Faculty Support Program with LVPEI- Binocular Vision I

Monday, July 13, 2015 to Saturday, July 25, 2015

 Faculty Support Program with LVPEI- Binocular Vision I 13-25 July, 2015 India Vision Institute

Objective The program aimed to give the participant, first-hand experience in teaching Binocular Vision from an academic perspective, including curriculum planning & development, teaching methodologies and evaluation & assessment patterns for an undergraduate program. 

  The 13 day program focused on how binocular vision is delivered in terms of human resources, teaching planning, student assessment and infrastructure set up and educational resources.

Promotional Material Used The above brochure was circulated far and wide to IVI database while announcing the program.

Participants The program is aimed only for optometry educators teaching binocular vision in their organization.  The program was attended by Ms Sona Komalam- Associate Professor, Ahalia School of Optometry, Palakkad Kerala. 

Facilitators: The program was facilitated by Dr Shrikant Bharadwaj- Scientist and Associate Director of Optometry- LVPEI. Program Schedule Date Topic 13 July 2015  Discussion on curriculum of binocular vision for bachelors in optometry program 

Demonstration of available resources for binocular vision at the institute Library – books, articles, journals etc Orthoptics lab –instruments, procedures 14 July 2015 Preparing a lesson plan for topics to be covered for students during the subsequent week 15 July 2015 Discussion on lecture delivery methods pertaining to binocular vision  Power point presentations 

Practical demonstrations  Participative learning  Involving students in group activities 16-18 July 2015  Lecture observation & discussions – First year students  Lecture observation & discussions – Second year students  Conducting Quiz

20-21 July 2015  Scope for research in binocular vision for faculty & students  Trainee handling a lecture – evaluation by mentor

22-23 July 2015 Overview of various evaluation patterns followed in the institute  Conducting examinations  Individual assignments/Group assignments  Practical examinations  Viva voce

24- 25 July 2015 Observation & Participation  Conducting Viva voce  Conducting practical  Giving feedback to students Evaluation of the trainees and feedback