Disciplines

Accounting
American Sign Language (ASL)
Cued American English
Deaf Studies and Culture
Education
English
History
Infants, Toddlers, and Families
Interpreting Education
Linguistics
Peer Mentoring
Psychology

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Accounting

Financial Accounting I (3 credits)

Course Dates Days Times Status
PST 471-OL1 5/17/21 - 6/18/21 M-F 10:30 - 11:50 AM OPEN

This course is synchronous.

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This course introduces students to basic financial accounting theory and practice. It teaches students the knowledge and tools to identify and record business activities and to prepare and interpret financial statements and reports in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Students will learn how accounting methods affect the evaluation of business results and the quality of business decisions.

  • Cross-listings: ACC 201 Financial Accounting I
  • Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor; contact makur.aciek@gallaudet.edu
  • Tuition: $888
  • Instructor: Makur Aciek
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit 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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American Sign Language (ASL)

To apply for American Sign Language 1 through 6, Fingerspelling, Classifiers, and Visual Gestural Communication, please submit your application via ASL Connect



Sign Language Media Production (3 credits)

Course Dates Status
PST 324-OL1 5/17/21 - 7/16/21 OPEN
PST 324-OL2 5/17/21 - 7/16/21 OPEN
PST 324-OL3 5/17/21 - 7/16/21 CANCELLED
PST 324-OL4 5/17/21 - 7/16/21 CANCELLED

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Visual media has changed the way we communicate. With the advent of new tools and platforms, possibilities of publishing has proliferated, allowing a wider discourse of ideas to be shared with a vast audience. This course explores these opportunities and will introduce students to the tools and skills necessary to produce digital media. Through a hands-on approach, this course will allow students to capture, import and edit digital video in a variety of platforms and genres. Students will participate in a workshop approach to hone their skills at ”writing” through digital media.

  • Cross-listings: ASL 709 Sign Language Media Production
  • Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor; contact david.davenport@gallaudet.edu
  • Tuition: $888
  • Instructor: David Davenport
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit 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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CUED American English

Beginner Cued American English (2 credits)

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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.

  • Cross-listings: None
  • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor is required; contact amy.crumrine@gallaudet.edu
  • Tuition: $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 1.5 CEUs per credit 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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Deaf Studies and Culture

Introduction to Deaf Studies (3 credits)

Course Dates Status
PST 210-OL1 5/17/21 - 6/18/21 CANCELLED

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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.

  • Cross-listings: DST-101 Introduction to Deaf Studies
  • Prerequisite: Completion of a Deaf Studies course or ASL 4 at Gallaudet in the last 12 months, or screening placement into ASL 5. Contact aslconnect.education@gallaudet.edu to schedule an ASL Screening. Permission of instructor.
  • Tuition: $888
  • Instructor: TBA
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit 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.


Cultural Studies (3 credits)

Course Dates Status
PST 213-OL1 6/28/21 - 7/30/21 CANCELLED

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This course investigates how culture shapes the way people see the world. Students will explore cultural readings and examine various texts around us to understand how culture, identity and history frame experiences. Traditional courses in cultural studies assume that the meanings in this world are central in creating us -- individually and collectively. Students will examine how culture transmits a view of the world and power through critical analysis.

  • Cross-listings: DST-203 Introduction to Cultural Studies
  • Prerequisite: Completion of a Deaf Studies course or ASL 4 at Gallaudet in the last 12 months, or screening placement into ASL 5. Contact aslconnect.education@gallaudet.edu to schedule an ASL Screening. Permission of instructor.
  • Tuition: $888
  • Instructor: TBA
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit 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 5/24/21 - 6/25/21 FULL
PST 202-OL2 6/28/21 - 7/30/21 OPEN

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This course examines various forms of oppression by looking across different cultures and communities, then examines possible parallels occurring within the deaf community.

  • Cross-listings: DST-311 Dynamics of Oppression
  • Prerequisite: DST101 (PST210) or permission from instructor; contact kailyn.aaron-lozano@gallaudet.edu
  • Tuition: $888
  • Instructor: Kailyn Aaron-Lozano
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit 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 6/28/21 - 7/30/21 CANCELLED

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This course will begin with developing an understanding of the concept of culture and then will focus on the complexities and varieties of Deaf cultural experiences. Students will be asked to engage course materials through multi-disciplinary approaches in order to gain a critical appreciation of Deaf lives within historical, political and global contexts.

