American Sign Language 1

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    "American Sign Language 1 A - Virtual Learning ASL 1 Virtual is an online class. Please read through entire description. ASL 1 is an introduction to American Sign Language and the Deaf community. The main emphasis is on expressive skills (signing) while developing receptive skills (understanding signing). Students will be guided in recognizing the interrelationships of language and will develop a cultural appreciation for the Deaf community. The expected outcome of this course is developing Novice Mid to Novice High proficiency. This course is conducted in ASL (without voice) a significant amount of time. While instruction and content are delivered over the internet, students do have opportunities to meet with their instructor for personalized instruction using video conferencing and periodic face to face by appointment. Flexibility of the course allows for inside and outside the school day scheduling. If taken inside the school day, students have the option to schedule the course during their 1st, 3rd, or 4th periods. Students do not have to be physically present on campus to take an online course. While there is flexibility in the time of day you work on your classes, they are NOT self-paced. The following links will provide more information about the Virtual Learning Academy (VLA). VLA Website: http://vla.lisd.net Frequently Asked Questions: https://www.lisd.net/Page/7015" While instruction and content are delivered over the internet, students do have opportunities to meet with their instructor for personalized instruction using video conferencing and periodic face to face by appointment. Flexibility of the course allows for inside and outside the school day scheduling. If taken inside the school day, students have the option to schedule the course during their 1st, 3rd, or 4th periods. Students do not have to be physically present on campus to take an online course. While there is flexibility in the time of day you work on your classes, they are NOT self-paced.

    This is a 1 credit course that is broken into to half-credit courses labeled A and B. You must complete both A and B sides of the course to receive the full credit.

    • Credits:A=0.5 | B=0.5
    • GPA Level:GPA Level 1
    • Subject:Languages Other Than English
    • Grade:9-12
    • Prerequisites: None

     


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Last Modified on February 19, 2021