Spring Online Courses

Disciplines

American Sign Language
Cued American English
Deaf Studies and Culture
Education
GRE Preparation
Information Technology
Infants, Toddlers, and Families
Interpreting Education
Linguistics

The registration deadline is 2 weeks prior to the start date of course.
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American Sign Language (ASL)

ASL I (3 credits)

Course Dates Duration Status
PST 301-OL1 1/20/20 - 3/13/20 1st 8 weeks OPEN
PST 301-OL2 3/16/20 - 5/04/20 2nd 8 weeks OPEN
PST 301-OL3 1/20/20 - 3/13/20 1st 8 weeks OPEN
PST 301-OL4 3/16/20 - 5/04/20 2nd 8 weeks OPEN
PST 301-OL5 1/20/20 - 3/13/20 1st 8 weeks OPEN
PST301-OL6 01/20/20 - 05/08/20 Pilot 15 weeks OPEN
PST301-OL8 01/20/20 - 05/08/20 Pilot 15 weeks OPEN

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)

Course Dates Status
PST 302-OL1 1/20/20 - 3/13/20 OPEN
PST 302-OL2 3/16/20 - 5/04/20 OPEN
PST 302-OL3 1/20/20 - 3/13/20 OPEN
PST 302-OL4 3/16/20 - 5/04/20 OPEN
PST 302-OL6 3/16/20 - 5/04/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

This course is designed to continue development of American Sign Language (ASL) skills with a 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)

Course Dates Status
PST 303-OL1 1/20/20 - 3/13/20 OPEN
PST 303-OL2 3/16/20 - 5/04/20 OPEN
PST 303-OL3 1/20/20 - 3/13/20 OPEN
PST 303-OL4 3/16/20 - 5/04/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

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 a 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: No textbook is needed.  2)  GoReact 
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) 

Course Dates Status
PST 304-OL1 1/20/20 - 3/13/20 OPEN
PST 304-OL2 3/16/20 - 5/04/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

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 I Syllabusin PDF format for more information.
Note:
Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

in PDF format for more information.

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CUED American English

Beginner Cued American English (2 credits)

Course Dates Status
PST 125-OL1 1/21/20 - 3/13/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

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
RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 2.5 CEUs at the introductory content knowledge level. Please click here for the  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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Deaf Studies and Culture

American Sign Language and Deaf Studies (3 credits)

Course Dates Status
PST 310-OL1 1/21/20 - 3/13/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

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.
Cross-listings: GSR 103 American Sign Language and Deaf Studies
Prerequisite: Email aslprograms@gallaudet.edu to schedule a date and time for  ASL Placement Screening.
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)

Course Dates Status
PST 203-OL1 3/16/20 - 5/8/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

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.
Cross-listings: DST 314  ASL Literature
Prerequisite: Email aslprograms@gallaudet.edu to schedule a date and time for  ASL Placement Screening.
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)

Course Dates Status
PST 212-OL1 1/21/20 - 3/13/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

This is a survey of the various areas of study of deaf culture in the United States (history, folklore, anthropology, and sociology). The course begins with a macro-view at the term "culture" as it is seen through American eyes. The definition will then be applied to the Deaf experience. The course will end with an exploration of diversity within the global Deaf community.
Cross-listings: DST 204  Deaf Culture
Prerequisite: Email aslprograms@gallaudet.eduto schedule a date and time for  ASL Placement Screening.
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Kaj Kraus
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.

Development of the Transnational Deaf Public Sphere (3 credits)

Course Dates Status
PST 802-OL1 3/16/20 - 5/8/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

This course will provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the contemporary transnational Deaf public sphere. Students will study the origination and spread of international meetings among Deaf people and the concurrent formation of transnational Deaf networks. Students will study key concepts and review case studies in transnational studies which will then be used to interrogate the nature of interconnections between Deaf communities across the globe.
Cross-listings: DST 741  Development of the Transnational Deaf Public Sphere
Prerequisite: Bachelor's degree and permission of the instructor
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)

Course Dates Status
PST 202-OL1 3/16/20 - 5/8/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

Students are expected to produce documentation that critically examines and discusses oppression as an idea from more than one dimension along with case studies.
Cross-listings: DST 311  Dynamics of Oppression
Prerequisite: Email aslprograms@gallaudet.edu to schedule a date and time for  ASL Placement Screening.
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor:
Lindsay Dunn  
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)

Course Dates Status
PST 210-OL1 1/21/20 - 3/13/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

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.
Cross-listings: DST 101  Introduction to Deaf Studies
Prerequisite: Email aslprograms@gallaudet.edu to schedule a date and time for  ASL Placement Screening.
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Carolyn McCaskill
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 credit)

Course Dates Status
PSG 687-OL1 3/16/20 - 5/8/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

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.
Cross-listings: EDU 763-OL1  Assessment of Deaf Students with Disabilities
Prerequisite: Admitting to Certificate Program, or permission of department; contact christina.yuknis@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PSG: $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)

Course Dates Status
PSG 674-OL1

Course Description     Sign Up

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.
Cross-listings: EDU 783   Assessment and Individualized Planning in ASL/English Bilingual Early Childhood Education
Prerequisite: Admitting to Certificate Program, or permission of department; contact laurene.simms@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PSG: $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)

Course Dates Status
PSG 672-OL1 1/21/20 - 5/4/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

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 evidence of making progress with the capstone project by the end of the fall semester.
Cross-listings: EDU 768   Capstone II ASL/English Bilingual Early Childhood Education for 0-5
Prerequisite: Admitting to Certificate Program, or permission of department; contact; contact laurene.simms@gallaudet.edu.
Tuition: PSG: $296
Instructor: TBD
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Classroom Management (3 credits)

