Blumberg Center for
Interdisciplinary Studies in Special Education

indiana deafblind services project

training module:
learners who are deaf OR hard of hearing

Joan Houghton, Ed.D.

Module Description - Instructional Outcomes - Instructional Events
Instructional Evaluation - Discussion List


Above Expectation:

Completes ALL 6 "Tasks for Completion and Discussion" assignments. The learner demonstrates and understands which students qualify for hearing services; understands the function and nature of the hearing system; understands the critical role hearing conditions have on learning; recognizes common causes of hearing losses for young learners and learners with deafblindness; identifies medical or clinical hearing assessments; identifies and conducts educational hearing assessments and screenings; and implements results from conducting an environmental assessment that meets the learner's needs.

Meets Expectation:

Completes four out of six "Task for Completion and Discussion" assignments. The learner can generally identify which students would be candidates for hearing services; summarize ideas involved in understanding the hearing system and the relationships between hearing conditions and hearing assessments; and understand the results of the environmental assessments to meet the learner's needs.

Below Expectation:

Completes less than four "Task for Completion and Discussion" assignments. The learner recognizes what students would qualify for hearing services under the federal and state laws; understands the critical role hearing conditions have for students; understands the differences among medical hearing assessments, educational hearing assessments, and hearing screenings; and recognizes how to make environmental changes to meet the learner's needs.

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