The Phonological Representation of Signing Creatures: Perceptual Requirements of Signing Avatars

The Phonological Representation of Signing Creatures: Perceptual Requirements of Signing Avatars

Question: What bodily features and grammatical features are essential for comprehension of an “signing creature” avatar?

Goals: Determine the degree of anthropomorphization, based on the phonological requirements of American Sign Language, to capture and sustain young children’s attention and learning in the new wave of storybook apps that VL2 has ushered forth.