Course: DEAF 400. Deaf and Hearing People: A Comparative Cultural Analysis (3)
Prerequisite: DEAF 360. Preparatory: DEAF 281. For students entering the world of Deaf people in professional and/or social capacities to conduct comparative/contrastive analysis between Deaf and hearing cultures. Students apply observational techniques to identify and record cultural conflicts/interactions between Deaf and hearing people. Students attempt to describe characteristics of the Deaf/hearing group known as the “Third Culture.” Results of this examination are viewed from the perspective of the persons in professional, educational and social fields. Conducted in American Sign Language.