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American Sign Language 1

School Year: 2018-2019
Subject: Foreign Language
Course ID: NCV24852
College Concurrent: No
School District: Natrona County School District #1
Credit Recovery: No
Program Name: Natrona Virtual Learning
Course Capacity:
Grade Level(s): 9-12
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system Canvas
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Curriculum Type: Odysseyware
Credits: 1.00
Hathaway Success Course: No
Days: M T W TH 8
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Sep 04, 2018 - Jun 06, 2019
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
This course introduces the basics of American Sign Language (ASL) and i s designed for students who have little or no previous knowledge of ASL. Readiness for learning will be approached via visual-gestural communication techniques, visual discrimination, and visual memory exercises. ASL questions, commands, and other simple sentence structures are introduced to develop rudimentary conversational skills i n ASL. Information about the Deaf Community and Deaf Culture will be introduced. Prerequisite: None
Course Prerequisites:
NONE
Required Materials:
Internet acces, Computer, paper, pencil, household items for experiments
Course Accessibility:
DISTRICT DEVELOPED CANVAS IS REQUIRED TO ACCESS THE CURRICULUM AND SUBMIT ASSIGNMENTS.
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Student active time in course logged by the learning management system.
  • Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
  • Student may ask for one on one time for tutoring and this time would be documented.
  • No
  • Academic-based communication between the student and virtual education teacher or learning coach and virtual education teacher.
  • Attendance will be recorded weekly.
  • When this course is taken by a student in a school with a district-assigned learning coach, seat time attendance may be used to document participation.
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.
  • Estimated time to complete course is 100-180 hours. Teacher verification of participation weekly.