This is a six-week course providing a historical overview of the American Deaf community and its evolving culture. Theoretical frameworks from sociology are explored. Deafness as a culture and not a disability is explained as participants are guided into the world of Deaf culture.
American Deaf CultureUniversity of Houston
About this Course
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Module 1: Discrimination and Audism
Module 2: What is American Deaf Culture? - An Introduction
Module 3: "My Child is born deaf" - Language acquisition
Module 4: What is American Deaf Culture? - an Overview
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TOP REVIEWS FROM AMERICAN DEAF CULTURE
This course was awesome! I am hoping to go to school for ASL-English interpretation and this course only made my desire to start this profession even higher. Thank you!
I really enjoyed this course and it improved my knowledge on deaf culture in America. i like the way of the instructors explaining the subject. thank you
I've gotten an Associate's in Sign Language and learned a lot about American Deaf Culture and this was a wonderful refresher for me! I did NOT want this class to end!!
Please offer more like this!
I am also a CODA, and I am so happy that a course on Deaf Culture is on CourseRA. Very proud of the collaborative efforts of exposing hearing people to the deaf community. ILY!
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