UNIMAK Bachelor of Education in Deaf Education Course

By | December 13, 2019

University of Makeni UNIMAK Bachelor of Education in Deaf Education Course

UNIMAK Bachelor of Education in Deaf Education Course – see details below:

DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS (SEN)

CERTIFICATE, DIPLOMA, BACHELOR OF EDUCATION IN DEAF EDUCATION

The department seeks to introduce mainstream teachers to Special Educational Needs (SEN) in mainstream schools, special schools, and special classes at pre-school and primary levels.

By the end of this course, students will be expected to have achieved:

A basic understanding of the concepts and practice of Special Educational Needs (SEN) Awareness of the concept of inclusion in relation to SENs

Knowledge of a range of educational environments for pupils with SEN

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Diploma (2 years): Minimum two (2) years’ experience educating hearing impaired children Teachers’ Certificate in Deaf Education

Competency Tests by St. Joseph’s Staff in English, Maths, Finger-Spelling, and two subjects of choice

COURSE STRUCTURE

Diploma (Years 1 and 2)

35

37

MODULES

Language and communication for deaf and hearing impaired

Development of deaf and hearing impaired children

Education and management for deaf and hearing impaired pupils

Audiology and Acoustics

Teaching and learning in deaf education

ASSESSMENT

There are three elements to assessment:

Modules 1-4 each consist of six units. Each unit represents 12 credit hours (i.e. 2 credit hours per unit.)

These four modules are assessed by:

Set Tasks

Final Written Exams

Module 5 is assessed on:

Evidence of competence in practical teaching (2 assessments per semester, 8 total)

Set Tasks (related to classroom work)

Teaching Placement Folder

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