ASL 350: ASL/Deaf Literature

Discipline: American Sign Language

Credit Hours: 3

Pre- or corequisite: ASL 212. This course involves the use of ASL poetry and storytelling. ASL poetry will be analyzed and incorporated as part of receptive/expressive language development and advanced skills enhancement. Includes story-telling techniques through the use of standard American folk lore and other culturally valued forms of literature (ABC stories, one-deaf stories, and sign play). Students will evaluate existing video tapes of deaf poets and sign language stories. Assessment: written examination and demonstration and/or videotaping of storytelling techniques. Course will be taught in ASL. (Offered every spring semester.)

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