SRJC Course Outlines

10/22/2020 3:06:11 AMASL 2A Course Outline as of Fall 1996

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  ASL 2ATitle:  AMER SIGN LANG 2A  
Full Title:  American Sign Language 2A
Last Reviewed:3/23/2015

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  ASL 52A

Catalog Description:
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Expansion of conversational functions and grammar introduced in ASL 1A and ASL 1B; locating things, asking for solutions to everyday problems, telling about life events and personal background, making suggestions, requests, and asking permission.

Course Completion of ASL 2 ( or ASL 1B or ASL 51B or SE 214B)

Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of ASL 5 ( or ASL 55 or SE 217)

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Expansion of conversational functions & grammar introduced in ASL 1A & ASL 1B. Locating things, asking for solutions to everyday problems, telling about life events & personal background; making suggestions & requests, asking permission.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of ASL 2 ( or ASL 1B or ASL 51B or SE 214B)
Recommended:Course Completion of ASL 5 ( or ASL 55 or SE 217)
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1991
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C2HumanitiesFall 1991
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 6ALanguage Other Than EnglishFall 1996
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1996Inactive:
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1996Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable


Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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The successful student will demonstrate 65% accuracy in the areas of:
1.  Conversational ASL with increased comprehension and production
2.  Use of 200 signs with appropriate function and grammar
3.  Advanced ASL grammar
4.  ASL cultural information, including participation in Deaf community

Topics and Scope
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  I.  Content of instructional activities includes but is not limited
     to, the following:
     A. Grammatical forms necessary for conversational functions
        relating to:
        1. object location around the house
        2. complaints/requests
        3. life events, nationalities, and family histories
        4. object description
        5. talking about weekend
     B. Numbers to 119
     C. Vocabulary commensurate with conversational funcitons
     D. Deaf Culture informaiton
     E. Conversational strategies
II.  Tasks
     A. Locate physical objects around house
     B. Criticize behaviors, spouse, children, pets, neighbors, etc.
     C. Discuss medical terminology related to symptoms and course of
        medical treatment
     D. Express concern and give suggestions
     E. Exchange personal information about life events, including
        family background
     F. Discuss foreign countries and world travel
III.  Scope
     The range of this course corresponds to completion of the college
     level representative text, including, but not limited to, major
     language functions as well as specific and cultural behaviors.
     Language comprehension and production are equally stressed at
     this level.

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1.  Students use a Videotext and related Workbook, which contain all
   assignments.  Ex: Students view a conversation and answer questions
   from the workbook.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 60%
Homework problems, Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 35%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 35%
Multiple choice, True/false, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Lentz, Mikos and Smith. DawnSign Press, 1990. (Lessons 13-15 and review).

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