Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2021Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC131910 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 視覚障害「自立活動」指導法I
Subject Name
(Katakana)
シカクショウガイジリツカツドウシドウホウI
Subject Name in
English
Instractional Methods of "Autonomous Activities"(JIRITSU-KATSUDO) for Students with Visual Impairments I
Instructor UJIMA KAZUHITO
Instructor
(Katakana)
ウジマ カズヒト
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Tues9-10,Fri9-10:EDU K104
Lesson Style Lecture/Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
 
Face-to-Face and Non Face-to-Face Lectures and Exercises
・Non-face-to-face (Teams will be used) 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Education
Eligible Students
Keywords Visual impairment, low-vision, blind,Practical work experience,SDG_04 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
Special Support School Teacher Education
(Abilities and Skills)
・Being able to acquire the practical methods of compensating disabilities and necessary accommodations according to characteristics of disabilities. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course will provide students with explanations of the sight of children with weak sight caused by eye disease, what is called ‘ vision management’, and educational consideration for their poor sight. After the lectures on those items, explanations of how to select and use lenses to help their sight will be explained with some exercises. 
Class Schedule 1. Simulation to experience how children with weak sight see
2. Simulation to understand how children with weak sight see (low vision)
3.Simulation to understand how children with weak sight see ( visual field impairments)
4. Eye disorders that require educational consideration (1)
5 Eye disorders that require educational consideration (2)
6. Overview of enlarging methods
7. Overveiw of contrast enhancement
8. Midterm exam. Eyesight
9. Educational visual function evaluation (resolution)
10.Selecting an enlarging method(relative size enlarging  and relative distance enlarging)
11. Selecting an enlarging method(angle enlarging)
12 Educational visual function evaluation(vision field and eye movement)
13. Support method in accordance with visual field
14. Electronic optical aids
15.Support for students with weak sights at ordinary schools

There will be Midterm and final exams.

There will be Midterm and final exams. 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
"Textbook: 氏間和仁編著 (2013) 「見えにくい子どものためのサポートQ&A」(読書工房)
Lecture style:Lecture-oriented with some practical work
Handouts will be distributed in class." 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
(More Details) "Textbook: 氏間和仁編著 (2013) 「見えにくい子どものためのサポートQ&A」(読書工房)
Lecture style:Lecture-oriented with some practical work
Handouts will be distributed in class." 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
"Lesson1-14:
Study based on handouts and the contents of the lessons.
BYOD 
Requirements Lesson1-14:
Study based on handouts and the contents of the lessons.
 
Grading Method Students will be evaluated based on contribution in class, reports, and exam.
BYOD 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it 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. 
Message Students will be evaluated based on contribution in class, reports, and exam. 
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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