DEAF 311 Fingerspelling, Classifiers and Numbers
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Prerequisite: DEAF 310 or SILA 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Transferable: CSU; UC
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.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
SLO 1: UTILIZE EXPRESSIVE AND RECEPTIVE FINGERSPELLING STYLE IN AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE.