House Bill 2504 Spring 2011 Course Syllabus SGNL-1301-50 (Sign Language I)
Spring 2011 Course Syllabus
SGNL-1301-50 (Sign Language I)
|Instructor||Martin, Gabriel Anthony|
|Course ID #||10094|
|Course Title||Sign Language I|
|Course Description||Introduction to American sign language and signed English systems.|
1. Signing Naturally level I workbook and DVD, Dawn Sign Publishing
2. Train Go Sorry, Random Publishing
A) Vocabulary Development
1. The student will be exposed to vocabulary items in Units 1-6
of Signing Naturally.
2. Given a set of targeted vocabulary items drawn from class
items and videos, the student will demonstrate comprehensive
mastery of vocabulary items.
B) Grammatical Features
1. The student will demonstrate comprehensive mastery of target,
content-specific commands, questions, and statements in ASL.
2. The student will be exposed to short dialogue in ASL as
directed by the instructor.
C) Conversational Skills
1. The student will demonstrate comprehension and conversation
2. The student will demonstrate comprehension and production of
regulating behaviors (i.e. attention getting techniques, turn
taking signals, and others)
3. The student will be exposed to short narratives and stories
in ASL told by the instructor, Deaf users of ASL or ASL
4. The student will demonstrate the ability to initiate, conduct
and terminate a short content-specific conversation.
D) Cultural Awareness
1. The student will read/see information on Deaf Americans, ASL,
and its history. The student is responsible for reading the
text, TRAIN GO SORRY. Text cultural information will be
discussed during class.
2. The student will attend social functions/events at which
members of the Deaf community are present.
1. Video Resp/Deaf Event Reaction Papers/Lab 100 pts 600-540 = A
2. 2 Videotaped Assignments (50pts each) 100 pts 539-480 = B
3. Quizzes and Workbook 100 pts 479-420 = C
4. Midterm Exam (Expressive and receptive) 100 pts 419-360 = D
5. Final Project – expressive 100 pts 359-0 = F
Final Exam – written 100 pts
TOTAL = 600 pts
ASL Linguistics and Sign Vocabulary
Some Historical notes of the Education of Deaf and Hard-of-hearing children
|Attendance Policy||Class attendence is expected. If you are are absent due to LSCPA approved absence you are responsible for making up any requirements. Prior notification is encouraged.|
|Determination of Final Grade||See major assignment area.|
|Final Exam Date||May 17, 2011 - 5:30 PM|
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