Tools and Handouts

File Section Topic Description
Teaching Pace Handout Teaching Several A listing of the Top Ten Things that Deaf/HH students want you to know
Teaching Pace Handout Teaching Pace Handout: Microsoft Word document containing strategies to slow the pace of your instruction and reduce the amount of material you cover in class.
Teaching Pace Handout: Microsoft Word document containing an in-class evaluation form you can (modify and) use to obtain feedback from students on if your strategies for slowing pace are successful.
Teaching Attention Handout Teaching Attention Handout: Microsoft Word document containing a note you can give to students who are talking in class and thus interrupting the class.
Teaching Pace Handout Teaching Point of Reference Handout: Microsoft Word document containing an in-class evaluation form you can use to obtain feedback on if your strategies for using point of reference are successful. It asks students for feedback on whether or not you are allowing them sufficient time to follow the flow of exchanges.
Teaching CallingonStudents Handout Teaching Calling on Students Handout: Microsoft Word document containing a handout you can give to students (or include in your syllabus), that explains the need to allow everyone to follow class discussion. It also explains a device you could use, such as holding a ball, in order to speak. This ensures turn-taking in class.
Communication Pace Handout Communication Pace Image: Post this on the wall of your office. It will serve as a simple reminder when you leave your office, that you bring a drink to sip during class as a way to slow your presentation.
Communication HHStudents Handout Communication HH Students Image: Post this on the back wall of your classrooms. It will serve as a reminder that you should speak only when the image is in your field of vision. This will prevent you from speaking ‘to the board’ and help to ensure that you are facing the class when speaking.
SupportServices Interpreting Handout Support Services Interpreting Checklist: Microsoft Word document that you can use when meeting with the interpreter to ensure that appropriate services are provided.
SupportServices Live Captioning Handout Support Services Live Captioning Checklist: Microsoft Word document that you can use when meeting with the captionist to ensure that appropriate services are provided.
SupportServices MaterialsandMedia Handout Support Services Materials and Media Handout: Draft of university policy regarding the use of captioned media; alter it as needed for your institution.
SupportServices Notetaking Handout Support Services Notetaking Checklist: Use when meeting with the notetaker to ensure that appropriate services are provided.
Environment GroupWork Handout Environment Group Work Handot: Microsoft Word document  that you can give to students working in groups; the content of the page establishes communication rules for students.