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A Survey of the Graduates of Technical High School, Dallas Texas, from 1936-1945 to Determine the Effectiveness of the Training Program

Description: The purpose of the study is to analyze the results of a survey of the graduates of Technical High School in Dallas since 1938 to determine the effectiveness of the training given by the school in helping the graduate choose an occupation and giving him skills and attitudes that will help him get a job and make a good worker.
Date: 1947
Creator: Butler, James A.
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To Determine the Present Relation of Mechanical Drawing to other Courses Taught in Junior High Schools of the North Texas Area and to Recommend an Outline for a Mechanical Drawing Course that will have a High Relationship to other Courses

Description: The purposes of this study were to determine the relations of mechanical drawing to other courses taught in the junior high schools of the North Texas area and to propose an outline for a course of study in junior high school mechanical drawing that will have a high relationship with other courses.
Date: 1947
Creator: Nelson, A. Frank
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To Determine those Work Experiences of Value to Prospective Teachers of Industrial Arts

Description: The problem for this study is to determine those work experiences which are of value to prospective teachers of industrial arts. In making this study the following factors are of prime importance: (1) In what types of shops will the new teachers be expected to work? (2) What units are taught in each of the different types of shop? (3) What is the grade level of children to be taught in each type of shop? (4) Which types of work experience will be of value to a teacher in the various divisions of shop instruction?
Date: 1948
Creator: Whittenberg, Glenn
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An Analysis of the Power Woodworking Equipment in the High Schools of Texas

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the condition of the power woodworking equipment used for instructional purposes in the high schools of Texas, the amount of money needed to repair and maintain the equipment now in use, the various policies followed by the schools in regard to the purchasing and maintenance of this equipment, the makes of machinery most frequently found, the average age of the equipment, and the makes and types of woodworking machines preferred by the instructors for instructional purposes.
Date: 1949
Creator: Graham, Lyman M.
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Study of the Objectives and Trends of General Education and the Needs of the Sheet Metal Industries of Dallas, Texas in Order to Determine What Trends Should be Taken for a Course of Sheet Metal Work at N. R. Crozier Technical High School, Dallas, Texas.

Description: The problem of this study is (1) to study the objectives and trends of general education, and (2) to study the needs of sheet metal industries in Dallas, Texas, in order to determine what the trends should be for a course of sheet metal work at N. R. Crozier Technical High School.
Date: 1950
Creator: Lanham, Robert L.
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A Survey of the Industries of Sherman to Determine a Vocation Program for Adults and a more Functional Program for the Senior High School

Description: The purpose of this survey is to present a program suitable for adult education and a more functional one for the senior high school. In order to do this, a survey of the industries will be necessary to determine the kind and types of classes that will be in the greatest demand.
Date: 1947
Creator: Keene, Arthur R.
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To Determine What Related Information is being Taught in the Junior High School Woodwork Shops of Texas

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine to what extent related information is being taught in the junior high school woodwork classes of Texas. The study will attempt to answer such questions as follows: Do the industrial arts teachers believe in teaching related information? If they teach related information, do they examine the students on it, and if so, to what extent does the related material affect the final grade? Approximately what part of the class period is recommended as the proper amount of time to devote to related information? Is there a shop library available to the students? Do the teachers require the students to have a textbook or workbook for each of the industrial arts courses they teach?
Date: 1948
Creator: Jones, Roland T.
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A Study of Industrial Arts Programs of the Teacher Training Institutions of Oklahoma to Determine if the Teachers of Industrial Arts in the High Schools of Oklahoma are Receiving Adequate Training

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine to what extent the high school teachers of industrial arts in the State of Oklahoma are being used and trained to meet the apparent needs and trends in the field of industrial arts; and to make the results available in a helpful way to all persons interested in working in the field, or in preparing for, or preparing others for service in the field.
Date: 1950
Creator: Enderby, David R.
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Study of the Auto Mechanics Courses Taught in the Senior High Schools of Texas and the Opinions and Recommendations of School Administrators and Industrial Arts Teachers Concerning Auto Mechanics

Description: The purpose of this study is to analyze the adequacy of the automobile mechanics courses taught in certain Texas high schools to determine (1) what high schools of Texas offer courses in auto mechanics; (2) in what place in the curriculum are such courses offered; (3) what methods of teaching auto mechanics are being used; (4) how many units are offered and what is contained in each unit; and (5) the opinions of the school administrators, auto mechanics teachers, and industrial arts teachers as to what should be taught in the auto mechanics courses.
Date: 1949
Creator: White, Alvin M.
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Study to Determine the Relation of Mechanical Aptitude and Academic Grades of 175 Students Enrolled in North Texas State College

Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the relation of mechanical aptitude and academic grades of students who have completed a minimum of sixty semester hours of college credit and who were enrolled in the major departments of North Texas State College.
Date: 1949
Creator: Evans, Arthur C., Jr.
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A Study of the Types of Audio-Visual Aids and the Extent of their Use in the Industrial Arts Program in the Junior High Schools of Texas to Formulate a Program for Audio-Visual Aids Based upon Skills, Training and Attitudes of Teachers in Service and Professional Literature

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the types of audio-visual aids that are being used in the junior high schools of Texas, the extent of their use, the evaluation by teachers in service of various audio-visual aids, the needs recognized by the teachers in service for additional audio-visual aids in the respective schools, and the needs of teachers in service for aid and instructions in the use of such aids. It is hoped that, with this information and additional information from professional literature, conclusions can be drawn and recommendations made that will aid teachers in the Texas junior high schools to use available audio-visual aids to a much greater advantage than is now being evidenced.
Date: 1949
Creator: Erwin, William R., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries