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Postgraduate Course: Issues and Strategies for Teaching and Learning (Visual Impairment) (EDUA11138)

Course Outline
SchoolMoray House School of Education CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeStandard AvailabilityAvailable to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) Credits20
Home subject areaEducation Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionIssues and Strategies for learning and teaching are a priority independent of stage or subject in the curriculum. This course addresses choices to be made to ensure that appropriate teaching methods and media of communication are used in the education of children and students with ocular or cerebral visual impairment, including those with additional disabilities or impairments.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs 225
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?Yes
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course participants will demonstrate competency in:
1. Choosing teaching methods and media of communication that is suitable for each learner as appropriate.
2. Designing, producing, presenting and evaluating material in the appropriate medium, size and environmental conditions for the learners, by using both traditional methods and ICT.
3. Working collaboratively with others to maximise the mobility and potential methods and ICT.
Assessment Information
A study of a topic covered in the course programme relating it to the practical context of the course member (5000 words).
(* Sighted Guide techniques addressed in this course will be assessed formally in Course Four Assessing Pupils/students with Visual Impairment.)
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
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Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserMrs Janis Sugden
Tel: (0131 6)51 6204
Email: janis.sugden@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Lorraine Denholm
Tel: (0131 6)51 6433
Email: lorraine.denholm@ed.ac.uk
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