Title

Unqualified High School ASL Teachers

Date

5-28-2015 10:40 AM

End Time

28-5-2015 10:50 AM

Location

Education (ED) 217

Department

Deaf Studies and Professional Studies

Session Chair

Mike Olivier

Session Title

Topics in American Sign Language, Interpreting, and Mental Health (conducted in ASL- no interpretation)

Faculty Sponsor(s)

Brent Redpath

Presentation Type

Presentation

Abstract

There are more and more high schools offering American Sign Language (ASL) here in the United States. However, there is a pattern with these ASL teachers. Are they qualified to teach ASL? What makes someone qualified or unqualified to teach this language? This is having an impact on high school students as they go to college to continue their education.

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Unqualified High School ASL Teachers

Education (ED) 217

There are more and more high schools offering American Sign Language (ASL) here in the United States. However, there is a pattern with these ASL teachers. Are they qualified to teach ASL? What makes someone qualified or unqualified to teach this language? This is having an impact on high school students as they go to college to continue their education.