INT 5932: Issues and Trends in Educational Interpreting
Course Description for Issues and Trends in Educational Interpreting
Issues and Trends in Educational Interpreting
Description: This course focuses on current issues, trends, and topics that impact the work of educational interpreters in K-12 settings as they provide services and interventions to Deaf and hard-of-hearing students. The issues and challenges addressed in this course will be derived from up-to-date knowledge from research and effective practice as well as current issues and trends in the field. Topics covered may include educational policies and legislation, work of Deaf and hearing interpreting teams, language deprivation among Deaf and hard-of-hearing children, credentialing and licensure issues, advanced language development, and interdisciplinary teamwork in K-12 settings.