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2020-2021 Catalog
EHD 4290: Differentiating Literacy Instruction for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

Course Description for Differentiating Literacy Instruction for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

EHD4290: Differentiating Literacy Instruction for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students
3
Prerequisite:  EHD 4245, LAE 3210 and LEA 3211
Description: This is the fourth language & literacy course in the deaf education program. It follows courses in the foundations of language and literacy development including methods, resources, strategies, and assessments for language and literacy teaching and learning. The pre-requisites include EHD 4245 Language and Literacy Assessment and Instruction, LAE 3210 Foundations of Literacy, and LAE 3211 Literacy Instruction & Assessment. This course focuses on differentiating reading and writing instruction for deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) students and requires the application of skills in a field component with DHH students. It will enable teacher of the deaf candidates to assess DHH students using a wide variety of literacy assessments, to identify strengths and opportunities for growth, and to provide targeted instruction and intervention aimed at individual objectives.