AUSTRALIAN SIGN LANGUAGE 1B

DFS1AUB

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will continue to 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 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-ordinatorLisa Gunter

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Either DFS1ANA, DFS1AUA or equivalent

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 (Creative Problem-solving)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (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 (Teamwork)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

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

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

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

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

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size70

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLisa Gunter

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Class 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)35 02
One initial production task (equivalent to 500-word)5 02
Two 15-minute comprehension tasks (equivalent to 500-word)40 01