This course gives students who are taking the basic ASL courses additional practice in fingerspelling and numbers through drills and receptive and expressive exercises.

Snapshot

Format: Online

Hours: 12

Credits: 1.2 CEUs

When: Jul. 7 - Aug. 11, 2020

Cost: $179

This course has been created specifically to use repetitive learning methods to help develop and reinforce fingerspelling and numbering skills. Topics that will be covered include:

  • Basic rules for fingerspelling and numbering
  • Proper production of fingerspelled words and numbering
  • Reading fingerspelling and numbering in isolation
  • Methods learned in a variety of expressive and receptive fingerspelling and numbering exercises

Who Should Attend?

  • Individuals who are taking or have taken the American Sign Language (ASL) Level 1 and 2 courses and are interested in developing and reinforcing their basic ASL finger-spelling skills.
  • The class is open to students 18 years of age and up. Minors ages 15 to 17 must be accompanied by a parent or a guardian who must be present in the classroom with the student at all times. We highly recommend that parents or guardians take advantage of the learning opportunity by signing up with their students. Please note that a request and agreement form for registration of a minor is required to complete the application. Call (706) 542-3537 for more information.

Course Information

Course Number: 

93303

Course Date: 
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 to Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Course Format: 
Online
Course Fee(s): 

$179

Dr. Ashia James studied American Sign Language at the American Sign Language Institute in New York, has taken ASL courses with Georgia Perimeter College, attended interpreter workshops with the Florida Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, and completed the Basic Interpreter Training Program at the University of Tennessee. She has done some work as a part-time interpreter, English tutor of graduate-level deaf students, and served as an instructor of ASL in the continuing education department of New Jersey City University prior to teaching at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education.