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A Study Of Industrial Arts Teacher Job Satisfaction, Joseph E. O'Keefe Jan 1987

A Study Of Industrial Arts Teacher Job Satisfaction, Joseph E. O'Keefe

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The research questions were as follows: 1. Are Industrial Arts teachers lacking in job satisfaction? 2. Are the laboratories over-crowded for the jobs being assigned to those facilities? 3. Do the teachers feel they have enough input into curricula and decision-making policies? 4. Do the teachers lack supervision?


A Study To Identify The Communication Technology Competencies Needed By Secondary Level Industrial Arts Students For A Successful Life In Today's Technological Society, Dallas Evans O'Neal Jr. Jan 1985

A Study To Identify The Communication Technology Competencies Needed By Secondary Level Industrial Arts Students For A Successful Life In Today's Technological Society, Dallas Evans O'Neal Jr.

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

This study has been undertaken to achieve the following goals: 1. Identify content appropriate for secondary education industrial arts communication programs; 2. Structure this content into competencies for program planning; 3. Identify basic technical jobs and job skills required in communication companies.


A Survey Of The Teachers' Attitudes Towards Special Needs In Industrial Arts At The Intermediate Level, Elliott Riddick Jan 1984

A Survey Of The Teachers' Attitudes Towards Special Needs In Industrial Arts At The Intermediate Level, Elliott Riddick

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

Research questions for this study were: 1. What is the teacher's major concerns in working with special needs students in industrial arts programs? 2. What is the percentage of teachers modifying their schedule for special needs? 3. What is the percentage of teachers sharing the responsibilities of teaching the student of special need?


A Survey To Determine If The Goals Of Aiasa Are Being Met By Participating Aiasa Students, Hubert P. Rodriguez Jan 1981

A Survey To Determine If The Goals Of Aiasa Are Being Met By Participating Aiasa Students, Hubert P. Rodriguez

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The problem of this study is to determine if the goals of AIASA are being met by participating industrial arts students.


Description Of Factors That Influenced The Ninth Grade Students' Enrollment Of The Industrial Arts Department In The City Of Chesapeake, Oliver Croswell Holley Jr. Jan 1981

Description Of Factors That Influenced The Ninth Grade Students' Enrollment Of The Industrial Arts Department In The City Of Chesapeake, Oliver Croswell Holley Jr.

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The purpose of this study was to determine why ninth graders chose not to enroll for an industrial arts class. The following questions gave guidance for the investigator to design a questionnaire: 1. Is the decision primarily made by the student? 2. Are there external influences such as peer pressures, parental advice, school guidance? 3. Has the student planned to enroll later? 4. Is the decision a temporary one?


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?


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 Strategies Employed In Recruiting Industrial Arts Majors By Industrial Arts Teacher Education Institutions In The United States, John F. Carr Apr 1979

An Analysis Of The Strategies Employed In Recruiting Industrial Arts Majors By Industrial Arts Teacher Education Institutions In The United States, John F. Carr

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The problem of this study was to conduct a national survey to identify and analyze the methods and strategies necessary to recruit students to the industrial arts teacher education program at Old Dominion University.


A Survey Of The Attitudes Of Industrial Arts Teachers In The Tidewater Area Of Virginia, John Edwin Jones Jan 1979

A Survey Of The Attitudes Of Industrial Arts Teachers In The Tidewater Area Of Virginia, John Edwin Jones

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The purpose of this study is to survey the attitudes of a small group of educators, industrial arts teachers in the Tidewater area of Virginia, toward competency-based education.


An Analysis Of Student Perception Of The Goals And Objectives Of The Junior High School Industrial Arts Course Offerings, William R. Duffy Jan 1979

An Analysis Of Student Perception Of The Goals And Objectives Of The Junior High School Industrial Arts Course Offerings, William R. Duffy

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

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A Study Of The Identification And Validation Of Competency-Based Tasks For The Power And Transportation Area Of Industrial Arts In The State Of Virginia, Robert P. Quiqley Jan 1979

A Study Of The Identification And Validation Of Competency-Based Tasks For The Power And Transportation Area Of Industrial Arts In The State Of Virginia, Robert P. Quiqley

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

Since a directive has been issued and a deadline for implementation established, the wheels of the competency-based educational movement are now set in motion. The problem of this study was to identify and validate competencies for the area of power and transportation needed by industrial arts teachers in Virginia.


A Study Of The Duties And Responsibilities Of The Industrial Arts Supervisors In The Commonwealth Of Virginia, Charlie R. Jubilee Jan 1979

A Study Of The Duties And Responsibilities Of The Industrial Arts Supervisors In The Commonwealth Of Virginia, Charlie R. Jubilee

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

Data obtained from this study will provide answers to the following questions: 1. Do the industrial arts supervisor and the school principal share certain administrative duties? 2. Does the industrial arts supervisor perform certain duties exclusively? 3. Does the industrial arts supervisor perform certain duties with the aid of an administrative assistant?


A Projection Of Student Enrollment In Industrial Arts At Old Dominion University 1978-1982, Donald James Buchanan Jan 1978

A Projection Of Student Enrollment In Industrial Arts At Old Dominion University 1978-1982, Donald James Buchanan

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The problem of this study is to establish a data base on enrollment in Industrial Arts at Old Dominion University through 1982. Data concerning industrial arts majors and graduates will be analyzed to identify a possible trend in enrollment. Questions which further delineate the problem and provide specific direction for the study are: 1. What has been the enrollment in industrial arts at Old Dominion University during the past 10 years? 2. What enrollment figures can be expected in industrial art at Old Dominion University during the next 5 year period? 3. Can changes in FTE enrollment be attributed to ...


The Cognitive Ability Requirements Of Vocational Education: A Role For Elementary Industrial Arts, E. Bryan Newsome Jan 1978

The Cognitive Ability Requirements Of Vocational Education: A Role For Elementary Industrial Arts, E. Bryan Newsome

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The problem associated with substituting vocational education for general education is examined in three areas: 1. the vocational development patterns of American students; 2. the skills necessary for occupational success; 3. the skills required for vocational training.


A Comparative Study To Determine Teacher Attitudes Toward Teaching Traditional Industrial Arts Versus Industrial Arts Curriculum Project, Larry W. Hoskins Sr. Jan 1977

A Comparative Study To Determine Teacher Attitudes Toward Teaching Traditional Industrial Arts Versus Industrial Arts Curriculum Project, Larry W. Hoskins Sr.

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The hypothesis of this study is that the attitude of Industrial Arts teachers towards teaching the IACP curriculum compared to the teaching of the traditional curriculum is that they prefer to teach the traditional program rather than the IACP program.


Identify Competencies For Teachers Of The "World Of Transportation" In Industrial Arts, James Alexander Roth Jan 1976

Identify Competencies For Teachers Of The "World Of Transportation" In Industrial Arts, James Alexander Roth

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

It is the purpose of this study to determine and list the competencies needed by teachers of "World of Transportation" for evaluation by those concerned.


Visual-Motor Skill Development In Learning Disabled Diagnosed Students Utilizing Industrial Arts Methods, Vernon M. Fueston Jr. Jan 1976

Visual-Motor Skill Development In Learning Disabled Diagnosed Students Utilizing Industrial Arts Methods, Vernon M. Fueston Jr.

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The purpose of this study was to determine the worth of an industrial arts unit of instruction in improving visual-motor development in Learning Disabled students.