EDD 349 - Foundations of Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Prerequisite(s): EDU 202WI , SLS 201 , and SLS 202
Corequisite(s): EDD 350
A study of the foundations of deaf education including the sociocultural, historical, philosophical, legal, and ethical forces that are unique to the field. Students will explore the laws and regulations that pertain to the education of students who are deaf and hard of hearing (DHH), address philosophical bias in educational decision making, identify the roles and responsibilities of teachers and support personnel, explore resources to support families of children who are DHH, and explore collaborative opportunities among the Deaf community, professional networks, and families of children who are DHH.
This course addresses state and national certification standards required for students enrolled in the undergraduate Deaf Education Program.
Participation in a 30-hour practicum is required. Offered Fall Semester only.
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