Victorian Deaf Education Institute
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EDUC6858 Advanced Pedagogy in Signed Language

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This course, EDUC6858 Advanced Pedagogy in Signed Language, is run in conjunction with RIBDC Renwick Centre and the University of Newcastle. This course develops advanced knowledge and a high level of competence in the use of signed language for pedagogical purposes. It provides participants with opportunities to develop their skills in teaching ...
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calendarMay 06
Introduction to TEWL and TOWL: Twilight, 6 May 2015, 4pm – 7pm
The TEWL-3 and TOWL-4 are comprehensive diagnostic tests of written expression providing insight into a child’s understanding about language and his/her ability to use the writing tools of language as well as their ability to construct a story when ...
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calendarMay 17
Auditory-Verbal Therapy Basics Current level of functioning: 17 May 2015, 9am – 4pm
This course will detail a method for assessing a child/student on your caseload or in your classroom in order to determine their functioning level. Participants will learn how to use functional assessments as well as data from standardised or formal...
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calendarMay 29
Auditory Processing Basics
The aim of this short course is for participants to gain insight into the diagnosis and management of Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD). Site-of-lesion, clinical presentation, definitions and terminology used will be described. Assessment ...
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calendarApr 30
Supporting Adolescents in Transition to Post-School Education and Employment - Webinar Series
This professional learning program is for teachers of the deaf (TODs) who support students who are deaf or hard of hearing in secondary school settings. It will facilitate improved outcomes from collaborative planning with mainstream teachers and ca...
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calendarMar 31
Literacy Instruction for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing - Quick facts
Dr Susan Easterbrooks and Dr Stacey Tucci are American academics who delivered a two day workshop at the VDEI in January. It was based on the book Literacy Instruction for Students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing written by Dr Easterbrooks ... read more
calendarMar 26
Peer Observation of Teaching - Guide
The Peer Observation of Teaching program (the Program) is organised by the Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI).The Program provides an opportunity for five (5) Victorian teachers of the deaf to visit an interstate deaf education setting (H... read more
calendarMar 24
C-Print extension March 2015
Commencing in term 2, VDEI is implementing an extension of the C-Print project, completed in four Victorian schools in term 4, 2015.  An invitation has been extended to the schools involved in the project to participate in the extension of the C-Pri... read more
calendarMar 24
The role of context in conversation by Dr. Norm Erber
What is context? Context refers to everything that happens before, during, or after someone speaks. The current situation often influences what people say. Each spoken word is usually associated with other words, phrases, or sentences that precede ... read more
Dr Susan Easterbrooks and Dr Stacey Tucci are American academics who delivered a two day workshop at the VDEI in January. It was based on the book Literacy Instruction for Students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing written by Dr Easterbrooks and Dr Beal-Alvarez. Their workshop explained the research-based findings of how to teach literacy effectively.  Attendees also received training in the new ‘Foundations of Literacy’ program for deaf or hard of hearing students. Dr Tucci has writt...