Traffic Safety Education (TSE) Undergraduate Course Descriptions
TSE 444. Internship: General
Arranged by contact with field supervisor, college supervisor and student. Should be established semester previous to experience. Credits awarded are determined by clock hours involved. 1-12 Cr. DEMAND.
Traffic Safety Education (TSE) Courses for Advanced Undergraduate and Graduate Students
TSE 430/530. Seminar: Topical Traffic Safety
Contemporary traffic issues, such as accident prevention and community involvement. May be repeated topically. 1-3 Cr. DEMAND.
TSE 440/540. Driving Task Analysis
Risk perception and risk management, the decision making process, and the influencing factors of attitude, motivation, emotions and chance as related to crash causation. Defensive driving principles and crash aviodance tactics explored. 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
TSE 450/550. Methods of Classroom Instruction
Basic analysis of the driving task. Teaching techniques, applications and methodology of classroom high school driver education. Defensive driving principles and theory. Classroom laboratory teaching included. 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
TSE 453/553. Emergency Driving Techniques
Organization and administration of program development. All phases of emergency driving instruction. 1 Cr. DEMAND.
TSE 470/570. Methods of In Car Instruction
Application of educational techniques in the laboratory phase of driver education. Laboratory teaching experience included. Must be taken concurrently with laboratory practicum 480-580. Coreq.: 480-580. 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
TSE 480/580. In Car Instruction Practicum
Driver education principles of in-car teaching techniques. Behind the wheel laboratory teaching experience. Coreq.: 470-570. 1 Cr. F, S, SUM.
TSE 490/590. Issues in Driver Education
History and origins of high school driver education, recent trends and issues affecting high school driver education programs. Role played by public and private agencies and organizations in setting expectations and standards for driver education. Administrative tasks required of the Driver Education coordinator. Internet chat activity and self paced readings and writings are required. Prereq.: 440-540, 450-550, 470-570, 480-580 or DE licensed. 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.