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Tips for Instructors: Teaching Deaf Students Online

  • Topics

    Distance Learning > How to Provide Distance Learning, Distance Learning > Instructional Resources
  • Age Group

    Elementary, High School, Middle School, PreK-K

  • Audience

    Local Education Agency, Principals, Related Service Providers, State Education Agency, Teacher

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  • Author

    The National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes

When teaching online, instructors have an important role in supporting and ensuring the success of students — especially deaf students. Online courses need to be accessible for deaf students. This resource outlines some key tips to think about when designing online courses and planning for course materials that are a good fit for online instruction. This resource is designed for college instructors but can be applicable to all online teaching.