PCC/ CCOG / ITP

Course Content and Outcome Guide for ITP 212

Course Number:
ITP 212
Course Title:
American Sign Language V
Credit Hours:
4
Lecture Hours:
40
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Continues work of ITP 211. Focuses on more advanced grammar features, non-manual behaviors, language skill development, register continuum, and 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:
-Continue to act with respect, knowledge and understanding of Deaf people and ASL with an appreciation for their linguistic and cultural diversity
-Continue to produce ASL using grammatically correct sentence structure in discourse with 70 percent accuracy
-Continue to discuss and explain more advanced grammatical features and non-manual behaviors in depth
-Continue to use signs, ASL numbering systems and fingerspelling correctly and appropriately
-Continue to utilize classifiers, space, all grammatical features and non-manual behaviors that were covered in previous classes
-Continue to develop skill in discussing various topics
-Continue to develop skill utilizing transition, repair conversations, and cohesion in context
-Analyze of individual skills through videotapes and by selecting two specific areas on which to focus and increase these skills
-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, individual work on specific areas 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
  • Analysis of spatialization 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
  • Analyze of individual skills through videotape and by selecting two specific areas on which to focus and increase these skills
  • Analysis of discourse and how to utilize it will be demonstrated; the students will continue to apply the skill in context
  • Analysis of register continuum and how to utilize it will be demonstrated; the students will continue to apply the skill in context

Related Instruction

Communication
Hours: 90

 

 

 

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 produce ASL using grammatically correct sentence structure in discourse with 70 percent accuracy
-Continue to discuss and explain more advanced grammatical features and non-manual behaviors in depth
-Continue to use signs, ASL numbering systems and fingerspelling correctly and appropriately
-Continue to utilize classifiers, space, all grammatical features and non-manual behaviors that were covered in previous classes
-Continue to develop skill in discussing various topics
-Continue to develop skill utilizing transition, repair conversations, and cohesion in context
-Analyze of individual skills through videotapes and by selecting two specific areas on which to focus and increase these skills
-Continue to apply language learning skills outside the classroom. 12.2008