SIGNALL: A European partnership approach to Deaf Studies via new technologies

Autor/a: LEESON, Lorraine; SHEIKH, Haaris
Año: 2009
Editorial: 2009
Tipo de código: Copyright
Soporte: Digital


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This paper presents preliminary outcomes of a European Commission funded project which brings together industry, academics and practitioners in an innovative project to create an international forum of learning. SIGNALL II builds on the successes of SIGNALL I (a Leonardo da Vinci project). It is promoted by Interesource Group (Ireland) Limited partnered with the Centre for Deaf Studies, Trinity College Dublin (Ireland), Irish Deaf Society (Ireland), Finnish Association of the Deaf (Finland), University of Sussex (UK), the Foundation for the Promotion of Entrepreneurship, Lodz,(Poland) and Grant Advisor, Brno (Czech Republic). SIGNALL 2 aims to utilise the experience, results, partnership alliances and the relationships built up with supporters and user groups from SIGNALL I and to develop an accredited digital course on Perspectives on Deafness (POD). Accreditation leads to the transfer of credit points (under the European Credit Transfer System) amongst participating third level educational establishments promoting international mobility in education and the transparency of qualifications. Experiential and evidenced-based material will illustrate experiences of deafness by using digitized case studies and video materials.