Class Schedule

Class Schedule For Deaf Studies - Fall2021

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Table Of Contents

DEAF 51 - American Sign Language 1 (4 Units)

Students will learn basic vocabulary and grammar of American Sign Language. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to exchange basic information about themselves and their families such as their names, where they live, and their interests. Through out-of-class readings, in-class discussions and demonstrations, and experiences within the deaf community, students are exposed to elements of the deaf culture and community.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for DEAF 51 Section 01 82989 1 Discussion 25/1 WEBONLINE - DeHaan,Kenneth
02 book for DEAF 51 Section 02 82990 1 Discussion 25/1 WEBONLINE - Garcia,Salvador
03 book for DEAF 51 Section 03 82991 1 Discussion 25/0 WEBONLINE - Garcia,Salvador
04 book for DEAF 51 Section 04 82992 1 Discussion 25/0 WEBONLINE - Gerlis,Rachel A
05 book for DEAF 51 Section 05 82993 1 Discussion 25/1 WEBONLINE - Molaison,Shane A
06 book for DEAF 51 Section 06 82994 1 Discussion 25/1 WEBONLINE - Weeks,Patrick
07 book for DEAF 51 Section 07 82995 1 Discussion 25/1 WEBONLINE - Weeks,Patrick
08 book for DEAF 51 Section 08 82996 1 Discussion 25/2 WEBONLINE - Weeks,Patrick
09 book for DEAF 51 Section 09 82997 1 Discussion 25/0 WEBONLINE - Egbert,Lisalee D
10 book for DEAF 51 Section 10 82998 1 Discussion 25/1 WEBONLINE - Egbert,Lisalee D
11 book for DEAF 51 Section 11 82999 1 Discussion 25/0 WEBONLINE - Bennett,Mela T
12 book for DEAF 51 Section 12 83000 1 Discussion 25/4 WEBONLINE - Bennett,Mela T
13 book for DEAF 51 Section 13 83001 1 Discussion 25/2 WEBONLINE - Bennett,Mela T
14 book for DEAF 51 Section 14 83002 1 Discussion 25/0 WEBONLINE - Gerlis,Rachel A

DEAF 52 - Amer Sign Language 2 (4 Units)

Students will continue to expand vocabulary and concepts acquired in DEAF 51. Expansion of conversational range includes talking about other people and activities, giving directions, and making requests. Students develop discourse skills appropriate for establishing connections with deaf acquaintances and handling a variety of interruptions. Through in-class discussions/demonstrations, course readings, and out-of-class field experience, students are exposed to elements of the deaf culture and community.

Prerequisite: DEAF 51 or equivalent.

Note: Taught in ASL without voice.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for DEAF 52 Section 01 83004 1 Lecture 25/0 WEBONLINE - Vicars,Bee FLR,HUM (C2)
02 book for DEAF 52 Section 02 83005 1 Lecture 25/0 WEBONLINE - Vicars,Bee FLR,HUM (C2)
03 book for DEAF 52 Section 03 83006 1 Lecture 25/1 WEBONLINE - Vicars,Bee FLR,HUM (C2)
04 book for DEAF 52 Section 04 83007 1 Lecture 25/2 WEBONLINE - Vicars,Bee FLR,HUM (C2)
05 book for DEAF 52 Section 05 83008 1 Lecture 25/0 MW WEBONLINE 1200PM-1245PM Hibbard,Evan E FLR,HUM (C2)
06 book for DEAF 52 Section 06 83009 1 Lecture 25/6 MW WEBONLINE 0115PM-0200PM Hibbard,Evan E FLR,HUM (C2)
07 book for DEAF 52 Section 07 83010 1 Lecture 25/3 WEBONLINE - Molaison,Shane A FLR,HUM (C2)
08 book for DEAF 52 Section 08 83011 1 Lecture 25/1 WEBONLINE - Molaison,Shane A FLR,HUM (C2)
09 book for DEAF 52 Section 09 83012 1 Lecture 25/0 WEBONLINE - Smith,Lauren E FLR,HUM (C2)
10 book for DEAF 52 Section 10 83013 1 Lecture 25/0 WEBONLINE - Smith,Lauren E FLR,HUM (C2)
11 book for DEAF 52 Section 11 83014 1 Lecture 25/5 TR WEBONLINE 0100PM-0200PM Dutra,Nathan FLR,HUM (C2)
12 book for DEAF 52 Section 12 83015 1 Lecture 25/2 TR WEBONLINE 0200PM-0300PM Dutra,Nathan FLR,HUM (C2)

