Janna Sweenie, M.A.
New York University
82 Washington Sq. East
Professor Sweenie's book on Deafness and American Sign Language is published by Cengage Learning and is titled: Picture Yourself Learning American Sign Language, Level 1.
Written with co-author David W. Boles, Picture Yourself Learning American Sign Language, Level 1 provides a new and innovative way of teaching ASL using images, rubrics, full motion video and other creative learning methods.
Every sign and every phrase and vocabulary word found in the book will be demonstrated on the DVD bundled with the book.
You will be able to watch Janna Sweenie sign with you and lead you into understanding Deaf memes, educational norms and cultural advances.
Janna Sweenie was born Deaf in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
She is a proud graduate of the Iowa School for the Deaf.
Janna has taught ASL at La Guardia Community College in New York City and Montclair State University in New Jersey as well as The College of New Rochelle in the Bronx's Co-Op City and Catholic Charities in Brooklyn.
Janna Sweenie has been teaching American Sign Language for over 30 years in New York, New Jersey, California, Connecticut, Nebraska, Washington, D.C. and Iowa.
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