College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

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

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General Information

Credit hours: 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 Graduate 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.

Prior Sections (partial list)