ERIC Number: ED228786
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Towards a Communication Curriculum for Hearing-Impaired Pupils: Report of the National Workshop on Language Curriculum Development for Hearing-Impaired Pupils (Melbourne, Australia, November 23-27, 1980). Occasional Paper Number One.
Power, D. J., Ed.
Information on curriculum development, teaching methods, and research and evaluation needs for communication curricula for hearing impaired pupils is presented in this report of a Melbourne (Australia) workshop. In addition to summary statements of the workshop sessions, the following two papers are presented: "On the Provision of Authentic Language Learning Environments for Hearing-Impaired Pupils" (D. J. Power); and "Approaches to the Teaching of Language to Hearing-Impaired Pupils" (M. S. Hollingshead). The workshop topics include: principles for communication curriculum development for the hearing impaired; curriculum techniques and materials; features of conversational approaches in language programming; features of activity-based learning approaches for the development of communication competence, a list of 24 materials/curricula for teaching communication competence, a list of 22 materials for evaluating communication competence, criteria for selecting and evaluating instructional material, and an article entitled, "Daily Round Communication Activities Collection" (D. J. Power). (SEW)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Curriculum Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Hearing Impairments, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Speech Communication, Teaching Methods
Centre for Human Dev. Studies, D. J. Power, Brisbane College of Adv. Ed., Mt. Gravatt Camp., P.O. Box 82, Mt. Gravatt, Queensland, Australia, 4122 ($1.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Australian Schools Commission, Canberra.; Australian Education Research and Development Committee, Canberra.
Authoring Institution: Mount Gravatt Coll. of Advanced Education, Mt. Gravatt (Australia).