Student Teaching, Course DHH682B

Course Description

Twelve weeks or 60 days of full-day supervised teaching with Deaf and Hard of Hearing students. Candidates are supervised by a teacher with a clear Deaf and Hard of Hearing credential and by University Supervisor with at least three years of pre-K to 12 classroom experience. The course is graded satisfactory (S) or unsatisfactory (U).

Learning Outcomes

  • integrate and apply the knowledge and skills described within the 13 Teacher Performance Expectations (TPE’s): TPE 1: Specific Pedagogical Skills for Subject Matter Instruction TPE 2: Monitoring Learning during Instruction (based on student’s IEP) TPE 3: Interpretations and Use of Assessments TPE 4: Making Content Accessible TPE 5: Student Engagement TPE 6: Developmentally Appropriate Teaching Practices TPE 7: Teaching English Learners TPE 8: Learning About Students TPE 9: Instructional Planning TPE 10: Instructional Planning [time] TPE 11: Social Environment TPE 12: Professional, Legal, and Ethical Obligations TPE 13: Professional Growth


The Candidate will be assigned to an educational setting for students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing for a minimum of 6 hrs daily with a site supervisor who has a Clear Deaf and Hard of Hearing Credential. The Candidate will complete 12 weeks of student teaching in this placement. It is expected that shortly after the first week in the setting the candidate will begin teaching groups of students. By the end of the second month, candidates should be teaching full time in the setting. A National University Supervisor will be assigned to observe and evaluate the candidate. The NU Supervisor and the Supervising Teacher will complete a minimum of 6 observations (twice each month) and a formative and summative assessment during the three months of student teaching. Candidates must score a level 3 or higher on each element of the summative (final) assessment in order to successfully pass the student teaching experience.



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