Our noncredit courses are designed for anyone interested in learning to communicate through Sign Language. If you are a teacher, health care professional, parent, child care professional, or someone who works regularly with the public, knowing the basics of sign language can be in invaluable skill.
|Course Name*||Description||Time Offered|
|Beginning Sign Language I||Learn the basics of the manual alphabet and fundamental conversation. Practice both receptive and expressive skills, and learn about Deaf culture.||Fall|
|Intermediate and Advanced Sign Language
||Intermediate and advanced classes are offered periodically as we have interest. If you would like to take a higher level class, please complete this short form to let us know. We will contact you about future offerings.
Rachel Kohn is an Interpreter for the Deaf in the Eau Claire Area School District and community.
Comments from former students:
"Rachel does an excellent job of creating a fun, creative, inclusive community in class."
"Now I can teach my Deaf child some of the new signs I learned!"
"Good pace and positive atmosphere – Each lesson is relevant and interesting."
Continuing Education Instructor Nicole Jones is interviewed on a WEAU-TV Assignment 13 Report about babies who learn to use sign language to communicate with their parents.
UW-Eau Claire also offers credit courses in American Sign Language and Deaf Culture each semester. For upcoming course offerings, please search under Communication Sciences and Disorders courses in the UW-Eau Claire Class Schedules.