A world-class institute of changemakers in the deaf and signing community.
Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
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Director:Dr. Cindy Officer
ODCP Student Learning Outcomes
Language & Communication: Students will use American Sign Language (ASL) and written English to communicate effectively with diverse audience, for a variety of purposes, and in a variety of settings through written and video products.
Critical Thinking: Students will summarize, synthesize, and critically analyze their learning experience from multiple sources in order to draw well-supported conclusions and problem solutions based on their program study and career plan.
Relating Identities & Cultural Self-Awareness Principles: Students will demonstrate how their self-identities contribute to their well being while being aware and sensitive to the range of diversity in society.
Knowledge & Inquiry: Students will demonstrate understanding of major concepts, theoretical perspective in their selected field of study, representative relevant research findings, and their career plan.
Ethics and Social Responsibility: Students will demonstrate ethical and social responsibility for learning and meeting the professional standards of the academic community and their study field.
Information Literacy through Technology: Students will be able to demonstrate competency in using technology to meet their learning goals.
6.1 Articulate and set personal learning goals.
6.2 Reflect on their learning process to improve their learning outcomes.
6.3 Use technology as a tool to research, organize, evaluate and communicate information.
6.4 Curate information from digital sources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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Spring 2021 – Dec 12Fall 2021 – May 15