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American Sign Language: D2: Understanding Deaf Culture

ASL 120 OL1 (CRN: 61760)

3 Credit Hours

About ASL 120 OL1

Provides students a comprehensive orientation to Deaf communities as linguistic and cultural minorities. Students will explore various aspects of American Deaf culture.



Dates: May 18 - June 12, 2020

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Section Description

This course is designed to engage students into the ‘Deaf World’ by exploring various aspects of American Deaf Culture including values, beliefs, norms, identities, traditions, arts, communities, and language. Students will also examine internal and external factors that affect Deaf communities through social, cultural, and political lenses. This course contains lecture, interactive class discussion, community engagement, and critical analyses. This course will be conducted in Spoken English.

Section Expectation

Attendance is mandatory. You are expected to arrive to class on time. Exceptions may be made only in cases of medical emergencies and religious holidays. Employment and other academic pressure do not constitute an excused absence. It is your responsibility to notify your instructor in advance if you are unable to attend, plan to arrive late or leave early. Notification does not warrant an approval for your request.


Graded Works 1. Knowledge Application/Critical Analysis Essays (4) – 50 points each 2. Group Review – 10 points 3. Individual Presentation (Video) – 50 points 4. Reflective Essay – 20 points




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