ERIC Number: ED541584
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1921
Reference Count: N/A
Education for Highway Engineering and Highway Transport. Report of the Regional Conference Held at University of Pittsburgh, Friday, November 26, 1920. Bulletin, 1921, No. 47
Johnson, Pyke; John, Walton C.
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior
This bulletin provides information on the proceedings of the regional conference on education for highway engineering and highway transport that was held at the University of Pittsburgh on November 26, 1920, under the direction of the highway and highway transport education committee. The purpose of this report is: (1) To stimulate greater interest of colleges and schools of engineering in the studies of education for highway engineering and highway transport; (2) To assist teachers in the grammar grades and high schools in teaching safety as well as the relation of the highways to the economic development of the country; and (3) To encourage rural school development by means of improved methods of transportation of students. Following an introduction, the following are presented: (1) Relation of Highway Construction to Civilization (Roy D. Chapin); (2) Development and Use of American Highways (S. B. McCormick); (3) Highway Construction in Pennsylvania (H. E. Hilts); (4) Financial Side of Highway Construction (A. G. Batchelder); (5) The Washington Conference on Education for Highway Transport (P. P. Claxton); (6) Relation of the Schools to the Highway Problem (Thomas H. MacDonald); (7) Good Roads Essential to Good Rural Schools (Dallas W. Armstrong) (8) The Social Value of Highways (P. P. Claxton); (9) Methods of Teaching Accident Prevention in Detroit (Harriet Beard); (10) Report of the Highway Transport Committee (H. E. Hilts, Chairman); (11) Report of the Vocational Education Committee (A. S. Hurrell, Chairman); and (12) Report of the Committee on Education for Safety (Harriet Beard, Chairman). [Best copy available has been provided.]
Descriptors: Educational History, Civil Engineering, Engineering Education, Transportation, Motor Vehicles, Regional Planning, Conferences (Gatherings), Higher Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Student Transportation, Rural Development, Teaching Methods, Safety Education, Accident Prevention, Vocational Education, Economic Development, Rural Schools, Social Values, Politics of Education, Government Role, State Policy, Role of Education, Consolidated Schools, Urban Schools
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Historical Materials
Education Level: Adult Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education (ED)
Identifiers - Location: Michigan; Pennsylvania