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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 Technical Study Evaluating The Three Major Brands Of Spark Plugs, Kenneth J. Brumley Jan 1979

A Technical Study Evaluating The Three Major Brands Of Spark Plugs, Kenneth J. Brumley

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

In this research study the researcher will prove which spark plugs will perform the best in all operating conditions. These conditions are structural strength, anti-fouling characteristics, carbon tracking resistance, extended operational performance, high temperatures, high pressures, high voltage, seal ability, combustion performance, and the ability to resist detonation and pre-ignition.


What Are The Benefits Of Using Performance Testing In Electrical And Electronic Courses Within The Virginia Community College System, Donald E. Remy Jan 1979

What Are The Benefits Of Using Performance Testing In Electrical And Electronic Courses Within The Virginia Community College System, Donald E. Remy

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

This study sought to identify what benefits can be gained when electrical and electronic instructors in the Virginia Community College System use performance testing as a teaching tool in their courses.


A Study To Determine The Effect Of The Repeal Of The Sunday Blue Law On The Placement Of Distributive Education Cooperative Students In Hampton, Carol S. Rollins Jan 1979

A Study To Determine The Effect Of The Repeal Of The Sunday Blue Law On The Placement Of Distributive Education Cooperative Students In Hampton, Carol S. Rollins

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The primary purpose of this study is to determine the effect of the repeal of the Sunday Closing Law on the employment of Distributive Education students and how the employment needs of retail establishments would be effected based on the repeal of the Sunday Closing Law.


Creating A Humanized Environment To Enhance Self Esteem, James J. Thompson Jan 1979

Creating A Humanized Environment To Enhance Self Esteem, James J. Thompson

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

No abstract provided.


The Identification And Validation Of The Minimum Competencies For Woodworking I And Woodworking Ii Curriculums In Virginia, Lawrence W. Thrasher Jan 1979

The Identification And Validation Of The Minimum Competencies For Woodworking I And Woodworking Ii Curriculums In Virginia, Lawrence W. Thrasher

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The following objectives were followed as guides. The researcher would: 1. Validate a prepared list of identified woodworking competency tasks by means of a survey submitted to the advisory committee; 2. Develop those competency tasks selected by the advisory committee into competency based instructional units; 3. Validate the prepared list of developed competency based instructional units by means of a survey submitted to the advisory committee; 4. Prepare and submit to the research director a list of the validated competency based instruction units.


A Compilation Of Tasks For Competency-Based Instruction In Fiberglass Technology For Industrial Arts Education, James Roy White Jan 1979

A Compilation Of Tasks For Competency-Based Instruction In Fiberglass Technology For Industrial Arts Education, James Roy White

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The purpose of this study was to identify the tasks needed to produce a fiberglass product from a preconstructed mold and list these tasks in a form that can be measured in behavioral terms.


The Effect Of Federal Monies On Reimbursed Cooperative Programs Versus Non-Reimbursed Programs For Disadvantaged Youth In Selected Secondary Schools In Virginia, Luther L. Atha Jr. Jan 1979

The Effect Of Federal Monies On Reimbursed Cooperative Programs Versus Non-Reimbursed Programs For Disadvantaged Youth In Selected Secondary Schools In Virginia, Luther L. Atha Jr.

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The purpose of the study is to show that non-reimbursed, disadvantaged co-op programs in selected secondary schools in Virginia are successful without federal monies and that the federal reimbursement is not necessary for the success and existence of the EFE program at S. H. Clarke Vocational Training Center.


A Ranking Of Competency Areas Of Instruction By Suffolk City Merchants To Determine Felt Importance As A Basis For Distributive Education Curriculum Sequencing, Henry O. Billups Jan 1979

A Ranking Of Competency Areas Of Instruction By Suffolk City Merchants To Determine Felt Importance As A Basis For Distributive Education Curriculum Sequencing, Henry O. Billups

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The problem of this study was to determine the amount of classroom emphasis a Distributive Education coordinator should place on each major competency area.


A Survey Of The Attitudes Of Industrial Arts Teachers In The City Of Norfolk, Virginia Toward The Iacp Approach To Teaching Industrial Arts, George D. Chastain Jan 1979

A Survey Of The Attitudes Of Industrial Arts Teachers In The City Of Norfolk, Virginia Toward The Iacp Approach To Teaching Industrial Arts, George D. Chastain

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

In the hope of solving the above problem, the following questions were researched: 1. What is the Industrial Arts Curriculum Project? 2. What are teacher attitudes toward the Industrial Arts Curriculum Project approach to teaching industrial arts?


A Six-Weeks Individualized Curriculum Guide In Construction Technology For Junior High School Students, Dan R. Deetz Jan 1979

A Six-Weeks Individualized Curriculum Guide In Construction Technology For Junior High School Students, Dan R. Deetz

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The problem of this study was to develop a six-week self-contained module for teaching Construction Technology on residential house framing to junior high school students. The unit covered various areas of construction involving framing procedures. Three important areas of study have been developed. They include floor framing, wall framing and roof framing.


A Study To Determine The Effect Of The Increasing Minimum Wage On The Placement And Retention Of Cooperative Education Students In The City Of Portsmouth, Sidney Jordan Duck Iii Jan 1979

A Study To Determine The Effect Of The Increasing Minimum Wage On The Placement And Retention Of Cooperative Education Students In The City Of Portsmouth, Sidney Jordan Duck Iii

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The primary purpose of this study was to determine: 1. the effect of the increasing minimum wage on the placement of cooperative education students; 2. whether the increase would result in reduced retention of the regular number of cooperative education students employed; 3. whether any on cooperative education program was affected more than the others with regard to the increase in the minimum wage.


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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The Effectiveness Of The Exploratory Distributive Education Course (De 8) On Student Choice Of Fundamentals Of Distribution (De 10) At Abingdon High School, Paula J. Hill Jan 1979

The Effectiveness Of The Exploratory Distributive Education Course (De 8) On Student Choice Of Fundamentals Of Distribution (De 10) At Abingdon High School, Paula J. Hill

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

Since the exploratory courses were intended to provide students a broader outlook for making decisions concerning their occupational preparation, it was necessary to determine what effect the DE 8 course had on student selection of DE 10 at Abingdon High School. Therefore, it was proposed that the exploratory DE 8 course had no effect on student choice in selecting Fundamentals of Distribution (DE 10) as a tenth grade elective course.


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.


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 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 Presentation And Analysis Of The Results Of A Survey Reflecting Curriculum Content In The Woodworking Program In Virginia Beach, John Zadell Jan 1979

A Presentation And Analysis Of The Results Of A Survey Reflecting Curriculum Content In The Woodworking Program In Virginia Beach, John Zadell

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The problem of this study was to analyze the High School Woodworking Curriculum in Virginia Beach in 1978-1979. The study will try to evaluate course content through a survey conducted in the Virginia Beach School System. Participating in the survey will be woodworking teachers and students enrolled in woodworking classes in Virginia Beach.


Requirements For Textile Product Knowledge In Marketing And Fashion Merchandising Curricula, Carolyn H. Josey Jan 1979

Requirements For Textile Product Knowledge In Marketing And Fashion Merchandising Curricula, Carolyn H. Josey

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

To determine what textile product knowledge must be taught in Marketing and Fashion Merchandising curricula in order to prepare graduating students for entry level jobs in apparel and accessories merchandising.