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Electricity in Rural Areas of North Texas
"This study shows three things: (1) a precedent for the expenditure of public funds to teach electricity in our public high schools has already been established by the school system in the larger school systems of Texas, (2) the rural families living on electrified farms in the North Texas area want instruction of this type given to the boys and girls in their communities, and (3) both the rural people and the professional people of the North Texas area believe that instruction dealing with the use of electricity and electrical equipment had spread until by 1935 more than twenty-one million homes, about eighty percent of the total in America at that time, were electrified, only eleven American farms out of every 100 had central-station electricity. More than five million American farms lacked electric service. "--leaf 50. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699536/
An Historical Study of Wood Fasteners Used in Woodwork
The purpose of this study is to determine how early man fastened wood together in order that it might be utilized to a greater extent and to trace the improvements and additions which have been made in these original fasteners of wood in the ensuing years. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699718/
Correlation of Industrial Arts in the Elementary Grades
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699683/
A Study of Industrial Arts Programs in Negro High Schools of Texas
"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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699507/
The Evolution of Certain Common Hand Tools Used in Woodwork
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699604/
To Determine If the Industrial Arts Teachers of Texas Need Or Want State-Wide Industrial Arts Supervision
Industrial Arts today is included in a majority of the large high school curricula, and most school administrators do not consider the school program well rounded unless such work is offered. However, the Industrial Arts teachers of Texas do not have the advantage of a supervisor in their field of work. Each school is an entity in itself. There is no concerted state-wide program, no link between widely diversified needs and situations, no one to advise the young teacher beginning his work, and no one to aid the more experienced teachers in different situations. The State Department of Education recommends a uniform course of study, but each teacher is free to use his own interpretation of what he should teach and what he should not teach. Educators, mindful of the beneficial results of supervision in other fields, have asked for a State Supervision of Industrial Arts, and provision has been made in the next school budget for such an official if the Legislature approves. 1 The purpose of this investigation is to determine, if possible, whether a supervisory program is needed or wanted by the Industrial Arts teachers of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699708/
An Analysis of the Work of Pestalozzi in Education and His Philosophy Concerning Practical Arts
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? digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663453/
A Study to Develop and Propose a System of Industrial Arts Accounting and Bookkeeping for the Secondary Schools of Fort Worth, Texas
The purpose of the study is to develop and propose a system of industrial arts accounting and bookkeeping for the secondary schools of Fort Worth, Texas, if it is found, through the study, that the instructors of industrial arts in Fort Worth, Texas, need and desire a systematic method of keeping financial records. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663115/
A Study of the Housing Facilities Provided for Industrial Arts at North Texas State College with Standards and Suggestions for Use in Planning and Constructing Additional Facilities
"This is a study of the facilities provided and needed for industrial arts at North Texas State College, Denton, Texas with standards and suggestions for use in planning and constructing additional and new facilities."--1-2. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663045/
A Study and Evaluation of Certain Practices of the Financial Administration of Industrial Arts Departments in Class A High Schools of Texas
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? digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663283/
The History of the Industrial Arts Department of North Texas State College from 1911 to 1955
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663321/
An Analysis of a Curriculum Guide Developed for Industrial Plastics as Listed in Bulletin 615 of the Texas Education Agency
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663180/
Industrial Arts: A Medium for Economic Education
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc662978/
A Study of Girls' Involvement in Industrial Arts in Texas
"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 digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663832/
The Impact of Expanding Technical Knowledge on the Beginning Industrial Arts Teacher
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663039/
A Study of the Knowledge and Skills Required of Draftsmen in Descriptive Geometry, and What is Offered in Texas Junior Colleges
This study was conducted to ascertain whether or not the opportunities for developing competencies in descriptive geometry needed by draftsmen in the Dallas -Fort Worth area are being provided in Texas junior colleges. Findings concerning the knowledge, skills, and equipment associated with descriptive geometry as it is presented in Texas junior colleges were compared with competencies in descriptive geometry that representatives of industry believe are important for successful draftsmen in companies in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The purpose of the study is to compile information which will be of use to school officials and teachers in developing courses of study that will enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills needed for success in industry. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663674/
A Comparative Study of Three Epoxy Resins in the Industrial Arts Laboratory
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663349/
An Industrial Arts Program for Superior High School Students
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663632/
A Study of the Knowledge and Skills of Mobile Home Metalworkers in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area
