|SignWriting List Forum|
Ronald H Dettloff |
Date: Wed May 19, 1999 2:47 am
Subject: Re: Researching...
On Tue, 18 May 1999 21:17:24 -0400 leslie writes:
>Hello Sign Writing List,
> My name is Leslie Wallace and I am a student currently in a
>class at Ohio University. I writing a research/survey paper on sign
I WILL DO MY BEST TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS EVEN THOUGH I WOULD PREFER A
STUDENT FROM U OF M. HA HA.
>and I was interested in your feedback.
>1.What are the pro's and con's of sign writing?
> THE DEFINATE PRO IS THAT ASL NEEDS A WRITTEN FORM AND SW IS A GOOD
BEGINNING AND I BELIEVE BECAUSE SO MANY PEOPLE ALREADY ARE USING IT THAT
IT'S INFLUENCE WILL CONTINUE TO GROW.
THE CON IS THAT IT IS VERY CUMBERSOME TO WRITE WITHOUT A COMPUTER AND
EVEN WITH A COMPUTER IT IS A LOT OF TROUBLE. BUT IT IS THE BEST AND MOST
ACCURATE SYSTEM AVAILABLE.
ANOTHER PRO IS THAT IT IS VERY EASY TO READ AND EASY TO LEARN HOW TO
>2. Will sign writing effect/change hand signing in any way?
I DON'T THINK SO.
>3. What are the linguistic challenges or ramifications of sign
SOMETIMES IT IS JUST TOO MUCH INFORMATION TO PUT DOWN ON PAPER. LIKE
WHAT EVERY PART OF A PERSON'S BODY IS DOING. ALSO COMBINING DIFFERENT
BUT I REALLY ENJOY WORKING ON TRYING TO PUT MY THOUGHT INTO SIGNWRITING.
IT IS A LOT OF FUN.
>4. Any additional comments....
>GO BLUE!!! PLEASE DON'T TELL ANYONE FROM MICHIGAN I TALKED TO YOU. HA
ANYWAY SIGN WRITING IS A LOT OF FUN AND THAT IS WHY I LIKE IT THE MOST.
IT IS FUN.
>Thanks very much!
Pastor Ronald H. Dettloff
The Deaf Church
20880 Ten Mile Road
St. Clair Shores, MI. 48080