At the end of the course, students will have acquired knowledge related to the structure of sign languages, and more generally of the phenomena related to them.
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
- Knowing the main features and profiles of deaf people.
- Understainding the nature and the manifestations of their ways of communication.
- Knowing the theoretical and methodological foundations for sign languages.
APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
Students will be able to apply knowledge and comprehension skills useful to understand the deaf world, also identifying key personal and contextual factors influencing that specific kind of communication. In particular, students will develop skills needed both to create and support argumentation and to solve problems in the field of sign language linguistics.
Students will be able to collect and interpret data to determine autonomous judgements in in the field of sign language linguistics, including cross-cultural and interdisciplinary thinking on cultural and intercultural, scientific and ethical topics connected to the judgements expressed.
Students will be able to convey information, ideas, problems and solutions to specialists and non-specialists, presenting one's personal opinions, ideas and proposals in a comprehensible and effective way, and s Supporting one's opinion on the basis of the course contents.
- Observing and analysing data for discovery and learning purposes.
- Developing reflection skills.
- Developing assessment and self-assessment skills.
- Developing learning skills useful to carry out advanced studies in sign language linguistics.