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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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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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Design and Construction of Auxiliary Equipment Used to Convert a Standard Woodworking Shaper for Use as a Finger-Jointing Machine

Design and Construction of Auxiliary Equipment Used to Convert a Standard Woodworking Shaper for Use as a Finger-Jointing Machine

Date: August 1976
Creator: Kuenstler, David R.
Description: The problem was to design and construct the necessary equipment to cut and fasten short stock end to end using finger-joints. The study was divided into five chapters: I contained the introduction to the problem; II was concerned with the design and construction of the equipment; III detailed the operation of the equipment; IV contained the presentation of the data; and V covered the summary and findings. The study concluded that the equipment could be constructed inexpensively, and would perform a useful service. Also, a student using waste wood salvaged through use of this equipment could expect a smaller bill for materials than if he purchased new wood.
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The Design, Construction, and Use of a Projection Box to be Used in Teaching a Course in Descriptive Geometry

The Design, Construction, and Use of a Projection Box to be Used in Teaching a Course in Descriptive Geometry

Date: January 1963
Creator: Mitchell, Donovan Rhea
Description: The problem in this study was to design, build, and use a projection box to determine if it will help the student to better visualize problems included in descriptive geometry.
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The Design, Construction, and Use of a Tri-color Projection Box to be Used in the Instruction of Orthographic Projection

The Design, Construction, and Use of a Tri-color Projection Box to be Used in the Instruction of Orthographic Projection

Date: May 1969
Creator: Harrison, Denist D.
Description: 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.
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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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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 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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Electricity in Rural Areas of North Texas

Electricity in Rural Areas of North Texas

Date: January 1949
Creator: Greathouse, Charles Simmons
Description: "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.
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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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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 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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The Evolution of the Cornice

The Evolution of the Cornice

Date: 1951
Creator: Vaught, Neeley Reed
Description: The purpose of this study was to make an investigation into the historical development and evolution of the cornice as an element in architectural design.
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The Evolution of the Window as a Functional Part of the Home with Special Reference to Architectural Design

The Evolution of the Window as a Functional Part of the Home with Special Reference to Architectural Design

Date: 1951
Creator: Whitten, Mays Kenneth
Description: This study will deal specifically with the architectural design of windows used in the homes, temples, cathedrals, and churches in Europe from primitive times to the eighteenth century, and during the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries in America. The study will not include the construction of windows nor the manufacture of the glass used in windows.
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Expanding the Numerical Control Version of Computer Graphics to Include Automatically Computed Machine Feeds and Speeds

Expanding the Numerical Control Version of Computer Graphics to Include Automatically Computed Machine Feeds and Speeds

Date: August 1979
Creator: Berry, Ronny E.
Description: The objective of the study is to utilize the cross-sectional computation capabilities of a computer to calculate the revolutions per minute, to determine the volume of metal being removed by the machine cutter at any point in the programmed path, and to output the feed rate that the particular situation requires. The six chapters which present the information are as follows: Chapter I, introduction; Chapter II, analysis of factors affecting the computation of speed and feed rate parameters; Chapter III, organization of the input by the numerical control programmer; Chapter IV, modifications to the computer software; Chapter V, evaluation of the benefits of utilizing computed speed and feed rates; Chapter VI, summary, findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
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An Experimental Investigation of the Relative Effectiveness of Two Methods of Teaching Mechanical Drawing

An Experimental Investigation of the Relative Effectiveness of Two Methods of Teaching Mechanical Drawing

Date: August 1950
Creator: McSpadden, C. B.
Description: 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.
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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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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 Follow-up Study of the Semi-professional Engineering Graduates of Arlington State College

A Follow-up Study of the Semi-professional Engineering Graduates of Arlington State College

Date: 1957
Creator: Eller, Charles Manning
Description: The purposes of this study are to evaluate the effectiveness of the training program at Arlington State College; to evaluate the curricula of the Semi-Professional Engineering Program at Arlington State College; and if needed, suggest improvements in the Semi-Professional Engineering curriculum at Arlington State College.
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