2012-2013 Catalog 
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2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ASL& 123 - American Sign Language III

5.0 Credits
Continuation of ASL& 122 (was ASL 102). Vocabulary expansion, idioms, and increasingly sophisticated grammatical structures. Focus on receptive skills continues with an increased emphasis on expressive skills. Continuing study of Deaf culture (was ASL 103). Prerequisite: Completion of ASL& 122  (was ASL 102) with a minimum grade of 2.0 or equivalent or instructor permission.

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Use intermediate level ASL grammatical structures, including more complex classifiers, spatial organization, and noun-verb pairs. [REASON]
  2. Develop intermediate level skills incorporating classifiers and adverbial markers into descriptive sentences and narratives. [REASON]
  3. Engage in conversations about a variety of topics including routines and personal characteristics. [COMMUNICATE]
  4. Explain the complexities of topics concerning the Deaf community (for example, cochlear implants, oralism and Deaf education) from a variety of perspectives. [EXPLORE]
  5. Enhance awareness of culturally appropriate conversational strategies used by a variety of Deaf community members to include tactile signing and modes of communication along the sign continuum. [ACT]
  6. Utilize video to not only analyze their own expressive skills, but also demonstrate receptive skills by watching and responding to a variety of ASL users’ material. [ACT]

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