Jargan buster 8
Q & A
Question & answer technique.
Road Ahead, Mirror, Pupil - This acronym is used to remember the routine to use before giving a directional instruction to your pupil
Rear & Road or Tyres and Tarmac
Often used to describe the clearance between your vehicle and the vehicle you are waiting behind in a queue – leave enough space to move out from behind it if necessary. You should be able to see the rear tyres of the car in front and a little tarmac. Adjust this accordingly when behind larger vehicles such as buses.
Establishing previous knowledge and therefore a suitable starting point for a lesson by asking questions. Usually at the start of a lesson or before introducing a new topic or skill. This term is also used to describe the series of questions used at the end of an exercise or training period to establish what has been achieved.
A means of using points on a vehicle to facilitate accuracy in for example manoeuvres
Not requiring an answer. An example, could be saying to a pupil who has failed their test - "I think you're a little disappointed aren't you?"
A method of assessment carried out by DSA Examiners to facilitate testing.
Learning by repetition. In a teaching sense it could be used in the early stages of learning to drive, when instructions are repeated over and over, for example to familiarise the pupil with the use of the controls. It is also the method of learning for facts and figures, such as stopping distances.
This term is used to describe the considerations you take when you wish to stop at the side of the road or perform a manoeuvre. Safe, Convenient And Legal Place.
Sight: 75% of knowledge is received visually - remember this when giving lessons. Use visual aids wherever appropriate. Hearing: Verbal information is the hardest to learn. Only 10% of what a pupil is told will be remembered.
Ability or expertise, often acquired by training and learning.
The technique of breaking down a skill into its component parts, to understand how and why it is done.
A permanent physical feature of the road, such as a roundabout, bends or junction.
Three Educational Domains Of The Brain
In order to learn, there are basically three parts of the brain that we have to train. These are simply the parts of the brain that you use for physically doing things, use for thinking and use to influence our behavior. Also see, Psychomotor, Affective and Cognitive Domains.
Transfer of Learning
Associations made with previously acquired skills or knowledge. By using a familiar example of a skill known to the pupil, a new skill may be taught. For example, you could explain that a pupil should use the brakes smoothly and progressively by relating to how he uses the brakes on his bike. This idea of progressing from the known to the unknown should be used throughout a course of tuition.Transmission System
Tyres & Tarmac or Rear & Road.
Often used to describe the clearance between your vehicle and the vehicle you are waiting behind in a queue – leave enough space to move out from behind it if necessary. You should be able to see the rear tyres of the car in front and a little tarmac. Adjust this accordingl