Apr 01, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ASL 410 - Deaf Culture, Sign Languages, and Media

Explore sign language usage in a variety of global contexts through media. Examine cultural and linguistic similarities and differences through dialogue with Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing individuals outside the United States. Conducted in ASL.

Prerequisite: ASL 253 or department permission.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Analyze and critique the products of the target culture (film, media, popular culture, etc.) through comparison with Deaf American and other countries’ cultures.
  • Compare and contrast sign language, usage, and patterns between American Sign Language (ASL) and another sign language
  • Evaluate the references and social contexts of a global Deaf culture studied from that culture’s own perspectives.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Spring Locations: Ellensburg

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