The purpose of this study was to determine the required knowledge and skills of mobile home metalworkers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area as compared to the Industrial Arts metalworking curriculum presented in Texas Education Agency, Bulletin 615. Items of significance in Chapter IV appear in findings, conclusions, and recommendations. The "use of basic hand tools" and "safety concepts" were consistently emphasized and required by manufacturing firms. It was found that educational requirements were quite often "some high school" or less. It was found that Industrial Arts metalworking curriculum was closely related to required knowledge and skills of mobile home metalworkers. It was recommended that Industrial Arts course work be extended into lower levels of education. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663122/
A Comparative Profile Study of the Industrial Arts Major at North Texas State University
The problem of this study is to determine a profile of the typical industrial arts major at North Texas State University, based on scores made on the American College Testing Program Battery, and to compare this profile with profiles of four other local subgroups. ACT scores representing nine categories of student information were analyzed from a total sampling of 286 North Texas State University students of the Industrial Arts Department, School of Business Administration, School of Education, and College of Arts and Sciences. Data were from tests administered during regular ACT testing sessions in 1966-67. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663753/
A History of the Texas Industrial Arts Association from 1955 to 1971
"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 digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663044/
A Study of the Skills and Knowledge Required of Plastics Employees in the Dallas Metropolitan Area
The primary purpose of this study was to identify the skills and knowledge required of employees in the plastics industry in the Dallas Metropolitan area. An instrument was utilized to obtain data in order to identify various skills and knowledge. This study was limited to fifteen instruments returned by fifteen participating firms in the Dallas Metropolitan area. A comparison was made of the industrial arts plastics course offerings in the Dallas Metropolitan area schools with the requirements of the plastic industry in order to ascertain the degree of importance the course offerings were to the plastics industry. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663094/
A Study of Industrial Arts Graduates of North Texas State University from 1956 through 1965
"This study was conducted to collect and analyze data relative to the employment status of industrial arts graduates."--1. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663792/
A Study of the Organization, Administration and Effectiveness of the Library Bookbindery at North Texas State University
"This is a study to determine the effectiveness of the organization, administration, and implementation of the bookbindery at North Texas State University Library..."--1. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663123/
A Study to Determine the Effectiveness of the Apprenticeship Training Programs Operated by the Craft Trades in Dallas
"The purpose of the study is twofold. First, to determine the effectiveness of the apprenticeship training program in selected building crafts in the Dallas metropolitan area during the period September 1959 to June 1967. In order to arrive at a point of determination concerning the effectiveness of the apprenticeship, it will be necessary to delve into the organization, administration, and implementation of the apprenticeship training program as operated by the Dallas Independent School District in cooperation with the craft trades and their respective labor unions. This will include a study of apprenticeship committees, curriculum, methods of selection of apprentices, and qualifications of instructors for apprenticeship training programs. Second, to determine any weaknesses in the training programs which may exist and to make recommendations for improvement of the program." -- p. 3 digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663036/
A Study of the Value of Vocational/Industrial Teacher Preparation for the State Certification at North Texas State University
"The problem with which this study is concerned is that of determining whether the implementation of a teacher-training curriculum providing the courses required for state certification of vocational-technical teachers employed in the North Texas public school systems is feasible and desirable at North Texas State University."--1. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663229/
A Study to Determine the Effectiveness of Polyethylene Glycol 1000 for Forming Wood Veneer Projects from Green Lumber
The problem was to determine the effectiveness of using polyethylene glycol 1000 in the treatment of green wood for the purpose of forming projects made of wood veneer and of simple design for use in junior high or high school woodworking classes. The purpose of this study was to seek answers to the following questions. 1. Is polyethylene glycol 1000 an effective stabilizing agent for green wood veneer that can be used in school woodworking classes? 2. Can green wood veneer treated with polyethylene glycol 1000 be bent to form simple woodwork projects? 3. Can green wood veneer treated with polyethylene glycol 1000 be successfully used in junior high and high school woodworking classes? 4. What length of treatment time is best for green wood veneer that is to be used to form simple bent wood projects? 5. Is one-fourth inch thickness suitable for green wood veneer that is to be treated with polyethylene glycol 1000 and used to form simple bent wood projects? digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663677/
A Study of the Drafting Curriculum in the Fort Worth Public High Schools, Fort Worth, Texas
This is a study of the drafting curriculum in the Fort Worth public high schools, Fort Worth, Texas.The specific purposes or the study were as follows: 1. To review and compare the courses and content of the drafting curriculums listed in the bulletins of the TEA and the Fort Worth Public Schools. 2. To study drafting scheduling procedures in each of the Fort Worth public high schools. 3. To study the courses and contents of the drafting curriculums offered in each of the Fort Worth public high schools. 4. To determine if there are variations from school to school in curriculum content of the drafting courses in each of the Fort Worth public high schools. 5. To offer suggestions and recommendations for improving the program, if weaknesses were evident, when the program was evaluated by acceptable criteria (12, 13, and 14). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663812/
The History of the Industrial Arts Department of North Texas State University from 1955 To 1975
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, digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc504102/
A Study of the Physical Facilities of Industrial Arts Metalworking Laboratories in the State of Texas
