Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science

Degree Discipline

Industrial Education


The State of Texas does not have a guide for developing a model floor plan supplemented by a list of model physical facilities, and laboratory equipment which should be used for establishing a laboratory for teaching Machine Metalworking I and II in the secondary high schools.

It is the purpose of this study to futher develop and explore the following statements and questions: 1. Define the purpose of education, industrial arts education and metalwork education. 2. Define the nature of metalwork and machine working in industry. 3. Develop criteria for Machine Metalworking I and II. 4. Determine basic standards for developing floor plans, designating physical facilities, and selecting equipment for Machine Metalworking I and II. 5. Utilization of data in the development of floor plan, equipment and physical facilities.

This study is limited to establishing basic standards for developing course content, floor plans, physical facilities and the selecting of a model list of equipment for a Machine Metalworking I and II laboratory.

Committee Chair/Advisor

Alvin I. Thomas

Committee Member

H. L. Jones


Prairie View A&M College


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View





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