A Study of the Professional and Educational Backgrounds of the Photography Teachers in the Texas Secondary Schools

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To determine professional and educational backgrounds of photography teachers in Texas secondary schools, a questionnaire was sent to all eighty-seven. Sixty-five responded. The study found that the majority (a) were not certified to teach industrial arts as required by the state; (b) taught only three classes of photography; (c) did not handle publication photography; (d) had less than the required twelve hours of photography education; (e) had some professional experience; and (f) planned to continue their photography education although their school systems did not require it. The study (a) concluded that students receive a basic, technical education in photography, but ... continued below

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Cloer, Theresa Udd August 1978.

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To determine professional and educational backgrounds of photography teachers in Texas secondary schools, a questionnaire was sent to all eighty-seven. Sixty-five responded. The study found that the majority (a) were not certified to teach industrial arts as required by the state; (b) taught only three classes of photography; (c) did not handle publication photography; (d) had less than the required twelve hours of photography education; (e) had some professional experience; and (f) planned to continue their photography education although their school systems did not require it. The study (a) concluded that students receive a basic, technical education in photography, but the program suffers from lack of money and administrative support; (b) recommended that the state agency reevaluate its approach to and implementation of the program.

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Cloer, Theresa Udd. A Study of the Professional and Educational Backgrounds of the Photography Teachers in the Texas Secondary Schools, thesis, August 1978; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc504237/: accessed June 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .