Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jul 15, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog
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ASLP 269 - Independent Study in ASL

This course invites advanced students to pursue a further in-depth independent study of a specialized aspect of ASL, to explore specific grammatical and cultural aspects of ASL, to consider the historical and practical implications of these aspects, or to explore their own specialization within the curriculum more closely. PREREQUISITE(S): ASLP 207  or consent of department. Minimum of 30 hours per semester hour.

1-4 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Identify resources needed to achieved knowledge or master of in-depth study in a specialized aspect of ASL.
  • Investigate and analyze traditions in oratory, folklore, or performance art, either in print or in permanent media such as film and video.
  • Demonstrate research and information literacy skills.
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the components of ASL in order to identify the shared set of characteristics that bind deaf and hearing people together.
  • Analyze events, including silent dinners and coffee shops, to ascertain how the practical implications of ASL are correlated to communication and interaction.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of diverse Deaf cultures from a global and historical perspective and the relation of ASL to other sign languages.
  • Communicate effectively using listening, speaking, reading and writing ASL and translating in ASL as a component of the research.
  • Demonstrate competence information literacy and written communication in a minimum of two research papers.

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