In this advanced course, students give two PowerPoint presentations on their research on two selected cutting-edge/current Deaf Studies topics, and are assessed on itemized public speaking skills, grammatical features (linguistics) studies that are a culmination of previous ASL courses, and pragmatic language functions. These presentations are to use high/academic register, appropriate for a large academic audience, demonstrating sensitive awareness of visual acuity and its impact on signing production. Lab.
Section Comments: Pre-req ASL 621 or course placement based on placement interview with the Asst. Director of the Interpreting program.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): ASL 621
Only listed campus in section: Manchester
Additional Course Details:
If students’ previous ASL courses have not been through UNH Manchester, they will need to schedule a language assessment prior to enrolling in this course. The assessment is used to determine course placement based on language competency demonstrated. Log into myWildcat Success and schedule the placement interview, if needed, or contact the Academic Advising office for how to schedule an assessment.