Traffic Safety Education (TSE) Graduate Course Descriptions
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TSE 530. Seminar: Topical Traffic Safety.
Contemporary traffic safety issues, such as accident prevention and community involvement. May be repeated topically. 1-3 credits DEMAND.
TSE 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 avoidance tactics explored. 3 credits F, S, SUM.
TSE 550. Methods of Classroom Instruction
Basic analysis of the driving task. Teaching techniques, applications and methodology to classroom high school driver education. Defensive driving principles and theory. Classroom lab. Teaching included. 3 credits F, S, SUM.
TSE 553. Emergency Driving Techniques.
Organization and administration of program development. All phases of emergency driving instruction. 1 credit DEMAND.
TSE 556. Improving Driver Education Instruction.
Assists driver education instructors to improve the driving of their students. Risk management. 3 credits DEMAND.
TSE 570. Methods of In Car Instruction
Application of educational techniques in the lab. Phase of driver education. teaching experience included. Must be taken concurrently with lab. practicum 480/580. Lab. 3 credits F, S, SUM.
TSE 580. In Car Instruction Practicum
Driver education principles, of in-car teaching techniques instructing students. Behind the wheel lab. teaching experience. Must be taken concurrently with 470/570. 1 credit F, S, SUM.
TSE 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 required. Prereq.: 440/540, 450/550, 470/570, 480/580 or DE licensed. 3 credits F, S, SUM.