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EDDH 560. Extended Practicum and Seminar. (3-6).

This course is a practicum experience in teaching children and youth who are deaf and hard of hearing in school settings (elementary, middle or high school). The focus is on a systematic sequence of observations, applications, and evaluations of various pedagogical approaches in a variety of settings with various types of children who are deaf and hard of hearing. The candidate plans instruction for the class based on state-mandated content area standards. This course stresses the implementation of individual educational plans (IEPs) towards the achievement of English language literacy. Theory and research are integrated into a teaching experience designed to provide D/HH education specialists with a multiplicity of strategies and techniques for providing instruction for students with hearing loss, in collaboration with paraprofessionals, general educators, speech/language therapists, audiologists and other school professionals across the spectrum of educational options.