Graduate School of Education - George Mason University

Sub-navigation:

School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

Spring 2017 Schedule and Books

Skip local navigation

Quick links
Characteristics of Students with Visual Impairments
Braille Reading and Writing
Curriculum and Assessment for Students with VI
Consultation and Collaboration
Internship


Characteristics of Students with Visual Impairments

  • Dates: 1/23-3/6
  • Day: Tuesdays (7 weeks)
  • Time: 7:20-10:00
  • Instructor: Dr. Christina Schoch
  • Technology: Blackboard Collaborate.  Please have a headset with a microphone/headphone and reliable, strong internet connection
  • Participation: all students participate from home
  • Required Textbooks:
    When You Have a Visually Impaired Student in Your Classroom (3 title set), AFB Press
    Paperback Version When You have a VI student: ISBN: 978-0-89128-801-5 
    ASCII Download Product Details When You Have a VI Student: ISBN: 978-0-89128-529-8

Braille Reading and Writing


Curriculum and Assessment for Students with VI

  • Dates: 1/23-5/17
  • Day: Wednesday
  • Time: 4:30-7:10
  • Instructor: Dr. Kimberly Avila
  • Technology: Blackboard Collaborate.  Please have a headset with a microphone/headphone and reliable, strong internet connection. 
  • Participation: Synchronous, all students participate from home
  • Books:
    • Goodman, S., & Wittenstein, S. (2003). Collaborative assessment: working with students who are blind or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities. New York, NY: AFB Press.
      Order Collaborative Assessment  online from AFB
    • Koenig, A., & Holbrook, C. (1995). Learning media assessment of students with visual impairments: a resource guide for teachers (2nd ed.). Austin, TX: Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
    • Order from TSBVI:
      Order Learning Media Assessment online from TSBVI

Consultation and Collaboration

  • Dates: 1/23-5/17
  • Day: Tuesdays
  • Time: 7:20-10:00
  • Instructor: TBA
  • On-campus course 

Internship

Arranged by each university and teacher candidate