Fall ASL Online Courses

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Fall

ASL I (3 credits)

COURSE #DATESINSTRUCTORS
PST 301-OL1 8/28/17 - 10/20/17 Svenna Pedersen
PST 301-OL2 10/23/17 - 12/15/17 Guthrie Nutter
PST 301-OL3 8/28/17 - 10/20/17 Tyrone Giordano
PST 301-OL4 10/23/17 - 12/15/17 Tyrone Giordano
PST 301-OL5 8/28/17 - 10/20/17 Miranda Medugno
PST 301-OL6 10/23/17 - 12/15/17 Miranda Medugno
Course description: This course introduces the basics of American Sign Language (ASL) and is designed for students who have little or no previous knowledge of ASL. Readiness for learning will be approached via visual-gestural communication techniques, visual discrimination, and visual memory exercises. ASL questions, commands, and other simple sentence structures are introduced to develop rudimentary conversational skills in ASL. Information about the Deaf Community and Deaf Culture will be introduced.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $888*
Course Materials: 1) Lentz, E.M., Mikos, K., and Smith, C. 2008.  Signing Naturally Student DVD & Workbook (Units 1, 2, 3, 4, 6)  2) GoReact ($19.95)

ASL II (3 credits)

COURSE #DATESINSTRUCTORS
PST 302-OL1 8/28/17 - 10/20/17 Svenna Pedersen
PST 302-OL2 10/23/17 - 12/15/17 Svenna Pedersen
PST 302-OL3 10/23/17 - 12/15/17 Shannon Engelhart
PST 302-OL4 10/23/17 - 12/15/17 TBD
Course description: This course is designed to continue development of American Sign Language (ASL) skills with primary focus on refining the use of basic ASL sentence types. Pronominalization, classifiers, spatial referencing, pluralization, and temporal and distributional aspects are introduced. Students will learn routine communicative functions of the language: asking, requesting, providing clarification, giving and asking for directions. Information about the Deaf Community and Deaf Culture will be included.
Prerequisite: ASL I with a grade of "B" or better, or equivalent and permission of program coordinator.
Tuition: $888*
Course Materials: Lentz, E.M., Mikos, K., and Smith, C. 2014. Signing Naturally Student DVD & Workbook.(Units 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11 will be covered) GoReact ($19.95)

ASL III (3 credits)

COURSE #DATESINSTRUCTORS
PST 303-OL1 8/28/17 - 10/20/17 Lori Woods
PST 303-OL2 10/23/17 - 12/15/17 Lori Woods
Course description: This course builds on skills learned in American Sign Language (ASL) II, adding more complex ASL grammatical features and vocabulary, short stories, narratives, and dialogues. The course will include description of general surroundings, appropriate sequencing, temporal aspects and conditionals. Information about the Deaf Community and Deaf Culture will be included.
Prerequisite: ASL II with a grade of "B" or better, or equivalent and permission of program coordinator.
Tuition: $888*
Course Materials: Lentz, E.M., Mikos, K., and Smith, C. 1993. Signing Naturally Level 2 Student DVD and Workbook (Units 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 will be covered)
2) GoReact ($19.95)

ASL IV (3 credits)

COURSE #DATESINSTRUCTORS
PST 304-OL1 8/28/17 - 10/20/17 Brenda Flagier
PST 304-OL2 10/23/17 - 12/15/17 Erin Oleson
Course description: This course expands on the development of American Sign Language (ASL) vocabulary and grammar, including the use of two to three character role shifts. Students describe settings, and explain or discuss everyday objects and their use, step-by-step processes, cause and effect, and culturally significant topics relating to the Deaf Community.
Prerequisite: ASL III with a grade of "B" or better, or equivalent and permission of program coordinator.
Tuition: $888*
Course Materials:
Lentz, E.M., Mikos, K., and Smith, C. 2001. Signing Naturally Level 3 Student DVD and Workbook 18, 19, 20, 21 will be covered)
2) GoReact ($19.95)