Visual Impairment Endorsement - Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease of the Eye - Online SPED Cohort 8 (Course 2) (END19046)


Credits: 5 / Tuition: $400 / Non Middle Ga RESA Fee: $400.00 / No Show Fee: $0.00
Status: OPEN / Maximum Size: 25 / Current Applicants: 6
Instructor: Andrea Gwaltney
Date: 10/1/2018 thru 12/14/2018 Time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: - Online class, (Click for Driving Directions)
Registration Deadline: 9/24/2018

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Course Description
Pre-Requisite:  You must have taken the first class.  Classes need to be taken in sequence. 

Course 2: Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease of the Eye (Online) introduces prospective teachers of students with visual impairments to the anatomy and physiology of the human eye, the anatomical and cognitive processes involved in vision, and diseases of the eye.

Required Texts:  

Chalkley, T. (2000). Your Eyes (4th ed.). Las Vegas, NV: Shearing-Westfield Eye Institute.

Corn, A.L., & Erin, J.N. (2010). Foundations of Low Vision:  Clinical and functional perspectives (2nd ed.).  New York:  AFB Press.

D’Andrea, F. M., & Farrenkopf, C. (2000). Looking to Learn: Promoting Literacy for Students with Low Vision. New York, NY: AFB Press.

From Course VIE 1:

Koenig & M. Holbrook (Eds.), Foundations of Education: Instructional Strategies for Teaching Children and Youths with Visual Impairments (2nd ed., Vol. 2) (pp. 464-499).  New York: AFB Press.

Optional: 

Cassin, B., & Rubin, M. L.  (2012). Dictionary of Eye Terminology (6th ed.).  Gainesville, FL:  Triad Communications.

Goldberg, S. & Trattler, W. (2012). Ophthalmology Made Ridiculously Simple. (5th ed.). Miami, FL: MedMaster, Inc.

Class Notes
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