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Computer Lab with Leah
with Leah Gomes, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative
Have questions about your new laptop or device? Want to learn how to organize files and photos? Has social media got the best of you? Are you overwhelmed by the world of online job applications? Don't even know where to begin???
Schedule a 1/2 hour appointment with our Technology Instructor, Leah Gomes. Contact Leah to discuss your questions and what device(s) you are using, and she will schedule an appointment with you. Appointments are required. Schedule yours by calling Leah at 207-564-5883, email LGomes@pvaec.org, or find her on Facebook.
Appointments are required. Contact Leah to register. Appointments are generally scheduled on Mondays in Dover-Foxcroft.
Discover Sign Language ONLINE
with _ed2go _ed2go, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative
It's truly amazing that we can communicate just by using our hands! Add different facial expressions, and you have a conversation—the language of Deaf people. In this course, you'll discover how to use this graceful, expressive language to communicate with Deaf people.
You'll begin with an introduction to the language itself, and learn to create the signs for numbers. You'll also master the sign alphabet so you can fingerspell proper names.
Then you'll learn to sign phrases and expand to complete sentences, and see how to put it all together so you can introduce yourself and start a conversation. Along the way you'll learn signs for colors, numbers, where you live, family, and the activities you like to do and even the ones you don't.
Throughout, you'll learn by watching videos that demonstrate how to make the signs and how to incorporate facial expressions to communicate in this beautiful language. This course is taught using the best practices of the industry with a minimum of audio support. Throughout, you'll be immersed in silence, so you'll gain an understanding of the perspective of Deaf people and sign language.
You'll also gain an introduction to the world of Deaf culture and explore topics such as lipreading, baby signs, and the career of interpreting. By the end of the course, when you meet a Deaf person, you'll be ready to sign!
To register, go to: http://www.ed2go.com/pvaec/online-courses/learn-sign-language?tab=detail
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