Postgraduate Course: Inclusion of Children with Visual Impairment Policy and Practice (EDUA11137)
|School||Moray House School of Education
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course will allow participants to relate and develop their experience in the provision for children and young people with visual impairment. The changing role and responsibilities of the specialised teacher and other professionals within the context of inclusion will be addressed.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
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| 1. Professional attitudes appropriate to working with, children and young people with visual impairment (including those with additional disabilities), their teachers and families in arrange of situations.
2. Knowledge and understanding of medical conditions and terminology used in ophthalmology and ability to write reports and convey information in away that is sensitive and understood by everyone involved in the pupil/students education.
3. Enhanced knowledge and understanding of practical ways of facilitating progress for children and young people with ocular and/or cerebral visual impairment that is appropriate to the age and developmental stage of the learner.
4. Skills in the administering of informal and formal assessment and the ability to apply the outcomes of these assessments through a range of curricular approaches, methodologies and adaptation of materials using traditional methods and ICT
5. Ability to work collaboratively with parents, and other professionals and to contribute to intervention programmes which ensures each child or young person achieves their maximum potential as a learner as independently as possible
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Twenty four hours contact teaching, delivered flexibly.
|Course organiser||Mrs Janis Sugden
Tel: (0131 6)51 6204
|Course secretary||Ms Lorraine Denholm
Tel: (0131 6)51 6433