Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this training, the student will be able to:

  • The student will be able to discuss the requirements in processing calls from a person who is Deaf or hard of hearing.

  • The student will be able to differentiate between different kinds of hearing aids.

  • The student will be able to list three types of hearing aids.

  • The student will be able to explain cochlear implants.

  • The student will be able to explain the controversy surrounding cochlear implants in the Deaf community.

  • The student will be able to explain implanted devices which help with hearing loss.

  • The student will be able to discuss assisted listening devices used by persons who are hard of hearing or Deaf.

  • The student will be able to explain different types of phones used by persons who are Deaf or hard of hearing.

  • The student will be able to discuss closed captioning on television programs.

Course Content

  • 1

    Course Documentation

    • Online Course Acknowledgement

    • Expectations for Online Students

    • Learning Objectives

    • Course Operation

  • 2

    TDD Refresher - Introduction

    • Introduction

    • Most of Us Take Calling 911 for Granted. That Needs to Change

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 3

    TDD Refresher - Hearing Aids

    • Hearing Aids.pdf

    • How Hearing Aids Work

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 4

    TDD Refresher - Cochlear Implants

    • Cochlear Implants

    • How A Cochlear Implant Works by Advanced Bionics

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 5

    TDD Refresher - Implanted Devices

    • Implanted Devices

    • How the Cochlear™ Baha® Connect System Works

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 6

    TDD Refresher - Assisted Listening Devices

    • Assistive Listening Devices.pdf

    • Hearing Assistive Technology at the Movies

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 7

    TDD Refresher - Phones

    • Phones.pdf

    • Amplified Phone With Answering Machine

    • CapTel Captioned Telephone

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 8

    TDD - Closed Captions

    • Closed Captions.pdf

    • What Are The Legal Mandates Related To Closed Captioning

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 9

    TDD Refresher - Alarms

    • Alarms

    • Get Alarmed Kansas offers free smoke alarms for deaf and hard-of-hearing residents

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 10

    TDD Refresher - Conclusion

    • Conclusion.pdf

    • Duracell_ Trust Your Power - NFL's Derrick Coleman, Seattle Seahawks

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 11

    Course Exam

    • Final Exam

  • 12

    Course Evaluation

    • Course Evaluation - Required