ERIC Number: ED107914
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Managing Highway Maintenance: Instructor's Guide: For Training in Managing Highway Maintenance.
Federal Highway Administration (DOT), Washington, DC. Offices of Research and Development.
The guide, intended for use by training officers and field instructors in highway maintenance management, contains five courses with a combined total of 17 units of instruction for maintenance engineers and supervisors. The curriculum incorporates management concepts and practices of State, county, and city maintenance agencies which have implemented a maintenance management system. Section 1, introduction to training in managing highway maintenance, describes design features of the training--the content, levels of instruction, and training approaches. Section 2, training unit catalog, is organized by unit and management level (one, two, and three), and contains brief descriptions and training objectives for each of the 17 model training units. Section 3, managing the training, contains guidelines as to what training officers and field instructors should do to run an effective program. Section 4, how to get the most out of training techniques, provides step-by-step guidelines for conducting lecture-workshop training, group discussions, and group discussions with a case problem. Section 5, training effectiveness, lists six training principles and five suggestions for increasing training effectiveness. (Author/JR)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Federal Highway Administration (DOT), Washington, DC. Offices of Research and Development.