Survey current systems of manual communications with an emphasis on American Sign Language. Focus on the manual alphabet, fingerspelling and vocabulary acquisition as well as on syntactical and grammatical structures that govern the language. Upon completion, students will have studied approximately 500 lexical sign items and be able to communicate in a rudimentary manner with deaf and hard-of-hearing children and adults.
Term: Fall 2022
Course Type: Credit - 3 Credits
Ways to take the class: Hybrid Sync
Time: 12:30PM to 1:45PM
Start Date: 08/29/2022
End Date: 12/18/2022
Location: Arnold Campus
Instructor: Damian M Forkner
Class Size: 18
General Education Requirement: Arts and Humanities
Section Info: This is a hybrid section with mandatory in-person, on-campus meetings on Tuesdays from 12:30pm-1:45pm, and mandatory online class sessions on Thursdays from 12:30pm-1:45pm.