TITLE

Teaching the Use of a Long Cane Step by Step: Suggestions for Progressive, Methodical Instruction

AUTHOR(S)
Sauerburger, Dona; Bourquin, Eugene
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness;Apr2010, Vol. 104 Issue 4, p203
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A fundamental part of the orientation and mobility curriculum is the acquisition and retention of skills in using a long cane automatically and proficiently to detect and negotiate obstacles and drop-offs. Using practitioners' experiences and the principles of learning theory, instructors can monitor students' advancement and adapt teaching strategies to optimize the results.
ACCESSION #
51226320

Tags: TEACHING aids & devices;  STAFFS (Sticks, canes, etc.);  LEARNING theories in education;  LEARNING;  TEACHING methods;  ACADEMIC achievement

 

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