ERIC Number: ED051203
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
A Curriculum Guide for Driver and Traffic Safety Education in South Dakota.
South Dakota State Dept. of Public Instruction, Pierre.
GRADES OR AGES: Not specified. (Secondary). SUBJECT MATTER: Driver and traffic safety education. ORGANIZATION AND PHYSICAL APPEARANCE: The guide has four main chapters: 1) "Organization and Administration of the Program"; 2) "Federal and State Regulations"; 3) "Instructional Planning and Utilization," which includes 9 units of classroom instruction (the development of the automobile, the contributions of the automobile, the traffic problem, the driver, habits and attitudes, laws affecting the driver, city and highway driving, pedestrian and cycle safety, and social responsibilities of the driver), simulation, and in-car practice; and 4) "Evaluation Guidelines." Appendixes include suggested record and report forms, and diagrams of intersection patterns and model driving range. The guide is printed and edition bound with a soft cover. OBJECTIVES AND ACTIVITIES: The general objective of the program is described in the introductory material. More specific objectives are implicit in the text. The material for the classroom units consists mainly of discussion on topics which are detailed in the guide. The in-car practice section gives information on recommended activities. INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: Selected references include teacher preparation texts, safety education texts, programed texts, periodicals, and sources of materials. STUDENT ASSESSMENT: Student assessment guidelines are included in the chapter on evaluation, which also deals with the program, facilities and equipment, and the staff. (MBM)
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Authoring Institution: South Dakota State Dept. of Public Instruction, Pierre.
Note: Bulletin Number 71-A