Academics

Overview

Teaching and Language Assessment (TLA) is a resource to support new faculty in their classroom instruction, language use, and interaction with students. This is also a way of preparing these faculty members for Classroom Discourse Observation (CDO). This is to support Gallaudet’s bilingual mission. 

These assessments provide faculty members with constructive feedback to foster development and improvement within an ongoing activity (teaching). There are two parts to TLA. The first part, TLA-A, focuses on Topic Management and Classroom Management, and the second part, TLA-B, focuses on Topic Management and Language Skills. 

TLA-A is for faculty members with various levels of proficiency in ASL. To move up to TLA-B, one needs to satisfactorily complete the TLA-A Assessment and be able to communicate with students without using interpreters. 

Throughout the program, the faculty member will be videotaped and get personalized feedback via reports and meetings. They will learn what their strengths are and what areas they need to work on. 

To begin the process, the ASL Diagnosticians will contact you for a meeting.

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Teaching and Learning Assessment (TLA)

Monday
9:00 am-5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am-5:00 pm

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