Courses under this program:
Course 1: Sign Language Science: Emergence and Evolution of Sign Language
This course connects the emergence and evolution of signed languages to the history of the people who use these languages. You will learn this concept in depth, especially the legacy and heritage of American Sign Language (ASL).
Course 2: Sign Language Science: Factors Contributing to Nature Structure
This course details the development of the type of grammar that occurs whenever a group of people develops and uses a signed language.
Course 3: Sign Language Science: Factors Contributing to Natural Learning
This course promotes a better understanding of the factors that may affect how people learn signed language.
Course 4: Sign Language Science: Factors Contributing to Natural Change
This course describes how we use historical data to demonstrate language change. While earliest indications suggest that the origin of a signed language began as a gestural form, it has evolved as it was handed down.