Explore the basic language structure of American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf Culture. This is an entry-level course designed to introduce you to American Sign Language (ASL) and Fingerspelled Signs, as it is used within Deaf Culture. You will learn how to use American Sign Language by signing, fingerspelled signing, and using facial grammar at the novice level. Emphasis is placed on the development of ASL and receptive skills..
What You Will Learn:
- ASL by signing.
- Fingerspelled signing.
- The basic language structure of ASL and Deaf Culture.
- How to use facial grammar for beginners.
- A brief background on Deaf Culture.
: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
: For more information about this course, please email the academic department at email@example.com
Course Number: LANG-40009
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
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4/3/2023 - 6/9/2023
This course is entirely web-based and to be completed asynchronously between the published course start and end dates. Synchronous attendance is NOT required.
You will have access to your online course on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
He is an avid world traveler who holds a graduate degree in Bilingual Education with an emphasis on American Sign Language and English from UC San Diego. He graduated from Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., the only higher education institution that is designated to educate the Deaf and Hard of Hearing pupils. John is a passionate Deaf individual who is a native and fluent user in American Sign Language. He spent significant time studying abroad in Brazil and China to acquire and understand its linguistic and cultural components and the differences of their sign languages. John is enthusiastic about distributing his knowledge and experience regarding badge languages (e.g., Brazilian Sign Language, Universal Sign Language, et cetera) and Deaf Culture through holistic a...Read More
No refunds after: 3/31/2023.
Early Enrollment Discount: $325 ($350 if enrolled after 3/6/2023).
All students must purchase access to TRUE+WAY ASL digital textbook. More information on course materials will be provided during the first week.
4/3/2023 - 6/9/2023
You will have access to your course materials on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
There are no sections of this course currently scheduled. Please contact the Arts, Humanities, Languages & Digital Arts department at 858-534-5760 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information about when this course will be offered again.