Deaf history: one-day course
Time: 10:00 - 16:00
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: QH002
Duration: 1 session
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What is the course about?
You will find out about the general history of deaf people in Britain.
This is a live course. You need an internet connection. The classes work best with the Chrome browser.
A computer with a camera is best – e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook. BSL classes do not need a microphone as it is visual.
iPad/smartphone/iPhone are not suitable – they are too small.
We will contact you with joining instruction and netiquette for BSL class.
What will we cover?
- the history of BSL and the manual alphabet in Britain
- the history of deaf education in Britain.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- describe the evolution of the manual alphabet
- describe the evolution of BSL.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
BSL users with Level 2 and above are welcome - the course will be taught in BSL.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Classes will be taught using Zoom. Teaching delivery methods will include:
- pair / group work
- question and answer.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
There will be no additional costs for this course. You are advised to bring a folder, paper and pens for taking notes.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Our courses Deaf history 1 and 2 cover this subject in more detail. We also have a range of post-level 2 BSL courses, up to level 6.