Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstration of in-depth familiarity with current literature relevant to their chosen topic of research [added: or the topic of the course].
  2. Critically compare and evaluate claims made in the sign language linguistics literature and argue for or against them in a coherent manner.
  3. Independently formulate clear research questions related to their individual research projects and develop a systematic plan for answering them, including identification of data that are needed to further the investigation.
  4. Ability to independently formulate clear and tractable research questions related to their individual projects, and develop a systematic and culturally responsible plan for answering them, including identification of data needed to further the investigation.
  5. Ability to communicate information about sign language linguistics competently and respectfully to the field, the Deaf communities and the greater public.
  6. Demonstration of academic integrity and responsible conduct in their research practices with transparency and respect to the communities involved.