COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE FALL 2011: (TENTATIVE)

DATE

LECTURE TOPIC

READING ASSIGNMENTS

WEEK 1

July 5-7

Due the following class

 

 

WEDNESDAY

Oct 5

Warm-Up Activity
Syllabus;
Classroom Communication Protocols

What is the Role of a SSP?

Sighted Guide Techniques Part 1;

Practice Activities

Read Guidelines: Chapter 1 Introduction, Ch 2 Daily Life and Resources of DB People and  Chapter 6 Guiding  

 

 

WEDNESDAY
Oct 12

Discuss Chapter 1: Introduction to the Deaf-Blind Community

Sighted Guide Techniques Part 2

Practice Sighted Guiding

Read Guidelines  Chapter 14: SSP: Definition and Role & Ch: 4 Manners

 

 

WEDNESDAY

Oct 19

Discuss  Ch. 2: Daily Life and Resources of Deaf Blind People and Chapter 6: Guiding

Read: Guidelines: Chapter  7: Communication & Ch 11: Physical Environment

WEDNESDAY

Oct 26

Chapter 14: SSP Roles and Manners

Review Guiding Techniques

Partners Guiding Activity

Read Ch. 13: Describing What You See

WEDNESDAY

Nov 2

 

 

 

 

Sighted Guide Demonstration/Test  (2 hours)

Read Guidelines Chapter 16: Interpreting: Practical Considerations & Special Skills


*DBSC SSP Training Fri night Nov 4 & 5th Saturday all day-You’re encouraged to attend!!

WEDNESDAY

Nov 9

Lecture: Tunnel Vision Interaction/Interpreting

Practice Session

Read Ch. 3: Themes

 

WEDNESDAY

Nov 16

 

Interpreting Visual/Environmental Info

Practice Session

Read Chapter 9: Tactile Language

 

WEDNESDAY

Nov 23

Ethics of Interaction/Interpreting for the Deaf-Blind

 

Read Chapter 10: Modifying Tactile Language and  Chapter 18: Developing a Community

 

WEDNESDAY

Nov 30

Lecture: Communication & Visual Problems

Tactile Communication Practice

Read Chapter 17: Assertiveness and
Read Ch. 19: Authority, Power & Control

WEDNESDAY

Dec 7

Visual Information Test
 Review
DB Video

 

Read Chapter 20: Meetings Including Deaf-Blind People,  Chapter 21: Why I Volunteer, and Chapter 22: Last Words
Due: DB Interaction Report

WEDNESDAY

Dec 14

Visual Information Test
Final  Written Test