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DHHE

Learning outcomes:
  1. Develop and apply foundational knowledge and theories of educational thought, including various epistemological frameworks to the implementation of their teaching practice.
  2. Analyze various linguistic, social and cultural perspectives in Deaf Education, and how they contribute to cognitive and academic development of students.
  3. Collaborate effectively in various educational settings with other service professionals who are involved in the education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing students.
Course Information: for a full description of each course please visit the online course catalog

General/Special Education Courses: 6 credits

  • ED 611 Theories of Teaching and Learning (3)
  • SPED 646 Law and Special Education (3)

Deaf Education Courses: 36 credits

  • DHHE 611 Foundations of Deaf Education (3)
  • DHHE 644 Curriculum Methods in Deaf Education (3)
  • DHHE 623 Academic Discourse in DHHE (3)
  • DHHE 683 Ethical Practices in Working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students (3)
  • DHHE 643 Instructional Approaches and Classroom Management in DHHE (3)
  • DHHE 645 Language and Literacy Applications in Deaf Classrooms (3)
  • DHHE 646 Assessment Principles and Practices (3)
  • DHHE 656 Educational Environments for Students with Hearing Loss (3)
  • DHHE 665 Teaching Deaf and Hard of Hearing Learners with Multiple Disabilities (3)
  • DHHE 648 Educational Audiology and Spoken English Development (3)
  • DHHE 650 Multiculturalism in Deaf Education (3)
  • DHHE 625 Structure of ASL and English in the Classroom (3)

Additional Requirements for Deaf Education: 26 credits

  • DHHE 609 Practicum (1): 3 credits total
  • DHHE 639 Student Teaching (8) and DHHE 640 Student Teaching (8): 16 credits total
  • DHHE 630 Special Independent Project (1)
  • DHHE 641 Portfolio (3) and DHHE 642 Portfolio (3): 6 credits total
Course Rotation

YEAR ONE

FALL
(12 Credits)
DHHE 611 (3) ED 611 (3) DHHE 683 (3) DHHE 623 (3)
WINTER
(10 credits)
DHHE 644 (3) DHHE 643 (3) DHHE 650 (3) DHHE 609 (1)
SPRING
(10 credits)
DHHE 645 (3) DHHE 648 (3) DHHE 656 (3) DHHE 609 (1)
SUMMER
(4 credits)
DHHE 665 (3) DHHE 630 (1)

YEAR TWO

FALL
(10 Credits)
SPED 646 (3) DHHE 646 (3) DHHE 625 (3) DHHE 609 (1)
WINTER
(11 credits)
DHHE 639 (8) DHHE 641 (3)
SPRING
(11 credits)
DHHE 640 (8) DHHE 642 (3)

CONTACT US: dsps@wou.edu

 
Patrick Graham Dr. Patrick Graham Program Coordinator & Asst. Professor Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education Program grahamp@wou.edu. Kathy Heide Kathy Heide Administrative Program Assistant Division of Deaf Studies and Professional Studies heidek@wou.edu | 503-838-8322