Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
182001601100GLASSES GLASSESCompulsory115
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to teach the technical properties of eyeglass lenses and to teach them how to use the coatings according to the characteristics of the patient. In addition, an optician shop is to teach what to pay attention to the glass classification. In addition to the theoretical knowledge, students will be taught how to cut the glass according to a chosen frame.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Alpaslan BAYRAKDAR
Learning Outcomes
1To have general information about eyeglasses.
2To have general information about eyeglasses.
3To have general information about eyeglasses frames.
4To have general information about eyeglasses frames.
5To have information about the raw materials of lenses.
6To have information about the raw materials of lenses.
7To have information about lens coatings.
8To have information about lens coatings.
9Cutting Monofocal Lenses to Fit Frames
10 Cutting Monofocal Lenses to Fit Frames
11To have basic knowledge about opticianry.
12To have basic knowledge about opticianry.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Eyeglasses and Frame Types, Lenses (Mineral Lenses, Organic Lenses, Colormatic Lenses, Transition Lenses, Monofocal Lenses, Multifocal Lenses, Poloroid Lenses, Lenticular Lenses, High Indexes Lenses, Aspherical Lenses), Lens Coatings, Classsification of Lenses according to diopters.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Lenses and Frame TypesLaboratory Rules
2Lenses and Types of LensesIntroduction of Devices
3Properties of the Mineral LensesGrouping of Lenses
4Properties of the Organic LensesAlignment of Lenses
5Properties of Colormatic Lenses, Lenticular Lenses and Monofocal LensesManuel Lens Grinder Use and Care
6Properties of Multifocal LensesCutting Monofocal Lenses to Fit Frames
7MidtermLaboratory Midterm
8Properties of the High Indexes LensesCutting Monofocal Lenses to Fit Frames
9 Properties of the Aspherical Lenses Cutting Monofocal Lenses to Fit Frames
10Coating of Lenses and Its PropertiesCutting Monofocal Lenses to Fit Frames
11Coating of Lenses and Its PropertiesCutting Monofocal Lenses to Fit Frames
12Spherical LensesCutting Monofocal Lenses to Fit Frames
13Cylindrical LensesFitting Lenses to Frame
14General Evaluation and Final Exam PreparationGeneral Evaluation and Final Exam Preparation
Recommended or Required Reading
Optisyenin Eğitim El Kitabı, Gözlük Camlarının Montajı
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination120
Laboratory140
Laboratory Midterm Examination110
Laboratory Examination110
Homework120
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Laboratory14456
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination7214
Individual Study for Final Examination7321
Laboratory Midterm Examination122
Laboratory Examination122
Homework7214
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)153
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