Course Description for Reading Instruction and Assessment for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Reading Instruction and Assessment for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Prerequisite: EHD 4245
Co-requisite: EHD 4940
Description: he course will provide learners with both a theoretical foundation of teaching reading to students with hearing loss and practice experiences. The reading, discussions, and guest lectures will provide learners with practical strategies. Learners will engage in reading instruction with K-12 students to practice skills learned in the university classroom. In this course learners will be able to describe the foundations of reading (i.e., cognition and language development) and implement assessments, including reading inventories. The learners will be able to describe current reading theories and models of reading, describe literacy development of students with hearing loss and plan and implement a literacy program for deaf students.