Friday, September 07, 2007

UIS to offer ASL concentration

Thanks to a $30,000 gift from Springfield attorney Joe Gibbs and his wife, Lynn, UIS will offer a concentration in American Sign Language beginning in the 2008 spring semester. The Gibbses provided funding for first-year development and implementation of the concentration, to be offered by the Teacher Education Program.

Under the direction of Allan Cook, associate professor of Teacher Education, the concentration will be called American Sign Language, Deaf Culture, and Linguistics and will consist of six courses. Read more>>

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