Date of Award

2-9-1979

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science in Vision Science

Committee Chair

Lynn J. Coon

Abstract

THIS STUDY IS AN INVESTIGATION OF STEREO FUNDUS PHOTOGRAPHY AS AN INSTRUCTIONAL MEDIUM OF THE ELSCHNIG CLASSIFICATION OF OPTIC DISC TYPING. FOURTEEN SUBJECTS FROM PACIFIC UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY WERE TESTED, 9 WITH STEREO INSTRUCTION (GROUP A) AND 5 WITH NON-STEREO INSTRUCTION (GROUP B). BOTH GROUPS WERE TESTED WITH A RANDOM SELECTION OF STEREO AND NON-STEREO SLIDES. STUDENT'S T ANALYSIS WAS PERFORMED, RESULTS REVEALED NO SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCE BETWEEN GROUP A AND B IN STEREO SLIDE AND OVERALL PERFORMANCE, HOWEVER, GROUP B SCORED SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER ON NON-STEREOSCOPIC SLIDES.

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