A world-class institute of changemakers in the deaf and signing community.
Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
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Chair:Paul Dudis PhDSorenson Language and Communication Center (SLCC) Third floor
Student Learning Outcomes
By the middle of the program, students will be able to:Outcome 1:
Discuss and explain concepts in the foundational areas of phonology, cognitive linguistics and generative grammar.
Identify generalizations in linguistic datasets and argue for them in a coherent manner, both in writing and signing.
Demonstrate and apply principles governing responsible conduct of scholarly inquiry, the principles of academic honesty set forth in the Gallaudet Graduate School Policy on Academic Integrity, and the guidelines and requirements of the Institutional Review Board, where appropriate. By the end of the program, in addition to meeting the outcomes above, students will be able to:
Formulate clear research questions related to a broad range of linguistic phenomena and develop a systematic plan for investigating them.
Evaluate claims made in the sign language linguistics literature.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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