Yale will offer two undergraduate courses next semester in American Sign Language — the first to be offered for course credit.
ASL Language Program
News about the American Sign Language program.
Noah Macey (Linguistics ‘09) reports on a new pilot American Sign Language (ASL) program at Yale, with courses taught by Jessica Tanner. The pilot program begins in the spring, when the university will offer two ASL classes through the Linguistics Department, which petitioned the Language Study Committee last spring for the course’s approval.
The pilot ASL language program has been a success, and the ASL language program has been made permanent. In the Linguistics Department will hire a lector in ASL for a three-year appointment
The ASL pilot program proves to be a resounding success as all spots in Jessica Tanner’s introductory-level course are filled.
American Sign Languages will be taught at the L1 and L2 levels during the upcoming Spring Term by Jessica Tanner.