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Subtitles: English

Learner Career Outcomes

75%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

25%

got a pay increase or promotion

Shareable Certificate

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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 5 hours to complete

Suggested: 2 hours per module....

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Module 1: Discrimination and Audism

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 11 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Introduction of the Interpreter (English)43s
Introduction of the Interpreter (Sign Language)59s
Outline of the Course46s
History of Oppression2m
Audism1m
Instructor's Personal Experience3m
2 readings
Grading Policy10m
Video and Article10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz4m
Week
2

Week 2

30 minutes to complete

Module 2: What is American Deaf Culture? - An Introduction

30 minutes to complete
8 videos (Total 16 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
Group Labels1m
Deaf & deaf2m
Hard-of-hearing1m
Deafened2m
Hearing1m
Hearing impaired Deaf and Dumb2m
Instructor's personal experience2m
1 reading
Video and Articles10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz4m
Week
3

Week 3

22 minutes to complete

Module 3: "My Child is born deaf" - Language acquisition

22 minutes to complete
11 videos (Total 18 min)
11 videos
Manually Coded English1m
Signed English1m
Total Communication39s
Oralism1m
Cued Speech46s
Home Sign1m
Rochester Method1m
American Sign Language3m
Language Comparison1m
Instructor's Personal Experience3m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz4m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Module 4: What is American Deaf Culture? - an Overview

1 hour to complete
10 videos (Total 23 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
10 videos
Cultural vs. Pathological view1m
Language/communication1m
Identity1m
Core values1m
Rules of Social Interaction4m
Tradition2m
Assistive Technology2m
Shared experiences2m
Instructor's personal experience3m
1 reading
Video and articles10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz4m

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