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American Sign Language
This course is taught in five 3 hour sessions which provide an introduction to communicating with gestures. Students learn to describe objects, ask for and...
This course is taught in five 3-hour sessions which build on the skills learned in ASL 601. Students learn to paraphrase, describe floor plans, and...
This course teaches curriculum planning and specialized adaptations in teaching ASL for various types of students. The course features reading and analysis of other ASL...
Grading System: letter grades only.
Grading System: letter grades only. Individualized course of study focusing on particular problem not covered in regular courses.
Visual media has changed the way we communicate. With the advent of new tools and platforms, possibilities of publishing has proliferated, allowing a wider discourse...
This course involves a comprehensive review of current sign language linguistics research with emphasis on how such sign language linguistic research shapes sign language education....
This course will develop capabilities in nonverbal/visual-gestural communication that will expand functional communication of graduate students in the various disciplines the are pursuing.
This course focuses on principled approaches to developing and implementing classroom methods and strategies for language teaching. It also investigates linguistic, psychological and attitudinal factors...
This course examines philosophical and historical roots of language teaching curricula through the lens of sign language teaching. Students will learn about the theoretical complexity...
Students in this course will analyze the integration of history and culture in sign language teaching curricula. Language is often taught with cultural and historical...
This course examines factors involved in developing and administering an assessment of Sign Language students' linguistic proficiency and socio-cultural competence. Topics include the role and...
This course is a required professional field experience in the Sign Language Education program consisting a minimum of forty-five (45) observation and/or assisting hours. During...
This course covers an introduction to research and is designed to develop student ability to locate, review, and critically evaluate sign language-related research studies. In...
This course is designed to prepare students for the academic, sign language teaching job market. Students will develop tailored job application documents such as cover...
This course is devoted to developing a comprehensive electronic portfolio where students will integrate multiple academic projects and assignments completed during the program into a...
This course covers language planning and policy in transnational and national sign language communities. A commonality among these communities is that the natural signed language...
With the advent of non-traditional approaches to learning, including online and hybrid teaching, this course examines the role of electronic elements in enhancing pedagogical methods...
This course is the final professional experience in the Sign Language Education program and is a required field experience consisting a minimum of forty-five (45)...
Independent studies enable advanced study of a topic, of interest to the student and the faculty member, not covered in the curriculum. Independent studies should...
This accelerated course is designed for students with no or minimal American Sign Language (ASL) proficiency. In this introductory course, students will develop basic skills...
Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for freshmen. Students may enroll in 195 Special Topics multiple times, as long as the topics differ.
This accelerated course is designed for students who have completed American Sign Language (ASL) 111 or who have demonstrated intermediate ASL skills as determined by...
This course builds on the cultural competence and language skills developed in lower level ASL courses with increased focus on developing comprehension and production skills...
This course applies knowledge of American Sign Language (ASL) grammar and vocabulary to the description of increasingly complex constructs, processes and situations. Students incorporate multiple...
Advanced study of ASL grammar through ASL narratives and literature is covered. Further development and refinement skills including fluency of signing are expected. Accentuates aspects...
This course covers areas of vocabulary, semantics, grammar and organization of ASL and English. Students look at the linguistic aspects of both languages and compare...
Visual media has changed the way we work with American Sign Language. With the advent of new tools and platforms, possibilities of publishing have proliferated,...
Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for sophomores. Students may enroll in 295 Special Topics multiple times, as long as the topics differ.
This course is designed to expose students to the variety of features in ASL by recognizing and considering the ways those features are demonstrated in...
This course is designed to continue students' exposure to the variety of features in ASL by recognizing and considering the ways those features are demonstrated...
This course provides an overview of various genres in American Sign Language Narratives ranging from visual vernacular to fictional narratives. Students will analyze contents, themes...
This course provides an overview of various genres in American Sign Language Poetics ranging from ABC Stories to Poetry. Students will analyze contents, themes and...
This course introduces the concept of analysis and criticism of ASL texts. Students will learn how to provide feedback to other students who are doing...
This course covers elocution, in other words, registers of ASL discourse -- frozen, formal, consultative, casual and intimate. Students will be able to discuss using...
This course demonstrates the use of space and eye gaze. It also demonstrates the use of role shifting to indicate speaker or locus of the...
Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for juniors. Students may enroll in 395 Special Topics multiple times, as long as the topics differ.
This course will provide an overview of the role of attitudes and ethics in language, including an overview of differing ideologies' impact on the use...
This course focuses on understanding the deaf community's longstanding campaigns for sign language rights from an advocacy perspective. Topics covered include the history and status...
This course provides an introduction to communicating with gestures. Students learn to describe objects, ask for and give directions, discuss limited hypothetical issues, paraphrase, describe...
This course introduces ASL majors to the field of ASL instruction. Areas covered will be methods, curriculum and training in the field. Discussion of ASLTA...
This course introduces ASL majors to the application of ASL instruction. Areas covered will be applied to ASL teaching methods, ASL curriculum and ASL training...
The course is designed to give students the opportunity to develop an integrated research approach to the study of ASL in preparation for ASL senior...
This course is intended as a cumulative application of theories and methods learned in previous courses. Students will, with approval from internship supervisor and cooperating...
This capstone course is required for those students who complete the prerequisite courses, and it is to enable them to review their prior learning in...
Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for seniors who are majors or minors. Students may enroll in 495 Special Topics multiple times, as long...
A project in the area of the student's special interest as it relates to sign communication. Title indicating the content must be available at time...
This course is designed for students with little or no American Sign Language (ASL) proficiency. In this introductory course, students will develop basic skills in...
This course introduces students to different types of specialized discourses in American Sign Language. Emphasis is on comprehension, production and presentation skills. Students will be...
This course delves deeper into different types of specialized discourses reflecting different disciplines in American Sign Language. Emphasis is on polishing students’ ability to comprehend...
This course introduces students to different types of specialized, academic discourses in American Sign Language. Students will be given opportunities to analyze and evaluate academic...
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