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Bright Sparks

2014/15 Projects

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This outreach pilot project will invite 5th and 6th class students into the School of Psychology at NUI Galway and will use innovative technology to teach children about neuroscience in novel and fun ways. 

TARA – Teaching Achievement by Revitalising Apparel

2014/15 Projects

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This project taught teenagers from Ability West who have intellectual disabilities how to bring new life to old clothes, such as t-shirts and shoes, in a fun environment of learning and creativity.

Sign Language Classes: Basic Course

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Basic Sign Language Course

This basic introductory course in Sign Language runs over 10 weeks with a 1 hour class each week. The course equips students with enough sign language to introduce themselves and conduct a fairly basic conversation with another sign language user. Participants may expect to learn the manual alphabet and some vocabulary associated with everyday conversation. There is some emphasis on conversational practice. Students are expected to attend no less that 80% of the course.  We are now offering the Signature exam for unit 101. This has a credit value of 3 and costs an extra €40 which students can pay separately if and when they decide to take the exam at the end of the course.

Cost: €40 including handouts via email (usual price €75)

Venue: Students’ Union Office upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn/AM108  Arts Millennium Building

Dates: Semester 2 (Courses will only proceed if sufficient students sign up for same)

Course A:Tuesday 19th January  – Tuesday 22nd March 2016 12pm-1pm in SU Office upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn

Course B:Tuesday 19th January – Tuesday 22nd March 2016 1pm – 2pm in SU Office upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn Course FULL 19/01/16

Course C: Wednesday 20th January – Wednesday 23rd March 2016 6pm-7pm in AM108 Arts Millennium Building Course FULL 19/01/16

Course D: Thursday 21st January – Thursday 7th April 2016 6pm-7pm in AM108 Arts Millennium Building (No Class 17th or 24th March) Course FULL 19/01/16

Max: 12 students per class

Course Provider: The Centre for Sign Language Studies