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manual training

n.
A course of training to develop manual dexterity in practical arts, such as woodworking or handcrafts.
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man′ual train′ing


n.
training in using the hands dexterously in practical arts, as woodworking.
[1875–80, Amer.]
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Their children attended schools especially built for them, and in these schools manual training and applied science were specialized upon.
She studied English, scripture, mathematics, nature study and manual training, which included lessons on housewifery and needlework.
In order to move forward, let's take a look at the past, Elementary School Technology Education (ESTE) has deep industrial arts roots in its history, giving credit to the works of Bonser and Mossman during the 1920s, Their philosophy of manual training was a pivotal point in the conception of industrial education.
Stull again in charge, will direct the destinies of the institution for the 1918-19 term; Professor Stull, principal and science; Miss Minnie Hummel, commercial course; Miss Marian Blakeslee, English and French; Miss Katherine Parks, Latin and history; Charles Van Metre, manual training and athletics; Miss Crystal Finley, English; Miss Margaret Lynch, domestic science; Mrs.
In 1932, the state Legislature refused to fund both kindergarten and adult manual training classes for school districts.<br />Two years later, however, the districts, which had been supporting kindergarten with local money, returned to the state to request funding for a pre-primer group organized within the first grade.
He advocated for fire drills in schools, free medical examinations of school children, playground activity and cookery and manual training classes.
Woodward implemented the Della Vos' method as a manual training program (Bennett, 1926; Lannie, 1971).
However, there were some parallels within the United States in terms of the use of manual labor and manual training that was used by Americans in their attempt to assimilate Native Americans and African Americans that were similar to how missionary educators educated Hawaiians.
During the pilot project, which could last until the end of this year, drivers will first be trained in the manual training yard, before being familiarised with the smart yard ahead of the yard test.
Before a rat cyborg can be used for navigation, a manual training process is needed to reinforce the desired behaviors (turning left, turning right, and moving forward) by pairing the behaviors with the corresponding electrical stimuli (LEFT, RIGHT, and FORWARD).
Hanson was a skilled craftsman and lifelong resident of the city of Worcester who graduated from the former Worcester Manual Training School.