Driver Education Endorsement Courses

REAL has partnered with the Illinois High School College Driver Education Association (IHSCDEA) to provide Driver Education courses for educators interested in pursuing a Driver Education endorsement. Candidates benefit from a combination of asynchronus online learning and the face-to-face instructional support of an experienced educator/mentor in the area where they teach or live.

COHORTS ARE NOW FORMING
Please complete the form at the bottom of this page to express your interest in joining an upcoming cohort.
 
Injury Prevention & Safety | 3 credit hours, (Coming 2019) $1,000 per course
Principles of Accident Prevention examines the history, philosophy, and procedures of safety and accident prevention with emphasis on areas related to physical activity, athletics, household, industrial, workplace, school and traffic safety. This course will be taught predominantly online with support of mentors assigned geographically.

EEND 616 Driver Task Analysis | 3 credit hours, $1,000 per course
This course provides an overview of the history and philosophy of designing and maintaining a safe and successful driver education program. The curriculum is focused on developing a strong foundation of the administrative, organizational, legal, financial and procedural aspects of driver education. Candidates will be introduced to the key elements needed to develop, maintain, and evaluate an existing driver education program, as well as developing a new program.

EEND 617 Methods of Teaching Driver Education: Classroom | 3 credit hours, $1,000 per course
This course provides the candidates with the knowledge of methods, materials and procedures for teaching the classroom phase of driver education. Candidates will examine best practices for developing and mapping a classroom curriculum that provides novice teen drivers with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, attitudes and motor skills necessary to achieve low-risk driving behaviors. This course will prepare prospective driver education teachers with the necessary instructional and curricular skills to evaluate, maintain and develop driver education classroom programs.

EEND 618 Methods of Teaching Driver Education: Behind the Wheel | 3 credit hours, $1,000 per course
This course provides candidates with the knowledge, methods, materials and procedures for teaching the on-street driving phase of driver education. The course will provide best practices for developing and instructing a behind-the-wheel curriculum for developing the knowledge, attitudes and motor skills, including advanced driver education and emergency evasive driving maneuvers, necessary to achieve low-risk driving behaviors and attitudes of novice teen drivers. This course will prepare prospective driver education teachers with the necessary instructional and curricular skills to develop, maintain and evaluate new and existing driver education behind-the-wheel programs in public schools.

EEND 619 Methods of Teaching Advanced, Evasive, Simulation and Range | 3 credit hours, $1,000 per course
This course examines the methods for teaching the Simulation and Range phase of Driver Education. The course includes program design, organization, scheduling, and pedagogy. Candidates must attend a field experience at a school that has simulation and range instruction. This course also provides the candidates with instruction in teaching Advanced, Evasive, and Emergency Maneuvers.
 

Driver Education Cohort Interest Form

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Example: I currently hold a K-9 license and am completing a subsequent endorsement program in secondary education. Anticipated completion Spring 2019.

Interested in applying these courses toward a Master’s Degree?

All REAL course offerings, including the Driver Education endorsement courses listed above, may be used toward the M.S. in Teaching and Learning degree program at University of St. Francis.

stfrancis.edu/real/teach-learn