College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

EDSE 414: Orientation and Mobility for Students with Blindness and Visual Impairments

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credits: 2

Description:

Provides the foundation for understanding the components and essence of orientation and mobility (O&M). Establishes how the need for independent travel in the blind population created the field of O&M. Explores the philosophy and history of orientation and mobility, including cane instruction, dog guides, and methods of travel. Addresses techniques in developing orientation skills and basic mobility instruction. Emphasizes motor and concept skill development. Offered by School of Education. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDSE 311, which may be taken concurrently
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

Current Sections

This course is not offered this semester.

Upcoming Sections

  • Summer 2022, Section: D01*, CRN 43005, Format: Hybrid, Instructor: Kimberly Avila

*These sections are available to non-degree seeking students as well. To take courses without applying to a degree program, you'll need to submit an application as a non-degree seeking student. If you're interested in applying a course to a degree in the future, set up a call with an admissions counselor. All courses available in Summer 2020 will be offered online.

Prior Sections (partial list)