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ERIC Number: ED342897
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 500
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Workplace Concepts in Sign and Text. A Computerized Sign Language Dictionary.
Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, Pittsburgh.
This document is a dictionary of essential vocabulary, signs, and illustrations of workplace activities to be used to train deaf or hearing-impaired adults. It contains more than 500 entries with workplace-relevant vocabulary, each including an illustration of the signed word or phrase in American Sign Language, a description of how to make the sign, a definition of the word or phrase, a series of work-related sentences using the word/phrase, and an illustration demonstrating the meaning of words that can be pictured. The entries are divided into 28 topic areas: pronouns; size/shape/quantity; health/hospital; common signs; on the job; interview/forms; safety/survival; bank/money; supermarket; time/schedule; computers; directions/reinforcement; family relationships; questions; fruits/vegetables; mail room; people; fast food/restaurant; around the house; desserts/snacks; adult day care; drinks; colors; containers/utensils; police; holidays; feelings; and common phrases. Directions for using a Macintosh computer disk to access the dictionary or make printouts are included. (KC)
AdvancE, Pennsylvania Department of Education, 333 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333 (report, dictionary, and Macintosh diskette).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Div. of Adult Basic and Literacy Education Programs.
Authoring Institution: Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, Pittsburgh.