PCC/ CCOG / ITP

Course Content and Outcome Guide for ITP 112

Course Number:
ITP 112
Course Title:
American Sign Language II
Credit Hours:
5
Lecture Hours:
50
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Continues work of ITP 111. An accelerated course designed for interpreting students. Focuses on grammar features, non-manual behaviors and higher language skill development in ASL. Includes wide range of topics. Admission into Sign Language Interpretation program and department permission required.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Continue to act with respect, knowledge and understanding of Deaf people and ASL with an appreciation for their linguistic and cultural diversity
  • Continue to understand and explain grammar features and non-manual behaviors in depth
  • Continue to produce signs, fingerspelled words and numbers with 70 percent accuracy
  • Continue to use ASL numbering systems correctly and fingerspelling when it is appropriate
  • Continue describe and identify things using classifiers and space
  • Continue discuss various current issues from newspaper, magazine, or internet articles
  • Continue develop skill in discussing opinions on various current issues
  • Continue develop skill arguing and/or debating various current issues
  • Continue develop skill listening and responding or asking questions in a culturally appropriate manner
  • Continue develop skill giving feedback and criticism to peers in a non-threatening way
  • Continue discuss and apply various grammar features in context appropriately
  • Continue to apply language learning skills outside the classroom

Course Activities and Design


This course will include live and videotaped demonstrations, lectures, drills, videotapes, small group discussions, student presentations, and other hands-on activities.

Outcome Assessment Strategies


Assessment strategies include observation of students' in-class receptive and expressive skill in ASL, written quizzes on receptive skill, knowledge of grammar features, and videotaping of students' expressive skill in ASL.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

 

Includes all or most of the following:

  • Various topics using classifiers and space appropriately in context
  • Various current issues will analyzed and discussed on how to express these topics in small groups
  • Analysis of spatialization and how to utilize it will be demonstrated; the students will then apply the skill in context
  • Analysis and comparison of various topics and how to express them will be demonstrated; the students will then apply these skills in context.
  • Analysis of pronominalization and how to express it will be demonstrated; the students will then apply the skill in context
  • Analysis of grammatical features and non-manual behaviors and how to apply them in ASL will be analyzed and discussed
  • Techniques for giving feedback and criticism in a non-threatening way

Related Instruction

Computation
Hours: 25

Outcomes:

  • Continue to produce signs, fingerspelled words and numbers with 70 percent accuracy
  • Continue to use ASL numbering systems correctly and fingerspelling when it is appropriate

Communication
Hours: 150

Outcomes:

  • Continue to understand and explain grammar features and non-manual behaviors in depth
  • Continue to produce signs, fingerspelled words and numbers with 70 percent accuracy
  • Continue to use ASL numbering systems correctly and fingerspelling when it is appropriate
  • Continue describe and identify things using classifiers and space
  • Continue discuss various current issues from newspaper, magazine, or internet articles
  • Continue develop skill in discussing opinions on various current issues
  • Continue develop skill arguing and/or debating various current issues
  • Continue develop skill listening and responding or asking questions in a culturally appropriate manner
  • Continue develop skill giving feedback and criticism to peers in a nonthreatening way
  • Continue discuss and apply various grammar features in context appropriately
  • Continue to apply language learning skills outside the classroom