Information Package / Course Catalogue
Visual Impairment
Course Code: CGB452
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

To aim to describe the basic teaching strategies, specialized instructional techniques, assessment techniques, and attitudes towards persons with handicaps.

Course Content

The course content from visual impairment effects development and learning impact the description, student with visual impairment learning styles, communication strategies with visual impairment students, educational assessment and teaching strategies for visual impairment.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Knows the basic concepts of education of the visually impaired
2.Explain the effects of visual impairment on development
3.Knows material and environment arrangements
4.Explain teaching methods
5.Ailelere gelişimsel destek konusunda rehberlik yapar
Recommended or Required Reading
1.U. Tüfekçioğlu (Ed).Education of Children with Hearing, Speech and Vision Problems. Eskişehir: Anadolu Üniversitesi Yayınları.
2.Tuncer, T. (2003).Classroom arrangements for children with sight impairment
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Historical perspective, Educational conditions / preparation
Week 2 - Theoretical
Blindness and weakness - The effects of vision loss - Anatomy and physiology of vision - Common eye defects and their educational practices / adaptations
Week 3 - Theoretical
Assessment of vision (functional visual assessment) - Visual aids for visually impaired children and adolescents (adults) - Assessment procedures
Week 4 - Theoretical
Special curriculum - Listening skills - Development of reading and writing by touch
Week 5 - Theoretical
Independent movement skills (and independent living skills)
Week 6 - Theoretical
Curriculum entry - Study skills
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 8 - Theoretical
Introduction to technology - Learning environment
Week 9 - Theoretical
Mainstreaming curriculum / Introduction principles - Turkish, Mathematics, Science, Social studies, Technology knowledge, Music
Week 10 - Theoretical
Physical education, Art and design, Non-curricular activities
Week 11 - Theoretical
Children with visual impairment and multiple inadequacies - Development of early communication skills - Educational technology Functional vision assessment and development of vision - Multiple inadequacies in the senses - Curriculum issues -
Week 12 - Theoretical
Role of special education teacher - work with family, teacher guidance, support for students in inclusion, private school teacher, counseling skills
Week 13 - Theoretical
Teacher training, competence of teachers
Week 14 - Theoretical
Preparation for final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141242
Midterm Examination1314
Final Examination1516
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)52
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
OÇ-1
5
4
4
3
4
3
3
3
OÇ-2
5
4
4
3
4
3
3
3
OÇ-3
5
4
4
3
4
3
3
3
OÇ-4
5
4
4
3
4
3
3
3
OÇ-5
5
4
4
3
4
3
3
3
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