  • Cross-listings: DST 204 Deaf Culture
  • Prerequisite: Completion of a Deaf Studies course or ASL 4 at Gallaudet in the last 12 months, or screening placement into ASL 5. Contact aslconnect.education@gallaudet.edu to schedule an ASL Screening. Permission of instructor.
  • Tuition: $888
  • Instructor: TBA
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit 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 Women's Studies (3 credits)

Course Dates Status
PST 222-OL1 5/17/21 - 7/9/21 OPEN

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This course will explore how the field of women's studies came into being by way of the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention. Issues faced by both hearing and deaf women will be investigated: career, educational opportunities, reproduction, and patriarchy, among others.

  • Cross-listings: DST 402-OL1 Deaf Women Studies
  • Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor; contact tawny.holmes@gallaudet.edu.
  • Tuition: $888
  • Instructor: Tawny Holmes
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit 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.


Black Deaf People's Studies (3 credits)

Course Dates Status
PST 223-OL1 6/21/21 - 8/13/21 OPEN

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This course primarily examines black deaf people in America including the Caribbean Islands and Africa. The course is organized to focus on history, education, community culture, language, and psychosocial forces that influence black deaf people's experience. It will concentrate on the social, political, and cultural development of a unique group of people that is a part of the general deaf community and the black community.

  • Cross-listings: DST 401-OL1 Black Deaf People Studies
  • Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor; contact carolyn.mccaskill@gallaudet.edu.
  • Tuition: $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 1.5 CEUs per credit 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.

Education

Applications in ASL/English Bilingual Early Childhood Education for 0-5 (3 credits)

Course Dates Status
PSG 675-OL1 5/17/21 - 7/9/21 OPEN

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This course is designed to prepare the candidates to apply an ASL/English Bilingual Framework in Early Childhood Education for deaf and hard of hearing children. This framework describes how the acquisition and learning of ASL and English (written and spoken) are being facilitated. This course reflects upon bilingual models and concepts and discusses the language planning process required to establish an environment that demonstrates value for both languages. Also, it focuses on meeting the needs of the deaf and hard of hearing children and families that it serves. Use of bilingual methodologies, assessment, effective strategies, and language teaching including oracy and literacy, and critical pedagogy will be addressed.

  • Cross-listings: EDU 764-OL1 Applications in ASL/English Bilingual Early Childhood Education for 0-5
  • Prerequisite: Permission from the program director; contact julie.mitchiner@gallaudet.edu
  • Tuition: $888
  • Instructor: TBA
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit 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.


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

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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 complete the project before completing the program.

  • Cross-listings: EDU 768-OL1 Capstone III: ASL/English Bilingual Early Childhood Education for 0-5
  • Prerequisite: Admitting to Certificate Program, or permission of department; contact laurene.simms@gallaudet.edu
  • Tuition: $296
  • Instructor: TBD
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit 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.


Family Collaboration and Partnership: The ASL/English Bilingual Lens (3 credits)

Course Dates Status
PSG 676-OL1 6/21/21 - 8/13/21 OPEN

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ASL and English Bilingualism at home and in school promotes healthy language development and communication and creates positive self-esteem among deaf/hard of hearing children from diverse backgrounds. This course/seminar is designed for professionals to acquire the knowledge and skills to work collaboratively with diverse families and other professionals to support the bilingual development and education of young deaf and hard of hearing children. Participants will discuss a working model of bilingual language acquisition (American Sign Language and English), approaches to providing support and encouragement to families, ways to promote positive communication with families, and the creation of culturally responsive and inclusive early childhood educational communities for all families. In addition, participants will apply basic working knowledge of Part C and Part B of the IDEA regulations as members of an early childhood education team.

  • Cross-listings: EDU 765-OL1 Family Collaboration and Partnership: The ASL/English Bilingual Lens
  • Prerequisite: Permission from the program director; contact julie.mitchiner@gallaudet.edu
  • Tuition: $888
  • Instructor: TBA
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit 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.


