OPT 103 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Introduction to Opticianry
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
OPT 103
Fall
2
0
2
5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
Short Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to make the students understand the professional terms of Opticianry and prepare for further applications.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Define the terms related to opticianry
  • Describe the professional duties and responsibilities
  • Explain the issues according to Opticianry Law
  • Define frames of eyeglasses and classify them
  • Classify optical lenses with chemical structure and diopter
Course Content This course contains; Introduction to professional terms, introduction to professional duties and responsibilities, discussion to current Opticianry law in Turkey, introduction to optical lenses, introduction to eyeglasses frames, measuring eyeglasses frame size, diopters and classification of the eyeglasses with diopter and chemical structure.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Occupations related to vision health in Turkey and the World
2 The history of the eyeglasses Optisyenin Eğitim El Kitabı, s. 1 - 20
3 Associations related to vision health in Turkey and the World Gözlükçülük, s. 10 - 24
4 Opticianry Law Gözlükçülük, s. 32 - 40
5 Regulations related to Opticianry Optisyenin Eğitim El Kitabı, s. 29 - 36
6 Equipments and materials used in optic store Optisyenin Eğitim El Kitabı, s. 37 - 49
7 The Opticianry Industry in Turkey Optisyenin Eğitim El Kitabı, s. 50 - 62
8 Midterm
9 Properties of optical lenses, classification of lenses by diopter Optisyenin Eğitim El Kitabı, s. 50 - 62
10 Classification of optical lenses by chemical structure Optisyenin Eğitim El Kitabı, s. 63 - 76
11 Classification of lenses by color Optisyenin Eğitim El Kitabı, s. 63 - 76
12 The parts of the eyeglasses frame Optisyenin Eğitim El Kitabı, s. 77 - 87
13 Classification of eyeglasses frame by rim Optik Ve Optometrik Meslek Kitapları Serisi, s. 52 - 75
14 Classification of eyeglasses frame by material Optik Ve Optometrik Meslek Kitapları Serisi, s. 96 - 115
15 General Review Lecturer's Notes
16 Final

 

Course Notes/Textbooks Optisyenin Eğitim El Kitabı, David S. McCleary, Çeviren: Tuba Özdemir, Nobel Tıp Yayınevi, 2014
Suggested Readings/Materials 1- Aksak E. ve Küçüker T, Gözlükçülük, Eskişehir, 2005 2- Optik Ve Optometrik Meslek Kitapları Serisi, Nejat Kayın, Mars Matbaası, 1993 3- Hüseyin Gazi Topdemir, Takiyüddin'in Optik Kitabı, Işığın Niteliği Ve Görmenin Oluşumu, Ankara, 1999

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
4
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
2
10
Homework / Assignments
4
16
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
30
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
15
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
2
6
Homework / Assignments
4
5
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
16
Final / Oral Exam
1
20
    Total
130

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To have the required contemporary theoretical and practical knowledge in his/her field

X
2

To use the material and technology related to his/her field, and make their maintenance, use the information and communication technologies at basic level

X
3

To have the competency to recognize the problems in his/her field, analyze them, develop evidence-based solutions and have the ability to share their suggestions with others

X
4

To be aware of legal responsibilities, conduct basic studies in her/his field independently

X
5

To communicate with patients, relatives and colleagues properly, comprehensively, honestly and explicitly, transfer his/her thoughts and knowledge through written and oral communication

X
6

To take responsibility as an active team member during the practices in his/her field

X
7

To commentate and evaluate the scientific information with a critical approach by the help of knowledge gained in his/her field

X
8

To comprehend the importance of lifelong learning, to determine and meet her/his learning needs, to develop herself/himself by monitoring the development in science and technology

X
9

To act by considering the universal ethical values, social and cultural characteristics

X
10

To know the concepts of occupational safety, patient safety, environmental protection and quality, and fulfill the requirements

X
11

To be able to follow information in his field and communicate with colleagues in English at least a level of European Language Portfolio A2 General Level

X
12

To have knowledge and skills related to the administrative responsibility and management of an optician’s store

X
13

To monitor visual health related products, determine the needs of the optician’s store and carry out activities for development

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest