Jan 29, 2023  
2022 Siena Heights University Catalog 
    
2022 Siena Heights University Catalog
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SED 140 American Sign Language II


3 credit hours

This second major course in the American Sign Language (ASL) covers advanced history, legislation and detailed culture of the deaf culture. The alphabet numbers and signs will be presented through natural signed topics such as; exchange of personal information, talking about surroundings, family and other social topics. This course will focus on the following conceptual framework themes: 1) visual-gestural strategies, 2) receptive sign language in a conversational context, 3 )expressive sign language in a conversational context, 4) fingerspelling, loan words and numbering systems, deaf culture and deaf history and 5) grammar of ASL. This course fulfills a world language requirement.

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Course is Offered: WI Every Year



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