SPED 4240 TEACHING/INTERPRETING LANGUAGE TO DEAF/HARD OF HEARING (5 credits)
This course is designed for candidates seeking to be teachers of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing or sign language interpreters. It will examine specific programs, methods, and techniques employed in fostering literacy and signacy with D/HH children from primary through secondary levels. Current theories and practices in reading and language arts instruction will be examined. This course will also present methods for assessing reading and writing, differentiating instruction, integrating technology, and collaborating with families.
Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): D/HH Endorsement: minimum 2.75 GPA; SPED 2110; EDUC 2510 or SPED 1500; TED 2400. Sign Language Interpreting Concentration: minimum 2.75 GPA; SPED 2110; or permission of the instructor.