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279036/
The Design, Construction, and Use of a Tri-color Projection Box to be Used in the Instruction of Orthographic Projection
The purposes of the study were as follows: first, to study the literature in the field of teaching drafting with special reference to the use of instructional aides in presenting orthographic projection concerning the use of a projection box; second, to ascertain the value of the use of a tri-color projection box in teaching orthographic projection to an experimental group of students at the R. L. Turner High School, Carrollton, Texas; and third, to determine if an analysis of these data indicates a justification for the use of this type of an instructional aid in teaching orthographic projection. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163944/
The Suitability of Available Industrial Arts Textbooks for the Subject Area of Drafting
The problem of this study was to determine the suitability of the available industrial arts textbooks for classroom use in the subject areas of general drafting and architectural drafting. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163973/
The Formulation of Wood Stain Solvents and Color Formulas Suitable for Use in the School or Home Laboratory
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163982/
American Apprenticeship and its Contribution to Industrial Arts
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163804/
A Study of the Development and Design of Colonial American Furniture
An attempt will be made in this study to arrange the furniture of Colonial America into a proper sequence relative to the development and changes made in their design and construction. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163836/
The Effects of the Industrial Revolution on Industrial Arts
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163832/
The Evolution of Doors and Doorways
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163821/
An Experimental Investigation of the Relative Effectiveness of Two Methods of Teaching Mechanical Drawing
The purpose of this study was twofold: First, to analyze two methods of teaching mechanical drawing in the seventh grade by conducting an experiment to determine by which method the greatest amount of achievement was obtained by the students in the ability to visualize, sketch, letter, and understand three-view drawing; and second, to recommend a work plan and certain teaching techniques for teaching mechanical drawing in the seventh grade of the Santa Fe, New Mexico Junior High School, based upon the method by which the greater amount of achievement was indicated in the study. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163814/
Current Practices of Teaching Electricity in the Industrial Arts Programs in the Secondary Schools of Texas
This study is an analysis of the current practices pertaining to electricity as taught in industrial arts programs in the secondary schools of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163833/
A Study of the Development of Evening and Night Schools Operating Under the State Board for Vocational Education in Texas
The problem is actually twofold: first, to trace the growth and development of vocational education programs operating in the evening schools of the State of Texas; second, to analyze some of the various types of evening school programs and facilities provided for conducting adult vocational evening schools. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163810/
The Extent to which Texas High School Woodworking Laboratories Comply with Standards of the Texas Occupational Safety Board
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164032/
The Growth and Development of Technical Education in Nigeria
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164019/
The Suitability of Available Industrial Arts Projects for Use in the Subject Matter Area of Basic Electricity
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164027/
A Study of Contemporary Industrial Arts Education and Industrial Technology Education Programs
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164077/
A Study to Determine the Need for Additional Programs in Vocational and Industrial Arts Education at Lawrence D. Bell High School
The purpose of this study was to indicate if there exists a need for additional learning experiences in the area of vocational and industrial arts education at Lawrence D. Bell High School. The information acquired from the check list, combined with other related studies, should help establish valid guide lines for curriculum development in this area. This study should provide information as to whether or not the needs of the terminal student and the college preparatory student are dissimilar. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163920/
A Descriptive Approach to the Development and Implementation of Career Education in the Dallas Independent School System
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164047/
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
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164041/
A Study of the Metalworking Curriculum in Texas High Schools, with Special Reference to the Machine Areas of General Metalworking I and II
The purpose of this study was threefold: (1) to determine what the curriculum offerings were in Texas high schools for General Metalworking I and II during the 1970-71 school year, (2) to determine whether these individual course offerings agreed with the state prescribed curriculum as set forth by the Texas Education Agency, and (3) to determine in what ways the course offerings of the individual schools differed from the state prescribed curriculum. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164001/
The Bauhaus and its Contributions to Design with Suggestions for Improvement of Design in College Industrial Arts Programs
The study of the Bauhaus is threefold in purpose. The first purpose is to study the Bauhaus, located both in Germany and in the United States, and to identify its principles, curriculum, and methods of instruction used in improving design. The second purpose is to identify and present the contributions of this school to design, the third purpose is to suggest ways and means for improvement of design in college industrial arts programs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163870/
A Study of the Knowledge and Skills Required of Machinists in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area
The objective of this study is to determine what knowledge and skills are being required of machinists currently employed in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and to what extent these may be incorporated and taught in industrial arts machine metalworking courses. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131257/
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