Spring 2015 Class Schedule (CRC)



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SILA 305    American Sign Language 1    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is the beginning course in a series of four courses in visual-gestural processing of sign language. It provides instructional activities for people who wish to become competent in communication with deaf people. This emphasis is on non-verbal communication.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        03:00PM-05:05PM LEC K.Harrell            CRC MAIN LRC 104         15787 
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SILA 306    American Sign Language 2    4 Units

Prerequisite: SILA 305 with a grade of "C" or better
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 four courses in American Sign Language. The emphasis is on non-verbal communication. Topics presented include grammatical features such as descriptors, differentiation between cardinal/ordinal numbers, contrastive structure, temporal aspect markers and temporal sequencing.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       03:00PM-05:05PM LEC K.Harrell            CRC MAIN BS 129          15788 
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SILA 316    American Sign Language 4    4 Units

Prerequisite: SILA 315 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course is the fourth in a series of four courses in American Sign Language. The emphasis is on non-verbal communication, at advanced levels of competency. Topics presented include advanced grammatical features such as descriptors, classifier use, various numbering systems in American Sign Language, cultural features of the language and the diverse aspects of the American Deaf Community.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC K.Harrell            CRC MAIN LRC 104         15789 
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SILA 332    Educating Deaf People    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is a course of topics related to educating deaf children, adults, and multi-handicapped individuals. It also covers teaching methods and philosophies, school placements issues, child development, and methods of addressing developmental and linguistic stages.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC K.Harrell            CRC MAIN LRC 105         15790 
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SILA 338    American Sign Language for Use with Infants and Young Children    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on American Sign Language for Use with Infants and Young Children vocabulary, alphabet, handshape, movement, palm orientation, structure,and grammar. Students will learn core vocabulary, comprehension,and grammar in ASL to understand its structure. Students will also be introduced to the history of the Deaf community and its culture, as well as be exposed to community resources for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing populations.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC K.Harrell            CRC MAIN LRC 105         15970 
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SILA 345    Fingerspelling    1 Unit

Prerequisite: SILA 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 9 hours LAB
Description: A basic course in use of the manual alphabet designed to augment expressive and receptive fingerspelling skills introduced in American Sign Language (ASL) courses. Perceptual strategies of use to hearing adults stressed. Emphasis on recognition of fingerspelling in context. Basic knowledge of American Sign Language required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
T         08:30PM-09:20PM LEC K.Harrell            CRC MAIN LRC 104         20100 
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T         09:20PM-09:50PM LAB K.Harrell            CRC MAIN LRC 104           


SILA 495    Independent Studies in Sign Language Studies    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Harrell             TBA TBA                 16198 
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3 Unit Lab.

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 4, 2015