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Introduction to ASL in the Performing Arts (CLAC.50)
ASLD 221
Spring 2024
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: CGST 241

This course offers an introduction to artistic ASL interpreting. "Artistic ASL Interpreting" does not apply only to performing groups who present songs in sign language on a stage. Nor is it a term that is exclusively linked with theatrical interpreting in a "platform" setting of plays, musicals, or poetry. Artistic interpreting can be explained as a refined, more creative style of interpreting at the highest levels of the profession. For students, it presents challenges that encourage more attention to eye gaze and contact; shifts in body stance and positioning; size and style of sign production; facial expressions; gestures as communication and sign alternatives in overall concept formations and messaging. These are, in fact, some of the most important components in ASL communication and some of the most challenging aspects to encourage or teach.
Credit: .5 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ASLD
Course Format: Laboratory CourseGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: LANG191
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

Last Updated on JUN-15-2024
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