Master Course Outline
ASL& 123
American Sign Language III


Credits: 1- 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Humanities]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Continuation of ASL& 122. This is the third course in a series of three courses that introduces the basics of American Sign Language (ASL). In this course students will learn appropriate ways to express emotion and opinion. Students will sign for the class from a creative work: poetry, a play, an excerpt from a novel, or some other written work approved by the instructor. Prerequisite: C- or better in ASL& 122 or equivalent course. Formerly COMM 109, American Sign Language III.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Master at least 350 new signs for words, phrases, and abstract ideas.
  • Demonstrate their knowledge of basic concepts, rules, and functions of ASL through application in a consistent manner.
  • Demonstrate improved speed and fluency of signing using proper rhythm and body movement, with appropriate mouth movements and non-manual behavior.
  • Demonstrate their ability to maintain an in-depth conversation with other ASL users of varied skill levels.
  • Demonstrate their knowledge of the deaf culture including education, employment, and other life functions.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ASL& 123
    Spring 2014
    6218
    Nancy Henry
    ASL& 123
    Spring 2013
    6218
    Nancy Henry
    ASL& 123
    Spring 2012
    6218
    Nancy Henry
    ASL& 123
    Spring 2011
    6218
    Nancy Henry
    ASL& 123
    Spring 2010
    6218
    Nancy Henry


    Two Year Projected Schedule

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