Report on Technical Education by Bernard McevoyReport on Technical Education by Bernard Mcevoy

Report on Technical Education

byBernard Mcevoy

Paperback | July 5, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ... Report On Technical Education By BERNARD McEVOY (1.)--The great diversity of the trades carried on in Toronto is a feature with regard to the problem of technical education that demands some attention. The first thing in attempting to evolve a general plan for teaching workers such things as will help them in their daily tasks would seem to be to ascertain the sort of work they are likely to be engaged in. Speaking broadly, technical schools are for the purpose of giving instruction in:--a. The principles of science and art applicable to industries. b. The application of special branches of science or art to specific in dustries and employments. c. The use of typical tools, and such simple machines as embody the foundation principles of machinery in general. d. The principles and methods of commercial distribution, and such transactions as are connected therewith. e. The household branches of cooking, needlework and domestic man agement. (2.)--The principal branches of industry which we have to consider in Toronto are as follows: Group 1.--Building:--Brick-making, stone-cutting, brick-setting, carpentry, iron girder and pillar making, hoisting, forging, plastering, modelling, stonecarving, wood-carving, painting, decorating, glazing. Group 2.--Metal-working:--Moulding, iron and brass founding, sheet metal working, wire-working, tin-plate working, bridge making, boiler making, plumbing, forging, japanning, grinding, polishing, enamelling, silver and silver-plate. working, goldsmith's and jewellery work, gilding, electro-plating, engraving, enamelling (gold and silver), chasing.. Group 3.--Machine Construction:--Pattern-making, die sinking and tool making, electrical engineering, ship building, agricultural machine making, carriage and waggon...
Title:Report on Technical EducationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:18 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:July 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217274439

ISBN - 13:9780217274432