Driver Education Instructor

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Driver Education Instructor

DEDI101W Introduction to Traffic Safety
3 Credits
The course covers elements that compose safe driving and an overview of the highway transportation system.  Emphasis is placed on human performance, traffic engineering and related research.  The course is intended for driver education instructors and for those whose responsibilities include motor fleet safety.  Due to extensive course content, students can expect considerable out-of-class assignments.

DEDI103W Driver Ed Classroom Methods
3 Credits
This course provides professional preparation to meet the traffic and safety needs of schools and communities. We will focus on methods of classroom teaching. State and national standards and practices are recommended for teaching driver and traffic safety education. Students can expect considerable out of class assignments. Prerequisite: successful completion of SAFE 222; access to Internet and email. A grade of "C" or better is required to take the next course, "In-Vehicle Driver Education Instruction," and meet Driver Education Teacher Certification Standards.

DEDI105W In-Vehicle Driver Ed Methods
3 Credits
Develops familiarization with methods, materials and techniques for delivering a sequential in­ vehicle phase of a driver education program to novice drivers.

DEDI109W Alcohol, Drugs, and Driving
3 Credits
This course is a study of the signs and symptoms of chemical dependency, alcoholism, and drug addiction.  It examines the effects of chemical dependency on the body, family, and driving skills. You will be covering the pharmacology of alcohol and mind-altering drugs, treatment, treatment resources, and prevention.

DEDI111W Zone Control
2 Credits
This course meets credit requirements for N.H. Standard Certification.  Participants will be informed and equipped with the tools to effectively use the Zone Control system for their own driving, to translate that knowledge to teaching their students, and to understand how the Zone Control system is integrated throughout the NH Driver Education Risk Prevention Curriculum.