Master Course Outline
ASL& 122
American Sign Language II


Credits: 1- 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
This is the second course in a series introducing the basics of American Sign Language (ASL). This expands on the students knowledge of the ASL vocabulary, grammar. The deaf culture is explored in relation to the use of ASL for communication. Emphasis on vocabulary for every day communication; proper grammar; facial expression; and the tone of voice created through specific motions. Prerequisite: C- or better in ASL& 121 or equivalent course. Prerequisite: C- or better in ASL& 121 or equivalent course. Formerly COMM 108, American Sign Language II.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Master at least 350 new signs for words and phrases with appropriate grammar and usage.
  • Demonstrate mastery of ASL vocabulary through class presentations of creative works.
  • Demonstrate an improvement in translating ideas and questions from English to ASL and ASL to English.
  • Identify, explain, and illustrate the concepts, rules, and functions of ASL through application and written assignments.
  • Demonstrate receptive comprehension of ASL by responding to questions asked about a signed story or conversation.
  • Demonstrate a deeper understanding of the deaf culture and its history through class discussion and written assignments.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ASL& 122
    Winter 2014
    6217
    Nancy Henry
    ASL& 122
    Winter 2013
    6217
    Nancy Henry
    ASL& 122
    Winter 2012
    6217
    Nancy Henry
    ASL& 122
    Winter 2011
    6217
    Nancy Henry
    ASL& 122
    Winter 2010
    6217
    Nancy Henry


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.