Spring Online Courses

Disciplines

American Sign Language
Business
CUED American English
Deaf Studies and Culture
Education
English
Infants, Toddlers and Families
Interpretation Education
Information Technology
Linguistics
Peer Mentoring
Psychology
Test Preparation
World Language and Culture

American Sign Language (ASL)

ASL I (3 credits)  $950

CourseDates
PST 301-OL1 1/22/19-3/15/19
PST 301-OL2 3/18/19-5/10/19
PST 301-OL3 1/22/19-3/15/19
PST 301-OL4 3/18/19-5/10/19
PST 301-OL5 1/22/19-3/15/19

Course Description     Sign Up

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: $950
Instructor: TBD
Course Materials:
1) Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus. 2) GoReact ($19.95)
Click to view Online ASL I Syllabus in PDF format for more information.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

ASL II (3 credits)  $950

CourseDates
PST 302-OL1 1/22/19-3/15/19
PST 302-OL2 3/18/19-5/10/19
PST 302-OL3 1/22/19-3/15/19
PST 302-OL4 3/18/19-5/10/19

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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: $950
Instructor: TBD
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.  2) GoReact ($19.95)
Click to view Online ASL II Syllabus in PDF format for more information.
Note:
Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

ASL III (3 credits)  $950

CourseDates
PST 303-OL1 1/22/19-3/15/19
PST 303-OL2 3/18/19-5/10/19

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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: $950
Instructor:
TBD
Course Materials:
Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus. 2) GoReact ($19.95)
Click to view Online ASL III Syllabus in PDF format for more information.
Note:
Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

ASL IV (3 credits)  $950

CourseDates
PST 304-OL1 1/22/19-3/15/19
PST 304-OL2 3/18/19-5/10/19

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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.
Tuition: $950
Instructor: TBD
Course Materials: 1) Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus. 2) GoReact ($19.95)
Click to view Online ASL IV Syllabus in PDF format for more information.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

ASL and English: Comparative Analysis (3 credits)   $888

CourseDates
PST 322-OL1 1/22/19 - 3/15/19

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This online course covers areas of vocabulary, semantics, grammar and organization of ASL and English. Students look at the linguistic aspects of both languages and compare the two. The class also covers word classes and sentence structure of both languages. To assist students in understanding the structure of both languages, discussion of how languages work is included.
Prerequisite: GSR 103 or permission of department; contact arlene.kelly@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Wanda Riddle
RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 4.5 CEUs at the introductory content knowledge level. Please click here for Academic Coursework Activity Report Form.
Course Materials: All materials will be posted in Blackboard.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

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Business

Introduction to Entrepreneurship (3 credits)  $888

CourseDates
PST 437-OL1 1/22/19 - 3/15/19

Course Description     Sign Up

One of the most powerful and influential forces of change in the world is Entrepreneurship. Innovation in the technology sector has accelerated the growth and success of companies like Amazon, Apple, eBay, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Virgin Group. This "on-line" course will help you re-evaluate your views of entrepreneurship within the framework of entrepreneurial thinking; and, you will put this mindset into action. Throughout this course, you will develop a mindset that enables you to create and evaluate entrepreneurial opportunities, marshal resources,and form teams driven by creativity, leadership, and smart action. In sum, this course is a journey through the fuzzy front-end of early stage entrepreneurial activity. This course is an immersion experience for finding and creating innovative opportunities.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Lynda Schott
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.


CUED American English

Beginner Cued American English (2 credits)  $592

CourseDates
PST 125-OL1 3/18/19 - 5/10/19

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This course covers two critical areas in Beginner Cued Speech: skills development and context. The skills portion of this course covers all eight handshapes and phonemes used in the system then focuses on developing proficient expressive skills and beginning receptive skills. This course also covers related topics such as the various applications of cued American English and evidence based use with children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. Discussions on various ways how cued American English and American Sign Language can be immersed in a variety of settings will also take place.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor is required; contact amy.crumrine@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST $592
Instructor: Amy Crumrine
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

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Deaf Studies and Culture

American Sign Language and Deaf Studies
(3 credits)  $888

CourseDates
PST 310-OL1 1/22/19 - 3/15/19

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This is an introductory course in ASL and Deaf Studies for incoming Gallaudet students who have already been evaluated and determined to be proficient enough in ASL. The purpose of the course is to prepare students to engage in critical, academic thinking through American Sign Language. Students will be introduced to historical, linguistic, literary and academic dimensions of American Sign Language. Students will learn the differences between formal and informal uses of language and gain experiences in critical analysis of American Sign Language texts. This course will also explore the theme of "Deaf Lives" and engage students in thinking about the complexities involved in identity construction and what it means to live Deaf lives today.
Prerequisite: Grade of B or better in ASL 211 or qualifying performance on the ASL Placement Test or Department approval contact arlene.kelly@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Richard Cornish
RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 4.5 CEUs at the introductory content knowledge level. Please click here for Academic Coursework Activity Report Form.
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

