Sign 101 - American Sign Language I - Esteban N Gomez
|Course:||American Sign Language I|
|Professor:||Esteban N Gomez|
Welcome! My name is Esteban N. Gomez, and I will be your American Sign Language instructor for this semester here at College of the Canyons. This course meets synchronously every Monday and Wednesday from 3:30 pm - 5:50 pm.
American Sign Language I is a basic study of Sign Language based upon American Sign Language (ASL). This course is designed to develop the student’s proficiency in basic Sign Language vocabulary, conversational skill and knowledge of Deaf culture and the Deaf community. Students will demonstrate the ability to produce grammatically correct expressive and receptive skills.
What to Expect in this Course
American Sign Language is a visual-gestural language and not an auditory-spoken language; therefore, instruction and student-student/teacher-student interactions will be conducted in American Sign Language. There will be no talking during lecture time, only signing.
This class is taught in a distant education format. Distant education format includes synchronous meetings via online. Additionally, you will have coursework to be completed on your own time.
The type of coursework to expect in this class are:
- Online test/quizzes
- Recorded video presentations
- Synchronous lectures
- Homework (to be submitted online)
- Outside classwork (readings, watching videos, etc.)
- Deaf culture paper
- Exit interview/Spontaneous Dialogue
It is imperative to have access to a web camera (phone camera is ok) to record yourself for your videos.
This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at https://coc.instructure.com. Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:
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- CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password
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Last updated: 10/06/2021 Sub#: 741