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Drivers Education Syllabus
8/18/2016

Fall 2016 Drivers Education Course Syllabus

Objective: The student will learn the rules and regulations of the Highway Transportation System (HTC) and attempt to become a more proficient driver.

COURSE TOPICS:

 

-TN Driver License System

 

-Steps to a Valid TN Driver License

 

-Driver Safety and Rules

 

-Rules and Regulations for Safe Driving

 

-Defensive Driving

 

-Driver Privileges and Penalties

 

-Drinking, Drugs and Driving

 

-Other Road Users

 

-Vehicle Information

 

-Maps and Signs

 

TEXT AND REQUIRED SUPPLIES

            Drive Right 10th Edition

            Paper and writing utensil

 

GRADING PLAN

            Coursework will be weighted as follows:

            1.   Tests/ Quizzes/ Projects 25%

2.   Portfolio/ Class work 25%

3.   Driving 50%

 

CLASSROOM RULES OF CONDUCT

1.      Maintain respect for classmates.

2.       Raise hands to question or comment.

 

SUGGESTIONS FOR SUCCESS

1.      Get to class on time.

2.      Be prepared for class (pencil, pen, note book).

3.      Keep up to date on your book work!

Week #

Drive Right Text Book

Driver Handbook

Ch Review and Decision Making

Drive Right Test

 

1

1

1

1

Pre test, CH 1 Test

 

2

2

3 & 4

2

Ch 2

 

3

3 & 4

 

3 & 4

 

 

4

5

 

5

Unit 1

 

5

6

 

6

 

 

6

7

 

7

 

 

7

8

 

8

 

 

8

9

 

9

 

 

9

10

 

10

Mid term

 

10

11

 

11

 

 

11

12

 

12

 

 

12

13

 

13

 

 

13

14

 

14

 

 

14

15

 

15

Unit 3

 

15

16

 

16

 

 

16

17

 

17

 

 

17

18

 

18

 

 

18

Make ups

 

Review

Post Test Final Exam

 

 

 

CHAPTER REVIEW:  Found at the end of the chapters in the Drive Right text book. You may write just the letter on multiple choice questions. However, to obtain full credit you MUST write complete sentences to questions requiring short answers.

Decision Making: These are 4 picture questions found at the end of each chapter in the drive right text book. Make sure you write a complete sentence for these questions.

Driving Teams: You will have a driving team of 2 or 3 drivers.  This is most important aspect of this class. You will have the opportunity to drive up to 6 hours during the semester. You will be graded as you were taking the actual driving test.

 

STUDENTS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO DRIVE WITHOUT COMPLETING THEIR HOMEWORK AND TESTS.