ITP 115 - Heritage & Culture of the Deaf SBD1 (3 credit hours)
Prof. Lee Dray
Stevenson Hall RM 213
This course will be taught the Fall of 2021. it will be an in-person Lecture format with approximately 30 students in capacity. This course will be taught by a Deaf Instructor with interpreters providing ASL-English interpretations.
This course provides students with an overview of the psychological, sociological, and cultural impacts of deafness upon children and adults. Learners will explore how deafness can affect an individual's linguistic and cognitive development, psychological-emotional growth, access to communication, and life opportunities. The course also examines historical relations between Deaf and hearing people and compares Deaf culture to that of the hearing community.