Literature of the U.S. Deaf Community - ASL 225 at Northern Virginia Community College

Effective: 2023-01-01

Course Description

Presents an overview of literary aspects common in the U.S. Deaf Community, including those forms written in English and those forms signed in ASL. Incorporates the recurring themes and metaphors in the context of the history of the U.S. Deaf Community.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

This course is designed to Introduce advanced-level American Sign Language (ASL) students to the similarities between signed languages and spoken languages by exploring literary and cultural components of English and ASL.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: ASL 201 and ASL 220

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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