Course Dates Status
PSG 682-OL1 3/16/20 - 5/8/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

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 a variety of instructional strategies based on evidence-based practice in general and special education.
Cross-listings: EDU 772-OL1  Classroom Management
Prerequisite: Permission of the program director; contact christina.yuknis@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PSG: $888
Instructor: TBD
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)

Course Dates Status
PSG 686-OL1 1/21/20 - 3/13/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

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.
Cross-listings:   EDU 777  Differentiating Instruction in the Content Area
Prerequisite: Admitting to Certificate Program, or permission of department; contact christina.yuknis@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PSG: $888
Instructor: TBD
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)

Course Dates Status
PSG 673-OL1 TBD

Course Description     Sign Up

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.
Cross-listings: EDU 762  Early Language Acquisition and Cognitive Development of Bilingualism
Prerequisite: Admitting to Certificate Program, or permission of department; contact laurene.simms@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PSG: $888
Instructor: Christi Batamula
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Introduction to Research in Education (3 credits)

Course Dates Status
PST 729-OL1 1/21/20 - 3/13/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

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.
Cross-listings: EDU 720-OL1  Introduction to Research
Prerequisite: Admitting to Certificate Program or permission of department; contact laurene.simms@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: TBD
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

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GRE Preparation

GRE General Preparation (1 credit )

Course Dates Status
PST 748-OL1 1/27/20 - 3/13/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

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. A 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: $296 plus a $35 application fee for external applicants
(Tuition and fees are waived for full-time Gallaudet students only. Please register in Bison)
Instructor: Daniel Lundberg
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s)  at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

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Information Technology

Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems (3 credits)

Course Dates Status
PST 604-OL1 1/21/20 - 3/13/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

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 through 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. Prerequisites: Knowledge of basic computer file management, Microsoft Excel/PowerPoint, and basic Windows operations.
Cross-listings:  ITS 495  Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems  (Special Topic)
Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor; contact daniel.lundberg@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Daniel Lundberg
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s)  at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Malware Analysis and Reverse Engineering (3 credits)

Course Dates Status
PST 446-OL1 1/21/20 - 5/4/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

In this course, students are introduced to basic concepts, techniques, and tools relevant to malware analysis. Students will learn how to perform both static and dynamic reverse engineering techniques using disassemblers, debuggers, and other RE tools to analyze malware behavior.
Cross-listings: ITS 495   Malware Analysis and Reverse Engineering (Special Topic)
Prerequisite: Experience in information technology, computer programming, or related field and permission of the instructor; contact kyle.murbach@gallaudet.edu
Tuition:
PST: $888
Instructor: Kyle Murbach
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)

Course Dates Status
PSG 666-OL1 1/21/20 - 5/4/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

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
Cross-listings:   ITF 706  Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers and their Families: Capstone Project Part II
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: PSG: $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)

Course Dates Status
PSG 663-OL1 1/21/20 - 5/4/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

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.
Cross-listings:   ITF 703   Strategies for Developing Communication, Language and Cognition for Deaf and HoH Infants and Toddlers 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:
PSG: $888
Instructor:  Mary Petra Teel
Course Materials: TBD
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

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Interpretation Education

Interpreting as a Career (1 credit )

Course Dates Status
PST 325-OL1 4/6/20 - 5/1/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

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 program is offered for 1.5 CEUs at the introductory content knowledge level. Please click here for the  Academic Coursework Activity Report Form.
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Introduction to Interpreting (3 credits)

Course Dates Status
PST 345-OL1 3/16/20 - 5/8/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

This course provides an overview of the interpreting profession: roles, responsibilities, and ethics of interpreting; basic principles and practices of translating and interpreting; environment and audience; guidelines for interpreting in a variety of settings; professional associations; and international perspectives.
Cross-listings: INT 101 Introduction to Interpreting
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: TBD
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 the 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 Courses Suspended

At this time, the CCOE has suspended our NIC test preparation courses so that Dr. Carol Tipton can update the courses for the upcoming new exams. According to theCenter for the Assessment of Sign Language Interpretation (CASLI), the new CASLI Knowledge and Performance exams are nearing completion. When the exams are finalized in early 2020, they will be added to the CASLI Exam System. Gallaudet University's CCOE is preparing to provide courses to support interpreters for these new exams during Summer 2020. Please contact ccoe@gallaudet.edu with any questions about the new prep courses and contact testing@casli.org with questions about the new CASLI Knowledge and Performance exams.
Announcements will be made when it is ready for enrollment.  If you wish to be contacted at this time, please sign up.

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Linguistics

Learning Language by Eye or by Ear (1 credit)

Course Dates Status
PST 375-OL1 2/3/20 - 3/3/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

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 the  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.

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Peer Mentoring

Practical Audiology: Fundamentals for Consumers (2 credits)

Course Dates Status
PSG 692-OL1 1/21/20 - 5/8/20 OPEN

Course Description     Sign Up

This online course provides an overview of audiology for consumer needs. Hearing health professionals and their scopes of practice will be explored. Learners will develop an understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the hearing mechanism and be able to describe how sound travels from its source to its interpretation by the brain. Twenty-one of the most common etiologies which may cause hearing loss will be examined. Students will learn how to interpret basic audiologic information including pure tone results, speech audiometry, and impedance results.
Prerequisite: Admission to Peer Mentor Certificate Program or permission of instructor; contact matthew.bakke@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $592 
Instructor:  Matthew Bakke and Larry Medwetsky
Course Materials: None
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

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