ASL Literature (3 credits)  $888

CourseDates
PST 203-OL1 3/18/19 - 5/10/19

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The dynamics of oral cultures and their traditions will be introduced in this course by studying the development of oral literature and literary artists in other cultures. Then using this as background, attempts will be made to study ASL literary tradition by looking at life histories, narratives, and poetry performances.  (The formal title of this course is Oral Traditions in the Deaf Community.)
Prerequisite: Permission of department; contact arlene.kelly@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Benjamin Jarashow
RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 4.5 CEUs at the introductory content knowledge level. Please click here for Academic Coursework Activity Report Form.
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Deaf Culture (3 credits)  $888

CourseDates
PST 212-OL1 1/22/19 - 3/15/19

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This is a survey of the various areas of study of deaf culture in the United States (history, folklore, anthropology, and sociology)
Prerequisite: Permission of department; contact arlene.kelly@gallaudet.edu.
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Joseph Murray
RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 4.5 CEUs at the introductory content knowledge level. Please click here for Academic Coursework Activity Report Form.
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Dynamics of Oppression (3 credits)  $888

CourseDates
PST 202-OL1 3/18/19 - 5/10/19

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Students are expected to produce a documentation that critically examine and discuss oppression as idea from more than one dimension along with case studies.
Prerequisite: Permission of department; contact h-arlene.kelly@gallaudet.edu.
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Elena Ruiz
RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 4.5 CEUs at the introductory content knowledge level. Please click here for Academic Coursework Activity Report Form.
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Introduction to Deaf Studies (3 credits)  $888

CourseDates
PST 210-OL1 1/22/19 - 3/15/19

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This is an introductory survey to the field of Deaf Studies that highlights cutting edge concepts and theories at use in this field. The course will show how deaf people and sign languages are integral aspects of human diversity and how societies have responded to this diversity across different social, temporal, and cultural moments and movements.
Prerequisite: Permission of department; contact arlene.kelly@gallaudet.edu.
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Joseph Murray
RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 4.5 CEUs at the introductory content knowledge level. Please click here for Academic Coursework Activity Report Form.
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

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Education

Assessment of Deaf Students with Disabilities (3 credits)  $888

CourseDates
PST 717-OL1 3/18/19 - 5/10/19

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This course provides an overview of functional academics for deaf students with disabilities. Topics include teaching vocational skills, teaching life skills, supporting motor development, supporting social-emotional development, developing transition plans, and selecting assistive technology devices. Course assignments are designed to allow students to apply these concepts in their current teaching setting.
Prerequisite: Admitting to Certificate Program; or permission of department; contact christina.yuknis@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Catherine Krammer
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Assessment & Individualized Planning in ASL/English Bilingual Early Childhood Education     (3 credits)  $888

CourseDates
PST 674-OL1 3/18/19 - 5/10/19

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This course will address individualized planning for language and emergent literacy development that can be used as a guide for teaching and learning interventions to support a child's linguistic competence in American Sign Language (ASL) and English. Candidates will apply various American Sign Language (ASL) and English assessment tools to explore ways of assessing diverse deaf and hard-of-hearing candidates' language and literacy acquisition and learning at home and at school. Based on the results of these assessments, the Candidates will reflect on and identify the bilingual methodology approaches to meet the ASL and English language and literacy needs of candidates. They will apply these strategies to home plan, lesson and unit planning, and within their settings.
Prerequisite: Admitting to Certificate Program; or permission of department; contact laurene.simms@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Julie Mitchiner
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Capstone II: ASL/English Bilingual Early Childhood Education for 0-5 (1 credit)  $296

CourseDates
PST 675-OL1 1/22/19 - 5/06/19

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This capstone project course provides the opportunity for candidates in the ASL/English Bilingual Early Childhood Education: Birth to Five Certificate Program to apply and demonstrate skills, knowledge, and dispositions developed throughout the courses in the program through completing a self-designed capstone project. Candidates will show evidences of making progress with the capstone project by the end of the fall semester.
Prerequisite: Admitting to Certificate Program; or permission of department; contact; contact laurene.simms@gallaudet.edu.
Tuition: PST: $296
Instructor: Julie Mitchiner
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Classroom Management (3 credits)  $888

