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An Analysis and Comparative Study of the Objectives of Industrial Arts and General Education in Order to Determine the Relationship of Industrial Arts to General Education

Description: The purpose of this study is to make an analysis of the objectives of industrial arts and general education to determine whether or not these objectives are meeting the needs of the youth.
Date: 1950
Creator: Christenson, Bernard F.
Partner: UNT Libraries

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.
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A Study to Determine the Influence of Manual Training on Industrial Arts of Today

Description: It is the purpose of the writer to attempt to trace the philosophy and principles of manual training from their origin, through their development in various European countries to show their influence on early manual training in the United States, and to point out the extent of those principles in industrial arts today.
Date: 1950
Creator: Erickson, Arden M.
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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.
Partner: UNT Libraries

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

A Critical Analysis of the Educational Program of the Lorenzo De Zavala Elementary School and the Northside Junior High School of Corpus Christi, Texas, to Determine whether Industrial Arts is Needed and Wanted

Description: The purpose of this study was to determine, by means of a survey, the desires and needs of Latin-American children in connection with an educational program in the elementary school and at the junior-high-school level. It was recognized at the outset of this investigation that these pupils may be influenced materially both by the lower standard of education of their parents and the higher standard of education of their teachers. Language difficulties, living conditions at home, and loyalty to native teachings, customs, and traditions act as opposing forces in the effective educational training of these pupils in the schools of Texas.
Date: 1951
Creator: Lopez, Lawrence
Partner: UNT Libraries

Basic Operations in the Prefabrication of Leather Projects and the Construction and Uses of Leathercraft Tools

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the use of homemade tools for leatherwork, and to examine the possibilities of making a part of the tools and equipment needed in leathercraft classes. This study will include inquiries made to the high schools of Texas where courses in leathercraft are offered.
Date: 1951
Creator: Knight, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Study and Evaluation of the Lighting in the Industrial Arts Shops of the Fort Worth Public Schools

Description: There are many factors to be considered when studying the lighting of industrial arts shops. Adequate light is one of the most important factors, and by adequate lighting is meant light that is sufficient in quantity and quality. Other factors to be considered include the location of the shops in the building, the windows, interior painting, width, and length, and the ceiling height of the shoprooms. The study herein is directed toward better lighting in the industrial arts shops for more efficient work.
Date: 1951
Creator: King, Marvin D.
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Study of the Success of 209 Graduates of the Houston Public Schools on the Basis of their Wages and Increases in Wages

Description: The problem of this study is to make a comparative analysis of the success, based on wages and increases in wages, of 209 students. There were 103 students who had completed Type "B" vocational training and 106 high school graduates who had not completed or taken Type "B" vocational training in the Houston Public Schools.
Date: 1951
Creator: Herring, Arthur D.
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Study of the Philosophy of Froebel Concerning the Practical Arts and His Influence on the Philosophy of Modern-Day Industrial Arts in the United States

Description: This is a comparative study of Friedrich Froebel's educational philosophy concerning the practical arts and the philosophy of modern-day industrial arts. The study does not attempt to present new ideas concerning these philosophies, but it merely endeavors to co-ordinate the ideas of various educators in relation to the subject.
Date: 1951
Creator: Peters, Lowell D.
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Study of the Craftsmen of Ancient and Medieval Civilizations to Show the Influence of their Training on our Present Day Method of Trade Education

Description: The problem is a study of the craftsmen of ancient and medieval civilizations to show the influence of their training on our present day method of trade education. The problem is limited to a study of ancient and medieval craftsmen and their methods of vocational training as they existed from the dawn of recorded history until the beginning of the Industrial Revolution. The study ends at this point because it is here the apprenticeship system began its decline.
Date: 1950
Creator: Rowlett, John
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A Study of the Development and Use of Plastics in Industry with Proposals for the Adaptation of Plastics as a Phase of Industrial Arts

Description: The purpose of this study is twofold. First, it is to present evidence of the ever-increasing development and use of plastics by industry. A second purpose after presentation of evidence, is to propose that industrial arts must adapt work with plastics as a phase of its program in order to meet present-day needs of the growing generation.
Date: 1951
Creator: James, A. S., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Comparative Study of the Needs and Interests of the Students as Related to the Industrial Arts Curriculum of Highland Park Junior High School and Boude Storey Junior High School, Dallas, Texas

Description: The study sought answers to the following questions and aspects of the problem: 1. What are the interests of the students attending Highland Park and Boude Storey Junior High Schools who take industrial arts? 2. Do the present industrial arts programs of both schools encourage the development of hobbies for leisure-time activities? 3. Do the present programs provide a foundation for further vocational preparation? 4. Do the projects included in the present industrial arts curriculum encourage the students to take more industrial arts courses? 5. Are the hobbies pursued by the boys who attend Boude Storey similar to those who attend Highland Park 6. Do the students from Boude Story and Highland Park have comparable facilities for ship work at home? 7. Are the interests of the students who attend the two schools similar? 8. Is the home background of the students of the two schools similar in respect to the parents' occupations, incomes, and interests? 9. What are the occupations, as evidenced by the study, for which the students express a preference? 10. Should the projects used in the industrial arts instructional program of the two schools be similar or different? 11. Does the home background of the students have any relationship to the needs and interests of the students?
Date: 1952
Creator: Ellis, James C.
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Study to determine the Type of Industrial Arts Curriculum Desired and Needed in the Thomas A. Edison School of Dallas, Texas

Description: This study seeks to answer the following questions: 1. In what industrial arts subjects are the students interested? 2. What industrial arts courses do the teachers want in the Thomas A. Edison School curriculum? 3. What industrial arts courses do the parents want offered in the Thomas A. Edison School curriculum? 4. What benefits do the parents and teachers believe will come from an industrial arts program in the Thomas A. Edison School?
Date: 1952
Creator: Kribbs, Eugene E.
Partner: UNT Libraries