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Social Perspectives on Deafness and Deaf Education - SPED935

This unit provides students with a broad context for professional practice in education of deaf and hard of hearing learners. It will introduce students to the historical background and current settings, policies and approaches used in deaf education. Socio-cultural contexts of deaf people’s lives will be explored, including the role of spoken and signed languages and identity and social-emotional development.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 External - Session 1, External (with on campus sessions)

Staff Contact(s): Dr Breda Carty, Ms Claire Farrington

Admission to MDisabilityStud or GradDipAuslEngInt Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Educational Studies

Faculty of Human Sciences

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