ERIC Number: ED200811
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Performance Based Traffic Safety Education Course. Two-Phase Program.
Washington State Board of Education, Olympia.
This course for high school highway traffic safety education is intended to help students learn to make good driving decisions. It consists of twenty-one modules--ten sequenced, two not in specific sequence but intended to be completed in the earlier part of the course, and nine non-sequenced modules. Each module begins with an outline providing this information: module objective, concepts, listing of both classroom and in-ear student learning activities, and evaluation. Materials contained in the modules include student learning activity sheets, transparency masters, informational filers, evaluation/tests, and worksheets. Titles of the modules are (1) Introduction; (2) Preparing and Controlling the Vehicle; (3) Maneuvering in a Limited Space; (4) Intersections; (5) Traffic Flow; (6) Lane Changes; (7) Passing; (8) Critical Tasks, Vehicle Malfunction and Breakdowns, Avoiding or Minimizing Impact; (9) Application of Tasks to City and Freeway Environments; (10) Obtaining Your Driver's License; (11) Signs, Signals, and Pavement Markings; (12) Human Functions--Identification, Prediction, Decision, and Execution process; (13) Roadway Variations; (14) Limited Visibility, Lessened Traction; (15) Special Driving Conditions; (16) Vehicle Characteristics, Motorcycle Awareness, Non-Motorized Traffic; (17)Internal and Physical Factors, Alcohol and Other Drugs; (18) Vehicle Maintenance; (19) Planning for Travel; (20) Legal and Post Crash Responsibilities; (21) Individual Responsibilities and Opportunities, Fuel Conservation, System Improvement. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington State Board of Education, Olympia.