SIG News

SIG News

SIG News

LOW VISION EDUCATORS Met: July 14 – 16, 2018 Chair(s): Rebecca Marinoff (SUNY) Discussion Topics/Actions: Participants discussed guidelines/competencies related to the low vision clinical experience, the Low Vision iBook, Low vision clubs, and low vision content on the NBEO exam. Actions: Participants formed a task force to continue working on guidelines/competencies related to the low […]

SIG News

SIG News

BINOCULAR VISION AND PERCEPTION EDUCATORS Met: Oct.11, 2017 Chair(s): Christina Esposito (AZCOPT). Chair Elect: Alicia Feis (AZCOPT) Actions: Competencies to be finalized by January 2018 Additional Topics Discussed/Speakers: Discussion on the Visual Information Processing Battery among the different programs and fresh topics for the SIG. Sponsor(s): N/A BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE EDUCATOR Met: Oct. 13 Chair: Jan Bergmanson […]

Low Vision Educators SIG 2017 SUMMER MEETING SUMMARY

Low Vision Educators SIG 2017 SUMMER MEETING SUMMARY

Met: July 13-15, St. Louis, MO Chair(s): Sharon Lee (NOVA) Actions: 1) Interprofessional education: Develop ideas for grant projects for multi-institution collaboration on interprofessional education study in low vision 2) iBook project: All authors are to finish editing their chapters and submit text materials to publisher by end of 2017 year Additional Topics Discussed/Speakers: ASCO Strategic […]

Ophthalmic Optics Educators SIG 2017 Meeting Summary

Ophthalmic Optics Educators SIG 2017 Meeting Summary

Met: July 27-29, 2017; Lincolnshire, IL Chair(s): Michele Self (UAB) and Michelle Hoff (UCB) Attendees: 33 attendees from 15 U.S. and one Canadian institution and six sponsor representatives Topics Discussed/Speakers: Joe Bruneni Honorary Lecture (Phernell Walker) ANSI for Readers (Karl Citek, PUCO) Near Vision Research (Joe Pole, MCO) Why a Simple Piece of Plastic Costs […]

Special Interest Group News

Special Interest Group News

The Special Interest Groups last met in the fall. Refer to the Winter issue of Eye on Education for the latest news.

SIG News

SIG News

ASCO’s Special Interest Groups have not met since the Fall of 2016. For the latest news visit https://eye.opted.org/3569.

SIG News

Binocular Vision and Perception Educators Met: Nov. 11, 2016, in Anaheim, Calif. Chair: Dr. Christina Esposito (AZCOPT) Actions: Dr. Alicia Feis (AZCOPT) to be chair beginning in 2018 Discussion Topics/Speaker Highlights: collecting input for finalization of binocular vision/pediatric competencies for optometry school graduates … curriculum/sequence review of the pediatrics/binocular vision/strabismus courses at different schools … […]

Ophthalmic Optics Educators

Ophthalmic Optics Educators

Met: July 21-23, 2016, in Toronto, Canada Co-Chairs: Dr. Natalie Hutchings and Marilyn Smith Actions: Dr. Graham Strong, Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo, delivered this year’s Joe Bruneni Memorial Lecture, “Forensic Optometry.” … The SIG is preparing an Ophthalmic Optics curriculum survey to the members with a view toward reporting sequencing and alignment with the […]

SIG News

SIG News

Click here for SIG contact information. BINOCULAR VISION AND PERCEPTION EDUCATORS Met: Oct. 10, 2015 Chair: Dr. Pia Hoenig/Dr. Christina Esposito (Dr. Marc Taub ran the meeting in Dr. Esposito’s absence) Chair Elect: Dr. Alicia Feis Discussion Topics: Dr. Efrain Castellanos will investigate creation of an online portal that can be used for sharing documents, […]

SIG News

SIG News

Unless otherwise indicated, the ASCO contact for all Special Interest Groups (SIGs) is LaShawn Sidbury, CMP, Director, Meetings and Special Interest Groups, lsidbury@opted.org or (301) 231-5944 ext. 3012. LOW VISION EDUCATORS Met: July 9-11, 2015, Pacific University College of Optometry Chair: Dr. Tracy Matchinski Actions: Dr. Sharon Lee became SIG Chair; two new steering committee […]