ASL 181 : Visual/Gestural Communication

This seminar provides students with a foundation in the visual/gestural skills necessary for acquiring American Sign Language. Students engage in activities that promote visual-spatial awareness, gestural awareness and visual processing skills. One lecture hour and one laboratory hour per week. Instructional Support Fee applies.
  1. Effectively communicate ideas and/or supplement a signed or spoken message using visual-gestural techniques.
  2. Explain the difference between gesture and ASL to anyone in layman's terms.
  3. Engage in appropriate gestural communication in society and the workplace that demonstrates communication sensitivity with non-English speakers when required.