Language and Literacy Development for Deaf Students with Disabilities (3 credits)

Course Dates Status
PSG 684-OL1 5/17/21 -7/16/21 OPEN

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This course is designed to prepare graduate students to address issues related to language and literacy development for deaf students with disabilities. Topics include language and communication disorders, augmentative and alternative communication systems, cultural influence on language and literacy development, and how language and communication impact classroom performance.

  • Cross-listings: EDU 775-OL1 Language and Literacy Development for Deaf Students with Disabilities
  • Prerequisite: Admitting to Certificate Program; or permission of department; contact christina.yuknis@gallaudet.edu
  • Tuition: $888
  • Instructor: Catherine Krammer
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit 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.


Home-School Continuum: Collaboration with Families, Paraeducators,and Professionals (3 credits)

Course Dates Status
PSG 683-OL1 06/21/21 - 08/13/21 OPEN

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In this course, students will examine current trends and concerns which characterize the changing American family and draw implications for education, students with disabilities and their families. They will examine family, community and school structures, patterns and relationships. Students will explore a variety of theories, concepts, principles, and models utilized when implementing effective family, school, and community partnership, in addition to collaboration among IEP team members and when working with other professionals, in regard to students and families with special and diverse needs. Students will identify and discuss the uses and applications of community and school resources in supporting families and students with disabilities. They will also learn and simulate techniques for interacting with parents and examine collaboration strategies for interdisciplinary team efforts. sibling support, respite care, financial planning, transition planning, independent living, and IEP meetings.

  • Cross-listings: EDU 773-OL1 Home-School Continuum: Collaboration with Families, Paraeducators and Professionals
  • Prerequisite: Admitting to Certificate Program; or permission of department; contact christina.yuknis@gallaudet.edu
  • Tuition: $888
  • Instructor: TBA
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit 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 Research in Education (3 credits)

Course Dates Days Times Status
PST 729-OL1 5/17/21 - 7/9/21 M W F 2:00 - 4:00 PM ET OPEN

This course is synchronous.

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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.

  • Cross-listings: EDU 720-OL1 Introduction to Research
  • Prerequisite: Admitting to Certificate Program or permission of department; contact julie.mitchiner@gallaudet.edu
  • Tuition: $888
  • Instructor: Sulaiman Adeoye
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit 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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English

Business and Technical Writing (3 credits [or 4 credits optional])

Course Dates Status
PST 555-OL1 TBA OPEN

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Study and practice of professional writing skills and genres, such as resumes, letters of application, emails, memos, proposals, short and long reports, and manuals. Also covers technical aspects of editing.

Cross-listings: ENG 380/ENG 395/GSR 220  Business and Technical Writing

  • Cross-listings: ENG 380/ENG 395/GSR 220 Business and Technical Writing
  • Prerequisite: Instructor Permission Required; contact kristen.harmon@gallaudet.edu
  • Tuition: $888 ($1184 for 4 credits)
  • Instructor: Kristin Harmon
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit 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.


Writing for Social Media (3 credits)

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Study and intensive practice of writing in social media genres such as blogs and tweets. Examines rhetorical conventions for digital communication and the dissemination of information through social media for professional purposes, including developing a business social media strategy. Integrates editing techniques and competencies. May also cover theoretical issues such as copyright and authorship, visual literacy, and collaborative online environments.

  • Cross-listings: ENG 365 Writing for Social Media
  • Prerequisite: ENG 250 or permission of the instructor. Contact jill.bradbury@gallaudet.edu
  • Tuition: $888
  • Instructor: Jill Bradbury
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit 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.


Representations of Deafness on Television (3 credits)

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Special Topics in the discipline, designed primarily for sophomores. Students may enroll in 295 Special Topics multiple times, as long as the topics differ.

  • Cross-listings: ENG 295 Representations of Deafness on Television
  • Prerequisite: GSR 150 or equivalent and permission of the instructor. Contact sharon.pajka@gallaudet.edu
  • Tuition: $888
  • Instructor: Sharon Pajka
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit 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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History

History of the American Deaf People (3 credits)

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An examination of the people and the historical processes that brought together deaf individuals to form a cohesive community in the United States.


