Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2021Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Educational Sciences Educational Design for Teacher Educators Program
Lecture Code WNB74550 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 視覚障害学演習
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Seminar on Visual Impairment
ウジマ カズヒト,モリ マユ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Tues5-8:EDU C727
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Seminar/ many using the ICT 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Education
Eligible Students
Keywords Visual Impairment, Psychology, Teaching method 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
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Class Objectives
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Students will learn the principles and methods of psychological, physiological, and pathological assessment methods for infants and students with visual impairment, become proficient in various assessment methods, and understand the process of developing individual guidance plans based on the assessment results. In addition, by taking up the themes in the teaching of visually impaired children, giving lectures, and conducting exercises to subscribe to the literature on teaching methods, they will deepen their understanding of the teaching methods and teaching materials in the teaching of visually impaired children and acquire the ability to utilize them in teaching. Attach to
Class theme and target 
Class Schedule No. 1: Familiarize yourself with various assessment methods for visual impairment, and understand the process of developing an individual guidance plan based on the assessment results. (Ujima)
No. 2: Evaluation using separation threshold (Ujima)
No. 3: Evaluation of recognition range (Ujima)
No. 4: Evaluation of visual perception development (Ujima)
No.5: Principle and Method of Reading Evaluation (Ujima)
No.6 Analysis method of reading evaluation (Ujima)
No.7: About making of support plan based on assessment (Ujima)
No. 8: Educational considerations based on assessments (Ujima)

No.9: subject instruction and teaching materials (Japanese language, arithmetic and mathematics) (Mori)
No. 10: Teaching Materials and Materials (Science / Society) (Mori)
No. 11: Teaching and Teaching Materials (Physical Education) (Mori)
No. 12: Guidance on Independent Activities (Braille) (Mori)
No. 13: Guidance on Independent Activities (Walking) (Mori)

No. 14: Guidance for children with multiple disabilities (Mori)

No. 15: Guidance for the visually impaired (Mori)

 A.Jonathan Jackson (2010) ロービジョン・マニュアル. オー・ビー・エス
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Preparation and
Read the specified documents, not superficially, but to the extent that you can explain them yourself. 
Grading Method Contribution to class: 30%, Report: 70% 
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. 
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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