December 2009

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT II

Number of Hours: 
3
Course Category: 
DFED
Course Number: 
3123

Study of factors that influence acquisition of receptive and expressive language abilities in pre-primary and school-age deaf children and of principles, methods, and techniques that may facilitate language acquisition process. Prerequisite: DFED 2123. 3 hours

SENIOR COLLOQUIUM

Number of Hours: 
1
Course Category: 
CSCI
Course Number: 
4911

A forum where faculty and students present new developments in computer science. Also, review of
fundamental computer science concepts. Prerequisite: senior-level standing. 1 hour

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT III

Number of Hours: 
3
Course Category: 
DFED
Course Number: 
3223

Continuation of DFED 3123, with emphasis on development of secondary-level literacy skills. Prerequisites: DFED 2123 and DFED 3123. 3 hours

FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION OF THE DEAF I

Number of Hours: 
2
Course Category: 
DFED
Course Number: 
1102

Overview of philosophical, historical, and cultural aspects of deafness and deaf education. 2 hours

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS FOR THE DEAF I

Number of Hours: 
4
Course Category: 
DFED
Course Number: 
3254

Study and application of principles and methods of planning and implementing appropriate and effective educational programs for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Prerequisites: DFED 3123, DFED 3223, or permission of instructor and admission to Teacher Education. 4 hours

FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION OF THE DEAF II

Number of Hours: 
2
Course Category: 
DFED
Course Number: 
1202

Continuation of DFED 1102. Prerequisite: DFED 1102. 2 hours

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS FOR THE DEAF II

Number of Hours: 
3
Course Category: 
DFED
Course Number: 
4153

Continuation of DFED 3254. Prerequisites: DFED 3123, DFED 3223, DFED 3254, or permission of instructor and admission to Teacher Education. 3 hours

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I

Number of Hours: 
3
Course Category: 
DFED
Course Number: 
1213

Study of the basic grammar and vocabulary of American Sign Language (ASL); geared toward the beginning sign language student with little or no exposure to sign language. 3 hours

EDUCATION OF THE DEAF SPECIAL TOPICS

Number of Hours: 
1-4
Course Category: 
DFED
Course Number: 
4880

Special topics in education of the deaf. 1-4 hours (may be repeated for total of 6 hours).

PRACTICUM I

Number of Hours: 
2
Course Category: 
DFED
Course Number: 
2042

Scheduled and supervised observation in a classroom of deaf and/or hard-of-hearing students (75 clock-hours minimum). 2 hours