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Members: Lead: Susan Leninhan


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Charge: To identify strategies for working with teacher preparation programs.

An online survey was sent to the program directors of teacher preparation programs. As of February 13th, 20 program directors had responded. The data will be updated on February 18th and presented at the meeting in California on the 21st. The survey asked the following questions:
1. Name of program director:

2. Name of your University:

3. Approximate number of students currently in your program? Grad? UG?

4. How many students graduated from your program in 2007?

5. Do you have a doctoral program in deaf education? Y N Optional text box for comment

6. Do you anticipate needing to hire faculty members in your program in the next 5 years? Y N 10 years? Y N

7. In the last 5 years, approximately how many of your graduate students have enrolled in doctoral programs?

8. In your opinion, which research topics are most important in deaf education? Please check the top 3 topics and add others if you wish.

Academic Content and Achievement
ASL
Bilingual/Bicultural Education
Cochlear Implants
Deaf Culture
Early Intervention
Educational Administration
Family
Inclusive/Mainstream Education
Language Development
Literacy
Listening Development
Multicultural
Multiple Disabilities
Public Policy and Advocacy
Research in Deafness
Secondary Education
Social/Emotional Development
Spoken Language
Vocational and Career Issues
Other: text box

9. Would you be interested in collaborating on research with doctoral students? Y N
If yes, which areas of research are you particularly interested in? (optional text box)

10. Would you be willing to serve on a doctoral committee for a student at a university (other than your own) that has a doctoral program? Y N

11. Does your program have a specialization or emphasis that you would be willing to offer as an intensive learning experience (2 days-2 weeks) to a cohort of doctoral students? Y N
If yes, in what area? Please check up to three topics and/or add others if you wish.
(Same list as above)

12. Does your program have a specialization or emphasis that you would be willing to offer as a distance learning experience to a cohort of doctoral students? Y N
If yes, in what area? Please check up to three topics and add others if you wish.
(Same list as above)

If yes, what kind of technology would you be interested in using for the distance learning?

Web-based (eg Blackboard, WebCT)
Video-based (Webconference, podcasts, DVDs via mail)
Other: optional text box

13. If the project is funded, a public advisory committee will be established. Please provide recommendations for the advisory committee. (Recommendations may include individuals, representatives of organizations or representatives of particular stakeholder groups.) Text box-optional?

14. Please provide any additional suggestions for strategies to ensure that the collaboration includes the participation of personnel preparation programs. Text optional