AUSTRALIAN SIGN LANGUAGE 1A

DFS1AUA

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will develop practical abilities in both receptive and production skills in Australian Sign Language (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.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLisa Gunter

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

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAuslan 1A readings and workbookPrescribedNational Institute for Deaf Studies, La Trobe UniversityNIDS, LA TROBE UNIVERSITY, 2012
ReadingsIntroduction to Auslan level 1PrescribedBranson, J. et al.NIDS, LA TROBE UNIVERSITY, 3RD EDN, 2007

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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment size35

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLisa Gunter

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Class exercises (equivalent to 1,500-word)Hurdle requirement: Must obtain a pass in all components of assessment.20
One final production task (equivalent to 1,500-word)35
One initial production task (equivalent to 500-word)5
Two 15-minute comprehension tasks (equivalent to 500-word)40

Melbourne, 2014, Week 07-07, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment size70

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLisa Gunter

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 07 - 07
One 7.0 hours lecture/seminar per day on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 07 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Class exercises (equivalent to 1,500-word)Hurdle requirement: Must obtain a pass in all components of assessment.20
One final production task (equivalent to 1,500-word)35
One initial production task (equivalent to 500-word)5
Two 15-minute comprehension tasks (equivalent to 500-word)40

Melbourne, 2014, Week 28-28, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size120

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLisa Gunter

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 28 - 28
One 7.0 hours lecture/seminar per day on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Class exercises (equivalent to 1,500-word)Hurdle requirement: Must obtain a pass in all components of assessment.20
One final production task (equivalent to 1,500-word)35
One initial production task (equivalent to 500-word)5
Two 15-minute comprehension tasks (equivalent to 500-word)40