Partnership with RIT's College of Liberal Arts

RIT College of Liberal ArtsNTID Department of Liberal Studies faculty members partner with RIT's College of Liberal Arts faculty members to provide specialized instruction and tutoring including:

  • Teaching College of Liberal Arts core courses, and certain other courses, using direct instruction. All students in the classes taught using direct instruction are deaf or hard-of-hearing, and faculty use sign language, spoken language, fingerspelling, printed/visual aids and Web-based instructional materials. Courses include: Written Communication I, Written Communication II, Writing Seminar, Literary and Cultural Studies, Arts of Expression, Fine Arts: Visual Arts, Modern American History, Introduction to Psychology and Foundations of Sociology.
  • Teaching sections of some College of Liberal Arts courses with hearing, deaf and hard-of-hearing students in the same class. Access services are available, including sign language interpreting, real-time captioning services and notetaking.
  • Tutoring deaf and hard-of-hearing students in College of Liberal Arts courses.
  • Providing academic advising to deaf and hard-of-hearing students who are pursuing majors, minors or concentrations in the College of Liberal Arts.
  • Partnering with each department in the College of Liberal Arts to maximize student retention and performance.