  • Cross-listings: HIS 331-OL1 History of the American Deaf People
  • Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor; contact william.ennis@gallaudet.edu
  • Tuition: $888
  • Instructor: William Ennis
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit 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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Infants, Toddlers, and Families

A Developmental Approach to Programming for Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families (3 credits)

Course Dates Status
PSG 660-OL1 5/17/21 - 6/25/21 OPEN

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This course is the first course in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers and Families: Collaboration and Leadership (ITF) Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Program and serves as an orientation to the program. This course requires both on-campus and online participation.
Participants will examine perspectives on working with young deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and communities and will discuss the historical foundations of birth-to-three programs and services. The impact of early hearing detection and intervention principles and practices on newborn hearing screening and programs will be addressed. The course will provide an overview of the following topics: professionalism, advocacy, ethics, dispositions, diversity, and other factors that impact deaf and hard of hearing infants and toddlers and their families. Resources to support collaboration, leadership, and change will be included. Evidence-based research and best practice guidelines that benefit deaf and hard of hearing infants and toddlers and their families will be addressed.

  • Cross-listings: ITF 700 Socio-Cltrl & Political Ctxts for DHH Infants, Toddlers and their Families
  • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor; contact tawny.holmes@gallaudet.edu
  • Tuition: $888
  • Instructor: Tawny Holmes
  • Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus
  • Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.


Communication, Language and Cognitive Development: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants and Toddlers (3 credits)

Course Dates Status
PSG 661-OL1 06/14/21 - 08/06/21 OPEN

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This course is the second course in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers and Families: Collaboration and Leadership (ITF) Interdisciplinary Graduate 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.

  • Cross-listings: ITF 701 Com, Language & Cognitive Dev: DHH Infants and Toddlers
  • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor; contact natalie.delgado@gallaudet.edu
  • Tuition: $888
  • Instructor: Natalie Delgado
  • Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus
  • Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.


A Developmental Approach to Programming for Infants/Toddlers and their Families (3 credits)

Course Dates Status
PSG 664-OL1 5/17/21 - 7/9/21 OPEN

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This course is the second course in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers and Families: Collaboration and Leadership (ITF) Interdisciplinary Graduate 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.

  • Cross-listings: ITF 704 A Developmental Approach to Programming for Infants/Toddlers and their Families
  • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor; contact jodee.crace@gallaudet.edu
  • Tuition: $888
  • Instructor: Jodee Crace
  • Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus
  • Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.


Socio-Cltrl & Political Ctxts for DHH Infants, Toddlers and their Families (3 credits)

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This course is the fifth course in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers and Families: Collaboration and Leadership (ITF) Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Program. The course requires both online and on-campus participation. The course will focus on both content and skill development in the areas of assessment and programming.  The collaboration will be emphasized in the assessment and implementation of goals and services for young children and their families. The processes underlying the development of IFSPs and IEP's and transitions from early intervention to preschools will be explored. Strategies and resources will emphasize best practice in interdisciplinary, developmentally and individually appropriate and culturally responsive programming. Candidates for the certificate will present their capstone projects and final portfolios to provide evidence of their knowledge, skills and professional dispositions for working with infants and toddlers who are deaf or hard of hearing, birth-to-three, and their families.  May 18th to June 28th. The majority of the course will be taught asynchronously except for the final two days of the course. From June 26th to June 28th the online course will be synchronous. 

  • Cross-listings: ITF 704-HY01 Developmental Approach to Programming for Infants, Toddler s 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: $888
  • Instructor: Jodee Crace and LaTrice Dowtin
  • RID CMP:
  • Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus
  • Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.


Communication, Language and Cognitive Development: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants and Toddlers (3 credits)

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This course is the third course in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers and Families: Collaboration and Leadership Interdisciplinary Certificate Program. The course requires on-line participation. This course examines the family system's perspectives and the interrelationships among the young child who is deaf or hard of hearing, family, and communities. Family and community cultures, values and beliefs will be explored. Participants will understand the importance of building relationships and the research underlying the importance of family support systems, acceptance, and accommodation. Emphasis will be on collaboration with professionals from different disciplinary backgrounds, leadership advocacy. The course will address strategies and resources that promote family and professional collaboration, family-to-family support networks, and family involvement. 

