PCC/ CCOG / ITP

Course Content and Outcome Guide for ITP 113

Course Number:
ITP 113
Course Title:
American Sign Language III
Credit Hours:
5
Lecture Hours:
50
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Continues work of ITP 112. Focuses on additional grammar features, non-manual behaviors, higher language skill development including discourse skill 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:

  • Act with respect, knowledge and understanding of Deaf people and ASL with an appreciation for their linguistic and cultural diversity
  • Discuss and explain grammatical features and non-manual behaviors in depth
  • Produce ASL in grammatically correct sentences in context with 70 percent accuracy
  • Continue to use signs, ASL numbering systems and fingerspelling correctly when appropriate
  • Describe and identify things using classifiers and space
  • Discuss various current issues from newspaper, magazine, or internet articles
  • Develop skill in discussing opinions on various current issues
  • Develop skill arguing and/or debating various current issues in a longer dialogue
  • Develop skill listening and responding or asking questions in a culturally appropriate manner
  • Develop skill giving feedback and criticism to peers in a non-threatening way
  • Discuss and appropriately apply various grammatical features in context
  • Analyze and appropriately apply transition, repair conversations, and cohesion in context
  • 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 grammatical features, and videotaping of students' expressive skill in ASL.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Includes all or most of the following on a continual basis:

  • Various topics using classifiers and space appropriately in context
  • Analysis of various current issues and how to express these topics will be discussed in small groups
  • Spatial analysis of  and how to utilize it will be demonstrated; the students will continue to apply the skill in context
  • Analysis and comparison of various topics and how to express them will be demonstrated; the students will continue to apply these skills in context.
  • Analysis of pronominalization and how to express it will be demonstrated; the students will continue to 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; the students will continue to apply these skills in context
  • Techniques for giving feedback and criticism in a non-threatening way; the students will continue to develop this skill
  • Analysis of sentence types, subjects and objects, locatives, pluralization, temporal aspect, distributional aspect, and time and how to utilize them will be demonstrated; the students will continue to apply these skills in context
  • Analysis of transition and repair conversation and how to utilize them will be demonstrated using signers on videotaped; the students will then apply the skills in context
  • Analysis of cohesion and how to utilize it will be demonstrated using signers on videotaped; the students will then apply the skill in context



Related Instruction

Computation
Hours: 25

Outcomes: 

 
Continue to use signs, ASL numbering systems and fingerspelling correctly when appropriate
 

Activities: 

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Includes all or most of the following on a continual basis:
Various topics using classifiers and space appropriately in context
Analysis of various current issues and how to express these topics will be discussed in small groups
Spatial analysis and how to utilize it will be demonstrated; the students will continue to apply the skill in context
Analysis and comparison of various topics and how to express them will be demonstrated; the students will continue to apply these skills in context.
Analysis of pronominalization and how to express it will be demonstrated; the students will continue to 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; the students will continue to apply these skills in context
Techniques for giving feedback and criticism in a non-threatening way; the students will continue to develop this skill
Analysis of sentence types, subjects and objects, locatives, pluralization, temporal aspect, distributional aspect, and time and how to utilize them
will be demonstrated; the students will continue to apply these skills in context
Analysis of transition and repair conversation and how to utilize them will be demonstrated using signers on videotaped; the students will then apply the skills in context
Analysis of cohesion and how to utilize it will be demonstrated using signers on videotaped; the students will then apply the skill in context

Communication
Hours: 150

Outcomes: 

Act with respect, knowledge and understanding of Deaf people and ASL with an appreciation for their linguistic and cultural diversity
Discuss and explain grammatical features and non-manual behaviors in depth
Produce ASL in grammatically correct sentences in context with 70 percent accuracy
Continue to use signs, ASL numbering systems and fingerspelling correctly when appropriate
Describe and identify things using classifiers and space
Discuss various current issues from newspaper, magazine, or internet articles
Develop skill in discussing opinions on various current issues
Develop skill arguing and/or debating various current issues in a longer dialogue
Develop skill listening and responding or asking questions in a culturally appropriate manner
Develop skill giving feedback and criticism to peers in a non-threatening way
Discuss and appropriately apply various grammatical features in context
Analyze and appropriately apply transition, repair conversations, and cohesion in context
Continue to apply language learning skills outside the classroom
 

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Includes all or most of the following on a continual basis:
Various topics using classifiers and space appropriately in context
Analysis of various current issues and how to express these topics will be discussed in small groups
Spatial analysis and how to utilize it will be demonstrated; the students will continue to apply the skill in context
Analysis and comparison of various topics and how to express them will be demonstrated; the students will continue to apply these skills in context.
Analysis of pronominalization and how to express it will be demonstrated; the students will continue to 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; the students will continue to apply these skills in context
Techniques for giving feedback and criticism in a non-threatening way; the students will continue to develop this skill
Analysis of sentence types, subjects and objects, locatives, pluralization, temporal aspect, distributional aspect, and time and how to utilize them
will be demonstrated; the students will continue to apply these skills in context
Analysis of transition and repair conversation and how to utilize them will be demonstrated using signers on videotaped; the students will then apply the skills in context
Analysis of cohesion and how to utilize it will be demonstrated using signers on videotaped; the students will then apply the skill in context