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Factors Related To Absenteeism And Lateness To Class In Ninth Grade Special Needs Students, Tucker Gerard Freeman Jan 1980

Factors Related To Absenteeism And Lateness To Class In Ninth Grade Special Needs Students, Tucker Gerard Freeman

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The objectives and questions of this study are as follows: 1. Was the 7:30 am starting time of the high school influenced the attendance patterns of ninth grade students at Washington Lee? 2. Have peer associations and influence related to attendance patterns at Washington Lee High School?


A Study Of The Benefits That Audio-Visuals Have On High School Crafts Classes, F. Evans Cochran Jan 1980

A Study Of The Benefits That Audio-Visuals Have On High School Crafts Classes, F. Evans Cochran

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The problem of this study was to ascertain the benefit that a slide-tape series had on wheel throwing in an Industrial Crafts class. The benefit of using visuals in wheel throwing and other related areas will be determined through the data provided in this study.


Follow-Up Study Of A Work Experience Cooperative Education Program At Falls Church High School In 1979, Charlotte June Hartell Jan 1980

Follow-Up Study Of A Work Experience Cooperative Education Program At Falls Church High School In 1979, Charlotte June Hartell

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The problem of this study was to evaluate information and opinions from former WECEP program participants at Falls Church High School to determine the program's effectiveness. The participants' patterns of employment, education, work attitudes, family lifestyle and their correlation to the objectives taught in the WECEP program were studied.


A Study To Determine If Factors Such As Child Labor Laws, Minimum Wages, Tax Credits, And Shifts Of Retail Trade And Service Businesses From The City To The County Have Contributed To A Decline In Employment Opportunities For 14 And 15 Year Old Disadvantaged Youth In Charlottesville, Virginia, Daniel W. Fielding Jan 1980

A Study To Determine If Factors Such As Child Labor Laws, Minimum Wages, Tax Credits, And Shifts Of Retail Trade And Service Businesses From The City To The County Have Contributed To A Decline In Employment Opportunities For 14 And 15 Year Old Disadvantaged Youth In Charlottesville, Virginia, Daniel W. Fielding

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

This problem was answered by focusing on the following research questions: 1. Did existing state and federal labor regulations, as they related to the employment of 14 and 15 year old youth, influence the hiring practices of employers in Charlottesville? 2.


A Study Of Methods And Strategies Utilized By Supervisors And Teachers For Revision, Update And Modernization Of Industrial Arts Subject Matter In Tidewater, Virginia Public Schools Systems, Richard L. Hicks Jan 1980

A Study Of Methods And Strategies Utilized By Supervisors And Teachers For Revision, Update And Modernization Of Industrial Arts Subject Matter In Tidewater, Virginia Public Schools Systems, Richard L. Hicks

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

In order to consider what subject matter could or should be included into an Industrial Arts curriculum for modernization, the following questions should provide direction for planning: 1. Who should be included on a curriculum committee? 2. Who should provide the curriculum committee with leadership and dominate direction? 3. Who should be responsible for setting goals for curriculum review or revision? 4. What strategies are employed by a curriculum committee to include and exclude subject material? Should the Industrial Arts subject area include a technical advisory committee?


A Study To Determine The Relationship Between Speed Building With And Without Error Penalties In Developing Straight-Copy Typewriting Speed, Jerusha Moseley Coleman Jan 1980

A Study To Determine The Relationship Between Speed Building With And Without Error Penalties In Developing Straight-Copy Typewriting Speed, Jerusha Moseley Coleman

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The purpose of this study as to determine if there is a relationship between speed building with and without error penalties in developing straight-copy typewriting speed in the first semester of beginning typewriting. The general hypothesis is that there is no significant difference.


The Prospect Of The Introduction Of The Virginia Industrial Arts Curriculum, Exploring Technology Into The Norfolk Public School System, Christopher A. Canty Jan 1980

The Prospect Of The Introduction Of The Virginia Industrial Arts Curriculum, Exploring Technology Into The Norfolk Public School System, Christopher A. Canty

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The following research questions were posed to build such a reference point: 1. Did the physical plants of each junior high school lend theirselves to the realistic teaching of the Exploring Technology curriculum? 2. wee the present instructors of industrial arts qualified to teach the Exploring Technology program? 3. Were the attitudes and feelings of the present teacher personnel conducive to the teaching of the Exploring Technology program? 4. How could the Exploring Technology program be implemented?


Activities For Materials And Processes Technology, Leo M. Gibbs Jr. Jan 1980

Activities For Materials And Processes Technology, Leo M. Gibbs Jr.

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The problem of this study was to establish laboratory and classroom activities that deal particularly with the materials and processes technology area of Industrial Arts. These activities will reinforce instruction and give the student personal experience using the materials and processes of modern industrial technology.


