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Tour of American Sign Language Department
Friday, August 17
3:00pm to 05:00:00 PM (2 flex hours)

presented by Kelley Nielsen & Jennifer Smith, kelley.nielsen@gcccd.edu
Workshop Number: CC-F-665
Location: Meet in the ASL Foyer

A tour of the Department of American Sign Language Classrooms and Media Foyer will be given to the workshop participants. The history and development of the ASL Program will be presented using a multi-media approach. The use of technology in the ASL curriculum will be highlighted and demonstrated including the use of "laptop backpacks" for student generated video projects. ASL's pioneering use of iTunesU as a method of increasing student retention and success will be discussed and demonstrated. The discipline's unique features will be detailed including the volunteer tutoring free to all ASL students, the Mentored Teaching Assistants program, the ASL Choir and the Cuyamaca American Sign Language Association (CCASLA).

 

 

 

 

 

Revised   October 11, 2009
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