Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Science in Vision Science

Committee Chair

Lee Ann Remington


This senior thesis project is designed to assist Optometry students in the study of Ocular Anatomy and Physiology. In this computer software program in Hypercard® with Macintosh® formatting, the student selects topics of interest and level of information complexity. The program features a self-quizzing format whereby ocular structures are graphically displayed with on-screen "buttons" located on or near specific structures. When activated with the "mouse" controller, a hidden box is revealed that contains pertinent information concerning the structure's anatomical name, clinical significance, and physiological relationship. The program serves as a highly useful supplement to classroom materials, especially for students preparing for the Basic Science portion of the National Board of Examiners in Optometry Test. The program also offers flow-chart diagrams and charts of key ocular and visual pathways. All scenes have the capability to be printed so that the material can be utilized for future reference.

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Optometry Commons