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Course Overview

This course involves a comprehensive review of current sign language linguistics research with emphasis on how such sign language linguistic research shapes sign language education. Through a literature-based and data-centric approach, students will investigate linguistic structure of signed languages in different areas including phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and discourse. They will then explore how such investigation has been incorporated into the sign language teaching literature and methodology.

Credits: 3
Distribution: Graduate, Masters, Online
Prerequisite: Matriculation into the M.A. program in ASL & Deaf Studies or permission of the program coordinator.

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