Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program

Learning Goals and Objectives

Goal 1: The student will demonstrate knowledge of learners who are deaf and hard of hearing.

Objective 1.1: The student will describe the range of programming for a classroom with students who are deaf and hard of hearing.

Objective 1.2: The student will analyze case studies of communication modes for deaf and hard of hearing learners.

Goal 2: The student will demonstrate an understanding of learners who have hearing losses from mild to profound.

Objective 2.1: The student will define the classifications of hearing loss.

Objective 2.2: The student will describe the characteristics of learners in a classroom where a variety of hearing losses and methods of communication occur.

Goal 3: The student will demonstrate knowledge of appropriate practices encountered in the education of deaf and hard of hearing learners.

Objective 3.1:  The student will define the eight areas of concern of the Pennsylvania Agenda for Students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

Objective 3.2: The student will evaluate educational placement options for deaf and hard of hearing students.

Goal 4: The student will demonstrate knowledge of current trends used in the education of deaf and hard of hearing learners.

Objective 4.1: The student will implement and reflect upon pedagogical strategies used with learners who are deaf and hard of hearing.

Objective 4.2: The student will identify strategies to support specially designed instruction across educational environments.

Goal 5: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the social, ethical, legal, and human issues that impact programs for deaf and hard of hearing learners

Objective 5.1: The student will create learning experiences for deaf and hard of hearing learners.

Objective 5.2: The student will analyze case studies to determine specially designed instruction and accommodations for learners who are deaf and hard of hearing.

(30 to 36 credits) – Online

SPE 600
600F
Found & Current Issues: Sp Edu
and FE: CurrentIssuesSPED:PracProc
3
SPE 608
608F
FamiliesSchls&Cmnty:CommCollab
and FE Families/SchoolsCommunities
3
SPE 612
612F
Inclusive Classroom Practices
and FE:Teach Inclusive Enviroments
3
SPE 730
730F
Ed Found - Deaf & Hard of Hear
and FE Foundations-Deaf Hard of He
3
SPE 731
731F
Lang, Lit & Comm Dev-Deaf & HH
and FE Lang/Lit/Comm For DHH
3
SPE 732
732F
Curr, Inst & Lrn Env-Deaf & HH
and FE Curric/Instruct/ DHH
3
SPE 733
733F
List & Spk Skills - Deaf & HH
and FE Listen/Speak Skills DHH
3
SPE 734
734F
Sign Comm in Instruct Settings
and FE Sign Comm in Instr Setting
3
SPE 739Student Teach & Prof Seminar6

F courses are those that have a field assignment