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Tips for Teaching Deaf Students Online

Tips for Instructors:  Teaching Deaf Students Online

The National Deaf Center (NDC) on Postsecondary Outcomes shares tips for teaching deaf students online.  These tips include:

  • Start a Continuing Dialogue.
  • Consider the Pros and Cons of Synchronous Versus Asynchronous Approaches.
  • Present course content and materials in a range of diverse media. 
  • Engage Students in Interactive Discussions.
  • Establish Clear Guidelines and Communication Protocols.
  • Ensure That Instructional Materials and Media Are Accessible.
  • Work Closely With Service Providers.
  • Be Flexible!


They also share a checklist for teaching deaf students online, and tips for ensuring accessibility.

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Posted on June 23, 2020
Updated on: June 23, 2020