BRL: Braille through Remote Learning

Specialized Codes Course



Session Topics
  • Alphabets and Alphabetic Indicator
  • Greek Indicator
  • English Indicator
  • Abbreviations
  • Boldface and other Types

  • Reading Exercise
  • Writing Exercise

    Other Resources
  • Contact instructor
  • Send mail to class
  • Main BRL page
  • Contractions Lookup
  • Contractions List
  • Intro Braille course
  • Transcribers course

  • Session 2: Alphabets

    Session 2 looks at the use of alphabets, with an emphasis on English and Greek alphabets. The readings also look at mathematical abbreviations, groupings, and the use of levels (superscripts and subscripts) in mathematics.

    1. Alphabets and Alphabetic Indicator
    2. Greek Indicator
    3. English Indicator
    4. Abbreviations
    5. Boldface and other Types

    Exercises for the Reader

    1. Carefully read the session readings.
    2. Read the braille presented in the exercise provided. Use the form to submit your answers.
    3. Transcribe the text presented in the list of sentences and sentence fragments. You can submit your transcription via email or from the assignment page itself.

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    and the Governor Morehead School for the Blind

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