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ERIC Number: EJ458155
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0003-6595
Hands-On Training for Deckhands.
Hoffman, Carl
Appalachia, v25 n4 p11-17 Fall 1992
Describes riverboat deckhand training program operated by East Mississippi Community College and local river towing companies. Residential program trains deckhands using actual towing equipment, including boat and "quarters barge" with classroom. Describes trainees' rigorous workday, including classes, hands-on drills, and physical training. Emphasizes training-employment relationship. (TES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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