New User Special Price Expires in

Let's log you in.

Sign in with Facebook


Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!


Create a StudySoup account

Be part of our community, it's free to join!

Sign up with Facebook


Create your account
By creating an account you agree to StudySoup's terms and conditions and privacy policy

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here


by: Ms. Leopold Homenick

IntrotoDeafComm&Culture ASL100

Ms. Leopold Homenick
GPA 3.84


Almost Ready


These notes were just uploaded, and will be ready to view shortly.

Purchase these notes here, or revisit this page.

Either way, we'll remind you when they're ready :)

Preview These Notes for FREE

Get a free preview of these Notes, just enter your email below.

Unlock Preview
Unlock Preview

Preview these materials now for free

Why put in your email? Get access to more of this material and other relevant free materials for your school

View Preview

About this Document

Class Notes
25 ?




Popular in Course

Popular in American Sign Language

This 5 page Class Notes was uploaded by Ms. Leopold Homenick on Monday October 5, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to ASL100 at Central Michigan University taught by JoanGage in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 50 views. For similar materials see /class/218906/asl100-central-michigan-university in American Sign Language at Central Michigan University.

Similar to ASL100 at CMU

Popular in American Sign Language


Reviews for IntrotoDeafComm&Culture


Report this Material


What is Karma?


Karma is the currency of StudySoup.

