Sep 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog

ASL 202 - American Sign Language IV


Class: 3 Credits: 3
This course concentrates on intermediate conversational and discourse skills using American Sign Language. This course is conducted entirely using American Sign Language.

Prerequisite(s): Take ASL 201 
Course Topics:
  • Incorporating classifiers into descriptions
  • Verb aspect _ temporal, durative, sequencing
  • Numbers past 1,000
  • Spatial relationships
  • Cooking and recipes
  • Layouts of buildings and rooms
  • Comparison shopping
  • Expressing opinions and justifying decisions
  • Inventions throughout history in the Deaf community
  • Planning a vacation
  • Handshape stories

Textbooks:
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site
Required Materials:
  • Access to D2L
  • GoReact License purchased at the SCC bookstore or online

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59


Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate grammatical features of American Sign Language at intermediate skill level.
  2. Discuss topics and create narratives in American Sign Language using appropriate ASL Discourse structure at a moderate to normal rate.
  3. Demonstrate culturally appropriate behaviors used in the Deaf community including proper levels of detail in descriptions.
  4. Demonstrate comprehension of messages given in American Sign Language by providing appropriate feedback.
  5. Present new information and make recommendations about assigned topics and people, incorporating reliable research sources.
  6. Examine authentic texts and literature to expand cultural and linguistic awareness.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Policies that include:

  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Proctored Exams

Face Covering Requirements:
All faculty, staff and students must wear a face mask/covering at all times (absent a medical condition) on all SCC campuses when safe social distancing measures are not possible or difficult to follow. For further details, refer to the Student Guidelines for Face Coverings and Social Distancing on the SCC Coronavirus COVID-19 Information page.
Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard SCC Course Polices on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Add/Drop period
  • Appeals Process
  • Class Attendance
  • Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy


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2020-2021