ASL299 Course Information

Title:Issues in Professional Development

A course for new majors to examine contemporary and professional issues in the American Sign Language and Deaf Studies and American Sign Language-English Interpreting fields. Students will explore their vocational goals, including an investigation of options for the significant practical experience and senior study. The course will also provide a foundation in basic APA and research skills. Finally, each student will engage in activities that will enhance professional behaviors.Students increase vocabulary, develop everyday conversational skills, develop skills to translate written text into ASL, and improve ability to make formal presentations in ASL. Laboratory classes are used to expand expressive and receptive skills.

Prerequisites: ASL 203 or sophomore standing; open only to ASL and Deaf Studies majors.
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