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manual training:

see vocational educationvocational education,
training designed to advance individuals' general proficiency, especially in relation to their present or future occupations. The term does not normally include training for the professions.
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The Institute's approach involved manual training in "agriculture and mechanics" (Croom & Alston, 2009, p.
Although Oleson was new to the Islands, he was quite knowledgeable of the manual training curriculum that was beginning to take hold in the United States.
The manual training procedure is illustrated in Figure 2.
The first section deals with establishing the Kamehameha Schools, which includes establishing the impetus for founding the schools as manual training schools, the will of Bernice Pauahi Bishop, and the operation of the schools.
The first, the practical educators, the group into which Jackson is best placed, promoted manual training, sloyd, science, drawing, nature study and physical education.
Participants in the manual training groups rated their workload higher than did those in the video training group, and these differences were larger for older adults.
Almost always joining with respected Protestant ministers, Heller favored improved sanitation and health care for New Orleans, better education for children, and manual training for unskilled workers.
did not seek to deny children a chance in life, nor was he an industrialist seeking trained operatives on the cheap as many later advocates of manual training would be in the South.
By 1900, neighborhood settlement houses provided manual training and vocational education that promoted obedience to external commands instead of internalization middle-class values.
Probably the first free manual training classes in America were established by the Rev.
Adler established the first free kindergarten for the children of the poor in New York; this soon grew into a vocational school, the first to include manual training and ethical instruction in its curriculum.
Adler established the first free kindergarten for New York City's poor, which later grew into the first vocational school that combined manual training and ethical instruction in its curriculum.