Course Description for Methods for Teaching Interpreting
Methods for Teaching Interpreting
Description: This course addresses various strategies for teaching consecutive and simultaneous interpreting skills to novice interpreting students. The three areas of concentration are (1) interpreting consecutive dialogue, (2) interpreting simultaneous dialogue, and (3) interpreting simultaneous monologue from English to ASL and from ASL to spoken English. Students learn how to scaffold skill sets when developing interpreting methods courses so their students will achieve the program's exit competencies and be prepared for workforce entry. The course requires students to apply interpreting models and philosophies to instruction and reinforcement of interpreting skill acquisition.