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SLG 201 American Sign Language III
Credit Hours:  4
Effective Term: Fall 2010
SUN#: None
Credit Breakdown: 4 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F

Description: A continuation of the skills taught in SLG 102, this course emphasizes improved fluency and comprehension of ASL, Deaf culture and the evolution of ASL. Course is taught primarily in American Sign Language.

Prerequisites: SLG102

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension level) Describe the history of schools for the deaf.
2. (Application level) Demonstrate creativity in signing both on familiar and unfamiliar topics.
3. (Comprehension level) Discuss the process by which ASL was accepted as an actual language.
4. (Comprehension level) Explain the laws that aid those who have a hearing loss.
5. (Comprehension level) Explain the difference between the terms "deaf" and "Deaf."
6. (Application level) Demonstrate advanced receptive abilities.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Students can perform the following tasks at 70 percent or higher accuracy.
1. Express through written and signed questions knowledge of the history of schools for the deaf.
2. Compare and contrast examples of ASL poetry, jokes, stories, fables, and folklore with English equivalents in written and signed expressions.
3. Create original works of poetry, jokes, stories and fables and present in ASL.
3. Research and present information (in ASL) regarding the study and acceptance of ASL.
4. Respond to written and signed questions regarding the laws that effect those who have a hearing loss.
5. In a written format discuss the cultural implications of the terms "deaf" and "DEAF."
6. Respond in writing to questions based on signed sentences and stories from a variety of signers (young, old, male, female, etc.)