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Course Title: ASL 261 - Advanced American Sign Language I (4 credits)
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Course Description and Prerequisites
Course Requisite Technical Skills
In order to succeed in this online course, you must be comfortable working with technology. At a minimum, you must possess the following technical skills:
- Ability to use the Internet in an effective and efficient manner, including installation and management of browser plug-ins and add-ons.
- Basic knowledge about the operation of a computer, file management, and software installation.
- Working knowledge of the Canvas learning management system.
- Ability to proficiently search the web for information
- Ability to download and print information from websites
- Ability to download, view, and/or print PDF files
Textbooks and Materials
Acquiring Textbooks and Course Materials
No Voicing Policy: To enhance your language acquisition of ASL, a “no voicing” setting will be enforced. Please respect your instructor and your classmates by refraining from voicing to or interpreting for others. If you do not understand (or missed a portion of information) me or your classmates, please ask for clarification.
No Voicing Policy:
To enhance your language acquisition of ASL, a “no voicing” setting will be enforced. Please respect your instructor and your classmates by refraining from voicing to or interpreting for others. If you do not understand (or missed a portion of information) me or your classmates, please ask for clarification.
You are expected to cease voicing the moment you walk into the zoom room until the moment you exit the classroom. You are also expected to keep signing until the instructor has left the room. If you’re in the classroom and your instructor is not there or class has not started, please practice ASL with your classmates.
***If voicing becomes a persistent problem, I will ask you to leave the class for the day.
Late Work Policy:
Absolutely NO papers, videos, or assignments will be accepted past due dates.
Grading Turnaround Time:
All completed assignments will be graded seven days from the submission date, and sooner when possible.
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Student Rights & Responsibilities
Overview of Assignments
Your Email Account
Accommodation Policy and Statements
NOVA Online Policies and Procedures
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