DEAF 53 - American Sign Language 3 (4 Units)

Students will expand communicative repertoire developed in DEAF 52 to talk about people and places in a contextually-reduced framework. Students learn to describe places, objects, and events. Students develop basic narrative skills to tell about past events. Through in-class discussions/demonstrations, course readings, and out-of-class field experience, students are exposed to elements of the deaf community and culture.

Note: Taught in ASL without voice.

Prerequisite: EDS 52 or equivalent.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for DEAF 53 Section 01 82520 1 Discussion 25/1 WEBONLINE - Gerlis,Rachel A FLR

DEAF 56 - ASL Fingerspelling and Numbers (1 Units)

Students will develop increased fluency in their expressive and receptive abilities in fingerspelling through in-class practice and viewing of videotaped narratives. Students will also reinforce their abilities to utilize ASL numbering systems for time, money, measurements, and game scores, amount others.

Prerequisite: DEAF 52

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for DEAF 56 Section 01 82564 1 Discussion 25/5 WEBONLINE - Weeks,Patrick

DEAF 57 - ASL Classifiers (2 Units)

Students will develop increased understanding of the types and uses of classifiers in ASL and develop further abilities to utilize this component of ASL in their expressive and receptive signing abilities through in-class practice, viewing of videotaped narratives, and individual practice outside of class.

Prerequisite: DEAF 53; may be taken concurrently

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for DEAF 57 Section 01 82565 1 Discussion 25/6 WEBONLINE - Zarchy,Leah Geer

DEAF 60 - Introduction to Deaf Studies (3 Units)

Course introduces students to topics central to the deaf and deaf community, including audiology, education, culture, and history. Utilizing readings, lectures and group discussion, students will learn about the anatomy and causes of deafness, early intervention and education of deaf children, communication strategies and their effectiveness, the deaf as a cultural group and deaf/hearing relationships. Upon course completion, students will understand deaf individuals and their community in a holistic perspective and apply this knowledge toward further studies into the deaf culture and community.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for DEAF 60 Section 01 82566 1 Discussion 25/0 F WEBONLINE 1000AM-1045AM Hibbard,Evan E GE AREA D
02 book for DEAF 60 Section 02 82567 1 Discussion 25/2 F WEBONLINE 1115AM-1200PM Hibbard,Evan E GE AREA D
04 book for DEAF 60 Section 04 82660 1 Discussion 25/2 MW WEBONLINE 1000AM-1115AM Grushkin,Donald A GE AREA D

DEAF 154 - Amer Sign Language 4 (4 Units)

Principles, methods and techniques of manual communication with deaf people using American Sign Language. Emphasis on the continuation of developing advanced manual communication skills with a focus on techniques for informing others of factual information and instruction about rules and methods for students who will work or interact with adult deaf persons. Continuation of the analysis of the culture of deafness with emphasis on participation in the community.

Note: Taught in ASL without voice.

Prerequisite: DEAF 53

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for DEAF 154 Section 01 82606 1 Discussion 25/6 TR WEBONLINE 0300PM-0400PM Dutra,Nathan

DEAF 155 - American Sign Language 5 (4 Units)

Students will build upon communicative skills developed in EDS 154 to develop and expand on their abilities to discuss parts of the body and health conditions, tell a personal narrative about themselves and moments in theirs and others' lives, as well as to retell and translate simple stories into ASL.

Prerequisite: DEAF 154 or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for DEAF 155 Section 01 82597 1 Discussion 25/8 MW WEBONLINE 1000AM-1150AM Birchall,Jill

DEAF 161 - Deaf History (3 Units)

An overview of the education of the deaf from prehistoric times to the present will be provided. Roots of current trends and events in deaf education will be explored, with projections for the future. Current issues such as mainstreaming, cochlear implants, communication modalities for instruction and others are discussed in both a historical context and from a deaf perspective.