CourseDates
PST 712-OL1 3/18/19 - 5/10/19

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This course introduces students to a variety of classroom management approaches and techniques, with an emphasis on working with students who have disabilities. Students are provided with a foundation and background in behavior management and discipline in special education. They will also consider theories and techniques that apply to individual students, classroom communities, and school wide communities.ith a variety of instructional strategies based on evidence-based practice in general and special education.
Prerequisite: Permission of the program director; contact christina.yuknis@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Patrick Graham
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Differentiating Instruction in the Content Areas (3 credits)  $888

CourseDates

PST 716-OL1

1/22/19 - 3/15/19

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The course reviews what it means to be an effective teacher and introduces the concepts of universal design for learning (UDL) as well as differentiation to meet the needs of deaf students who have disabilities. Further studied is the concept of multiple literacies and access to content and opportunity for the development of literate and meta-cognitive thought. The lesson plan format is augmented with the development of tiered lessons by addressing three levels of content, process and/or product expectations as determined by interest level, learning style or readiness. In addition, students will become familiar with a variety of instructional strategies based on evidence-based practice in general and special education.
Prerequisite: Admitting to Certificate Program; or permission of department; contact christina.yuknis@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Catherine Krammer
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Early Language Acquisition & Cognitive Development of Bilingualism (3 credits)  $888

CourseDates
PST 672-OL1 1/22/19 - 3/15/19

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This course describes the early development of ASL and English in young deaf and hard of hearing children and their impact on cognitive development. The course examines how deaf and hard of hearing children go through developmental stages of acquiring and learning American Sign Language, which is similar to how hearing children go through developmental stages of acquiring a spoken language and how this development is tied to cognitive functions that are the precursors for further linguistic and academic growth (sign babbling, sign jargon, first words, ASL grammatical development and vocabulary expansion). In addition, the course will address factors intrinsic to the bilingual child as well as to the environment that promote and/or prevent their linguistic and cognitive development.
Prerequisite: Admitting to Certificate Program; or permission of department; contact laurene.simms@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Christi Batamula
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Research in Education (3 credits)  $888

CourseDates
PST 729-OL1 1/22/19 - 3/15/19

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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
Prerequisite: Admitting to Certificate Program; or permission of department; contact laurene.simms@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Heather Zimmerman
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

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English

Introduction to English Literature (3 credits)  $888

CourseDates
PST 185-OL1 1/22/19-3/15/19

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Prepares students planning to major or minor in English for literary analysis through the study of representative examples of different genres of literature. Introduces the application of basic literary theories to the analysis of literature. Develops critical thinking, writing, and research skills through multiple drafts of essays about literature.
Prerequisite: ENG 208 or permission of instructor; contact sharon.pajka@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Sharon Pajka
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Adolescent Literature (3 credits)  $888

CourseDates
PST 186-OL1 3/18/19 - 5/10/19

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Introduction to quality adolescent literature and examination of issues relevant to the reading and teaching of the genre. The history and characteristics of adolescent literature will be explored, along with theoretical approaches to reading and interpretation, issues of multiculturalism and diversity, and the relationships between adolescent literature and 'classic' adult literature.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor; contact sharon.pajka@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Sharon Pajka
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

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Infants, Toddlers and Families

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants Toddlers and their Families: Capstone Project Part II (2 credits)  $592

CourseDates
PST 665-OL1 1/22/19 - 5/15/19

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This course provides the opportunity for candidates in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers and their Families: Collaboration and Leadership (ITF) Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Program to engage in a capstone project related to deaf and hard of hearing infants, toddlers and their families
Prerequisite: Admission to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers and Families: Collaboration and Leadership (ITF) Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Program or permission of instructor; contact julie.mitchiner@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $592
Instructor: Jodee Crace and LaTrice Dowtin
Course Materials: TBD
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Strategies for Developing Communication, Language and Cognition for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants and Toddlers (3 credits)  $888

CourseDates
PST 663-OL1 1/22/19 - 5/15/19

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This online course is the fourth course in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers and Families: Collaboration and Leadership Interdisciplinary Certificate Program. The course addresses the methods, strategies and techniques for developing language, communication, cognition and literacy for infants and toddlers who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families. Candidates will acquire knowledge of assessments used to describe the strengths and needs of these children. The course emphasizes an interdisciplinary collaborative approach and the roles of related professionals (e.g., audiologists, early childhood educators, speech-language pathologists, social workers, psychologists, etc.). Strategies and resources will address the continuum of communication and language opportunities including the development of spoken English and American Sign Language.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers and Families: Collaboration and Leadership (ITF) Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Program or permission of instructor; contact julie.mitchiner@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor:  Mary Petra Teel
Course Materials: TBD
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

