Kai Pfaff

NTT Instructor, Deaf Studies & Professional Studies

503-838-8322 | pfaffk@wou.edu
RWEC 150

At WOU since

09/16/2014

Course schedule

Spring 2021
CRNCourseTitleTimesLocation
30463 ASL205 INTRODUCTION TO ASL STUDIES - ONLINE CRS
30788 ASL303 AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE IX TR 1000-1150 ONLINE CRS
30781 ASL202 AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE V TR 1200-1350 ONLINE CRS
30787 ASL303 AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE IX MW 1200-1350 ONLINE CRS

Vitae

Education

M.A. in Deaf Education, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID.

B.A. in Liberal Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.
A.A. in General Studies, Community College of Spokane, Spokane, WA.

Professional experience

Kai Pfaff is currently a full-time ASL studies faculty member at Western Oregon University. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies from ASU and Masters of Deaf Education degree from Idaho State University.

Over the years, Mr. Pfaff experienced various teaching positions in the Deaf Education field at different programs across the nation, including Washington School for the Deaf, Phoenix Day School for the Deaf, and Alabama School for the Deaf. He also taught ASL at Phoenix Community College and coordinated an ASL program for the local community in Arizona.  In addition to working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing students, he worked as a research lab manager at Georgia Institute of Technology, collaborating with Gallaudet’s Visual Language & Visual Learning (VL2) Organization.

On a personal note, he enjoys spending time with his family, hiking outdoors, learning new things, creating original artwork, and cooking up a storm in the kitchen.

Graduate courses taught

DHHE 643, DHHE 683, Portfolio, Supervised Field Work (student teaching)

Undergraduate courses taught

ASL 101, 102, 201, 202, 203, 301, 302, 303, 320

INT 460, INT 467




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