ERIC Number: ED118982
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Mar
Involvement in Transportation Through Career and Curriculum Planning: Seminar Proceedings (University of North Florida, June 18-22, 1973).
Smith, Jay A., Jr., Ed.
The document offers texts of papers presented at a multi-disciplinary and multi-audience transportation seminar conducted by the Department of Transportation and Logistics of the University of Northern Florida. An understanding of transportation career opportunities and manpower requirements was sought by those attending: career counselors, curriculum planners, students, industry representatives, and faculty. Papers are presented under the following categories: (1) The Economic, Social, and Political Significance of Transportation, with five papers discussing transportation and distribution, prices, economic development, urbanization, and political aspects; (2) Transportation Services, with four papers discussing intermodal activities, airline careers, United Parcel Service, and warehousing; (3) Government and Transportation, with four papers discussing government roles as promotor and regulator regarding Amtrak, aviation, and the Florida Public Service Commission; (4) Transportation Issues and Answers, with four papers discussing urban movement, safety, enviornmental and ecological considerations, and State transportation; (5) Transportation Career Opportunities, with six papers discussing railroad, carrier employment, service firms, industrial traffic management, public services, and education; (6) Transportation and the Curriculum, with six papers discussing historical considerations, economic development, government, social and environemental considerations, a curriculum development program, and a summary of findings and recommendations of a curriculum planning group at the seminar. (LH)
Descriptors: Career Opportunities, Conference Reports, Curriculum Development, Ecological Factors, Education, Educational Planning, Environmental Influences, Government Role, Labor Utilization, Political Influences, Postsecondary Education, Seminars, Service Occupations, Socioeconomic Influences, State Agencies, Transportation
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Transportation, Washington, DC. Office of University Research.
Authoring Institution: University of North Florida, Jacksonville.