A new course in American Sign Language will be provided at Fort Hays State University beginning during the fall 2002 semester.
The class is open to all who are interested in learning general information about sign language and the deaf culture and who need to communicate with hearing-impaired individuals.
The class will be from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday evenings beginning Aug. 29.
Skills development for the class will include vocabulary, phrases and sentence structure.
Tracy Kinderknecht, the instructor, has ten years of experience in teaching American Sign Language.
This is the beginning level course of ASL and FHSU will offer Level 2 during the spring 2003 semester.
ASL is a regular 3 credit hour class and tuition and fee payments vary for students. Registration and tuition and fee payments can be made at the first day of class.
For more information on the cost and the course, contact the Department of Communication Disorders at FHSU by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (785) 628-5366.