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SLG 201 American Sign Language III
Credit Hours:  4
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#:  None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 4 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only

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 residential and day 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. (Comprehension Level) Extend feelings, opinions, emotional reactions, and contingent situations
7. (Application Level) Demonstrate intermediate receptive abilities.
8. (Application Level) Use appropriate conversational structure in medium length A.S.L. conversations.
9. (Application) Apply A.S.L. skills in communicating short stories, narrative, and dialogues at the intermediate level.
10. (Synthesis Level) Respond in writing to questions based on signed sentences and stories from a variety of signers.
11. (Comprehension Level) Describe and exhibit initial understanding of cultural norms, values, beliefs, and regional variations within areas where sign language is used.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Students will utilize American Sign Language (ASL) and written English to communicate effectively with diverse audiences, or a variety of purposes.