An Evaluation Of The Masters Program In Industrial Arts Education At Old Dominion University 1974-1979, Michael L. Davenport Jan 1980

An Evaluation Of The Masters Program In Industrial Arts Education At Old Dominion University 1974-1979, Michael L. Davenport

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The purpose of this study was accomplished for two basic reasons: 1. To determine the degree to which the Industrial Arts Education program achieved its objectives; 2. To collect data needed to improve the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the Masters Program in Industrial Arts Education.


An Analysis Of The Usefulness Of Educational Research Training To The Vocational Education Students Of Old Dominion University, Billy B. Ricks Jan 1980

An Analysis Of The Usefulness Of Educational Research Training To The Vocational Education Students Of Old Dominion University, Billy B. Ricks

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The problem of this study was to conduct a survey of those graduates of Old Dominion University, Department of Vocational and Industrial Arts Education receiving their Master of Science Degrees to determine and analyze the usefulness of educational research training.


A Study To Determine The Relationship Between Grade Point Average And Job Success, Charlotte S. Slade Jan 1980

A Study To Determine The Relationship Between Grade Point Average And Job Success, Charlotte S. Slade

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

This study focused on the following questions: 1) Are grades predictors of job success? 2) Is there a significant difference in job success between students with an A average, students with a B average, and students with a C average? 3) In what aspects of their jobs are students most successful? Can these aspects relate to success in the classroom? 4) In what aspects of their jobs are students least successful? Can these also be predicted by grades?


A Study To Determine The Awareness Of Tidewater Industrial Arts Teachers Of The Procedures For Proper Handling Of Toxic Substances, Brigitte Graudins Valesey Jan 1980

A Study To Determine The Awareness Of Tidewater Industrial Arts Teachers Of The Procedures For Proper Handling Of Toxic Substances, Brigitte Graudins Valesey

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

This study sought to answer the following questions: 1. What are the toxic substances used most frequently in industrial arts laboratories? 2. How are each of these substances stored and handled? 3. Who most frequently handles these substances? 4. Are both students and instructors adequately informed of the potential hazards relating to the use of these substances? 5. What recommendations should be made to increase teacher awareness of the harmful side effects of toxic substances, both on them and their students?


An Analysis Of Alternative Students' Attitudes Enrolled In "Exploring The Construction Industry" At The Virginia Beach Career Development Center, Martin M. Fay Jan 1980

An Analysis Of Alternative Students' Attitudes Enrolled In "Exploring The Construction Industry" At The Virginia Beach Career Development Center, Martin M. Fay

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The problem of this study was to analyze the alternative students enrolled in "Exploring the Construction Industry" at the Career Development Center. The study centered on improving the alternative students' self-reliance which include positive self-image, pride in one's work, increased exhibition of craftsmanship in both group and individual activities, and, above all, increased decision-making skills.


A Study To Measure The Influence Of Vocabulary Mastery On The Overall Achievement Of Tenth Grade General Business Students At Princess Anne High School, Virginia Beach, Virginia, Josephine Lee Turner Jan 1980

A Study To Measure The Influence Of Vocabulary Mastery On The Overall Achievement Of Tenth Grade General Business Students At Princess Anne High School, Virginia Beach, Virginia, Josephine Lee Turner

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The hypothesis of this study is that the two population means are equal or that there is no difference between the two means of an experimental Group X and a controlled Group Y after a treatment unit has been administered in vocabulary development.


Methods Being Used Currently In Teaching Business Law, Timothy L. Coffey Jan 1980

Methods Being Used Currently In Teaching Business Law, Timothy L. Coffey

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The purpose of this study was to gather information on the educational procedures and practices used by the Norfolk Public School System in developing. organizing, initiating, and administering its business law program. Specifically, answers were sought to the 25 questions included on the Information Form used for gathering data needed for completing this research effort.


Employability Of Norfolk Cooperative Distributive Education Students, Darrellyn D. Hamlet Jan 1980

Employability Of Norfolk Cooperative Distributive Education Students, Darrellyn D. Hamlet

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

To determine the employability of cooperative Distributive Education students, a community survey was conducted to determine the following factors: 1. the types of businesses willing to hire cooperative distributive education students; 2. the number of distributive education students presently employed by a Norfolk business that are enrolled in another school division's distributive education program; 3. the number of businesses aware of the Targeted Jobs Tax Credit program; 4. the number of businesses using distributive education students in order to receive the Targeted Jobs Tax Credit.


A Study To Determine The Effectiveness Of A Specialized Cooperative Food Service Course In The Hampton, Virginia Distributive Education Program, Gary C. Smith Jan 1980

A Study To Determine The Effectiveness Of A Specialized Cooperative Food Service Course In The Hampton, Virginia Distributive Education Program, Gary C. Smith

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of the Specialized Food Service course being taught at Pembroke High School through the Distributive Education program area.


