Jun 20, 2024  
Graduate Catalog 2009-10 
Graduate Catalog 2009-10 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BLS 6060 - Adaptive Sports Activities for Visually Impaired Children

This course introduces students to the adapted methods that are utilized in teaching physical education, recreation, and sports skills to young learners with visual impairments. The course will include a combination of lecture and practice. It will present: a) basic techniques and rules for each sport, b) techniques for adapting the activities, c) methods for teaching these techniques, d) an overview of appropriate elementary games, and e) resources useful for obtaining sports and recreational materials and information. Participation will be required. Each enrollee will take part in many physical activities while under the blindfold or using low vision simulators.

Credits: 1 hr.

Notes: Open to Graduate Students Only.

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