Document Type

Graduate Research

Degree

Master of Science

Publication Date

8-1-1951

Abstract

The problem, "Industrial Arts Libraries in Kansas High Schools," is the result of the writer's interest in a study of this kind resulting from his past teaching experience. Additional incentive was due to discussions with fellow students since entering Kansas State Teachers College, Pittsburg, relative to the kinds of instruction materials they had used for effective teaching. It is an effort to show a "picture" of the industrial arts library factilities for the school year of 1950-51. The data gathered show class room enrollments together with instruction materials, book collections for use by industrial arts classes, expenditures, for materils for the general library and for industrial arts materials, the extent to which projection materials are available in the school, and a list of industrial arts library books. Criteria for the evaluation of the library were secured from various library sources. Industrial arts library informaiton was secured from 140 completed questionnaires returned from Principals, Superintendents, or Industrial Arts teachers in the State of Kansas. The average number of books available for each student enrolled in high school was 10.5 books, which is a good average according to set standards. Industrial arts books constituted

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ix, 105 leaves ; 28 cm. Bibliography: leaves 55-56.

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