Title

High School Driver Education Using Peer Tutors, Direct Instruction, and Precision Teaching

Document Type

Article

Journal/Book Title/Conference

Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis

Volume

24

Issue

1

Publication Date

1991

First Page

45

Last Page

51

Abstract

The authors investigated the combined effects of direct instruction and precision teaching by peer tutors in a high school driver education curriculum. Learners (N = 4) included students with intellectual and learning disabilities and students without disabilities. Peer tutoring was associated with immediate increases in correct responding and a simultaneous and rapid deceleration of errors. Three learners passed the written tests in the driver education classroom, obtained driver's licenses, and produced similar or better driving records than students who did not require assistance. This program is being continued and expanded by school personnel without assistance from the authors.

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