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 WNB75000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 視覚障害心理学特論
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Further Study in Psychology of Visual Impairment
ウジマ カズヒト
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Fri5-8:EDU C727
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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・Non-face-to-face (Skype, Zoom, or Teams will be used. Download all of these apps on your personal computer and obtain your personal account (if required by the apps) prior to the first meeting.) 
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 Masters students in Graduate School of Education
Keywords Visual disorder, visual perception, haptic perception, SDG_04
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
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"Provides understanding on issues and impacts triggered by weak sight or blindness, and what needs to be considered for psychological characteristics required to teach visually-impaired child/pupil effectively, centering on development of visual perception, haptic perception and visually-impaired child.
Class Schedule Lesson 1 Classification of visual impairments from a psychological standpoint 
Lesson 2 Lights and lenses
Lesson 3 Visual organ
Lesson 4 Optic pathway
Lesson 5 Optic center
Lesson 6 Resolution
Lesson 7 Visual field, eye movement
Lesson 8 Psychoacoustic study on reading(1) Overseas study by sighted person
Lesson 9 Psychoacoustic study on reading(2)Study by sighted person in overseas
Lesson 10 Psychoacoustic study on reading(3)Domestic study
Lesson 11 Psychoacoustic study on reading(4)Summary
Lesson 12 Study on visual perception of low vision(1)Characters・Figures
Lesson 13 Study on visual perception of low vision(2)Chinese character
Lesson 14 Study on visual perception of low vision(3)Summary
Lesson 15 Summary

Report submission required.
"Textbooks to be indicated as required. Also, lecture materials to be provided as required.
Articles in Japanese/English to be used as materials.
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handouts, image (video/PC)
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Not only understand contents of lectures but also collect relevant documents and sort out relations among relevant factors expansively.
Requirements "If students are not in special needs education major and want to take this course, they need to consult with the instructor beforehand.
Grading Method In-class performance and reports.
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 Notice on the class and materials will be posted on the bulletin board on Momiji website. Students must be sure to take measures so that they can check the updated information on the bulletin board certainly by checking the e-mail from the university frequently or do a set-up for transferring the e-mail to the private e-mail address.
Other Prepare the dictionaries as English articles to be provided as assignment.
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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