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Gilbert, Harold G., 1921-||Senteney, George W.

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M.S. (Master of Science)

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Department of Industrial Arts


Industrial arts--Study and teaching; Student activities


One of the conspicuous trends in modern education is the fast growing favor for the so called extra-curricular activities.1 At the senior high school level, industrial arts clubs seem to be an established extra-curricular activity. This does not seen to be so at the junior high school level. Purpose of the Problem It is the purpose of this study to ascertain an effective organization of industrial arts clubs at the junior high school level. More specifically, the following problems are studied to determine this organization. Charter II considers the value of an industrial arts club to the industrial arts program. Chapter III is concerned with the present organization of junior high industrial arts clubs in northern Illinois. An attempt is made to determine: The number of schools offering this activity; the length of time these clubs have been functioning; the number of students participating in this activity; the membership qualifications of the clubs; and the activities and projects of the clubs. 1. F. Theodore Struck, Creative Teaching (New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1938), p. 548


Includes bibliographical references.||Includes map.


41 pages




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