AUSTRALIAN SIGN LANGUAGE 1A

DFS1AUA

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will develop practical abilities in both receptive and production skills inĀ Auslan to a level of basic communicative competence. Students are introduced to the key grammatical structures of Auslan and the use of the language in its appropriate cultural and social context.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorStephanie Linder

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Recognise and respond to a range of beginner level vocabulary and grammatical constructions in Auslan.

Activities:
Signing skills practice, classroom activities and written responses to comprehension questions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork
Creative Problem-solving
Inquiry/ Research
Writing
Critical Thinking

02. Produce a range of beginner level vocabulary items and grammatical constructions in Auslan.

Activities:
Signing skills practice and classroom activities.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Creative Problem-solving
Inquiry/ Research
Teamwork
Critical Thinking

03. Compare and contrast Auslan and English vocabulary and grammar.

Activities:
Written class exercises, classroom actitivies and analysing sign language video data.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving
Writing
Critical Thinking
Teamwork
Inquiry/ Research

04. Compare and contrast the cultural and social contexts in which Auslan and English are used.

Activities:
Written class exercises, classroom actitivies and analysing sign language video data.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking
Creative Problem-solving
Inquiry/ Research
Teamwork
Writing

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorStephanie Linder

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two reflective practice exercises (equivalent to 1,500-word)Hurdle requirement: Must obtain a pass in all components of assessment.20 03, 04
One final production task (equivalent to 1,500-word)30 02
One initial production task (equivalent to 500-word)10 02
Two 15-minute comprehension tasks (equivalent to 500-word)40 01

Melbourne, 2018, Week 28-31, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorStephanie Linder

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 30 - 30
Five 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 28 - 31
Five 6.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two reflective practice exercises (equivalent to 1,500-word)Hurdle requirement: Must obtain a pass in all components of assessment.20 03, 04
One final production task (equivalent to 1,500-word)30 02
One initial production task (equivalent to 500-word)10 02
Two 15-minute comprehension tasks (equivalent to 500-word)40 01