Becoming an Ally 1 (SIGN 1400)
This course introduces the student to terms related to Deaf people, Deaf culture, and sign language. The course also provides the student with an opportunity to examine assumptions and perspectives on d/Deaf people and ASL, to learn about historical trends in Deaf Education, and to become aware of issues and challenges related to working with d/Deaf people. Class activities focus primarily on group discussion, but also include small-group tasks, viewing videotapes, role-plays, field studies, guest panel discussions, journal writing, and student presentations.
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