ASL 4205: Methods of Teaching ASL-English Bilingual Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students
Course Description for Methods of Teaching ASL-English Bilingual Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students
Methods of Teaching ASL-English Bilingual Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students
Description: ASL4205 Methods of Teaching ASL-Bilingual DHH Students is designed to continue development of skills in American Sign Language. Students will use the vocabulary and the skills that they learned in ASL courses as a foundation while they further explore the linguistic structure of ASL. This course is also a preparatory course for internship. The content of the course will focus on linguistic competence and metalinguistic awareness of both ASL and English. Students will develop their own knowledge of ASL and English, while also learning instructional strategies used to develop student knowledge of ASL and English. During the class, time will be devoted to both skill and strategy development and an understanding of current research and literature concerning sign language in education.