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Live or Face-to-Face Classes: Deaf Tips: Before: Agenda and Time Slots

Before: Getting Ready: Agenda and Time Slots

Before all Meetings, Prepare and Send out An Agenda

Agenda for Classes

For classes, it is especially important to have an agenda as it helps everyone to be on the same page, especially with diverse communication modes. (Include interpreters and/or captionists). 

Include the topics, allotted time, and names of people who will talk.

Sample Agenda with Time Slots and Speakers

Thursday, July 15
1:00-1:30: Discuss homework assignment and review (all)-30 mins

1:30-1:45: Teach new math concept (Professor)-15 mins

1:45-2:00-Practice and review (all)-15 mins

An Agenda

-Benefit: to all
        -All know topic ahead of time 

        -Prepare questions, comments, do research

-Benefit for Visual Language/Interpreted Message utilizers
-Keep track of topics being interpreted
          Ex: DHH will know in 5 mins, topic change will occur

-Benefit to interpreter and captionist:
        -Know topic

         Ex: Easier to prep, research ahead 

         Ex.: Easier to interpret, knowing these topics

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