2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Apr 21, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook
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AM 254 - Deaf History

Credits: 3
This course is designed to introduce students to the history of deaf people and the sociological, psychological, educational, and political forces which have shaped the field of deafness.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify, discuss and describe historical changes, milestones, social conditions and attitudes that have had a direct impact on the collective Deaf American experience.
  2. Document and describe the evolution of D/deaf education and the educational systems’ impact on deafness.
  3. Identify contributions to society made by D/deaf individuals throughout history.
  4. Identify the history of legislation that has impacted D/deaf people.
  5. Identify local, state and national and international organizations related to deafness and explain their influence.
  6. Analyze the effect of forces that have had an impact on D/deaf history such as the Civil Rights Movement and the Deaf President Now movement.
  7. Describe the growing trends in research and D/deafness.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: AM 148  or Instructor approval
Graded: Letter Grade

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