DELIVERY METHODS / LEARNING ACTIVITIES:
Course material is covered through lectures, videos, group discussions, ASL Vlogs, group practiceand video practice.
LIST OF TEXTBOOKS AND OTHER TEACHING AIDS:
Baker, C. & Cokely, D. (1991). American Sign Language: A Teacher’s Resource Text onGrammar and Culture. Clerc Books: Gallaudet University, Washington DC.Lentz, E.M., Mikos, K. & Smith, C. (2001). Vista: American Sign Language Series: Signing Naturally Level III. First Edition Student Videotext & Workbook .Dawn Sign Press: San Diego.
SUPPLIES:You will need the following technical requirements for this course:
Microsoft Windows 2000, XP or Vista/Macintosh OS 9, X or higher
512 MB RAM
Microsoft Office XP or higher
Internet access (high-speed recommended)
Webcam with a minimum 30 frames per second (fps)
E-mail (as all materials/instructions are sent via e-mail, not paper)
For full-time and part-time day students, post-secondary and non post-secondary, officialemail correspondence from the College will be sent only to the College address and not to anyother email address.
This course assumes a minimum level of proficiency skills and computer experience. Thefollowing is a list of computer readiness skills needed for the course.
Basic keyboard and mouse proficiency
Word-processing (typing, cutting, copying, and pasting)
Working with files (opening, saving, and “saving as”)
Email (sending, receiving, replying, forwarding, and attaching files)
WWW (navigating the WWW and using search engines)
Creating VLOG and Wiki WetPaint sites
Regular attendance is required. Please contact the course professor if you are unable to attendclass before class commences. In the event you are delayed, please join the class with as minimaldisruption as possible to the other students. Latecomers to class are responsible for announcements, and the collection of notes or handouts.
COURSE NAME: ASL DISCOURSE IPAGE: 3COURSE CODE: SIGN 3021