Prerequisite: DEAF 60, DEAF 154

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for DEAF 161 Section 01 82874 1 Lecture 25/0 WEBONLINE - Grushkin,Donald A

DEAF 162 - Deaf Culture+Community (3 Units)

Course introduces students to deaf people as a cultural and linguistic minority in America through coverage of sociolinguistic, anthropological, and historic issues in the development of deaf culture and community in America and worldwide. Utilizing readings, lectures and group discussion, topics will include: theories of culture; language use; cross-cultural interaction and intercultural processes, and deaf literature and art. Upon course completion, students will understand current and past educational, legal and medical policies and their impact on deaf and hard-of-hearing people.

Prerequisite: DEAF 60, DEAF 154

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for DEAF 162 Section 01 82973 1 Lecture 25/0 WEBONLINE - Grushkin,Donald A

DEAF 163 - ASL Literature (3 Units)

Students will learn several different forms of ASL literature. Aspects of both form and content will be analyzed as well as their role in the preservation and circulation of Deaf cultural forms.Students will also learn to perform narratives and/or poems in ASL. They will understand the effects of genre, style, perspective, and other artistic techniques on ASL signed art performances, and utilize similar techniques in their developed performances. Students may perform their stories for a general audience.

Prerequisite: DEAF 154

Note: Course taught in ASL with No Voice.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
1 book for DEAF 163 Section 1 82915 1 Lecture 25/1 WEBONLINE - Bennett,Mela T

DEAF 164 - Sign Language Structure+Usage (3 Units)

Examines origins and linguistic structure of American Sign Language (ASL). Cross-linguistic comparisons with spoken and signed languages of other countries will be made. Students will learn aspects of ASL phonology, morphology and syntax. Sociolinguistic aspects of ASL usage in regard to gender, ethnicity, geographical region and educational status will be discussed. Conducted entirely in American Sign Language.

Prerequisite: DEAF 154 or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for DEAF 164 Section 01 82568 1 Discussion 25/9 MW WEBONLINE 0300PM-0415PM Zarchy,Leah Geer

DEAF 165 - Curr Issues in the Deaf -Wor (3 Units)

This course will explore a specific theme of interest to faculty and students within the program, with course content changed each semester. Selected topics will touch upon issues of special concern and interest to the Deaf community such as genetics, multicultural issues, media representations of deafness, theatre and performance art, visual arts, and other subjects which may arise in the future. Course will consist of readings, discussion, independent research, and viewing of various media as appropriate.

Prerequisite: DEAF 154 or instructor approval.

Note: 1) May be repeated when different topic is offered with a different instructor of record 2) Course taught in ASL with No Voice.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for DEAF 165 Section 01 82837 1 Seminar 25/3 TR WEBONLINE 0400PM-0500PM Dutra,Nathan

DEAF 166 - Experiences Deaf Community (3 Units)

This course links active participation in the Deaf community to the content of previous Deaf Studies courses. In particular this course examines how to be a good ally within the Deaf community in the midst of a context of power, privilege and difference. Following a Service Learning model, students will collaborate on various service projects contributing to the Deaf community.

Field trip.

Prerequisite: DEAF 155, DEAF 161, DEAF 162.

Note: Course taught in ASL with No Voice.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for DEAF 166 Section 01 82875 1 Lecture 25/16 TR WEBONLINE 1030AM-1145AM Grushkin,Donald A

DEAF 199 - Independent Study Deaf Studies (1-3 Units)

Individual projects designed especially for students capable of independent study.

Note: Departmental petition required.

Prerequisite: DEAF 154

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for DEAF 199 Section 01 82616 1 Independent Study 99/98 WEBONLINE - Staff

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Class Attribute Codes

FLR - SAC:FOREIGN LANGUAGE GRAD REQ

GE AREA D - GE AREA D

HUM (C2) - Humanities (Area C2)

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (08/30/2021 to 12/10/2021)