ASL 102 : Elementary American Sign Language II

A continuation of ASL 101, this course continues student development of visual-spatial orientation, face and body expression, vocabulary and grammar. Lessons are presented in a meaningful/functional context. Analysis of expressive (what/ how you sign) skills is explored, however, receptive (what you understand) skills are emphasized. Cultural aspects of the Deaf community are explored through literature and community events. Prerequisite: ASL 101. Three class hours and one lab hour per week. Instructional Support Fee applies. Gen. Ed. Competencies Met: Human Expression. 3 credits Spring
  1. Sustain conversations and/or present information in American Sign Language.
  2. Create, perform and digitally record original narratives, as well as re-telling of narrative models.
  3. Examine the self-perceptions and identity formation of culturally Deaf individuals.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of ASL syntax.
  5. Practice successful ASL active-learning behaviors.