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Course Number:
ITP 230
Course Title:
ASL Linguistics I
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Course Description

Introduces ASL phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, language use, and the sociolinguistic structure of the language. Explores current research relating to the field. Prerequisites: Program admission and department permission.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Describe ASL phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics.

  • Discuss current research in the field of sign language linguistics.

  • Conduct research related to current language use in the Deaf community.

Course Activities and Design

Activities include readings, lectures, cross-cultural activities, discussion, small group activities, and research.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Students will be assessed on assignments, activites, research, and exams. 

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

The course content includes:

  • Terminology used by linguists
  • Research and publications by various linguists in the field of ASL linguistics
  • Phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, discourse, language use, and facial grammar