SIGL 201 American Sign Language 3*

This course, a continuation of American Sign Language 2 and will be taught in the target language. Greater emphasis is placed upon mastery of the linguistic principles of ASL in student generated conversations and monologues. Students will construct stories and narratives in the target language. Emphasis is placed on broadening the student’s vocabulary in terms of being conceptually accurate (Semantics). Social opportunities and cultural information will expand student awareness of the relationships between language and culture. Videotaping and constructive feedback are necessary components of instruction. Required for Sign Language Majors. 

Credits

4 Credits

Prerequisite

SIGL 102 with a ‘C’ or better

Corequisite

SIGL 201L

General Education Competency

GEM Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing

Notes

Required for Sign Language Majors.

SIGL 201American Sign Language 3*

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

English, Languages, and Philosophy Department

II. Course Specification

Course Type

General Education

General Education Competency

GEM Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing

Credit Hours Narrative

4 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

64

Prerequisite Narrative

SIGL 102 with a ‘C’ or better

Corequisite Narrative

SIGL 201L

Notes and Advisories (only if included in catalog)

Required for Sign Language Majors.

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This course, a continuation of American Sign Language 2 and will be taught in the target language. Greater emphasis is placed upon mastery of the linguistic principles of ASL in student generated conversations and monologues. Students will construct stories and narratives in the target language. Emphasis is placed on broadening the student’s vocabulary in terms of being conceptually accurate (Semantics). Social opportunities and cultural information will expand student awareness of the relationships between language and culture. Videotaping and constructive feedback are necessary components of instruction. Required for Sign Language Majors. 

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

General education courses in the humanities address at least three of the following five student learning outcomes: Students will demonstrate how the arts, philosophy, or languages reflect and shape humanity and the values of cultures. Students will analyze major artistic and philosophical works from representative periods and movements. Students will recognize and gain an understanding of cultural diversity as reflected in languages, the arts, or philosophy. Students will develop the skills to critically evaluate artistic and philosophical works and their contribution to the human experience. Students will possess the skills to initiate and sustain conversations in which they can communicate competently at the level appropriate to their language exposure and experience. SIGL 201 addresses Humanities General Education Student Learning Outcomes A, C and E.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies