AUSTRALIAN SIGN LANGUAGE 2B

DFS2AUB

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will develop further their intermediate level of communicative competence in Auslan in both receptive and production skills. They will focus on the use of formal register and discourse forms in the language, and will also discuss the issue of sociolinguistic variation within the deaf community.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRamunas McRae

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

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

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesDFS2AUA

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 intermediate and some advanced level vocabulary and grammatical constructions in Auslan
02. Produce and appraise one's own production of a range of intermediate level vocabulary items and grammatical constructions in Auslan
03. Compare and contrast Auslan and English vocabulary and grammar
04. Compare and contrast formal and informal register and discourse forms in Auslan and English
05. Recognise the value of sociolinguistic variation in the Australian deaf community and incorporate this into receptive and productive skills in Auslan

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRamunas McRae

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 31 - 43
One 3.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Reflective practice exercises (equivalent to 1,500-words)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

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

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2

One initial production task (equivalent to 500-words)

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2

15-minute comprehension tasks (equivalent to 500-words)Hurdle requirement: Must obtain a pass in all components of assessment

N/AN/AN/AYes40 SILO1