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ERIC Number: ED039361
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Pages: 256
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The Development of Criteria for Industrial Arts in the Public Secondary Schools and its Application to South Dakota Schools.
Burroughs, Marvin George
A total of 168 South Dakota industrial arts teachers (83 percent) returned questionnaires which were designed to survey public secondary school industrial arts programs and compare them with developed evaluative criteria. The findings were: (1) Industrial arts teachers accepted the philosophy and the objectives as stated in the criteria, (2) Drafting and woodworking showed the highest frequency of acceptance, while graphic arts was the least taught subject area, (3) Industrial arts was required in 50 percent of the junior high schools, (4) Respondents made provisions in the program for students with individual differences, (5) Teachers used instructional materials made available by industry, (6) Safety was being taught along with course work, (7) Laboratory area per student was rated less than adequate by 50 percent of the respondents, (8) Desirable educational standards were maintained, (9) Approximately 50 percent of the teachers had less than 5 years teaching experience, (10) Teachers were specializing in woodworking, drafting, and metals, and (11) Industrial arts teachers were active in educational organizations and were upgrading themselves through graduate study. This Ed.D. thesis was submitted to the University of Northern Colorado. (GR)
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