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|DEAF 1500 - Deaf People in Society|
Focuses on Deaf communities as linguistic and cultural minorities. Topics include perspectives on Deaf communities, attitudes toward Deaf people and sign languages, technology and communication, the contributions of Deaf people to society, professional and social organizations of and for Deaf people, Deaf clubs as a locus of Deaf culture, communication issues, perspectives on legislation affecting the Deaf community, legislative and political concerns of the Deaf community, and the impact of educational options for Deaf children.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Lecture
American Sign Language Department
CAS Core Diversity, NU Core Comp Stdy of Cultures, NU Core Humanities Lvl 1, UG Col Socl Sci & Humanities