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Course Overview

Students in this course will analyze the integration of history and culture in sign language teaching curricula. Language is often taught with cultural and historical anecdotes. The history and culture of the Signed Language communities and Deaf people are very rich and diverse. Decisions behind choosing which historical and cultural content to include in Sign Language courses will be analyzed as well as theoretical implications of history and culture as a separate course of study within a language curricula.

Credits: 3
Distribution: Graduate
Prerequisites: Matriculation into the Masters in Sign Language Education program or permission of the program coordinator.

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