To Determine as Many Distinguishing Characteristics as Possible of Wood-Carving Designs of Other Nations

To Determine as Many Distinguishing Characteristics as Possible of Wood-Carving Designs of Other Nations

Date: 1941
Creator: Bush, Zelphia
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the characteristic wood-carving designs of England, France, Italy, Germany, and China. It attempts to present the findings in a form which will be of assistance to both college and public school teachers of wood-carving and to aid in classification of typical types of furniture.
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To Determine the Effect that a Course in Design has on Skill in Judging Structural and Decorative Design

To Determine the Effect that a Course in Design has on Skill in Judging Structural and Decorative Design

Date: 1940
Creator: Ferguson, Charles C.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine whether or not courses in design have better equipped prospective teachers of industrial arts to recognize good design as applied to woodworking projects.
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[I.M. Pei Window]

[I.M. Pei Window]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a building in Beijing, China designed by I.M. Pei. A large window is visible in the foreground. A rock garden and other buildings are visible through the window. A woman is visible down the corridor to the right of the window.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[I.M. Pei Building]

[I.M. Pei Building]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a building interior designed by I.M. Pei in Beijing, China. The foreground is dominated by a wooden latticework with a diamond opening. Through the opening, the bottom floor and glass roof of the building are visible. A small pool with rocks is visible on the bottom floor.
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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 North Texan, Volume 55, Number 3, Fall 2005

The North Texan, Volume 55, Number 3, Fall 2005

Date: Autumn 2005
Creator: University of North Texas
Description: The North Texan magazine includes articles and notes about UNT students, faculty, and alumni activities.
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A Study of the Development and Design of Colonial American Furniture

A Study of the Development and Design of Colonial American Furniture

Date: January 1954
Creator: Moss, Lewis Morten
Description: 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.
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Design and Testing of a Positive Ion Accelerator and Necessary Vacuum System

Design and Testing of a Positive Ion Accelerator and Necessary Vacuum System

Date: August 1953
Creator: McKay, Vern A.
Description: This thesis is a study of the design and testing of a positive ion accelerator and necessary vacuum system.
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The Bauhaus and its Contributions to Design with Suggestions for Improvement of Design in College Industrial Arts Programs

The Bauhaus and its Contributions to Design with Suggestions for Improvement of Design in College Industrial Arts Programs

Date: June 1965
Creator: Shahabi, Ali R.
Description: 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.
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Laying the foundation for successful non-academic writing: Professional communication principles in the K-5 curricula of the McKinney Independent School District.

Laying the foundation for successful non-academic writing: Professional communication principles in the K-5 curricula of the McKinney Independent School District.

Date: December 2009
Creator: TreviƱo, Marlea
Description: Traditionally, K-5 students' writing has had a primarily academic aim-to help students master concepts and express themselves. Even if students take a professional writing course later, they typically do not have the opportunity to practice-over the long period of time mastery requires-the non-academic writing skills they will be required to use as part of their jobs and in their civic life. Based on a limited K-5 study, Texas' McKinney Independent School District is doing a good job of preparing students at the elementary-school level in the areas of collaboration and presentation. A fair job of helping elementary-school students understand the communication situation, define audience, clarify purpose, gather and evaluate resources, and test usability. [And] a poor job of helping elementary-school students with analysis and organization. With their teachers' help, K-5 students eventually grasp the communication situation and can broadly identify their audience and purpose, but they do not appear to select words, format, communication style, or design based on that audience and purpose. Their writer-based focus affects their presentations as well, although they do present frequently. If teachers routinely incorporated audience and purpose considerations into every aspect of communication assignments (format, communication style, design), students would be better prepared for ...
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