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Information Technology

Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems (3 credits)  $888

CourseDates
PST 604-UGOL2 3/18/19 - 5/10/19
PST 604-GOL2 3/18/19 - 5/10/19

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Course instructor: Erick Posner Geographic Information Systems (GIS) analytic tools are used in many disciplines and fields of practice including public health, history, sociology, political science, business, biology, international development, and information technology. Case studies used in this course may include Federal responses to natural disasters, public health impacts, census analysis for business, election analysis, or others. This course introduces students to relevant foundational concepts and processes involved in digital representation, data manipulation and management, basic data gathering/discovery, basic spatial analysis, and map composition. Students will develop an understanding of GIS capabilities to collect, examine, transform, and apply data-sets for different case studies. Students will have the opportunity to create models, projections, and recommendations though activities such as: data models and basic analysis; map projects and coordinate systems; geographical databases and cartography; data collection and interpretation; and GIS project management. Students will also learn about related tools such as ArcGIS that assist public health workers, biologists, emergency management personnel, and others in public service and research. This course will teach the fundamentals and enable the students to acquire new skills in other GIS software such as QGIS. This course will utilize ArcGIS Pro software. This software will be run only on Windows-based computers. Mac users will require to create a virtual Windows on Mac in order to install ArcGIS.
Prerequisite: Knowledge of basic computer file management, Microsoft Excel/PowerPoint, and basic Windows operations.
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Caroline Solomon
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.


Interpretation Education

Interpreting as a Career (1 credit )

COURSE#DAYS
PST 325-OL1 3/4/19 - 4/5/19

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An introduction to the basic theories, principles and practices of interpreting, this online course will address the history of the profession, interpreters' roles and responsibilities, and national/local organizations for interpreters. It is appropriate for beginning interpreters, advanced sign language students, and professionals who work with deaf people. Information is divided into four units: the field, the process, the ethics and the setting.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: PST: $296
RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies course is offered for 1.5 CEUs at the introductory content knowledge level. Participants interested in CEUs will need to submit an Academic Coursework Activity Report Form.
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note:
Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

NIC Test Preparation: Written (1 credit)  $296

CourseDates
PST 170-OL1 2/4/19 - 3/1/19

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This course will prepare test candidates to take the interview and performance components of the current National Interpreter Certification examination. For the interview portion, students will practice responding to ethical scenarios as they are presented in the test. They will practice with hypothetical questions and record themselves responding to a mock exam. For the performance portion, the ten skill domains will be covered. Students will record themselves taking a mock performance exam and analyze their work. This course has pass/fail grading.
Tuition:
PST: $296
Instructor: Carol Tipton
RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs at the introductory content knowledge level. Please click here for Academic Coursework Activity Report Form.
Course Materials: Please click on each of links below for required reading materials.
Students need to have the following material ready on the first day of class:
1. Pareja, Shonna. (2009). Master the NIC: Written Workbook, Shonna Pareja LLC ISBN 978-0-615-30437-3
Sample Generalist Written Test, published by RID
Additional Materials:
1. CASLI NIC Knowledge Exam Information
2. Preservation of the Sign Language, George Veditz 
3. Handeyes - Preservation of Sign Language
4. Code of Professional Conduct
5. RID Standard Practice Papers 

NIC Test Preparation: Performance (1 credit)  $296

CourseDates
PST 326-OL1 2/4/19 - 3/1/19

Course Description     Sign Up

Tuition: PST: $296
Instructor: Carol Tipton
RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs at the introductory content knowledge level. Please click here for Academic Coursework Activity Report Form.
Course Materials:
The following two items must be purchased and received prior to the start of class:
1. Encounters With Reality, 2nd Edition, by Brenda Cartwright
2. RID NIC Practice DVD
Additional Required Reading
3. RID Information and  NIC Information
4. Code of Professional Conduct

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Linguistics

Learning Language by Eye or by Ear (1 credit)

CourseDates
PST 375-OL1

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This one-credit course is designed to introduce the layperson to the basics of first language acquisition, focusing on sign language acquisition as the point of departure. The first few lectures of the course will provide a crash-course in linguistics for beginners, as well as provide background for the importance of studying child language development, particularly in the context of deafness and sign language. The remainder of the course is organized chronologically, from birth to 36 months, highlighting the major developmental milestones for each age and expanding to discuss current research on selected topics of interest for each age period. Click Baby Beyond Signs to view three short videos.
Prerequisite: high school diploma or GED
Tuition: PST: $296
RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs at the introductory content knowledge level. Please click here for Academic Coursework Activity Report Form.
Instructor: Deborah Chen Pichler
Course Materials: Required reading- https://signlanguageacquisition.com/
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.


