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Course Overview

This course examines philosophical and historical roots of language teaching curricula through the lens of sign language teaching. Students will learn about the theoretical complexity of curriculum design intersected with the visual nature of signed languages and the diverse, multicultural nature of Signed Language communities. Curriculum design theories and approaches, systematic and sequential development involving needs assessment, lesson planning and evaluation will be covered. Students will study different Sign Language curricula and have opportunities to develop lessons and units within a curriculum.

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

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