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|Title alternative ||:||A survey of the present condition of industrial arts education in Okinawa|
|Authors ||:||崎浜, 秀栄|
|Authors alternative ||:||Sakihama, Shuei|
|Issue Date ||:||Jun-1963 |
|Abstract ||:||This survey on the industrial arts education in junior high schools was made inMarch, 1962. The main findings are as follows:
1. Percentage of the schools that are facilitated with special rooms for the purpose of industrial arts education, are 11.8%, 23.8% and 36.8% for small-, medium- and large-scale schools respectively.
2. As for the number of equipments, comparing with the standard set by the Japanese Ministry of Education, the present standard in Okinawa amounts to only 30% on an average. That is, 75% in agricultural, 62% in drawing, 42% in wood work,
19% in metal work. 12% in power mechanical and 19% in electric equipments.
3. The median age of the industrial arts teachers is approximately 26.5. Themedian years of teaching experience of them is 2.6. The educational background of the teachers shows that 42.4% of them are university graduates and 28.6% are junior college graduates. Their majors are 51.8% in agriculture, 28.5% in commerce and only 1. 76% in technical field.
4. 90.9% of the teachers posses." the teacher's certificates in agriculture, and 9. 1% in arts.
5. The average number of subjects they are teaching tends to increase in the remote district; such as 3.2 subjects in Sakishima. In Naha, a central district, the average is 1. 7 subjects. The overall average is 2.5 subjects.
Number of hours of teaching per week ranges from 24 to 31, including 1.8 hours for extra-curricular activities. Median number of pupils per class is 40 and the mode falls approximately 46-50.
6. Most of the teachers seem to be highly motivated in their teaching activities. On the other hand, however, there are many who report that they are not self-confident because of their lack of special training background.
7. 47.7% of the teachers reported that they need in-service training in order to teach effectively. Only 5.6% of them reported that they are able to teach without difficulty.
8. Among various subjects of study, the teachers do not find much difficulty in teaching agriculture, drawing and wood work. However, they seem to face much difficulty in teaching metal work, power mechanics and electricity.
9. Most of the teachers are complaining of the shortage of equipments. They also feel unhappy about the shortage of budget for shop practice, their insufficient teaching competency, overload of teaching duty and lack of public understanding for this field of education.|
|Type Local ||:||紀要論文|
|Citation ||:||研究集録 no.6 p.21 -42|
|Appears in Collections||:||No.6 (1963/6)|
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