Global Road Safety Online Training – Pilot
April 4, 11, 18, & 25; 1-3pm (Central)
This is a four session course, which will meet online via Zoom (Virtual Classroom).
This course is designed to introduce participants to global road safety problems, data sources, research methods used in the field, and how intervention and prevention programs are developed and evaluated. All participants will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify and access road injury data sources
- Describe and prioritize global road traffic safety problems in specific sub-populations and geographic areas
- Quantify and prioritize risk factors contributing to road traffic safety problems within specific geographic areas and sub-populations
- Identify strategies to prevent road traffic crashes and injuries within specific geographic areas and sub-populations
- Understand road safety research methods and how to evaluate injury and crash prevention methods globally
Who Should Attend?
This training is appropriate for professionals or students in transportation, engineering, urban planning, public health, global studies, or anyone interested in global road safety, prevention, and research.
- Introduction to Burden of road traffic injuries and fatalities
- Data Sources: What drives estimates?
- Traffic Safety Culture and Policy
- Epidemiological and Research Methods, Mapping (EpiInfo)
- Intervention Approaches (Environment, Engineering, Policy/Enforcement, Education)
Readings, videos, and other documents will be provided electronically to students.
All participants will receive a training certificate upon course completion.
Registration fee: $0*
This is a pilot version of the training, offered at no fee. Participants will be paid $200 for participation in the four session training and be asked to provide feedback on their training experience.
- Computer with Internet access, sound card, and microphone. You will need to be able to hear the audio and contribute to conversations (via a microphone). See specific requirements here, http://distance.uiowa.edu/article/internet-connection-testdownload.
- The latest version of Adobe Reader must be installed on your computer in order to access course materials posted on the course web page, such as the pre-recorded lectures, activity handouts, and readings.
- Computer with broadband access (desktop or laptop vs. tablet or smartphone). A wired Ethernet connection to the internet is very strongly suggested. Wireless, or cellphone data, connections may experience connection problems.
- Test your connection to Zoom, which is the platform that will be used for this course: https://zoom.us/test
Questions? Contact Cara Hamann