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Spring 2023
Mar 21, 2023
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SNLN 255 - American Sign Language 5
This is the first part of two courses in the advanced study of American Sign Language. This course focuses on the natural acquisition of American Sign Language (ASL) as a conversational language, particularly on development of everyday communication practices as demonstrated by American Deaf people. Topics include expanded student discourse, advanced ASL structure and vocabulary, role-shifting variations, formal storytelling, text analysis, formal/informal presentations. and using ASL in more abstract contexts. Emphasis is placed on narrative, receptive, and expressive skill development. Deaf culture will be incorporated into class activities as appropriate for this level. Prerequisite: SNLN 254.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online Fixed Times (Synch), Online (Asynchronous), Immersive Learning, Undergraduate Research, Study Abroad, Societal Issue/Global Chal

Special Education Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

Undergraduate level SNLN 254 Minimum Grade of C

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