ANALYSIS OF THE TARGET GROUP FOR TRAFFIC EDUCATION IN THE SECONDARY AREA ACCORDING TO ATTITUDES, INTERESTS AND MOTIVES

ANALYSE DER ZIELGRUPPE ZUR VERKEHRSERZIEHUNG IM SEKUNDARBEREICH NACH EINSTELLUNGEN, INTERESSEN UND MOTIVEN

THE STARTING POINT OF THE WORK IS THE EXCESSIVE NUMBER OF ACCIDENTS OF YOUNG DRIVERS AND THE SIGNIFICANCE OF ATTITUDES (MORE COMPREHENSIVE PROPOSITIONS FOR UNDERSTANDING, BREAKING DOWN OF RESISTANCES, DEVELOPMENT OF RELEVANT MODELS). A TOTAL OF 12 STUDIES WERE CARRIED OUT AFTER 1970 AND REPORTS WERE MADE BY QUESTIONING YOUNG PEOPLE. THE QUESTIONS ON ATTITUDE RELATED TO POLITICS AND MEANS OF EXPRESSION, ECONOMIC SYSTEMS, SCHOOL AND PROFESSION, ABILITIES, THE FAMILY AND "TRAFFIC". ACCORDING TO RECENT SOCIOLOGICAL ESTIMATION YOUTH IS NOT SHOWN AS A UNIFORM PHENOMENON BUT AS A VARYING ONE. THE PROBLEM OF THE RELATION BETWEEN ATTITUDE AND BEHAVIOUR IS TREATED SPECIALLY, AND FOR THE TRAFFIC EDUCATION OF YOUTH THE FOLLOWING CONCLUSIONS ARE DRAWN: YOUTH LACKS EXPERIENCE TO TRANSFORM GLOBAL ATTITUDES INTO CONCRETE BEHAVIOUR PATTERNS; THE CAR AND DRIVING HAVE A GREAT EMOTIONAL EFFECT; 1/3 OF THOSE QUESTIONED WERE PREPARED TO ACCEPT GREATER RISKS; SPECIAL AREAS OF DANGER IN TRAFFIC ARE LITTLE KNOWN TO YOUNG PEOPLE; HIGHER EDUCATED YOUNG PEOPLE SHOW A HIGHER DEGREE IN ALL AREAS OF DEVIATING FROM THE NORM. RESISTANCE OF YOUNG PEOPLE TO INTRODUCING TRAFFIC EDUCATION IN THE HIGHER FORMS IS CONDITIONED BY THE GENERAL TENSE RELATION TO INSTITUTIONAL SCHOOLING, SPECICIC RULES OF BEHAVIOUR IN GROUPS OF EQUAL AGE AND A CONFLICT BETWEEN SELF-RESPONSIBILITY AND STRICT REGIMENTATION. TWO ESSENTIAL MAIN METHODS ARE PROPOSED: EXISTING BASIC ATTITUDES ARE TO BE MADE CONCRETE IN THEIR AREA OF APPLICATION FOR TRAFFIC SITUATIONS, AND PRACTICAL TYPES OF BEHAVIOUR ARE TO BE REFLECTED ON THE BASIC ATTITUDES. PRIMARILY ACTIVE TEACHING METHODS ARE RECOMMENDED FOR THE TARGET GROUP.

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  • Authors:
    • HEINRICH, H C
    • LANGOSCH, I
  • Publication Date: 1976-12

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  • German

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  • Accession Number: 01300415
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BASt)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 7:50AM