Courses in Deaf Education
Register for classes using WebAdvisor. Review the online Class Schedule for class dates and times. Course descriptions are available in the Catalog. Contact a Deaf Studies Division counselor with your questions or to review academic program requirements.
A sampling of courses for this discipline includes (not a complete list):
- DEAF-311 Introduction to American Deaf Culture
- DEAF-312 Linguistics of American Sign Language
- DEAF-330 Educating the Deaf
- DEAF-331 Counseling the Deaf
- DEAF-332 Development of the Deaf Child
- DEAF-343 Field Work in Deaf Education
Most Ohlone College classes require the purchase of a textbook, and some classes require the purchase of online access codes (also known as keys) or other supplies. Most of these purchases are available at the Ohlone College Bookstore. The exact textbook and other specific costs are now available for each section on WebAdvisor (select "Book Info").
Students may go to the Ohlone College Bookstore website to find the textbook(s), access codes (keys), or supplies for their class(es). Students may be required to pay additional fees for access to online resources that are not available through the Ohlone College Bookstore. Additional supplies may be required and will be listed on the course syllabus on the first day of classes. Please check with your instructor.
More at Textbooks: Information and Purchasing, including Online Orders, Newark Center Textbooks and Supplies, Book Buybacks, and Textbook Costs.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the courses in this discipline, the student will have acquired the following knowledge and skills:
- Develop individualized Student Education Plans outlining personal, educational, and career goals using multiple measures.
- Chart personal, educational, and career plans beyond Ohlone.
- Identify jobs within the field of Deaf education that would match their personal interests and skills.
- Identify strengths and weaknesses of various communication methods, language options, and placement sites that are currently being used with Deaf children in educational settings.