ASL - Deaf Culture

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Course Cost: There is no fee for this class, however, registration is required
Register by March 13, 2018

Instructor: Logan Evans

Recommended Textbook:
No Textbook is Required for This class

Hosted By:
The City of Stillwater

ASL - Deaf Culture

Dates: Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Times: 5:30-7:30

This Course Meets at the Stillwater Public Library

Description

This non-credit, introductory class is intended for the general public. American Sign Language has its own community and culture consisting of both hearing and Deaf people. The goal for this course is to introduce members of the hearing community to the history and culture of the Deaf community in America. The class will focus on landmark events in Deaf history. Students will be introduced to the culture of the Deaf community on a local and national basis. Topics include – Founding Members, American Sign Language, Deaf Education, Hearing Aids, Cochlear Implants, Deaf Clubs, Interpreters, Gallaudet University, and so much more! No textbook is required for this class.

Course Information and Prerequisites

Prerequisites

This class is generally appropriate for adults and those 14 and up

Policy on Attendance

Registration is required. Seating is limited - so please let us know if you cannot attend!

Exams and Major Assignments

This is a non-credit course, so no quizzes or tests. Grades will not be assigned. It is expected that you will actively participate in class dialogues.

About the Instructor

Logan Evans

Logan Evans was born Deaf and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Logan graduated with a Liberal Arts degree and a minor in American Sign Language from Oklahoma State University. He is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in International Studies with a focus on education. Logan plans to work toward becoming an ASL professor at OSU. Logan currently teaches ASL 1 at Tulsa Community College.

About the Teaching Assistant

Taylor Woodall-Greene

Taylor is a Ph.D. student at Oklahoma State University and works at the university as an instructor and sign language interpreter. Mrs. Woodall-Greene obtained her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Oklahoma State University all with a focus on education and critical studies of national education, comparative international education, and Deaf education. The current research focus consist of linguistic barriers and impacts on educational attainment of students from multiple cultural backgrounds.

Drop or refund policy

In the event you cannot attend the course, a 100% refund is available through 8 a.m. on the Monday of the week prior to the class start date. A 50% refund is available through Friday at 5 p.m. No refund is available on the first day of classes. Email or call for more information on dropping and adding non-credit classes offered through OSU Arts and Sciences Outreach.

If you have disabilities and need accommodation, please contact Student Disability Services at 405-744-7116.

Program Coordinator

Christine Nichols
christine.nichols@okstate.edu
405-744-8459