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Sign Media, Inc

Overview
Works: 428 works in 722 publications in 2 languages and 5,405 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Phrase books  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Programmed instructional materials  Documentary films  Filmed performances  Film excerpts 
Roles: fds, prn
Classifications: HV2475, 419.7
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Most widely held works by Sign Media, Inc
The American Sign Language phrase book by Louie J Fant( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates sign language phrases for various topics, including health, family, school, sports, travel, religion, time, money, and food
An Introduction to the deaf community( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a basic overview of the culture of Deaf people and American sign language in America. Designed to debunk stereotypes, and provide information about national and international organizations of and for Deaf people
American sign language phrase book by Louie J Fant( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to illustrate sentences and vocabulary from chapters 3-17 of Lou Fant's American Sign Language Phrase Book. Presents each sentence twice with English translation displayed between
An Introduction to American deaf culture by M. J Bienvenu( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Sign languages and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the various aspects of social interaction among deaf people, such as group membership and identity, the use of special vocabulary and some unique values of deaf people
American Sign Language : ABC stories( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in Sign languages and English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Video presents deaf people doing "sign play" stories. In this case an ABC story uses letters of the manual alphabet, in alphabetical order, to tell a story
Tales from the green books( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in Sign languages and English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of stories and narrative descriptions used in the series: American Sign Language. Falls Church, Va.: Sign Media, Inc., c1980
Working with a sign language interpreter( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Video discusses the role of sign language interpreters- their history, how to work with them in large and small group settings, their national registry, and other things
The preservation of American Sign Language( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Sign languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[C]ontains eight vintage Sign Language performances taken from films in the Gallaudet University Archives ... Each film [includes] a brief biographical sketch of each signer. A portion of the film is shown followed by a comparison of some of the older signs with contemporary sign formation."--Www.signmedia.com
ASL numbers : developing your skills( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the rules and patterns of ASL's complex number systems. Each videotape deals with a category of numbers that will assist viewers in organizing the complex array of number patterns used in ASL. Features explanations and demonstrations of a variety of Deaf models signing numbers in context. Also contains practice drills for viewers to check comprehension and production
Fingerspelling practice tapes( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes slow and fast signing with proper names, geographic locations, and other useful miscellaneous items
An Introduction to American deaf culture : values by M. J Bienvenu( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes some of the unique values subscribed to by deaf people and the deaf community
An Introduction to American deaf culture : rules of social interaction by M. J Bienvenu( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on social interaction values, discussing group identity and cultural heritage. Demonstration of introductions, good-bys, and "attention getters" are role played. Correct use of the TTY (TDD) is discussed
Using your TTY/TDD( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how to set up and use telecommunications devices for the deaf, abbreviations and codes to use on the machine, and discusses phone etiquette
An Introduction to American deaf culture : language and traditions by M. J Bienvenu( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program discusses the use of special vocabularies in sign language and the relationship between language of the deaf and culture
The face of ASL( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series focus on developing accurate non-manual signals and markers used in ASL. Each tape contains descriptions and demonstrations of facial behavior in context and practice exercises
A basic course in American sign language by Tom Humphries( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First three tapes illustrate and demonstrate the exercises and dialogues presented in the accompanying textbook. Tape 4 presents two informal conversations between a group of deaf adults
Interpreter models : ASL to English (Lectures)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features Betty Colonomos and Sharon Neuman Solow interpreting segments of two ASL lectures into English
 
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