Ohio University is seeking part-time adjuncts of Deaf Studies Interpretation to teach onsite at our locations in Lancaster and/or Pickerington.
DSI 1110: Introduces American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf culture. Encourages interaction with the Deaf community. Focuses on comprehension and production of fingerspelling, introductory numbers, and basic ASL and its grammatical structure.
DSI 1120: Continuation of DSI 1110. Continued interaction with the Deaf community required. Acquire increased awareness of ASL/Deaf culture and the rules and norms which govern their practice.
DSI 2110: Designed for intermediate American Sign Language students. Classifiers and their usage examined in depth as well as the different numerical systems in ASL. Continue to enhance comprehension and expression skills. Students must either complete DSI 1110 and DSI 1120 or receive a Survival Plus rating on the Sign Language Proficiency Interview (or equivalent testing) before beginning the intermediate American Sign Language series.
DSI 2120: Continuation of DSI 2110. Continues to work toward fluency in ASL. Focuses on ASL idioms, ASL and English comparisons, advanced classifiers, current news, and conversational ASL.
-Bachelor’s Degree in Deaf Studies, ASL education, ASL studies or related field .
-Teaching experience related to ASL.
-At least 2 years intensive language study and immersion ASL.
-Ability to pass a background check.
-Master’s Degree in American Sign Language or related field.
-2+ years teaching experience related to ASL.
-ASLTA, NIC or appropriate certification in sign language.
-Expertise in any of the following areas: Deaf Culture and Community, Deaf Education, ASL Linguistics, ASL Literature, Disability Studies and/or Second Language Acquistion.
-Significant intensive language study and immersion ASL (prefer 5+ years).
Planning Unit: Regional Higher Education
Department: LNCSTR Associate Dean
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Janet Becker, Becker@ohio.edu
Employment Type: Intermittent Term
Commensurate with credentials
Internal Number: 32450
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