2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 20, 2024  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AM 151 - Fingerspelling I

Credits: 1
This course is designed to develop basic skills in receptive and expressive fingerspelling.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Achieve skills in visual discrimination by properly decoding fingerspelled minimal pairs.
  2. Achieve skills in reading simple fingerspelled words executed at normal speeds.
  3. Read signed numbers 0-100 given in isolation and embedded in signed phrases.
  4. Produce fingerspelled words and simple phrases fluently and legibly, incorporating proper movement and rhythm between letters and words.
  5. Produce signed numbers from 0-100 at a normal speed.
  6. Demonstrate appropriate ASL communication skills based on Deaf cultural norms of behavior.
  7. Produce in ASL a minimum of basic mathmatic operations including but not limited to addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and apply them to problem solving.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: AM 147  or Instructor approval
Graded: Letter Grade

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