Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

Teaching American Sign Language M.A.: Licensure: World Languages (Grades K-12)

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

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Degree Requirements — 42 Credits

Required Major Core Credits — 3 credit hours

SRM 600Introduction to Graduate Research

3

Required Emphasis Credits — 27 credit hours

TASL 501First and Second Language Acquisition in ASL

3

TASL 502ASL Teaching Methods

3

TASL 503ASL Assessment and Testing

3

TASL 504ASL Curriculum Development and Design

3

TASL 505Teaching Deaf Community, Culture, and ASL Literature

3

TASL 506Contemporary Professional Issues in Teaching ASL

3

TASL 507ASL Research Methods

3

TASL 593Practicum for ASL Teaching I

3

TASL 594Practicum for ASL Teaching II

3

Required Professional Teacher Education Program Courses for Initial Teacher Licensure Graduate Students — 12 credit hours

EDF 500Conceptions of Schooling

3

EDRD 523Academic Language/Literacy Development for Diverse Learners in School Settings

3

EDSE 509Strategies for Students with Exceptionalities

3

PSY 500Educational Psychology for Teachers

3

All students are expected to complete two teaching practica experiences, a portfolio, and a research project as part of their graduation requirements.

Teacher education and educator preparation licensure programs do not accept Professional Teacher Education Program (PTEP) or field based courses that are more than ten years old. PLEASE NOTE: Teacher Candidates have the right to petition this policy at the discretion of the program coordinator.