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SLG 202 American Sign Language IV
Credit Hours:  4
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: None
AGEC: Cultural (Ethnic/Race/Gender) Awareness  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures, 1 Recitation
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
Cross-Listed:


Description: Building upon the skills taught in SLG201, this course emphasizes advanced sign language fluency, conversational skills, comprehension skills, and cultural features. Course is taught primarily in American Sign Language. Prerequisites: RDG094 and SLG201.

Prerequisites: RDG094, SLG201

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
LATF (c2010) approved format:
Audience Moderately sympathetic, given the level of the task.
Production
Using American Sign Language and an appropriate amount of creativity, improvisation, and elaboration to:
1. (Comprehension Level) Describe objects, places, people, and events.
2. (Application Level) Express feelings, opinions, emotional reactions, volition, doubt, and contingent situations.
3. (Synthesis Level) Narrate a series of events in past, present & future timeframes.
4. (Application Level) Apply A.S.L. skills in communicating short stories, narrative, and dialogues at the advanced level.
5. (Synthesis Level) Initiate, respond, and maintain face-to-face conversations with a moderate amount of spontaneity using present and past tenses.

Reception
From a signer who uses natural pace and articulation, visually comprehend the gist and numerous details to:
1. (Comprehension Level) Comprehend descriptions of objects, places, people, and events on topics containing subjective information.
2. (Comprehension Level) Comprehend beliefs, feelings, opinions, emotional reactions, and contingent situations.
3. (Comprehension Level) Comprehend narrations of a series of events in past, present & future timeframes.

Culture:
1. (Evaluation Level) Interpret cultural norms, values, beliefs, and regional variations within areas/communities where sign language is used.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Language ATF guidelines applied to Measurable Student Learning Outcomes listed above.