Be able to discuss the nature of culture and definitions of Deaf culture, Deaf community, and Deaf-World.
Be able to identify the basic values and beliefs of the Deaf culture.
Be able to discuss various educational and social issues affecting the Deaf community.
Be able to identify general characteristics of Deaf culture.
Be able to identify specific practices of Deaf people.
Roles of ASL and English
Be able to discuss the role of ASL and English in the community and in individual's identity development.
Impact of Deafness
Begin to understand the impact of deafness on various lives.
Become familiar with the basics of American Deaf history.