Introduction to the Unified English Braille Code

Code: COMM1425

Course description

This course will introduce students to the beginning principles and mechanics of Unified English Braille as a method of communication with visually challenged individuals across the age spectrum. Using the Classic Perkins Brailler, students will develop skills to mechanically produce and visually read non contracted “alphabetic” braille. In addition, they will demonstrate the ability to braille simple mathematical concepts to support individuals who may require assistance in decoding braille.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021. Winter 2022 registration opens November 1, 2021.