Evaluation of Instructional Aids Available for Use in Teaching Automobile Mechanics and the Development of Additional Instructional Aids Suitable for Use in Teaching Automobile Mechanics in Industrial Arts at the Secondary Level

An Evaluation of Instructional Aids Available for Use in Teaching Automobile Mechanics and the Development of Additional Instructional Aids Suitable for Use in Teaching Automobile Mechanics in Industrial Arts at the Secondary Level

Date: June 1954
Creator: Belknap, Alfred Rudy
Description: The purposes of this study are sixfold. They are as follows: 1. To study the various recommended courses of study for automobile mechanics and to ascertain the units of learning that are most commonly taught. 2. To obtain the various instructional aids that are available from the automotive industry to industrial arts teachers for use in teaching automobile mechanics at the secondary school level. 3. To develop suitable criteria for use in evaluating those instructional aids that are available. 4. To evaluate the instructional aids available in order to determine their probable effectiveness and practicability in teaching automobile mechanics. 5. To determine if there are instructional aids that can be developed and used by the instructor that are not available from commercial sources. 6. If there are instructional aids that can be developed but which are not available, one of the purposes of this study is to prepare plans and specifications for the construction of such aids.
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The Evolution of Certain Common Hand Tools Used in Woodwork

The Evolution of Certain Common Hand Tools Used in Woodwork

Date: June 1953
Creator: Johnson, Thomas Burnett
Description: The purpose of this study is to present in narrative form a discussion of the evolution of hand tools employed in woodwork. The purpose is to make this treatment as concise as possible, and at the same time to depict in some detail a comprehensive analysis of the topic under consideration.
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The Evolution of Doors and Doorways

The Evolution of Doors and Doorways

Date: August 1952
Creator: Griffith, Tom Jack
Description: It has been desired that this work will provide interested students informative reading concerning doorways as a part of architecture. It is hoped that it will be a literary contribution to the beginning architectural student and that he study will provide a point of interest for the further study of architecture and its many elements.
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The Evolution of Educational Philosophy Underlying the Modern Program of Industrial Arts with Particular Emphasis upon the Contributions of John Locke

The Evolution of Educational Philosophy Underlying the Modern Program of Industrial Arts with Particular Emphasis upon the Contributions of John Locke

Date: August 1955
Creator: Backs, Norman E.
Description: This thesis is a study of the evolution of educational philosophy underlying the modern program of industrial arts with particular emphasis upon the contributions of John Locke. The problem is limited to the study of the philosophy and theories of Locke with a brief coverage of Greek, [mediaeval], and modern periods of philosophy. It is impossible to cover in detail all the works of the three historical periods. Only the important general aspects which have a direct bearing on Locke and his influence upon industrial arts are discussed in detail in this study.
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