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FSSL ASL Seminar Descriptions - Summer

FSSL Summer Seminars held from Tuesday, June 5 to Wednesday, July 25.

FSSL Seminars will be held in LBJ Hall - 3816

 

All seminar courses will be taught by Heather Miller.

 

 June

June 5th 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm: 216 - Targeted Grammatical Rules - This seminar is designed to enhance participants' knowledge and skill in using ASL grammar. Content will be a combination of instructor choice and participant requests. Prerequisite: ASL III or SLPI rating of Intermediate or above.

June 12th  9:00 am – 11:00 am: 593 - Family Relationship - Family Relationships provides instruction and practice with the signs for family members and how to refer to them. This is excellent for practicing both non-dominant hand listing and the use of space. Prerequisite: ASL III or SLPI rating of Intermediate or above.

June 15th 11:00 am – 1:00 pm: 585 - Murder Mystery  - There has been a murder, and the workshop’s goal is to find out who did it. Everyone will know the basics, and each participant will have unique knowledge. The task will be for the group to ask questions of each other until the murderer is discovered. No ASL students will be harmed in this workshop.Prerequisite: ASL III or SLPI rating of Intermediate or above.

June 18th 9:00 am – 11:00 am: 207 - Sign Production - A sign's handshape, location, movement, location and facial expression are all necessary ingredients for clearly and accurately relaying a message in ASL. Sign Production provides instruction in applying these aspects of production to individual signs - the lexical level – and in creating strings of signs to make clear and fluent sentences. Prerequisite: Completion of ASL III or SLPI Intermediate rating or above.

June 19th 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm: 594 – Games - Board games, group games, puzzles…impossible to know what might happen. Prerequisite: ASL III or SLPI rating of Intermediate or above.

June 21st 9:00 am – 11:00 am: 235 – Fingerspelling and Numbers - This seminar is designed to develop basic receptive and expressive fingerspelling and number skills. The seminar also will provide management strategies for receptive skills. The seminar includes fingerspelling styles and numerical definitions in many short narratives with lexicalized fingerspelling and ASL number systems. Prerequisite: Completion of ASL III or SLPI Intermediate rating or above

June 25th 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm: 590 – Gardening - Gardening provides instruction and practice with the signs for who want to learn how to sign relate to garden.  If you love garden then this course is perfect for you. Prerequisite: ASL III or SLPI rating of Intermediate or above.

 

July

July 12th – 9:00 am – 11:00 am: 594 – Games  - Board games, group games, puzzles…impossible to know what might happen.Prerequisite: ASL III or SLPI rating of Intermediate or above.

July 17th – 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm: 216 - Targeted Grammatical Rules - This two hours seminar is designed to enhance participants' knowledge and skill in using ASL grammar. Content will be a combination of instructor choice and participant requests. Prerequisite: ASL III or SLPI rating of Intermediate or above.

July 19th – 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm: 207 - Sign Production - A sign's handshape, location, movement, location and facial expression are all necessary ingredients for clearly and accurately relaying a message in ASL. Sign Production provides instruction in applying these aspects of production to individual signs - the lexical level – and in creating strings of signs to make clear and fluent sentences. Prerequisite: Completion of ASL III or SLPI Intermediate rating or above.

July 25th  2:00 pm – 4:00 pm:  591 – Space and Directionality - A provides instruction and reinforces skills in taking advantage of ASL's use of physical space around the signer.  It covers directional verbs, present and absent referents, character identification and pronouns, and other topics.  Prerequisite: Completion of ASL III or SLPI Intermediate rating or above.