AUSTRALIAN SIGN LANGUAGE 1B

DFS1AUB

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will continue to develop practical abilities in both receptive and production skills in Auslan to a level of basic communicative competence. Students are introduced to further 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

Prerequisites DFS1AUA or coordinators approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions The offering of this subject as a one-week intensive is subject to sufficient enrolments

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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

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

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

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

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
Critical Thinking
Inquiry/ Research
Writing
Teamwork

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:
Writing
Critical Thinking
Inquiry/ Research
Teamwork
Creative Problem-solving

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorStephanie Linder

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week during the day from week 31 to week 43 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