ASL 210 - ASL Storytelling

Course Description

Effective: 2012-08-01

Focuses on the elements of storytelling in American Sign Language and the techniques that deaf individuals utilize to pass on the histories and traditions of the deaf community. Emphasizes comprehension and production of short stories in American Sign Language with emphasis on sign production clarity and conceptual accuracy.
Lecture 3 hours, 3 Contact hours
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Provides an environment through which the student can learn and incorporate the use of ASL storytelling elements such as body/role shifts, eye gazes, facial expressions, and classifiers. This course will increase the expressive and receptive skills of the student working with or interpreting for Deaf and hard of hearing students in both social and academic settings.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

None

Course Objectives

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