Fall 2017 Class Schedule (CRC)



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DEAF 310    American Sign Language I    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is the first course in a series of four courses in American Sign Language (ASL). The instructional activities are based on an immersion approach, in which the learners develop language competency in source and target language. The emphasis is on non-speech 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. This course was formerly known as SILA 305.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        03:00PM-05:05PM LEC K.Harrell            CRC MAIN LRC 104         15255 
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DEAF 311    Fingerspelling, Classifiers and Numbers    3 Units

Prerequisite: DEAF 310 or SILA 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the manual alphabet, numbers and classifiers and is designed to augment expressive and receptive fingerspelling, number and classifiers skills introduced in American Sign Language (ASL) courses. The focus is on skills and perceptual strategies used by students. Emphasis is on recognition of fingerspelling in context. Basic knowledge of American Sign Language is required. It enables the ASL students to develop, expand, and reinforce hands-on experiences with ASL using basic or complex fingerspelling, numbers, and classifiers skills.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC K.Harrell            CRC MAIN WIN 254         19241 
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DEAF 312    American Sign Language II    4 Units

Prerequisite: DEAF 310 or SILA 305 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is the second in a series of four 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. This course was formerly known as SILA 306.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       03:00PM-05:05PM LEC K.Harrell            CRC MAIN LRC 104         15256 
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DEAF 314    American Sign Language III    4 Units

Prerequisite: DEAF 312 or SILA 306 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course is the third in a series of four 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. This course was formerly known as SILA 315.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC S.Thrapp             CRC MAIN LRC 104         15257 
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DEAF 352    Introduction to American Deaf Education     3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys topics related to educating Deaf children, adults, and individuals with additional disabilities. It also covers teaching methods and philosophies, school placement issues, child development, and methods of addressing developmental and linguistic stages. Selected visits to a residential Deaf school in Fremont and/or a local mainstreaming/Deaf program school may be required. This course was formerly known as SILA 332.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC K.Harrell            CRC MAIN LRC 104         19242 
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DEAF 360    Deaf Art    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces Deaf Arts such as drawings, sculptures, artifacts, painting, printmaking and films. We will examine the materials, methods, and design principles of creating Deaf Arts . Local field trips may be required. This course addresses the need and demand of this instruction for global recognition and its social and cultural affects toward Deaf Arts. It promotes global and cultural understanding to the relationship of Deaf Art and the expression of national, regional, socio-economic class, and gender identity.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        08:00PM-09:20PM LEC K.Harrell            CRC MAIN LRC 104         19243 
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Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: November 15, 2017