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Course Number:
ITP 111
Course Title:
Advanced ASL
Credit Hours:
4
Lecture Hours:
40
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0

Course Description

Teaches advanced ASL and culturally appropriate communication in Deaf communities. Covers advanced grammatical features, non-manual markers, language skill development, register, and discourse features in ASL. Prerequisites: Admission to the ASL/English Interpretation Program or Deaf Studies Program and department permission.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the linguistic and cultural diversity in the Deaf communities.

  • Describe the impact of Deaf culture on intercultural communications.

  • Produce grammatically and culturally correct ASL, including appropriate production, syntax, prosody, non-manual markers, depiction, discourse markers, transitions, and use of space.

Course Activities and Design

This course will include live and recorded demonstrations, lectures, 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 and knowledge of grammatical features, and recording of students' expressive skill in ASL.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)


Includes all or most of the following:

  • Various topics and current issues related to politics will be discussed and analyzed as to how to express these topics with appropriate use of depiction and space
  • Parliamentary procedures and terminology will be discussed and students will run a mock meeting
  • Pledge of allegiance to the Flag and National Anthem will be discussed and practiced signing them
  • Application of grammatical features and non-manual markers will be analyzed and discussed
  • Techniques for giving feedback in a professional and supportive manner

Related Instruction

Communication
Hours: 75

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the linguistic and cultural diversity in the Deaf communities.

  • Describe the impact of Deaf culture on intercultural communications.

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

  • Preparation and presentation of specific topics and language skill 
  • Documentation of the presentation by videoing their work
  • Direct instruction and feedback from peers and instructor on their signed performance, and receptive skills on a variety of academic topics.
  • Application of language skill to professional setting academic level language, requiring a greater understanding of vocabulary and register.
  • Adjust the discourse as necessary to adhere to the standards of academic ASL including audience analysis, message organization, and developing confidence in one's presentational skills.