In School Study To Determine Whether The Business Education Curriculum At Windsor High School Should Be Expanded, Charleen W. Saunders Jan 1980

In School Study To Determine Whether The Business Education Curriculum At Windsor High School Should Be Expanded, Charleen W. Saunders

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The intent of this study was to determine: 1) the present values of the program; 2) to discharge the traditional idea that Business Education is only a clerical or secretarial program for female students; 3) to improve enrollment to a two teacher department; 4) to become more student oriented; 5) to eliminate the foreclosing of the Business Department.


A Study To Substantiate The Need For Consumer Economic Education In Norfolk Secondary Schools, Geraldine W. Scott Jan 1980

A Study To Substantiate The Need For Consumer Economic Education In Norfolk Secondary Schools, Geraldine W. Scott

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The basic objectives of this study were as follows: 1) to conduct a survey using a questionnaire to determine the level of competence in basic business survival skills of a sample of graduates from the Norfolk school system; 2) to clarify status and identify problems of the current consumer economic curriculum by collecting detailed information that describes the existing conditions and practices regarding consumer economic education in the Norfolk City Schools; 3) to make comparisons and evaluations between the existing Norfolk consumer economic curriculum and the findings from the questionnaire regarding the need for consumer economic education in the Norfolk ...


A Study To Determine If Predictive Relationships Exist Between First Month Apprentice Mathematic Failures And Unsuccessful Completion Of The Three Year Norshipco Apprentice Program, Donald Allan Kilmer Jan 1980

A Study To Determine If Predictive Relationships Exist Between First Month Apprentice Mathematic Failures And Unsuccessful Completion Of The Three Year Norshipco Apprentice Program, Donald Allan Kilmer

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The problem of this study was to determine if a correlation exists between first month apprentice mathematic failures and unsuccessful completion of the four months of related instruction in the three year apprentice program.


A Survey To Compare The Ratio By Sex Of The Fashion Merchandising Workers In The Tidewater Area To Enrollments In Fashion Merchandising Classes In Virginia Beach Public Schools, Susan S. Johnson Jan 1980

A Survey To Compare The Ratio By Sex Of The Fashion Merchandising Workers In The Tidewater Area To Enrollments In Fashion Merchandising Classes In Virginia Beach Public Schools, Susan S. Johnson

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

Questions that might be answered from this study include 1. Does the fashion merchandising industry in Virginia Beach and Norfolk have enough males working in apparel and accessory jobs to warrant an increase in males in the training classes of fashion merchandising? 2. Is there a need for Virginia Beach city fashion merchandising coordinators to try to actively recruit male students into their programs as the high school level? 3. Do male students of fashion merchandising have entry-level jobs available in their area once completing the class on the high school level? 4. Should the fashion merchandising program be for ...


A Study Of Vocational Programs For Handicapped Students In Newport News, Virginia, William D. Barton Jan 1980

A Study Of Vocational Programs For Handicapped Students In Newport News, Virginia, William D. Barton

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

Not all handicapped students can successfully fit into mainstream classes, even on a limited basis, and most particularly in shop oriented vocational areas. The research goals of this study were to: 1. Provide proof that handicapped students, especially educable mentally retarded, can be successfully trained, given the proper learning atmosphere; 2. Provide justification that a separate vocational educational track for educable mentally retarded students should be established where they may compete only with others in their peer group.


The Determination Of The Compatibility Between The Reasons For Attending And The Career Goals Of Secondary Students At The Norfolk Technical-Vocational Center, Judith A. Wiltshire Jan 1980

The Determination Of The Compatibility Between The Reasons For Attending And The Career Goals Of Secondary Students At The Norfolk Technical-Vocational Center, Judith A. Wiltshire

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The purpose of this study was to answer the following questions: 1. Why do students elect the programs at NTVC? 2. What do these students intend to do after high school graduation?


A Study To Determine The Acceptance By Potential Employers Of A Cooperative Education Program For Gifted And Talented Students In Newport News Public Schools, Deborah Smith Buchanan Jan 1980

A Study To Determine The Acceptance By Potential Employers Of A Cooperative Education Program For Gifted And Talented Students In Newport News Public Schools, Deborah Smith Buchanan

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

In order to plan for this proposed cooperative program, it was necessary to gain specific information from the business community on the Peninsula. The goals of this study were: 1. To determine the job placements for gifted and talented students that would be available on the peninsula; 2. To determine the variety of occupational areas that would provide assistance to the program; 3. To determine the job-entry skills that prospective employers would require of a student in the program.


Development Of Measurement Instruments For Testing Minimum Competency For The Woods Technology I Curriculums In The State Of Virginia, Maynard D. West Jr. Jan 1980

Development Of Measurement Instruments For Testing Minimum Competency For The Woods Technology I Curriculums In The State Of Virginia, Maynard D. West Jr.

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

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