This course presents a dual focus on the philosophical and practical aspects of curriculum construction appropriate for all educational arenas. Understanding of course content is developed through a variety of readings, presentations, on-line discussions, and projects/activities. Key topics include live and dead curriculums, roles of stakeholders in curriculum development, and implementation, social issues that impact curriculums, professional standards, and current trends in curriculums today.

Focuses on the use of ASL discourse in formal as well as informal settings. Students explore the genres of public speaking, educational interpreting, formal discussion, and interviews. ASL vocabulary in specialized areas not covered in previous courses is developed.