Date of Award

Summer 8-1-1966

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



First Advisor

Gerald Francis Brunner

Second Advisor

Alexander H. Howard, Jr.

Third Advisor

Maurice L. Pettit


As the complexion of our modern social environment becomes increasingly technical, the burdens of educating the people for the present and the future become quite cumbersome. Within tho framework of all educational disciplines the challenge of "never-ending" changes must be accepted and the best solutions expedited. To adequately prepare youth for purposeful citizenship within an automated society, educators must be aware of the recquirements and make every possible effort to fulfill them. This study is the result of an attemt to meet some of these changing needs within our society. The requirements thrust upon the housewife of today in basic domestic maintenance and repairs are a challenge for all concerned. The maintaining of pleasant and comfortable home environment is a chore that should not be neglected in preparing future citizens.