Spring 2015 Class Schedule (ARC)



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SILA 305    American Sign Language 1    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 and ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 and ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is a beginning course in a series of five courses in American Sign Language (ASL). The instructional activities are based on an immersion approach, in which the learners develop the language competency in source and target language. The emphasis is on non-speech communication.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        08:00AM-10:05AM LEC P.Weeks              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 227  14086 
Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

TTh       08:00AM-10:05AM LEC M.Greenstone         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  14087 Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

TTh       10:00AM-12:05PM LEC G.Benson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 227  12700 Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

MW        10:15AM-12:20PM LEC P.Weeks              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 227  11199 Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC M.Greenstone         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 227  11200 Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

TTh       12:30PM-02:35PM LEC G.Benson             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 227  13337 Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

MW        03:00PM-05:05PM LEC N.Dutra              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 227  13338 Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

TTh       03:00PM-05:05PM LEC E.West Oyedele       ARC MAIN DaviesHall 227  13339 Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

MW        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC N.Dutra              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  12246 Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.


SILA 306    American Sign Language 2    4 Units

Prerequisite: SILA 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 and ENGRD 312 and ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 and ESLW 340;
General Education: AA/AS Area I; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is the second in a series of five courses in American Sign Language (ASL). The emphasis is on nonverbal communication. Topics include grammatical features such as adjective descriptors, differentiation between cardinal/ordinal numbers, contrastive structure, temporal aspect markers and temporal sequencing, conversational skills, narrative skills and discussions with peers.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        03:00PM-05:05PM LEC E.Stagner            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  13344 
Textbook
"Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean."

TTh       03:15PM-05:20PM LEC S.Hauschildt         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 228  12699 Textbook
"Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean."

TTh       03:15PM-05:20PM LEC D.Hanaumi            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 228  12699 Textbook
"Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean."

MW        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC C.Cabral             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  11201 Textbook
"Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean."


SILA 315    American Sign Language 3    4 Units

Prerequisite: SILA 306 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligble for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 and ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 and ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course is the third in a series of five courses in American Sign Language. It emphasizes expressive and receptive nonverbal communication skills between signers who have preliminary American Sign Language syntactical and lexical skills. It provides an understanding of deaf cultural processes by identifying behaviors and norms from activities assigned in the class. It also includes dialogs that involve asking, empathizing, negotiating and agreeing or disagreeing. The emphasis is on non-speech communication.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC J.Birchall           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  11202 
Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.

TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC C.Hillenbrand        ARC MAIN DaviesHall 227  11203 Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean.


SILA 316    American Sign Language 4    4 Units

Prerequisite: SILA 315 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; or ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course is the fourth in a series of five courses in American Sign Language (ASL). It emphasizes expressive communication skills that involve locating and signing interesting facts, making major life decisions, discussing health conditions, and using money. It incorporates information and activities previously learned about Deaf culture into these narratives. The emphasis is on non-speech communication.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       01:00PM-03:05PM LEC J.Birchall           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  11204 
Textbook
Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean."

MW        03:00PM-05:05PM LEC J.Birchall           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  13522 Textbook
"Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean."


SILA 318    American Sign Language 5    4 Units

Prerequisite: SILA 316 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 and ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This advanced course in American Sign Language (ASL) in a series of five courses prepares for the effective communication with Deaf people. It emphasizes expressive communication skills that involve narrating unforgettable moments, telling about accidents, and storytelling. It incorporates information and activities previously learned about Deaf culture into these narratives. The emphasis is on non-speech communication.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       01:10PM-03:15PM LEC C.Hillenbrand        ARC MAIN Lib Arts 120    12574 
Textbook
"Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean."


SILA 330    Introduction to Deaf Culture    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116, ESLR 320, and ESLW 320; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of four institutions which have critical impact on the psycho-social development of Deaf people: family, education, work, and society. It provides awareness and sensitivity to the unique challenges of deafhood and how they influence personal-social and communication competencies of the Deaf person. Selected visits to community events may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Hauschildt         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  13150 
Textbook
"Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean."


SILA 332    Educating Deaf People    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116, ENGWR 103, ESLR 320, and ESLW 320; or placement through the assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is a survey course of topics related to educating deaf children, adults, and multi-handicapped individuals. It also covers teaching methods and philosophies, school placement issues, child development, and methods of addressing developmental and linguistic stages.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LEC J.Birchall           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  12247 
Textbook
"Deaf event requirement of approximately $20-$50 depending on number and type of activities selected.
If students need assistance in order to participate in a field trip or a field studies activity, they should contact the instructor or the Humanities Dean."


SILA 362    Introduction to the Interpreting Profession    .5 Units

Prerequisite: SILA 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces general information about the field of American Sign Language (ASL)/English interpretation. Topics include regulations, certification and educational requirements, fundamental and requisite skills, the Code of Professional Conduct, and pay scale and job opportunities in the field of ASL/English interpretation. An overview of the Interpreter Preparation Program at American River College and hands-on experiences are incorporated. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 24-Jan 24
Sa        08:00AM-05:40PM LEC E.McCaffrey          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  11726 
Textbook

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 5, 2015