Summer On Campus Courses

Disciplines

American Sign Language
Education
Infants, Toddlers, and Families
Interpreter Education
Social Work


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American Sign Language

Beginning Fingerspelling (1 credit)

COURSE#DAYSTIMEDATES
PST 136-A1 M-TH 3:00pm - 4:50pm 6/11/18-6/21/18
PST 136-B1 M-TH 3:00pm - 5:15pm 6/25/18-7/5/18
PST 136-C1 M-TH 3:00pm - 4:50pm 7/9/18-7/19/18

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This course is designed to help students develop comprehension and production fingerspelling skills used in American Sign Language. Within a range of contexts and using a variety of topics, the instructor will guide the students through extensive fingerspelling drills that emphasize clear form and transitions. Pass/fail grading basis.
Prerequisite: Completion of ASL II or permission of the department.
Tuition: PST: $296
Course Materials: None
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Intermediate Fingerspelling (1 credit)

COURSE#DAYSTIMEDATES
PST 137-A1 M-TH 3:00pm - 4:50pm 6/11/18-6/21/18
PST 137-B1 M-TH 3:00pm - 5:15pm 6/25/18-7/5/18
PST 137-C1 M-TH 3:00pm - 4:50pm 7/9/18-7/19/18

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This course expands the emphasis on using fingerspelled and abbreviated words as well as lexicalized signs in ASL within a range of contexts. The instructor will guide the student through dialogues and short stories that emphasize clear form and transitions.
Prerequisite: Completion of ASL III or permission of the department. Pass/fail grading basis.
Tuition: PST: $296
Course Materials: None
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Special Topic: Classifiers I (1 credit)

COURSE#DAYSTIMEDATES
PST 102-B1 M-TH 6:30pm - 8:45pm 6/25/18-7/5/18

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This course introduces the students to basic classifiers. Skill-building activities are included. Pass/fail grading basis.
Prerequisite: Completion of ASL I or permission of the department.
Tuition: PST: $296
Course Materials: None
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Special Topic: Classifiers II (1 credit)

COURSE#DAYSTIMEDATES
PST 105-C1 M-TH 6:30pm - 8:30pm 7/9/18-7/19/18

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This course focuses on application and expansion of classifiers. Rules will be provided for classifier use in various contexts, emphasizing how the signer’s perspective influences the selection of the appropriate classifier. Pass/Fail grading basis.
Prerequisite: PST 303 or permission of the department.
Tuition: PST: $296
Course Materials: None
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Visual Gestural Communication (3 credits)

COURSE#DAYSTIMEDATES
PST 300-C1 M-F 9:00am - 2:30pm 7/9/18-7/20/18

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Students will develop capabilities in non-verbal communication and visual gestural communication, studying gestures as a form of communication and a basis for visual language. Emphasis is on learning to think in pictures and building production and comprehension communication skills.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: PST: $888
Course Materials: TBA
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

ASL I (3 credits)

COURSE#DAYSTIMEDATES
PST 301-A1 M-F 9:00am - 2:30pm 6/11/18-6/22/18
PST 301-B1 M-F 8:30am - 2:30pm 6/25/18-7/6/18
PST 301-C1 M-F 9:00am - 2:30pm 7/9/18-7/20/18
PST 301-D1 M-F 9:00am - 2:30pm 7/23/18-8/3/18

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This course introduces the basics of American Sign Language (ASL) and is designed for students who have little or no previous knowledge of ASL. Readiness for learning will be approached via visual-gestural communication techniques, visual discrimination, and visual memory exercises. ASL questions, commands, and other simple sentence structures are introduced to develop rudimentary conversational skills in ASL. Information about the Deaf Community and Deaf Culture will be introduced.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: PST: $888
Course Materials: 1) Lentz, E.M., Mikos, K., and Smith, C. 2008.  Signing Naturally Units 1-6: Student DVD and Workbook
2) GoReact ($19.95)
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

ASL II (3 credits)

COURSE#DAYSTIMEDATES
PST 302-A1 M-F 9:00am - 2:30pm 6/11/18-6/22/18
PST 302-B1 M-F 8:30am - 2:30pm 6/25/18-7/6/18
PST 302-C1 M-F 9:00am - 2:30pm 7/9/18-7/20/18
PST 302-D1 M-F 9:00am - 2:30pm 7/23/18-8/3/18