You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 10/05/15
Famous Deaf Person ReportPresentation ASL 100 Due April 5 2010 Presentation includes one report two props one of which will be a power point presentation one of your choosing and it must be included as part of your presentation 35 min Report Length The report needs to be a minimum of two typed pages 12 font double spaced and must include information about the person s life why are they important what impact they had on Deaf Culture Power Point Presentation The power point presentation must have a minimum of 7 slides including a title slide with your name and resource slide Included with the Power Point you will need at least 3 pictures and 5 transitions each slide should be at least 5 seconds long Oral Presentation You will give a 35 min For extra credit dress in costume representing the person you have chosen For extra extra credit pick a song that you feel represents the person you have chosen play that song at some time during your presentation 30 seconds of it You will explain or use your 2nd prop during your presentation Helpful thoughts Not all ofthese need to be in the report When were they born Where diddo they live When did they die or are they still living How old are they when they died Where were they born What was their schooling like What was their home like What was their family like What was their childhood like What have they done to make the Deaf World a better place Why are they famous How did they become famous Check List for Informative Speeches Topic Choice I Have you chosen a topic that39s appropriate for THIS audience Not too technical not too specialize for a general audience Not too trivial for a collegelevel audience I What is your real intention In an informative speech you must take a neutralposition You must educate and enlighten us not try to ersuade us to a ree with your opinion about a controversial topic Nor must you try to get us to DO something as a result ofyour speech Note merely using the phrase quotto informquot doesn39t make it an informative speech if what you39re really after is persuading your audience to agree with your point of view I Have you chosen a topic that is narrow enough to allow you to cover it in depth in a 4to6 minute speech I Have you chosen a topic that will present us with new information Tell us something we don39t already know I Have you chosen a good snappy title for your speech Audience Analysis I Have you checked to see what your audience knows andor believes about your topic I Have you checked to see how important the topic is to your audience I Have you checked to see if your audience really understands any technical or complicated words or terms that you might use Speci c Purpose Statement I Have you written it correctly quotTo inform my audience about quot I Does you Speci c Purpose Statement contain no more than one idea no use of andquot Organization I Have you organized the BODY of the speech effectively according to one ofthe organization patterns discussed Chronological Spatial Causal Topical I Have you chosen the best organizational pattern for your topic and audience Will your organization pattern help your audience to follow the logical ow of your presentation Research I If this is a research speech have you made sure to include the required minimum number ofVERBAL references to research in the BODY ofyour speech I Remember ou must cite those research sources mention them aloud otherwise it39s the same as if you haven39t done research Presentation Aids I If this speech requires presentation aids have you made sure to include the required minimum number of presentation aids in the BODY of your speech Do your presentation aids meet the criteria discussed in class Introduction DO NOT BEGIN YOUR SPEECH BYANNOUNCING YOUR TOPIC OR YOUR PURPOSE I Do you have a powerful opening sentence that will quotgrabquot the audience I Have you included statements in your introduction that will I establish your credibility or authority to speak about your topic I indicate the importance of yourtopic tothis audience I Have you included your Preview Statement at the end of your introduction so that your audience will know exactly what it can expect to hear Remember the audience must hearthis Preview Statement I Does your Preview Statement flow naturally from your speci c purpose statement Does your Preview Statement match and preview the main points in the body of your speech Conclusion DO NOT BEGIN YOUR CONCLUSION BYSAYING IN CONCLUSION OR ANY WORDS LIKE THAT I Does your conclusion meet the criteria discussed in class I Have you chosen at least one of the suggested devices for effectively concluding your speech Transitions I Have you included simple clear transitions going into the 1539 Main Point ofthe Body and between each of the Main Points AVE YOU MADE SURE NOT TO INCLUDEA TRANSITION GOING INTO THE CONCLUSION Planning Outline this is your Formal Outline the one you hand in I Have you formatted your preparation outline properly Anything that you divide must be divided into a minimum of two parts I Each subdivision must be indented properly I Have you a minimum of 2 typewritten doublespaced pages I Have you stapled your outline in the upper lefthand corner Rehearsal and Speaking Outline Have you prepared effective speaking notes the speaking outline Refer to the text Have you practiced a minimum of1 hourfor every minute of speech length Have you recorded your rehearsal and played the tape back for logical ow ofideas timing etc Central Michigan University The Herbert H and Grace A Dow College of Health Professions ASL 100 Introduction to the Deaf Community and Deaf Culture 330 Section 22138303 Of ce Health Professions Building Room 1255 Of ce HoursT 330600 or by appt Time T 630pm 920pm Of ce Phone 9898737316 Term Spring 2011 Email gage1imcmichedu Instructor Joan Gage Bulletin Description An introduction to the audiological social linguistic and cultural aspects of deafness and the DeafCommunity basic communication in American Sign Language II Prerequisites None Iquot Rationale for Course Level Persons who wish to interact with the Deaf Community will want to do so by achieving competency in the language of its culture American Sign Language Issues within Deaf Culture are complex unique and frequently misunderstood communicative skill in ASL and an understanding of hearing loss Deaf culture and ASL linguistics will equip students especially those studying the health and social sciences to approach Deaf and hard of hearing individuals with sensitivity and insight This course serves as an introduction to the audiological social and linguistic aspects of Deafness basic communication in ASL and Deaf Culture No previous knowledge of the topic or fluency in ASL is required IV Text Books and Other Materials to be Furnished by the Student Schwartz S 1996 Choices in Deafness 2nd ed Bethesda MD Woodbine House Lane H Hoffmeister R amp Bahan B 1996 AJourney into the Deaf World San Diego DawnSign Press p 823 218 227 373378 V Special Requirements for the Course None VI General Methodology Used in Conducting the Course The course material will be taught via lecture inclass exercises demonstrations audiovisual media and class discussion VII Course Objectives After completing this course the student will 1 Demonstrate basic knowledge of the auditory system common causes of deafness and the effects of deafness on child development as relevant to the study of the Deaf Community and Deaf Culture 2 Demonstrate basic knowledge of amplification and other assistive devices for individuals with hearing loss development as relevant to the study of the Deaf Community and Deaf Culture 3 T basic 39 39 39g of 39 39 Iand communication options for children who are Deaf 4 Demonstrate a basic understanding of the linguistics of ASL how ASL differs from signed systems of communication based on spoken English and the similarities and differences of spoken and signed languages 5 Demonstrate a basic understanding of Deaf history the Deaf Community and Deaf Culture 6 Demonstrate an awareness of basic ASL vocabulary sufficient to be familiar with the form and function of signs and signed communication VIII Grade Distribution A 945100 B 835874 C725764 D625664 A 905944 B795834 C695724 D595624 B 875904 C765794 D665694 E5594 X Course Outline Week Topic Week 1 Introduction Readings 1 Schwartz 1996 Chapter 1 2 Schwartz 1996 pp 1732 Week 2 Basic Anatomy and Physiology of the Auditory System Models of Deafness Week 3 Overview of Types and Causes of Hearing Loss Deaf Culture Experience 1 Deaf autobiography videos Week 4 Deaf History American Sign Language Basic sign vocabulary 1 Readings 1 Lane et al 1996 pp 823 Week 5Behavioral Norms Values and Beliefs Shared Institutions Week 6 Overview of communication spoken languages signed languages Readings 1 Schwartz 1996 pp 5363 two thenandnow personal stories within pp 6887 2 Schwartz 1996 pp 8995 two thenandnow personal stories within pp 96115 3 Schwartz 1996 pp 117125 two thenandnow personal stories within pp 126162 4 Schwartz 1996 pp 163171 two thenandnow personal stories within pp 172208 5 Schwartz 1996 pp 209217 two thenandnow personal stories within pp 218253 Week 7 Video quot For a Deaf Sonquot Review Basic sign vocabulary 2 Readings 1 Lane et al 1996 pp 218227 Week 8 Midterm Week 9 Deaf Blogs Vlogs Video Relay Week 10 Social and Legal Implications of Deafness Laws and Rights Week 11 Communication and educational options for children who have impaired hearing Readings 1 Schwartz 1996 pp 3338 2 Schwartz 1996 Chapter 3 Week 12 Cochlear Implants Mainstreaming Week 13quotSound and Furyquot video Literary Traditions and Arts Basic sign vocabulary 3 Readings 1 Lane et al 1996 pp 373378 Week 14 Presentations Week 15 Review Week 16Final Exam IX Evaluation Students will be evaluated by way of two examinations homework two lpage reaction papers representing their personal reflections of the Deaf Culture experiences discussed in class one research paper on a famous Deaf person and one 35 minute presentation on the Deaf person from their research paper Midterm 25 Final 30 Research Paper and Presentation 25 Reaction Papers and Homework 20 Students with Disabilities CMU provides students with disabilities reasonable accommodations to participate in educational programs activities or services Students with disabilities requiring accommodations to participate in class activities or meet course requirements should contact the instructor as soon as possible


Buy Material

Are you sure you want to buy this material for

25 Karma

Buy Material

BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

We've added these Notes to your profile, click here to view them now.


You're already Subscribed!

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

Why people love StudySoup

Jim McGreen Ohio University

"Knowing I can count on the Elite Notetaker in my class allows me to focus on what the professor is saying instead of just scribbling notes the whole time and falling behind."

Janice Dongeun University of Washington

"I used the money I made selling my notes & study guides to pay for spring break in Olympia, Washington...which was Sweet!"

Bentley McCaw University of Florida

"I was shooting for a perfect 4.0 GPA this semester. Having StudySoup as a study aid was critical to helping me achieve my goal...and I nailed it!"

Parker Thompson 500 Startups

"It's a great way for students to improve their educational experience and it seemed like a product that everybody wants, so all the people participating are winning."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!

Refund Policy


All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email


StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here:

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you’re not satisfied with your subscription, you can contact us for further help. Contact must be made within 3 business days of your subscription purchase and your refund request will be subject for review.

Please Note: Refunds can never be provided more than 30 days after the initial purchase date regardless of your activity on the site.