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Academic Year 2005/2006
American Sign Language and Literacy Skills
LANG 291 SP
Through this Service-Learning course, students will continue their language training in ASL while focusing on research and applications primarily outside of the Deaf Community. Combining the works of Oliver Sacks
changes from sign language acquisition), Howard Gardner (Multiple Intelligence Theory) and Marilyn Daniels (signing for hearing children's literacy), students will participate in adding this visual and kinesthetic
to elementary school language arts programming. The use of sign language for children with a variety of learning disabilities will also be examined and applied through the course service component.
Ella Mae Lentz/Ken Mikos/Cheri Smith: SIGNING NATURALLY LEVEL 2
Marilyn Daniels: DANCING WITH WORDS: SIGNING FOR HEARING CHILDREN'S LITERACY
Gabriel Grayson: TALKING WITH YOUR HANDS, LISTENING WITH YOUR EYES: A
COMPLETE PHOTOGRAPHIC GUIDE TO
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Students will be evaluated using a three-tier grading system, including ASL skills, understanding of theory and performance in the field.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Weekly creation of a Powerpoint presentation log entries and documenting the service-learning experience.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
LANG290 OR LANG242
Links to Web Resources For This Course.
- Instructor(s): Mullen,Sheila M.
- Times: .M..... 04:00PM-06:30PM; Location: FISK101;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 25)
- SR. major: 0 Jr. major: 0
- SR. non-major: 7 Jr. non-major: 6 SO: 6 FR: 6
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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