Michelle Barto

Residential Faculty - American Sign Language

World Languages

Office: 41 - Room: 110

480-264-0167 (alt)

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
8:30 AM - 9:50 AM 8:30 AM - 9:50 AM  
 

Online

 

Online

 
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Classes Taught

Spring 2024

ASL101 American Sign Language I 4 Credits

Introduction of principles, methods, and techniques for communicating with deaf people who sign. Development of expressive and receptive sign skills, manual alphabet, numbers, and sign vocabulary. Overview of syntax, grammar, and culture related to American Sign Language (A.S.L.).

Prerequisites: None. ASL103 suggested as a corequisite but not required.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28599
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at michelle.barto@mesacc.edu

Class 28599 A Computer with a webcam or camera is required.

28595

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at michelle.barto@mesacc.edu

Class 28595 A Computer with a webcam or camera is required for ASL Internet Class.

28602

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at: michelle.barto@mesacc.edu

Class 28602 A Computer with a webcam or camera is required.

ASL102 American Sign Language II 4 Credits

Continued development of knowledge and language skills for communicating with deaf people who sign. Includes numbers, fingerspelling, and culture. Emphasis on enhancement of receptive sign skills and continued development of expressive sign skills. Application of rudimentary, syntactical, and grammatical structure stressed with continued development of sign vocabulary.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ASL101 or permission of Department or Division. Completion of prerequisites within the last three years is required.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28604
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at michelle.barto@mesacc.edu

Class 28604 A Computer with a webcam or camera is required.

ASL202 American Sign Language IV 4 Credits

Advanced American Sign Language skills including continued vocabulary. Emphasis on conversational techniques in a cross-cultural framework. Continued work on conceptual accurate signing of English idioms and words with multiple meanings.

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ASL201 or permission of Department or Division. ENG101 or ENG107, ASL200 and CRE101 or equivalent as indicated by assessment suggested but not required. Completion of prerequisites within the last 3 yrs is required.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28608
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
We
12:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28608 Students may contact instructor at: michelle.barto@mesacc.edu

Class 28608 A Computer with a webcam or camera is required.

Spring Flex Start 2024

ASL201 American Sign Language III 4 Credits

Linguistics of American Sign Language (A.S.L.) including non-manual behaviors and signing English idioms with conceptual accuracy. Emphasis on practical application of A.S.L. skills, expanded vocabulary, and cross-cultural communication.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ASL102 or permission of Department or Division.

ENG101 or ENG107 and CRE101 or equivalent as indicated by assessment suggested but not required. Completion of prerequisites within the last 3 years is required.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28607
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/22/2024 - 05/10/2024
Mo
12:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at michelle.barto@mesacc.edu

Class 28607 A Computer with a webcam or camera is required.

Fall 2024

ASL101 American Sign Language I 4 Credits

Introduction of principles, methods, and techniques for communicating with deaf people who sign. Development of expressive and receptive sign skills, manual alphabet, numbers, and sign vocabulary. Overview of syntax, grammar, and culture related to American Sign Language (A.S.L.).

Prerequisites: None. ASL103 suggested as a corequisite but not required.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
13643
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Open

15 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 13643 Students may contact instructor at michelle.barto@mesacc.edu

Class 13643 High-speed Internet and a video recording device are required to successfully participate in this class. Students are expected to video record themselves for this class.

13655

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

10 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 13655 Students may contact instructor at michelle.barto@mesacc.edu

Class 13655 High-speed Internet and a video recording device are required to successfully participate in this class. Students are expected to video record themselves for this class.

13663

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 13663 Students may contact instructor at: michelle.barto@mesacc.edu,

Class 13663 High-speed Internet and a video recording device are required to successfully participate in this class. Students are expected to video record themselves for this class.

ASL102 American Sign Language II 4 Credits

Continued development of knowledge and language skills for communicating with deaf people who sign. Includes numbers, fingerspelling, and culture. Emphasis on enhancement of receptive sign skills and continued development of expressive sign skills. Application of rudimentary, syntactical, and grammatical structure stressed with continued development of sign vocabulary.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ASL101 or permission of Department or Division. Completion of prerequisites within the last three years is required.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14922
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Open

15 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 14922 High-speed Internet and a video recording device are required to successfully participate in this class. Students are expected to video record themselves for this class

Class 14922 Students may contact instructor at: michelle.barto@mesacc.edu

ASL201 American Sign Language III 4 Credits

Linguistics of American Sign Language (A.S.L.) including non-manual behaviors and signing English idioms with conceptual accuracy. Emphasis on practical application of A.S.L. skills, expanded vocabulary, and cross-cultural communication.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ASL102 or permission of Department or Division.

ENG101 or ENG107 and CRE101 or equivalent as indicated by assessment suggested but not required. Completion of prerequisites within the last 3 years is required.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
13656
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/21/2024 - 12/13/2024
We
12:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Open

18 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 13656 Students may contact instructor at: michelle.barto@mesacc.edu.

Class 13656 High-speed Internet and a video recording device are required to successfully participate in this class. Students are expected to video record themselves for this class.

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