2014-2015 Academic Catalog 
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2014-2015 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ASL& 123 - American Sign Language III

5.0 Credits
Continuation of ASL& 122. 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. Prerequisite: Completion of ASL& 122 with a minimum grade of 2.0 or equivalent or instructor permission.

Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
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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