ERIC Number: ED340939
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Idaho Driver Education Instructional Guide. Revised.
Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise.
This driver education instructional safety guide is organized in three sections: Driver Education; Motorcycle Education; and Driver Education for the Handicapped. The driver education section contains 10 units dealing with the following topics: parent orientation; student orientation; basic control skills; driver performance; driving regulations; urban driving; country and highway driving; environmental factors; factors influencing operator's performance; and owner responsibility. The eight units on motorcycle education provide instruction in: student orientation; knowing the motorcycle; preparing to ride; motorcycle handling and performance characteristics; defensive strategies for safe driving; off-road riding; maintenance and insurance; and on-bike practice exercises. A list of motorcycle films is provided. Seven topics covered in the section on driver education for the handicapped are as follows: program objective; handicapped students; physically impaired; hearing impaired; mentally retarded students; suggested activities; and references and audiovisual materials. Each unit contains the following information: unit name, concept, performance objective, and grade level; and uses a three-column format to present guidelines for instructional programming, instructor performance, and student performance outcomes. An appendix contains the Idaho Driver Education Standardized Driving Skills Guide, skid information, tips on winter driving and vehicle emergencies; a sample motorcycle parent permission slip; information on motorcycle parts, and diagrams of four kinds of motorcycle practice exercises. The driving skills guide contains the following sections: pre- and post-driving; driving; intersections and right and left turns; country driving; turnabouts; city driving and lane change; parking; highway driving and passing; and freeway driving. (NLA)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise.
Identifiers - Location: Idaho