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ASL/Deaf Studies - ABCS

ASL/Deaf Studies - ABCS

Term
Course Number
ASLD 1033 680
Course Code
ASLD1033680
Course Key
78329
Day(s)
Wednesday
Time
1:45pm-3:15pm
Instructor
Prerequisites
Permission from coordinator
Primary Program
Course Note
Offered through Penn Language Center.
Course Description
For this course, students will attend Pennsylvania School for the Deaf on a weekly basis where they will participate in and contribute to the school community via tutoring or other mutually agreeable activities.  Students will also have formal class on a weekly basis with discussions and activities centering on reflection of community experiences through linguistic as well as cultural lenses.  Additionally, drawing from the required Linguistics and other ASL/Deaf Studies coursework, students will develop an inquiry question and conduct preliminary community-based research to analyze sociolinguistic variations of ASL and Deaf cultural attitudes, behaviors, and norms.  Ongoing reflections and discussions-formal and informal-on Deaf cultural/theoretical topics drawing from readings as well as community experiences will be integral to the course experience.  Topics in Deaf Culture and permission from the instructor, are required for this course.
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