Broaden your professional skills this spring with a new knowledge of basic sign language at Oklahoma City Community College’s (OCCC) Professional Development Institute (PDI). Whether sign language is something you’ve always wanted to learn, or a tool you would like to use to better serve your clients and friends, this course is a great catapult into learning the language.
Instructor Edith Daggs, an interpreter for the deaf since graduating with her certification from OSU-OKC in 1998, will cover basic American Sign Language (ASL) signs and conversational signs. Students will learn about culture and etiquette of the deaf community through interactive games and activities. The class is designed to be a fun and enjoyable atmosphere where no books or tools are needed.
The six-session course begins Apr. 5 and takes place each Tuesday evening from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. through May 10, 2016 costing $60. The course will be held at the Professional Development Institute, 7124 I-35 Service Road, Oklahoma City, OK. For more information call 405.682.1611 x 7205.
OCCC enrolls more than 20,000 students and has more than 90,000 participants in its various community programs annually. OCCC offers a full range of associate degree programs that prepare students to transfer to baccalaureate institutions while other degree and certificate programs prepare students for immediate employment. At OCCC, students receive a quality education with small class sizes, dedicated professors and leadership opportunities. Students can choose from more than 80 major fields of study and participate in any of the 40+ clubs and organizations. For more information about OCCC, visit www.occc.edu.