Course Description for Service Learning in the Deaf Community
Service Learning in the Deaf Community
Description: This course is designed to strengthen the interpreting student's ability to acculturate to the rich linguistic and cultural characteristics of the Deaf community through civic engagement. Students will participate in structured experiential settings that are designated by the local Deaf community. Students will produce community asset maps, design a service learning project that is responsive to needs of Deaf children, and evaluate project outcomes. Students learn to critically reflect upon the learning process through journaling and faculty mentorship.