  • Cross-listings: ITF 701-OL1 Communication, Language and Cognitive Development: Deaf and Hard of Hearing 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: $888
  • Instructor: Bobbie Jo Kite Herbold and Patrick Graham
  • RID CMP:
  • Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus
  • Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.


Socio-Cultural and Political Contexts for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families (3 credits)

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This course is the first course in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers and Families: Collaboration and Leadership (ITF) Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Program and serves as an orientation to the program. This course requires both on-campus and online participation. Participants will examine perspectives on working with young deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and communities and will discuss the historical foundations of birth-to-three programs and services. The impact of early hearing detection and intervention principles and practices on newborn hearing screening and programs will be addressed. The course will provide an overview of the following topics: professionalism, advocacy, ethics, dispositions, diversity, and other factors that impact deaf and hard of hearing infants and toddlers and their families. Resources to support collaboration, leadership,  and change will be included. Evidence-based research and best practice guidelines that benefit deaf and hard of hearing infants and toddlers and their families will be addressed.  May 16th to June 14th. The class will meet from 12p-4p on both Saturday and Sunday (May 16-17) via Zoom, then will resume a traditional online course format until June 14th (with Zoom meetings for 2-3 hours every Sunday).

  • Cross-listings: ITF 700-HY01 Socio-Cultural and Political Contexts for 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: $888
  • Instructor: Tawny Holmes Hlibok and Sarah Honigfeld
  • RID CMP:
  • Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus
  • Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

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Interpreting Education

Working as a Deaf Interpreter (3 credits)

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PST 327-OL1 6/1/21 - 6/30/21 6/1, 6/2, 6/7, 6/8, 6/9, 6/14, 6/16, 6/21, 6/22 and 6/28 7 PM to 9:30 PM Eastern Time OPEN

This course is synchronous.

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This is designed for Deaf students to expand foundational interpreting skills and knowledge of the interpreting profession. This prepares students for the Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI) exam. Students will learn about the history and trends of the field, and study the Code of Professional Conduct (CPC). The course will also provide practice with specialized skills most needed in the Deaf Interpreting field: English to ASL translation, reformulation, and platform interpreting, and Pro-Tactile interpreting skills for working in the DeafBlind community.

  • Cross-listings: None
  • Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor; contact alisha.bronk@gallaudet.edu.
  • Tuition: $888
  • Instructor: Alisha Bronk
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit 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.


Interpreting as a Career (1 credit)

Course Dates Status
PST 325-OL1 7/19/21 - 8/13/21 OPEN

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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.

  • Cross-listings: None
  • Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor; contact mary.lightfoot@gallaudet.edu.
  • Tuition: $296
  • Instructor: Mary Lightfoot
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit 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.


Interpretation Immersion Online: Depiction (2 credits)

Course Dates Days Times Status
PST 354-OL1 7/5/21 - 7/28/21 7/5, 7/7, 7/12, 7/14, 7/19, 7/21, 7/26, and 7/28 7:00pm - 9:30 PM ET OPEN

This course is synchronous.

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This online course is a two-credit adaptation of PST 352 - Interpretation Immersion: Enrich Your Interpretations with Depiction. This online 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 real-time and virtual practice with scientific, medical, and technical texts, and learn to create more effective and engaging translations, using videoconferencing technology and GoReact.
*Note: PST credit is not applicable to a degree program at Gallaudet University. The credits may be accepted at another institution or state depending on their specific credit transfer policies.

  • Cross-listings: None
  • Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor, send a 2-minute video of how you want to improve your ASL skills to alisha.bronk@gallaudet.edu
  • Tuition: $592 plus $35 application fee
  • Instructor: Alisha Bronk
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit 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.


CASLI Generalist Knowledge Exam Preparation

Course Dates Status
PST 170-OL1 7/5/21 - 8/6/21 OPEN

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This course will prepare potential test CDI and NIC candidates to pass the NEW CASLI Generalist Knowledge Fundamentals of Interpreting Examination. The course will cover the content domains sampled in this examination and techniques for handling the type of multiple-choice test questions utilized. Students will take several practice tests with questions in both ASL and English text to gauge their readiness for the actual examination. This course has pass/fail grading.