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This course is designed to continue development of American Sign Language (ASL) skills with primary focus on refining the use of basic ASL sentence types. Pronominalization, classifiers, spatial referencing, pluralization, and temporal and distributional aspects are introduced. Students will learn routine communicative functions of the language: asking, requesting, providing clarification, giving and asking for directions. Information about the Deaf Community and Deaf Culture will be included.
Prerequisite: ASL I with a grade of "B" or better, or equivalent and permission of program coordinator.
Tuition: PST: $888
Course Materials: 1) Lentz, E.M., Mikos, K., and Smith, C. 2014. Signing Naturally Units 7-12 Student DVD and Workbook
2) GoReact ($19.95)
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

ASL III (3 credits)

COURSE#DAYSTIMEDATESROOM
PST 303-A1 M-F 9:00am - 2:30pm 6/11/18-6/22/18 TBD
PST 303-B1 M-F 8:30am - 2:30pm 6/25/18-7/6/18 TBD
PST 303-C1 M-F 9:00am - 2:30pm 7/9/18-7/20/18 TBD
PST 303-D1 M-F 9:00am - 2:30pm 7/23/18-8/3/18 TBD

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This course builds on skills learned in American Sign Language (ASL) II, adding more complex ASL grammatical features and vocabulary, short stories, narratives, and dialogues. The course will include description of general surroundings, appropriate sequencing, temporal aspects and conditionals. Information about the Deaf Community and Deaf Culture will be included.
Prerequisite: ASL II with a grade of "B" or better, or equivalent and permission of program coordinator.
Tuition: PST: $888
Course Materials: 1) Lentz, E.M., Mikos, K., and Smith, C. 1993. Signing Naturally Level 2 Student DVD and Workbook (Units 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 will be covered)
2) GoReact ($19.95)
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

ASL IV (3 credits)

COURSE#DAYSTIMEDATESROOM
PST 304-A1 M-F 9:00am - 2:30pm 6/11/18-6/22/18 TBD
PST 304-B1 M-F 8:30am - 2:30pm 6/25/18-7/6/18 TBD
PST 304-C1 M-F 9:00am - 2:30pm 7/9/18-7/20/18 TBD

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This course expands on the development of American Sign Language (ASL) vocabulary and grammar, including the use of two to three character role shifts. Students describe settings, and explain or discuss everyday objects and their use, step-by-step processes, cause and effect, and culturally significant topics relating to the Deaf Community.
Prerequisite: ASL III with a grade of "B" or better, or equivalent and permission of program coordinator.
Tuition: PST: $888
Course Materials: Lentz, E.M., Mikos, K., and Smith, C. 2001. Signing Naturally Level 3 Student DVD and Workbook (Units 18, 19, 20, 21 will be covered)
2) GoReact ($19.95)
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

ASL V (3 credits)

COURSE#DAYSTIMEDATESROOM
PST 305-A1 M-F 9:00am - 2:30pm 6/11/18-6/22/18 TBD
PST 305-B1 M-F 8:30am - 2:30pm 6/25/18-7/6/18 TBD
PST 305-C1 M-F 9:00am - 2:30pm 7/9/18-7/20/18 TBD

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This course applies knowledge of American Sign Language (ASL) grammar and vocabulary to the description of increasingly complex constructs, processes and situations. Students incorporate multiple character role shifting into medium-length stories, narratives and the discussion of hypothetical issues. Information on cultural values and attitudes as they relate to the Deaf Community is also examined.
Prerequisite: ASL IV with a grade of "B" or better, or equivalent and permission of program coordinator.
Tuition: PST: $888
Course Materials: 1) Lentz, E.M., Mikos, K., and Smith, C. 2001. Signing Naturally Level 3 Student DVD and Workbook (Units 22, 23, 24 will be covered)
2) GoReact ($19.95)
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

ASL VI (3 credits)

COURSE#DAYSTIMEDATESROOM
PST 306-C1 M-F 9:00am - 2:30pm 7/9/18-7/20/18 TBD

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This course builds on the cultural competence and language skills developed in ASL V with increased focus on developing comprehension and production storytelling skills.
Prerequisite: ASL V with a grade of "B" or better, or equivalent and permission of program coordinator.
Tuition: PST: $888
Course Materials: 1) Provided by instructor 2) GoReact ($19.95)
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

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Education

Research in Education (3 credits)

COURSE#DAYSTIMEDATESROOM
PST PST 729-HY01 Mondays & Wednesdays 1:00pm - 4:20pm   TBD
 EDU 720-HY01 Online Online 5/14//18 - 6/22/17  

