ERIC Number: ED214031
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Texas Driver and Traffic Safety Education Teacher Preparation Guide.
Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Curriculum Development.
This guide contains detailed descriptions of four university courses designed to give basic driver and traffic safety education preparation to prospective driver education teachers. The basic courses are as follows: Safety Education (general safety education concepts with emphasis on nontraffic areas); Driver and Traffic Safety Education I (instruction in the concepts and procedures to instruct the classroom and on-street phases of driver education); Driver and Traffic Safety Education II (practicum in classroom and on-street instructional experiences with high school driver education students); and Driver and Traffic Safety Education III (theory and practice simulation, multiple-car, and other off-street laboratory phases of driver education as well as principles for administrating multiphase programs). Also provided are brief descriptions of nine additional courses useful for driver education teachers. Topics of these courses include the highway transportation system; alcohol, drugs, and traffic safety; motorcycle education; driver education for the handicapped; emergency care of the injured; psychology of accident prevention; traffic law enforcement; and traffic and highway engineering principles. Each of the four basic courses described contains lists of competencies, resources, course content related to individual competencies, and suggested learning activities. Also provided are bibliographies for each of the four courses. (MN)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Alcohol Education, Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Disabilities, Driver Education, Drug Abuse, Guidelines, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Motor Vehicles, Resources, Safety Education, Secondary Education, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Traffic Accidents, Traffic Safety
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Curriculum Development.