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Postgraduate Course: Assessing Pupils and Students with Visual Impairment (EDUA11131)

Course Outline
SchoolMoray House School of Education CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummarySpecialists in visual impairment need a solid grounding and knowledge of vision, the effects of ocular and cerebral visual impairment, and the implications of these for developing and learning. Skills in assessing functional vision are necessary so that, using knowledge of the child's visual abilities (and disabilities), they may engage in the assessment of development.
Course description Not entered
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
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
1. Knowledge of vision, the effects of ocular and cerebral visual impairment and the implications of these for developing and learning.
2. Skills in assessing functional vision and the interpretation and application of the results.
3. Knowledge to enable them to choose appropriately from and to administer a variety of assessment procedures and, where appropriate to design their own.
4. Ability to apply the outcomes of assessment through arrange of curricular approaches.
5. Competence in sighted guide technique and knowledge of what is involved in assessing for an effective mobility programme.
6. Ability to work as an effective member of a multi-agency assessment team, including parents.
7. Critical reflection on their own practice in the area of assessment, relating this to relevant theory and recent research.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Additional Class Delivery Information Twenty four hours contact teaching, delivered flexibly.
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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