Meeting Days & Times: Monday, 11:00am - 12:50pm
Location: Southeast Campus, Room: 3218 in Building 3 blending with online
An introduction to American Sign Language (ASL) which includes the development of receptive and expressive skills in authentic situations and an introduction to Deaf culture. This introductory course in ASL uses a natural language approach to introduce culturally appropriate signed concepts related to the immediate environment. Common communicative events and interactions are utilized to acquire a basic working vocabulary and grammar. Course includes development of appropriate linguistic/cultural behaviors and awareness of respect for Deaf culture. Receptive and expressive skills are fostered through interactive ASL lessons without voice.