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American Sign Language

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Department's Mission​​

The Modern Languages Department at Santiago Canyon College offers quality language experiences to expand awareness and understanding of cultural diversity and other worldviews through languages learning. In addition to providing timely university transfer courses, the department offers an Associate in Arts in Modern Languages, an Associate in Arts in Spanish for Transfer, an American Sign Language Certificate of Achievement as well as community services learning activities​​​

Biography

​Charlie Malone received his B.A. in Economics and his M.A. degree in Special Education from California State University, Northridge. He maintains a valid Education Specialist Instruction Credential, in conjunction with a current Cross-cultural, Language and Academic Development certificate to teach Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students.

Prior to becoming part of Santiago Canyon College as an Assistant Professor in 2014, Charlie has taught multiple subjects using American Sign Language over 14 years to DHH students at the Elementary, Middle and High School levels.   He served as a Department Chair of Special Education and was the Case Carrier of Individualized Education Plans. During this time, he concurrently taught American Sign Language and Deaf Perspective courses as an Adjunct Professor at Santa Ana and Santiago Canyon College campuses. 

Growing up in a Deaf household, Charlie used German, German Sign Language and English to communicate with his immediate family members.  When he is not teaching, Charlie enjoys road trips, hiking and being with his wife and three girls.   ​

Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs)​

Maintain an ongoing dialogue in ASL at an intermediate conversational level.


SLOs

To access Student Learning Outcomes information please clik on the link below.

SLOS

ASL Program Courses

Certificate Requirements     

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ASL 110 - American Sign Language I                           
ASL 111 - American Sign Language II                                   
ASL 113 - Introduction to interpreting for the Deaf         
ASL 114 - Classifiers, Fingerspelling and Numbering       
ASL 116 - Introduction to Deaf Studies                               
ASL 210 - American Sign Language III                                  

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​CDEV 107 - Child Growth and Development                        
CDEV 205 - Intro to Children with Special Needs                 
COMM 100/100H - Intro to Personal communication        
COMM 120/120H - Intro to Intercultural Communication 
EDUC 209 - Roles and Responsibilities of the Special Education Paraprofessional    ​ 
Psychology 157 - Introduction to Child Psychology             
Theater​ Arts 110​ - Acting Fundamentals                            
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ASL PROPOSED COURSE OFFERINGS 2020-2022


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Fall
2020
​Inter-session
2021
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2021
Summer
2021
Fall
2021
Inter-session
2022
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2022

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2022
​ASL ​110​​
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​ASL 111
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​ASL 113
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​ASL 114
​ASL 116
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​ASL 210
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To access a full description of the course, please click on the link of the desired course number.​

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