AUSTRALIAN SIGN LANGUAGE 1A

DFS1AUA

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

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

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRamunas McRae

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesSigning skills practice, classroom activities and written responses to comprehension questions, written class exercises, analysing sign language video data.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Recognise and respond to a range of beginner level vocabulary and grammatical constructions in Auslan.
02. Produce a range of beginner level vocabulary items and grammatical constructions in Auslan.
03. Compare and contrast Auslan and English vocabulary and grammar.
04. Compare and contrast the cultural and social contexts in which Auslan and English are used.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRamunas McRae

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two reflective practice exercises (equivalent to 1,500-word)Hurdle requirement: Must obtain a pass in all components of assessment.

N/AN/AN/AYes20 SILO3, SILO4

One final production task (equivalent to 1,500-word)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2

One initial production task (equivalent to 500-word)

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2

Two 15-minute comprehension tasks (equivalent to 500-word)

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Winter semester, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRamunas McRae

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 25 - 28
Five 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 25 - 28
Five 6.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two reflective practice exercises (equivalent to 1,500-word)Hurdle requirement: Must obtain a pass in all components of assessment.

N/AN/AN/AYes20 SILO3, SILO4

One final production task (equivalent to 1,500-word)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2

One initial production task (equivalent to 500-word)

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2

Two 15-minute comprehension tasks (equivalent to 500-word)

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1