Academic journal article The Technology Teacher

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Academic journal article The Technology Teacher

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One of the twentieth century technology education leaders who initiated and created innovative curriculum that helped to transform industrial arts into technology education, Donald Gregory Lux, born February 21, 1924, died on September 27, 2006.

He left his childhood town of Claremont, Minnesota to join the Navy in 1943 where he served honorably in the Pacific Theater of WWII After the war, he remained in the Naval Reserves for 30 years, retiring with the rank of Captain. Don married Harriet "Pete" Harmer in 1945. They have two sons, Michael and Gregory, a daughter, Kathleen, and four grandchildren.

He earned his Bachelors (1949) and Masters (1952) at the University of Wisconsin-Stout and Doctorate (1955) at The Ohio State University. He taught industrial arts in Louisville, Kentucky from 1949 to 1952, at The Ohio State University from 1952 to 1954, at the University of Illinois from 1954 to 1965, and at The Ohio State University from 1965 until his retirement in 1984, where he was Professor and Chair of Industrial Technology and Education for 21 years.

During the course of his professional career he was the major advisor for 45 doctoral students, published over 30 articles in ten journals (including The Technology Teacher and its predecessors), served in administrative capacities such as department chair and assistant dean, served as a consultant, received many national honors for his outstanding contributions to his profession, and worked with the largest federal grant at the time, The Industrial Arts Curriculum Project, to reform industrial arts curriculum. …

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