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ERIC Number: ED018551
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Jun
Pages: 162
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Reference Count: 0
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THE STATUS OF AND NEED FOR INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION IN THE PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN UTAH, A SPECIAL INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION RESEARCH PROJECT.
BARTEL, CARL R.; LOVELESS, AUSTIN G.
TO ASCERTAIN THE PRESENT STATUS OF AND THE NEED FOR INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION IN THE 40 SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN UTAH, DATA WERE OBTAINED DURING THE 1964-65 SCHOOL YEAR FROM ALL EXCEPT THE MURRAY DISTRICT. INTERVIEWS AND QUESTIONNAIRES WERE USED TO COLLECT DATA FROM 81 JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS AND 74 SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS WITHOUT TRADE AND INDUSTRIAL PROGRAMS, 20 SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS WITH SUCH PROGRAMS, 1,032 PARENTS OF JUNIOR HIGH INDUSTRIAL ARTS STUDENTS, 1,304 PARENTS OF SENIOR HIGH INDUSTRIAL ARTS STUDENTS, 168 PARENTS OF TRADE AND INDUSTRIAL STUDENTS, 1,289 JUNIOR HIGH INDUSTRIAL ARTS STUDENTS, 1,729 SENIOR HIGH INDUSTRIAL ARTS STUDENTS, 362 TRADE AND INDUSTRIAL STUDENTS, 129 JUNIOR HIGH INDUSTRIAL ARTS TEACHERS, 183 SENIOR HIGH INDUSTRIAL ARTS TEACHERS, 28 TRADE AND INDUSTRIAL TEACHERS, PLUS A NUMBER OF PARENTS AND STUDENTS IN A SPECIAL VOCATIONAL PROGRAM. SOME TYPE OF INDUSTRIAL ARTS OFFERING IS AVAILABLE IN ALL SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN THE 40 DISTRICTS. THIRTY-EIGHT TRADE AND INDUSTRIAL COURSES WERE OFFERED IN 13 SCHOOL DISTRICTS. OF THE 38 COURSES, 15 WERE AUTO MECHANICS. OTHER SUBJECTS TAUGHT WERE CARPENTRY, DRAFTING, MACHINE SHOP, WELDING, ELECTRONICS, VOCATIONAL METALS, AUTO BODY, AND MEAT CUTTING. RECOMMENDATIONS INCLUDE--(1) THE PURPOSES AND OBJECTIVES OF INDUSTRIAL ARTS AND TRADE AND INDUSTRIAL PROGRAMS MUST BE MORE ADEQUATELY STATED AND DISSEMINATED, (2) INDUSTRIAL ARTS COURSES SHOULD BE A PREREQUISITE TO ALL TRADE AND INDUSTRIAL COURSES OFFERED IN THE HIGH SCHOOL, AND (3) A MORE CONCERTED EFFORT MUST BE MADE IN DEVELOPING, COORDINATING, AND USING ADEQUATE COURSES OF STUDY. DATA ARE INCLUDED FOR ALL ASPECTS OF THE STUDY IN 113 TABLES. (EM)
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Authoring Institution: Utah State Board of Education, Salt Lake City. Div. of Research and Planning.
Identifiers: UTAH