  • Cross-listings: None
  • Prerequisite: Completion of an ITP/Taken Introduction to Interpreting and Linguistics of ASL/Permission of instructors
  • Tuition: $296 plus $35 application fee
  • Instructor: Yeh Kim and 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 per credit at the introductory content knowledge level. Please click here for Academic Coursework Activity Report Form
  • Course Materials: Purchase your textbook: Master the NIC: Written Notebook
  • Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.


NIC Test Preparation: Interview/Performance

Course Dates Status
PST 326-OL1 7/5/21 - 7/30/21 OPEN

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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.

  • Cross-listings: None
  • Prerequisite: Students must have passed the NIC Written Exam, or have permission of the instructor.
  • Tuition: $296 plus $35 application fee
  • 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 per credit at the introductory content knowledge level. Please click here for Academic Coursework Activity Report Form
  • Course Materials: Purchase your textbooks: Encounters with Reality and Practice NIC DVD
  • Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

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Linguistics

Learning Language by Eye or by Ear (1 credit)

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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. 

  • Cross-listings: None
  • Prerequisite: High school diploma or GED
  • Tuition: PST: $296
  • Instructor: Deborah Chen Pichler
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit at the introductory content knowledge level. Please click here for Academic Coursework Activity Report Form
  • Course Materials: Sign Language Acquisition by Deaf and Hearing Children, a video book in ASL and voiced English available for streaming from Sign Language Acquisition ($75 for lifetime access, $35 for 4-week access)
  • Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.


Sign Language and Sign Systems (3 credits)

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An introduction to the major features of languages and to the structure, use, and variation in the sign languages and sign systems commonly used in the United States. The course will cover four major topics: (1) Language: The nature and definition of languages, the uniqueness of language, and contrasts between language and other forms of communication; (2) Language and Culture: The role of language in human society, with special focus on language acquisition, language identity, and bilingualism; (3) American Sign Language Structure: A survey of the major features of the linguistic structure of ASL. Topics are Phonology: the structure of the physical signals; Morphology: the basic structure and composition of meaningful units of ASL; Syntax: word order and non manual syntactic signals in ASL sentences; (4) Language Variation: Language variation and language contact in the deaf community, including discussions of contact varieties of signing and systems for representing English.

  • Cross-listings: LIN 101 Sign Language and Sign Systems
  • Prerequisite: Contact deanna.gagne@gallaudet.edu to obtain permission to enroll in this course.
  • Tuition: PST: $888
  • Instructor: Deanna Gagne
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit 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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Peer Mentoring

Biological and Psychological Aspects of Hearing Loss (2 credits)

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This course will explore the various aspects of the biopsychosocial model as it relates to hearing loss with particular emphasis on the psychological (affective, behavioral, cognitive) and social impact of hearing loss on individuals, their families and group contexts in which they communicate. Learners will examine the grieving process and crisis as it relates to progressive and sudden onset hearing loss. Parallel reactions of significant others will be investigated. The range of behavioral reactions will be assessed using the assertiveness continuum.
This course will be online. Learning approaches will include articles and book chapters, case studies, real-time discussions, use of discussion forum and PowerPoint presentations. Projects which foster experiential learning will be incorporated for many objectives.

  • Cross-listings: None
  • Prerequisite: Acceptance to Gallaudet Peer Mentoring Program (RERC). For more information on this program, contact: pmta@gallaudet.edu
  • Tuition: PST: $592
  • Instructor: Larry Medwetsky and Sarah Sparks
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit 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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Psychology

Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)

Course Dates Status
PST 405-OL1 05/17/21 - 06/18/21 OPEN

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An introduction to the scientific study of human behavior, providing an overview of the major issues, methods, and contributions of psychology. Content areas include development, language, learning, cognition, physiological psychology, intelligence, and abnormal and social psychology.

  • Cross-listings: PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
  • Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor; contact kallissa.bailey@gallaudet.edu
  • Tuition: $888
  • Instructor: Kallissa Bailey
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit at the introductory content knowledge level. Please click here for Academic Coursework Activity Report Form
  • Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus


Psychology and Deaf People (3 credits)

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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.

  • Cross-listings: PSY 270 Psychology and Deaf People
  • Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C in PSY 101 and permission of the instructor.
  • Tuition: PST: $888
  • Instructor: Raylene Paludneviciene
  • RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs per credit 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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