Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2021Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC120507 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 視覚障害測定・評価演習
Subject Name
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Seminar on Evaluation and Assessment of Visual Impairments
ウジマ カズヒト
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Fri5-8:EDU C203
Lesson Style Lecture/Seminar Lesson Style
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Lectures and Exercises
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Education
Eligible Students Students of Cluster 1(School Education),Program in Special Needs School Teacher Education
Keywords Visual impairments, developmental test, individual instruction plan,Practical work experience, SDG_04 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Special Support School Teacher Education
(Abilities and Skills)
・Being able to conduct assessment on these tests based on understanding of traits of educational or psychological tests required in special needs education. 
Class Objectives
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A number of psychological tests for infants and children have been developed and utilized. However, visual tests cannot be applied to or need to be conducted with careful consideration for visually-impaired infants and children,. The objective of this course is to provide students with an opportunity to acquire the basic knowledge required for conducting psychological tests, centering around those developed for visually-impaired infants and children, and for utilizing the test results for education.
Class Schedule 1.Hiro D-K development test for visually-impaired children
2. Eyesight
3. Eyesight
2. Measurement of distant vision
5. Measurement of near vision and max.
6. Overview of  MNREAD-J
7. Implementation of MNREAD-J
8. Calculation and Analysis of MNREAD-J
9. Summary of educational evaluation for children with visual impairments
10. Overview of developmental test for visual perception
11. Implementation of developmental test for visual perception
12. Evaluation of developmental test for visual perception
13. Evaluation of eye movement
14. Evaluation with check list
15. Summary

There will be a final exam.

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Lecture style: Lecture-oriented
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, handouts
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
"Look up terms you do not know when you work on assignments.
Skill acquisition will be important. If you think you haven’t got enough skills, you should practice outside of class.
Requirements "This course corresponds to Section2 of Subjects for Special Needs Education for the Teacher Certification for Special Needs School ( first class certificate): mentally disabled preschool children, psychology of young children and school children, subjects regarding physiology and pathology.
A tardy is equivalent to 1/2 absence.
If you are absent for 1/5 or more of this course, you will not be allowed to take a final principle in principle.
Grading Method Students will be evaluated based on contribution, reports, and final exam.
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it A teacher(Dr. Ujima) who has worked for 12 years at a school for the blind will give lectures on the psychology, evaluation, and teaching methods of visually impaired people. 
Message Students are expected to participate in the lessons subjectively, use the time for Q&A effectively to solve all of the questions you have, and review the lesson well.
Other A teacher who has worked for 12 years at a school for the blind will give lectures on the psychology, evaluation, and teaching methods of visually impaired people. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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