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Driver and Traffic Safety Education

ED 592: Special Topics in Driver Education

This course is an independent research course. The purpose of the course is to provide an opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge on a topic related to traffic safety.

ED 592 Important Information

  • 1 or 2 semester hours
  • Prerequisite: baccalaureate degree in secondary education
  • Textbook: None
  • This course provides students with the opportunity to do individual research on an important traffic safety topic. The student will do online research and write a paper on a traffic safety topic that has be approved by the instructor. Email, instruction how to do online research, and online research will enable the student to research and write the paper from his/her computer at home without ever having to enter the doors of a library.
  • Course Expectations
    • It is critical that students adhere to the assignment deadlines and progress through the course adhering to those deadlines. Students are to follow the course calendar and to submit assignments no later than the dates they are due. However, students are allowed to work ahead of the course calendar.
    • If the course is taken for one credit hour, there are four lessons, the submission of an outline of the research project, and a research paper. If the course is taken for two credits it includes the above, a unit lesson plan on teaching the unit, and an objective test covering the unit.
  • To determine computer system requirements and which browsers are compatible with Blackboard, please visit the Technology Requirements Page.

For more information email Bradley Webster, the online instructor.