Peer Mentoring

Pee Mentoring Hearing Loss (3 credits)

CourseDates
PST 780-OL1 1/22/19 - 5/15/19

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This course will focus on the mentoring process, applying all information learned up to this point. Boundaries for mentors will be explored, clearly defined, and contrasted with those of counseling professionals. A needs assessment format will be explored for application to the peer mentoring experience. Problem-solving models will be introduced and practical solutions will be discussed. The assertiveness continuum will be applied to communication strategies and effective use of these methods will be covered.
Prerequisite: Acceptance to Gallaudet Peer Mentoring Program (RERC).
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Sarah Sparks
Course Materials: None
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

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Psychology

Development III: Adulthood and Aging (3 credits)  $888

CourseDates
PST 404-OL1 1/22/19 - 3/15/19

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A study of the developmental process from adulthood until death. Includes the establishment of identity, vocational choices, marriage and the family, crisis of middle adulthood, problems of the aged, death, and bereavement
Prerequisite: PSY 311 or the equivalent.
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Deborah Schooler
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Health Psychology (3 credits)  $888

CourseDates
PST 400-OL1 3/18/19 - 5/10/19

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This course discusses research into the ways behavior, mental states, culture, and physical health interact. Factors underlying health, disease, prevention and treatment occur within cultural contexts that affect our views, behaviors, life­styles and approaches will be explored. This course will also examine how socio-cultural settings in America influences development, health beliefs, and health behaviors.
Prerequisite: Completion of Introduction to Psychology with a grade of C or better
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Raylene Paludneviciene
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Lifespan Development (3 credits)  $888

CourseDates
PST 407-OL1 1/22/18-3/15/18

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In this course, students will examine major models of human development across the lifespan. Biological and psychological approaches will be used to examine physical, cognitive, and social development from conception to death. Specific attention will be paid to cultural and ethnic diversity in development.
Prerequisite: Completion of Introduction to Psychology with a grade of C or better
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor:
Raylene Paludneviciene
Course Materials:
Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note:
Payment must be received to finalize your course registratio

Psychology and Deaf People (3 credits)  $888

CourseDates
PST 875-OL1 3/18/19 - 5/10/19

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The course will consider the psychological development and psychosocial issues of Deaf people. Topics covered will include cognitive, linguistic, and personality development, mental health, and interpersonal behavior.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Raylene Paludneviciene
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

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Test Preparation

GRE General Preparation (1 credit )

COURSE#DATES
PST 748-OL1 1/28/19 - 3/16/19

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This course prepares students for taking the general GRE as they prepare for applying to graduate school. Students will learn the type of questions presented on the exam and learn to identify the purpose and goals of questions in order to better understand them, and test taking strategies that can also be applied to other testing situations. Review of verbal and quantitative content as well as writing will further prepare students for the GRE.
Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor; contact daniel.lundberg@gallaudet.edu with a copy to ccoe@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: Tuition and fees are waived for full-time students. A $35 application fee is charged to part-time students and external applicants.
Instructor: Daniel Lundberg
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s)  at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

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World Language and Culture

Introduction to Mexican Sign Language I (3 credits)

CourseDates
PST 119-OL1 1/22/19 - 5/6/19

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This course is designed to build basic knowledge and skills of Lengua de Senas Mexicana (LSM) and the Deaf culture. Students are expected to develop basic expressive and receptive skills, through signs and grammar lessons and interactive activities. The visual, spatial and tactile language, LSM will be taught with cultural context and brief Mexican Deaf history, as well. This course is designed to teach students the fundamentals needed to initiate and partake in, and understand basic LSM conversations with LSM users.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition:
PST: $888
Instructor:
Armando Castro Osnaya
Course Materials:
Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Introduction to Mexican Sign Language II (3 credits)

CourseDates
PST 120-OL1 1/22/19 - 5/6/19

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This is the second course that builds basic knowledge and skills of Lengua de Señas Mexicana (LSM) and the Deaf culture. Students are expected to develop basic expressive and receptive skills, through signs and grammar lessons and interactive activities. The visual, spatial and tactile language, LSM will be taught with cultural context and brief Mexican Deaf history, as well. This course is designed to teach students the fundamentals needed to initiate and partake in, and understand basic LSM conversations with LSM users.
Prerequisite: PST 119 or permission of the instructor
Tuition:
PST: $888
Instructor:
Armando Castro Osnaya
Course Materials:
Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

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