Presenting the Overview of ASL Critical Literacy



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[“ASL Critical Literacy” in white fonts flying in at the bottom on the right of the video] ASL Critical Literacy is the academic discourse of power relations[1] for critical consciousness[2] in the Deaf educational contexts through American Sign Language and English. [Transition to fade black]

ASL Critical Literacy focuses on building critical consciousness to grow an agent of change through interactive (hands-on) activities by communicating through American Sign Language and English. [Transition to fade black]


[“Critical consciousness” in shite fonts flying in at the bottom on the right of the video] Critical consciousness: the ability to read the society. [Transition to fade black]


[“Power relations” in shite fonts flying in at the bottom of the video at the bottom on the right of the video] Power relations: the process of critical questioning, examining, and challenging the society. [Transition to fade black]


[Pause for a moment] Okay, how are ASL Critical Literacy, critical consciousness, and power relations correlated in this discussion? That’s called social texts. It is more all about society beyond reading a book or writing. For instance, using a water bottle as social text to discuss critical consciousness and power relations. That’s ASL Critical Literacy. Let’s have fun begins! [Transition to fade black]


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Power relations define the process of critical questioning, examining, and challenging society. Critical consciousness is the ability to read power relations in society.