This section of Medline Plus, sponsored by the U.S. National Library of Medicine is on the topic of eye cancers.
It contains an article Titled “What is Eye Cancer?” authored by Americal cancer society.
A brief description of anatomy and physiology of eye is also provided
It provides general information on intraocular uveal melanoma
It provides general information on retinoblastoma
In addition to overview it also contains symptoms which could point towards the diagnosis
Screening for eye cancer is also described
Type of Material:
This material is best described as reference material.
The material can be used as a reference for in-class and homework learning activities. It can also be incorporated into lectures.
The user will need a computer with Internet access to view the learning resources.
Identify Major Learning Goals:
After reviewing the material, the learner will be able to:
Provide an overview of eye cancer
Identify the most common intraocular cancers in adults and children
Discuss symptoms of eye cancer
Discuss diagnosis and tests for eye cancer
Discuss prevention and risk factors for eye cancer
Discuss treatment and therapies for eye cancer
Identify research based learning resources useful to understand eye cancer
Target Student Population:
The target student population includes the general consumer and health professional students.
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
There are no prerequisite requirements for using the learning material.
The content quality is very good. It:
is clear and concise
provides a complete demonstration of the concept
demonstrates a core concept grounded in the discipline
s current and relevant
is supported by appropriate research
is self-contained (can be used without requiring an
assignment or context)
provides accurate information
is flexible (can be used in several situations)
includes an adequate amount of material
summarizes the concept well
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
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Reinforces concepts progressively
Builds on prior concepts
Demonstrates relationships between concepts
Is easy to integrate into curriculum assignments
Is efficient (a learner can learn a lot in a short period of time
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
This learning material
Can be used in multiple devices
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Hyperlinks are very clear facilitating seamless migration between pages
Is visually appealing
Is of high quality
Other Issues and Comments:
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