SIGN 102 - American Sign Language II - Desiree Duong
|Course:||American Sign Language II|
Desiree Duong is a Deaf ASL Educator and she has been teaching ASL professionally since 2016. She received her Bachelors of Arts in Deaf Studies: ASL literature at Cal State University, Northridge and a Master's degree in Sign Language Education at Gallaudet University.
Continues the study of American Sign Language (ASL) designed to increase the student's proficiency in intermediate ASL communication skills with a continued emphasis on compression skills, conversational skills, cultural awareness, grammatical features and vocabulary development.
What to Expect in this Course
This course is synchronous (onlineLIVE) and an eight-week summer session. It is a fast pace course. I don't recommend you taking this course if your schedule is constantly changing and skipping our live sessions.
You are required to attend our class from Mondays to Thursdays at 12:30 PM to 2:40 PM. Your attendance & participation will be recorded for each session and graded.
Students are expected to attend class on a regular basis. Any student absent for any reason for more than 10% of the class meetings may be dropped by the instructor prior to 75% of the course. After the 75% of the course, neither the instructor, nor the student, may withdraw from the course. The student's absence from an online course shall be determined by the last day on which the student was academically engaged and participated in an academically related activity in the class.
We will be heavily using Zoom (Mondays - Thursdays) and Canvas (LMS) to submit your assignments & taking your exams.
Types of Assessments
Weekly quizzes, video assignments, online discussion boards, ASL event reflection papers, and comprehension (receptive) & production (expressive) exams.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Smith, C., Lentz, E., and Mikos, K.
Signing Naturally: Student Workbook & Video (Units 7 - 12)
Dawn Sign Press, 2014
Other Relevant Course Information
Be ready and brush up your ASL skills for this course!
- Be comfortable with:
- Using your ASL skills
- Converse with your peers using ASL
- Using a web camera
- Navigating using Canvas
- Be familiar with using Canvas & GoReact
- Using your ASL skills
- Practice & review outside of the online course
Declaimer: If this course is full. It is full. Please check other courses for availability.
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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Last updated: 06/10/2022 Sub#: 1403