DEVELOPMENT OF A FORMAL HIGHWAY TRAINING PROGRAM IN INDIANA

THE FORMAL IN-HOUSE TRAINING PROGRAM IS DISCUSSED THAT THE INDIANA STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION HAS DEVELOPED WITHIN THE LAST FEW YEARS, CONCENTRATED ON CONSTRUCTION PERSONNEL. ORIGINALLY, SUCH TRAINING WAS DONE BY THE DISTRICTS, OR THE IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR, PRINCIPALLY IN AN ON-THE-JOB MANNER. IN COOPERATION WITH PURDUE UNIVERSITY THROUGH THE JOINT HIGHWAY RESEARCH PROJECT, SOME COURSES WERE DEVELOPED AND PRESENTED, AND THE ACTIVITY RAPIDLY DEVELOPED INTO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A RESEARCH AND TRAINING CENTER WITHIN THE COMMISSION, WITH A NUMBER OF VARIED COURSES. A NUMBER OF COURSES ARE DESCRIBED AS THEY ARE NOW TAUGHT, AND THE TEACHING PHILOSOPHY AND TECHNIQUES THAT BROUGHT THEM TO THEIR PRESENT FORM ARE ILLUSTRATED. /AUTHOR/

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    • Paper sponsored by Department of Econimics, Finance and Administration; Department of Urban Transportation Planning; and Department of Maintenance and presented at the 48th Annual Meeting.
  • Authors:
    • Elkin, Barry L
    • Walsh, H R
  • Publication Date: 1969

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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 9-17
  • Monograph Title: Manpower planning and personnel training
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  • Accession Number: 00200726
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Sep 22 1994 12:00AM