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The focus of this course is research as a strategy of inquiry for improving practice and advancing our professions. The general principles of qualitative, quantitative, and action research designs will be considered, along with related problems of measurement, statement and clarification of research problems, and basic statistical methods for describing data. The goal is to produce professionals who are consumers of research in their fields who can apply research for the improvement of their school or work settings.
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: Permission of the program director; contact Permission of the program director; laurene.simms@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888; Graduate: $2940
Course Materials: 1. Mertens, D. (2015). Research and Evaluation in Education and Psychology Integrating Diversity With Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods (4th ed.) Thousand Oaks, CA. Sage Publisher. 2) Harris & F. Williams (Eds.) Research and Evaluation in Education and Psychology, ASL Version. Austin, TX: ASLChoice. http://www.aslchoice.com/reep-videobook.html
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

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Infants, Toddlers, and Families

Socio-Cultural and Political Contexts for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers, and their Families (online and on campus, 3 credits)

COURSE#DAYSTIMEDATESROOM
PST PST 600-HY01 Sa, Su, M 9:00am - 5:00pm 5/12/18-5/14/18 TBD
 EDU 700-HY01 Online Online 5/7/18 - 8/17/18

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This course is the second course in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers and Families: Collaboration and Leadership Interdisciplinary Certificate Program. The course requires on-line participation. The course addresses language, communication and cognitive development and developmental milestones. Participants will examine socio-cultural factors that impact linguistic, cognitive and communication development from diverse perspectives. The course addresses language learning models for ASL and English, bilingual, multilingual and dual language learning. Participants will explore visual, auditory and tactile modalities, technological devices for supporting language and communication development, and the research that underlies current practices. Participants will explore how professionals with varying disciplinary expertise can collaborate to provide support to families to enhance their child's development. Family language learning models including Deaf Professional/Advisor programs and family sign language programs will also be addressed.
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: Permission of the program director; contact julie.mitchiner@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888; Graduate: $2940
Course Materials: Bodner-Johnson, B., & Sass-Lehrer, M. (2003). The Young Deaf or Hard of Hearing Child. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Co.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

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Interpreter Education

Interpreting Immersion: Enrich Your Interpretations with the Power of Depiction (3 credits)

COURSE#DAYSTIMEDATESINSTRUCTORROOOM
PST 352-03
INT 595-UG01
INT 595-G01
MTWRFSa 8:00am - 6:00pm 5/14/18 - 5/19/18 Alisha Bronk TBD

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This course is designed for interpreters working in scientific and technical settings that often require expression in advanced ASL discourse. This course will explore and teach the three vital components of an effective ASL message: advanced non-manual signals, classifiers, and facial grammar. Students will get hand-on practice with scientific, medical, and technical texts, and learn to create more effective and engaging translations.
Prerequisite: ASL proficiency (minimum of ASL III). Some prior interpreting coursework, Raining, and/or experience. Permission of the insRuctor, contact alisha.bronk@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: $888; Undergraduate: $2004; Graduate: $2940
Course Materials: *ASL Tales packet - $75.00 payable to the instructor on the first day of class and GoReact ($19.95)
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

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Social Work

Play Therapy (3 credits)

COURSE#DAYSTIMEDATESROOM
PST 884-01
SWK 702-01
M-TH 8:30am - 12:00pm 7/9/18-7/27/18 KDES

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This course is designed to give the candidate exposure to the various play therapies: play room, sand tray, art, movement, and psychodrama. Through reading, lecture, class discussion, case presentations, and role play simulations, candidates will become familiar with various techniques used with children in therapy and counseling. Candidates will discuss the applicability of these theories in working with deaf and hard of hearing children and youth as well as in working with children and youth with differing cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
Pre-requisite/Co-requisite courses: SWK 705, SWK 706, SWK 741, SWK 742 or permission of the instructor; contact georgia.weaver@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888; Graduate: $2940
Instructor: Georgia Weaver
Course Materials:1) Axline, V. (1964). Dibs: In Search of Self. New York: Ballantine.
2) Crenshaw, D. & Stewart, A. (2015). Play therapy: Comprehensive Guide to theory and practice. New York: Guilford Press.
3) Landreth, Garry (2012). Play Therapy: The Art of the Relationship, 3rd edition. New York: Taylor & Francis. This book is available as an e-book through the Gallaudet library.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

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