Course Description for Interpreting in Community Settings
Interpreting in Community Settings
Prerequisite: ASL 2150, ENC 1101, INT 1000, INT 2010, INT 2113, INT 2303
Description: This course provides an introduction to a range of settings where interpreters work and teaches students to determine appropriate use of consecutive and simultaneous interpreting. Students learn terminology, register, and protocols for interpreting in specialty areas, including vocational rehabilitation, healthcare, social service, employment, and education. This course provides a foundation for using the Demand-Control Schema during communication assessment and evaluation of consumer needs, with respect for linguistic and cultural diversity and requires 20 hours of field-based experience.