PCC/ CCOG / ITP

Course Content and Outcome Guide for ITP 285

Course Number:
ITP 285
Course Title:
Deaf Studies Internship
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
30
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Students gain practical experience working under the supervision of onsite mentors in an agency that serves deaf people. Prerequisite: Fifth term standing in the Sign Language Interpretation Program or Deaf Studies Program.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of this course, students will have communication skills and experience working in an agency that serves Deaf adults or children. Students will be able to:
• Work as a member of a team
• Determine consumers€™ language use
• Apply the RID Code of Ethics in terms of confidentiality and impartiality
• Behave in a professional manner
 
 

Course Activities and Design

 Students will begin by observing activities at the placement site. During the second week of placement they will meet with their mentors to determine appropriate tasks for them. 
Beginning with the third week of placement interns will, with the permission of their mentors and Deaf consumers, gradually begin to take over these tasks until they can function independently in the setting.
 

Outcome Assessment Strategies

On-site evaluation by Department Chairs and/or internship instructor. At least one Deaf and one hearing evaluator should be used. Weekly journals and other
written assignments will also be evaluated, although onsite evaluations will constitute the primary means of assessment. Students must earn a total of 99 hours to receive credit for the course. 

Related Instruction

Computation
Hours: 5

Outcomes:

-Determine consumers€™ language use

Activities:

Upon completion of this course students will have communication skills and experience working in an agency that serves Deaf adults or children.
Students will be able to:

 

Communication
Hours: 45

Outcomes:  

- Work as a member of a team
-Determine consumers€™ language use
-Apply the RID Code of Ethics in terms of confidentiality and impartiality
-Behave in a professional manner. 12.2008
 

Human Relations
Hours: 45

 

Outcomes:  

- Work as a member of a team
-Determine consumers€™ language use
-Behave in a professional manner. 12.2008