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Roelofs, Erik C.; Emons, Wilco H. M.; Verschoor, Angela J. – International Journal of Testing, 2021
This study reports on an Evidence Centered Design (ECD) project in the Netherlands, involving the theory exam for prospective car drivers. In particular, we illustrate how cognitive load theory, task-analysis, response process models, and explanatory item-response theory can be used to systematically develop and refine task models. Based on a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychometrics, Test Items, Evidence Based Practice
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Vindin, Priscilla; Cordier, Reinie; Wilson, Nathan J.; Lee, Hoe – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2021
The purpose of this multi-site randomised controlled trial was to evaluate the effectiveness of a Driving Training Program, an intervention designed for student drivers with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Participants were 72 student drivers with ASD (ages 16-31) who were randomly assigned to an intervention or control group. Student drivers…
Descriptors: Driver Education, Intervention, Program Effectiveness, Autism
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Li, Qing; Tay, Richard; Pustaka, Arkhadi – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2020
The main purpose of this research is to examine the effect of game-based learning on knowledge acquisition and retention of road rules. A secondary purpose of this study is to investigate possible gender differences related to such an approach. The third purpose is to explore the relationship between beliefs and knowledge acquisition. This…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Video Games
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Cox, Daniel J.; Owens, Justin M.; Barnes, Laura; Moncrief, Matt; Boukhechba, Mehdi; Buckman, Simone; Banton, Tom; Wotring, Brian – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
This study compared newly licensed drivers with and without autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and experienced drivers. Twenty new drivers (8 with ASD) and 16 experienced drivers completed the Driving Attitude Scale (DAS) and drove a simulator and an instrumented vehicle. Heart rate (HR), galvanic skin response (GSR), wrist movement, eye-gaze and…
Descriptors: Certification, Driver Education, Motor Vehicles, Autism
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Kennedy, Kendall J. – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2020
Since 1988, 27 states have introduced No Pass, No Drive laws, which tie a teenager's ability to receive and maintain a driver's license to various school-related outcomes--most commonly, enrollment and attendance. Enrollment-Based No Pass, No Drive policies, in 21 states, target both enrollment and attendance, and have negligible effects on…
Descriptors: Driver Education, Adolescents, Graduation Rate, Academic Persistence
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Suarez-Balcazar, Yolanda; Early, Amy R.; Garcia, Claudia; Balcazar, Daniel; Arias, Dalmina L.; Morales, Miguel – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Walking is correlated with both improved physical and emotional health. However, walking behavior is often heavily influenced by environmental conditions. The goal of this study was to examine actual and perceived walkability safety and the relationship between perceived walkability safety and self-rated levels of walkability participation,…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Traffic Safety, Public Health, Neighborhoods
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Othman, Zainab; Zain, Nurul Hidayah Mat; Ismail, Ismassabah; Affandi, Sharifah Nor Syasya Syed Mohd; Noh, Nor Azida Mohamed; Yasin, Anita Mohd – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2020
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of using an educational game application among driving school students on their understanding of driving rules and regulations. The application was developed and named as An Educational Game on the Theories of Driver Education Curriculum (DEC) to help students improve their visualization,…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Driver Education, Game Based Learning, Instructional Effectiveness
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Laurent, Sébastien; Boucheix, Jean-Michel; Argon, Stéphane; Hidalgo-Muñoz, Antonio R.; Paire-Ficout, Laurence – Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2020
This article addresses the issue of animation as an aid for temporal processing difficulties in deaf people learning the Highway Code. A decision-making task involving static or animated road situations was performed by 21 deaf and 24 hearing participants. They were confronted with four types of driving situations (overtaking, negotiating…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Animation, Simulation
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Zhu, Yidan – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2020
Immigrant mothers, who are socially constructed as an isolated group of people, are often excluded from the studies of adult learners. In adult education, few studies focus on immigrant mothers' ways of learning, mothering, and knowing. Based on a critical ethnographical study, this article sheds lights on immigrant mothers' learning in a foreign…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Mothers, Adult Students, Adult Education
Guerriere, Theresa – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Increasing the independence of students with disabilities involves an in-depth assessment of their inclusion in driver's education. This study addresses (a) the plight of disabled students within the state of New Jersey who are unable to access driver's education, despite the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act; (b) the need to…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Driver Education, Teacher Role, Health Education
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Urlings, Judith H. J.; Roelofs, Erik; Cuenen, Ariane; Brijs, Kris; Brijs, Tom; Jongen, Ellen M. M. – Educational Gerontology, 2019
A possible path towards preserving and remediating driving skills while aging is driver training. Previous studies have yielded mixed results with respect to various types of interventions, such as classroom-based training, on-road driving classes and functional abilities training. The present study-incorporated training features found to be…
Descriptors: Educational Gerontology, Older Adults, Driver Education, Computer Simulation
Pasley, Molly – ProQuest LLC, 2019
A person's ability to travel independently can determine whether he or she transitions successfully from one life stage to another. One critically important aspect of independent travel is coming to understand how vehicles move in the built environment. For youth without visual disabilities, this information is addressed in depth in driver's…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Driver Education, Young Adults, Late Adolescents
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Ross, Veerle; Cox, Daniel J.; Reeve, Ron; Brown, Timothy; Moncrief, Matthew; Schmitt, Rose; Gaffney, Gary – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
For some individuals with autism spectrum disorder, driving apprehension may interfere with the acquisition and application of driving privileges. The Driving Attitude Scale Parent-Report provides an indication of novice drivers' positive and negative attitudes toward driving. Responses were compared for parents of 66 autism spectrum disorder and…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Positive Attitudes, Negative Attitudes
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Curry, Allison E.; Yerys, Benjamin E.; Huang, Patty; Metzger, Kristi B. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
Driving may increase mobility and independence for adolescents with autism without intellectual disability (autism spectrum disorder); however, little is known about rates of licensure. To compare the proportion of adolescents with and without autism spectrum disorder who acquire a learner's permit and driver's license, as well as the rate at…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Motor Vehicles, Driver Education, Certification
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Catenazzi, Nadia; Sommaruga, Lorenzo; De Angelis, Kylene; Gabbianelli, Giulio – International Journal on E-Learning, 2018
In the context of the road transport there is the need to provide new training opportunities for million of truck and bus drivers who are often on the road. The C95-Challenge EU Erasmus+ project aims to meet this need by introducing new training methodologies and solutions that support compulsory periodic courses. The main project result is the…
Descriptors: Driver Education, Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Interactive Video
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