E.S.O.L. and American Sign Language

Effective January 2022:  All students (including non-credit students enrolled in any on-campus courses or off-site clinical) will be required to provide Middlesex Community College proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to coming on-campus.    

American Sign Language
Course emphasis will be on basic ASL vocabulary development and comprehension of basic grammar, adherence and focus on the manual alphabet (fingerspelling) of names, numbers, specific persons in one’s life and important places.  Students will exercise visual/gestural cues and non-verbal communication skills, as well as use of body language use.  During these ASL lessons and discourses, students will be strongly encouraged to incorporate facial expressions such as punctuation markers, adjectives/adverbs and questioning format.   Certification of completion attests that students are able to communicate in basic (or elementary) sign language with the use of fingerspelling, social survival sign vocabulary and simple phrases with an introduction to Deaf culture and community. *(12 hours) $179

Not offered in Fall 2022 


Theater for English Learners

This course uses theatre-based techniques (role-play, improvisation, storytelling, image theatre) as a tool to improve the student’s language skills in an interactive and engaging environment. It enhances learning through different learning styles and by drawing connections from the students’ own experiences. This course aims to make English language learning an exciting experience. Students will expand their vocabulary and gain confidence in using English in an everyday situation. (18 hours) $250
9/26/22-11/1/22     6:30pm-7:30pm     Monday/Tuesday
Online with Class Meeting Times
Course Number: CAR 947 75      CRN: 18242
Professor: FISHER  


Theater for Portuguese Learners

This course uses theatre-based techniques (role-play, improvisation, storytelling, image theatre) as a tool to improve the student’s language skills in an interactive and engaging environment. It enhances learning through different learning styles and by drawing connections from the students’ own experiences. This course aims to make English language learning an exciting experience. Students will expand their vocabulary and gain confidence in using Portuguese in an everyday situation. (18 hours) $250

9/26/22-11/1/22     3:00pm-4:30pm     Monday/Tuesday
Online with Class Meeting Times
Course Number: CAR 975 75      CRN: 18357
Professor: FISHER


Child Development Associate Training Renewal
This online course provides the 45 hours or 4.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) required by the CDA Council to fulfill and renew your Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. This course is selected from the eight CDA competency areas to provide a breadth of knowledge, and they support the requirements for renewing your certification for Associates original settings, age-level endorsement, and specialization. This course is the right choice for you if you have a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential and wish to renew it. Enrollment and payment is through Cengage Learning by calling 951-387-4243. Not eligible for waivers. 45 hours. $799







Last Modified: 8/2/22