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A Study to Develop a Curriculum Guide for Use in Teaching Numerically Controlled Drafting Courses

Description: The problem with which this study is concerned is that of developing a curriculum guide educators can use in planning and organizing a course of study involving computer drafting at the junior college and technical vocational school levels. This study is also concerned with the impact of computer drafting on the present drafting curriculum.
Date: December 1970
Creator: Driskell, Hollis E.

Industrial Application of Three-dimensional Engineering Models to Development of Product Design and Its Relation to Industrial Arts Programs

Description: The problem encountered in this study was threefold: 1. To analyze the field of engineering models used in design studies and identify and define the way in which they are applied to product development. 2. To determine the degree and extent of skills and knowledge necessary for constructing engineering models. 3. To compare the skills and knowledge associated with model building to course content offered in industrial arts.
Date: January 1970
Creator: Hocking, John S.

A Study of Achievement and Term Grades of Beginning Drafting Students in College Relating to Their High School Drawing Instruction

Description: This study was to ascertain what relationship exists between the semester grades earned by students enrolled in the beginning drafting course at North Texas State University and the number of years of mechanical drawing that the student had in high school.
Date: January 1970
Creator: Stotts, Richard L.

A Study of the Course Offerings in Machine Woodworking I and II in the High Schools in the State of Texas to Ascertain if Any Deviations are Made from the State Predescribed Course of Study

Description: This is a study of the course offerings in machine woodworking I and II in the high schools in the state of Texas to ascertain if any deviations have been made from the state proscribed course of study to meet the individual needs of the community.
Date: August 1969
Creator: Uselton, Michael T.

A Study to Determine the Need for and Interest in an Electricity-Electronics Course in the Industrial Arts Department of Amarillo High School

Description: This study was made to gather information and data concerning the electrical industry of Amarillo, Texas, and to determine the desirability of an electricity-electronics course in the Industrial Arts Department of Amarillo High School, Amarillo, Texas.
Date: August 1969
Creator: Hicks, Jacky C.

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

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.
Date: May 1969
Creator: Harrison, Denist D.

A Study of the Physical Facilities Needed for Organizing, Administrating, and Implementing Vocational-Industrial Education in the Monahans-Wickett-Pyote Independent School District

Description: The purpose of the study was to gather information that would be helpful in planning and implementing a vocational education program in the Monahans-Wickett-Pyote Independent School District in response to a written request by George L. Cullender, Superintendent of Schools. This study was intended to supplement the Texas Education Agency's occupational survey.
Date: May 1969
Creator: Fielding, Frank T.

A Study to Determine the Effectiveness of the Apprenticeship Training Programs Operated by the Craft Trades in Dallas

Description: "The purpose of the study is twofold. First, to determine the effectiveness of the apprenticeship training program in selected building crafts in the Dallas metropolitan area during the period September 1959 to June 1967. In order to arrive at a point of determination concerning the effectiveness of the apprenticeship, it will be necessary to delve into the organization, administration, and implementation of the apprenticeship training program as operated by the Dallas Independent School District in cooperation with the craft trades and their respective labor unions. This will include a study of apprenticeship committees, curriculum, methods of selection of apprentices, and qualifications of instructors for apprenticeship training programs. Second, to determine any weaknesses in the training programs which may exist and to make recommendations for improvement of the program." -- p. 3
Date: January 1969
Creator: Brown, H. C.

A Study of the Availability of Industrial Arts Teachers and its Effects Upon the Industrial Arts Programs in the Public Schools of North Texas

Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the availability of qualified industrial arts teachers in the twenty-four North Texas area school districts surveyed; and to ascertain the effects of industrial arts teacher availability upon the status of the industrial arts programs in the school districts surveyed.
Date: August 1968
Creator: Rusk, Artre H., Jr.

Principles and Application of Numerically Controlled Machines

Description: The purpose of this study is threefold. First, numerical control will be analyzed objectively to ascertain its justification in terms of meeting the requirements of the basic manufacturing process phases. Secondly, the study will consist of an evaluation of the field of industrial arts in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to determine how numerical control has been accepted in the educational field and what preparation, if any, is being made to include the teaching of this new industrial concept. Thirdly, the study will investigate the feasibility and cost of installing numerically controlled equipment in the industrial arts laboratories of North Texas State University.
Date: May 1968
Creator: Koehler, Richard A.

A Study of the Training Received and Duties Performed by the Maintenance Employees in a Selected Group of Acme Brick Company Plants

Description: The major purposes of this study were (1) to obtain information relating to the number and types of areas of work included in the routine duties performed by the maintenance employees employed in a selected group of Acme Brick Company production plants, (2) to determine the nature of any training that may have assisted in the development of their ability to perform the skills normally involved in each area of work, and (3) to recommend to Acme Brick Company areas of instruction to be included in a training program for its employees.
Date: January 1968
Creator: Hickman, Cleo F.

A Study to Determine the Adequacy of the Curriculum in the Technical-Industrial Department at Tyler Junior College

Description: The major purposes of this study were to gather information on the employment status and location of students who completed four or more courses in the technical-industrial program at Tyler Junior College, Tyler, Texas; to identify factors that influenced them in selecting Tyler Junior College and taking courses in the technical-industrial program; to ascertain in some measure the effectiveness of the training these students received in preparing them for the positions they have held and now hold; and to secure data and information which the faculty and administration at Tyler Junior College may use in evaluating the present program with respect to future changes and improvements.
Date: January 1968
Creator: Willis, Robert K.

A Study to Determine the Need for Additional Programs in Vocational and Industrial Arts Education at Lawrence D. Bell High School

Description: The purpose of this study was to indicate if there exists a need for additional learning experiences in the area of vocational and industrial arts education at Lawrence D. Bell High School. The information acquired from the check list, combined with other related studies, should help establish valid guide lines for curriculum development in this area. This study should provide information as to whether or not the needs of the terminal student and the college preparatory student are dissimilar.
Date: January 1968
Creator: McNeese, Charles H.