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Course Overview

This course guides the doctoral student in critically examining the complex relationships among language, culture, and literacy and the implications for education in a diverse society. Within this framework, the course will critically address bilingualism, especially as it relates to the development of deaf children. Participants examine, reflect upon, and challenge perspectives and assumptions surrounding language, culture, literacy, and bilingualism, and investigate ways to diminish social injustice and equitable education for deaf individuals.

Credits: 3
Distribution: Doctorate, Graduate
Prerequisite: Admission to a Gallaudet University doctoral program or permission of the Ph.D. program director.

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Admissions Requirements

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