Working with Multilingual Immigrant Students who are Deaf

by Millicent Musyoka

The experiences of Multilingual immigrant Deaf students (MIDS) include an intersection of variables associated with language, culture, literacy, and immigration, making the teaching and learning process more complex. This course will examine the learners' experiences, educational accommodations, teachers' assumptions, creating an inclusive classroom, and strategies for teaching MIDS.

Course Curriculum

    1. Course Handouts

    2. Working with Multilingual Immigrant Students who are Deaf – Module 1 – 18 minutes

    3. Working with Multilingual Immigrant Students who are Deaf – Module 2 – 17 minutes

    4. Working with Multilingual Immigrant Students who are Deaf – Module 3 – 17 minutes

    5. Working with Multilingual Immigrant Students who are Deaf – Module 4 – 17 minutes

    6. Working with Multilingual Immigrant Students who are Deaf – Module 5 – 19 minutes

    7. Working with Multilingual Immigrant Students who are Deaf – Module 6 – 17 minutes

    8. Working with Multilingual Immigrant Students who are Deaf – Module 7 – 17 minutes

    9. Quiz - Working with Multilingual Immigrant Students who are Deaf

    10. COURSE EVALUATION - Working with Multilingual Immigrant Students who are Deaf

    11. ASHA Verification Form - Working with Multilingual Immigrant Students who are Deaf

    12. LSLS CEU Letter - Working with Multilingual Immigrant Students who are Deaf

3 Learner Outcomes

  • Describe multilingual immigrant Deaf students’ experiences and accommodations in education
  • Explain the process of creating an inclusive classroom with multilingual immigrant Deaf students
  • Examine specific strategies for teaching IMDL

Meet Your Instructor

Millicent Musyoka

Dr. Millicent Musyoka is an Associate Professor in the Deaf Studies & Deaf Education department at Lamar University. She has a Ph. D. in Deaf Education from Gallaudet University. Dr. Musyoka was a deaf education leader in Kenya, where she worked as the lead curriculum specialist in deaf education at the Kenya Institute of Education, Curriculum, and Research Center. Her research interests are in the early language and literacy development of deaf children, deaf with multiple disabilities, multicultural education, teacher training, and online learning and teaching.