Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
182001602102OPTICIANS - ICompulsory122
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Description of the profession, history and development of the profession, laws, regulations, deontology, all the arguments (prescription, glass, frame, lens, etc ..), the basic knowledge of the expression, the theoretical description of laboratory tools and equipment
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Alpaslan BAYRAKDAR
Learning Outcomes
1To have basic knowledge about refraction defects.
2To have basic knowledge about refraction defects.
3Prescription and prescription reading.
4Prescription and prescription reading.
5To have information about the general structure of the eye.
6To have information about the general structure of the eye.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
All technical knowledge of the profession of opticianry, history of opticianry, evaluation of educational status in the world, professional definitions, brief description of eye anatomy and eye defects, transfer of basic information about all materials and machines used in optician profession.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction of the course, scope, justification, importance, rules and requirements
2Optician profession, optician tasks and responsibilities
3Opticianry historical development of the profession in Turkey
4Optometry and Optometry training
5Professional organizations, Non-governmental organizations
6Teminological terms, professional definitions, optical sciences, visual defects, prescription information, spectacle glass and frame terms
7Midterm
8Optical glass types, lenses, glass forming and curing processes
9Optical glass composition, optical properties of glass, thermal properties of glass, physical properties of glass, chemical properties of glass
10Characteristics of eyeglasses frames, classification of frames according to rims, classification of frames according to raw materials, eyeglasses parts
11Refraction defects, eye diseases
12Visual instruments standards, principles of opthalmic lenses
13Prescription and prescription reading
14General Evaluation and Final Exam Preparation
Recommended or Required Reading
Temel Optisyenlik
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
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)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Self Study10220
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10220
Individual Study for Final Examination10220
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)63
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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