EDST623-19X (D) General non-calendar-based 2019 (Distance)

Practicum in Deaf and Hard of Hearing

30 points
11 Feb 2019 - 10 Nov 2019

Description

A supervised practicum in the area of Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper should be able to:

1. Demonstrate competence, confidence and cultural awareness in preparing for a practicum including developing and evaluating evidence-based practices in the area of Deaf education;
2. Demonstrate competence, confidence and cultural awareness in completing a supervised field practicum in the area of Deaf education;
3. Demonstrate professional skills relating to working in the area of Deaf education by linking practice to theory and research;
4. Demonstrate an understanding of cultural concepts and practices as they apply to Deaf education.

Pre-requisites

Co-requisites

Timetable 2019

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 13:00 C1 Lecture Theatre (4/7)
C3 Lecture Theatre (4/7)
1 Jul - 7 Jul
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 09:00 - 13:00 C1 Lecture Theatre (5/7)
C3 Lecture Theatre (5/7)
1 Jul - 7 Jul
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 09:00 - 13:00 C1 Lecture Theatre (3/7)
C2 Lecture Theatre (3/7)
C3 Lecture Theatre (3/7)
1 Jul - 7 Jul
Lecture D
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 15:00 - 17:00 C1 Lecture Theatre (5/7)
C3 Lecture Theatre (5/7)
1 Jul - 7 Jul
Workshop B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 13:00 - 15:00 Rehua 329 1 Jul - 7 Jul
Workshop C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 13:00 - 17:00 C1 Lecture Theatre (3/7)
C2 Lecture Theatre (3/7)
C3 Lecture Theatre (3/7)
Rehua 002 Lectorial (3/7)
Rehua 101 Lectorial (3/7)
Rehua 429 (3/7)
Rehua 529 (3/7)
Rehua 530 (3/7)
1 Jul - 7 Jul

Timetable Note

Compulsory block course 1 (Massey University, Albany campus): 11 – 13 February 2019
Compulsory block course 2 (University of Canterbury, Christchurch): 3 - 5 July 2019

Course Coordinator

Denise Powell

Lecturers

Denise Powell and Thora Huebner (NZSL Senior Tutor)

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Practicum Plan 05 Apr 2019 40% Learning Outcome 1
Practicum Portfolio 14 Oct 2019 60% Learning outcome 2,3,4

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Bullard, C. & Luckner, J; The Itinerant Teacher’s Handbook; 2nd; 2013.

Required Text
McKee, R.L. (2015) New Zealand Sign Language – A reference grammar. Bridget Williams Books

This is an e-book only and available from: http://bwb.co.nz/books/new-zealand-sign-language

Additional Course Outline Information

Academic integrity

All forms of dishonest practice are taken seriously and penalties may result.

University of Canterbury students should refer to Regulation J of the General Course
and Examination Regulations and information is also available here -
http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/ucpolicy/index.aspx

Other specific requirements

Students are expected to actively engage in New Zealand Sign Language learning and are required to demonstrate their increased knowledge and skill in using NZSL prior to graduating from this course.

E-Learning Tools

This programme uses Moodle as the online learning environment.

Please note that this learning environment is not hosted via the websites of either
University (Stream at MU or Learn at UC) but is an independent website designed
specifically for this programme and hosted by a 3rd party provider contracted by the
Universities.

Students should submit assignments as outlined in the individual paper guidelines. Mostly, this will be able to be completed online. However in some circumstances paper copies may be required and submitted.

It is the responsibility of the students to check their Internet access and ability to submit their work via the online system.  Any technical difficulties should be notified well in advance of the due date so that assistance can be provided or alternative arrangements can be negotiated. (Students who have unreliable internet access are advised to attend to this early in the course to prevent last minute pressures.) For ICT help call our free call number 0508 UC IT HELP (0508 824 843) or on 03 369 5000. Monday to  Friday, 8am to 5pm (excluding public and university holidays).

Important Regulations

11. Completion of Non-Academic Requirements
In order to graduate with the Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching endorsed in Deaf and Hard of Hearing, a student must pass the Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI) with a minimum standard of Novice Plus.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,847.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 10 people apply to enrol.

For further information see School of Health Sciences.

All EDST623 Occurrences

  • EDST623-19X (D) General non-calendar-based 2019 (Distance)