College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

EDSE 514: Orientation and Mobility for Students with 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. Field experience is required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDSE 511. Concurrent enrollment is also permitted.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

Current Sections

This course is not offered this semester.

Prior Sections (partial list)