American Deaf Culture
- The goal of the course is to provide a historical overview of the American Deaf community and its evolving culture, to explore the theoretical frameworks from sociology, to introduce deafness as a culture and not a disability.
- Knows the commonly used terminology and jargon related to deafness
- Knows the Core Values of the American Deaf culture, understands the medical vs. cultural view of the American Deaf community.
- American Deaf CultureThis is a six-week course providing a historical overview of the American Deaf community and its evolving culture. Theoretical frameworks from sociology are explored. Deafness as a culture and not a disability is explained as participants are guided into the world of Deaf culture.
- Interim assessment (3 module)0.3 * Discussion with a HSE instructor + 0.7 * Online course
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- Zorzi, G. (2018). Coordination and gapping in Catalan Sign Language (LSC). Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2018. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edstdx&AN=edstdx.10803.665045